Month: April 2020

Business
FED

Dollar nurses losses after Fed, jump in risk appetite

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar nursed losses on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left the door open to more monetary easing and dampened expectations for a quick economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The greenback was also weighed down as signs the pandemic is receding in other countries and reduced safe-haven demand for […]

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Europe Edges Higher; Central Bank Meetings Loom
Stocks

Europe Edges Higher; Central Bank Meetings Loom

By Ritu, Capital Sands European stock markets edged higher Wednesday, with investors cautiously optimistic ahead of key central bank meetings and as the earnings season continues. At 4:15 AM ET (0815 GMT), the U.K.’s FTSE index traded 0.7% higher, France’s CAC 40 was down 0.2%, while the DAX rose 0.1%. The broader based Stoxx 600 Europe index climbed 0.1%.  The Federal Reserve is […]

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Australian Inflation
RBA

Australia’s first-quarter inflation hits 5-1/2-year high, prices to plunge in second quarter

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Australian inflation accelerated to its highest in over five years last quarter, data showed on Wednesday, but the long-desired pick-up is likely to be fleeting in the face of a coronavirus lockdown and collapsing energy prices. The headline consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.3% in the first quarter, from the previous […]

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Europe Largely Flat; Oil and Earnings in Focus
Stocks

Europe Largely Flat; Oil and Earnings in Focus

By Administrator_India Capital Sands European stock markets traded largely unchanged Tuesday, with investors wary of getting too involved ahead of key central bank meetings, against a background of weak earnings from the financial and oil sectors. At 3:35 AM ET (0735 GMT), the U.K.’s FTSE index traded flat, France’s CAC 40 was down 0.1%, while the DAX up 0.1%. The broader […]

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Asian market
Covid-19

Aussie dollar near six-week peak as easing lockdowns spur risk

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Australian dollar tested six-week highs on Tuesday, as signs of progress in re-opening economies helped the risk-sensitive currency recoup most of the panic selling seen in March, and as the greenback nursed overnight losses. The Aussie has rallied more than 17% from last month’s 17-year low and overnight rose through resistance […]

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Europe Pushes Higher; Central Banks and Reopenings Eyed
Market

Europe Pushes Higher; Central Banks and Reopenings Eyed

By Administrator_India Capital Sands European stock markets posted strong gains Monday, with investors boosted by the news of more central bank largesse and of major economies taking steps towards reopening as the Covid-19 pandemic eases. Standard & Poor’s decision not to downgrade Italy after the close on Friday is also helping. At 4 AM ET […]

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Oil majors slash 2020 spending by 20% after prices slump
Commodiity
Covid-19

Oil falls as crude in U.S. storage nears all-time high

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil prices fell on Monday on signs that worldwide oil storage is filling rapidly, raising concerns that production cuts will not be fast enough to catch up with the collapse in demand from the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. oil futures led losses after U.S. crude inventories rose to 518.6 million barrels in […]

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Sensex Nifty
Market

India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.71%

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Real Estate, Banking and Metals sectors led shares lower. At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 fell 1.71%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index declined 1.68%. The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Reliance Industries Ltd. , which rose 4.00% or 54.90 points […]

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Economic news
Oil

Dollar heads toward weekly gain as oil shock reveberates

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar was headed for its best week since early April on Friday, as tumbling oil prices weighed on commodity currencies and division over Europe’s emergency fund dragged on the euro. The dollar stands near a two-and-a-half-week high against a basket of currencies and is 0.8% stronger for the week. It […]

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Commodity
UAE

Saudi Arabia may re-route tankers if U.S. imposes crude import ban

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Saudi Arabia is exploring re-routing millions of barrels of oil on board tankers sailing to the United States if President Donald Trump decides to block imports of crude from the kingdom, shipping, and trade sources said. Some 40 million barrels of Saudi oil are on their way to the United States […]

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