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  • US stocks close higher amid economic data

    New York: US stocks closed higher in volatile trading as investors digested key economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday increased 98.19 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 23,531.35. The…

  • US dollar drops amid speculations over Fed’s waning monetary tightening

    New York: The US dollar extended losses as currencies investors bet on slowing rate hikes later this year following US Federal Reserve chairman’s dovish remarks last week. In late New York trading…

  • European stock markets climb at open

    London: Europe’s main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Monday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.4 percent to 6,867.27 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 rose…

  • Sensex ends 155 points up over positive global cues

    Mumbai: Expectations of robust Q3 corporate earning results beginning this week, coupled with positive global cues on easing US-China trade tensions along with a dovish US Fed comments, on Friday pushed Sensex…

  • 58% youth believe that men can dictate their women: MFF Survey

    New Delhi: A recent survey conducted by Martha Farrell Foundation, an organization working towards building a gender-neutral society in India has revealed that over 58% population in tier II towns believe that…

  • Where are global and India stock markets headed in 2019

    Singapore: As we start in 2019, it’s crystal ball gazing time again. Some people say that making predictions of the stock market is an art, not a science. However, regardless of whether…

  • Sensex opens higher over easing trade tension

    Mumbai: The key Indian equity indices opened higher on Monday amid expectation of ease in the US-China trade tension. Talks between the US and China is scheduled to be held on Monday…

  • Investors bullish about Indian housing market

    India’s housing sector has always been a favorite amongst domestic investors. As an asset, housing has enjoyed high capital growth backed by high demand in major Indian cities. Besides, easy leverage and…

  • Hong Kong stocks open with further losses

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks opened with more losses Friday following another steep drop on Wall Street, with technology firms again in the firing line after Apple’s shock decision to slash its…

  • European stock markets rebound at open

    London: Europe’s main stock markets rebounded at the start of trading on Friday, with all eyes on key US jobs data. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index jumped 1.0 percent to 6,761.76 points…

  • Hong Kong stocks end week on positive note

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks closed more than two percent higher Friday, reversing early losses, as China said trade talks with the US were set to start next week. The Hang Seng…

  • Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong US jobs data

    New York: Global stocks shot higher on Friday following a strong US jobs report and dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on the prospects for higher interest rates. Those back-to-back…

  • Tea production down 6.5% during November in 2018

    KOLKATA: India’s estimated tea production fell by 6.59 per cent to 115.06 million kg during November in 2018 as against 123.18 million kg produced in the year-ago month, according to data from…

  • Tata Motors’ December domestic sales down 8%

    New Delhi: Automobile major Tata Motors on Tuesday reported a 7.7 per cent decline in domestic sales in December on a year-on-year basis. The company sold 50,440 units in the country last…

  • MP Birla Cement launches perfect plus construction chemicals

    New Delhi: Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the MP Birla Group, announces the launch of wall putty and construction chemicals to supplement its premium Perfect Plus brand of cement. Birla…

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