The Pakistani rupee plunged about 7 percent on Tuesday in an apparent central bank devaluation, while the stock market snapped a six-day skid after the government said it plans to seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Threats include a further inflaming of the trade war between the U.S. and countries including China, and a sharper-than-expected rise in interest rates, which would accelerate capital flight from emerging markets. But growth could weaken significantly further if additional trade protectionist measures are put in place, it said.
Downgrades to global growth also reflected predictions of a slower expansion in the eurozone as well as turbulence in a number of emerging market economies. The reserve requirement ratio (RRR) was cut by a full percentage point, effective Octover 15, injecting a net 750 billion yuan (US$109.2 billion) in cash into the banking system.
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Oil prices rise as Iranian crude exports fall The details provided by Refinitiv Eikon showed the Islamic Republic exported 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude last week. Hedge funds cut their bullish wagers on USA crude in the latest week to the lowest level in almost a year, data showed on Friday.
One could be the ending of "easy money". "Overall, market participants appear complacent about the risk of a sharp tightening of financial conditions". Pooling investment fees on various government financial assets also can improve returns for taxpayers, the report said.
The IMF, which with the World Bank is holding its annual meetings in Bali this week, cited escalating tensions between the world's two largest economies over trade tariffs, slower export growth in the euro zone, higher oil prices, and China's regulatory tightening in its property and financial sectors as factors hampering global growth.
"Support for multilateralism has been waning, a unsafe undercurrent that may undermine confidence in policymakers' ability to respond to future crises".
The rupiah has indeed been under strong downward pressure, especially over the last three months, as a result of monetary tightening and stronger economic growth in the United States, which has caused higher capital outflows, and the upward trend in global oil prices, which has increased Indonesia's trade deficit and consequently the current account deficit to more than 2.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
The IMF's warnings will increase fears that the present buoyancy in global growth may not last.
"In some advanced economies, some investors have grown overly confident and even possibly even complacent", Tobias Adrian, director of the IMF's monetary and capital-markets department, told reporters in Washington before the release of the report.
The north Florida city of Tallahassee on Sunday opened two locations where residents could get sandbags in case of flooding. As of the 11 a.m. advisory Monday, the NHC upgraded Michael to a category 1 hurricane, with winds of 75 miles per hour .
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The rest of the suspected agents are reported to have arrived later that day on a second private jet or on commercial flights. The Saudis wanted to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and lay hands on him there, this person said.
The Russian then jumped out of the octagon and attacked McGregor's teammate Dillon Danis , which resulted in a massive brawl. He would smash McGregor, talk to him, maul him, make him exhausted , barrack his corner and eventually make him tap.
But this might be a cheaper variant of the device and other variants with higher RAM and a bigger storage might also be available. A list of specs shows that the device will have a "full-range speaker for crystal clear sound" and 'far-field voice recognition'.
The 30-year Treasury bond reached a four-year high of 3.424 percent, and was at 3.4054 percent at the US close on Friday. Real estate, consumer and healthcare sectors were also among the biggest casualties, all tanking more than 4 per cent.
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Additionally, a spike in the number of people opting out of flu vaccines can explain the deadliness of the recent season. It is important to stress that the flu vaccine offered to those aged 65-74 this winter still provides protection.
The diva quota will be filled by headliners Jennifer Lopez , Carrie Underwood , Mariah Carey and the ever-provocative Cardi B. XXXTentacion's mother was proud and tearful as she accepted her late son's posthumous American Music Award on Tuesday night.
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Taylor Swift, Cardi B set for American Music Awards
It takes her AMA tally to 23, beating Whitney Houston's 19 to make her the most successful female artist at the awards. Drake , Imagine Dragons, Post Malone , Sheeran and Swift were all nominated for the artist of the year award.
DC Comics hires James Gunn after Disney fires him
Multiple reports indicate that former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn will be helming a new Suicide Squad movie. Deadline says that Gunn is writing the sequel to Suicide Squad , and WB has asked him to consider directing it.
Google slow to report bug that imperiled personal data
The data involved was limited to optional profile fields, including name, age, gender, occupation and email address, Google said . Now, after several years of speculation that it was going to be shut down , Google is bringing Google+ for consumers to an end.
Google fires at Apple with Pixel 3 phone, other devices
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Since then, more than 130,000 people have signed an online petition to stop the promotion - but it is still planned to go ahead. The Change.org petition Defend Our Opera House: Support Lousie Herron is growing at an extraordinary pace.