The Bank of Japan (BOJ) held its benchmark interest rates at ultra-low levels on Thursday, as expected, citing the need for accommodative monetary policy amid continued headwinds from rising commodity prices and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s third-largest central bank held its short -term policy interest rate.Read More →

Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields jumped to their highest level since 2011 on Monday as investors adjusted for the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will hike rates higher and for longer than previously expected as inflation remains near multi-decade highs. Data last week showed higher-than-expected consumer prices in August, dashingRead More →

U.S. stock futures were trading slightly higher during Sunday’s evening deals, after major benchmark indices posted their greatest weekly losses in 3 months, with investors remaining cautious amid persistent inflation fears ahead of Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting and rate decision later this week. By 7:10pm ET (11:10pm GMT) Dow JonasRead More →

The crypto community is celebrating the coming of Ethereum 2.0, however, there are also concerns for miners. Since Ethereum has switched to a proof-of-stake model, Ether  will no longer be necessary. Due to this, mining machinery will become obsolete, leaving miners with fewer options. Where Will Ethereum Miners Go From Here? The Ethereum mining industry hasRead More →

Japan is expected to waive visa requirements for certain tourists and remove a limit on daily arrivals in October as it aims to benefit from a rebound in global tourism, Nikkei reported on Thursday. Following the change, Japan will not require visas for short-term travelers from the United States and certain other countries and willRead More →

Foreign investors have stepped up purchases in a clutch of Indian government bonds that have no limits on foreign investments ahead of an anticipated inclusion of Indian debt in global bond indexes, analysts said. The central bank removed foreign investment caps for a number of securities under the ‘fully accessible route’  inRead More →

Most Asian stock markets rose slightly on Tuesday, with investors turning cautiously optimistic over upcoming data that is expected to show a sustained decline in U.S. inflation. Taiwan’s Weighted Index added 0.7%, the most among its regional peers, while China’s Shanghai Shenzhen and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.5% and 0.3%, respectively, in catch-up trade. GainsRead More →