Zuckerberg accepts Facebook may pay more tax in different places

By Ritu, Capital Sands Facebook  Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg accepts that global tax reforms mean the social networking giant may have to pay more taxes in different countries, Politico reported, citing excerpts of a speech he is due to give on Saturday. Cross-border tax rules are set to be rewrittenRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands More than two dozen diplomats are visiting Indian-administered Kashmir, New Delhi said on Wednesday, as the country tries to reassure foreign allies following several months of unrest in the contested territory. The group includes European diplomats, some of whom declined a previous invitation from New DelhiRead More →

Gold eases on rising risk appetite as new virus cases fall

By Ritu, Capital Sands Gold prices edged lower on Wednesday as new coronavirus cases fell and risk appetite improved, although uncertainty over the economic impact of the outbreak still underpinned bullion. Spot gold XAU= edged 0.2% lower to $1,564.15 per ounce by 0818 GMT. U.S. gold futures were down 0.2%Read More →

India uses draconian law to keep Kashmir's political leaders locked away

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands India has extended the detention of four political leaders in Kashmir who had been held by authorities since August to quell dissent after the central government stripped the region of its autonomy, two senior officials said on Friday. They were originally held under a law thatRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party this week face their first electoral test since deadly anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago, with the divisive turmoil likely to win them votes at polls in the capital.Modi’s Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a biggerRead More →

Oil Climbs From One-Year Low With OPEC+ Split on Output Cuts

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands Oil increased from a one-year low toward $50 a barrel even as Saudi Arabia ran into Russian resistance in its push for further production cuts to combat a virus-driven demand decline. Futures rose in New York as a technical indicator signaled crude is oversold after fallingRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands Bharti Airtel Ltd reported its third straight quarterly loss on Tuesday, as India’s third-largest telecom firm booked 10.50 billion rupees ($147 million) in charges related to spectrum fee payments and write-downs of network equipment. The company reported a loss of 10.35 billion rupees ($145 million) forRead More →

PNB Q3: Misses Street estimates by a wide margin, net loss at Rs 492.3 crore

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands Punjab National Bank  on February 4 reported a standalone net loss of Rs 492.3 crore for Q3FY20 against a profit of Rs 246.50 crore in Q3FY19.The public-sector lender missed Street estimates by a wide margin. A CNBC-TV18 poll has estimated a profit of Rs 967.7 crore.Read More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands The Reserve Bank of India is likely to keep monetary policy accommodation without cutting interest rates at a policy meeting on Thursday, economists said, as inflation is above target and the economy has shown possible signs of recovery from its worst slowdown in more than aRead More →

Euro Slides as Weak Q4 Data Take Shape

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands The euro fell in early European trading Friday, weighed by signs of weakness in the region’s two largest economies. EUR/USD traded at $1.1027, down 0.1%, while EUR/GBP fell 0.2% to 0.8398. First up, German retail sales slumped 3.3% in December, a much weaker number than expected, suggesting the country’sRead More →