Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday. File
Domestic gold prices in India jumped to a record following an unexpected increase in import duty in the country’s budget, hitting demand and forcing dealers to offer the highest discount in nearly three years.
Gold prices rose on Monday to their highest in more than two months as heightened Sino-US trade tensions and Washington's threat of tariffs on Mexico stoked worries of a global recession and drove
Gold prices rose on Thursday, drawing closer to their highest levels this year on increased expectations of a US rate cut, even as some investors locked in profits from bullion’s recent rally.
The foreign investments in India increased to $443 million in the financial year 2019 from $224 million in financial year 2018. Poised to be the third largest consumer retail destination in the world, India is now an attractive investment destination for retail.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc posted a 23 per cent decrease in quarterly operating profit, while soaring prices in stock holdings such as Apple Inc enabled the conglomerate to smash its old record for full-year earnings.
Argentina on Saturday agreed to start consultations with the International Monetary Fund that could lead to a new financing programme, days after the global lender said the country’s debt situation had become “unsustainable”.