US FED POLICY
Gold to extend gain as Citi says low US rates here to stay
Futures on the Comex will average $1,575 an ounce in 2020, and could climb above $1,600.
India needs to demonstrate willingness to become part of global supply chain: US
Speaking at a programme to commemorate the 60th anniversary ...
Lagarde in the spotlight at first ECB meeting
Financial analysts see the ECB on hold throughout next year.
The $11 trillion EM rally has big backing for 2020
The US-China trade dispute that dictated market moves throughout 2019 will remain the biggest driving force.
Shanghai shares snap 5-day rally on trade woes ahead of US tariff deadline
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3 per cent to close at 3,891.02.
Global risk abetting; domestic, not so much: Sandip Sabharwal
The week started with a lot of events lined up. As the week ends, most of the events are playing out favourably. We are safe in a way that global risk seems to be receding a bit. But domestically, the economy is not going anywhere great because even today, not a single penny of NBFC refinance scheme has been disbursed.
Two-plus-two Indo-US dialogue to be held on Dec 18 in Washington: MEA
The second two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US will take place on December 18 in Washington. The Indian side will be represented by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
Dollar grinds higher on hopes for tariff delay; Swedish crown surges
The pound was last down 0.3 per cent at $1.3120.
No decline in exports under GSP tariffs after benefits withdrawn: Piyush Goyal
In 2018, India exported goods worth of $6.3 billion (as per USTR figures) to the US under the GSP, which was around 12.1 per cent of India’s total export to the US. The average duty concessions accruing on account of GSP were almost $240 million in 2018, which was about 3.8 per cent of India’s exports to the US availing the GSP benefits.
Is goldilocks moment too good to be true?
It is an irritating way to describe ideal conditions for markets and the economy.
China sees US delaying December 15 tariff hike as talks drag
The two sides, staying in almost daily contact, have also come closer to an agreement on scaling back the tariffs already in place. But rather than removing or rolling back existing levies, the focus has been on reducing the rate of the tariffs already in effect, according to officials and other people familiar with the talks.
'Black Swan' index flashes yellow: Wall Street is not scared
On Monday, the Skew Index hit 136.56, its highest since October 2018.
Oil rises on Trump's optimism for a deal with China
Brent crude rose $1.06 cents to $64.78 a barrel by 1502 GMT. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 90 cents at $59.66 a barrel.
Industry bodies concerned over data protection Bill, say it 'compromises' on privacy
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said the Bill in its current form "compromises" on privacy of Indian citizens as "it has built in far too many exceptions for government agencies to access personal information of the citizens".
Traders are already bracing for a wild week ahead
Treasuries were already on the ropes Friday, thanks to a U.S. payrolls report.
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