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By Loknath Das On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Saudi Budget Deficit Shrinks Due To Higher Oil Prices

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s state budget deficit shrank by a fifth in the second quarter from a year earlier as revenues rose moderately on the back of higher oil prices. The deficit dropped to 46.5 billion riyals More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut Sharply On Lower Global Oil Rates

Petrol price was lowered by Rs. 2.16 per litre while diesel rate was cut by Rs. 2.10 per litre on Monday. Revised rates will take effect from midnight, Indian Oil Corp. – the country’s largest fuel More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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House prices fall again as investment loans drop to lowest level in 10 months

Treasurer Scott Morrison repeated that there were no “silver bullet solutions to making housing more affordable”.  Photo: Alex Ellinghausen   Home loans to investors have fallen to the lowest More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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European vegetables: ‘Perfect storm’ raises prices

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is likely to significantly increase the price of vegetables across northern Europe, food suppliers and supermarkets have told the BBC. One supplier said that a combination of flooding, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Fuel prices hit 18-month high, after Opec production cuts

The price of petrol and diesel in the UK has risen to its highest since July 2015, following a three-pence-a-litre increase in December alone. The average cost of unleaded petrol hit 117.23p at the end of the month, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Think U.S. Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast? It’s Much Worse in China

Anyone who has tossed a hat into the U.S. home-buying fray lately has most likely been forced to deal with a stark reality: There are simply too few homes on the market. It’s one of the prime reasons that closing More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Trump’s tweet about Lockheed-Martin cuts $4bn in value as share prices fall

Donald Trump scolded military jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin on for “out of control” costs on Monday, sending the defence contractor’s stock plummeting. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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UK petrol prices could rise by 3p a litre after Opec oil deal

Households face further pressure from rising inflation as experts predicted a surge in petrol prices following an agreement by oil producers to cut global output. The cost of petrol is close to rising above £1.20 More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Oil prices jump on new output deal

Oil prices have surged after oil producing countries that are not Opec members agreed to cut output. Brent crude jumped to $57.89 a barrel – the highest since July 2015 – before falling back to $56.55, More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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UK shop prices fall again, but Brexit cost pressures build – BRC

Prices in British shops fell in November at the same rate as in October, but rising cost pressures linked to the decision by voters to leave the European Union are likely to feed into high street prices next year, More...