Currency market volatility has been a consistent problem in emerging markets. Year after year, currencies are devalued in an attempt to boost economic growth but only serve to worsen external debt problems. Last year was particularly bad as we saw major declines in the Turkish lira, Argentine peso, and the
My kids rarely watch television. Now hold it on the “parent of the year” awards; they instead watch age-appropriate purchased digital movie downloads and Netflix’s kids channel. The safety net of these pre-approved, child-friendly programs in scheduled time allowances based on behavior removes my kids’ exposure to typical television commercials.
Homeowners rushed to take advantage of a sizable drop in mortgage interest rates last week, but potential buyers were unimpressed. Total mortgage application volume rose 5.3% from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. Volume was 46.5% higher than a year ago, when rates were
NEW DELHI: This multibagger stock delivered a whopping 23,000 per cent return in a decade, doubling investor money five times in last 10 years. Only once did the scrip disappoint investors: it fell 15 per cent for the year 2011. The stock is Bajaj FinanceNSE -2.13 %, India’s largest NBFC by
NEW DELHI: Media Studies is not just an exciting field in academics, but also one that offers lucrative opportunities immediately on completion of the undergraduate degree programme. All one needs is to make the right choice of specialisation and to pick the institution that has all the relevant facilities to equip one
The freelance economy — with an increasing number of gig-workers and entrepreneurs — is seeing a massive upward swing in India. With roughly 10 Mn freelancers, the country not only takes the cake for having the largest number of freelancers globally, but it also is home to an impressive growing