USD/INR trading at 69.75 against its opening at 69.62.
Asian shares steady after Easter weekend; oil hits 2019 highs.
Oil near 2019 highs after U.S. ends all Iran sanction exemptions.
Sensex recoups losses, gains 75 points, Nifty tests 11,600.
Saudi can raise oil output but will assess impact of Iran waivers ending.
U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps.
Russia, OPEC may ditch oil deal to fight for market share: Russian minister.
Weak first quarter seen for U.S. refiners, but brighter summer expected.
Japan's Aso to travel to U.S. on April 25 for meeting with Mnuchin: source.
EU gives May till 31st October for Brexit, seeking clarity.
Dollar broadly higher in thin post-holiday trade; euro, Aussie dip.
India to get extra oil from major producers to make up for Iran oil loss: minister.
Japan expects limited impact from U.S. move to scrap Iran oil sanctions waivers.
Gold steadies as strong equities counter support from U.S.-Iran jitters.
Saudi Arabia threatens to ditch dollar oil trades to stop 'NOPEC' - sources.
Japan seen hiking sales tax to 10 percent in October, fourth-quarter GDP to contract.
MCX crude oil price rises 0.2 percent to 4,605 rupees per barrel from its last close of 4,593 rupees.
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Asian stock markets fell on Friday amid heightened global trade tensions, while currency markets were whipsawed by a searing selloff in Russia's rouble after the United States slapped new sanctions, and as economic worries sent the Turkish lira tumbling.
Australia’s central bank sees strong economic growth this year and next but still doubts inflation will reach the mid-point of its target band even in 2020, a recipe for steady rates for some time yet.
Cryptocurrency prices were mixed on Friday after losing 10% of market cap this week following U.S. SEC’s announcement to postpone a crypto ETF decision. Meanwhile, a report on Thursday suggested 41% of Americans are not interested in investing in Bitcoin.
Japan’s economy grew more than expected in the second quarter, helped by strong household and business spending and recovering from a contraction earlier this year, but global trade tensions loom as major risks to the export and investment outlook.
China’s decision to remove crude oil from its latest tariff list in an escalating trade war with the United States was a relief to state oil firms prompted by a strong lobbying effort by main importer the Sinopec Group.
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate.
A presiding officer of a polling station in Pakistan’s Balochistan province has claimed he was abducted by security forces and forced to submit fabricated votes in favour of a candidate of religious coalition Mutthaida Majlis Amal (MMA).
India’s battered rupee will trade in a tight range in the coming year but not far from its historic low, hampered by higher oil prices and as trade tensions hurt emerging markets.
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