European shares inched up to a record high on Friday ahead of fourth-quarter GDP data from the EU, while concerns over the coronavirus outbreak eased after the World Health Organization downplayed a recent spike in cases.
China stocks closed higher on Friday, marking their first weekly gain in four, on hopes that measures by the government to contain the coronavirus outbreak and limit its economic impact could continue to help equities.
The Budget and the RBI policy have put in place a few good measures to put the economy on an accelerated growth path.
The ruble-denominated MOEX Russia Index edged up by 0.25% to 3,117.66 points as Friday trading opened on the Moscow Exchange.
The greenback lost 3 kopecks to 63.6 rubles to the dollar since its previous closure as trading opened on the Moscow Exchange on Friday.
The Indian equity market has erased all of its gains after the deadly coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking after more than 5,000 new cases were reported by Chinese authorities.
Bond and currency markets sniff trouble on coronavirus pandemic risk, but equities dance on regardless
Exuberant equity markets have been telling one story since the coronavirus first escaped control in Wuhan.
China’s coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.
Home Minister Amit Shah finally broke his silence on BJP’s deafening defeat by the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi — and he made it to the front page in most places.
Yes Bank share price continued its upward journey on the second day with a gain of 8 percent intraday on February 14 as the company received non-binding expressions of interest from several prominent investors.