Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears


  As global markets are witnessing a slowdown and ongoing trade war between US and China, on the other hand, changes in US tax policy are expected to contain the damage, which may affect the US economic outlook in the future. After much speculation however on expected changes in the US tax policy front, PresidentContinue reading “Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears”

Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

India’s Domestic Air Cargo Witnessing Unprecedented Growth on Ecommerce Push


Domestic air cargo traffic in #India is on a growth spree with increasing demand from #ecommerce companies. The sector has been witnessing double digit growth ranging from 21-25% in 6 out of last 14 months. Bengaluru, Hyderabad and New Delhi airports are experiencing sharpest growth with Delhi’s traffic growing at the rate of 42.2% in MayContinue reading “India’s Domestic Air Cargo Witnessing Unprecedented Growth on Ecommerce Push”

Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break


The federal government of Australia will roll back the tax break that was extended to small businesses from January 1 onwards. Earlier, the small businesses were allowed a $6,500 instant asset write-off which will now be brought down to $1,000 only. The news has been confirmed by Small Business Minister Bruce Billson’s office to whichContinue reading “Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break”

Top 3 – Global News


1. Ukraine: Prime Minister Mykola Azarov is pinning its hopes on Russia after they received a financial bailout from the country. The activists from opposition are however claiming that this will not serve the Ukraine’s priority of looking for a solution to its economic troubles and will invariably make Ukraine more dependent on Russia. 2. Sudan:Continue reading “Top 3 – Global News”

The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India


The Economist summed up the reason behind the gold craze of an Indian individual saying: “At the individual level, then, the gold craze makes sense. But in aggregate it is a disaster for India. Imports of bullion impose a massive strain on its balance of payments—amounting to $54 billion in the year to March 2013.”Continue reading “The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India”

#Microsoft is going to buy #Nokia mobile phone unit for 5.4Bn #Euros #business #globalannal #technology


  Both Microsoft and Nokia’s bosses say it’s a win-win deal for both organizations. Nokia’s Patents and Mapping services have also been licensed to Microsoft. Share prices of Nokia have jumped 45% after the news of the deal broke out. Source: BBC

#Eurozone #Factory #output in august expands beyond estimates #business #globalannal #stockmarkets


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#Japanese #Government urged to step in and halt #Fukushima leaks as #Power company responsible has failed #globalannal #Nuclear #News


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Take Cues for your HR woes from real-time data and forecast trends – The way forward in HR practices


In the latest update in field of Human Resource Management in India, companies are developing HR analytics to provide them with relevant insights into the coming attrition rate, the reasons causing such attrition, when is the best time to give salary hikes and how to retain talent within the organization.   Much of the jargonContinue reading “Take Cues for your HR woes from real-time data and forecast trends – The way forward in HR practices”