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‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

Some of NI’s largest businesses have written to MPs urging them not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal. They say that no-deal would “result in significant damage to our export markets, supply chains, consumer spending power and the region’s competitiveness”. The letter has been organised by the employers organisation, the CBI. The [...]

March 11, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

5G’s Potential, and Why Businesses Should Start Preparing for It

5G’s Potential, and Why Businesses Should Start Preparing for It

A new Accenture survey of nearly 2,000 technology and business executives in 10 countries revealed deep uncertainty about next-generation mobile network technology, known as 5G. Few of those surveyed, for example, believe industry predictions about the dramatically improved speeds of 5G networks. And more than half don’t expect the technology will enable them to do much that they can’t [...]

March 6, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 5G’s Potential, and Why Businesses Should Start Preparing for It

Unfreezing the Business

Unfreezing the Business

In an attempt to draw business leaders, investors, industry captains, agriculturalists and economists from all over India, a two day Davos type economic conclave will be held at skiing resort Gulmarg on 27 February 2019. It would be one of the most prominent events of the year. Like World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meets, first [...]

February 17, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Unfreezing the Business

Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to report a healthy set of earnings for October-December quarter, driven by strong US business and Halol resolution. One thing to note is numbers will be on low base for the quarter. “The key drivers for the business in terms of ANDA pipeline, differentiated portfolio and regulatory compliance for the US [...]

February 12, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there are plenty of resources. Coaches, books and websites detail specific steps you should take or rules you should follow. But to be successful, you have to break the rules. You must be unapologetic about who you are and dare to be different. Here’s my advice for [...]

February 6, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

Apple said sales for the current quarter would most likely be lower than Wall Street expected, a signal that it continues to face weak demand for the iPhone, especially in China. Apple said it bought back $8.2 billion worth of shares in the quarter ended in December, less than half the $19.4 billion it purchased [...]

January 30, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

It’s Not Marriage, But Money That Keeps Most Urban Housewives Away From Starting Own Business: Study

It’s Not Marriage, But Money That Keeps Most Urban Housewives Away From Starting Own Business: Study

The last five years saw an unprecedented entrepreneurial boom in India with small to mid-scale start-ups proliferating at a dime a dozen rate. However, a new study reveals that not all men and women have benefited equally from this growth spurt which has remained largely male dominated. In a study called ‘Britannia Marie Gold Indian [...]

January 20, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on It’s Not Marriage, But Money That Keeps Most Urban Housewives Away From Starting Own Business: Study

Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Lucas Jackson | Reuters Blue Apron CEO Matthew B. Salzberg, center, celebrates with co-founders Ilia Papas, second from right, and Matt Wadiak during the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in New York, June 29, 2017. Blue Apron bounced back to over a dollar per share Friday as the stock skyrocketed for a [...]

December 30, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1, lowering its risk of getting delisted

Gold hits 6-month peak on stock sell-off, decelerating economy

Gold hits 6-month peak on stock sell-off, decelerating economy

Gold options activity explodes   11:17 AM ET Mon, 24 Dec 2018 | 07:01 Gold scaled a six-month peak on Monday as sliding stock markets and concerns about a global economic slowdown sapped risk sentiment, driving investors to seek safety in the precious metal. Spot gold gained 1 percent to $1,268.38 per ounce at 1:40 p.m. [...]

December 26, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Gold hits 6-month peak on stock sell-off, decelerating economy

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Between Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility   7:09 PM ET Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | 00:59 Investors should prepare themselves for more stock market swings as a host of “difficult crosscurrents” weigh on equities, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday as stocks traded lower. “Now that the S&P 500 has gone negative for [...]

December 9, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on the future of the retail industry   12 Hours Ago | 08:36 Walmart is doing its best to keep prices unaffected by the U.S.-China trade war, but if things escalate it could be a different story, CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday. “We worry about next spring, next summer, next fall what [...]

December 7, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford Motor, Walmart, and delivery service Postmates will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that could use automated delivery vehicles. Ford [...]

December 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery