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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

Germany says ‘nein’ to U.S. energy ambitions, survey shows

Germany says ‘nein’ to U.S. energy ambitions, survey shows

 Norway is the most trustworthy partner for European natural gas and most Germans see the United States as less-than-forthcoming on energy, a survey found. Forsa Institute, one of the leading polling firms in Germany, conducted a survey of public opinion about the regional energy industry on behalf of German energy company Wintershall. The firm has [...]

July 31, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Germany says ‘nein’ to U.S. energy ambitions, survey shows

Banks continue to make commercial real estate loans tougher to get: Fed survey

Banks continue to make commercial real estate loans tougher to get: Fed survey

Banks continued to tighten lending standards to commercial real estate loans in the third quarter, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Monday. The Fed survey of senior loan officers of 69 domestic banks and 21 foreign banks found standards were tightened on all types of commercial real estate loans. A large fraction of banks [...]

November 7, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Banks continue to make commercial real estate loans tougher to get: Fed survey

Banks tightened lending standards for commercial real estate in third quarter: Fed survey

Banks tightened lending standards for commercial real estate in third quarter: Fed survey

Banks tightened standards on commercial real estate loans during the third quarter but left lending practices for commercial and industrial loans virtually unchanged overall, according to a survey of loan officers released on Monday by the Federal Reserve. For households, some banks reported easing lending standards on mortgages eligible for purchase by government-sponsored enterprises and [...]

November 7, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Banks tightened lending standards for commercial real estate in third quarter: Fed survey

No Festive Cheer For Property Developers This Year: Survey

No Festive Cheer For Property Developers This Year: Survey

New Delhi: Real estate developers across the country are unlikely to witness higher sales this festive season even as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has slashed the interest rate by 0.25 per cent, according to the findings of a survey. “Buried under high debt and inability of developers to complete and hand over pending projects well beyond commitments to [...]

October 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on No Festive Cheer For Property Developers This Year: Survey

Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps

Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps

Even as the death toll in the current wave of devastating floods in Assam claimed 26 lives and affected 37 lakh people in the state, union home minister Rajnath Singhon Saturday in Guwahati called for finding long-term solutions to tackle the recurring problem. “Short-term measures are temporary. What we require is a series of long-term [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Assam flood toll 26; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey, calls for long-term steps

Wall Street trims gains as survey adds to Brexit worries

Wall Street trims gains as survey adds to Brexit worries

U.S. stocks trimmed gains and were flat in early afternoon trading on Wednesday after a new poll moderated expectations that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union. A survey by polling firm Opinium showed the campaign for Britain to leave the EU holds a one-point lead over the “In” camp ahead of Thursday’s [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Wall Street trims gains as survey adds to Brexit worries

State polls survey: Mamata to retain Bengal, hung assembly in Assam

State polls survey: Mamata to retain Bengal, hung assembly in Assam

Mamata Banerjee may retain power in West Bengal and Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu while it may be a hung assembly in Assam with an edge to the BJP and the Left return to power in Kerala, says a recent poll survey. According to the India TV C-Voter poll carried out in the four election-bound states, [...]

April 4, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on State polls survey: Mamata to retain Bengal, hung assembly in Assam

Ucas Clearing system should be abolished, majority of students tell survey

Ucas Clearing system should be abolished, majority of students tell survey

More than half of students want to see Ucas Clearing completely abolished and, instead, be replaced by a system that enables them to reapply in September with their actual grades, according to a recent survey. Forum and wiki, The Student Room, spoke with just over 6,300 students to find almost 60 per cent want to [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Ucas Clearing system should be abolished, majority of students tell survey

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS). The survey is the first in CPRS’ Pulse Point series, short surveys of college and university presidents on timely higher education topics. A full [...]

March 10, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate