Hareesh VDespite positive Chinese manufacturing numbers and improved trade deal optimism, Zinc prices in the international and domestic markets tumbled to multi-month lows.Prices gained considerably in the first half of the year but nosedived to a three year low by September on feeble demand expectation from China.Close China is the world’s largest zinc producer. Additionally, the country is the top consumer, accounting for about half of the global consumption. However, the 16 months old trade dispute with the US has roiled the Chinese manufacturing sector and demand for zinc. related news How to evaluate your risk appetite? December is usually volatile, pause is not negative trigger as articulated Jute could be among priority industries to bet on in next rally Zinc is largely used for galvanising steel, hence, about 50 percent of global demand is from the construction sector. Transportation, infra, industrial machinery and consumer products are the other … [Read more...] about Trade deal optimism, positive China manufacturing data may limit further downside in Zinc
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Brendan Rodgers has committed his long-term future to Leicester City, ending speculation linking him with the vacant Arsenal manager's job. The Northern Irishman moved to Leicester from Celtic in February after winning seven trophies in just under three years in charge in Scotland.The 46-year-old has taken Leicester to second in the Premier League behind Liverpool, with 11 wins from 15 matches this season.Leicester, the 2015/16 Premier League champions, have won their past seven league games to equal their top-flight record for consecutive victories.Close Rodgers' success at the King Power Stadium saw him linked heavily with the Arsenal manager's job after the sacking last week of Unai Emery. related news EPL: Tottenham Hotspur must fix leaky defence and stop cheap goals says Mourinho EPL: Watford name Pearson as head coach until end of season EPL: Manchester City flex financial muscle to leave neighbours United lagging behind "When I made the decision to come to Leicester … [Read more...] about EPL: Brendon Rodgers signs new Leicester deal, putting an end to Arsenal link
Wall Street ended solidly higher on Friday as a strong jobs report and optimism about US-China trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming deadline helped stoke investor risk appetite.All three major US stock indexes gained ground, hovering within 1 percent of record highs set last week.But as a tumultuous week of contradictory trade news and mixed economic data drew to a close, only the S&P 500 posted a weekly gain. The Dow and the Nasdaq ended the session down from last Friday's close.Close The US economy added 2,66,000 jobs in November, the largest increase in 10 months, according to the Labor Department, blowing past analyst estimates. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent. related news Wall Street opens higher after strong jobs data, calmer tone on trade Wall Street inches higher as December 15 tariff deadline looms "This type of report shows underlying economic strength, and it gives corporate management confidence in the strength of the economy," said … [Read more...] about Wall Street climbs on solid jobs data, trade hopes; Dow Jones rallies over 300 pts
Sakina MandsaurwalaPrecious metals continue to trade weak on account of overdue extended trade tensions between the US and China. Strong job growth data in the US highlights the resilience, indicating that US Fed Chairman Powell might keep policy unchanged in the upcoming FOMC meeting in December.In the base metal complex, except copper, all other metals continue their selling trajectory due to subdued demand. Copper prices traded positive with 2.5 percent post the US strong numbers, Adrawdown in inventory levels and on the encouraging China trade talk speculation.Close Both Nymex Crude and Natural gas closed higher with 2 percent gains. Crude oil remained supported as the OPEC+ nations surprised with additional cuts to avoid the oversupply in the global oil market while Nymex natural gas closed higher on the forecast of moderate weather next week. related news Trade deal optimism, positive China manufacturing data may limit further downside in Zinc How to evaluate your risk … [Read more...] about ‘OPEC move may help balance oil market; support for Nymex prices seen at $55/bbl’
You’re in the home stretch. You have an offer on the table from a potential employer (or even your current employer) and you are at a three-way crossroads between accepting an offer, declining, or submitting a counteroffer. Anxiety builds, doubt may creep in, and palms get sweaty. “Just don’t blow it” comes to mind flashing like a giant neon sign. advertisement advertisement Breathe. Keep calm. Don’t panic. Negotiating a salary or compensation package is a stress you can manage. It’s like an intricate dance learned over time: take one step forward, two steps to the side, spin, then come together. Keep in mind, however, negotiations are no spin on the Dancing With the Stars ballroom floor—no extravagant or wild displays, no improv. Simply stick to the steps. To teach us the negotiation dance, we turned to Deepak Malhotra, the Eli Goldston Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the author of Negotiating the … [Read more...] about You received a salary counteroffer. Now what?