Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

COVID-19: Social distancing for India zoo’s tigers over virus fears

New Delhi: Keepers at a major western India zoo are putting their big cats into solitary confinement after a tiger in the United States caught the novel coronavirus. “We have decided to isolate them to avoid any kind of infection,” said superintendent Bharatsinh Vihol of the Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden in Gujarat state. “Also, since we have run a planned breeding programme here, it has been decided to restrict mating…

Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Chinese doctor recalls treating her first case of COVID-19 in Wuhan

Beijing: The deadly coronavirus which has overwhelmed China and the world was discovered in an elderly couple in December last year in Wuhan through a CT scan done by Zhang Jixian, the official media reported on Friday, hailing her for alerting the authorities about the vicious virus. Since its emergence, the virus which has so far killed at least 145,000 globally and infected over 2.1 million has become a source of concern…

Posted on: October 6, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

US dollar clings to gains as bets on further Fed hikes firm

The dollar fought for a footing in choppy trade on Thursday, with support from upbeat U.S. data and hawkish policymaker comments, while the prospect of higher energy prices helped exporters’ currencies and weighed on those of importers. The dollar rose 1% on the euro and 1.3% on sterling overnight and was trying to hold those gains in bumpy early trade in Asia. The euro has now made two unsuccessful attempts…

Posted on: October 3, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Gold Steadies Above $1,650 as Safe Haven Appeal Creeps Back in

Gold prices steadied above a major support level on Monday as growing risks of an economic recession spurred some safe-haven demand for the yellow metal. Prices also recovered marginally from a bruising September, where they dropped 3%. Bullion prices marked their worst quarter since March 2021 with a 7.5% drop. Spot rose 0.2% to $1,663.99 an ounce, while gold futures were flat around $1,672 an ounce by 20:31 ET (00:31 GMT). Prices of the yellow metal were steady even as U.S. Data on Friday…

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Posted on: September 28, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asia FX Battered by Hawkish Fedspeak, Dollar Back at 20-Year Peak

Asian currencies plummeted on Wednesday, while the dollar surged to new 20-year highs on hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials and growing safe haven demand. The dollar index jumped 0.4% to a new 20-year high of 114.68, while dollar index futures rose in a similar range. A broad market rout in risk-driven assets also drove safe haven demand for the greenback. Asian currencies fell sharply as hawkish comments from some…

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Posted on: September 27, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Indian economy showing resilience and recovery: CEA

However, there are challenges, and geopolitics is messy for which foreign investors are cautious, the CEA said. Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) V Anantha Nageswaran has said the Indian economy was on the path to recovery but cautioned that foreign investors may remain cautious because of geopolitical challenges. Speaking at a virtual seminar organised by Swadeshi Research Institute, he said all sectors of the economy such as agriculture, manufacturing and construction are “doing…

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Posted on: September 26, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Oil Prices Hover Near 8-Mth Low as Recession Fears Dent Outlook

Oil prices held near eight-month lows on Monday after falling sharply last week, as markets feared that slowing global economic activity will dent demand for crude. London-traded Brent oil futures rose 0.3% to $85.29 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were unchanged at $78.67 a barrel by 21:30 ET (01:30 GMT). Both contracts were trading just above their weakest level in eight months and were nursing steep losses…

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Posted on: September 24, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

CFPB Study Outlines Need for “Buy Now, Pay Later” Rules

Researchers found BNPL often relies on data collection and other consumer risks. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is gearing up to place the same type of stringent protections it places on credit card companies on the “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) industry, following the release of a recent study on the practice. Officials said their findings revealed an exploding industry that not only had few consumer guardrails and helped…

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Posted on: September 23, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Gold Steadies Despite Rate Hike Headwinds, Set For Flat Week

Gold prices steadied on Friday, and were set to end the week largely unchanged as selling pressure from a hawkish Federal Reserve appeared to have eased. Bullion prices showed surprising resilience this week after the Fed hiked rates and struck a more hawkish tone than many were expecting, with U.S. interest rates now set to end the year well above 4%, But prices of the yellow metal were still trading…

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Posted on: September 22, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

A difficult candidate test, broken job promises and refund dispute: Unacademy’s Relevel comes under fire

With the growth engine sputtering, funding slowing down and the spectre of regulation looming large, there are many curveballs that Unacademy and its peers will have to grapple with in the coming months. At a time like this, Gaurav Munjal has been extremely bullish on Relevel In February this year, 28-year-old Shivam, a computer operator at a government office in Madhya Pradesh, was looking at ways to upskill as he…

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Posted on: September 21, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asian Stocks Slammed by Fed Rate Hike Risks

Asian stock markets sank on Wednesday, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street as investors awaited an interest rate hike and more hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve. Hong Kong’s technology-heavy Hang Seng index continued to lag its peers, falling 1.5%, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 1.3%. The day’s losses also negated a soft rebound seen earlier this week. Market focus was squarely on the Federal Reserve, which is expected to hike interest…

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Posted on: September 20, 2022 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

10-year yields highest since 2011 before expected Fed rate hike

Data last week showed higher-than-expected consumer prices in August, dashing hopes that the worst of rising price pressures may be in the past. Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields jumped to their highest level since 2011 on Monday as investors adjusted for the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will hike rates higher and for longer than previously expected as inflation remains near multi-decade highs. Data last week showed higher-than-expected consumer prices in August,…