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Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments

Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments

May 5, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were mixed Wednesday morning, with closures in major markets softening the impact of comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen regarding interest rates that jolted markets. In Australia, the ASX 200 was up by 11:24 PM ET (3:24 AM GMT) while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index inched down. Japanese, Chinese and Korean […]

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Asian shares pulled higher by China, eyes on Fed, U.S. GDP

Asian shares pulled higher by China, eyes on Fed, U.S. GDP

April 26, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian stocks rose on Monday with Chinese shares near three-week highs as signs the world economic recovery was well on track bolstered risk appetite, while the U.S. dollar slipped to a two-month low. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 0.3% to surpass critical chart resistance of 700 points […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments

Asian stocks fall as virus worries return to haunt markets

April 21, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian shares and U.S. stock futures fell on Wednesday as concern about a resurgence of coronavirus cases in some countries cast doubt on the strength of global growth and demand for crude oil. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.6%. Australian stocks dropped 1.25% and shares in China […]

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India puts back Taj Mahal reopening citing COVID-19 risks

India puts back Taj Mahal reopening citing COVID-19 risks

July 6, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India has withdrawn a planned reopening of the Taj Mahal, citing the risk of new coronavirus infections spreading in Agra from visitors flocking to see the 17th century monument to love. Local authorities issued a new advisory late on Sunday ordering an extension of lockdown curbs on monuments in and around […]

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KKR to invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries' digital unit, biggest deal in Asia

KKR to invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries’ digital unit, biggest deal in Asia

May 22, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s Reliance Industries said KKR  will invest $1.5 billion in Jio Platforms, marking the fifth fundraising deal in a month by its digital unit and bringing the total amount of new investment to $10 billion. Other recent investors in Jio Platforms, which houses movie, music apps and telecoms venture Jio Infocomm, […]

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

May 20, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India and Bangladesh evacuated around half a million people out of the way of the most powerful storm in a decade ahead of its landfall on Wednesday amid fears of heavy damage to houses and crops and disruption of road, rail and power links. The authorities’ task to save lives was […]

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