#Finance

53 minutes ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US House of Representatives on Saturday passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The stimulus plan seeks to help more than 11 million unemployed people
  • Parents of children under the age of 18 will receive a year of monthly benefits
  • The bill promises a $110 grant for small businesses

1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Kristalina Georgieva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria on August 13, 1953. (PTI Photo)

  • Kristalina Georgieva has served as the Managing Director for the IM since October 1, 2019
  • She served as the CEO of the World Bank Group from January 2017 to September 2019
  • Georgieva began her career in public service as an environmental economist at the World Bank in 1993

2 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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23 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Here's an analysis of what actually led to the market downfall. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • Indian markets recorded the worst single-day fall in nearly 10 months on Friday
  • Rise in bond yields and US-Syria tensions are the prime reasons behind the fall
  • Banking, Financial and Telecom sectors suffered major setbacks

2 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
GameStop is one of few surviving chain of video game retail stores in US (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The US-based company sells electronic gadgets including gaming consoles and CDs
  • GameStop closed at $91.74
  • GameStop had been struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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  • Money pundits say that one should have at least six months salary in an emergency corpus
  • The key things while getting a loan is the tenure of repayment and interest rates
  • Few quick ways to get a loan could be borrowing from your employer, or a personal loan from the bank

4 days ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ONGC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by L&T and Bajaj Finance. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • After touching a high of 50,128.85 in early trade, the 30-share BSE index was trading 260.39 points
  • After a similar movement, the broader NSE Nifty was quoting 81.50 points
  • Foreign institutional investors offloaded shares worth Rs 893.25 crore

20 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Congress faces the molecular problem of attracting funding for their party.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@RahulGandhi)

  • The party has governments in just six states
  • Majority of corporate donations are unsurprisingly directed towards the political party in power, BJP
  •  Financial stability and backup are among the key issues that are discussed at top Congress party meetings

19 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Bitcoin emerged as an attractive option for investors with an appetite for the exotic. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The Bitcoin market is now worth $1.002 trillion
  • The cryptocurrency vaulted higher after New York bank BNY Mellon and MasterCard announced plans to support it 
  • And US software firm MicroStrategy announced plans to sell convertible bonds in order to buy more bitcoin

18 Feburary.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The wage increases will lift Walmart's US employee average wage to above $15 per hour. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@walmart)

  • Walmart will ramp up investments on automation and supply chain improvements
  • It will boost wages for some 425,000 US workers
  • The company projected capital spending of $14 billion in fiscal 2022