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How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

Finance
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. 1. Gold (995) (Rs) Gold gave up early gains and ended flat because the chance of inflation spiralling in the US was dampened by a second wave of coronavirus in Europe. 2. Silver (Rs) Silver moved along with gold and ended the week at previous week's levels. 3. WTI Crude ($ /barrel) Increased Chinese crude oil buying was neutralised by weak demand from European countries and crude also ended the week flat. 4. Wine (Rs) You can also make money by investing in wine and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index from Bloomberg. It
Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK’s wettest day on record

Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK’s wettest day on record

Science
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List of bank holidays in October 2020

List of bank holidays in October 2020

Finance
Delhi: Private and public banks will remain closed for a total of 14 days in October 2020. Besides the second and fourth Saturday and Sundays, bank holidays will also be seen on the multiple national and regional holidays in October, depending on which state one is in. These include Gandhi Jayanti, Eid-e-Milad, Mahashaptami and a few more. The holidays mentioned will be observed in various regions as per state declarations, however, banks will remain closed all over the country during gazetted holidays. Here is the entire list of bank holidays in October 2020: OCTOBER 2 Friday Gandhi Jayanti OCTOBER 4 Sunday Public Holiday OCTOBER 8 Thursday Chellum (regional holiday) OCTOBER 10 Saturday Second Saturday OCTOBER 11 Sun...
Russia says it will roll out a coronavirus vaccine to citizens in October

Russia says it will roll out a coronavirus vaccine to citizens in October

World
Russia says it will roll out a coronavirus vaccine in October - but no details have been given about what would be the first such programme anywhere in the world.Foreign news agencies quoted Mikhail Murashko, the health minister for Russia, saying that research facility the Gamaleya Institute had completed clinical trials of the vaccine and paperwork is being prepared to register it. Doctors and teachers would be vaccinated first before wider injections are rolled out to other Russians in October, Mr Murashko added. Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to minister of health Mikhail Murashko during a meeting on preventing the spread of coronavirus Reuters, citing anonymous sources, said Russia's first potential vaccine...
Joe Joyce knocks out Michael Wallisch in three rounds, Daniel Dubois fight remains on track for October 24

Joe Joyce knocks out Michael Wallisch in three rounds, Daniel Dubois fight remains on track for October 24

Sports
Joe Joyce demolished Michael Wallisch with a third-round knockout on Saturday night in London, live on talkSPORT. The unbeaten ‘Juggernaut’ lived up to his moniker as he relentlessly walked down his German foe, floored him three times and ended the fight. Frank Warren Joyce is now 11-0 (10 KOs) As usual, the fight began with Joyce taking several punches in order to make a breakthrough. Wallisch found a home for his overhand rights, but they seemingly had little impact on the Brit who shrugged them off and kept marching forward. Joyce responded with rugged combinations and had his opponent down near the end of the second. The German made it to his feet and survived the remainder of the round, but the writing was clearly on the wall. At the start of t