Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia said they held “grave concerns” about escalating tensions caused by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes.
South Korea said it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit.
Trump signed legislation that encourages the US to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa, angering China.
The Kremlin said it hoped for a constructive and sober approach to relations between Russia and the US following the firing of Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State.
The US has made it clear that Trump-Kim meeting would happen only if Pyongyang sticks to the promises over its missiles and nuclear programme.
The US government will not make concessions during negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, CIA Director said.
US President Donald Trump said that North Korea has promised to halt missile tests “through our meetings.”
Nifty ended the session with small losses, down at 10,226.85 due to volatility and further selling pressure, mainly in banking, metal, pharma and infra sectors.
The rupee failed to hold on to its early strong gains and eventually slipped back by 3 paise to end at 65.17 against the US currency on steady dollar demand.
Angela Merkel said there were reasons to be hopeful about the situation in North Korea, especially given progress towards talks between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.
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Group is entering into a management contract with The Park Hotels
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Bidders are bullish on the sector after Govt raise import duties on certain vegetable oils
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TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co
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Will have to buy at least 26% stake through Voluntary open offer as part of takeover code
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Business Standard Reports
TRAI issues show-cause notice to co
Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers
Have to respond till Mar 25
Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not
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Economic Times Reports