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Detention of Palestinian writers opens new cultural front in Israel’s war with Hamas

By ChinaPulse.com

One morning in early September 2023, Mustafa Sheta, a Palestinian writer and the general manager of the Freedom Theatre, spoke to The Irish Times in the theatre’s empty auditorium in the West Bank city of Jenin.…
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How an Englishman captured vibrant hues of a colonial Calcutta transforming into a commercial hub

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Between the late 18th century and early 19th century, Calcutta transitioned dramatically from a monopoly under the English East India Company to a flourishing hub of private enterprise. The Charter Act of 1813 marked a turning point that broke the Comp…

Coup-hit Niger was betting on a China-backed oil pipeline as a lifeline. Then the troubles began

By ChinaPulse.com

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A China-backed pipeline that would make Niger an oil-exporting country is being threatened by an internal security crisis and a diplomatic dispute with neighoring Benin, both as a result of last year’s coup that toppled the West A…

Fed’s Key Inflation Gauges May Offer Path to Rate Cuts: Eco Week

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(Bloomberg) — The Federal Reserve’s favored inflation yardsticks are poised to show the tamest monthly advances since late last year — a stepping stone for officials to begin lowering interest rates, possibly as soon as September.…
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Week Ahead: Macro data, F&O expiry, global cues among key market triggers as Nifty eyes 24,000 this week

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Indian markets have approached the middle of the year with a roller-coaster movement in the first six months of 2024. The Union Budget in July is likely to trigger the next big movement after the recent Lok Sabha election showdown.…
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Billionaire David Tepper Goes Bargain Hunting: 6 Stocks He Just Bought

By ChinaPulse.com

One of the best ways to understand what the “smart money” on Wall Street is thinking is by combing through quarterly 13F filings. Large hedge funds must file a 13F every quarter, disclosing which stocks they are buying, holding, and selling…

The rate cut and the damage done to savers and investors holding cash. Plus, the $1.8-million TFSA

By ChinaPulse.com

The Bank of Canada’s rate cut earlier this month has rippled through the universe of products for savers and, so far, the damage is minimal.
Stay tuned, though. The bank has four more opportunities to adjust rates in 2024 and cuts in the trend-selling …

Dollar Dominance at Risk As Saudi Deal to Use Greenback in Oil Trade Ends

By ChinaPulse.com

Saudi Arabia has not renewed a deal that ensures the use of US dollars in the oil trade.
The end of this “petrodollar” agreement will dent dollar dominance, the Atlantic Council wrote.…
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Dollar Dominance at Risk As Saudi Deal to Use Greenback in Oil Trade Ends

By ChinaPulse.com

Saudi Arabia has not renewed a deal that ensures the use of US dollars in the oil trade.
The end of this “petrodollar” agreement will dent dollar dominance, the Atlantic Council wrote.…
This data comes from the ChinaPulse.com media in…

Why our spooks and economists are teaming up to manage China

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“But increasingly, these connections are moving from the abstract to the practical. From textbooks and journals, to the heart of government decision-making.”
No other Treasury secretary has veered so publicly into discussing the intersection of economi…