Day: October 12, 2020

Stimulus bets prop up S&P, Nasdaq futures

“Headline havoc will continue to drive volatility, but investors are all but certain that whoever wins the election, a new bold fiscal package is on the way,” said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Americans were steadily losing confidence in President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, with his net approval on the issue hitting a record low. With the Oct. 15 presidential debate officially canceled, Trump plans to travel to key battleground states this week as his doctor declared he was no longer a transmission risk for the novel coronavirus.

FM Sitharaman addresses media on economic issues

India’s fight against the pandemic was more difficult as the country was already carrying a burden of a prolonged slowdown.

Nirmala Sitharaman LIVE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that government employees can avail cash voucher for LTC if they can’t travel due to pandemic. Employees can use the money to buy items attracting 12 per cent or more GST, increasing consumer demand. However, employees can spend an LTC cash voucher only through digital mode and at places registered under GST before 31 March 2021. FM Sitharaman is addressing media on economic issues, ahead of the GST Council meeting scheduled

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale top smartphone deals: iPhone 11 under Rs 50,000, OnePlus 8 5G under Rs 40,000 and more

iPhone 11 has crazy good cameras and crazy good performance.

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2020 is almost here. The promotional sales event that kicks off October 17 — October 16 for Amazon Prime members — will see Amazon India offering hefty discounts and attractive deals across product categories, including smartphones. Basically, if you have been holding on to buy a new smartphone, the time is just right to get one.

Not just Amazon India, rival Flipkart is also hosting its Big Billion Days sale starting October 16, so make sure you check that out too to get all the