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Coworking Spaces: Emergence, disruption and growth

The other day when my colleague discussed her article on the scarcity of one’s own space due to work from home situation, I started thinking about what could be an alternate option. Work from home...

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Skills & Work: Reskilling Employability Needs for Post-Covid World

2020, was the year of change for the entire world and especially for businesses and their approach toward employees. Suddenly, digital became the new work culture for organizations and this deepens the realization of improved...

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China’s export growth slows sharply

China’s zero-COVID policies are beginning to severely hit the country’s global export engine. Prolonged lockdowns led to particularly sluggish export growth in April, new figures show. China’s export growth fell sharply to 3.9% in April,...

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IMF cuts 2022 economic growth outlook amid inflation

The dimmer outlook reflects faltering growth in the world’s largest economies, the United States and China. Signaling tough times ahead for households and policymakers, the IMF expects elevated price levels to persist. The global economy...

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5 threats to the global economy in 2022

The global economic recovery is being held back by the ongoing COVID pandemic. However, the mutating coronavirus is just one of the main risks which could dampen investor spirits in the coming year. The global...

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Why US companies are reshoring their business

More and more US companies are moving their production and manufacturing facilities back home because of supply snarls and insufficient production capacity abroad. When Johnson & Johnson got rid of him, James Wyner was deeply...

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OPEC+ oil strategy risks derailing economic recovery from pandemic

The top oil producers have been holding back on a major production boost even as oil prices soar amid a supply crunch. With natural gas and coal prices at record highs, the oil price bump...

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How has the pandemic affected mental health?

Throughout the pandemic, some people have experienced mood swings, irritability, and other symptoms of depression. Epidemiologist Elise Paul says people should look at how their symptoms are impacting their life. Deutsche Welle: Some people with...

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Vaccination and Rain: Reviving Indian auto industry

The pandemic-induced economic slowdown has hit India hard. Prospects for the vehicle sector hang on the monsoon season and a successful vaccination campaign. India’s automotive sector, which contributes 7.1% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP), has...

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Insights by Jagdish Sheth: India, Small Business & Pandemic | Two Questions At a Time Series

2Qs At a Time Series@ MarketExpress: How does a small business survive in the pandemic, particularly when very little assistance is coming from various quarters, In Indian Context?   Jagdish Sheth: It is difficult. It...

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Mumbai COVID lockdown spells trouble for businesses

India is among the countries hardest hit by in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic — not only in terms of human life, but also economically. Rakesh Kumar Nayal runs a grocery store in...

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How effective is the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine?

Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, has been approved for use in dozens of countries, and it’s also under review by the European Medicines Agency. But the vaccine remains controversial. President Vladimir Putin has touted Sputnik V...