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Here’s how the unemployment dynamics changed in the pandemic

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Highlights  The unemployment rate is a critical measure reflecting the utilization of human resources. Prolonged unemployment can raise the chances of an economic depression. Pandemic has shifted the global unemployment patterns and dynam...

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The Great Resignation: How employers can entice quality employees

The Great Resignation: How employers can entice quality employees

The last several months have seen a lot of resignations in several industries, in the US and worldwide. Anthony Klotz, a Psychologist and Professor at Texas A&M introduced the term “Great Resignation”.  It is an understatement ...

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Why is wellness travel becoming popular?

Why is wellness travel becoming popular?

Highlights The wellness travel sector has grown from US$563 billion in 2015 to US$639 billion in 2017. According to Global Wellness Institute, the wellness travel market to reach US$919 billion by 2022, representing more than 18 percent of the ...

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US markets close week flat on weak jobs data, inflation

US markets close week flat on weak jobs data, inflation

Benchmark US stock indices closed the week flat on Friday, October 8, after weak employment data and inflation concerns lowered investors’ confidence. The S&P 500 was down 0.19% to 4,391.34. The Dow Jones fell 0.03% to 34,746.25. The NASDA...

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Real-world data is overcoming shortcomings of clinical trials, here’s how?

Real-world data is overcoming shortcomings of clinical trials, here’s how?

Highlights In healthcare, real-word data (RWD) is the data relating to a patient’s health status and delivery of health care. Biotech and pharmaceutical companies are using RWD and real-world evidence (RWE) for supporting clinical trial d...

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NSE’s F&O ban: All you need to know

NSE’s F&O ban: All you need to know

The five stocks that have been put in the futures and options (F&O) ban for trade on Friday, October 8, 2021 by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) are: India’s public sector miner National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), public sector ban...

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What caused Bitcoin’s price rise in last one week?

What caused Bitcoin’s price rise in last one week?

Highlights Bitcoin witnesses positive trends at the beginning of Q4 with massive price gains in the past week. Analysts predict the price momentum to continue till year end, though with slight caveats. Other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Bin...

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US stocks rally on Senate debt-ceiling extension deal

US stocks rally on Senate debt-ceiling extension deal

US stock markets closed higher on Thursday, October 7, pulled up by gains in the technology sector as positive sentiments grew after the Senate secured a crucial debt-ceiling extension deal. The S&P 500 was up 0.83% to 4,399.76. The Dow Jones ro...

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Selected EU nations suspend Moderna’s vaccine for young adults

Selected EU nations suspend Moderna’s vaccine for young adults

Highlights  Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine suspended in some counties for younger adults due to some rare side effects. Sweden, Norway, and Denmark paused Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine and urged younger adults to take Pfizer/BioNTech ...

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Hong Kong shares lead the Asia Pacific rally

Hong Kong shares lead the Asia Pacific rally

The rally in equities of Asia Pacific region on Thursday was led by shares in Hong Kong – a geographical sub-region that has seen its markets get battered this year despite a global rally. The Hong Kong benchmark, Hang Seng index, was up 2.1...

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China, Taiwan relationship at worst in last four decades: Taiwan

China, Taiwan relationship at worst in last four decades: Taiwan

  • October 07, 2021 12:09 AM PDT
  • Samta

Highlights China-Taiwan geopolitical tensions have dominated the headlines in the recent days. The cold war like rhetoric can worsen racism against Asian Australians. China sees Taiwan as the part of its territory, but Taiwan sees itself as a...

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