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Oil rises over 3% but set for biggest weekly thumping since 2008

Oil rises over 3% but set for biggest weekly thumping since 2008

By Ritu, Capital Sands Oil prices were set for their worst weekly drubbing since the 2008 financial crisis, despite rising over 3% on Friday, as investors fretted over evaporating demand from the coronavirus pandemic and a production ramp-up by top producers. Brent crude was up

North Korea fires 3 projectiles: South's military

North Korea fires 3 projectiles: South’s military

By Administrator_India Capital Sands North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles into the sea on Monday, Seoul’s military said, the second such weapons test by Pyongyang in a week. The three devices were fired in a northeasterly direction from the Sondok area in South Hamgyong province,

Fed cuts rates to blunt coronavirus impact, markets drop

Fed cuts rates to blunt coronavirus impact, markets drop

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Tuesday in a bid to shield the world’s largest economy from the impact of the coronavirus, but the emergency move failed to comfort U.S. financial markets roiled by worries about a deeper, lasting

Indian lawmakers scuffle over citizenship riots where 41 died

Indian lawmakers scuffle over citizenship riots where 41 died

By  Administrator_India Capital Sands Indian lawmakers pushed and shoved each other in parliament on Monday after opposition parties demanded the resignation of interior minister Amit Shah over the handling of deadly riots triggered by a citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Police said on Monday that