At the substantive level, the agreement stipulates that ‘China shall ensure’ that its purchases meet the $200 billion figure by 2021. The conflict with the US and western powers is also about intellectual property. According to the current deal, China would also open up for imports of manufactured goods, energy items and agriculture commodities. China is also expected to restrain its companies from acquisitions, intended to acquire technology and, thereby, cooperate with the US respecting intellectual property and address the issue of counterfeiting. … [Read more...] about Trade | How real is the truce in the US-China trade war?
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Most global wealth disparities are related to gender inequities: Women own half the wealth of men, which is largely due to unpaid care work, the “hidden engine that keeps the wheels of our economies, businesses and societies moving,” says Amitabh Behar, CEO of Oxfam India. You only need to know six galling facts: … [Read more...] about 6 galling statistics about wealth inequality that show how women are paying the price
The Budget expectations are high and varied, with many sectors seeking support to bolster business and consumer confidence. On the other hand, the government is fiscally constrained, hemmed in by comparatively lower tax revenues. But the challenge to turn around the economy remains. In this scenario, we expect the finance minister to loosen the purse strings a little, at the cost of expanding the fiscal deficit by 0.3-0.5 percent, and lend a hand to all sections of the economy, including traders and investors. … [Read more...] about Stocks want to fly higher. Budget 2020 can just lend a hand
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Shinco, the Indian LED TV brand by Videotex International is offering huge discounts - up to Rs 8,000 - on their big size 4K Smart TV's that comes equipped with UNIWALL - UI, during the Amazon’s “The Great Indian Sale”. Shinco 4K Smart TVs will be available starting at a price of Rs 22,499. … [Read more...] about Republic Day: TV makers plan big offers to catch up on lost sales