Month: September 2022

Financial News

Oil Heads For Fourth Straight Monthly Loss as OPEC Meeting Looms

September 30, 2022

Oil prices rose slightly on Friday, but were set for a fourth straight month of losses amid growing concerns over weakening demand, with focus now turning to a potential supply cut by the OPEC next week. London-traded Brent oil futures, the global benchmark, were flat at $87.50 a barrel by 21:55 ET (01:55 GMT), while […]

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GOVT HIKES DA BY 4% UNDER 7TH PAY COMMISSION; DETAILS HERE

September 29, 2022

The Union Cabinet has hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) of central government employees and pensioners by 4 percent under the 7th Pay Commission, The hike takes DA to 38 percent from current 34 percent of basic pay/pension. The Finance Ministry said that the central government employees and pensioners will become entitled to higher amount of Dearness […]

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Asia FX Battered by Hawkish Fedspeak, Dollar Back at 20-Year Peak

September 28, 2022

Asian currencies plummeted on Wednesday, while the dollar surged to new 20-year highs on hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials and growing safe haven demand. The dollar index jumped 0.4% to a new 20-year high of 114.68, while dollar index futures rose in a similar range. A broad market rout in risk-driven assets also drove […]

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Indian economy showing resilience and recovery: CEA

September 27, 2022

However, there are challenges, and geopolitics is messy for which foreign investors are cautious, the CEA said. Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) V Anantha Nageswaran has said the Indian economy was on the path to recovery but cautioned that foreign investors may remain cautious because of geopolitical challenges. Speaking at a virtual seminar organised by Swadeshi Research Institute, […]

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Oil Prices Hover Near 8-Mth Low as Recession Fears Dent Outlook

September 26, 2022

Oil prices held near eight-month lows on Monday after falling sharply last week, as markets feared that slowing global economic activity will dent demand for crude. London-traded Brent oil futures rose 0.3% to $85.29 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were unchanged at $78.67 a barrel by 21:30 ET (01:30 GMT). Both contracts […]

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CFPB Study Outlines Need for “Buy Now, Pay Later” Rules

September 24, 2022

Researchers found BNPL often relies on data collection and other consumer risks. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is gearing up to place the same type of stringent protections it places on credit card companies on the “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) industry, following the release of a recent study on the practice. Officials said […]

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Gold Steadies Despite Rate Hike Headwinds, Set For Flat Week

September 23, 2022

Gold prices steadied on Friday, and were set to end the week largely unchanged as selling pressure from a hawkish Federal Reserve appeared to have eased. Bullion prices showed surprising resilience this week after the Fed hiked rates and struck a more hawkish tone than many were expecting, with U.S. interest rates now set to […]

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A difficult candidate test, broken job promises and refund dispute: Unacademy’s Relevel comes under fire

September 22, 2022

With the growth engine sputtering, funding slowing down and the spectre of regulation looming large, there are many curveballs that Unacademy and its peers will have to grapple with in the coming months. At a time like this, Gaurav Munjal has been extremely bullish on Relevel In February this year, 28-year-old Shivam, a computer operator […]

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Asian Stocks Slammed by Fed Rate Hike Risks

September 21, 2022

Asian stock markets sank on Wednesday, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street as investors awaited an interest rate hike and more hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve. Hong Kong’s technology-heavy Hang Seng index continued to lag its peers, falling 1.5%, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 1.3%. The day’s losses also negated a soft rebound seen earlier […]

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10-year yields highest since 2011 before expected Fed rate hike

September 20, 2022

Data last week showed higher-than-expected consumer prices in August, dashing hopes that the worst of rising price pressures may be in the past. Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields jumped to their highest level since 2011 on Monday as investors adjusted for the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will hike rates higher and for longer than […]

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