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Zoom, other WFH tech darlings risk user exodus as the world reopens

March 30, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Many internet companies posted record performance during the pandemic as consumers turned to apps and other cloud software to work, study, socialize and shop from home. But as vaccines roll out and restrictions relax, some of this unprecedented digital demand is fading. Data from research firm Apptopia reveal how the superstar apps of […]

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Oil Up, but Concerns Remain on Recent Rally’s Speed and Scope

March 10, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil was up Wednesday morning in Asia but was lower than its recent multi-year highs, as technical indicators signaled that the black liquid’s rally went too far and was too fast. Brent oil futures rose 0.67% to $67.63 by 8:51 PM ET (1:51 AM GMT), remaining below the $60 mark. WTI futures were up […]

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Gold Steadies After Worst Month in Four Years as Yields in Focus

March 1, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Gold steadied after its biggest monthly slump since late 2016 as investor focus remained on bond yields and the outlook for growth. Last week’s sell-off in global bonds stabilized after central banks from Asia to Europe moved to calm a panic that had sent Treasury yields to their highest level in […]

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Britain to place more parts of country in tier 4 of COVID curbs

Britain to place more parts of country in tier 4 of COVID curbs

December 30, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has approved placing more parts of the country into tier 4 restrictions, as the country battles a new variant of COVID-19 which scientists say can spread more rapidly, The Times reported. Ministers were considering imposing the toughest measures on parts of southwest England and Cumbria, where […]

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Govt places second purchase order with SII for 1 crore doses of Covishield

Britain must vaccinate two million a week to prevent a third COVID-19 wave: Study

December 29, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Britain must vaccinate two million people a week to avoid a third wave of the coronavirus outbreak, a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has concluded. The UK has had more than 71,000 deaths from the coronavirus and has recorded over 2.3 million cases of COVID-19 […]

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Deal or no deal, Britain to pay high price for Brexit

Deal or no deal, Britain to pay high price for Brexit

December 9, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Brexiteers have long argued that leaving the European Union, with or without a trade deal, would herald Britain’s so-called sunlit uplands of economic prosperity. But the outlook remains uncertain, as the economy struggles to recover from a recession sparked by the coronavirus outbreak. Despite eye-wateringly costly emergency state interventions, including the subsidy of […]

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Biden picks Janet Yellen for treasury secretary

Biden picks Janet Yellen for treasury secretary

November 24, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, an economist at the forefront of policy-making for three decades, to become the next Treasury secretary, according to people familiar with the decision. If confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Yellen would become the first woman to hold the job. […]

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Emergent gets $23 million additional order for vaccine production

US becomes first nation to cross 10 million COVID-19 cases as third wave of infections surges

November 9, 2020

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The United States became the first nation worldwide since the pandemic began to surpass 10 million coronavirus infections, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the third wave of the COVID-19 virus surges across the nation. The grim milestone came on the same day as global coronavirus cases exceeded […]

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Maha govt to raise COVID-19 vaccine, Remedisivir shortage issues before PM Modi today

Wave of promising study results raise hopes for coronavirus vaccines

July 21, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Early data from trials of three potential COVID-19 vaccines released on Monday, including a closely-watched candidate from Oxford University, increased confidence that a vaccine can train the immune system to recognize and fight the novel coronavirus without serious side effects. Whether any of these efforts will result in a vaccine capable […]

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California shuts down businesses, schools as coronavirus outbreak grows

California shuts down businesses, schools as coronavirus outbreak grows

July 14, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands California’s governor on Monday clamped new restrictions on businesses as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations soared, and the state’s two largest school districts, in Los Angeles and San Diego, said children would be made to stay home in August. Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, ordered bars closed and restaurants, movie theaters, zoos […]

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