Business & Finance

  • money 3 days 4 hours ago
    • Most people look only at the returns that an investment vehicle gives.
    • It is, however, important to consider the taxation rules as well since this will reduce the overall returns.
    • Here’s a look at some of these.
  • money 1 week 4 days ago
    • Car loans are usually 3 to 5 year loans.
    • When making a choice be sure to look at different parameters of loan apart from interest rate.
  • money 1 week 4 days ago
    • Typically mutual fund schemes diversify.
    • But some schemes’ mandate—or some fund managers’ preference—is to hold a concentrated portfolio.
    • Here’s how much percentage of the corpus, schemes hold in their top 10 holdings
  • BBC News Business 3 weeks 1 day ago
    • As many as 400,000 passengers across the EU could have flights with Ryanair cancelled between now and the end of October.
    • It is not part of the EU261 entitlement," he said, referring to European passenger rights legislation covering cancelled flights.
    • However, if the new flight reroutes you via another destination, and you end up with a longer flight as a result you can still claim compensation, but at a lower rate.
    • If you are flying on a shorthaul flight, and the rerouted flight is at least two hours late, you can claim 125 euros around £110.
    • However, it has promised the details of all the cancelled flights will be on its website over the next 24 hours.
  • HBR.org 4 weeks 1 day ago
    • Professional negotiators and researchers alike hail the BATNA (Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement, or “walk away” outcome) as a negotiator’s primary source of relative power.
    • You can do four things to improve your next negotiation: First, focus on your mutual dependence, not alternatives to an agreement.
    • Professional negotiators and researchers alike hail the BATNA (Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement, or “walk away” outcome) as a negotiator’s primary source of relative power.
    • A negotiator’s BATNAbased power in these situations is virtually meaningless as would be any corresponding strategy based on the same.
    • Focusing on mutual dependence can again be helpful here, providing greater psychological power for situations where positional power (or role power) and BATNA power are absent.
  • HBR.org 1 month 1 day ago
    • Top teams need to navigate greater complexity and uncertainty than teams lower on the org chart.
    • Perhaps that’s why we found the highestperforming senior teams are those that recognize and skillfully navigate three key tensions.
    • Highperforming teams realize 10% greater market share and report 22% better performance when it comes to developing new products.
    • The best teams do not lose the focus of the external world when getting pulled into internal transformations, change, and turmoil.
    • However, the nuance that emerged from our research suggests that topperforming senior teams manage the tension between leading and directing innovation while also engaging and empowering the broader organization.
  • money 1 month 1 day ago
    • Mumbai:The BSE Sensex opened lower on Tuesday against the previous session’s closing.
    • The shares of Tata Motors, Sun Pharma and Tata Steel rose, whereas the shares of Coal India and L&T fell.
    • Around 32.35 million shares or 1.12% stake of the company changed hands in a block deal, according to a Bloomberg report.
    • However, Hong Kong dollar was up 0.19%, Japanese yen 0.08%, Singapore dollar 0.06%, Philippines peso 0.06%, Thai Baht 0.05%.
    • The dollar index, which measures the US currency’s strength against major currencies, was trading at 91.929, down 0.13% from its previous close of 92.047.
  • money 1 month 1 day ago
    • Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday weakened marginally against the US dollar, ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting.
    • At 9.15am, the rupee was trading at 64.16 a dollar, down 0.05% from its Monday’s close of 64.08.
    • The 10year bond yield was at 6.602% compared to its previous close of 6.610%.
    • However, Hong Kong dollar was up 0.19%, Japanese yen 0.08%, Singapore dollar 0.06%, Philippines peso 0.06% and Thai baht rose 0.05%.
    • The dollar index, which measures the US currency’s strength against major currencies, was trading at 91.929, down 0.13% from its previous close of 92.047.
  • Moneycontrol Business News 1 month 1 day ago
    • Reliance Group firm UNLIMIT and US IT firm IBM on Monday announced that they have entered into a partnership to jointly develop internetofthings solutions.
    • IoT solutions comprise products that can be operated using the internet from anywhere in the world like cars, air conditioners, surveillance, etc with internet connectivity.
    • "IBM and UNLIMIT will cocreate IoT solutions for specific industry verticals, including automotive, insurance, utilities, and industrial automation," both the companies said in a joint statement.
    • UNLIMIT and IBM are also developing IoT solutions for implementation across Reliance Group companies addressing key segments such as – user based insurance (Reliance General Insurance), asset and vehicle Tracking (Reliance Commercial Finance), tower monitoring (Reliance Communications) and transformer maintenance (BSES and Reliance Energy), the statement said.
    • As part of the collaboration, IBM will provide its Watson IoT Platform to collect and connect data, including sensor data, from devices.
  • Moneycontrol Business News 1 month 1 day ago
    • Aiming to make REITs and InvITs more attractive to investors, capital markets regulator Sebi on Monday relaxed norms to allow these trusts to raise funds by issuing debt securities.
    • This will be allowed for REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and InvITs (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) which are listed on national stock exchanges.
    • The Sebi board has decided to have further consultations with the stakeholders on a proposal to allow REITs to invest at least 50 per cent stake in the underlying holding company.
    • Sebi has also decided to amend the definition of 'valuer' for both REITs and InvITs.
    • Regarding REITs, Sebi has allowed 'strategic investors' like registered NBFC, scheduled commercial bank, and international multilateral financial institutions to participate in the public issues of such trusts.