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Past articles by Saheli:

Here's how much money athletes at the Beijing Olympics earn for winning medals

Team USA, for example, rewards its athletes $37,500 for every gold medal won, $22,500 for silver and $15,000 for bronze. → Read More

India expects to conclude 5G spectrum auction by August, IT minister says

5G refers to the fifth generation of high-speed mobile internet that aims to provide faster data speeds and more bandwidth. → Read More

India is on track to take its largest state-owned insurer public in March, government official says

A successful IPO for the Life Insurance Corporation could go a long way in helping the government meet its disinvestment targets. → Read More

India's proposed 30% tax on digital asset income is overall a positive, crypto exchange head says

Furthermore, India planned to impose a 1% tax deducted at source, or TDS, on payments related to the transfer of digital assets. → Read More

Asia-Pacific markets set to trade lower amid lingering growth concerns and geopolitical tensions

Traders will watch the U.S. nonfarm payroll count due Friday, which is seen as one of the major indicators of the how the U.S. economy is doing. → Read More

India is set to announce its new budget on Tuesday. Here's what to expect

Economists expect infrastructure push to be one of the key themes of Tuesday's budget amid signs that investment demand might finally be picking up. → Read More

SoftBank confirms departure of COO Marcelo Claure, names new CEO for international unit

CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin and Alex Sherman reported Thursday that Claure was preparing to resign from the company, citing people familiar with the matter. → Read More

Global smartphone shipment grew for the first time since 2017, new report says

Annual smartphone shipment grew 4% year on year to 1.39 billion handsets in 2021 even as the impact of Covid and a worldwide chip shortage hampered supplies. → Read More

Asia-Pacific markets set to trade lower as investors look ahead to this week's Fed meeting

The Federal Open Market Committee is due to meet on Tuesday and Wednesday to decide on the next steps for U.S. monetary policy. → Read More

Singapore's second SPAC made its debut on Friday — and a third one is on its way

Pegasus Asia is the first Singapore-listed special purpose acquisition company with international backers such as European asset manager Tikehau Capital. → Read More

China is still 'three or four generations' away from developing latest semiconductor tech, IDC says

China's tech giants Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu and Meituan have all started investing heavily into chip development. → Read More

China's central bank slashes key lending rates, including one for the first time since April 2020

The People's Bank of China slashed the one-year loan prime rate by 10 basis points from 3.8% to 3.7%. → Read More

Asia-Pacific markets trade mixed after overnight sell-off on Wall Street; Sony shares tumble 9%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 540 points after Goldman Sachs shares sold off as the investment bank missed earnings expectations. → Read More

Asia-Pacific markets set to trade higher as expectations for faster central bank tightening rise

Australia's ASX 200 eked out a 0.21% gain in early trade. Meanwhile, Nikkei futures pointed to a slightly higher open in Japan at the top of the hour. → Read More

Asia markets set to trade higher as investors wait for China data

Economists expect data out of Beijing on Monday to underline slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. → Read More

Citi to sell consumer business in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to UOB Group

UOB said it will acquire Citi's unsecured and secured lending portfolios, wealth management and retail deposit units in the four Southeast Asian markets. → Read More

India's third wave of Covid infections is expected to blunt growth in the near term

But the overall economic impact of the third wave of infections is expected to be less severe and less disruptive compared to the previous two waves. → Read More

World Bank slashes global growth forecast and warns about growing inequality

Global growth is expected to slow from 5.5% in 2021 to 4.1% in 2022 and 3.2% in 2023 as more nations start unwinding policy support, the World Bank said. → Read More

Japan's markets set to trade lower; Australian shares fall nearly 0.3%

Tuesday's session in Asia followed overnight declined in the U.S. where the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell. → Read More

Australian shares fall in early trade as investors keep an eye on rising rates and Covid

Australia's ASX 200 declined 0.58% as most sectors struggled for gains. → Read More