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Modi’s new government formation, GDP data likely to drive market this week

Mumbai: The formation of the new government at the Centre along with GDP data and derivatives expiry will dictate the trends of the Indian equity market in the coming week. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which comprehensively won the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, will soon form the new government and appoint key Union Ministers. “Now the focus of the market should be on economic growthcycle besides ... Read More »

Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. GDP Revisions and Other Data

The U.S. Commerce Department releases personal consumption data this week,a measure of household spending on everything from hospital stays to groceries. PHOTO: SCOTT OLSON/GETTY IMAGES In the week ahead, the U.S. Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product revisions and July personal-income figures. Overseas, Brazil will see second-quarter gross domestic product data and China will release factory-activity numbers. Wednesday: The Commerce Department ... Read More »

Nykaa, Aye Finance raise funding; ecommerce to see higher cross-border data transfer

The Walmart-Flipkart deal, the biggest in India’s ecommerce sector so far, has thrown up a few pertinent questions on data and the privacy of around 100 million Indian online shoppers. With the two large e-tailers Amazon and Flipkart controlling a whopping 75 percent of the market, the data of a significant number of shoppers will now be subject to cross-border ... Read More »

The Importance of Data in Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Your influencer marketing campaigns could really miss the mark if you don’t look at the right data. Small Business Trends recently ran into Atul Singh, founder and CEO of The Shelf at Influencer Marketing Days in New York City’s Times Square. The Shelf is a marketing agency that offers services and technology to brands looking to build campaigns around influencers. At the event, Singh discussed the ... Read More »

QuickBooks Financing Platform Leverages Your Data for Funding

Never heard of QuickBooks Financing before? Well, this is a marketplace of small business finance products that cover the full spectrum of credit offerings including Small Business Administration loans, lines of credit, short and long term loans and peer-to-peer loans. To date, QuickBooks financing claims that it has helped more than 628 million QuickBooks customers to access financing. How QuickBooks Financing ... Read More »

Government To Launch National Data Repository On June 28

New Delhi: The government will next week launch India’s maiden National Data Repository (NDR) that will assimilate, preserve and upkeep country’s vast sedimentary data for future use in oil and gas exploration and production. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will on June 28 launch the NDR, which will aid India to switch over to an open ... Read More »

Asia Stocks Firm As Upbeat US, European Data Boosts Confidence

Japan’s Nikkei gained 1 percent to top the psychologically important 20,000-point level. Tokyo: Asian stocks edged up on Friday and the dollar bounced from recent lows as upbeat data on U.S. manufacturing and employment and buoyant European factory growth boosted investor optimism. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.1 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei gained 1 percent ... Read More »

GDP Data Today, India To Remain Fastest Growing Economy: 10 Points

India likely remained the fastest growing major economy in the world last quarter. HIGHLIGHTS Lower interest rates have helped support economic growth, say economists Economists predict Indian economy grew 7.1% annually in March quarter Factory and services activity expanded for most of the first quarter of 2 India likely remained the fastest growing major economy in the world last quarter, ... Read More »

FCC to vote to reform $45 billion business data market

Ajit Pai, Chairman of U.S Federal Communications Commission, delivers his keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others. ... Read More »

Asian shares slip in holiday-thinned trade, focus turns to U.S. data

Asian shares struggled on Thursday after a lacklustre performance on Wall Street, with investors looking to U.S. economic data later in the day for potential catalysts even as markets started winding down ahead of the holidays. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS erased early modest gains and slipped 0.3 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei stock index .N225 was ... Read More »