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Dow ends volatile November with more than 150-point rally on hopes of a US- China trade deal at G-20

Stocks closed a volatile month with strong gains on Friday on renewed bets the U.S. and China could strike a deal on trade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 199.62 points to close at 25,538.46. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both gained 0.8 percent to close at 2,760.17 and 7,330.54, respectively. Stocks wobbled for most of the session until ... Read More »

More Than Half of Small Business Owners Expect Revenue Growth, TD Bank Reports

Optimism is high among small business owners, with revenue and staff growth on the mind of many in the U.S. This was one of the findings of TD Bank’s annual Small Business Survey, which found 53% of small businesses planned to grow in 2018, up from 46% in 2017. The number of small business owners planning to recruit more staff increased ... Read More »

More than 100 stocks above Rs10K crore market cap trading above 200-DMA; time to buy?

The Nifty50 flirted with its long-term moving average which is also known as 200-day moving average (DMA) in the past week but there are as many as 126 stocks in the large and midcap space with a market capitalisation of more than Rs 10,000 crore which are trading just above this crucial level as on 5th April. When the Nifty ... Read More »

25 Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Small Business More Profitable

Small businesses can struggle with profitability for a number of different reasons. They keep prices too low. They focus more on big picture ideas than real consumers. They have way, way too many expenses. The list goes on and on. But even if your business doesn’t make a lot of money early on, the goal should eventually be to sustain ... Read More »

After Tencent and Ctrip, Bank of East Asia eyes more partners for virtual banking

Bank of East Asia, which has teamed up with internet giant Tencent Holdings and online travel provider Ctrip, is seeking more tech partners to develop its virtual banking services, according to deputy chief executive Adrian Li Man-kiu. Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the city’s central bank, which is aggressively pushing the local banking sector to develop fintech, plans to issue its ... Read More »

There’s a reason many more Indians might want to read the works of Clarice Lispector

It was in the year 1943, at the age of 23, that Clarice Lispector published her first novel, and on the suggestion of Lúcio Cardoso, whom she was in love with, titled with a line from Joyce: Near to the Wild Heart. And just like first loves are often followed by greater, more intense loves, Lispector’s masterpieces came later, but in ... Read More »

Why do Indian online shoppers trust Flipkart more than Amazon? This survey has the answers

At least on one front, homegrown Flipkart appears to be inching ahead in its fierce battle against American e-commerce major Amazon. Indian shoppers trust Flipkart as a brand more than Amazon, according to a recent survey by e-commerce advisory firm Redseer Management Consulting, which polled 7,500 respondents across 30 cities between July and September 2017. The survey rates the companies ... Read More »

Small Business Headlines from Xero, Paypal, Shopify and More

When it comes to your business’s finances, there are so many different tools for you to consider. So it can be a big help when the tools you already use integrate with one another to make the whole process easier. Recently, Xero announced improved integration with PayPal. And Shopify also added a partnership that could help merchants with their finances. ... Read More »

China’s Tencent becomes more valuable company than Facebook

China’s social media and video game giant Tencent became more valuable company than Facebook on Tuesday. Tencent’s Hong Kong-listed shares have doubled in value this year, and on Monday it became the first Asian company with a market capitalisation of half a trillion dollars. By the end of the trading day on Tuesday, Tencent’s outstanding shares were worth a combined ... Read More »

WHO’S MORE CONFIDENT THAN EVER IN BUSINESS? WOMEN

When Courtney Folk applied to work at her in-laws’ company, Textile Restorations, she almost didn’t get hired. Even after joining the team, most of her ideas were brushed aside, deemed too outlandish. But Folk had a vision. Fifteen years later, she’s the president of the revamped Atlanta-based fabric restoration business with over 200 employees. So what changed? For one, she ... Read More »