News Updates and Current Affairs 29 June

Current Affairs

6 Key News Updates – Current Affairs 29 June 2015

1. India ranked best for investment

A ranking of destinations for attractiveness to foreign investors has placed India at the top among 110 countries. China has secured the 65th position and the U.S. is at the 50th. In the 2014 index, India was at the sixth position and Hong Kong was number one.

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2. Topalov wins Norway Chess Championship

Veselin Topalov won Norway Chess Championship for the year 2015 after defeating Vishwanathan Anand on 26th June 2015. Magnus Carlsen lost to fellow countryman Jon Ludvig Hammer.

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3. Finance Minister of South Africa Nhlanhla Nene announced on Friday that former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has been appointed as the non-executive director for the Brics New Development Bank (NDB). READ MORE

4. To give real-time information, securities registry service provider Link Intime India Pvt Ltd has launched two unique mobile applications, one for investors and the other for client companies. The bLink app provides the latest information across all client companies serviced by Link Intime to investors. READ MORE

5. HDFC Securities, a subsidiary of HDFC Bankh has launched its mobile trading app in 11 different regional languages.. Apart from English the app will be available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Oriya. READ MORE

6. In a bid to restore the balance between bat and ball, the ICC today decided to scrap the batting Powerplays and allow five fielders outside the 30-yard circle in the last ten overs of an innings in one-dayers. The rule changes will come into effect for series starting on or after July 5, the ICC said in a media release issued. READ MORE


Current Affairs for the month of June

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