Mumbai Attacks Disrupt Financial Capital India's business capital, Mumbai, is largely shut down following Wednesday's terrorist attacks. Many shops and offices are closed as well as the Bombay Stock Exchange. Many multinational corporations have offices in Mumbai. Global manufacturing giant Unilever confirmed the safety of several senior executives who were at a dinner meeting at the Taj hotel when terrorists stormed the property.

Mumbai Attacks Disrupt Financial Capital

Mumbai Attacks Disrupt Financial Capital

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India's business capital, Mumbai, is largely shut down following Wednesday's terrorist attacks. Many shops and offices are closed as well as the Bombay Stock Exchange. Many multinational corporations have offices in Mumbai. Global manufacturing giant Unilever confirmed the safety of several senior executives who were at a dinner meeting at the Taj hotel when terrorists stormed the property.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

NPR's business news starts with the financial fallout in India.

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INSKEEP: Today India's business capital, Mumbai, is largely shut down. That's because of yesterday's terrorist attacks on the city. Authorities are still apparently trying to locate victims and gunmen. Many shops and offices are closed as well as the Bombay Stock Exchange. Many multinational corporations have offices in Mumbai. In fact, the global giant Unilever confirmed that several senior executives were at a dinner meeting at the Taj Mahal Hotel when terrorists stormed that property. The company says the executives are safe.

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