"It is a step in the right direction but there are so many parts to it that some teams playing five, some teams playing two, the difference in countries, there is just heaps of different parts to it that don't quite make the points of equal measure," said the Kiwi skipper. … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand: Kiwi skipper Williamson says WTC points system unfair, on eve of 1st Test
"The two ministers agreed that both sides shall abide by all the existing agreements and protocol on China-India boundary affairs, maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas and avoid any action that could escalate matters," the joint statement said. … [Read more...] about Jaishankar-Wang Yi meet: India, China agree on 5-point plan for resolving border standoff
The UK is a global leader in higher education, research and innovation. As we look to the UK's future place in the world, we want to protect our hard-won status and the opportunities it provides to help with the economic recovery of towns and cities across Britain - as well as finding solutions to the wider challenges that face our society, said Dr Tim Bradshaw, Chief Executive of the Russell Group of leading universities. … [Read more...] about United Kingdom opens new ‘simplified’ points-based student visa route
Oil prices dropped more than a percent on September 7 after earlier hitting their lowest since July as Saudi Arabia made the deepest monthly price cuts for supply to Asia in five months while optimism about demand recovery cooled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Asia is Saudi Arabia's largest market by region. … [Read more...] about 3 Point Analysis | Oil drops more than $1 after Saudi price cuts: Where is oil headed?
A part of the recent climb in the VIX has to do with how VIX futures and the spot index converge at monthly futures expiration dates. With the U.S. election nearing, there is a big gap between the VIX, which only covers a 30-day period, and longer-dated futures that cover the election. … [Read more...] about Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ spikes but unlikely to be pointing to a market crash