Day: May 17, 2020


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While most owners are used to adapting to different trends and new strategies within their industries, the global health crisis has officially changed the way we do business. 

Until it’s safe to resume in-person activities, which could be quite a while, most entrepreneurs will need to look for a new way to generate sales while their customers are stuck at home. 

The temporary halt of in-person activities and the immediate closings of some businesses such as salons, gyms, and some stores, 76% of small businesses have seen a negative impact in sales, and 23% have reported a negative effect in their supply chains.

Due to these unfavorable circumstances, entrepreneurs may need to rethink the core DNA of their business plans. 

Some may look at a pivot strategy as an admission of failure, or a

On April 24, the news that Franklin Templeton, a highly-reputed fund house, would close down six debt funds sent shock waves among investors. The fund house attributed the closures to lack of liquidity and the high level of redemption pressure it was facing. Hopefully you are not among those whose money is stuck in those six funds (totaling around Rs 25,000 crore). Those investors face uncertainty not only regarding when their money will be returned but also about how much they will finally see.


Chasing higher risk: Even for those not directly involved, this episode carries several useful lessons. The fund manager invested in lower-grade papers in a bid to generate alpha in debt funds. While such a strategy may be pursued in credit-oriented funds, what was completely wrong was assuming higher credit as well as duration risk in shorter-duration funds, which most investors assume are low-risk in


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Movies can be a great source of inspiration and entertainment, and a fun way to expand your knowledge base.

If you’re familiar with Amazon, you probably already know that the online shopping platform has a video streaming service. It makes thousands of video titles available for free to its Amazon Prime members, and you can also rent or buy many other new and classic films. But there’s so much to choose from that it can be a bit overwhelming.

Related: 10 TV Shows Every Entrepreneur Should Watch on Netflix

The films listed below offer important lessons on a variety of topics relevant to entrepreneurs. To help you get the most out of your movie-watching experience, I’ve sorted these films under key topics and categorized them as being available to rent through Amazon, or available


The Rs 53,125-crore of Mukesh Ambani’s (RIL) will open for subscription on May 20, the company said in a regulatory filling. The opening date of the issue is May 20 and closing date June 3, according to


The issue was approved by the Committee of the board of directors at a meeting held on Friday. The letter of offer will be filed with BSE, NSE and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). The abridged letter of offer, application form of and rights entitlement letter will be sent to the eligible equity shareholders of the company.



This is the first rights issue by in nearly three decades. It will be priced at Rs 1,257 a share, with a share ratio of 1:15. The issue amount is Rs 53,125 crore.