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Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow
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Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will also remain shut

Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China
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Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China

The Economist Intelligence Unit's baseline scenario is that the public health emergency within China will be under control by end-March

Indian economy likely to rebound in 2020 on measures taken by govt, RBI: CII
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Indian economy likely to rebound in 2020 on measures taken by govt, RBI: CII

CII believes that with the sharp moderation in growth, the time has come to adopt an expansionary fiscal policy

India should keep fiscal deficit in check, economy may pick up at 7% in 2020; revenue projections look optimistic: Gita Gopinath
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India should keep fiscal deficit in check, economy may pick up at 7% in 2020; revenue projections look optimistic: Gita Gopinath

On the projections in the World Economic Outlook report, Gopinath said appropriate steps have been taken.

WTO cuts global trade growth forecasts to 1.2% for 2019 on escalating trade tensions; projection to not augur well for India
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WTO cuts global trade growth forecasts to 1.2% for 2019 on escalating trade tensions; projection to not augur well for India

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said the darkening outlook for trade is discouraging but not unexpected.

Asia stocks slump on recession fears after Dow suffers worst day of year; US bond yields plunge
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Asia stocks slump on recession fears after Dow suffers worst day of year; US bond yields plunge

The intensifying US-China trade war shows no signs of resolution and the flight to bonds signal the growing fears of a global recession

Payment firms can process transactions abroad, but must store data only in India, says RBI
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Payment firms can process transactions abroad, but must store data only in India, says RBI

RBI's announcement was made to clarify its directive in April last year that mandated foreign firms to store their payments data “only in India” for “unfettered supervisory access”.

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy
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Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy

Indian strategic circles are abuzz with speculation about the possible outcomes of the visit of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, at a time when trade tensions with the US are hogging media headlines in New Delhi

WTO reform process should not undermine fundamental principles: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
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WTO reform process should not undermine fundamental principles: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that the current proposals on WTO reform do not take into consideration the challenges and aspirations of developing countries.

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

Global trade will continue to face strong headwinds in 2019-20 on increased economic uncertainty: WTO
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Global trade will continue to face strong headwinds in 2019-20 on increased economic uncertainty: WTO

World Trade Organisation (WTO) statement came at a time when India is taking various steps to boost exports. The slowdown in global trade could impact India's exports.

Global growth outlook 'precarious' amid trade tensions; pauses in rate hikes to help boost activity in H2: Christine Lagarde
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Global growth outlook 'precarious' amid trade tensions; pauses in rate hikes to help boost activity in H2: Christine Lagarde

She previewed new IMF research showing that rising trade barriers were hurting investment in plant, machinery and job creating projects.

Farm loan waivers will not solve agrarian distress, says IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath; suggests cash transfers instead
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Farm loan waivers will not solve agrarian distress, says IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath; suggests cash transfers instead

Notwithstanding the modest downward revisions, Gopinath said risks to more significant downward corrections are rising

KKR sees India benefiting from US-China trade war; says red tape bureaucracy prevents investments to country
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KKR sees India benefiting from US-China trade war; says red tape bureaucracy prevents investments to country

KKR has also changed its focus to acquiring control positions or significant minority with near-control rights in companies instead of taking minority positions that did not give the company influence.

Asian stocks follow Europe down as fears grow over global economy, US-China trade tensions
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Asian stocks follow Europe down as fears grow over global economy, US-China trade tensions

Speculation is growing that the People's Bank of China will again cut the level of cash that banks must hold in reserve, in a fresh bid to lower financing costs and blunt the economic impact of the trade dispute with the US

Sensex, Nifty open at record high, pare gains amid trade war worries; Re hits 2-week low against dollar
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Sensex, Nifty open at record high, pare gains amid trade war worries; Re hits 2-week low against dollar

The Sensex rose 184.98 points, or 0.49 percent, to hit a new peak of 37,876.87.

Sensex at record high at 37,000: What exactly is driving the stock markets' dream run?
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Sensex at record high at 37,000: What exactly is driving the stock markets' dream run?

Whether there is any euphoria or has any irrational exuberance crept into the market, or is the rise for real, is the question on the minds of investors, though it does not matter much for a positional trader.

IMF lowers growth rate for India to 7.3% in 2018, 7.5% in 2019, but it still retains world's top spot
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IMF lowers growth rate for India to 7.3% in 2018, 7.5% in 2019, but it still retains world's top spot

India continues to outperform China, IMF's WEO update figures reflect. Growth in China is projected to moderate from 6.9 percent in 2017 to 6.6 percent in 2018 and 6.4 percent in 2019, as regulatory tightening of the financial sector takes hold and external demand softens, the report said.

 G-20 should enhance efforts to avoid trade tensions: report
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G-20 should enhance efforts to avoid trade tensions: report

The volume of trade growth in 2013 is now forecast to be at 4.5 percent, still below the long-term annual average of 5.4 percent for the last 20 years.