Gold, silver prices up on safe-haven demand

Gold prices hit an over two-month high of Rs 26,690 per 10 grams as jittery investors rushed to buy the yellow metal following sharp sell-off in global markets. Jan 20, 2016

Mark Carney: Now is not yet the time to raise interest rates

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on 19 January that he did not have a set timetable for raising British interest rates and wanted to see faster growth and stronger underlying inflation first. Carney said global and domestic growth had proved weaker than he had expected in the middle of the year, when he predicted that a decision on when to raise interest rates would have come into sharper relief by early 2016. Jan 19, 2016