GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX
Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: UN
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said. But while the rate which stood at 5.4 percent last year is not expected to change much, overall jobless numbers are likely to inch up as slowing economies reduce the number of jobs available to a growing population.
6 game-changing smartphones of 2019
The year 2019 saw the launch of many smartphones. However, there were some of these which were game-chang...
European shares falter as year-end rally fades
French, British and Spanish stocks lost between 0.4 per cent and 0.8 per cent.
China stocks set to outperform Wall St in 2019 as markets shake tariff jitters
The S&P 500 has gained 28.5 per cent and Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 22.01 per cent.
European shares up as relief rally from easing Mideast worries continues
Travel and leisure stocks were the best performing sector, led by gains in major airline stocks
RBI’s dollar buying weakened Re in 2019 despite good FPI inflows
The Reserve Bank of India stepped up its dollar buying by 14 per cent in 2019.
Sensex gains 147 points, Nifty tops 12,250 amid firm global cues
Earlier in the day, Nifty rose as much as 0.78 per cent or 95.30 points to a record high of 12,311.20.
European shares tick up as Middle East tensions wane
The pan European STOXX 600 Index rose about 0.5 per cent by 0805 GMT.
Quantum Leap: New decade promises miraculous tech innovations
As the internet has helped create virtual worlds and made the life easier, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is ruling in the higher income households with self-driven cars, toys, translators among others. 2020 is likely to be a time when science fiction manifests itself in our homes and roads and skies as viable, everyday technologies.
To tackle low screening rates of cervical cancer, Aindra offers a solution at Rs 200
Offering simple, reliable yet affordable point of care systems for cervical cancer screening is the mission of Bengaluru-based Aindra system. Started in 2012, the deeptech startup's smart AI-enabled screening system, averagely priced between Rs 200-400, detects cervical cancer at an early stage, and at the very point of sample collection.
Tata Motors to showcase 26 vehicles at Auto Expo 2020, including 4 global unveils
The company is building a common connected vehicle architecture, which will serve the entire portfolio across commercial, passenger and electric vehicles to enable the extended digital ecosystem of its customers.
European shares tumble on U.S.-Iran faceoff; oil stocks near 2-month high
The pan-European STOXX 600 equity index was down 1.2 per cent by 0914 GMT.
India ranks 47th out of 56 countries in housing price appreciation: Report
The report ranked India at the 47th spot among the 56 countries/territories tracked, in terms of appreciation in residential real estate prices, with a marginal 0.6 per cent year-on-year (YoY) rise in home prices.
Share market update: FMCG shares trade higher; Tata Global rises 2%
The Nifty FMCG index was trading 0.68 per cent up at 30,095.20.
China stocks fall most in 2 weeks after Iran strike on US forces
The Shanghai Composite Index and blue-chip stocks both shed more than 1 per cent
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