On December 31, 2019, the WHO (World Health Organisation) issued an alert about several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan – the capital of Hubei Province of China. The virus was termed as Corona virus (CoV), which belongs to a family of viruses that causes illness ranging from common cold to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome. The strain has not been previously identified in humans and does not respond to any medical treatment so far. … [Read more...] about The Corona virus scare: What’s in it for investors?
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The new Pure Gold ad has that same feel-good factor, but at least at first, I also caught the whiff of something that felt like emotional extortion: Buy a six-pack, or else farmers will keep dumping chemical fertilizers into the earth! Just as when brands offer to give a backpack to a child in need of one for every backpack sold, the question arises, why not just buy those kids the backpacks they need and then use the goodwill from that decision as a marketing device? Here the question is, why not fund as many farmers’ organic transitions as possible and then create a Super Bowl spot from their inspiring stories? … [Read more...] about Michelob Ultra’s Super Bowl commercial transforms its do-gooder gesture into an ad stunt
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"As gas is not under the ambit of GST, there is no input tax credit available. Further, the downstream industries are not able to claim the benefit of the tax credit of VAT paid on purchases of natural gas which is available for alternate fuels/feedstocks," the booklet said. … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: Oil Ministry pitches for inclusion of natural gas in GST
In her 2019-20 Budget, the finance minister had assumed a nominal GDP growth of 12 percent. India is now staring at the possibility of 2019-20 growth settling at around 7.5 percent. For the July-September quarter, India's GDP growth slumped to a 26-quarter low of 4.5 percent against a 7 percent growth a year ago. … [Read more...] about Amid consumption slowdown, Budget needs to set realistic revenue targets