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Senior citizens, important note for you! From KYC to doorstep banking, all services that your bank has to provide

As a senior citizen, one may submit the KYC documents and Life Certificate to the bank sitting at home. With digital banking on the rise, nowadays not many bank savings account holders visit bank branches. However, not many senior citizens may be well versed with the technology and may still prefer making a visit to the bank branch for their ... Read More »

Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »

20% of All Searches are Made with Voice (INFOGRAPHIC)

A new and very interactive infographic by Adzooma takes a look at how online advertising will be trending in 2018. And one of the data points is the growth of voice search, which now makes up 20 percent of inquiries on Google’s mobile app and Android devices. Online Advertising Trends In addition to the upcoming trends in 2018, the infographic ... Read More »

Economy on revival mode amid sprouts of green shoots in many sectors; all eyes on FY18 GDP estimates on Friday

How do you spot an economic revival? The earliest signs are visible on the highways. Are there more lorries on expressways ferrying goods across states? Latest data show truck sales grew at a robust pace in December, a sign that transport companies are buying more vehicles to rapidly move goods to meet growing consumer demand. Sample this. Homegrown auto major ... Read More »

Economy is on a downhill path, demonetisation was not required at all: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economy is on a “downhill path” because of the “adventure” of demonetisation undertaken last year which was not required at all, either technically or economically. Singh, a renowned economist considered to be the architect of the reforms of early 1990s, said demonetisation has not been successful in any civilised country, except ... Read More »

Indian mindset for ownership of Air India, in theory all open, says aviation minister

Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday said the “Indian mindset” is to keep the ownership of Air India within the country but “theoretically everything is open”, including allowing foreign bidders. His comments assume significance as it indicates that the government might tweak the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms with respect to Air India — the loss- making national ... Read More »

Zoho One Launched: New All in One Pricing for Zoho Apps

Zoho just announced Zoho One, a new all-in-one suite of applications to help small businesses run essentially all aspects of their operations. Think of Zoho One as a bundle of existing Zoho applications delivered in one central place, with an exciting new pricing model that small businesses will love. It includes more than 35 integrated software applications and an equal number ... Read More »

We all lose out when politicians ignore what business leaders have to say

Businesses aren’t being heard in today’s political discourse CREDIT: REUTERS There may be little public sympathy for senior business leaders who complain that the voice of business is not being heard. However, the absence of this voice in today’s political discourse – which in turn means that business’s messages are not cutting through on Brexit, for example, or on the UK’s economic ... Read More »

Bizarre computer glitch sends technology stocks all crashing to same price

Amazon’s shares briefly fell by 87 per cent on some data providers CREDIT: AP Abizarre computer glitch sent shares in dozens of US technology companies including Apple, Amazon and Microsoft to the same price on Tuesday morning, leading some to apparently lose billions in market value. The bug showed many stocks on the Nasdaq exchange to briefly be reported as $123.47 on ... Read More »

5 Faces of the Gig Economy: New Study Reveals All (Infographic)

The gig economy is growing at a pace faster than some might have imagined. And driving it forward are freelancers who are redefining the modern workspace. Not all of these people are gravitating to freelancing for the same reasons. A new infographic created by LinkedIn ProFinder and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) reveals there are five different types of freelancers in the gig economy ... Read More »