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 →

Microsoft launches new program to help B2B startups in India

By Ritu, Capital Sands The new program is open to Microsoft co-sell enabled startups associated with the company. Microsoft on February 24 launched a new program to bring 100 companies to commit $100,000 (Rs 71,83,455) each for enterprise-ready solutions from 100 business-to-business (B2B) startups in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space inRead 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 →

Dollar Regains Ground as Coronavirus Spreads Globally

By Ritu, Capital Sands The U.S. dollar continues to gain fans Wednesday, with China’s coronavirus continuing to batter economies in Asia, Europe showing very few signs of growth while the U.S. economy exhibits a reasonably healthy glow. EUR/USD traded at 1.0798, after pushing as low as $1.0786 for the first timeRead More →