By Administrator_India, Capital Sands The Bank of Japan should review its monetary policy framework to re-examine its tools for propping up inflation, one of its board members said on Thursday, as the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak risks tipping the economy into recession. Goushi Kataoka, one of the most dovishRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands New finance minister Rishi Sunak should resist the urge to rewrite Britain’s fiscal rules ahead of the budget next month and he should make plain that any spending increases will mean more tax, a think-tank said on Wednesday. Sunak will deliver the first post-Brexit budget, whichRead More →

India to purchase over $3 billion defence equipment from US

By Ritu Capital Sands India will buy defence equipment worth more than $3 billion from the United States, President Donald Trump said on Monday, the second day of his two-day visit to the South Asian nation. The United States was working productively with Pakistan to counter terrorism on its soil,Read More →

By Administrator_ India, Capital Sands The Dow and S&P suffered their biggest daily loss in two years on Monday, paced by a selloff in energy and tech stocks on worries about a potential corona-virus pandemic outbreak. The S&P 500 tumbled 3.35%, Nasdaq Composite lost 3.71% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3.56%, or 1,032 points.Read More →

Dollar Regains Ground as Coronavirus Spreads Globally

By Ritu, Capital Sands The dollar regained ground against a currency basket on Monday as a surge in new cases of coronavirus globally, most notably in Italy, renewed concerns over the economic impact of the outbreak. Authorities in Italy imposed a quarantine in the north of the country to tryRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House for a trip to India, Trump said he hadRead More →

Yen Near 9-Month Lows, Euro Stays on the Back Foot

By Ritu, Capital Sands The safe haven yen was trading close to nine-month lows against the dollar on Thursday as risk appetite was underpinned by expectations that China will continue with steps to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic. The dollar was trading at 111.69 against the Japanese currencyRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands A meeting of U.S. government officials to discuss further curbs on exports to Huawei and China is still on for Thursday, two sources said, despite push back from President Donald Trump against the restrictions. The deputy-level meeting was called to discuss proposals including possible new restrictionsRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands USD/JPY rises to the highest levels in four days. Risk reset, downbeat data from Japan seem to have contributed to the pair’s run-up. Coronavirus continues to weigh on the market’s trade sentiment. US data, Chinese headlines will offer near-term direction.   USD/JPY takes the bids to 110.00Read More →

Apple hits stocks, euro near three-year low

By Ritu, Capital Sands World stocks markets were knocked off record highs on Tuesday as two of the world’s mega companies reported damage from the coronavirus outbreak. Apple’s stock fell almost 6% in Frankfurt and all Europe’s main markets fell after the iPhone maker warned it was unlikely to meetRead More →