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A further re-rating on the cards for Yes Bank?

It was a quarterly performance that ticked all boxes. Stung by the bad press of the previous quarter’s numbers, Yes Bank seems to have been determined to erase all the memories. So not just the numbers, but the quality of disclosure, too, was superior this time around. With best-in-class asset quality, strong growth momentum and a focused approach to retail banking, Yes ... Read More »

A decisive move above 9,900 required; 5 stocks which can give up to 7% in a week

The market strength is always judged on corrections. The Tuesday decline failed to conjure any follow-up move on the downside. In fact, the starting point of current four-digit gann channel (i.e. 9801) proved the savior, and in Thursday’s trade, marked an intra-day high of 9,923. Despite Nifty’s whipsaw moves in this week’s trade, BankNifty is gradually moving higher. In fact, ... Read More »

Easy Method for Cleaning a Glass Top Cooking Stove

The smooth look of a glass top cooking stove offers a real contemporary look to the kitchen, but it can be nearly ruined by using the wrong items to clean the surface. You can b left with a scratched surface that is easier than ever to get soiled after slight spills. Below is a method that takes the real work ... Read More »

How to Start a Subscription Business in 10 Easy Steps

Subscription boxes can be a great way for ecommerce and retail businesses to gain regular customers and expand offerings to fit customers’ changing shopping habits. It can also help businesses that are simply looking to boost sales or move excess stock. If your business is one that’s considering starting a subscription box, check out the tips below. How to Start ... Read More »

Finance firms fitting ‘kill switches’ to immobilise customers’ cars if they miss a payment

Lenders install GPS devices which allow them to disable drivers’ cars Getty Images Car finance firms are fitting controversial kill switches that immobilise customers’ vehicles if they miss payments. Drivers with poor credit ratings are being offered the GPS devicesby lenders, who can then remotely disable cars if motorists fail to meet debt deadlines. But some lawyers and finance experts have voiced concerns ... Read More »

How NOT to Use a Stock Photo

A lot of small businesses rely on stock photography services to add some high-quality images to their websites and other promotional materials. The benefits of great visuals are obvious and have been discussed ad nauseum. The poor use of stock photos … well. Of course, it turns out Presidential campaigns also invest in stock image services. But recently news broke that the ... Read More »

Will cheap car loans steer Britain to a financial crash?

 The Vauxhall Astra is a favourite among customers of The Car Finance Company. Photograph: Simon Stuart-Miller If you think Britain is teetering on a cliff-edge of impossibly high personal debt, then the website of The Car Finance Company will confirm your worst fears. Maybe you don’t have a job and are on benefits. Maybe you are so hard up you can’t afford ... Read More »

Never bought a business that wasn’t already part of Quikr: CEO Pranay Chulet

In the North Bangalore headquarters of online classifieds company Quikr India Pvt. Ltd, the conference rooms are called ‘jaldi’, ‘raftaar’, ‘daud’, and so on, names that are synonymous with speed. The nomenclature couldn’t have been more apt, given Quikr has been buying companies at breakneck pace. On Wednesday, it made its latest acquisition, buying blue-collar jobs listing company Babajob in ... Read More »

National Treasury still has a chance to save the economy

As SA grapples with three bruising downgrades to its sovereign credit rating, an economy in recession and increasing political uncertainty, National Treasury can play its role in lifting the country from the economic malaise. This is the view of Nedbank’s senior economist Nicky Weimar, who said to avoid further damage in terms of further downgrades by S&P Global Ratings, Fitch ... 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 »