Impact investing: Know how it works

The concept of impact investment is capturing the attention of investors. As per the recent report by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), over 1,300 organisations manage $502 billion in impact investing assets globally. Let us make an attempt to understand the same and see how it can add value to your existing portfolio. What […]

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How caste affects public health services

India is investing significantly into providing universal health services to its citizens but a new study suggests that these services may be far from equitable. Sobin George, in a study published in the Economic and Political Weekly, explores how caste impacts the interaction between public health service providers and patients. To show this, he conducts a […]

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How can we minimize poverty’s impact on public education?

CN+R Staff Report Editor’s note: Chatham County’s second “One Chatham” event — a community conversation sponsored by the News + Record and the Our Chatham program of the UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Reese News Lab — will tackle the subject of poverty’s impact on public education outcomes. The 90-minute public forum, sponsored by […]

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How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here

SGB is issued by Reserve Bank India on behalf of Government of India. Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold wherein investors are required to pay the issue price in cash. The bonds are redeemed in […]

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Mental health days: How teens changed the law in Oregon

Students in Oregon will be able to take mental health days in the same way they would take sick days under a new law. It’s after four teenagers successfully campaigned for the American state to introduce the legislation. Pupils will be able to have up to five days off every three months for “issues with […]

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How FinTech firms can address your business funding challenges

SMB’s play such a significant role across economies, and to quote the World Bank “formal SMEs contribute up to 60% of total employment and up to 40% of national income (GDP) in emerging economies.” The below factors are critical to the success of SMB’S: Access to Market E-commerce and digital payments have opened up access to market […]

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores. Eating a breakfast rich in calories may keep heart disease at bay. Previous studies have linked sedentarism with […]

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INVESTMENT: How to make your portfolio effective

The objective of managing an investment portfolio effectively is to optimise between returns and risk. Minimising risk helps in reducing the volatility of the investment journey, thereby, enhancing the probability of making money. Minimising risk has to be achieved at various levels: (a) Investing the appropriate quantum of money (based on one’s goals) in different […]

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