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Indian Online Portal, Wholesale Market Listed As “Notorious” By The US

WASHINGTON:  Popular Indian portal IndiaMart.com and Delhi’s wholesale market Tank Road have featured in the annual American notorious markets list which was released on Friday and is topped by China. The list released by the US Trade Representative (USTR) highlights 25 online markets and 18 physical markets around the world that are reported to be engaging in and facilitating substantial copyright ... Read More »

Billy Mann Discusses Video Humor as a Tool for Marketing

Humor ranked as one of the highest-engagement content types when video genres were researched by BuzzSumo recently. And Edison Research found in its own independent research that audiences between 12 and 24 prefer Instagram (73 percent), Snapchat (79 percent) and Musical.ly (11 percent) — all platforms serving as potential places to post video content. When research confirms what you knew, it could be smart to ... Read More »

China to overtake US economy by 2032 as Asian might builds: report

The growing importance of Asia’s major economies will continue in 2018 and beyond, according to a league table that sees the region dominating in terms of size in just over a decade. The report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research in London sees India leapfrogging the UK and France next year to become the world’s fifth-biggest economy in dollar ... Read More »

Ask The CMO: David Rubin On Marketing As Critical Player in Helping Define An Industry’s Disruption

Marketing is being asked to reimagine itself daily as the world continues to go through a period of transformation perhaps not seen since the days of the Industrial Revolution. As entire industries continue to be upended, change emerges less as an activity and more as a necessary course of action in today’s business environment. As a result, agility, disruption and vision ... Read More »

Rupee falls 14 paise to 64.52 as RBI keeps rates unchanged, raises inflation forecast

The rupee weakened further by 14 paise to close at 64.52 against the US dollar after the Reserve Bank decided to keep rates unchanged and raised the inflation forecast on Wednesday. Besides, heavy capital outflows in anticipation of rate hike by the US Federal Reserve and a strong dollar overseas largely ruled forex market sentiments. Though the RBI’s policy outcome ... Read More »

Don Dawood in Depression as Only Son Shuns ‘Family Business’ to Become a Maulana

Mafia don and 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar is reported to be suffering from bouts of depression as his only son had decided to become a maulana instead of joining the “family business”, IANS reported quoting police officials. The don’s third child Moin Nawaz D. Kaskar is 31 years old and said to be a devout Muslim.Moin is ... Read More »

China Home Prices Stop Three-Month Drop as Market Stabilizes

Chinese home prices rose in more cities in October, snapping a three-month decline, a sign the market is stabilizing amid government efforts to curb property speculation. New-home prices, excluding state-subsidized housing, climbed in 50 of the 70 cities tracked by the government, compared with 44 in September, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday. Prices fell in 14 cities ... Read More »

China looks to be slowing again as domestic economy runs out of puff

China’s economy looks to pulling back into the slow lane after a range of data has shown a broad loss of momentum in domestic demand. Key points: Electricity, steel and cement production slowed in August Front-loaded infrastructure spending from earlier in the year slows rapidly Cooling retail sales centre on sectors linked to the property cycle The key monthly readings ... Read More »

UK economy loses momentum as fears mount about cost of Brexit, find latest surveys

The weaker growth trend in services was most evident in consumer-facing sectors such as restaurants, cinemas, gyms and hairdressers The UK economy is losing momentum as fears mount about Brexit, according to the latest round of industrial surveys. The Purchasing Managers’ Index for services in August came in at 53.2, down from 53.8 in July. Any figure above 50 signals expansion, but the ... Read More »

Asia Stocks Gain As North Korea Missile Test Fears Recede, Dollar Rebounds

Singapore: The dollar rebounded from a 2-1/2-year low on Wednesday, and Asian stocks took their cue from Wall Street’s higher close, as concerns about North Korea’s firing of a missile over Japan ebbed. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major peers, edged up 0.1 percent to 92.317. The dollar rose 0.1 percent to 109.8 ... Read More »