Narendra Modi announces ₹1,000-crore 'Startup India Seed Fund'

Addressing the ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’, Mr. Modi exuded confidence that the growth of startups will help in generating jobs and improving lives of people in the region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of ₹1,000-crore ‘Startup India Seed Fund’ to support startups and help budding entrepreneurs pursue innovative ideas. Addressing […]

Bitcoin could ‘take over from pounds, dollars and euros’ in financial market shake-up

Bitcoin: Expert discusses recent drop in cryptocurrency value The cryptocurrency has been an enigma for years, puzzling investors with its regularly fluctuating values. And yet its popularity continues to grow – it isn’t known for sure how many people use Bitcoin, but two of the largest wallet providers, Coinbase and Blockchain.com, have over 35 million […]

Hyundai’s value surges by $9bn amid reports of Apple electric car deal

Hyundai’s value surged by $9bn (£6.6bn) on Friday after reports that it could join with Apple in developing a driverless electric vehicle – despite confusion as it backtracked on a statement acknowledging “early discussion” with the iPhone manufacturer. Investors sent the South Korean carmaker’s share price on the Seoul exchange up almost 20%, as local […]

SEISS extension: Will there be a fifth grant?

Martin Lewis discusses eligibility for third SEISS grant The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is the Government’s support scheme for the self-employed, and it was recently extended until April 2021. The scheme is currently open for the third SEISS grant, but applications have now closed for the first and second SEISS grants. A fourth SEISS […]

The Capitol Riot Crystalizes 4 Years Of American Decline

The insurrection at the Capitol this week capped off a shameful four years for the United States. That shame took many forms, but one not to be overlooked is the way President Donald Trump’s administration ran roughshod over the country’s reputation as a good, stable place to do business.  Can President-elect Joe Biden repair the […]

Rishi Sunak to scrap stamp duty holiday in WEEKS in huge blow to home buyers

Stamp Duty: Phil Spencer raises concerns over scheme The nine-month tax break on the first £500,000 value of home purchases was introduced by the Chancellor last July but is set to end at the end of March. The move triggered a major boom in the housing market at a time of struggle during the coronavirus […]

Double-dip recession warning: UK losing £390m PER DAY – devastating projection

Rishi Sunak announces £4.5 billion in lockdown business support The latest national lockdown, which was announced by Boris Johnson on Monday, is expected to cost the UK almost £400million per day. With businesses told to shut for at least six weeks, economists fear the UK is headed for its first double-dip recession since 1975. The […]

Top US business leaders call on Congress to certify election results

Some of America’s top business leaders called on Congress to certify the electoral results for the president-elect, Joe Biden, in a letter Monday, arguing that “attempts to thwart or delay this process run counter to the essential tenets of our democracy”. The letter, signed by executives at American Express, Goldman Sachs, JetBlue, Microsoft, Pfizer and […]