CCMB is India's premier research organisation centre. Asked about the progress of vaccines being developed by Indian pharmaceutical companies, Mishra said the data pertaining to Stage-I and II are yet to be published and it is expected that they may come by the end of August or first half of September. … [Read more...] about Sans proper data Russian COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy, safety unknown: CCMB Chief
Cash is no longer the king but the emperor in current times. There is a saying that goes that if you are looking for cash, look within. There are many obvious areas like receivables, inventory, sound working capital practices, capital expenditure plans, which are the usual areas when companies relook at cash practices. The difference lies in making it a culture at multiple levels or making it about reshaping certain processes and policies for reactive one-time gains. When it comes to making it a culture, sometimes it could be as simple as motivating the sales force on the one hand and on the other, treating suppliers as partners with a strategy to balance both. Similarly, while being revenue-focused is important as maintaining targets of business growth are critical, it is also paramount to balance the health of the business in terms of margins, profits, cash, etc. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact | CFO’s choices in steering companies to ride the new normal
Perhaps it is time for healthcare insurance providers to package new products to help companies find new business models and new solutions. This will in turn reduce the costs and improve healthcare for the employees. Such insurer-employer partnership models have the ability to revolutionise the structure of workplace benefits. These include reducing health plan costs and improving health through comprehensive wellness and chronic disease management, and other initiatives. The objective for such a partnership should be to help employees become highly informed consumers and proactively plan for their health and that of their families. Businesses will benefit with higher productivity and shared accountability for managing healthcare costs. … [Read more...] about How to create value with healthcare
The Redmi Note 10 listing on the AI Benchmark website was first spotted by a tipster on Weibo. The tipster has uploaded a screenshot which shows that the Redmi Note 10 with its MediaTek Dimensity 820 processor has crossed the performance scores of flagship devices like Huawei P40 Pro+ 5G, Honor 30 series, Realme X50 Pro 5G, Oppo Find X2 Pro, etc. … [Read more...] about Redmi Note 10 with Dimensity 820 spotted on AI Benchmark
To test that assumption, a few valuation multiples and profitability ratios for the US markets are compiled. In the US markets, the S&P 500 represents large caps, S&P 600 the small caps, Nasdaq 100 represents the technology sector large caps, while S&P small cap IT is self-descriptive. For the financial data, an ETF tracking the index has been used. … [Read more...] about Should US equities be the core investment in an Indian portfolio?