WhatsApp does not have such DND service to bar promotional messages. The platform usually displays it as a 'business account' if it is registered that way. This is being used as a sales advantage. If the policyholder clicks on a link, insurers would get access to offering products and services on the chat platform. … [Read more...] about Your insurer just wants to ‘keep in touch’
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There is, though, one respect in which this virus-induced crash is different. Central bank injections of liquidity cannot cure the disease, nor will they arrest its spread. As we have never tired of reiterating, the markets had run-up on a gush of liquidity unleashed by central banks around the globe. They have run up, as we have pointed out ad nauseam, far ahead of the ‘fundamentals’. They had gone up in the belief that central banks had the markets’ back and would rush to their rescue at the slightest wobble. That hope still exists, which is why the markets are now clamouring for a Fed rate cut in March and two more rate cuts this year. Central banks in China and some other Asian countries have opened their purses. Governments too are doing their bit — Hong Kong is planning to give all permanent residents above 18 a hand-out of HK$10000. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Pro Weekender: Time to pay the bill?
What’s causing the slowdown? David Hensley, Director of Global Economic Co-ordination at JP Morgan, said the slowdown, “mainly reflected the ongoing weakness in new order intakes, especially a second fall in international trade of goods and services during the past four months. The trend in new export business will need to show meaningful signs of revival early in 2019 if global economic growth is to make meaningful strides forward in the coming months.” … [Read more...] about Opinion | Central banks’ ride to rescue the markets once again