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Investment planning: How to make your portfolio work in troubled times

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Investment planning: How to make your portfolio work in troubled times

How to ensure your portfolios works for you in these troubled times As an investor, you may have noticed that the gains accrued in 2017 was wiped out in 2018 ( if the holdings were pre-dominantly in small and midcap mutual funds and shares). And in 2019, till date, the BSE Sensex has delivered an absolute return…

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Google Makes $600-Million Investment to Expand Oklahoma Data Centre

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Google Makes $600-Million Investment to Expand Oklahoma Data Centre

As part of its plan to invest $13 billion (roughly Rs. 91,000 crores) in building new data centres and offices in over a dozen states in the US this year, Google has announced a fresh investment of $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,200 crores) to expand its data centre in Pryor, a city in Oklahoma. The…

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Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

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Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

AS YOU KNOW the online circulation of misinformation including doctored images, memes and videos has reached epidemic proportions in recent years. Ever more bizarre conspiracy theories, with absolutely no basis in scientific fact, continue to do the rounds. These include claims that vaccines cause autism, that fluoride in our drinking water is dangerous and that…

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Jet Airways slips to record lows after Hinduja, Etihad halt investment plans

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Jet Airways slips to record lows after Hinduja, Etihad halt investment plans

New Delhi: Shares of debt-laden Jet Airways slipped to a record low on Tuesday after Mint reported that Hinduja Group and Etihad Airways PJSC may not proceed with plans to resurrect Jet Airways, dealing a severe blow to efforts aimed at rescuing the airline that has suspended flights for nearly two months. Jet shares slumped as much as…

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BSP leader tries to get MBA paper leaked for girlfriend, lands in Aligarh jail; lover absconding

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BSP leader tries to get MBA paper leaked for girlfriend, lands in Aligarh jail; lover absconding

BSP leader Feroz Alam a.k.a. Raja has admitted that he wanted to get the paper leaked to help his girlfriend, who is pursuing the MBA course. BSP leader told the Uttar Pradesh Police that he had promised his lover that he could get the examination paper  |  Photo Credit: ANI Aligarh: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday…

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Meet The MBA Students Running Top Industry Events—From FinTech To Startups In Hong Kong

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Meet The MBA Students Running Top Industry Events—From FinTech To Startups In Hong Kong

Putting together a successful industry event can be the making of a manager. Decisiveness, organization, communication, delegation—event planning takes all of the skills that make a leader, and putting them to the test in a dynamic business environment can be the making of a successful career. On the MBA at CityU, students get to experience this…

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This Blockchain Entrepreneur Is Using Her MBA To Launch A New Business Venture

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This Blockchain Entrepreneur Is Using Her MBA To Launch A New Business Venture

It was a chance opportunity to attend a hackathon while working as an IT consultant that first sparked Rebecca Wald’s interest in entrepreneurship. “I couldn’t really code—I did it at university but I was pretty useless—but I organized the development of the team and we actually won every single prize,” she recalls. “The event changed…

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University of Kentucky to Launch an MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

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University of Kentucky to Launch an MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

New MBA concentration to launch this fall The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has announced plans to launch an MBA concentration in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation. The concentration will include four elective classes: Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation, New Venture Finance, Intellectual Property & Commercialization and Entrepreneurship and a Capstone course. Students…

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Going From Family Business In India To An MBA In China

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Going From Family Business In India To An MBA In China

This story was originally published in a book written by BusinessBecause editor Marco De Novellis, in collaboration with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). It was after the Partition of India, and the dissolution of the British Raj in 1947, when a young man cycled 265 miles south from Lahore in northern Pakistan to…

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The ‘Queen of Raw’ is working to make the fashion industry more sustainable

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The ‘Queen of Raw’ is working to make the fashion industry more sustainable

She’s known as the “Queen of Raw,” and she’s on a mission to make the world a less wasteful place. Entrepreneur Stephanie Benedetto, whose family has been in the fashion and textiles business for more than 100 years. Benedetto aims to make the fashion industry more sustainable for future generations by fighting a massive waste…

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MBA Application: 4 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Applying In Round 3 (Or 4!)

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MBA Application: 4 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Applying In Round 3 (Or 4!)

It’s common practice for airlines to oversell the seats available on each flight. Knowing passengers will cancel, it’s important to fill as many seats as possible with reliable participants, to ensure a cost-efficient flight. MBA programs, in the final round of applications, undergo a similar process, according to Pascal Michels, director of MBA admissions at IESE…

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In Asia, You Have To Network To Succeed—An MBA Could Help You Do It

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In Asia, You Have To Network To Succeed—An MBA Could Help You Do It

This month, Hong Kong’s stock market overtook Japan’s to become the third-most valuable in the world, behind only the United States and China, with the market value of the companies listed in the city totalling almost $6 trillion. This upswing in investment is a great attraction for aspiring business leaders who want a part to play in…

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How An MBA Can Open Doors To A Career In Finance

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How An MBA Can Open Doors To A Career In Finance

Silvio graduated MIP’s FTMBA in 2008 and is now a director at Mastercard in New York. 84% of MBA alumni say the skills they developed during their degree helped them advance in their career. Over 60% say they couldn’t have obtained their current job without their MBA. Silvio Piserchia is one such alum. He graduated from the full-time…

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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

I was the match. My father had been diagnosed a few months ago with a potentially fatal leukemia, and it turned out my biology made me the best potential donor of the cells that could give him a better chance at survival. “I’m sorry I have to make you do this,” he said over the…

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