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Germany election results denote a shift in global voting pattern

Ballot paper of the German Bundestagswahl 2009 (Bundestag elections).

Ballot paper of the German Bundestagswahl 2009 (Bundestag elections). The centre-left party in Germany seems to be set to form the next government. The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) were on track for 26% of the vote, ahead of 24.5% for Christi...

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Why is Axion crypto grabbing limelight today?

Why is Axion crypto grabbing limelight today?

  • September 27, 2021 01:43 AM PDT
  • Samta

Highlights AXN is trading 144.94% higher in the last 24 hours with a trading volume of US$1.48 million. Bitcoin fell by 0.345% on Saturday, following a 4.54% drop on Friday, ending the day at $42,714.0. Buyer can purchase AXN at a discounted r...

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Should pharmaceutical companies waive IP rights on COVID vaccines

Should pharmaceutical companies waive IP rights on COVID vaccines

Highlights  Waiving intellectual property (IP) rights would allow additional manufacturers to bypass the IP barriers and manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine. The patent protection waiver can provide some immediate relief in terms of the produ...

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China pumping billions into system to soften Evergrande blow

China pumping billions into system to soften Evergrande blow

The Chinese central bank – People’s Bank of China – has been pumping lot of cash into the system, as property developer China Evergrande’s default looms large on the world’s second largest economy. According to data c...

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Asia Pacific markets try to navigate out of Evergrande blues

Asia Pacific markets try to navigate out of Evergrande blues

Highlights Australia is today’s best performer in the region with 0.94% gain. Shares of Evergrande’s EV arm tanked in Hong Kong. APAC markets are in the green. The equity markets in the Asia Pacific region started the week on ...

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Evergrande crisis: China’s debt trap comes home to roost

Evergrande crisis: China’s debt trap comes home to roost

In 2017, when Indian academic Brahma Chellaney coined the term debt-trap diplomacy – a situation where a powerful lending country seeks to saddle a nation with debt so as to increase its leverage over the borrowing nation – it did not hav...

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UK mulls ban on China’s investment in the nuclear energy sector

UK mulls ban on China’s investment in the nuclear energy sector

The UK government plans to bring guidelines for the nuclear power stations that would ban the Chinese firms’ investments in the UK nuclear energy sector. The government’s plan to restrict investment from China is because of security con...

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German general election 2021: Who could replace chancellor Merkel?

German general election 2021: Who could replace chancellor Merkel?

Highlights  Germany is voting today to elect a new chancellor. Eligible voters will cast their votes to elect members for 598 seats across 299 districts. The new government’s biggest challenge will be bringing Germany back on a growt...

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How to plan your perfect hybrid work schedule?

How to plan your perfect hybrid work schedule?

Highlights Many employees find hybrid work attractive due to the flexibility it offers. Forty-seven percent of workers who participated in a study said they prefer a hybrid work plan. Managers’ office days should be the team members offi...

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US indices close week mixed, weighed down by tech stocks

US indices close week mixed, weighed down by tech stocks

Benchmark US indices closed the trading week mixed on Friday, September 24, pulled down by losses in technology and healthcare sectors amid mixed global cues. The S&P 500 was up 0.15% to 4,455.48. The Dow Jones rose 0.10% to 34,798.00. The NASDA...

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7 Roadblocks every EV customer is facing

7 Roadblocks every EV customer is facing

Highlights  Electric car sales touched 2.1 million worldwide, surpassing the numbers in 2018. EV adoption is gaining pace across the globe, but there are numerous roadblocks to the adoption of EVs by customers. Overcoming these challenges...

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