Airline industry braces for lengthy recovery from coronavirus crisis

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By Ritu, Capital Sands International seat capacity has dropped by almost 80% from a year ago and half the world’s airplanes are in storage, new data shows, suggesting the aviation industry may take years to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Carriers including United Airlines Holdings Inc and Air New Zealand […]

India’s March factory activity growth at four-month low amid coronavirus spread

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By Ritu, Capital Sands India’s manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace in four months in March and is likely to get worse as demand and output take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak, putting a severe dent in business optimism, a private survey found. A 21-day nationwide lockdown, which […]

Gold Extends Surge After Fed Unveils Measures to Support Economy

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Gold extended gains after the Federal Reserve took unprecedented measures to shore up the U.S. economy, which has been hit by the spread of the coronavirus. In a surprise announcement Monday, the U.S. central bank said it would buy unlimited amounts of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed […]

Stocks fall as U.S. virus response disappoints investors

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday as growing scepticism about Washington’s stimulus package to fight the coronavirus outbreak knocked the steam out of an earlier rally. Markets had been recovering from a brutal global selloff on Monday that was triggered by the double […]

Oil Prices Up After Iran Attacks Two U.S.-Iraqi Airbases, Sparking More Conflicts

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By Ritu, Capital Sands Oil prices jumped on Wednesday in Asia after Iran attacked two U.S.-Iraqi airbases in response to a U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general last week, sparking worries of intensifying conflict in the Middle East. Overnight, the Pentagon said missile strikes were launched from Iran […]

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