There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Market cap-to-GDP ratio moves above long period average; time for caution?
Q) In the first six months of 2020 we saw plenty of buybacks and companies going for delisting. What is the rationale behind these moves and do you think this will continue in the next six months?A) Several companies were attractively valued after the sharp correction in 1QCY20 and this could have encouraged buybacks. Also, some corporates may have announced buybacks for supporting stock prices. … [Read more...] about We estimate a 10% YoY contraction in Nifty EPS in FY21: R Venkataraman
However, to keep expenses to the minimum, it’s advisable to stay away from investing in physical gold this year. If at all gold buying is non-negotiable, it’s prudent to invest in gold ETFs as they can be purchased and sold anytime. Also, they help you take advantage of intermittent volatility in gold prices. … [Read more...] about Festivities and your portfolio: how should you mange your money?
Gold steadied near a one-week high on Thursday as the dollar weakened, but the yellow metal traded in a narrow $8 range as investors held back from making large bets ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision due later in the day. … [Read more...] about Gold at one-week high as weak dollar supports; ECB meet in focus
The DynamicSwitch function allows the phone to save power by automatically switching between 50, 60, 90 and 120Hz depending on the use case and the format of the content displayed on the screen. This allows the Poco X3’s refresh rate to go up for use cases like gaming and down for lighter operations like reading – thereby optimising power usage. … [Read more...] about Poco X3 NFC launched with Snapdragon 732G, 64MP quad-camera setup and a 5,160 mAh battery