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Markets Live: Sensex gives up gains, Yes Banks shares slump to 52-week low

Indian markets gave up gains in afternoon trade even as most Asian markets ended higher. Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low today as a slight softening in rhetoric from US President Donald Trump helped ease worries about the US-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus. Shares in Asia were led by strong gains in ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty jumps 1%; Heads up as 45 stocks hit 52-week low this week

The Indian market which started on a somber note managed to push the index back above crucial resistance levels in the week gone by, which was largely positive for the bulls. The Nifty50 reclaimed its crucial resistance level of 10,900 and closed the week with gains of 1.04 percent. Similarly, the S&P BSE Sensex reclaimed 36,000 and closed 1.05 percent ... Read More »

Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Lira banknotes are seen in this October 10, 2017 picture illustration. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira pulled back from a record low of 7.24 to the dollar on Monday after the central bank pledged to provide liquidity and cut reserve requirements for Turkish banks, but its meltdown continued to rattle global markets. The currency ... Read More »

Business confidence of CFOs hit 5-quarter low in July-September: survey

For some CFOs, execution of the GST system seem to have taken a toll on their optimism scores. Graphic: Mint Mumbai/New Delhi: Aftershocks of demonetisation and worries related to the goods and services tax (GST) implementation have rattled business confidence among India’s chief financial officers (CFOs) in the July-to-September period. Confidence in the overall financial and macroeconomic conditions for July-September has ... Read More »

UK interest rates stay steady at record low of 0.25%

A Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted 7-2 in favour of holding interest rates steady. Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Bank of England left interest rates on hold at their record low of 0.25% amid sluggish pay growth and a squeeze on household spending, while hinting that a rise may come sooner than expected. The Bank’s monetary policy ... Read More »

25 Free and Low Cost Ways to Market Yourself

I admit it. I’m a media junkie and a marketing warrior. There I said it. I have loved everything about media and marketing from my early entertainment days and broadcast radio career and now my social media consultancy launched in 2007. Some traditional, social and new media, and content marketing tools we have today to market and promote, that are either free or won’t bust your budget ... Read More »

World stocks end low; Wall Street ekes out 7-day winning streak

Wall Street saw another strong day for consumer stocks, offset by weakness in healthcare and real estate shares. File Photo Analysts say there was caution in the markets ahead of a meeting of leaders from the world’s richest economies. NEW YORK, MAY 26:   Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day’s steep slide after investor disappointment that ... Read More »

U.S. jobless rate falls to nine-year low, payrolls rise

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in November, as employers added another 178,000 jobs, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month. The unemployment rate hit its lowest level since August 2007 because more people found work but also because the labor force shrank as more people ... Read More »

Allianz can weather long-lasting low interest rates

Europe’s biggest insurer Allianz has positioned its business to weather rock-bottom interest rates that could last a “very long time”, the head of the German group’s life insurance division told German media. While returns on life products offered a 4 percent guaranteed interest rate 15 years ago, ultra-low central bank rates have put pressure on the insurer to restructure its ... Read More »

ECB rates could stay low if other policy areas don’t contribute

European Central Bank rates could remain low unless other policy areas start contributing, raising the risk that they could increasingly hit their effective lower limit, a top policymaker said on Saturday. In a largely academic speech, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure also warned the effect of monetary stimulus in such an environment could be weakened and come with increasing ... Read More »