Indian Rupee Hits Record Low-Of- 80 Against Dollar Triggered By Global Equity Decline

August 29, 2022 6:48 pm

The Indian rupee came to a record low of 80-to-a-dollar mark to hit its fresh entry again after July 19 while bond yields reached 6 basis-points, because of a descent fall in global equities triggered by the strong hawkish stance taken by the Chairman Jerome Powell at the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole Symposium. The […]

About 39% of Millennials Own Crypto, Reveals Research

June 29, 2022 8:10 pm

According to a report, nearly 39 percent of millennials own cryptocurrencies, which is higher than the percentage of those who own mutual funds and roughly equal to the number of millennials who own individual stocks. In the study conducted by the investment firm Alto, millennials between the ages of 25 and 40 who own cryptocurrencies […]

UPI, Rupay Cards Go Global, More Countries Open Gates

June 17, 2022 12:10 pm

Union Communication Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced on Thursday that UPI and Rupay card services will be available in France soon, providing a significant boost to the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Rupay cards. According to reports, the National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) international arm has signed an MoU with the Lyra Network of France […]

To The Moon And Back, This Crypto Fall Comes With A Lesson

June 17, 2022 9:34 am

The cryptocurrency sell-off has gotten so bad in recent weeks that simply referring to it as a “crash” no longer suffices. Instead, as Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted early Wednesday morning, “it’s a bloodbath out there.” The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies has fallen by more than $2 trillion since the peak last fall, […]

Rupee Plunges To All-Time Low of 78.15 Against US Dollar

June 13, 2022 10:00 am

On Monday, the Indian rupee sank to a new all-time low of 78.15 against the US dollar. In the midst of a toxic mix of rising expenses and slowing growth, the dollar strengthened on lower demand. Last week, the dollar index gained after consumer price inflation in the United States soared to new 40-year highs, […]

Romania: Sun Pharma Acquires Uractiv Portfolio

May 27, 2022 6:48 pm

Sun Pharmaceuticals on Friday announced that one of its subsidiaries acquired the Uractiv portfolio from Fiterman Pharma in Romania. The portfolio of the company includes food supplements like minerals, vitamins and adjuvants; cosmetics and medical devices used for maintaining urinary tract health. Uractiv is Romania’s No. 1 brand in its sector, with over a decade […]

Adani Wilmar is The Best Performing Asian IPO

May 27, 2022 10:16 am

Gautam Adani’s strong performance bodes well as he expands his reach. Adani Wilmar Ltd. of India is an outlier among Asia’s newly listed stocks. The food company has nearly tripled in value since its inception, while most newcomers are trading at a loss. Shares in the firm, a joint venture between Gautam Adani’s group and […]

Oversimplified: Terra, Luna Crash Takeaways

May 25, 2022 4:02 pm

For those who do not know much about cryptocurrencies, the crypto market underwent a huge setback in mid-May with the collapse of stablecoin TerraUSD and its sister coin Luna. As the name suggests, stablecoins are to remain stable. These are pegged to fiat currency (government-issued currency that is not backed by a commodity such as […]

“Pandemic Created Billionaires, Penalized Poor,” Oxfam Report

May 24, 2022 3:36 pm

Boon for some and bane for some, the pandemic, however did leave everyone with a story to tell. And now, as we gear towards “normal” leaving behind the “new normal,” here are facts that emerge on the economic front. “Profiting from Pain” was tabled at the World Economic Forum. This four-day meet (May 22 to […]

Elon Musk’s Twitterdom Might Be A Changed Place

April 27, 2022 9:12 am

Elon Musk has done it. A hostile takeover of Twitter. Musk has bought the micro-blogging site for $44 billion. And, yes. He’s now planning to change things. Twitter has about 200 million users across the world – though it’s still far behind Zuckerberg’s Meta, with 3.6 billion users across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Here are […]

Inflation Triggers Edible Oil And Basmati Rice Prices

April 5, 2022 5:02 pm

Demand for branded basmati rice, cooking oil, and poultry chicken fell by about 15% in March compared to the same month last year. This rise in prices attributes to high costs and inflationary pressure.  As a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began in the last week of February, global commodity prices have risen […]

Museum Of The Future Inaugurated In Dubai

February 24, 2022 1:04 pm

On Tuesday, Dubai inaugurated the museum of the future, a structure it endorses as the world’s most beautiful building. The museum is seven-storey hollow silver ellipse decorated with arabic calligraphy quotes from dubai’s ruler. Also it takes pride of place on Sheikh Zayed road, the city’s main highway. The building’s striking front was lit up […]

The Russian-Ukrainian Crisis Will Burn A Hole In India’s Pockets As 90% Of The Sunflower Oil It Imports From Both Countries

February 23, 2022 8:05 pm

Every war has consequences, and the Russia-Ukraine crisis will be no different for India as it will have a substantial economic impact on the country. India will be impacted as countries in conflict-Russia, and Ukraine accounts for 90 percent of India’s sunflower oil imports. As the conflict between two adversaries is in no way cooling […]

Goldman Predicts Bitcoin May Overtake Gold In 2022 Investment Race

January 7, 2022 10:00 pm

Leading Goldman Sachs research analyst Zach Pandl has predicted that Bitcoin will eat into the market share of gold in 2022 with digital assets gaining wide currency across the world. Citing market capitalization of Bitcoin at $700 billion, Pandl says the returns from it are higher though gold looks bigger at $42.6 trillion in terms […]

Samsung Smartphones Might Go For Fuchsia OS In Place Of Android

January 26, 2022 6:47 pm

Samsung might bid adieu to Android Operating System and replace it with a new Fuchsia OS. Fuchsia is Google’s new operating system and the fact that Samsung has contributed to the development of this Operating System gives air to the reports of it being the chosen OS by the company. For their recently launched Galaxy […]

All About The Buzzword Of 2021: NFT

March 8, 2022 9:46 am

On social media, Two words are used like hotcakes right now, NFT and Web 3.0. NFT is a short abbreviation of Non-Fungible Tokens. It is so famous that Collins Dictionary has declared it as a ‘Word Of The Year- 2021’. The thing about NFT is that many people in India try to talk about it […]

USA: WhatsApp launches Cryptocurrency Payments On Pilot Basis

December 11, 2021 1:18 pm

WhatsApp payment service in India was launched in November 2020, by June 2021 it was made available to all users in India. In the USA, looking at the higher number of people using crypto wallets, WhatsApp has added a cryptocurrency payments feature for a limited number of users. The feature lets users send and receive […]

Why oldies could do with some reverse mentoring

November 7, 2021 3:47 pm

In 1999, Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric (GE), ordered 500 top-level managers to reach out toyounger people in the company in order to learn how to use the internet. He himself roped in anemployee in her 20s to help him navigate the Web. Welch was a pioneer when it came tomanagement ideas and this […]

Make a Quick Buck via Clubhouse

July 2, 2021 1:05 am

If the first coronavirus wave gave us Zoom and Dalgona coffee, audio-only applications are all the rage in the second wave. Clubhouse, with its 10 million app downloads in a little over a year, is this year’s breakthrough app, used by the likes of Elon Musk and Karan Johar.  The audio-only social networking app allows people around the world to […]