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Nirmala Sitharaman gets finance ministry, Amit Shah home as Modi 2.0 portfolios announced

Former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed as the new finance minister with former home minister Rajnath Singh getting the defence portfolio in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet. Amit Shah will be the new home minister. Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar will helm the Ministry of External Affairs, a press statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Former textile ... Read More »

What stocks analysts are betting on, as exit polls predict Modi 2.0

Indian markets today gave a thumbs-up to exit poll predictions, with Sensex surging over 950 points. Most exit polls predict a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ruling BJP and its allies expected to get a comfortable majority. The broader markets also participated in today’s rally with both BSE midcap and smallcap index surging 2%. The actual results ... Read More »

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank appoints Nitin Chugh as MD, CEO from Dec 1

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, a subsidiary of the listed entity Ujjivan Financial Services, on May 17 announced the appointment of Nitin Chugh as its MD and CEO for a period of three years with effect from December 1, 2019. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved Chugh’s appointment, Ujjivan Financial Services said in a BSE filing. “This appointment comes ... Read More »

Gold prices under pressure as US economy shows strength

Last week, the entire commodity complex was hit hard after the Fed’s comments dashed hopes of interest rate cuts in the coming months which boosted the dollar to higher levels. Precious Metals closed this week in the red with Gold prices falling 1 percent and Silver prices ended with 2.3 percent losses. Base metals complex tracking global cues too ended ... Read More »

Yes Bank picks Deutsche India’s Ravneet Gill as Rana Kapoor successor

Yes Bank has received RBI’s approval to appoint Ravneet Gill as the MD CEO. (Image: Facebook) Private sector lender Yes Bank Thursday named Ravneet Singh Gill, currently heading Deutsche Bank India, as the managing director and chief executive to succeed Rana Kapoor, whose term ends on January 31. The Reserve Bank had last September asked Rana Kapoor, who is one ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty jumps 1%; Heads up as 45 stocks hit 52-week low this week

The Indian market which started on a somber note managed to push the index back above crucial resistance levels in the week gone by, which was largely positive for the bulls. The Nifty50 reclaimed its crucial resistance level of 10,900 and closed the week with gains of 1.04 percent. Similarly, the S&P BSE Sensex reclaimed 36,000 and closed 1.05 percent ... Read More »

Discovery looks to create a ‘golf Netflix’ with coaching videos from Tiger Woods as the centerpiece

Watch CNBC’s full interview with Tiger Woods   9:53 AM ET Wed, 28 Nov 2018 | 16:36 Will people pay to have Tiger Woods as a golf coach? Discovery, which just struck a multiyear global content collaboration deal with the 14-time major championship winner, is betting the answer to that question is yes. GolfTV, a new digital streaming service jointly created ... Read More »

Stocks Struggle as Trade Hopes Fade; Pound Rises: Markets Wrap

Stocks in Europe struggled on Monday after Asian shares declined as optimism over a potential U.S.-China trade deal receded. Treasuries climbed, while the pound strengthened ahead of a U.K. cabinet meeting. Automakers and financial services companies were among the biggest decliners in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, with futures on the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 falling alongside those in ... Read More »

Asian stocks fragile as trade tensions escalate

Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday after Wall Street peers finished weaker, hurt by fresh worries about the US-China trade war and were on track for their biggest October decline since the 2008 financial crisis. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 0.1 percent, tracking falls in US stocks. The index has fallen more than 12 percent ... 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 »