India is keen to advance talks with the European Union (EU) towards an agreement on investment facilitation and protection for mutually beneficial outcome, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. The minister also emphasised on the need for proportional and simultaneous discussions on both trade and investment so that the two sides have
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The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) is setting up two online platforms for selling distressed assets under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, opening up markets for soured debt involving resolution plans, interim finance and liquidation assets. The move will likely unlock big opportunities amid lockdown restrictions. This will likely make life easy for both
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ljubaphoto | E+ | Getty Images New $1,400 stimulus checks are aimed at helping millions of Americans weather the financial difficulties from the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the legislation that authorized those payments has one big caveat: The funds could be garnished for overdue unpaid debts. That goes for private debts, such as medical bills or
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Medical staff watch and advise walk-in patients who received their COVID-19 vaccination at a pop-up clinic at Western International High School on April 12, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images As U.S. Covid cases rise, the country is also administering vaccine shots at the swiftest pace ever. Cases are on the rise
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A shopper browsing through secondhand clothes at a pop-up swap event in Singapore. CATHERINE LAI | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The future of physical stores has been called into question by the coronavirus pandemic, but experts believe the key to survival will be reinvention. For some time now, retailers have tried to attract
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The view from Northrop Grumman’s MEV-2 spacecraft as it approached to dock with Intelsat satellite IS-10-02. Intelsat Two aerospace firms accomplished an industry first on Monday, as a small Northrop Grumman spacecraft docked successfully with an active Intelsat satellite to provide service and extend its life. Intelsat’s IS-10-02 satellite is nearly 18 years old, and
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Bochnia Hospital paramedics wear protective equipment as they transport a patient suffering of COVID-19 to a local hospital on March 17, 2021 in Bochnia, Poland. Omar Marques | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Monday the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic is now “growing exponentially,” with more than 4.4 million new
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Since launching more than a decade ago, robo-advisors–online investment services that offer financial advice driven by algorithms–have grown into an industry that managed $460 billion in 2020. That’s a 30% increase compared to 2019. Some analysts predict robo-advising will become a $1.2 trillion industry by 2024. “Investors historically have had two options when it comes
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