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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 1,800 points, Nifty regains 8,300-mark; RIL zooms nearly 15%
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 1,800 points, Nifty regains 8,300-mark; RIL zooms nearly 15%

Stock market LIVE Updates: Sensex up 570 points, Nifty opens above 7,500 level; RIL, Cipla, Tech Mahindra among major gainers

Stock Markets LATEST Updates: Markets rebound, end in green; Infosys, Adani Ports, HUL among major gainers
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Stock Markets LATEST Updates: Markets rebound, end in green; Infosys, Adani Ports, HUL among major gainers

Stock Markets LATEST Updates: Markets rebound, end in green; Infosys, Adani Ports, HUL among major gainers

Asian shares crumble as more nations shut for business to curb coronavirus amid concerns of global recession
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Asian shares crumble as more nations shut for business to curb coronavirus amid concerns of global recession

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 3.8 percent, with New Zealand’s market shedding a record 10 percent as the government closed all non-essential businesses.

Dollar scales record levels at 3-year peak; global rampage spurs FX interventions, speculation of big G7 move
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Dollar scales record levels at 3-year peak; global rampage spurs FX interventions, speculation of big G7 move

The dollar’s brutal ascent—up 6.5 percent this month against a basket of peers—has sent almost every other currency reeling.

Global stocks drop as investors shun risk on coronavirus fears; Donald Trump administration unveils $1 trillion stimulus package for US
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Global stocks drop as investors shun risk on coronavirus fears; Donald Trump administration unveils $1 trillion stimulus package for US

In Asia, MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.3 percent, led by a 4.9 percent fall in Australia while Japan’s Nikkei gained 1.6 percent.

Stock Market Today LIVE Updates:  Sensex, Nifty breach 3-year lows; telecom, banking stocks in red
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Stock Market Today LIVE Updates: Sensex, Nifty breach 3-year lows; telecom, banking stocks in red

Stock Market Today LIVE Updates: Sensex, Nifty breach 3-year lows; telecom, banking stocks in red

Wall Street dazed and confused after worst day since 1987; coronavirus pandemic sparks fear of global recession
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Wall Street dazed and confused after worst day since 1987; coronavirus pandemic sparks fear of global recession

The suspension of professional sports games, cancelled conventions and half-empty restaurants has raised fears—not about whether the longest US economic expansion on record is ending—but about how deep a now presumed recession will be.

RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists
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RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists

The RBI has repeatedly said there is space for more rate cuts if inflation eases. The February reading, to be released later in the month, might prove critical.

Sensex soars over 400 points; Nifty nears 11,400-markt as central banks across globe prepare to combat economic pressure of coronavirus
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Sensex soars over 400 points; Nifty nears 11,400-markt as central banks across globe prepare to combat economic pressure of coronavirus

HUL, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, Nestle India, TCS and Asian Paints were among the top gainers, while ICICI Bank, L&T, PowerGrid, NTPC and Reliance Industries were trading in the red in opening session

Gold extends gains as coronavirus prompts Fed rate cut to cushion economic impact from epidemic
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Gold extends gains as coronavirus prompts Fed rate cut to cushion economic impact from epidemic

Spot gold climbed 0.3 percent to $1,643.76 per ounce, having registered its biggest one-day percentage gain since 2016 on Tuesday.

Gold set for third monthly gain; coronavirus pandemic fears lift rate-cut bets, epidemic may result in global, US recessions
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Gold set for third monthly gain; coronavirus pandemic fears lift rate-cut bets, epidemic may result in global, US recessions

Spot gold was unchanged at $1,642.03 per ounce. The metal was on track for a third straight monthly gain, advancing over 3.5 percent so far this month.

Gold eases from 7-year high, but coronavirus fears limit losses; further escalation in epidemic likely to propel market higher
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Gold eases from 7-year high, but coronavirus fears limit losses; further escalation in epidemic likely to propel market higher

Spot gold was down 0.2 percent to $1,657.40 per ounce, after declining 1 percent earlier in the session. On Monday, the metal rose as much as 2.8 percent to its highest since January 2013 at $1,688.66.

Rupee slips 19 paise to 71.47 against dollar in early trade on weak opening in domestic equities; falling oil prices support local unit
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Rupee slips 19 paise to 71.47 against dollar in early trade on weak opening in domestic equities; falling oil prices support local unit

The rupee opened weak at 71.39 at the interbank forex market and then fell further to 71.47, down 19 paise over its last close.

Gold climbs to two-week high as coronavirus fears spark safety buying; outbreak likely to impact China's economy
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Gold climbs to two-week high as coronavirus fears spark safety buying; outbreak likely to impact China's economy

Gold is considered a safe investment during times of political and economic uncertainty.

Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?
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Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?

A successful ‘Operation Twist’ could mitigate that additional need. Past experience, however, shows that success can be a mixed blessing.

Fed grappling with methods to fight next recession; hunts for new model in low-interest rate world
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Fed grappling with methods to fight next recession; hunts for new model in low-interest rate world

At a three-day conference in San Diego on an array of economic topics, one stood out: The textbook view of central banking, where low unemployment produces unwanted inflation that monetary policymakers can counter with interest-rate hikes, is at least badly hobbled if not fully broken

Sensex rises 169 points, Nifty above 11,900-mark ahead of macro data; Tata Motors rallies 7%, Yes Bank up 6%
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Sensex rises 169 points, Nifty above 11,900-mark ahead of macro data; Tata Motors rallies 7%, Yes Bank up 6%

After rallying over 300 points, the 30-share BSE Sensex ended 169.14 points, or 0.42 percent, higher at 40,581.71.

Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon
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Fed holds interest rates steady in final policy meeting of tumultuous year; signals borrowing costs will not change anytime soon

The policy decision left the Fed’s benchmark overnight lending rate in its current target range between 1.50% and 1.75%, three-quarters of a percentage point below where it started the year

Paul A Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman who waged war on inflation and helped shape US economy for decades, dead at 92
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Paul A Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman who waged war on inflation and helped shape US economy for decades, dead at 92

Paul Volcker, a towering, taciturn and somewhat rumpled figure, arrived in Washington as America’s postwar economic hegemony was beginning to crumble. He would devote his professional life to wrestling with the consequences.

Significant distress in China could spill over to US and global markets, says Federal Reserve; may escalate trade conflict with US
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Significant distress in China could spill over to US and global markets, says Federal Reserve; may escalate trade conflict with US

Some contacts worried about a deterioration in broader US-China relations, rooted in technology and national security issues, said the Fed Reserve report