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Sensex breaches 36000 mark, Nifty trades above 11000 level

Sensex breaches 36000 mark, Nifty trades above 11000 level

At 9:19 am, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 35,868, up 70 points, while the Nifty50 was ruling at 10,997, up 31 points. U.S. stocks ended higher after the Senate reached a short- term compromise to end a government shutdown that began last week.


Crude oil returns to growth after promises for extension of OPEC+ cooperation

Crude oil returns to growth after promises for extension of OPEC+ cooperation

That comes on the heels of sharp upward revisions from the EIA and OPEC, not to mention a slew of investment banks. These predictions forced top OPEC officials to issue public statements that the deal would remain intact. Boosted by the resurgent shale industry, the IEA says USA crude production will likely climb above 10 million barrels a day in 2018, a level not seen since 1970.


Azerbaijan in top 3 in WEF's Inclusive Development Index

Azerbaijan in top 3 in WEF's Inclusive Development Index

According to se data, Norway is most inclusive country, with constant improvements both in levels of development, as well as in incorporation of most lagged in recovery and in sustainability of its growth model. It is followed by Canada (17), France (18), the United Kingdom (21), the United States (23), Japan (24) and Italy (27). In the list of top five emerging economies, Lithuania, Hungary, Azerbaijan, Latvia, and Poland are in top five.


U.S. govt workers stay home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on

U.S. govt workers stay home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on

The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until February 16. Democrats have accused Republicans of poisoning chances of a deal and pandering to Trump's populist base by refusing to back a program that protects an estimated 700,000 " Dreamers " - undocumented immigrants who arrived as children - from deportation.


Another Long War Unfolds in Syria

Another Long War Unfolds in Syria

Given Washington's record, it is not especially surprising that both the Obama and Trump administrations have maintained close ties with Turkey, even as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has systematically dismantled his country's secular, democratic institutions.


Om Prakash Rawat Appointed New Chief Election Commissioner, Know More About Him

Om Prakash Rawat Appointed New Chief Election Commissioner, Know More About Him

He will succeed outgoing Chief Election commissioner AK Jyoti who will be retiring tomorrow. Lavasa will work with Sunil Arora, the other Election Commissioner. But if officers turn 65 before that, they demit office. He retired on December 31, 2013, as a Secretary at Department of Public Enterprises in the Ministry of Heavy Industries.