Day: May 9, 2020


Arbitrage schemes are back on investors’ radar, with the category garnering net inflows of Rs 6,587 crore in April. Investors have been looking for alternatives to debt schemes, following Fanklin’s winding up of six of its credit-oriented debt schemes.


“In March, the category had outflows due to temporary dislocation between cash and futures and investors taking out money for their year-end liquidity needs. But with stabilising, investors are looking at the category as an alternative to park funds in and avoid categories with credit or other debt market-related risks,” said Radhika Gupta, chief executive officer at Edelweiss Mutual Fund (MF).


The arbitrage category had net outflows of Rs 33,767 crore in March, as heightened volatility caused stock prices in futures market to trade at discount to spot prices.


As a result, the spreads for such schemes shrunk, impacting the returns.

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are the way of the future: They bring people of all ages, backgrounds and hometowns together over a common industry, skill set or interest. I’ve personally been stunned by the impact of an from my own experience. My online community, Ecommerce Elites Mastermind, has over 85,000 members who unite on a daily basis to discuss ecommerce tips and strategies. 

Related: 5 Tips for Building an Online Community for Your Business

The impacts are significant. I created my Facebook group to build a virtual community and offer tips, but there are also sales advantages: The University of Michigan found that customers spend 19 percent more after joining a company’s online community. Thanks to this, and the massive potential for consistent engagement, 74 percent of large


A survey has showed that around 16 per cent landlords waived rent for up to two months, while another 41 per cent gave tenants extension on rental payments in view of a financial crunch during the lockdown.


The survey, conducted by property classified 99acres.com which is owned by Info Edge India Ltd, polled 49,600 house owners and brokers who have listed properties for rent or sale. The survey’s motive was to assess the impact of the pandemic on the property market.

 




“Most of the landlords are extending a helping hand to the tenants – 44 per cent have not increased the rent, 41 per cent are giving more time to their tenants to pay and 16 per cent have waived the rent for up to two months,” the portal, which has over 10 lakh residential and


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Let’s be real for a moment. We are all being hit hard right now. Millions of people have been infected around the globe, hundreds of thousands have died. Many businesses that have been built with sweat and tears over decades are now left for ruin.

My business, Redline Steel, has been forced to pivot massively in order to survive the unexpected storm. But we’ve been through challenging times before. Crisis, trials and setbacks have been unwanted friends of mine for as long as I can remember. 

Here’s the thing: I truly believe that not only can a crisis define you — it can remake you.

On May 3rd, 2012, I was serving my third, military tour in Afghanistan and working out in a gym when a 107-mm rocket exploded about three and a half feet from