COVID-19

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Asian Stocks Up Following U.S. $579 Infrastructure Deal

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were up Friday morning after a U.S. $579 billion infrastructure deal boosted investor sentiment and sent U.S. shares to record levels. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was up 0.68% by 10:19 PM ET (2:19 AM GMT). The Tokyo Core Consumer Price Index was at 0% in June year-on-year, but above the 0.1% contraction in forecasts […]

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Forex Analysis

Dollar Down Over Higher-Than-Expected Inflation Data

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The dollar was down on Friday morning in Asia after the U.S. posted higher-than-expected inflation data in May. The USD/JPY pair inched up 0.08% to 109.40, with a new analysis saying another COVID-19 surge could come in Japan with or without the Olympics. The AUD/USD pair inched up 0.04% to 0.7755 as Australia is […]

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India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases
India

India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India reported 94,052 new COVID-19 cases and 6148 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 2,91,83,121 cases and 3,59,676 deaths. India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) continues to decline. It stands at 4.69 percent, the third straight day that it […]

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Market

Asian Stocks Up, but Inflation Concerns Re-Emerge

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were mostly up Monday morning, with volumes thin over the closure of two major markets in the region and re-emerging inflation concerns. Chinese and Japanese markets are closed for a holiday. In Australia, the ASX 200 edged up 0.14% by 10:30 PM ET (2:30 AM GMT), ahead of the […]

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Commodity

Oil prices extend gains as demand outlook offsets India concerns

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil prices extended gains on Thursday after rising 1% the previous session, as bullish forecasts on recovering demand this summer offset concerns of rising COVID-19 cases in India, Japan, and Brazil. Brent crude for June edged up 8 cents, or 0.1%, to $67.35 a barrel by 0104 GMT while U.S. […]

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India's Covaxin vaccine 'very important antidote' against Covid
Coronavirus News

India’s Covaxin vaccine ‘very important antidote’ against Covid

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Covaxin, India’s home-grown COVID-19 vaccine, has been found to neutralize the 617 variant of the deadly virus, White House chief medical adviser and America’s top pandemic expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said in Washington. Fauci was speaking to reporters during a conference call on Tuesday. “This is something where we’re still […]

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India logs 332503 new cases; 2256 deaths amid Oxygen woes
India

India logs 332503 new cases; 2256 deaths amid Oxygen woes

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India reported 332,503 fresh coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the cumulative caseload to 16,257,309, Worldometer showed this morning. This is the first time any country has recorded over 300,000 cases in just 24 hours. Amid oxygen shortage and the faltering health system in the country, India saw 2,256 deaths in the highest […]

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No need for lockdown
India

No need for lockdown, focus on Covid-19 tests: PM Narendra Modi to CMs

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Conceding that India was in the grip of a serious public health crisis that had surpassed the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged state governments to test more even if that meant higher reporting of the infection. Armed with the experience of managing the first […]

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Stock Market

Maharashtra Covid-19 curbs sink markets; Sensex falls over 1,400 points

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Domestic stocks dropped on Monday following the imposition of strict restrictions in Maharashtra to contain the spread of Covid-19 infections, with investors fearing that the resurgence in virus cases could dent the economic recovery and hurt corporate earnings. The benchmark Sensex fell as much as 1,449 points, or 2.9 percent, in intra-day trade. The […]

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Delhi's COVID surge continues as over 4000 cases reported 1st time this year; positivity rate 4.64%
Coronavirus News

Delhi’s COVID surge continues as over 4000 cases reported 1st time this year; positivity rate 4.64%

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Delhi recorded 4,033 coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest daily count this year, as the positivity rate rose to 4.64 percent from 4.48 percent the previous day, according to the health department. Twenty-one more people died due to the disease, the highest since January 1, when an equal number of […]

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