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Brent is heading for a 2 percent decline this week, a third consecutive weekly drop. WTI is on track for a seventh week of losses, with a fall of more than 3 percent.

Asian shares gain on U.S.-China trade talks, lira recovers Aug 17 2018 | 11 hrs ago

Japan’s Nikkei gained 0.5 percent while in U.S. markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.58 percent and the S&P 500 gained 0.79 percent.

Ex-CIA boss says he will not be scared into silence by Trump Aug 17 2018 | 16 hrs ago

“I call it the rigged witch hunt, (it) is a sham,” Trump told the newspaper in an interview on Wednesday. “And these people led it.

Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan Aug 17 2018 | 16 hrs ago

The New York Times first reported the petition on Thursday. Google declined to comment.

Global stocks, currencies rise on planned US-China trade talks Aug 17 2018 | 17 hrs ago

The Chinese yuan recovered from its weakest level since January 2017, and the dollar pared losses from earlier in the day.

Wall St. rebounds as Walmart beats, trade worries ease Aug 17 2018 | 18 hrs ago

All 11 major sectors of the S&P 500 were in positive territory.

Vajpayee's last rites on Friday evening at Smriti Sthal Aug 16 2018

The last rites of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will take place at 4 pm tomorrow at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal here, BJP chief Amit Shah said.

TCS overtakes RIL to become most valued firm again Aug 16 2018

TCS' market capitalisation (m-cap) stood at Rs 7,63,360.46 crore, which is Rs 307.42 crore more than that of Reliance Industries' Rs 7,63,053.04 crore valuation.

RBI's monetary policy panel cites inflationary risks as reason for rate hike Aug 16 2018

RBI's MPC members cited possible risks of inflation in the second half of the year as one of the key drivers for raising interest rates in August, according to minutes of the meeting released.