Is Microinsurance Made for India?

Insurance is one of the most vital sectors in India’s financial inclusion plan and yet it is one of the most ignored product lines in the country. According to the Economic Survey 2018, the insurance penetration or the ratio of premium underwritten to the GDP was 3.49 percent in 2016-17 while other Asian countries such […]

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How long is long-term when investing in equity?

The trade-off is crystal clear—the shorter the period, the higher the potential gain but the worse the possible risk In personal finance, there are many terms that mean nothing at all, some that could mean anything, and a few that mean different things to different people. One such term is ‘long term’. How long is […]

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Bone cancer in children begins years before tumour is visible

Scientists have discovered that some childhood bone cancers start growing years before tumours appear and get diagnosed. Ewing sarcoma is a rare cancer found mainly in bone or soft tissue of young teenagers as they grow, and is the second most commonly diagnosed bone cancer in children and young people. Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and […]

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