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Acer eyes a larger pie of booming gaming PC sales in 2020

Harish K. Kohli, President and Managing Director, Acer India Pvt Ltd Despite the economic slowdown, demand for gaming PCs is on the rise in the country. It is driven by the shift from mobile gaming to PC gaming, faster internet speeds at lower tariffs and affordable gaming products. Acer India intends to ride this demand wave and grow unit sales ... Read More »

How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost

New research from the United Kingdom suggests that people who play in a brass band experience a wide array of mental and physical health benefits — partly from playing an instrument, and, in part, thanks to the feeling of inclusion in a group. Share on PinterestBeing in a brass band could bring you many physical and mental health benefits, recent ... Read More »

Improving Our Educational Standing In The World Means Doubling-Down On What Works

As any business leader will tell you, we live in a global world. We know today’s students will one day compete in it when they enter the workplace. That’s why U.S. scores released this week on an international exam are so troubling. The performance of America’s 15-year-olds in math on the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was below ... Read More »

30 Under 30 In Finance 2020: The Top Young Traders, Dealmakers and Financial Innovators

The top young financial minds can be found these days at buyout shops, hedge funds and investment banks, as well as innovative companies that do everything from facilitate payments to lend cryptocurrency. The rise of private equity and new financial technologies can especially be seen on this year’s 30 Under 30 Finance list. The rising stars of finance are working ... Read More »

Deals Buzz: Ujjivan Small Finance Bank raises capital in pre-IPO round

Mumbai: Mint brings you your dose of the top deals news, reported from newsrooms across the country Ujjivan Small Finance Bank raises capital in pre-IPO round Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has raised ₹250 crore in a pre-initial public offering (IPO) round led by India Infoline (IIFL) group’s funds, a private equity fund of Avendus Capital and Akash Bhanshali of Enam Group, Mint reported. The pre-IPO ... Read More »

KPMG in India, NIIT launch ‘KPMG NIIT Finance Academy’

New Delhi: KPMG in India and NIIT Ltd on Thursday said they have entered into an exclusive partnership to launch ‘KPMG NIIT Finance Academy’ in India for building skills and talent for finance professionals. Designed as a centre for future skills in finance, the academy will offer futuristic programs in finance to fresh graduates and experienced finance professionals to address ... Read More »

US, EU health care giants jump at opportunities in China during import expo

SHANGHAI – Some of the world’s largest medical and health care companies are stepping up their bets on the Chinese market, regardless of slowing economic growth and trade tensions. At this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai, health care giants such as AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Thermo Fisher Scientific unveiled massive floor displays to promote their products in the Chinese market. The companies are looking ... Read More »

Backed by decline in finance cost, Flipkart trims loss

The filings state that the company has managed to achieve a 63% reduction in losses from Rs 46,895 crore ($6.6 billion) in 2018 to Rs 17,231 crore ($2.42 billion) for FY19. Flipkart group, the e-commerce behemoth’s holding company based in Singapore has reported a 42% increase in group revenue in FY 19, according to regulatory filings accessed by business intelligence platform ... Read More »

mario alessiani blends italian craft with technology in gadget collection

designer mario alessiani took intricate craftsmanship into the tech world with the soul_tech collection. made of three different one-off pieces, the gadgets are designed to reference italian tradition in everyday technology, veering off from using plastics or mass production for the creation of appealing objects. the elegant collection includes a bluetooth speaker, a wireless charger for smartphones and a touch screen pen. the designer created the ... Read More »

Indiabulls Housing Finance to exit developer loan segment in next 3-5 years

Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBH) will exit the risk-laden developer loan, or commercial real estate segment, in the next three to five years as it rejigs business strategy after the Reserve Bank of India turned down the mortgage lender’s proposed merger with Lakshmi Vilas Bank. “We have to run down builder loans over the next three to five years and make ... Read More »