Rupee recovers by 54 paise to 71.24 vs dollar
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 9:22 PM
Snapping its two-day falling streak, the rupee rebounded 54 paise to finish at 71.24 against the US dollar on Wednesday as sliding crude oil prices eased pressure off emerging market currencies. However, unabated foreign fund outflows capped the gains, forex traders said. Market participants were also awaiting cues from the much-anticipated policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve, traders said.
Government will implement NRC across the country: Amit Shah
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 9:21 PM
Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said government will implement NRC across the country on the lines of Assam. Justifying implementation of NRC throughout the country, Shah said there is not a single country in the world where anybody can just go and live. On August 31, the final NRC in Assam was released, leaving 19 lakh people out.
Israeli election too close to call, Netanyahu weakened: exit polls
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 9:14 PM
PM Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on after exit polls following on September 17's election showed the race too close to call and Israel's longest-serving leader weakened. The surveys by Israeli TV stations gave Netanyahu's right-wing Likud 31 to 33 of parliament's 120 seats, versus 32 to 34 for centrist Blue and White led by former General Benny Gantz.