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Gold edges up; market eyes China-U.S. trade talks, Fed minutes 23.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices rose slightly on Wednesday amid a firm dollar and uncertainty over the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks, while investors waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting for clues on the outlook for U.S. interest ...
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Gold rises, market eyes U.S.-China trade talks, Fed minutes 23.5.2018 General News
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Wednesday amid a steady dollar and uncertainty over the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks, while investors waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting for clues on the outlook for U.S. interest rates.
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Gold rises, market eyes U.S.-China trade talks, Fed minutes 23.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Wednesday amid a steady dollar and uncertainty over the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks, while investors waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting for clues on the outlook for U.S. interest ...
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Letter to BS: Govt should cut excise duty on petrol and diesel 22.5.2018 Latest News
Post the elections, petrol and diesel prices have skyrocketed
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Gold gains as dollar rally comes off the boil 22.5.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Gold edged up on Tuesday from a 2018 low, adding traction as the dollar fell off its five-month high, though risk appetite in the broader financial markets kept the precious metal's gains in check.
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How the Unfettered Fed Flattened the Phillips Curve 22.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Insulating the central bank from politics made it possible to keep inflation and unemployment low.
Iran, Get Ready for the Battle Rial 22.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The Trump administration has declared financial war on the regime. It’s a good bet America will win.
Global Markets: Asian shares stumble as dollar strengthens, oil surges 22.5.2018 General News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares skidded on Tuesday as a strong dollar sapped demand for emerging market assets while surging oil prices stoked concerns about a flare-up in inflation and faster U.S. interest rate increases.
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Dollar holds near four-month highs, oil near multi-year top 22.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday on renewed optimism about global growth as the United States and China agreed to drop their tariff threats, while oil stayed at multi-year peaks over potential sanctions in ...
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Dollar holds near four-month highs, oil near multi-year top 22.5.2018 General News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday on renewed optimism about global growth as the United States and China agreed to drop their tariff threats, while oil stayed at multi-year peaks over potential sanctions in Venezuela.
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America doesn't have enough truckers, and it's starting to cause prices of about everything to rise 22.5.2018 Washington Post
America doesn't have enough truckers, and it's starting to cause prices of about everything to rise
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Wall Street rallies on trade war truce, $28 billion in mergers 21.5.2018 General News
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied broadly on Monday after the United States and China put a potential trade war "on hold" to work on a wider agreement, with sentiment also getting a boost from the nearly $28 billion worth of U.S. merger deals.
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Fuel prices sky rocket: Chambers tell government to cut excise duties (Roundup) 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Cut excise duty, bring automobile fuels under GST, chambers urge government 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
With transport fuel prices in Delhi touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Industry seeks cut in fuel excise duty as oil prices zoom 21.5.2018 General News
India Inc today urged the government to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel immediately, observing that rising oil prices pose a high risk to India's economic growth trajectory. Industry bodies Ficci and Assocham also pitched for inclusion of automobile fuel under the ambit of GST as a long-term solution to rising prices, which coupled with a weakening rupee would increase the country's import bill significantly and have a cascading impact on inflation. With global oil prices once again spiralling upwards, the macro-economic risks of higher inflation, higher trade deficit and pressure on balance of payments with attended consequences for the rupee value have once again surfaced, Ficci President Rashesh Shah said. He said the weakening rupee will further add pressure on the import bill, highlighting that there is also a risk of monetary policy turning hawkish, which would in turn have a bearing on growth of private investments. At a time when Indian economy is on a recovery path, ...
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Cut excise duty, bring automobile fuels under GST, chambers urge government 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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FICCI Pitches for Immediate Excise Duty Cut to Deal with Oil Price Rise 21.5.2018 General News
"Over the last few years, falling oil prices contributed significantly towards improving the health of the economy. With global oil prices once again spiralling upwards, the macro-economic risks of higher inflation, higher trade deficit and pressure on balance of payments with attended consequences for the Rupee value have once again surfaced," said Mr. Rashesh Shah, President, FICCI.
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Ficci for urgent excise duty cuts on fuel 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi crossing previous highs, industry chamber Ficci on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties.
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Good show by Modi govt in four years; private sector now needs to pitch in 21.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
In terms of conceptualisation and implementation of policies, performance of NDA govt has been remarkable
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro reelected amid voting boycott by opposition groups 21.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won reelection Sunday in a vote marred by an opposition boycott and a victory that critics viewed as illegitimate.

According to a bulletin issued by the National Electoral Council with 93% of the ballots counted, Maduro won with 5,823,728 votes, or 68% of votes...

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