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By Loknath Das On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Hong Kong central bank unmoved as currency hits 33-year low

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday it had no immediate plans to issue bills to prop up the local dollar until it hit the limits of its trading band but warned that it had More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Costly loans beckon as Rotich commits to rate cap law repeal

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich. FILE PHOTO | NMG The Treasury has committed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it will repeal or reform the 18-month-old law capping interest rates in what could More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Bitcoin Prices Fall As South Korea Seeks To Ban Cryptocurrency Exchanges

HIGHLIGHTS South Korea is a big market for bitcoin, ethereum trading South Korea’s plan to ban bitcoin trading triggers its fall Bitcoin price has been falling consistently since 5 days COMMENTS Bitcoin More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

As the year of digital revolution in banking comes to an end, what lies ahead?

2017! The year began with cash crunch post demonetisation that ultimately led to a year of digital banking and payments breakthrough which was followed by proliferation of digital payment channels, and players More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Rupee falls 14 paise to 64.52 as RBI keeps rates unchanged, raises inflation forecast

The rupee weakened further by 14 paise to close at 64.52 against the US dollar after the Reserve Bank decided to keep rates unchanged and raised the inflation forecast on Wednesday. Besides, heavy capital outflows More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, December 4th, 2017

How Marketing Must Evolve as Smart Devices Impact the Industry

Each December, Fjord nails its colors to the mast with a report detailing what we predict will be important in the year ahead. Our new 2018 Trends report (out on Dec. 12), includes a focus on why forward-thinking More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Outcry as Afghanistan moves to ban WhatsApp and Telegram

Journalists, media groups and users of social media in Afghanistan have accused the government of censorship after it moved to block the WhatsApp and Telegram messaging services. The editor of one of the country’s More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Expect lay-offs in IT companies as job market to shrink in the next two quarters: Survey

Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation, a survey found out. According More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Stock market starts off strong as Sensex surges, Nifty regains 10k mark

The market made a strong start today as the benchmark Sensex surged 111 points, mainly driven by domestic investors and aided by positive Asian shares. Moreover, the broader NSE Nifty reclaimed the key 10,000 level. Extending More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 25th, 2017

PM Modi Forms Economic Council, Appoints Bibek Debroy As Chief

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up a economic advisory council, the government said on Monday, as concerns grow about a slowdown in Asia’s third largest economy. The new council, headed by More...