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Video that India Today wrongly linked to Pakistan forced conversions in 2016 is viral again

A n India Today broadcast from 2016 with the narrative “Hindu women abducted, converted to Islam and sold for 50k rupees in Pakistan by cops” has been widely shared on social media in the past few days. The video starts with a clip of a policeman slapping a burkha-clad woman and goes on to say that women and children from ... Read More »

RBI to hike rates again by year-end, August still in play: Poll

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to raise interest rates again in the final three months of this year, according to a Reuters poll of economists, but over one-third of them predicted a hike as early as at the next meeting in August. Accelerating inflation and India retaining top spot as the fastest-growing major economy prompted the RBI ... Read More »

Why Argentina’s economy is in trouble again

Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri has overseen reforms This wasn’t supposed to be happening to Argentina. The election, three years ago, of the moderniser Mauricio Macri as president was hailed as proof that what was once Latin America’s richest economy was getting back on its feet. Now, after the country’s central bank raised interest rates for the third time in a ... Read More »

IPL 2018: RR bank on successful RPS connection to fire again

IPL 2018: Stokes and Smith guided RPS to the IPL 2017 final The spotlight on this year’s mega Indian Premier League auction was on the two teams making a comeback after serving out their two-year suspensions. While Chennai Super Kings decided to retain their core in Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja, the Rajasthan Royals just decided to go ahead ... Read More »

China looks to be slowing again as domestic economy runs out of puff

China’s economy looks to pulling back into the slow lane after a range of data has shown a broad loss of momentum in domestic demand. Key points: Electricity, steel and cement production slowed in August Front-loaded infrastructure spending from earlier in the year slows rapidly Cooling retail sales centre on sectors linked to the property cycle The key monthly readings ... Read More »

UK shop prices fall again, but Brexit cost pressures build

Prices in British shops fell in November at the same rate as in October, but rising cost pressures linked to the decision by voters to leave the European Union are likely to feed into high street prices next year, an industry survey said on Monday. Shop prices fell 1.7 percent last month, driven lower by food prices, the British Retail ... Read More »

Carney says will not extend his time at BoE again

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday he would not consider a further extension of his time in charge of the British central bank, which is now due to end in June 2019. “I will leave June 30, 2019,” Carney said in response to a question during a regular meeting with lawmakers in parliament. The Canadian said on ... Read More »

China business confidence rises again

Confidence among Chinese entrepreneurs has picked up for the second quarter running, according to the country’s central bank. People’s Bank of China surveys showed the business confidence index rising to 51.2% in the third quarter. That was 2.2 percentage points higher than in the second quarter. China’s factory output and retail sales grew faster than expected in August, on the ... Read More »

Axis Bank hints at lending rate hike again

After raising its base rate in August, Axis Bank on Tuesday hinted at raising its interest rates again, citing increasing cost of funds. “We believe the cost of funds will go up in this quarter by may be 10 basis points…so it is inevitable that some or all of that cost increase will get passed on. So, it is fair ... Read More »