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 Where do major auto companies get their lithium from?

Where do major auto companies get their lithium from?

July 09, 2021 02:39 PM AEST | By Team Kalkine Media

The demand for lithium is heating up, sparking concerns about tight supplies of the metal. Lithium is the main component of chargeable batteries, whic...

 QUAD needs to think economics. Here is why

QUAD needs to think economics. Here is why

July 09, 2021 01:29 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

As the world is trying to battle its way out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the skepticism towards China has multiplied manifold in the past one and half y...

 Which were the hottest global tech IPOs in 2021?

Which were the hottest global tech IPOs in 2021?

July 08, 2021 07:03 PM AEST | By Sonal

Companies are compelled to employ technology to rethink virtually every aspect of their business as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The adoption of...

 Which are the hottest names in the crypto space this year?

Which are the hottest names in the crypto space this year?

July 08, 2021 04:33 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

Cryptocurrencies have been selling like hot cakes this year. It has been one of the most talked-about asset classes, of late. From Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:T...

 RBA puts interest rates at a record low at 0.10%, retains April 2021 bond buy

RBA puts interest rates at a record low at 0.10%, retains April 2021...

July 08, 2021 02:36 PM AEST | By Team Kalkine Media

Summary RBA continues with its 0.10% interest rates. The yield target and the bond purchase programme are the two key measures to keep interest ra...

 What’s fuelling the global microchip shortage and what are its ramifications?

What’s fuelling the global microchip shortage and what are its ramif...

July 08, 2021 01:20 PM AEST | By Team Kalkine Media

Summary Microchips are used in almost all electronic devices, automobiles, and portable products. The demand for microchips has surged to record h...

 Resignations galore as India’s Modi rejigs Cabinet

Resignations galore as India’s Modi rejigs Cabinet

July 08, 2021 11:26 AM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

As many as 13 ministers of the current Indian government resigned on Wednesday, as the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi went for a reshuff...

 Wise to go public via direct listing: All you need to know about the process

Wise to go public via direct listing: All you need to know about the...

July 07, 2021 07:03 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

On 2 July 2021, the UK-based fintech company Wise PLC approved the plan to get listed on 7 July 2021. The company’s prospectus said, “App...

 From online bookseller to world’s richest man: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos hangs up his boots

From online bookseller to world’s richest man: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos h...

July 07, 2021 02:45 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

In 2014, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos visited the South Indian city of Bengaluru – popularly known as Silicon Valley of India – owing its rep...

 Will crude oil touch US$100 a barrel? All you need to know about oil prices

Will crude oil touch US$100 a barrel? All you need to know about oil...

July 06, 2021 05:35 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

Fortunes do turn around. And at times, they turn around fast. Nothing exemplifies it better than crude oil prices. A year ago, crude oil prices were a...

 Can faster vaccination help Australia crush the new virus strain?

Can faster vaccination help Australia crush the new virus strain?

July 06, 2021 02:43 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

The new Delta variant of COVID-19 seems to be spreading fast. And it is causing bumps in the fight against the global pandemic, that has consumed the...

 From India’s girl next door to IMF chief economist: The journey of Gita Gopinath

From India’s girl next door to IMF chief economist: The journey of G...

July 06, 2021 11:17 AM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

Days before the US Independence Day, on 2 July 2021, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was among the 34 immigrants honou...

 From bumper IPO debut to 11% slump: What hurt Didi’s share price?

From bumper IPO debut to 11% slump: What hurt Didi’s share price?

July 05, 2021 08:17 PM AEST | By Team Kalkine Media

Summary Ride hailing firm Didi Global Inc’s shares dropped 5.3% to USD$15.53 on Friday. The stock declined after China ordered removal of &l...

 Done with recession? What are the different kinds of economic recoveries?

Done with recession? What are the different kinds of economic recove...

July 05, 2021 04:52 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent bouts of lockdowns imposed to counter it, triggered one of the most severe recessions in the history of the w...

 Chinese suspension of Didi app weighs on APAC markets

Chinese suspension of Didi app weighs on APAC markets

July 05, 2021 03:26 PM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

The equity markets in Asia Pacific (APAC) region started the week on a mixed note as investors eagerly awaited the outcome of the OPEC+ meeting. The m...

 India’s youngest telco is making it big globally

India’s youngest telco is making it big globally

July 05, 2021 11:57 AM AEST | By Furquan Moharkan

In mid-2016, the Indian telecom sector was taken by storm as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) had launched its telecom service nationwide, and the charge...

 Semiconductor chips shortages impact June’s sales figure of Ford Motors

Semiconductor chips shortages impact June’s sales figure of Ford Mot...

July 04, 2021 06:16 PM AEST | By Nitish Kumar

Summary Ford Motor reported sales of 475,327 vehicles during the June quarter, up by 9.6% from PCP. The U.S automaker had set a sales target of 51...

 ‘Fire in the Ocean’- a major fire breakout in GOM after an underwater pipeline leak

‘Fire in the Ocean’- a major fire breakout in GOM after an underwate...

July 04, 2021 06:05 PM AEST | By Nitish Kumar

Summary An ‘eye of fire’ video goes viral on social media, arouses creativity among the memers who spewed hundreds of memes within a fe...

 After Colonial, Another U.S Tech giant hit by ransomware; Kaseya forced to shut

After Colonial, Another U.S Tech giant hit by ransomware; Kaseya for...

July 04, 2021 03:50 PM AEST | By Nitish Kumar

Summary On Saturday, the world witnessed one of the largest cyber-attacks on a U.S tech service provider. The U.S service provider Kaseya was hit...

 Emotional health is paramount to your overall happiness: Here’s why

Emotional health is paramount to your overall happiness: Here’s why

July 04, 2021 12:15 PM AEST | By Team Kalkine Media

Summary Symptoms of emotional health crisis may include sleep disorders, avoidance of friends and family, conflicts in relationships, substance abu...

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