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US House approves Donald Trump’s $2,000 checks, sending to GOP-led Senate

US House approves Donald Trump's $2,000 checks, sending to GOP-led Senate

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The House has voted to increase COVID-19 relief checks to USD 2,000, meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger payments and sending the bill to the GOP-controlled Senate, where the outcome is uncertain. Democrats led passage, 275-134, their majority favouring additional assistance. They had settled for smaller USD 600 payments in …

Dollar Up, Hopes of Fed Monetary Stimulus Rise

Dollar stuck near two-week lows amid lower U.S. yields

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar was up on Thursday morning in Asia, clawing back gains from earlier losses. The market saw small moves as the number of COVID-19 cases globally continues to rise incessantly, and expectations of further monetary stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve begin to grow. “Central bankers continue to offer promises …

PM Boris Johnson faces lockdown revolt from more than 50 UK Tories

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By Administrator_India Capital Sands More than 50 of Boris Johnson’s own Conservative members of Parliament have demanded a clear route out of lockdown for parts of northern Britain that helped give his party a majority in last year’s election. In a letter to the PM, the MPs warned that his pandemic strategy of targeting local …

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit India next week for strategic talks

Pompeo and Esper will hold two-plus-two talks with Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister S Jaishankar on October 27, the statement said.

By Administrator_India Capital Sands US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper will travel to India next week for a top-level ministerial dialogue, a statement from India’s external affairs ministry said on October 21, and are expected to discuss defence and trade issues. Pompeo and Esper will hold two-plus-two talks with Indian …

US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Donald Trump was evasive on October 16 night when pressed if he took a COVID-19 test before his first debate with Democrat Joe Biden as the two men squared off again, in a way, after their scuttled second showdown was replaced by dueling televised town halls several channels apart. Biden, …

US Election 2020: Joe Biden makes big push in Ohio, once seen as long shot for him

US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Joe Biden made two campaign stops in Ohio on October 12, attempting to expand the battleground map and keep President Donald Trump on the defensive in a state long thought to be out of reach for Democrats after Trump’s wide margin of victory there four years ago. The Democratic presidential nominee …

US ELECTION 2020: JOE BIDEN ACCEPTS DEMOCRATIC PARTY’S PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION, VOWS TO END ‘SEASON OF DARKNESS’

US Election 2020: Donald Trump, Joe Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Former United States vice president Joe Biden on August 20 accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination for the upcoming election. Accepting the nomination, Biden urged American voters to come together to end a “season of darkness” that has cloaked the US for “much too long”. “Here and now I give you my word, …