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Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 36 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 17 are trading above their 50-day SMA.
Use of ‘smart drugs’ on the rise
The use of drugs by people hoping to boost mental performance is rising worldwide, finds the largest ever study of the trend. In a survey of tens of thousands of people, 14% reported using stimulants at least once in the preceding 12 months in 2017, up from 5% in 2015.
Farm loan waivers, GST weigh on states’ fiscal performance: RBI
For 2018-19, states are hoping for a 0.2% revenue surplus as against a revenue deficit of 0.4%, according to revised estimates, which will lead to an overall GFD of 2.6%, against 3.1% in 2017-18, the RBI said.
Retail inflation rises to 5% in June, factory output growth slips
This is the eighth straight month consumer inflation has remained above the RBI’s 4% target. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Driven by higher fuel prices, consumer or retail inflation accelerated to 5% in June, well above May’s 4.87%.
Why replacing politicians with experts is a reckless idea
In the age of Trump and Brexit, some people say that democracy is fatally flawed and we should be ruled by ‘those who know best’. Here’s why that’s not very clever. By Democracy is tired, vindictive, self-deceiving, paranoid, clumsy and frequently ineffectual.
Swachh Bharat Mission: A remarkable transformation
With the Narendra Modi government now on its last lap, there is a flurry of panel discussions and articles about its performance so far.
2018, the year real estate died
New Delhi: We all know somebody who has made a mini fortune by investing in a flat or residential plot at the right time. Despite the usual ups and downs, there exists a deep-rooted sense among Indian investors that residential property is a sure-fire investment which delivers excellent returns.
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