Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in 2016. The trends we’ve identified focus on issues we–a firm with over 600 designers and developers–expect to tackle in the coming year. They reflect what clients are asking for, our experiences as citizens and users, and our well-informed guesses (we hope!) on the impact of emergent technology. advertisement advertisement 1. Micromoments will be mighty. Today, someone is always listening. We have listening devices strapped to our wrists that encourage us to run farther or put down that extra slice of cake. Devices in our homes listen and respond. Listening technology allows us to act on any impulse whenever, which has broken down the customer journey into a plethora of real-time, intent-driven micromoments. It follows a very predictable pattern–immediate need, … [Read more...] about 10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)
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The government is not looking aggressive enough and giving “some interesting ideas that we can hope for in the next few weeks”, Samir Arora, Founder and Fund Manager at Helios Capital, has told CNBC-TV18.Arora said the government after going for the corporate tax rate cut should expand the tax cuts “maybe for consumers, stock markets. In fact, the government is not looking aggressive enough, in fact they have to put that bad patch out".After the government reduced the corporate tax on September 20, the Sensex has rallied 13 percent and hit a record high followed by consolidation.Close The consolidation, with no big correction, indicates that the market could be waiting for more announcements from the government.Samir AroraFund Manager|Helios Capital Management India did better than expected given PNB scam, LTCG tax: Samir AroraLTCG will hurt FII behaviour; will make India underperform other EMs, says Samir AroraYear 2018 will be much tougher for the market than 2017: … [Read more...] about ‘If there is no fiscal expansion in Budget, market will fall’
The mutual fund industry saw its total asset under management (AUM) hitting Rs 27 lakh crore as of November-end, from Rs 23.59 lakh crore a year ago, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) data on Monday showed.That represents a 15 percent growth in assets year-on-year (YoY). On a month on month basis, it rose by 3 percent.This is indeed remarkable, but the devil lies in the detail. The asset growth in November has been driven mainly by inflows into debt funds. Equity funds, a keenly tracked data point, recorded a significant drop in inflows.Close Is it a matter of big concern? Not yet. We sliced the monthly numbers and came across a few interesting observations. related news Sebi orders LIC, SBI, Bank of Baroda to reduce stake to below 10% in UTI AMC by December 2020 BSE Star MF does 3.4 cr transactions worth Rs 1.17 lakh cr in FY20 Investors pump Rs 24,000 cr in equity mutual funds in July-September: Report Equity flows may have tapered off, but the underlying trend … [Read more...] about MF inflows in November: Have Indian investors come of age?