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SEBI mulls ‘Snapchat model’ to facilitate listing of Indian startups

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is mulling over implementing a ‘Snapchat model’ for facilitating listing of Indian startups, Business Standard reported. During its initial public offering (IPO) last year, the multimedia messaging app offered shares without any voting rights. The move caught the market’s attention as it allowed founders to tap the market without giving up the freedom on decision-making. ... Read More »

82% of Consumers Expect Immediate Response on Sales or Marketing Questions

Digital technology has empowered consumers to demand more from the companies they do businesses with. And more than ever, this is being manifested in real-time availability. The New Expectation? Real-Time Response to Customers According to a new research published on HubSpot, 82% of consumers look for an immediate response from brands on marketing or sales questions. And this group rates immediate ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways You Can Market Yourself as a Freelancer

One of the challenges of being a freelancer is making sure you have a steady stream of revenue. And in order to make this possible, you have to market yourself effectively to the customers you are trying to serve. A new infographic by Fiverr titled, “Embrace the Power of the Internet to Get More Freelance Clients” points out five ways to do ... Read More »

Market holds out hope someone will blink before China and US take another step toward a trade war

Andy Wong | AP In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The stock market is waiting to see who might blink first in the week ahead — the White House or Beijing. From all appearances, the U.S. is moving ahead to put tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods ... Read More »

The Crypto Market is Attracting Investment Banks

Cryptocurrency prices have been trading under pressure as the volume that traders experienced at the end of 2017 has evaporated.  The surge in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and Ethereum allowed volume to surge, but the consolidation and decline during the past 4-months has taken the volume out of the market. With the 17th million bitcoin likely to be mined in soon, ... Read More »

Stock market update: Telecom stocks tumble; Idea Cellular plunges 7%

In the Sensex index, 9 stocks were advancing and 22 were declining. NEW DELHI: The BSE Telecom index was trading 0.63 per cent down at 1,165 around 02:15 pm on Monday, with Idea Cellular (down 6.94 per cent), Himachal Futuristic Communications (down 3.62 per cent) and MTNL (down 3.37 per cent) as top losers. Shares of Idea Cellular plunged on ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty close at over four-month highs; Dr Reddy’s, SBI, IndusInd Bank top gainers

The Sensex and Nifty closed higher on rise in pharma and banking stocks amid higher Asian markets buoyed by the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. While the Sensex closed 209 points higher at 35,692 level, the Nifty ended at 10,842, a gain of 56 points. Both the indices closed at over ... Read More »

TCS stock closes 2.75% higher on Rs 16,000-crore buyback plan

The TCS stock closed higher today after its board announced a share buyback of up to Rs 16,000 crore at Rs 2,100 per share.  The plan involves up to 7.61 crore shares or 1.99 per cent of the total paid up equity share capital. The stock closed 2.75% or 49 points higher at 1841 on the BSE.  The buyback price ... Read More »

Cracking the Color and Typography Code for Marketing

The colors and typography you choose can make or break your marketing initiatives. According to MDG’s new infographic, between 62 percent and 90 percent of a person’s initial assessment of a product is based on color alone. An infographic by British Design Experts, claims the right color can improve readership by 40% as it makes massages easier to read and more visually appealing. Michelangelo ... Read More »

Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline

Cryptocurrency prices are making some headway today after suffering from a bearish onslaught last week. Since our last markets update the digital asset economy has gained $26 billion over the last five days. The price of bitcoin cash (BCH) touched a high of $1,160 earlier today but now hovers around $1,140 per BCH. Bitcoin core (BTC) values reached $7,790 per ... Read More »