Month: December 2020

Maha govt to raise COVID-19 vaccine, Remedisivir shortage issues before PM Modi today

US discovers UK coronavirus variant in patient with no travel history

December 31, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A 20-something man from Colorado is the first American known to be infected with a new variant of coronavirus that emerged this fall in the UK, raising concern that a more transmissible strain could spread widely across the country. The Colorado State Laboratory confirmed the patient had the mutated form of the virus, […]

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Britain to place more parts of country in tier 4 of COVID curbs

Britain to place more parts of country in tier 4 of COVID curbs

December 30, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has approved placing more parts of the country into tier 4 restrictions, as the country battles a new variant of COVID-19 which scientists say can spread more rapidly, The Times reported. Ministers were considering imposing the toughest measures on parts of southwest England and Cumbria, where […]

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Govt places second purchase order with SII for 1 crore doses of Covishield

Britain must vaccinate two million a week to prevent a third COVID-19 wave: Study

December 29, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Britain must vaccinate two million people a week to avoid a third wave of the coronavirus outbreak, a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has concluded. The UK has had more than 71,000 deaths from the coronavirus and has recorded over 2.3 million cases of COVID-19 […]

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Gold Up, But Set to Wrap Up Worst Week in Two Months

RBI’s Sovereign Gold bond opens for subscription today

December 28, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21 – Series IX will be open for subscription today, December 28 till January 1, 2021. The issue price for the latest tranche of gold bonds has been fixed at Rs 5,000, though a discount of Rs 50 per gram on the nominal value will be offered to […]

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Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate, lay foundation stones for Rs 8,341 crore highway projects in Rajasthan

Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate, lay foundation stones for Rs 8,341 crore highway projects in Rajasthan

December 24, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Thursday inaugurate and lay foundation stones for highway projects worth Rs 8,341 crore in Rajasthan, an official statement said. These projects are for a total length of 1,127 kms. “Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone […]

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Bitcoin makes a smart comeback to rise nearly 4%

December 23, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A day after falling 6 percent, bitcoin prices made a comeback on December 23 – rising nearly 4 percent. It was quoting at $23,712.14, up 3.9 percent, at the time of writing this copy. It touched a 24-hour high of $24,020.68, and a 24-hour low of $22,384.13. The world’s largest currency has been on a bull […]

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Delhi suffocates as air pollution reaches dangerously high levels due to dense smog, AQI stands at 461

Delhi air quality dips to ‘very poor’ category

December 22, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The air quality in Delhi dipped on Tuesday morning and was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category at 329. “We’re taking all sort of protection, even at home. We need to be careful,” Ajit, a cyclist told news agency ANI. Air quality in Delhi’s Mathura Road, Airport, IIT Delhi, Pusa Road, […]

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Oil prices fall amid worries over new coronavirus strain

December 21, 2020

BY Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil prices slid in early trade on Monday as a fast-spreading new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom raised concerns that tighter restrictions there and in other European countries could stall a recovery in the global economy and its need for fuel. Brent crude dropped 97 cents, or 1.9%, to $51.29 […]

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Dollar Recovery Over, but Fed Could Spark Second Wave of Strength

Dollar Down as U.S. Stimulus, Brexit Talks Optimism Continues

December 17, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar was down on Thursday morning in Asia, with investors continuing a retreat from the safe-haven asset after progress in U.S. stimulus measures and Brexit talks boosted risk appetite. The U.S. Dollar Index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched down 0.04% to 90.102 by 9:12 PM ET […]

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Mutual fund SIP inflows hit 31-month low at Rs 7,302 cr in November

Mutual fund SIP inflows hit 31-month low at Rs 7,302 cr in November

December 16, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Investment in mutual funds through systematic investment plans dropped to a 31-month low of Rs 7,302 crore in November amid challenging economic environment. However, investment through the Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) route had risen in October after six months of continuous decline. The 44-player mutual fund industry witnessed an inflow to the tune of Rs 7,302 crore […]

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