GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX
Dollar defies detractors with its strongest start in 5 years
The Bloomberg dollar index has climbed 1.9% since the end of December.
IBM India opens automation innovation centre in Pune
This is the company’s second automation innovation centre. The first centre was opened i...
Digital payments index to assess industry potential
The banking regulator will make the index available in the public domain from July 2020.
Economic reforms to help India draw global investors: K Balasubramanian, Citibank
India is in a sweet spot to attract global investors with many economic reforms including tax rates and consistency in policy making. Citibank's head of Corporate Banking Group K Balasubramanian, says with giant multinational companies looking for an alternative to China as a manufacturing hub to reduce the risks, India may well be the choice. Edited excerpts:
Biotech department set to work on vaccines for coronavirus
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the India chapter of the Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (CEPI) will support Indian companies aligned to the development of vaccines against the Covid-19 and other emerging infectious diseases.
Shanghai stocks dive 7.72% on virus, biggest drop since 2015
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 7.72 per cent, or 229.92 points.
Japan shares drop to 1-1/2-week low on GDP contraction, coronavirus worries
The Nikkei average declined 0.7 per cent to 23,523.24 points.
Australian shares close lower as banks weigh
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.1 per cent lower at 7,125.1.
3D Printing in Healthcare: Dubai's Newest Innovation
Dubai Health Authority has opened a 3D Printing Lab in its Innovation Centre that will provide medical professionals at DHA with patient specific anatomical...
Asian shares hover around 3-week highs on Chinese support measures
Asia's woes have yet to spread elsewhere, with Wall Street indexes scaling record highs.
Stock market bulls have gone off the rails. Again
When it’s 11 years into a massive rally and share values soar by $1 trillion in two weeks, skeptics come out of the woodwork.
China shares end higher as central bank calms virus fears
The onshore yuan was trading 0.45 per cent firmer at 6.9905 per dollar as of 0730 GMT
Share market update: Nifty Energy Index up; BPCL rises 5%
The Nifty Energy index was trading 1.14 per cent up at 15,124.80.
Brave New World: Baltic Dry index sinks to all time low; potential glut for oil market
WTI fell below $50/bbl for the first time in more than a year.
Can institutions of higher learning help in creating a sustainable future?
International collaborations between academics, researchers, global institutions and non-profit foundations engaged in study and practice on related areas, can increase the potential to study previously unexplored approaches, and potential funding sources for research and initiatives related to sustainability.
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