Tag Archives: Market

Share market update: Media shares decline; Dish TV plunges 18%

NEW DELHI: Media shares were trading in the negative zone in Friday’s afternoon session. Shares of Dish TV India (down 18.31 per cent) , Zee Media Corporation Ltd (down 4.76 per cent) , Hathway Cable & Datacom (down 4.44 per cent) , Zee Entertainment (down 4.3 per cent) and Network 18 Fincap (down 3.82 per cent) were trading with losses. TV18 Broadcast (down 2.2 ... Read More »

We Are In A Free-Agent Job Market: Here’s What’s Happening And What You Need To Know To Succeed

Today’s economy and job market is radically different from just a few generations ago. Back then, you could graduate from high school, get a decent job, afford a home, two cars and raise your kids in a nice, suburban neighborhood. You would work at the same company for most of your adult life and receive a pension when you retire. ... Read More »

Stock market update: Nifty Media up 2%; Dish TV, Den Networks surge

Media stocks traded higher on NSE in the afternoon trade on Thursday. Shares of Dish TV India (up 8.28 per cent), Den Networks (up 4.91 per cent), Zee Entertainment EnterprisesNSE -0.64 % (up 4.78 per cent) and TV18 Broadcast (up 2.49 per cent) were the top gainers. Zee Media Corporation (up 2.27 per cent), Network 18 Media & Investments (up ... Read More »

Google enters job search market with ‘Job Spots on Google Pay’

Expanding beyond digital payments, Google has introduced an entry-level job search platform Job Spots on Google Pay. The new platform aims to connect job seekers and employers for entry-level roles in the fast-growing sectors such as on-demand businesses, retail and hospitality. It uses machine learning to recommend entry-level roles that match a job seeker’s interests, skills and location preferences. To ... Read More »

Budget Impact: Job market to see incremental growth

Kolkata: The government’s push to woo the middle class and farmers in its final budget before elections may not result in the creation of significant formal job opportunities in the short term. Incremental job creation is likely to happen primarily in consumption-led sectors — where increased disposable income in the hands of consumers from tax sops could boost demand — ... Read More »

Long-Soaring Smartphone Market Heading to Earth

HIGHLIGHTS After a decade of sizzling growth, smartphone market has suddenly cooled Smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since 2007 Lack of new features that wow consumers has hit smartphone market After a decade of sizzling growth, the smartphone market has suddenly cooled. Surveys show smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since ... Read More »

India job market may expand 20% next financial year

Since November 2016, the Indian job market has weathered the storm created first by demonetisation and then by the initial glitches related to the execution of GST. MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: India’s job market is likely to see 15-20% growth in hiring next financial year (2018-19) on improving business outlook and industry confidence supported by GDP growth, according to estimates by recruitment firms. At ... Read More »

How Digital Gaming In India Is Growing Up Into A Billion-Dollar Market

Participants at the 2018 DreamHack video gaming festival in Leipzig, Germany. India is one of the top five countries for mobile gaming in the world, and online gamers base in the country is estimated to become 310 million by 2021. (Photo credit by Getty Images) The Indian digital gaming industry is growing rapidly, with behemoths like Alibaba backed-Paytm, Tencent, Youzu and Nazara investing in ... Read More »

Income Tax Scare For Startups For Issuing Preference Shares At A Premium Over Fair Market Value; Tax Experts Also Under Scanner For Valuation Of Startups

In a tax scare for startups, the Income Tax department has sent notices to startups and unlisted subsidiaries of some major Indian companies and multinationals for raising funds through preference shares in excess of what it considers the fair market value. The department has sent notices to about 200 entities under Section 56(2)(vii)(b) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, in ... Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo brand Moto on Monday launched budget smartphone Moto C Plus It is priced at Rs. 6,999 competing with Redmi 4 Lenovo wants to capture more of the affordable smartphone market in India Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C ... Read More »