Union Budget in India, US Federal reserve meeting and NCLT vedict on Essar Steel bankruptcy case are the major things to watch out for.
This apparent early purchase by the US companies was to avoid higher tariffs later on. Latest data suggests exports to the US have declined by 3.7 percent YoY.
The minutes stated: "The Committee judged that a relatively limited amount of additional tightening would be appropriate." At the same time, emphasising that the Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) would continue to monitor global economic and financial developments and assess implications for the economic outlook.
The leading indicators for September showed that among the major economies, it was only India that showed growth gaining momentum. Growth was stable in the US, China and Japan, while Russia and Germany showed signs of easing growth momentum. The other big economies such as the UK, France, Brazil showed easing growth. Overall, the balance was still tilted towards stable growth momentum.
Trump, during his first address to Congress, noted that "nations around the world, like Canada, Australia and many others have a merit-based immigration system".
That torch is now in our hands. And we will use it to light up the world. I am here tonight to deliver a message of unity and strength, and it is a message deeply delivered from my heart.
Sato also said the BOJ should not persist in maintaining the current pace of government bond purchases and consider reducing its massive holdings of treasury discount bills, since it now targets interest rates and not the pace of money printing.
Growth in both output and orders accelerated last month, according to official and private factory surveys on Wednesday, giving the government more room to focus on tackling financial risks to the economy as debt continues to rise.
"Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries, as well as last week's shooting in Kansas City, remind us that while we may be a nation divided on policies, we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its forms," Trump said in his address to the joint session of US Congress.
Ahead of his signing of a revamped order, Trump said, "Those given the high honor of admission to the United States should support this country and love its people and its values."
The report by an independent claims supervisor said the German automaker is buying back and terminating leases on about 15,000 vehicles a week. VW has made offers to buyback vehicles or cancel leases to 323,179 US consumers totalling USD 5.86 billion, it said.
New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most influential US central bankers, said on CNN that the case for tightening monetary policy "has become a lot more compelling" since the election of President Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.
The agreement was signed after Pepsico chair Indra Nooyi met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here today, Pepsico said in a statement.
The president, in a lunch with news anchors ahead of his address to Congress yesterday night, said, "The time is right for an immigration bill as long as there is compromise on both sides." A person with knowledge of the discussion confirmed his comments to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.
JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said it expected 2017 expenses to rise about 3.4 percent as it spends more on technology and in signing up new credit card accounts.
Head of a Pakistani parliamentary panel has cautioned the government against allowing Chinese trucks to ply along the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) without getting "something" in return.
US economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as previously reported, with robust consumer spending offset by downward revisions to business and government investment.
The European Union won backing from Europe's second highest court on Tuesday for slapping hefty anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar panel imports, an issue which nearly triggered a trade war with China four years ago.
US President Donald Trump is set to deliver his first speech before a joint session of Congress during which he would unveil a "bold" agenda for the country and talk about the renewal of the American spirit.
The move comes after the central bank's erratic bond operation since late January confused market players, leading to a surge in Japanese Government Bond yields to one-year highs earlier this month.
But it took the company growing to about 26,000 stores in 75 countries to win the credibility he felt necessary to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world.
Aramco inked the agreement today with Malaysia's national oil company Petronas, which is developing the USD 27 billion refinery and cracker plant in southern Johor state.
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said in a statement yesterday that it had investigated six companies suspected of illegal forex transfers in the southern city of Shenzhen.
"Developing Asia will need to invest USD 26 trillion from 2016 to 2030, or USD 1.7 trillion per year, if the region is to maintain its growth momentum, eradicate poverty, and respond to climate change (climate-adjusted estimate)," the Manila-headquartered multilateral funding agency said.
Iran's top four Asian buyers - China, India, South Korea and Japan - imported 1.64 million barrels per day (bpd) last month, up 67.6 percent on a year earlier, government and ship-tracking data showed.