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Stocks, gold and oil whipsawed as Iran strikes pushes Mideast to brink

01 January, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Financial markets were roiled on Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at US forces in Iraq, sending Asian stocks and US Treasury yields sliding and sharply lifting oil prices as investors feared a wider conflict in the Middle East. Iran’s missile attacks on the Ain Al-Asad air base and another in Erbil, Iraq, … Read More

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Gold, oil soar on US and Iran trade threats

01 January, 2020 3:28 pm 3:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States erased new year gains for a gauge of world shares on Monday as investors pushed safe-haven gold to a seven-year high, and oil jumped to its highest since September. The United States detected a heightened … Read More

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Asia stocks digest meaty gains, sterling starved for love

12 December, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares snoozed near 18-month highs on Friday as trade thinned in the run-up to Christmas and investors seemed content to digest the chunky gains already made so far this month. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was a fraction firmer in early trade, having gained 1.2% for the … Read More

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Cycling: Dennis emerges from cloud of doubt to win gold again

09 September, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

HARROGATE, England (Reuters) – Australian Rohan Dennis admits he has been in a dark place since going AWOL at this year’s Tour de France but he emerged from a cloud of self-doubt to win the UCI Road World Championships time trial on Wednesday for a second successive year. The 29-year-old, riding a matt-black black bike … Read More

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Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony held in Makkah

08 August, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

MAKKAH (92 News) – The annual ceremony to change the Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held in early morning on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, where millions of Muslims have gathered to perform the Hajj. According to the details garnered, the new cover has been prepared with estimated 120 kg pure gold, 100 kg silver and 670 kg silk fiber. … Read More

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US set world record, claim women’s 4x100m medley relay gold

07 July, 2019 9:29 pm 9:29 pm

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – The United States set a world record of three minutes and 50.40 seconds in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final at the world championships on Sunday. The quartet of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia and Simone Manuel helped the US better their own world record of 3:51.55 en route … Read More

Swimming: Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets ‘low 56’ for 20...

07 July, 2019 7:51 pm 7:51 pm

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Adam Peaty collected his third straight 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday but such is the Briton’s dominance in the event that he had to remind himself to enjoy the moment despite not breaking the world record. A night earlier Peaty had become the first swimmer to go under … Read More


One-kilogram gold seized from a passenger at New Islamabad airport

07 July, 2019 12:57 pm 12:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Customs foiled on Sunday an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of gold outside Pakistan, seizing a kilogram gold bars from a passenger at the New Islamabad airport. Customs personnel searched the luggage of passenger Ahmed Fraz to find the gold bars. The suspect was taken into custody for further interrogation. … Read More

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Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears

06 June, 2019 8:31 am 8:31 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US stocks ended nominally lower as investors awaited next week’s Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the US-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher. Lingering worries over the US-China trade war also weighed on investor sentiment. Weak China data and … Read More

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Dollar rate rises by 26 paisas in interbank market

04 April, 2019 8:59 pm 8:59 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Dollar rate in interbank market increased by 26 paisas and it was trading at Rs141.35 in the inter-bank market on Wednesday. The rupee’s value is dropping against the US dollar, as it hits highest level of Rs141.35 today after surge of 26 paisas in the inter-bank market. The experts had predicted … Read More

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Gold dummies, cashmere tops: luxury befitting a royal baby

04 April, 2019 11:29 pm 11:29 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – From a $112,000 (86,012 pounds) diamond and Gold dummy to a $1,320 Gucci baby tracksuit, you can never be too young to enjoy a little luxury. As Britain’s Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan Markle prepare to welcome their first child, there is no shortage of high end brands they can … Read More

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AC extends physical remand of Agha Siraj Durrani till April 12

03 March, 2019 2:35 pm 2:35 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Accountability Court (AC) has extended the physical remand of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani till April 12.The Accountability Court has also ordered nab prosecutor to submit progress report at the next hearing. Agha Siraj Durrani was arrested on charges of possessing assets beyond his known income. On March 11, … Read More

Gold, 7-month peak, US rate, pause hopes

Gold firm near 7-month peak on US rate pause hopes

01 January, 2019 11:25 am 11:25 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold prices held steady on Monday, near a seven-month peak scaled in previous session, on hopes the US Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged during its two-day policy meeting later in the week. Spot gold was firm at $1,302.58 per ounce by 0308 GMT, while US gold futures climbed 0.3 … Read More

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Gold steady as rising risk appetite offsets Fed pause views

01 January, 2019 12:24 pm 12:24 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold prices held steady on Monday as expectations that the US Federal Reserve will pause its multi-year interest rate hike cycle were offset by a recovery in investor appetite for risk. Spot gold was mostly unchanged at $1,281.41 per ounce by 0610 GMT, while US gold futures fell 0.1 percent to … Read More

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Asia tries to find its footing, China disappoints

08 August, 2018 8:59 am 8:59 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets fought to regain their footing on Tuesday as tremors from the collapse of the Turkish lira ebbed, though sentiment took a fresh knock when Chinese economic data proved softer than expected. Retail sales, industrial output and urban investment all grew by less than forecast in July, a trifecta of … Read More