Month: December 2020

Sensex crosses 52,000-mark for first time amid huge investments by FPIs
Stock Market

Sensex, Nifty extend record run on vaccine booster; Ultratech Cement up 4%

By Administration_ India Capital Sands The Sensex and Nifty raced to fresh record highs on Wednesday as gains in financials, auto, and cement counters helped benchmarks extend their winning run for the sixth straight session amid positive global cues. European equities marched higher after the UK became the first country to approve the Covid-19 vaccine […]

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Indian economy
Economic news

Indian economy could be ‘most resilient’ in subregion in long term

By Administration_ India Capital Sands India’s economy could prove to be the “most resilient” in the subregion of South and South-West Asia over the long term, according to a report by the UN, which says a positive but lower economic growth post COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s large market will continue to attract investments. The […]

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Market

Sensex above 47K on US stimulus package; Wall Street hits record high’

By Administration_ India Capital Sands The Indian equity benchmark indices closed at yet another record high on the first day of the year’s final week. Continuing foreign portfolio investor (FPI) flows and positive global cues on US President Donald Trump’s signing a $2.3-trillion spending Bill, including a $900 billion coronavirus relief package, helped the benchmark Sensex to […]

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Petrol, Diesel prices remain steady, govt tax collection on fuel swells by 459% in 7 years
Economic news

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for 21st day

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Petrol and diesel prices were paused for the the 21st day on Monday after sixth straight day of hikes. Fuel prices were hiked for the sixth straight day on December 7 by the oil marketing companies leading rates to touch 2-yrear high. Petrol price in Delhi was was hiked by 30 […]

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RBI governor asks banks to strengthen
Economy News

RBI governor asks banks to strengthen lending capacity by raising capital

By Administration_ India  Capital Sands The RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has asked banks to take proactive measures to strengthen their resilience and lending capacity by raising capital, the central bank said in a statement on Wednesday. During a two-day meeting with heads of banks, including the private sector lenders, the governor emphasised on the need to remain vigilant and make […]

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Gold
Commodity

Gold Up Over Cautious Stimulus Hopes

By Administration_ India Capital Sands Gold futures inched up 0.01% at $1,870.50 by 10:47PM ET (3:47 AM GMT). U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he may not sign a COVID-19 bill passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate on Monday. He called the bill an unsuitable “disgrace,” but stopped short of […]

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Dollar holds weak bias on expectations Powell will shun tapering
Business

Five things to know about US Congress deal for COVID-19 relief and its impact

By Administration_ India Capital Sands On December 20, top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal for an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package. This finally delivers long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. Here’s everything you need to know about this deal: — This deal […]

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Apple temporarily shuts stores
Business

Apple temporarily shuts stores in US and UK as coronavirus cases surge

By Administration _India Capital Sands Apple Inc has temporarily shut all of its 53 stores in California because of a coronavirus outbreak and 16 stores in the United Kingdom following restrictions introduced by the government in London, a spokesman said on Saturday. The company said on Friday it was temporarily shutting some stores in California following a surge […]

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Commodity

Oil Down, Rise in COVID-19 Cases Leads to Fuel Demand Worries

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil was down on Friday morning in Asia, with ever-rising numbers of COVID-19 weighing on fuel demand and the U.S. Congress continuing negotiations for a $900 billion economic stimulus bill. Brent oil futures were down 0.23% to $51.38 by 11:02 PM ET (4:02 AM GMT) and WTI futures inched down 0.04% to $48.34. […]

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Saudi Arabia plans spending cuts in 2021 as economy recovers: Report
Economic news

Saudi Arabia plans spending cuts in 2021 as economy recovers

By Administration_ India Capital Sands Saudi Arabia said its spending plans for next year would be expansionary, as it leans more heavily on government-controlled funds to make up for cuts to a finance ministry budget battered by a decline in oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic. The kingdom will stick to its plan to cut spending […]

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