According to the latest lobbying disclosure reports filed with the US Senate, Nasscom paid a total amount of USD 1,50,000 to its two registered lobbyists in the first quarter of 2017
At one of the world's largest oil storage facilities millions of barrels were sold in recent months.
A strong Japanese gross domestic product data released in the early morning was offset by the White House turmoil, which dragged down Wall Street sharply overnight
The global "ransomware" cyber attack disrupted factories, hospitals, shops and schools, and spurred investors on Monday to buy stocks set to benefit from higher cyber security spending by firms and government agencies.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reached record closing highs on Monday, powered by demand for technology stocks after the weekend's massive "ransomware" cyber attack and as rising oil prices lifted commodity-linked shares.
Yet another missile launch by North Korea also appeared to have little impact, while upbeat talk on trade and infrastructure investment at a top-level conference in China brightened sentiment.
Greece looks set to clinch vital bailout loans from its international lenders as it seeks an end to a near three-year exile from bond markets
The Nikkei 225 added 263.31 points to sit at 19,709.01, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.22 per cent, or 18.85 points, to 1,569.15.
Moves to control capital outflows and concerns over a potential further depreciation of the yuan were likely to impede the internationalisation of the yuan, Fitch credit rating agency said.
The combined cash holdings of all the three tech giants would fall well short of Apple's treasure chest.
"Policies to contain capital outflows and ongoing concerns over currency depreciation are likely to hold back internationalisation in the short-term," Fitch Ratings
Mexico is the top foreign supplier of sugar to the United States, a coveted 12-million-ton market
The S&P 500 technology index, the best performing major group this year, gained 0.9 percent, with big tech names including Microsoft, Alphabet and Facebook hitting records.
The Nikkei rose 0.6 percent to 19,310.52 points, marking its highest close since March 21 while the broader Topix gained 0.5 percent to 1,539.77
The dollar index against a basket of major currencies was little changed at 98.931 after rising to 99.332 overnight.
New Silk Road summit is widely seen as the biggest diplomatic event of the year for China as it pushes its initiative to invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects from railways and ports to power grids.
The yield gap between French and German short-term government bonds, a closely watched measure of political risk in the euro zone, tightened further after hitting a three-month low on Monday.
Polls show Emmanuel Macron defeating Marine Le Pen by as much as 30 percentage points in the second round of the French presidential election in two weeks
Male's import from India is stagnated at 11 per cent since last six years while import from countries like China increased from 2.9 per cent to 8.1 per cent,
Jaitley said this calls for development approach which is constantly evolving and is based on real partnership.
Taiwan's central bank, concerned about being labelled a currency manipulator by President Donald Trump, has pulled back on intervention to weaken the Taiwan dollar.
Japanese stocks are expected to trade in a fixed range throughout the day as mounting tensions between North Korea and the United States
Ukraine must attract at least $7 billion from abroad per year to spur economic growth after a separatist conflict in eastern industrial regions plunged the country into two years of recession in 2014.
The National Pension Service (NPS) said on Monday that accepting the debt restructuring will be more advantageous to improve the fund's returns
Trump has softened his rhetoric against China's trade practices as Beijing has intervened in foreign exchange markets to prop up the value of its yuan
"A degree of uncertainty has found its way into previously seemingly bulletproof financial markets," wrote analysts at ANZ.
The dollar index softened, while oil prices eased from five-week highs.
Doanld Trump has made reducing US trade deficits a key focus of his economic agenda to try to grow American manufacturing jobs. He has taken particular aim at renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico.
US strikes Syria: The Pentagon said it had informed Russia ahead of the strikes, and that it did not target sections of the base in Syria where Russian forces were believed to be present.
Financial markets are nervous over the summit because of Trump's constant criticism of China's economic policies.
Apartments in Beijing on average are still cheaper than homes in Tokyo or London, but prices hit their 2016 peak in December and have continued to shatter records this year.
A higher opening in the domestic equity market influenced the rupee uptrend.
Statdrome was founded by investor David Preiskel and a group of former Trafigura, Marc Rich and Marubeni Hitochu non-ferrous oil traders.
China stocks erased initial weakness and eked out marginal gains by the lunch break.
Japan's Nikkei jumped 1.1 percent, its biggest one-day gain in more than two weeks, while Australian stocks advanced 0.9 percent.
In the full-year of 2016, Germany's gross domestic product expanded by 1.9 percent, the strongest rate in five years