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Oil plunges to 2002 lows, shares sink again

Oil plunges to 2002 lows, shares sink again

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil took another eyewatering 8% tumble on Monday and world shares buckled again as fears mounted that the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months. There were some bright spots, with Australian equities posting a standout jump as the government launched a super-sized support programme, but that was about it. Japan’s Nikkei had led the rest of […]

Euro Benefits From Talk of 'Corona' Bonds

Euro Benefits From Talk of ‘Corona’ Bonds

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The euro has posted gains Thursday amid talk of a new debt instrument to combat the coronavirus outbreak as the death toll rises and the economic damage becomes more stark. At 4:10 ET (0810 GMT), EUR/USD traded at 1.0938, up 0.5%. Elsewhere, the U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, stood at […]

European shares trudge higher as stimulus wave stems selloff

European shares trudge higher as stimulus wave stems selloff

By Administrator_India Capital Sands European shares attempted another rebound on Tuesday as a fresh wave of monetary and fiscal stimulus halted a global selloff in equity markets, but growing evidence of the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic kept investors on edge. In a co-ordinated global effort to stabilize financial markets in one of the biggest routs on record, Germany […]

Europe Boosted by Strong Gains in Energy Stocks

Europe Boosted by Strong Gains in Energy Stocks

By Ritu, Capital Sands European stock markets surged higher Friday, helped by strong gains in the energy sector after oil prices bounced back. At 03:55 ET (0855 GMT), the U.K.’s FTSE index was trading 2.3% higher, France’s CAC 40 and the DAX were up 4.8%. The pan-eurozone index, the Euro Stoxx 50, gained 4.5%.  Additionally, U.S. crude futures traded 6.6% higher at $27.62 a barrel, after soaring 24% Thursday. […]

Europe to Edge Lower Despite ECB Support

Europe to Edge Lower Despite ECB Support

By Ritu, Capital Sands European stock markets are expected to edge lower Thursday, with investors still contemplating the possibility of several months of declining economic activity despite an increasingly robust policy response that reached a new high late on Wednesday as the European Central Bank unveiled its biggest anti-crisis program yet. The European Central Bank launched a 750 billion euro […]

Panic buying forces British supermarkets to impose limits

Panic buying forces British supermarkets to impose limits

By Ritu, Capital Sands Panic buying by British shoppers escalated on Wednesday with shelves stripped bare by alarmed customers hoarding for the coronavirus isolation, prompting Tesco  and Sainsbury’s to restrict purchases. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has faced criticism for acting too slowly and too cautiously to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, said on Tuesday that there was no reason to stockpile […]

In Delhi, riots deepen a Hindu-Muslim divide

In Delhi, riots deepen a Hindu-Muslim divide

By Ritu, Capital Sands For years, Hindus and Muslims lived and worked peacefully together in Yamuna Vihar, a densely populated Delhi district. But the riots that raged through the district last month appear to have cleaved lasting divisions in the community, reflecting a nationwide trend as tensions over the Hindu nationalist agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi boil over. Many […]

Calls Rise for Emergency Dollar Funding, With Strains Escalating

Calls Rise for Emergency Dollar Funding, With Strains Escalating

By Ritu, Capital Sands Emerging signs of a rush for dollars in the global financial system have spurred calls for the world’s central banks to use a key tool deployed during the credit crisis more than a decade ago: currency swap lines. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index climbed more than 1% for the second time this week on Thursday, reaching […]

Indian stocks crash into bear territory as coronavirus now a pandemic

Indian stocks crash into bear territory as coronavirus now a pandemic

By Ritu, Capital Sands The Indian stock market plunged into bear territory on Thursday, with the blue-chip Nifty 50 sliding to its lowest in over 2-1/2 years, after the coronavirus outbreak was termed a pandemic and the United States suspended travel from Europe. The NSE Nifty 50 index and S&P BSE Sensex fell over 7.5% each to 9,648.65 and 32,990.01, […]

European shares trudge higher as stimulus wave stems selloff

European stocks dive 3% as coronavirus raises recession fears

By Ritu, Capital Sands European shares dove 3% on Friday, sliding deeper into correction territory, as investors feared a global recession is on the horizon with the coronavirus spreading across the world. The pan-regional STOXX 600 was on track to record its biggest weekly decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008. The index entered correction levels […]