Global Roundup

The oil prices have been rising to normal after years of gloom, with global markets recovering coupled with a deal among producers to throttle output.   However, growing shale production in the...
Feb 13, 2018
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After US stocks plummeted on 5 February, the White House sought to play down concerns, saying President Donald Trump was focused on "exceptionally strong" underlying fundamentals in the economy...
Feb 06, 2018
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China has said that it is ready to talk to India to resolve their differences on the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through PoK.    Referring to Indian...
Jan 29, 2018
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TCS and Infosys have joined a global drive for tech reskilling of one million workers. The initiative, whose founding partners also include Accenture, CA Technologies, Cisco, Cognizant, Hewlett...
Jan 25, 2018
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Despite gaining over six per cent, India is not among the top five best-performing global markets in 2018. BRICS peers Brazil and China are among top performing markets, with a gain of 10.3 per...
Jan 24, 2018
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PwC’s survey of CEOs shows that India has emerged as the fifth most attractive market for investments and the optimism over global economic growth is at a record level.   Around 46 per cent of...
Jan 22, 2018
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The consolidation of Brent crude oil prices around $70 a barrel has led to a debate over the price reaching $80 a barrel. analysts have turned bullish on crude oil prices, with many revising their...
Jan 19, 2018
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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States could "conceivably" return to the Paris climate accord, although he stopped short of signalling any move in that direction.   "...
Jan 11, 2018
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India has rejected a “vague” request from the US, seeking the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) permission to impose trade retaliatory measures against India.   India told the WTO that there is...
Jan 10, 2018
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The transition period for full Brexit can't be extended beyond 31 December 2020, says the European Commission’s negotiating directives.   Britain Prime Minister Theresa May had asked for around...
Dec 21, 2017
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US government has found a way to fix the problem of cash hoarding by big companies.    They are planning to cut tax, which will then motivate big companies to use piled-up cash for investment,...
Dec 20, 2017
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The US central bank, on Wednesday, raised the interest rates by 0.25 per cent for the third time in 2017.   "The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting strong...
Dec 14, 2017
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Warning of geopolitical risks, US protectionism and spill over from global monetary tightening and China’s deleveraging measures, Moody’s Investors Service kept its forecast for G20 economic growth...
Dec 14, 2017
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If President Donald Trump re-appoints Janet Yellen again as the Federal Reserve Chair she would not turn her back on the raft of US financial reforms that Republicans want to rollback, she said...
Dec 14, 2017
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will make public papers on Brexit negotiations in the coming weeks, on issues such as Northern Ireland and the customs union.    The move is also an apparent...
Dec 14, 2017
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During election campaign last year, Donald Trump had promised its business­men of all the benefits by re-working on trade tariffs with countries across the globe.    However, seven months have...
Dec 14, 2017
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