India's Vodafone Idea to pay 35 billion rupees in telecom , shares rise

By Ritu, Capital Sands Beleaguered Indian wireless carrier Vodafone Idea will pay 35 billion rupees ($490 million) in telecoms dues to the federal government by Feb. 21, a lawyer for the company said on Monday. Hopes that Vodafone Idea could outlive the financial squeeze due to the outstanding dues payments helpedRead More →

Yuan Boosted by Inflation Data; Dollar to Stay Strong

By Ritu, Capital Sands The Chinese yuan pushed higher Monday on the back of stronger-than-expected local inflation data, but a solid jobs report on Friday coupled with weaker economic numbers in Europe mean the U.S. dollar is likely to stay strong in the near term. USD/CNY traded at 6.9810, 0.26% lower, after fallingRead More →

Supreme Court gives government more time

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands The Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges to legislation that critics say discriminates against Muslims. The court gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi’sRead More →

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands The government’s step to cut corporate tax rate in September 2019 rejoiced the market which was reeling under selling pressure till then. Factors such as IL&FS-led NBFC crisis, rising NPA worries, economic slowdown, US-China trade concerns and high valuations had ruined the sentiment (since January 2018). Nifty50 fell 0.34Read More →