Day: May 26, 2020

Stocks Advance With U.S. Futures; Dollar Declines: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Stocks rose with U.S equity futures on Tuesday as further moves to ease coronavirus lockdowns in major economies helped offset concern of escalating geopolitical tensions. The dollar slipped for a second session.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index jumped at the open, with all 19 sectors in the green as the U.K. announced steps toward getting back to business and Germany recorded a decline in the number of virus cases. Futures on the three main U.S. equity benchmarks were up on Friday’s close, pointing to a positive open on Wall Street. Japan led the equity advance in Asia, as

Coronavirus fails to hit India’s wheat procurement, but this leading state falls behind this year

This year, wheat procurement has touched 341.56 lakh million tonnes till May 24 as government agencies procure wheat during Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2020-21.

India’s wheat procurement has crossed last year’s levels despite the country being under a nationwide lockdown for two months now. This year, wheat procurement has touched 341.56 lakh million tonnes till May 24 as government agencies procure wheat during Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2020-21. Last year, these figures stood at 341.31 million tonnes, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Monday, The Indian Express reported. However, Uttar Pradesh, which usually leads the pack

Redmi Earbuds S launched in India as more affordable alternative to Mi True Wireless Earphones 2

Redmi Earbuds S on the left, Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 on the right. (Photo credit: Saurabh Singh/Financial Express)

Redmi Earbuds S are Xiaomi’s second pair of “truly” wireless earphones in India. Xiaomi launched the Redmi Earbuds S in India on Tuesday, just days after launching the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 in the country. As is usually the norm, while the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 represent the more “premium” end of Xiaomi’s wireless audio portfolio, the Redmi Earbuds S are all about “democratising” the same technology for the masses so more people can afford it.

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