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How does negative rate policy work?

TOKYO: Negative rate policy — once considered only for economies with chronically low inflation such as Europe and Japan — is becoming a more attractive option for some other central…

China’s economy worsens in July

Industrial growth at 17-year low BEIJING: China’s economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying US…

Gold hits over six-year peak

BENGALURU: Gold prices scaled their highest in more than six years yesterday, as concerns around protests in Hong Kong and an Argentine currency crash amid fears of global economic slowdown,…