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Gold Holds Near 13-Month High Ahead of US Jobs Data

Manila: Gold edged lower on Friday, but was not far off a 13-month peak reached in the prior session when a weaker dollar and technical buying gave bullion its best day in two weeks. Investors are eyeing crucial U.S. nonfarm payrolls data due later in the day, where a strong reading for February could stall further gains in the precious ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Broadcom to Slash 1,900 Jobs Globally

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd, the company created following the merger of Avago and Broadcom, said it would cut about 1,900 jobs globally across its businesses. Shares of Broadcom, which also supplies to Apple Inc, were up 8 percent at $148.20 in extended trading on Thursday. The company said it expects to take charges of about $650 million related to the job ... Read More »

Uber Inks Pact With Maharashtra to Create 75,000 Jobs

Taxi-hailing app Uber Tuesday signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government to help create 75,000 jobs across the state. Through this memorandum of understanding (MoU), Uber will focus on training women and people from marginalised sectors of society. “This is to promote equal and fair opportunity for all sectors of society to earn sufficient fares as independent entrepreneurs on the ... Read More »

Fear of Losing Jobs Recedes in India, Says Survey

Seventeen per cent of Indian employees fear about losing their jobs. This is the finding of a survey by global human resource consulting firm Randstad conducted during the December quarter. In the September survey, 23 per cent of employees had expressed fear about job security. The survey also revealed positive sentiment among Indian employers for 2016: A staggering 90 per ... Read More »

250,000 E-Commerce Jobs Likely in 2016: Assocham

E-commerce is likely to generate during 2016 nearly 2.5 lakh jobs in India’s online retail, including temporary employees, supply chain, logistics and ancillary units, an apex trade association has said. According to estimates, released on Friday by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), 2.5 million people will be required to work within the e-commerce industry by ... Read More »