A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
Short term vs long term capital gains tax
There's still scope for selective stockpicking. Even within the largecaps there are many stocks and segments which have lagged, are cheap and may pick up as the growth uncertainty fades away. Some of the themes which have traction are rural economy doing better than urban. This makes the case for segments like paints, FMCG, motorcycles, cement etc. Make-in-India theme is getting traction due to the China issue and exporters and outward-facing sectors may do better as the recovery in the US and Europe may be more immediate compared to India due to the large fiscal measures by these countries. Thus, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, IT software, auto ancillaries may do well.Value stocks may outperform growth stocks in the short-term. Segments that will remain under stress for a longer time are hotels, restaurants, malls, airlines, multiplexes, and highly discretionary spending. … [Read more...] about ‘Market looks frothy but value stocks may outperform growth ones in short term’
While Jio had posted Earnings before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) growth of 55 percent, and Bharti reported Indian mobile EBITDA growth of 35 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal, Vodafone Idea’s numbers remained stagnant, covering only half of its interest cost. … [Read more...] about Dues payment over 10 years not enough to aid Vodafone Idea; expect market gains for Airtel, Jio: Fitch Ratings
"With my height, I can afford to go a fraction fuller, especially out here with the extra bounce. I try to make guys commit to play off the front foot...and if it does swing or seam you have a chance of bringing the edge in," Jamieson revealed his simple gameplan. … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 1: IND batsmen fall short under challenging conditions
IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking … [Read more...] about Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 | Australia vs India preview: Where to watch live, team news, betting odds and possible XI