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Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

Amid the prolonged and painful pandemic, risks to global financial stability have remained contained—so far. But with economic optimism fading, and with financial vulnerabilities intensifying, this is a time for careful policy calibration. To an unprecedented degree, the world’s central banks, finance ministries, and international financial institutions have asserted—for a year and a half—policy support for [...]

November 22, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

The Best Business Blogs Every Entrepreneur Should Be Reading

The Best Business Blogs Every Entrepreneur Should Be Reading

On the internet, an endless source of industry insights, news and tips are at your fingertips – but how do you know which are worth reading? Here are the top business blogs every entrepreneur should stay on top of. 1. Mashable With a mix of breaking news, thought-provoking opinion pieces and a small dose of memes [...]

November 16, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Best Business Blogs Every Entrepreneur Should Be Reading

Budget Your Way to Financial Independence

Budget Your Way to Financial Independence

By Rachita Sharma People often (correctly) say that money is not the key to happiness. Whether or not you have a lot of experience managing your finances, you have probably noticed there is another side to this coin: poor money management can be a significant source of unhappiness and stress. We all know people who [...]

November 15, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Budget Your Way to Financial Independence

Women should start managing their finances!

Women should start managing their finances!

Inclusion of women in financial matters was less significant in earlier days. However, in the past decade or so, the point of view has changed in India as women are acquiring steady careers and becoming financially independent. Today men and women have equivalent status in our society, both socially and monetarily. While many women are [...]

November 1, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Women should start managing their finances!

This crypto investor says he just lost $470,000 on a dog-inspired DeFi project

This crypto investor says he just lost $470,000 on a dog-inspired DeFi project

Brian Nguyen says he “unexpectedly woke up” on Friday to see that he’d lost nearly $470,000 he had invested in a crypto project, he tells CNBC Make It. It’s “pretty painful,” Nguyen says. Nguyen admits that he didn’t investigate the project thoroughly prior to investing. “We, in crypto, tend to have a ‘buy first, do research later,’ mentality,” [...]

October 30, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on This crypto investor says he just lost $470,000 on a dog-inspired DeFi project

5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

Globally, as many as 55 million people are internally displaced, more than twice the number of refugees or asylum seekers. Federica Mogherini and Donald Kaberuka are co-chairs of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement. Here they explain just five recommendations for how governments and the UN can change their approach to internal displacement. [...]

October 25, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

The world is currently in the longest business cycle since the National Bureau of Economic Research has kept records. Investors, executives, and policy makers scratch their heads in wonder as they try to make sense of this new phenomenon. The question many companies want to know is where are we in the business cycle? Are [...]

March 3, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS) India’s leading enterprise connectivity solution provider showcased an array of technology solutions for the SMEs at Do Big Conclave – its flagship customer programme. The conclave under the aegis of the theme “Technologies to power up growth for Fintech and Insurance” witnessed participation from over hundred delegates from SME community. Elaborating on [...]

March 2, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook has published an updated set of best practices for business messaging that reflect upcoming changes to the Messenger platform. On March 4, new policies for Facebook Messenger will go into effect that are said to improve the messaging experience between customers and businesses. In an effort to help businesses adapt to these changes, Facebook [...]

March 1, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

A rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage in New York City in 2015. The city raised its minimum wage to $15 in 2018, while New York State raised its minimum wage to $11.80 in December 2019, and that will increase statewide at the end of 2020 to $12.50. Getty Images Looking for another sign [...]

February 21, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

When it comes to business, Kim Kardashian West has seen enormous success. After all, she boasts a personal net worth of more than $370 million, according to Forbes, thanks to a thriving career that’s encompassed television, social media, fashion, cosmetics and even mobile apps. However, the reality TV megastar says that not every business deal she’s made has [...]

February 8, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

The Indian economy is going through a difficult phase. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India’s growth estimate to 4.8 per cent for 2019-20. According to the Consumer Confidence Survey of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), consumer confidence in the economy is at a five-year low and the consumer spending is declining. While [...]

January 31, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence