Year 2022 is proving to be yet another year dominated by unprecedented events causing heightened volatility across global financial markets. While the year started on a positive note with many countries moving out of Covid -led disruptions, it was soon eclipsed by un-anticipated Russia-Ukraine conflict leading to a significant surge
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held interest rates at record lows as expected on Friday, and said inflation is likely to rise more in the near-term as the Japanese economy struggles with elevated raw material costs and supply chain issues The central bank held its target for short-term interest rates
The domestic market made a positive opening on Thursday as traders returned to the Street after a day’s off on Wednesday, tracking positive cues from global markets, especially as Asian equities traded in the green during the pre-opening session. An easing US dollar pushed treasury yields lower on rising hopes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath and Badrinath today during which he will inspect various ongoing development works and also lay foundation stones for some new projects. In view of the visit, security arrangements have been tightened in the area, an official said. While the officials are busy finalizing
Gold prices rose slightly on Wednesday, extending mild gains into a third session as pressure from the dollar abated, although hawkish signals from Federal Reserve officials prevented further gains. Spot gold rose 0.1% to $1,653.49 an ounce, while gold futures rose 0.2% to $1,658.90 an ounce by 19:20 ET (23:20 GMT).
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Wednesday, paring losses from the previous session, as concern over tight supplies following reports of lower inventories in the United States offset fears of lower demand from top oil importer China. Brent crude futures rose 73 cents, or 0.8%, to $90.76 a
Oil prices were muted on Tuesday as markets weighed signs of tightening crude supply against increasing fears that a global economic slowdown will erode crude demand this year. Crude markets marked a slow start to the week, retaining most of last week’s losses amid growing signs that the United States