Losses in states have dented PM’s image

In those two years, the BJP has lost elections in two major states: Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Only a short while ago you would have been ridiculed if you questioned the complete political dominance in India of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and its mesmerising leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi….

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I became a secret Emirati, thanks to Baba Zayed

I grew up in the UAE during the transformational reign of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and chose to return home as an adult Wall Street banker. An Oxford archaeologist once said that an Englishman who studied the Arabic language for a protracted period of time becomes a secret…

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By Ritu, Capital Sands   OPEC and its allies led by Russia were moving closer on Thursday to agreeing to deeper oil supply cuts next year to support crude prices and prevent a glut, sources from OPEC and its allied producers said. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meets on Thursday in Vienna […]

OPEC and allies prepare to deepen oil output cuts


By Ritu, Capital Sands   The U.S. dollar was trading near one-month lows on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned a trade deal with China might not come until after the 2020 presidential election and threatened to escalate his trade war with other nations. The U.S. dollar index against a basket of six major currencies was […]

Forex – Dollar Near 1-Month Lows as Trade War Fears Ramp Up