Want To Improve The Social Determinants Of Health? Here Are 8 Solutions

This wasn’t your typical discussion about social determinants of health. Today at Day 2 of this year’s Forbes Healthcare Summit in New York City, one of the sessions bore the title, “Four Solutions to Improving the Social Determinants of Health, Right Here, Right Now.” Yes, that’s the word “solutions” in the title. Not “problems” or […]

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The Equivocal Business Of Women In The Music Industry

Do you recognise the woman on Germany’s 100 Deutsche Mark bill? It’s Clara Schumann, one of the few known female composers and pianists of classical music. Few women in the 19th century made it to fame in music-related professions. While Clara Schumann was not as known for her own compositions during her lifetime, her recent […]

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Yes Bank claims of an investment offer worth $2 billion

Mumbai: Fund-scouting private lender Yes Bank Ltd., on Friday late evening said after a board meeting that a number of investors have evinced interest to buy Yes Bank equities worth a total of $2 billion via a preferential allotment of shares. The bank said last month that it has received an interest from an international investor to put in […]

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The opportunity cost of state health insurance schemes

Large-scale government-sponsored health insurance schemes (GSHIs) such as Ayushman Bharat are often heralded as the best way to address public health issues. But are they fiscally feasible and optimal for improving health care in India? A new National Institute of Public Finance and Policy paper by Mita Choudhury and others shows how basic healthcare can suffer following […]

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Make compounding an integral part of your investment strategy

When investing for your child, you can let the power of compounding come into play and boost your investments. But to do that, you would have to ensure that you start early on so that your investments have enough time to reap the benefits of compounding. Compounding is not just a mathematical idea but one that has […]

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Revival of demand, investment top priority: RBI annual report

Mumbai: Reviving consumption demand and private investment remains the top priority in the current fiscal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday, signalling the possibility of at least one more interest rate cut this year. To revive growth, governor Shaktikanta Das asked banks to pass on past rate cuts to borrowers at a faster pace by linking lending […]

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Lifestyle diseases, bane of today’s generation

We know there are so many suffering from heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s, obesity and diabetes. These ailments, when researched, were found to be caused when people start accumulating wealth and indulge in eating more meat, diary, and refined plant products like baked foods and aerated drinks. When these affluent people start making every day […]

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Moneycontrol Top 5 Business News of the Day

Here is a wrap of the major business news of the day. RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns six months ahead of term end  Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the scheduled end of his term. He is set to return to the New York University Stern […]

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