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New To The Finance Field? 10 Industry Pros Offer Tips For Young Executives

Today’s finance professionals are entering the workforce at a difficult time. New technology and currencies are rising, the market is in flux, and the economy is increasingly global, making it difficult for them to settle into their careers. To feel grounded, these workers might consider seeking guidance from a seasoned pro. That’s why we asked the experts of Forbes Finance Council for ... Read More »

Election week: the policy-issues opinion gap between social media and news

Climate change and tax are the two topics receiving the most discussion in both the news and social media in the final week of the election campaign, according to analysis by media monitoring firm Meltwater. But their ordering is different across the platforms, with social media most interested in climate change, while news media focus most on tax. What people ... Read More »

The OnePlus 7 Pro has a 90Hz screen, three cameras, and costs $669

Following countless leaks and more than a few promotional advertisements, OnePlus has announced its latest smartphone — actually, it announced two. The first is the familiar-looking OnePlus 7, which will be available later this year in select markets. But the central focus is the all-new OnePlus 7 Pro, which is available this week everywhere OnePlus phones are sold, including on ... Read More »

Venice floods show Europe needs sustainable finance to avoid disaster

In November last year, high winds combined with a seasonal high tide put much of Venice under water as well as causing the devastating loss of life and destruction elsewhere in Italy. The Venetian floods had a high cost both to the local economy and to priceless cultural heritage including St Mark’s Basilica. Work to install innovative underwater flood barriers ... Read More »

Indiabulls Housing Finance falls 2% post Moody’s corporate family rating

Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance slipped more than 2 percent intraday Monday after Moody’s initiated the corporate family rating at Ba1. The international rating agency Moody’s has initiated the corporate family rating of Indiabulls Housing Finance at ‘Ba1’ with stable outlook. At 09:56 hrs Indiabulls Housing Finance was quoting at Rs 680.05, down Rs 16.35, or 2.35 percent on the BSE. The ... Read More »

Mother’s Day 2019: Gift These Gadgets to Your Tech-Savvy Mom

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it is obvious to think of presents that you can gift to your mom on Mother’s Day. While there are many gifts that can make Mother’s Day special for your moms, one always thinks about that perfect Mother’s Day gift. And for all the hard work and love that she does all the time, ... Read More »

Finance panel to reconcile data for its report

Amid a cloud over the credibility of India’s key economic statistics, the 15th Finance Commission  has said that it will reconcile data from various public sources to come up with its own conclusion of a reliable economic data. This was stated by N K Singh, Chairman of the Commission, during a two-day meeting with the Governor of Reserve Bank of India  ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Godrej group plans to foray into financial services business

The Godrej group is looking to enter the financial services business as the company sees a big opportunity in the sector after the liquidity situation is seen easing, sources told CNBC-TV18. The 121-year-old conglomerate, which is present in businesses ranging from real estate to locks to soaps, is planning to launch the financial services business this year, starting with home ... Read More »

ICRA downgrades Yes Bank, Anil Ambani’s Reliance Home Finance, Commercial Finance ratings

For the Anil Ambani-run Reliance Home Finance, where the agency has an outstanding rating on a Rs 1,200 crore commercial paper program, the rating has been downgraded to junk grade of D from A4 with rating watch on negative implications. Private sector lender Yes Bank had a double-whammy Saturday after domestic rating agency Icra downgraded its long-term ratings along with ... Read More »

Best Star Wars toys and gadgets for your office

Are you a Star Wars nerd who is looking for any and every excuse to buy a BB-8-themed desktop lamp for your office desk? Well, it’s officially Star Wars Day on May 4, so there really is no better time to geek out and decorate your workspace in all-things Jedi or Vader-related. There are plenty of discounts to be found ... Read More »