GLOBAL MARKETS-Japan stocks surge, dollar sags as investors see ‘glass half full’

SINGAPORE, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Japanese stocks soared to a six-month peak and the dollar was under pressure on Thursday as investors picked positives out of recent economic data and bet on China and the United States sticking with their trade deal at a crucial weekend meeting.

Asia Today: Victoria adds 21 deaths, Singapore clears dorms

— China’s new domestic coronavirus cases fell into the single digits on Wednesday, while Hong Kong reported just 33 new cases. The National Health Commission said all nine new cases were found in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, whose capital Urumqi has been at the center of China’s latest major outbreak. Another 25 cases were […]

FOREX-Dollar drifts higher as caution returns to currency markets

On the data schedule later today are preliminary European employment and GDP numbers, as well as U.S. retail sales figures, with investors likely to focus on any signs of divergence between the U.S. and European recoveries. (Reporting by Tom Westbrook; Editing by Sam Holmes)

Dollar drifts higher as coronavirus, China data sap confidence

Troubling signs also emerged on the health front in Asia, with a dozen new cases in New Zealand – which is considering whether to ease or extend its lockdown of Auckland – and the biggest daily jump in new cases in South Korea since March.

Spotlight: U.S. economic recovery at risk as Trump’s executive orders fall short of what’s needed

Zandi estimated that these orders could provide just over 400 billion dollars in total relief, but the U.S. economy needs a fiscal aid package costing at least 1.5 trillion dollars to avoid falling back into recession, based on simulations of Moody’s macroeconomic model.

Unlimited calling plans with 2GB daily data from Airtel, Vodafone and Reliance Jio under Rs 500

Unlimited calling prepaid plans have become the most common option for customers to go with as they offer more benefits on a single recharge. It also gives users the freedom from individual recharges for calling, data and SMS or from keep checking their mobile balance before and after every call. Almost every telecom operator today […]

Millions have no clue you CAN develop bowel cancer under the age of 50 – the 5 signs you need to know

Other signs of bowel cancer include: Gripping pains in the abdomen Feeling bloated Constipation and being unable to pass wind Being sick Feeling like you need to strain – like doing a number two – but after you’ve been to the loo Most read in Health News

BMW X3 M, X4 M Could Exceed 500 HP Thanks To Competition Package

Aside from massaging the engine to extract more power, the engineers at BMW M will bundle other items into the Competition Package to make it worth your while. As with other similar upgrades offered for non-SUV models, the CP kit should come along with a further tweaked chassis, a sportier suspension setup, and some minor […]

Daily horoscope for Wednesday August 12 — here’s what the stars have in store for you today

Conflict can turn to cooperation if that’s what you want – but you’re also able to walk away. Do some thinking before you make any choice.

Daily horoscope for Monday August 10 — here’s what the stars have in store for you today

If you have been a little half-hearted in a health change, this week starts with a new you, with strong focus and the ability to stick to a routine.