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10 of the worst companies to work for in the UK – according to their employees

JD Sports employees rated the sportswear brand just 2.6/5 for job satisfaction  CREDIT:NICK ANSELL/PA WIRE The Financial Ombudsman, Laura Ashley and Ladbrokes are some of the worst companies to work for in the UK, according to employee ratings on the job site Glassdoor. The website holds a database of millions of company reviews curated by those who know the company best — their employees. The ... Read More »

Democrats still have nothing to say about boosting the economy

Liberal writers and political operatives, now that it’s finally dawning on them that no one is going to find evidence that Donald Trump conspired with Russia to steal the presidential election, are turning to giving advice to the Democratic Party. That’s a natural, if somewhat delayed, response to an election that left the world’s oldest political party out of power in the ... Read More »

Don’t underestimate the power of the UK economy – it’s more resilient than you think

The outcome for the UK economy seems more positive than first thought Reuters Janet Yellen was in London this week, talking with Lord Stern at the British Academy. My main thought watching her was how lucky the Americans were to have her as chair of the Federal Reserve Board: calm, sensible, measured and wise. But of course the rest of ... Read More »

How Trump’s political drama could hurt the economy

President Trump speaks at a rally on June 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. – Scott Olson/Getty Images Uncertainty. That’s got to be how you would describe the feeling coming out of Washington these days. There is plenty of policy uncertainty: health care legislation, tax reform, the debt ceiling. There is also political uncertainty: congressional investigations, special prosecutors, lawsuits, even calls for impeachment. ... Read More »

Top 14 stocks which some MFs added for the first in the month of May

Indian market rallied as much as 17 percent so far in the year 2017 led by consistent infusion of funds by mutual funds (MFs) even as foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) slowed down their buying. The domestic mutual funds pumped in over Rs 20,000 crore in the stock market during April-May, said a PTI report. The flows were largely concentrated around ... Read More »

RTAs are the backbone of the mutual fund industry

Technology is key to supporting growth in any industry. As one of the largest registrar and transfer agents (RTA) in the country, Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd has used technology to drive growth and service the industry. A booming industry like mutual funds wouldn’t have reached this level of growth without the use of best of technology that is largely supplied and ... Read More »

This is what the Queen’s Speech means for the economy

The Queen’s Speech concentrated largely on Brexit PA The business and financial communities are supposed to like strong government, so they know where they stand and can plan for it. But in the past couple of weeks, and especially now after the Queen’s Speech, they have been swinging round to the view that weak government might be rather good news. ... 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 »

In the catfish economy, things are hopeful

Townsend Kyser says economic optimism translates into more people eating out, which boosts his business. – Darren McCollester/Getty Images We like to talk to small business owners in order to get a handle on how the economy feels. Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser, who runs Kyser Family Farms with his father, is someone we check in with every so often. The last time ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty is likely to open lower on Wednesday after a weak handover from Wall Street. The Nifty closed 4 points lower at 9,653 on Tuesday. The index managed to close above its crucial support level of 9,650 and made a small-bodied candle on the daily candlestick charts. To gain momentum, the index has to surpass its crucial resistance level ... Read More »