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Buy now to gain from stock market volatility in 2019 elections; this online investment platform explains why

Political uncertainty is emerging as a key risk for investors as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party faces elections in five states before a national vote to be held by May.

Markets News

Bond bulls return to India to fuel best quarter in over a year

The debt-buying support from the Reserve Bank of India has given investors another reason to cheer the end of the longest stretch of losses since 2011.

Markets News

Porsche Taycan to have 400km electric range: Fast charging in just 20 minutes

A new 800-volt electricity supply system will power a car for about 100 kilometers after a four-minute charge, Blume said. The next generation of battery technology, available in about a decade, will again double the reach to

Car News

Bitcoin Falls Further Below $4,000; Crypto Continues Plunge

Bitcoin slid another 4.5 percent to $3,635 at midnight Sunday in New York, according to Bitstamp. It recouped most of the losses by 7:50 a.m. but remains in the red. It’s lost 33 percent in the past week and 75 percent this

Markets News

UK’s other Brexit fight may bar it from $1.7 trillion WTO deal

U.K. businesses stand to lose access to a $1.7 trillion public procurement market if signatories to a World Trade Organization accord this week block Britain’s application for membership, which will lapse after it leaves th

World News

An oil-rich state seeks hope in the ashes of Africa’s worst war

Torched homes, gutted shopfronts and fields of rotting corn greeted Laker Betty as she returned to the town in South Sudan’s breadbasket she fled in terror a year ago.

World News

Asia manager who called China Tech peak is ready to dive back in

The MSCI China Information Technology Index had already started its descent, and has lost 34 percent since its January peak.

Industry News

EU ready to hand Theresa May Brexit deal after late spat with Spain

It’s been 17 months in the making but -- barring a last-minute hitch -- the U.K. and the European Union will agree the terms of Brexit at a special summit in Brussels on Sunday.

World News

India wasting a good crisis, misses wake up call from IL&FS debt crisis

The sudden $12.8 billion bankruptcy of infrastructure lender IL&FS Group, currently sequestered under a government-blessed, out-of-court process, underscores India’s lack of preparedness to handle a big shift in lending in

India, Indian banks, bankruptcy, infrastructure, IL&FS Group, nonbanks, financial institutions, economy news

Erdogan wins support of ally in three big cities for local vote

A key ally of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his nationalist party won’t field candidates for mayors in Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara in support of the ruling AK Party in local elections scheduled for March.

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Saudi Prince slams CIA assessment report on Khashoggi murder

A former head of Saudi intelligence cast doubt over the credibility of any CIA report that incriminates Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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As oil plunges, the real OPEC meeting will be at next week’s G20

For the oil market, it looks like the real OPEC meeting will come a week ahead of schedule.

Oil, share market, Crude, Crude oil, Crude oil prices, Saudi Arabia, market, commodities news

Emmanuel Macron caught off guard as French state missed Nissan mutiny

Emmanuel Macron had no idea that Nissan Motor Co. was preparing to overthrow Carlos Ghosn.

Industry News

Saudis let wallets do the talking to punish Turkey for Jamal Khashoggi

Biscuits and yogurt are emerging as weapons of choice for Saudis lashing out at Turkey for hounding their government over the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.

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Tyson Foods among would-be bidders for BRF Thai, Europe assets

Tyson Foods Inc. is among the five firms still in the running for Asian and European chicken plants owned by BRF SA, people with direct knowledge said, asking not to be named because talks are private.

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Bolsonaro seeks $30 billion Brazil oil boon where others failed

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is pursuing the sale of Brazil’s deep-sea treasure-trove of oil, but just weeks after his election he’s facing the same political obstacles as his two predecessors.

Commodities News

US crop yields threatened by rising heat from climate change

American farmers’ livelihoods are at risk from climate change as Midwestern grain yields are poised to tumble amid increasing temperatures and more extreme flooding and droughts, according to a new report.

us crops, us farmers, climate change, climate change impact on world, wildfires, floods News

Dazzled by Ghosn’s Star, investors ignored lessons of history

When Carlos Ghosn became chairman of Mitsubishi Motors in 2016, he assured shareholders that he could handle running a third car company alongside Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA.

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Spain digs in with Brexit threat as Gibraltar overshadows European Union summit

A row between Spain and the U.K. over the British enclave of Gibraltar threatened to overshadow a European Union summit aimed at endorsing Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

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Bitcoin cash wars end with no relief for biggest Cryptocurrency

The Bitcoin Cash wars are over. Over the past week, two factions tried to take over the network and the name of Bitcoin Cash, the world’s fourth-biggest cryptocurrency.

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Oil Price crash: Crude limps to worst week in three years over glut fears

Oil notched its biggest weekly loss since the depths of the last price crash, as record Saudi output, pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump and a global stock sell-off intensified crude’s freefall.

Oil, share market, Crude, Crude oil, Crude oil prices, Saudi Arabia, market, commodities news

Thailand’s Minor International eyes majority stake in Hotel Leela for $350 million

Hotel Leelaventure runs a chain of hotels and resorts, with nine properties it owns or manages across India.

Industry News

Richest man of this country will start rolling out robots next year to help customers navigate his massive shopping malls

SM’s 72 malls nationwide haul in more than 3.5 million customers each day.

Industry News

Apple defends App fees as HC weighs consumer suit

The app store is “really unique,” said Mark Rifkin, one of the lawyers pressing the suit. “Apple has put itself in the distribution chain, and it makes us deal with Apple in a way no one else does.”

Industry News

As Bitcoin bites the dust, cryptocurrencies lose $700 billion in worst weekly fall since January

After an epic rally last year that exceeded many of history’s most notorious bubbles, cryptocurrencies have become mired in a nearly $700 billion rout that shows few signs of abating.

 cryptocurrencies, Bitcoins to India, Bitcoins, crypto currency in India, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Gold News

Crude oil slumps again to one-year low as Saudi Arabia signals record output

Oil slumped to the lowest in a year after Saudi Arabia signalled its output may have reached a record high while growing US stockpiles stoked concerns over a potential supply glut.

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Nissan ousts Carlos Ghosn as Chairman after his arrest

Nissan Motor Co.’s board removed Carlos Ghosn as chairman, moving to contain the damage from the iconic executive’s shock arrest and paving the way for his top lieutenant to consolidate power over the Japanese carmaker.

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