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“Investors are covering shorts into the last two weeks of summer and unwinding positions,” she said.

Wall Street surges on news of trade progress on Friday Aug 18 2018 | 1 hrs ago

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial average extended earlier gains and the Nasdaq turned positive on Friday.

Global stocks edge higher as Turkey worries offset US-China trade talks Aug 18 2018 | 2 hrs ago

The world’s two largest economies are due to slap tariffs on billions of dollars of each other’s goods on Aug. 23, in addition to levies that took effect on July 6.

Atal ji will live on in hearts and minds of every India: Modi Aug 17 2018

Paying his last respects to Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was an extraordinary personality who will live on in the hearts and minds of every Indian.

Vajpayee cremated with full military honours Aug 17 2018

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away here at AIIMS on Thursday at age 93, was on Friday cremated with full military honours at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where people turned out in tens of thousands to pay their final tributes.

I-T collection at record Rs 10.03 lakh crore: CBDT Aug 17 2018

Income Tax collection in the country stood at a record Rs 10.03 lakh crore during 2017-18, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said.

Imran Khan elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister Aug 17 2018

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister by the National Assembly.

Belgium mission keeps flag at half mast in Vajpayee's honour Aug 17 2018

The Belgium Embassy here kept its flag at half mast on Friday in the honour of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.

Railway workers' unions pay homage to former prime minister Vajpayee Aug 17 2018

Railway workers today paid homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was once the president of a station masters' union, and recalled the saffron leader's dedication to the workers' movement.