What investors looking to diversify can look at in 2021


Domestic investors look to diversify their holdings to global assets in 2021 could consider a mix of funds that invest in emerging markets, US technology stocks, China and global energy companies. Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100, PGIM Global Equity Opportuities Fund, Edelweiss Greater China Offshore Fund and DSP World Energy Fund are among the top picks … Read more

The Mandalorian season 3: Everything we know about the Star Wars show’s future and its spinoffs

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Baby Yoda embraces the rollercoaster ride that it is life with Mando. Lucasfilm The Mandalorian, the live-action Star Wars series that introduced Baby Yoda, brought back Boba Fett and saw the return of a certain Jedi make his return, ended its second season in December. The Disney Plus show isn’t over yet though, and set up several spinoffs that’ll expand this … Read more

Build stock portfolios outside the index overseas


Mumbai: Diversify – whether at home or Stateside: That’s the prescription to make money in US stocks where valuations have reached stratospheric heights – as they have in Mumbai. The Nasdaq 100 fund yielded 52% over the last one year. It was one of the most popular funds amongst Indian investors many of whom started … Read more

Precautions Important With New Coronavirus Variant

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2020 — A new and more infectious variant of the COVID-19 virus has shown up in separate cases in Colorado and California, weeks after it first emerged in the United Kingdom. Doctors on the pandemic‘s front line say people shouldn’t panic, but should definitely adhere even … Read more

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, December 31

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The largely subdued celebrations reflect this devastating year. In the United States, more people have died from Covid-19 in 2020 than were killed in battle in World War II and Vietnam combined. And the outlook remains grim for the first few months of next year. A new forecast projects more than 80,000 could die from … Read more

Balochistan & CPEC: China’s Achilles’ Heel


Situation in Balochistan, Pakistan’s biggest province, could emerge as Achilles’ Heel for China’s mega BRI and its jewel in the crown CPEC. The progress on CPEC has reportedly slowed down due to the economic downturn, restrictions by the IMF’s bail-out programme on fresh borrowings, outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Beijing also appears hesitant to take … Read more

House price index growth continues to moderate: RBI data


Annual growth in the all-India House Price Index (HPI) continued to moderate and stood at 1.1 per cent in the second quarter of the fiscal as compared to 2.8 per cent expansion in previous quarter, according to data released by the Reserve Bank. The growth in HPI was 3.3 per cent the July-September quarter of … Read more