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Anil Ambani says MF industry barely out of teens; can grow 10-fold in 5 years

Anil Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Group today, said the mutual fund industry is barely out of its teens and is poised to grow 10-fold in 5 years. He urged SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi to simplify investment and advertisement norms for mutual funds. Ambani said investing in mutual funds must be as easy as buying smartphones on internet. Ambani was addressing ... Read More »

Govt makes fresh attempt to revive IDBI Bank

Privatisation of IDBI Bank might be further delayed, with the government making a fresh attempt to revive the state-owned lender after fresh slippages were reported over the last two quarters that derailed the stake sale plan. The recovery plan includes capitalisation through non-core assets sale, hiving off subsidiaries, controlling expenses and remodelling the business. The qualified institutional placement (QIP) plan ... Read More »

‘Mumbai is more expensive to live than Paris’

Mumbai emerged as the most expensive Indian city for expatriates in Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey, outpacing even major global cities such as Paris, Canberra, Seattle and Vienna. The country’s financial capital is placed 57th on the list, while New Delhi came 99th. Mumbai has moved 25 notches up from 82 in 2016, while New Delhi has improved ... Read More »

No margin pressure on IT industry: Raman Roy

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has said there is no pressure on margins of IT and BPM (Business Process Management) companies. “It is not true. Actually, the per employee revenue has gone up in the country,” said Nasscom Chairman Raman Roy. He, however, said the companies have begun to spend heavily on retraining employees in newer ... Read More »

Seven Tips for Keeping Your Home Office Organized

Increasingly, American workers are working from home, at least some of the time. Working from home can be a wonderful experience, but to work efficiently and effectively, you need a home office setup that works for you. Here are ten steps to getting your home office to be a functional, organized, pleasant place to work. One: Purge Any Paper that ... Read More »

Snapchat Launches Self-Serve Advertising, Facebook Videos Show Their Power

Social media can be an extremely powerful tool for small businesses trying to convince customers to buy their products. Under that umbrella, advertising on social media can make it even easier to reach a wider range of potential customers. And this week, social media advertisers got some welcome news in the form of a new self-serve advertising option from Snapchat. ... Read More »

Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority on eve of Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country as her husband looks on after Britain’s election at Downing Street in London, Britain, on 9 June. Photo: Hannah Mckay/Reuters   London: British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government backed by a small Northern Irish party after she lost an election gamble days before the start of ... Read More »

Information about macro advisers

 It’s no secret that the mobile gaming industry has landed in India and it’s taking the world by storm. The growth in the Indian market is set to bypass Russia and Brazil, landing it in the number three spot globally. Much of the growth has been attributed to the rise in the number of smartphone purchases in the country. In ... Read More »

The Growing Gig Economy and What it Means for Us

The world is changing, and the world economy — and how we operate within it — has shifted drastically in the past few years. The traditional 9-5 full-time career is being sidestepped and passed by more and more as the gig economy increases. “Gig jobs” and self-employment aren’t just for young Millennials trying to get their foot in the door. ... Read More »

20 More Platforms for Workers in the Gig Economy

The gig economy has been defined as part-time, temporary and freelance jobs. And though it might sound like the kind of thing that would most interest college students on summer break, it is projected half of the working U.S. population will move into the gig economy within the next five years. The stats are pretty much the same globally where ... Read More »