Gold adrift as US tariff deadline approaches
US gold futures were up 0.3 per cent at $1,479 per ounce.
India critical growth market for us: Nippon Express
In September, Nippon acquired a 22% stake in the logistics arm of Future Group for Rs 646 crore. Nippon is focusing on international freight forwarding of cargo arriving in and departing from the country.
US Senators proposes bill to clamp down on World Bank lending to China
Three Republican Senators have tabled a legislation in the US Senate to prevent World Bank from lending to China on projects that would be used against religious and ethnic minorities.
US reprimanded Pakistan for misusing F-16s: Report
"While we understand from you that these aircraft movements were done in support of national defense objectives, the US government considers the relocation of aircraft to non-US government authorised bases concerning and inconsistent with the F-16 Letter of Offer and Acceptance," Andrea Thompson, said in his letter.
These EM Asian currencies best placed to face rising US yields
EM Asian currencies can extend their 4th-quarter rally, even if US yields rise.
US yields slip on UK election, trade uncertainty
Amid global worries, the U.S. yield curve flattened for a third straight session, with the spread between the two-year and 10-year note yields at 18.3 basis points.
FOMC outcome: US Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged, hints at no cuts in 2020
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and signaled it would keep them on hold through 2020 amid a solid economy, sticking to the...
Human rights matters won't be part of 2+2 dialogue between India, US: American diplomat
"Human rights is not part of this 2+2 discussion that's taking place next week, although I'm confident that issues on Kashmir and the threat perceptions that India sees will obviously be a part of the agenda,” Alice G Wells, the acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said on Wednesday at a programme.
Shanghai shares snap 5-day rally on trade woes ahead of US tariff deadline
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3 per cent to close at 3,891.02.
'Indo-US 2+2 talks principal mechanism for translating strategic convergence into tangible outcomes'
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive here next week for the second round of '2+2' dialogue with their US counterparts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper on December 18. The inaugural '2+2' Indo-US dialogue was held in New Delhi in September last year.
US Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, signals no change in 2020
The Fed said it will continue to monitor the implications of data for the economic outlook.
Oil drops as US data shows unexpected rise in crude stocks
Brent futures fell 80 cents to $63.54 per barrel by 10:29 a.m. CDT (1629 GMT). West Texas Intermediate crude slipped 61 cents to $58.63 a barrel.
The $11 trillion EM rally has big backing for 2020
The US-China trade dispute that dictated market moves throughout 2019 will remain the biggest driving force.
No decline in exports under GSP tariffs after benefits withdrawn: Piyush Goyal
In 2018, India exported goods worth of $6.3 billion (as per USTR figures) to the US under the GSP, which was around 12.1 per cent of India’s total export to the US. The average duty concessions accruing on account of GSP were almost $240 million in 2018, which was about 3.8 per cent of India’s exports to the US availing the GSP benefits.
US Army will fund rare earths plant for weapons development
The Army division overseeing munitions last month asked miners for proposals on the cost of a pilot plant to produce so-called heavy rare earth. The move would mark the first financial investment by the U.S. military into commercial-scale rare earths production since World War Two's Manhattan Project built the first atomic bomb.
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