February 6, 2021


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Mainstream media has continued to shrink — in fact, this recent Pew Research report shows newsroom employment in the declined by 23% between 2008 and 2019. The smaller size of newsrooms, paired with the fact that the press continues to favor only the biggest companies, means many organizations are searching for fresh ways to uplevel their profiles.

One way to break through the barriers to coverage today: create your own newsroom that lives on your website and covers topics of interest to influencers, investors, decision-makers, and other key audiences. 

At Nutanix, we created one in May of 2019 that we call The Forecast. Through authentic, journalistic storytelling, our newsroom aims to raise awareness about the people and trends shaping the future of IT, especially during a time of dramatic change and digital transformation.

Talk about a pivot. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was one year into his tenure. Bourla, born and educated in Greece, is a 27-year veteran of the company. A trained veterinarian, he rose through the ranks of its animal health unit, and subsequently held leadership positions responsible for numerous businesses, including vaccines, oncology, and consumer products, before taking the post of chief operating officer in 2018. As he formally took the reins of the company on January 1, 2019, Bourla was focused on continuing Pfizer’s transformation into a pure-play biopharmaceutical company: placing its consumer health business in a joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline in 2019, preparing to spin off the Upjohn unit in a deal with Mylan, and rebranding the more than 170-year-old company to focus on its heritage of making scientific breakthroughs that could aid humanity. A year later, Bourla and Pfizer were intently focused on


In the post-policy press meet, Governor Shaktikanta Das, and Deputy Governors Michael Debabrata Patra and B P Kanungo spoke on a range of topics like the retail direct scheme, need for asset quality review (AQR) of banks as indicated in the Economic Survey, and developments on a central bank digital currency. Edited Excerpts:


On forward guidance of accommodative stance…


Das: The market has its own way of interpreting things. We have said we will continue with accommodative stance into the next year. We will take a call, but we have not specified June as the date by which the forward guidance will end. If you see, overall liquidity remains the same.


On allowing retail investors to open gilt accounts with RBI…


Das: This is a major structural reform because world over very few


This has been a week full of milestones for the Indian On Wednesday, the benchmark Sensex closed above 50,000-mark for the first time.


A day later, the country’s market capitalisation crossed the Rs 200-trillion-mark. And on Friday, the benchmark crossed 15,000-mark, albeit on an intra-day basis. The widely-traded index touched an intra-day high of 15,015, but failed to sustain the gains.



Below is the table on Nifty’s 1,000-point journeys from 7,000 to 15,000. The latest 1,000 points has taken just 25 days same as the previous 1,000.

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