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Amp Up Your Marketing on a Budget: 7 Ways to Use Free Tools to Improve Your Digital Presence

If you’re a business owner, blogger or freelancer, chances are, you engage in some form of digital marketing for your business. You probably never intended to, and you certainly weren’t trained for it, but somewhere along the line, you figured it out because you realized your business would be dead without it. Kudos for that, marketing in today’s world is no easy ... Read More »

What changed for the market ahead of Budget Day? 10 things you should not miss

The Nifty, which started on a muted note, recouped losses but failed to hold on to gains and closed near its opening levels forming an indecisive Doji kind of pattern on the daily candlestick charts. The Nifty50 which opened at 11,018 rose to an intraday high of 11,058 which made a small upper shadow, but bears quickly took control and ... Read More »

Market Live: Sensex, Nifty trade higher after budget speech, PSU bank, pharma stocks fall

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty trade higher on Thursday. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Benchmark indices traded marginally higher on Thursday after finance minister Arun Jaitley announced a long-term capital gains tax for investing in equities. BSE Sensex sank 300 points, while the Nifty 50 slipped below 11,000. Bonds were range-bound, with the rupee weakening against US dollar. Also, Jaitley in his last ... Read More »

Making sense of the Budget: Here are 10 charts that will help

The union budget is the most awaited economic exercise of the year. Thursday’s budget will be the last full budget of the Narendra Modi government before the 2019 elections. This also increases its political significance. Here are 10 charts which can help you understand the budget better. What do BE, RE and AE figures mean? The budget is not just ... Read More »

How to make the most of digital marketing on a shoestring budget

The ability to convert the leads you get is going to be the ultimate barometer of success for your startup. Procuring leads is a function your marketing team can help you with. Now you might assume that marketing a startup and relatively new brand would require a lot of money. It’s true that having the funds and resources to invest in a ... Read More »

If the US economy is going to grow faster, the US budget deficit has to rise: Strategist

Need policy action for markets to get to next level: Pro  Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | 6:07 AM ET | 02:18 The U.S. economy cannot grow faster without its budget deficit rising, either through increased spending or lower taxes, according to one investment strategist. But getting there won’t be politically easy. The “fiscal deficit has to widen. If it doesn’t widen, ... Read More »

Fall in public borrowing keeps UK on track for new 2016/17 budget goal

Britain’s budget gap narrowed last month, keeping Chancellor Philip Hammond on track to meet his new, less ambitious deficit reduction goals, but the country’s fiscal watchdog said future months would pose a tougher test. Last month Hammond formally abandoned his predecessor George Osborne’s goal to run a budget surplus by 2020, as the Office for Budget Responsibility pencilled in a ... Read More »

Australia’s budget drips with red ink, top credit rating at risk

Australia’s conservative government on Monday forecast a A$10 billion deterioration in its budget deficit over the next four years but still hoped to snatch a surplus by 2021 and forestall a damaging downgrade of its top credit rating. There have been fears the update could trigger a cut in the country’s prized triple-A rating and push up borrowing costs on ... Read More »

U.S. fiscal year budget deficit widens to $587 billion

The U.S. budget deficit widened to $587 billion for the fiscal year 2016 on slower-than-expected revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Treasury Department said on Friday. The 2016 deficit increased to 3.2 percent of gross domestic product. It was the first time the deficit increased in relation to economic output since 2009, according to ... Read More »

Nigeria may issue Chinese Panda bonds to help fund 2016 budget

Nigeria is considering a sale of Chinese Panda bonds to help fund a record budget aimed at reviving Africa’s biggest economy as it suffers a slump in global oil prices, the finance minister said on Saturday. The OPEC member, which is Africa’s No. 1 crude producer, could also dip into cash set aside for energy investment projects to help meet ... Read More »