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Oil prices slip as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC Plus meeting, to discuss extending record production cuts beyond June-end
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Oil prices slip as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC Plus meeting, to discuss extending record production cuts beyond June-end

The price falls in oil come after front-month Brent and WTI prices posted their strongest monthly gains in years in May

Oil prices edge lower as US fuel demand remains weak; worsening US-China tension weigh on financial markets
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Oil prices edge lower as US fuel demand remains weak; worsening US-China tension weigh on financial markets

Oil prices edged lower on Friday after US inventory data showed lacklustre fuel demand in the world’s largest oil consumer

Fed balance sheet tops $5 trillion for first time as it enters coronavirus war mode
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Fed balance sheet tops $5 trillion for first time as it enters coronavirus war mode

The Fed’s total balance sheet size exploded by more than half a trillion dollars in a single week, roughly twice the pace of the next-largest weekly expansion in the financial crisis in October 2008.

Fed slashes rates; global central banks coordinate to cushion world economy from coronavirus blow
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Fed slashes rates; global central banks coordinate to cushion world economy from coronavirus blow

In a news conference, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said the epidemic was having a “profound” impact on the economy, forcing whole industries like travel and leisure offline.

Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown; US President Donald Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads
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Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown; US President Donald Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads

Major European stock markets dived more than 7 percent, Japanese indexes fell over 5 percent and US markets sank over 7 percent after Saudi Arabia launched an oil price war with Russia

Stock sell-off rolls to Asia, bonds rally on coronavirus risk stoking fears of a prolonged world economic slowdown
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Stock sell-off rolls to Asia, bonds rally on coronavirus risk stoking fears of a prolonged world economic slowdown

The spread of a new coronavirus has accelerated so much in Europe, Britain and North America that investors who once played down the virus are now re-assessing the risks, which means more volatility in financial markets

OECD lowers India's FY21 GDP growth to 5.1% from 6.2% earlier on coronavirus concerns on domestic, global economy
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OECD lowers India's FY21 GDP growth to 5.1% from 6.2% earlier on coronavirus concerns on domestic, global economy

According to the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook Forecasts, India's real GDP growth is expected at 5.1 percent during the fiscal year starting 1 April, 2020 and improve to 5.6 percent in the following year

RBI may slash interest rate again in December before hitting a pause button, says Goldman Sachs
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RBI may slash interest rate again in December before hitting a pause button, says Goldman Sachs

The RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) reduced repo rate by 25 basis points on Friday to 5.15 percent and decided to maintain an accommodative stance

US Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008, signals it may not need to do more
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US Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008, signals it may not need to do more

Donald Trump said on Twitter the Fed chief “let us down” by not telegraphing that an aggressive easing was coming

VG Siddhartha's death and future of CCD; US Fed cut impact on India's economy; Read all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
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VG Siddhartha's death and future of CCD; US Fed cut impact on India's economy; Read all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

Moneycontrol Pro offers curated markets data, independent equity analysis, insights into investment styles and exclusive trading recommendations

RBI to ensure NBFC liquidity issues do not become systemic; to strengthen risk management systems
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RBI to ensure NBFC liquidity issues do not become systemic; to strengthen risk management systems

The RBI board has decided to handle liquidity problems in the NBFC sector in a “nuanced” manner by improving liquidity and tightening regulatory norms without sending a “panic” signal to the market

China evokes patriotism, past wars as US trade conflict heats up; state media says tensions will only help them grow stronger
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China evokes patriotism, past wars as US trade conflict heats up; state media says tensions will only help them grow stronger

China has yet to say whether or how it will retaliate to the latest escalation in trade tensions which saw US put telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a blacklist

Stock, money, forex, commodity markets closed today for Maharashtra Day; trading to resume tomorrow
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Stock, money, forex, commodity markets closed today for Maharashtra Day; trading to resume tomorrow

On Tuesday, the stock markets closed with a loss with Sensex ending with a 35.78 points loss at 39,031.55, while the NSE Nifty ended 6.50 points lower at 11,748.15

Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and State
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Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and State

For Rajan, populist nationalism is an impediment to market freedom and hence limits the economic prosperity of developing countries.

Retirement funds investing in IL&FS: IBC order of priority can’t be blamed for funds' folly and greed
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Retirement funds investing in IL&FS: IBC order of priority can’t be blamed for funds' folly and greed

In the light of the IL&FS fiasco, employees must also be asked to give their consent to bonds and commercial papers.

Fuel prices dip after remaining stable for two days; crude edges higher on upcoming China-US trade talks
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Fuel prices dip after remaining stable for two days; crude edges higher on upcoming China-US trade talks

This was the second price cut in fuel prices this year after the rates almost maintained the downward trend for the past nearly two-and-half months.

Markets rally post-Assembly election results: Prices might pause for breath, will even give up recently recovered ground
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Markets rally post-Assembly election results: Prices might pause for breath, will even give up recently recovered ground

The present financial markets are digital beasts so the mathematically inclined trader can trace the “digital footprint” in the markets.

IL&FS crisis has shaken investor's faith in NBFCs; any delay in repayments can add to the pain
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IL&FS crisis has shaken investor's faith in NBFCs; any delay in repayments can add to the pain

If the NBFCs are able to get refinance, the markets may heave a sigh of relief and witness a relief rally.