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By Loknath Das On Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, October 26th, 2018

LafargeHolcim cuts full-year earnings forecast as costs bite

LafargeHolcim increased its sales outlook for 2018 but reduced its profit expectations as the world’s largest cement maker reported better-than-expected earnings during its third quarter. The Swiss More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 17th, 2018

China seen as firewall in emerging economies’ currency crisis

CHINA is the last bulwark against a deep crisis in emerging economies going fully global, analysts say, although a prolonged trade war could sap Beijing’s defences. Emerging countries – loosely defined More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Trade War Update: China Old Economy Debt Burdened As New Economy Faces Tariffs

Customers with Xiaomi Corp. branded shopping bags look at smartphones on display inside a Xiaomi store in Hong Kong, China, on Friday, July 6, 2018. The tussle over Xiaomi’s high valuation and concern More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, July 16th, 2018

China’s New-Economy Shares Beat the Market as Lending Slows

Most stock indexes in Asia were slightly lower Monday, led by a 0.8% drop in the Shanghai Composite Index. Benchmarks in Korea and Taiwan declined 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. The Tokyo market was closed for a public More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Education-focused REITs as capital source for schools

REITs provide long-term growth capital minus the debt burden to school owners. Photo: Mint India has over 497 million people in the education-seeking category of 5-24 years, or 37.1% of the country’s total More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Banking: No Longer Business As Usual

Many believe we are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution. The first industrial revolution (18th and 19th centuries) moved us from a prominence of farming to a more industrial existence and the introduction More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Mi A2 (Mi 6X) May Launch on April 25 as Xiaomi Sends Invite

Xiaomi Mi 6X will likely be launched in the Indian market as the Mi A2 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi schedules launch event on April 25 Smartphone to launch at founder Lei Jun’s alma mater Mi 6X/ Mi A2 expected More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Forex reserves at life-time high of $424 bn as foreign currency assets rise

The country’s foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high of $424.361 billion after rising by $1.828 billion in the week to March 30, helped by rise in foreign currency assets, the Reserve Bank said More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Currency Market Calm Seen at Risk as Trade War Concerns Escalate

Global currency markets have remained remarkably sanguine even as mounting U.S.-China trade tensions roiled equities. How long can that uneasy calm last is the question strategists are now grappling with. Even More...