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(POLL) Have You Ever Abandoned a Business Blog?

  If there’s a chance you answer “No” to this question, you’re in a very small minority. This data is a little old but figure it’s unlikely to have changed much. According to a New York Times report, as many as 95 percent of all blogs created have been abandoned. Among millions of blogs, even 5 percent is a healthy number ... Read More »

[POLL] What’s Your Go-To Small Business Funding Source?

In the recently released Small Business Trends Magazine Finance Edition, the focus is on small business loans and other funding options. It’s an important issue! When you’re seeking to start a new business or expanding an existing one, it often takes money. And that includes money you currently don’t have. Where Do You Go When Seeking Money To Expand Or Start ... Read More »

GDP Growth Seen Picking Up To 6.6% In Q1 But GST A Hurdle: Poll

Bengaluru: The country’s economic growth likely accelerated to 6.6 per cent in the quarter just ended, but analysts polled by Reuters are sounding increasingly worried that confusion over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will dampen activity in coming months. The forecast, from a survey of over 40 economists taken over the past week, compares with growth of 6.1 per ... Read More »

Britain to narrowly dodge recession as economy flatlines – Reuters poll

Britain is now expected to narrowly dodge a mild recession that was widely predicted after the country voted to leave the European Union, but the government will still need to add fiscal stimulus to support growth, a Reuters poll found. Before – and soon after – the June 23 referendum economists were almost united in saying a vote to leave ... Read More »

Bank of England to cut key rate August 4, hold off on QE for now – Reuters poll

The Bank of England is almost certain to cut benchmark borrowing costs when it sets policy on Aug. 4, but a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll said it would hold off for now on restarting its asset purchase programme. Britons voted in a June 23 referendum to leave the European Union, a shock outcome that roiled financial ... Read More »

India growth to hold strong; rate cut likely, but not soon: Reuters poll

India’s growth rate is set to remain one of the fastest in the world this year with inflation running just slightly above 5 percent, leaving the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on the sidelines for at least another six months, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. The RBI is forecast to cut the repo rate to 6.25 percent in the ... Read More »

Two-thirds of banks fear Brexit, according to UK industry poll

British Bankers Association says more than 60% of respondents to its survey said they would be significantly worse off if Britain left the European Union Seventy-four banks responded to the BBA’s survey on EU membership. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The majority of banks operating in Britain said they think they would be worse off if the UK leaves the European ... Read More »