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FPIs press exit button, pull out Rs 3,207 crore in May so far

Reversing their three-month buying streak, foreign investors pulled out a net Rs 3,207 crore from the Indian capital markets in the first seven trading sessions of May amid the US-China trade tensions and uncertainty over the election results. Prior to this, foreign portfolio investors (FPI) poured in a...
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Employees being given the choice of work hours. Why not?

A popular job site recently released a new advertisement that has an employee walking out of the office after finishing his work. His colleagues taunt him for ‘taking a half day’ from work. This was despite the individual finishing the day’s assignments. Staying longer at the workplace, unfortunately,...
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Nearly 2 crore jobs created in 16 months to December 2018

Nearly 2 crore jobs were created in 16 months to December 2018, according to the payroll data of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). The ESIC data is one of payroll numbers released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its reports based on people joining various social...
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Mid-sized construction cos to witness positive trend

With their credit profiles improving and order book strengthening supported by the government’s push towards infrastructure development projects, mid-sized construction players are expected to witness significant growth opportunities, a report said. The rating agency Icra noted while the general elections in 2019 can result in some short-term disruptions...
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