The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy interest rate to a 4-1/2 year low of 6.75% on Tuesday, in a bigger-than-expected move that, with inflation running at record lows, could help an economy in danger of slowing down.
Oil prices eased on Monday, paring some of last week's 2% rally, despite evidence of slowing U.S. production and a fourth weekly increase in U.S. investor holdings of crude futures.

After years of isolation, Iran is positioning itself for the lifting

Crude oil prices are under pressure again as global growth fears seem to outweigh oil production cutbacks. Weak industrial profits in China and the International Monetary potentially lowering its growth forecast.
A weaker currency gives a tangible boost to exports despite the rise of global supply chains blurring the country of origin of many products, according to research published by the International Monetary Fund on Monday.
Russia’s gold reserves rose to 42.4 million troy ounces as of September 1 compared with 41.4 million troy ounces a month earlier, the Russian central bank announced on Friday.

So Janet Yellen and the rest of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors voting members decided

Recent turmoil in the Brazilian stock market has increased the pessimism around its economy and its society and reflects the bad situation the biggest Latin-American economy is dealing with.
The European Central Bank cut its inflation and growth forecasts for the euro zone on Thursday and its president said things could get worse.
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