Friday, 31 March, 2023


Currencies on edge as traders assess risks from Poland

By Kevin Buckland and Ankur Banerjee TOKYO (Reuters) - The safe-haven U.S. dollar firmed in volatile trading on Wednesday as markets took stock of geopolitical risks following news of a Russian-made

Asian stocks shaken by blast in Poland, dollar gains

By Xie Yu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks dropped and the dollar gained on Wednesday after blasts in Poland that Ukraine and Polish authorities said were caused by Russian-made missiles. The

Oil prices steady as China COVID worries outweigh supply concerns

By Isabel Kua SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were little changed on Wednesday as COVID-19 cases in China continued to climb, sparking worries of lower fuel demand in the world's top crude importer,

Safe-haven dollar gains as traders assess risks from Poland

By Kevin Buckland TOKYO (Reuters) - The safe-haven U.S. dollar edged higher against major peers on Wednesday as markets continued to assess news of a Russian-made rocket striking NATO-member Poland,

Oil prices settle higher on Druzhba oil pipeline disruption

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday and settled higher after news that oil supply to Hungary via the Druzhba oil pipeline has been temporarily suspended due to a fall in

Oil prices dip on Chinese demand concerns

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday as rising COVID-19 cases in China heightened fears of lower fuel consumption from the world's top crude importer. Brent crude

Gold holds near 3-month high on bets for slower rate hikes

By Seher Dareen (Reuters) - Gold prices stalled after bouncing to their highest in three months on Tuesday on the dollar's retreat, as softer U.S. inflation readings bolstered bets that the Federal

Dollar loses ground after economic data boosts risk appetite

By Sinéad Carew and Joice Alves NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar lost ground to other currencies including the euro, the yen and sterling after U.S. economic data provided further evidence

Global stocks rally, dollar drops as U.S. inflation data spurs optimism

By Herbert Lash and Harry Robertson NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks rallied as the dollar and bond yields slid further on Tuesday after more data signaled U.S. inflation was coming off its

Global stocks rally and dollar drops as U.S. inflation eases

By Harry Robertson LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks rose and the dollar retreated on Tuesday as a fall in U.S. inflation and an improving outlook for China's economy continued to cheer investors.

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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.