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US markets end mostly lower on Monday

The US markets ended mostly lower on Monday as fears over rapidly rising rates continued to weigh on sentiment. A sell-off seen in the overseas markets, with Chinese stocks showing a particularly steep drop following a week-long holiday also weighed on market sentiments. A jump in government bond yields over ... Read More »

Asian markets end lower on Friday

Mumbai : Asian markets ended lower on Friday as a surge in US Treasury yields raised concerns about the outlook for interest rates. Media reports suggesting that China secretly inserted surveillance microchips into servers used by Apple and Amazon also weighed on markets. Investors looked ahead to the US jobs ... Read More »

Asian markets end lower on Thursday

Asian markets ended lower on Thursday after upbeat US economic data drove 10-year US Treasury yields to their highest level since 2011, raising concerns the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates aggressively. A report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics showed private payrolls in the US increasing by 230,000 in September ... Read More »

Walking or cycling to work may lower heart disease, stroke risk: Study

Physical activity, including less vigorous forms such as walking and cycling, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, but despite this well-known benefit, levels of activity are still low in many countries. There are concerns that many peoples’ lives involve increasingly sedentary occupations and little opportunity for leisure time physical activity. ... Read More »