Asian stocks slide, investors rush to yen and bonds – The Financial Express

Sentiment had turned sour on Thursday when the U.S. Federal Reserve largely retained plans to increase interest rates despite mounting risks to growth.Chinese blue chips lost 1.2 percent, in part after the United States accused Beijing of orchestrating the hacking of government agencies and companies around the world. (Representational photo)Global stocks were sailing into Christmas on a sea of red on Friday, as the threat of a U.S. government shutdown and of further hikes in U.S. borrowing cost...
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RBI to issue consolidated norms for forex loans, masala bonds by month end; key things to know – The Financial Express

In a bid to consolidate the regulations pertaining to borrowing and lending transactions of resident Indians as well as others the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue consolidated norms for forex loans as well as masala bonds. The RBI will also issue draft directions for allowing non-resident Indians access to the Rupee Interest Rate Derivatives (IRD) market in India for non-hedging purposes.In a bid to consolidate the regulations pertaining to borrowing and lending transactions of resident I...
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Capital markets performed well despite global volatility, says Sebi chairman Ajay Tyagi – The Financial Express

Ajay Tyagi said the performance of Indian capital market compares favourably with other major global markets on parameters such as indices’ returns, volatility and currency.Indian bourses have continued to be one of the most expensive in terms of price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio inspite of a sharp sell-off in emerging markets this year. (Representational photo)The Nifty50 index and BSE Sensex have lacked cheer this calender year with merely 1.55% and 4.5% returns, respectively. Additionally, Indian...
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