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Online auction of antique jewels the new playground for super-rich Indians amid lockdown

The gems and jewellery segment in India may be facing losses of Rs 75,000 crore, but affluent Indians have found a new obsession: online jewellery auction of rare and collectable pieces with pedigree and provenance.

US adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%

But, the Wall Street Journal said that the US labour market is operating with millions fewer jobs than in February, the month before the coronavirus pandemic struck the country's economy.

Oil prices drop on prospect of returning Libyan supplies

The more-active Brent crude futures for September fell 24 cents, or 0.6%, to $41.61 a barrel by 0610 GMT, paring Monday's 92 cent gain. The August contract, which expires on Tuesday, fell 24 cents to $41.47.

How to prepare for the next market crash

Heightened optimism among investors without backing of strong economic data is worrying experts, who say the current stocks rally may not sustain.

Muted economic sentiment will move customers towards value purchase: Walmart India CEO

The company expects a pent up demand for in the short-term, for non-essential categories such as small kitchen and home appliances.

$500 billion and counting: If dollar fall over time, India reserves to enjoy huge passive swelling

Over the long term (10 years) the correlation between USD-INR and EUR-USD was as high as 81%; over a shorter horizon, the correlation is much lower (20-25%).Thus,while the $500 bn number is certainly something to celebrate,we need to understand that $8.4 bn did not flow into India that week.

IMF sees 'profound uncertainty' about global recovery

Gita Gopinath cited a striking divergence of financial markets from the real economy, which could portend greater volatility in financial markets.

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said the current economic crisis was more global and playing out differently than past crises.

RBI spared no expense in hosting Raghuram Rajan

The Reserve Bank of India spent almost Rs 71 lakh in shifting the household items of its former Governor, Dr Raghuram Rajan from Chicago to Mumbai and back when he was appointed the Governor in August 2013. It amounted to be more on transporting his household goods than what it paid him as salary in three years.

Centre May Bring In Law To Ban Cryptocurrencies In India

The Centre is planning to introduce a law to ban cryptocurrencies in India,as reported. This follows the Supreme Court's March 4ordersetting aside the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) 2018 circular prohibiting banks and financial institutions from dealing in or providing services related to cryptocurrencies.

FM Sitharaman Tells Historian Ramchandra Guha:Don't Worry Economy Is In Safe Hands
Guha had posted a tweet quoting British writer Phillip Spratt. “Gujarat, though economically advanced, is culturally a backward province. Bengal, in contrast, is economically backward but culturally advanced,” Tweeted Guha quoting the British writer.
GST Council meeting to discuss issue of compensation to states, revenue generation; rate tweaks unlikely

The Finance Ministry is not in favour of increasing GST rates on non-essential items, despite depressed revenue collections due to the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.

BSE changes expiry of weekly derivatives contracts from Thursday to Monday

S&P BSE Sensex measures the performance of the top 50 largest stocks from the largecap and midcap space by float-adjusted market capitalisation.The BSE on June 10 decided to change the expiry of weekly contracts from Thursday to Monday for the equity derivatives segment.

RBI proposes major changes in securitisation norms

Securitisation involves transactions where credit risk in assets are redistributed by repackaging them into tradeable securities with different risk profiles which may give various investors access to exposures which they otherwise will be unable to access directly.

Amazon Eyes Bharti Airtel's Stake For $2 Billion

Jeff Bezos’s Amazon is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $2 billion in Bharti Airtel, one of the leading telecom players in India.

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