Current Affairs for 29 Jan 2016

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis Won 2016 Australian Open Women’s Doubles Tennis Title

On 29 Jan 2016, The Australian Open was won by Sania Mirza of India and Martina Hingis of Switzerland. For win Australian Open they defeat Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka at  Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Sania and Martina has won by 7-3,6-3 score. They have also won the tittle of  2016 WTA Apia International Sydney on 15 Jan 2016.

Bank Of Japan Announced Introduction Of Negative Interest Rates From February

On 29 Jan, 2016, a bank of Japan has announced to get a negative interest rate policy from February 2016. Bank would take 0.1% interest rate on some part of the deposits that commercial banks has make with some Bank of Japan. From Feb, 2016 commercial banks have to pay interest to keep their money with the  Central bank instead of receiving money on deposit of moneys in Central banks.

Mark Zuckerberg Became Sixth Richest Person In The World

On 29 Jan 2016, The founder and CEO of Facebook has become the Sixth Richest person in the world. He is the youngest person who has come in top ten richest person’s list . He rank on sixth position with  $47.9 billions. Mark Zuckerberg, 31 year’s old, wealth has soared while he has been on paternity leave since his daughter Max was born in November. He has pledged to donate his 99% wealth to the charity to the worthy causes.

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Updated: February 1, 2016 — 2:24 pm

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