David Chao, global market strategist of Invesco Asia-Pacific, said the surge in the US stock markets was mainly due to the fiscal and monetary policies. The low interest rates have further lowered bond yields, offering investors an option other than equities. … [Read more...] about Policy moves buoy bourses in China, US
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The latest vehicles crash tested by European New Car Assesment Program or Euro NCAP includes new products like Skoda Kodiaq SUV, New generation Suzuki Swift, new Nissan Micra and Mini Countryman. Most of these cars faired well and the crash test results are not disappointing. The differences come in the fitment of advanced driver assistance systems. The Skoda Kodiaq is equipped as standard with an AEB system that detects pedestrians as well as other cars.Euro NCAP Secretary General, Michiel van Ratingen, said, “Euro NCAP started rewarding AEB pedestrian systems last year and we have seen a rapid uptake of the technology. We hope to see as fast an adoption of AEB systems that detect cyclists when tests of those systems form part of the rating next year.""For twenty years, Euro NCAP has been pushing manufacturers to fit new and better safety technologies: originally, such things as airbags and pre-tensioners and, nowadays, advanced driver assistance systems that will form the … [Read more...] about New gen Suzuki Swift, Skoda Kodiaq & other cars crash tested by Euro NCAP
“By supporting the handmade industry,” says Uma, “you are providing creative dignity to over 200 million artisans who are passing the art from one generation to another.” Uma’s team made six million Tsunamika dolls that were retailed across 80 countries. “For the Karuna doll, we have chosen a colour combination and material that is representative of the South. A loop has been attached that makes it utterly versatile to be used as keychains or other accessories,” says Uma. … [Read more...] about Karuna dolls spread hope and joy during the pandemic
Ayush GuptaHistory has constantly demonstrated the ability of strong brands to remain unscathed during periods of great depressions, and extreme market volatility. They decline less in value and recover faster! If you own or manage a strong brand, think about it yourself, this lesson was clear during the global financial crisis a decade ago and it will emerge even stronger now. Even with the current trends, Indian Economy is touted to grow to a $ 7 Trillion mark by 2030, with 50% of the growth coming from retail sector. This trend will be fueled by the rising middle class population of 1.2 billion citizens with sky high aspirations to improve quality of life. I anticipate the next decade to be full of action. When referring to a broad global equity index that represents large and mid-cap equity performance across 23 developed countries; it shows that during this pandemic the index fell by as much as 75% , however the equity of the top 10 brands of the world dropped only by 37% before … [Read more...] about Opinion: The next wave of growth will come from within. Make a Meaningful Difference!
“The ongoing supply chain challenges forced the brands to go for direct imports to meet the pent-up demand post-lockdown, especially in June, adding extra cost pressures,” said Navkendar Singh, Research Director, Client Devices & IPDS, IDC India. … [Read more...] about India’s smartphone shipment sees sharp drop as pandemic hits supply chain