Wall Street closes down, European stocks end little-changed

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands Stocks plunged in late selling Thursday as fears of a global pandemic intensified. The S&P is on pace for its worst weekly loss since the Financial Crisis as investors feared a jump in coronavirus infections in the U.S. could derail economic growth. The S&P 500 closed down. 4.4%,Continue Reading

Australia fourth quarter capital spending slips, bolsters need for more RBA support

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands Australian business investment unexpectedly fell last quarter led by declines in the mining and building sectors, frustrating hopes for a long-awaited pick up in spending and reinforcing expectations of yet another rate cut later this year. During the December quarter, investment stumbled 2.8% to A$28.5 billionContinue Reading

EU faces productivity, debt reduction, investment challenges

By Ritu, Capital Sands Productivity is not growing fast enough in the European Union, investment is still too low and public debt remains high in countries most in need of reducing it, the European Commission said on Wednesday as it outlined a growth strategy for the bloc. In annual recommendationsContinue Reading

Asian shares slump, bonds rally as virus fears grow

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on safe-haven Treasuries to record lows. The S&P 500 .SPX and the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI both shed more than 3%Continue Reading

Sensex, Nifty rise for fifth session, auto stocks shine

By Ritu, Capital Sands Indian shares were slightly higher on Tuesday as Asian markets steadied after a steep sell-off a day earlier, while U.S. President Donald Trump’s two-day visit failed to boost sentiment. The broader NSE Nifty 50 index .NSEI was up 0.2% at 11,854 as of 0403 GMT, while the benchmarkContinue Reading

Mexico's economy ministry hit by cyber attack

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands   Mexico’s economy ministry detected a cyber attack on some of its servers on Sunday but did not consider sensitive information to have been compromised, and beefed up safety measures, it said in a statement. It was the second high-profile cyber attack on the Mexican governmentContinue Reading

South Korea becomes biggest coronavirus centre outside China

By Ritu, Capital Sands South Korea reported 161 more coronavirus cases Monday, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world’s largest total outside China. The country has seen a rapid surge in the number of coronavirus cases — adding more than 700 cases in less than aContinue Reading

Protests in New Delhi against India's citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands Police used tear gas to disperse large crowds in India’s capital of New Delhi on Sunday in the latest eruption of violence at protests over a new citizenship law, police officials said. Hundreds of people supporting the new law clashed with those opposing it, with theContinue Reading


Reportedly the education industry is worth over Rs. 12,000 crores worldwide. Reportedly Sounds similar but both captioned organizations are different (https://www.ieindia.org/and  http://iieinstitution.com/  are not the same). MHRD should come out with a detailed statement on which is best Institution. Otherwise, lakhs of students will get duped in India and abroad. MHRD Notification recognizingContinue Reading

China cuts benchmark lending rate to prop up virus-hit economy

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands China cut the benchmark lending rate on Thursday, as widely expected, as the authorities move to lower financing costs for businesses and support an economy jolted by a severe coronavirus outbreak. The epidemic has disrupted global supply chains and caused widespread disruption to businesses and factoryContinue Reading