Asia FX Slammed By China COVID Spike, Russia-Ukraine Woes


Most Asian currencies slumped on Monday, with the yuan hit especially hard as China logged a record jump in daily COVID cases, while the dollar benefited from safe haven demand amid fears of a potential escalation in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The yuan slid 0.6% to a 10-day low, while its offshore counterpart shed 0.7% as […]

Asia FX Hunkers Down Ahead of Fed Meeting, Dollar Slips


Most Asian currencies moved little on Wednesday as caution kicked in ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, while the dollar fell amid hopes that the central bank will espouse a less hawkish outlook. The Japanese yen bucked the trend, rising 0.7% on expectations that the government will intervene further […]

NPS to Allow 4 Changes Per Fiscal In Investment Pattern

NPS to Allow

Pension fund regulator PFRDA will soon allow subscribers of the National Pension System (NPS) scheme to change investment pattern as many as four times during a financial year as there has been a demand to increase the limit, its chairman Supratim Bandyopadhyay said Tuesday Currently, NPS subscribers are allowed to change the investment pattern twice […]

How Indians Invested In Crypto In 2021?

How Indians Invested

The year 2021 will be remembered as the time when the crypto market came of age. From being a retail investor-heavy segment, the industry saw widespread adoption from major corporates such as Tesla, PayPal and MicroStrateg. As per experts, meme coins, central bank digital currency, metaverse, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were the four major trends […]

Stocks To Watch: HP Adhesives, RBL Bank, Adani Trans, HUL, Lupin, CBI

Stocks To Watch

The key benchmark indices are likely to start trade on a quiet note owing to lack of any major directional cues from the overseas market. As of 08:00 AM, the SGX Nifty futures were quoted at 17040, up 14 points. Meanwhile, here the top stocks to focus in trade today HP Adhesives: The stock will make […]

Indices At Day’s High Led By IT, Realty, Banks; RBL Bank Most Active

Indices At Day's High

Active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturer Supriya Lifescience, the 64th listing in 2021, is expected to debut with around 50 percent premium on December 28 Experts cited attractive valuations, strong financial track record with maximum income from exports, increasing growth potential in the pharma space and healthy return ratios for the expectations of the healthy listing. The […]

Asia Stocks, Oil Struggle As Omicron Worries Weigh

Asia Stocks, Oil Struggle

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were generally weaker  in holiday-thinned trading on Monday, as uncertainty over the economic impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant weighed on investor sentiment U.S. airlines have cancelled or delayed thousands of flights over the past three days due to COVID-19-related staff shortages, while several cruise ships had to cancel […]

What To Look At Before Investing In ESG Funds

Financial News

Environment, social responsibility, and corporate governance have of late emerged as key themes for investors in India. The asset size of ESG funds has ballooned nearly five times to Rs 12,300 crore over the last couple of years. Earlier this week, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) launched NSE Prime, a framework that allows companies to […]