By Administrator_India Capital Sands   The dollar retreated on Tuesday morning in Asia, giving up it gains from the last session as investors balance positive trade data with increasing COVID-19 figures. China reported a higher-than-expected manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index of 50.9 earlier in the day. Meanwhile, COVID-19 continues its rampage, with overRead More →

By Administrator_India Capitals Sands Commodity currencies slipped against their safe-haven rivals such as the dollar and yen on Monday as a record output cut agreed by OPEC and other oil-producing nations failed to offset broader concerns about slumping global demand. The greenback drifted higher against its Australian and New ZealandRead More →

Japan's battle with pandemic may mark end of Abe's fiscal experiment

By Ritu, Capital Sands The huge cost of the coronavirus pandemic is upending Japan’s seven-year experiment to rescue the economy from its debt timebomb, as recession fears prompt calls for “helicopter money” – unlimited spending bankrolled by the central bank. Days after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched a nearly $1Read More →

Oil majors slash 2020 spending by 20% after prices slump

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Major U.S. lenders are preparing to become operators of oil and gas fields across the country for the first time in a generation to avoid losses on loans to energy companies that may go bankrupt. JPMorgan Chase & Co, Wells Fargo & Co, Bank of AmericaRead More →

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Gold prices in Asia were down in Asia on Thursday morning despite the continuing economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 virus. The yellow metal could not hold onto its steady gains from the previous session as gold futures dropped by 0.11% at $1,82.45. For the third day in a row, prices for theRead More →

Japan says drugmaker Gilead's COVID-19 treatment remdesivir now in use in hospitals

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to announce a state of emergency on Tuesday for the capital Tokyo and six other prefectures to stem a worrying rise in coronavirus infections in major population centers. The government is also planning to finalize a massive stimulus packageRead More →

By Admnisitrator_India Capital Sands   India’s gold imports plunged more than 73% year-on-year in March to their lowest in 6-1/2 years as record domestic prices and a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus squeezed retail demand, a government source said on Monday. The world’s second-biggest consumer of the precious metal importedRead More →

By Admnisitrator_India Capital Sands   India’s gold imports plunged more than 73% year-on-year in March to their lowest in 6-1/2 years as record domestic prices and a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus squeezed retail demand, a government source said on Monday. The world’s second-biggest consumer of the precious metal importedRead More →

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India will pull out of a three-week lockdown in phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as officials battle to contain the country’s biggest cluster of coronavirus infections in the capital, New Delhi. The shutdown, which has brought Asia’s third-largest economy to a shuddering halt,Read More →

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar held gains on Thursday as investors rushed to the security of the world’s most liquid currency as the coronavirus pandemic caused massive disruptions to global trade. The dollar index against a basket of major six currencies gained 0.53% overnight as the U.S. currency advanced againstRead More →