Philip G Heasley, President and CEO, ACI Worldwide

Digital Payment: India needs competition, cost, convivence and confidence to succeed

Indian News       Jun 18, 2019

  Mumbai: The Indian industry is rapidly adopting technology in payment system primarily through mobile wallet apps and now various APIs, said Kaku Nakhate President and Country Head (India), Bank of America N.A stated.   Many banks including Bank of America  independently or in partnership have developed...

India:Manufacturing, infrastructure sectors to add 58,200 jobs in Apr-Sept FY20

Data       Jun 18, 2019

The manufacturing, engineering and infrastructure sector is likely to add of 58,200 new jobs in the April-September of this financial year, a report published Monday said.   According to TeamLease Services biannual 'Employment Outlook' report for April-September FY20, these industries will witness a 2 per cent...

Be a smart manager: Resolving conflicts between employees can lead to higher productivity 

Facts       Jun 18, 2019

NEW YORK: Researchers have found that balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision making.  The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, is the first longitudinal study to prove several key tenets of structural balance theory (SBT),...

Do your Facebook posts have God references? You are 15 times more likely to have diabetes

Facts       Jun 18, 2019

  WASHINGTON: Your Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis, say scientists who suggests that language on social media posts with patient consent could be monitored just like physical symptoms.  Using an automated data collection technique, the researchers from University...

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts

International News       Jun 18, 2019

Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors.   A rise in securities class-action cases involving initial public offerings is spurring IPO...

Bancassurance Deals:Citi and Bajaj General, IDBI Bank and TATA AIG General join hands

Indian News       Jun 18, 2019

  Mumbai: Bajaj Allianz General Insurance and Citibank, today signed a corporate agency agreement for distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance’s products.   Under this strategic agreement, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance will offer personal lines of insurance such as health, personal accident, motor, home, and travel, along...

Only BS-6 vehicles to be available from next year: Javadekar

Indian News       Jun 17, 2019

  New Delhi: Only BS-6 vehicles will be available from next year onwards, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday, noting that vehicles contribute 20-22 per cent of pollution in the country.   "In Delhi, BS-6 fuel was started. Vehicles that will be available from next year will...

John Neal, Lloyd’s chief executive

Lloyd’s must seize opportunity to embrace digital transformation:John Neal

International News       Jun 17, 2019

  London: The Lloyd’s market must evolve and evolve fast or risk driving itself into irrelevance. This was the warning from Lloyd’s chief executive John Neal as he addressed delegates at the 2019 MMC Rising Professionals’ Global Forum in London. .   “We’re facing quite challenging headwinds,”...

IndiGo places $20-bn engine order for future fleet of 280 Airbus aircraft

Indian News       Jun 17, 2019

New Delhi: Budget carrier IndiGo Monday announced that it has placed a $20-billion order for LEAP-1A engines with US-based CFM International to power its future fleet of 280 narrow body aircraft.   Calling it the "largest ever single engine order in history", the airline said that...

Found love at work? It may be unhealthy for the aspiring 'power couple'

Blog       Jun 17, 2019

  NEW DELHI: With the life being in top gear round the clock for corporate leaders, their love life often takes a beating, and experts are of the opinion that any conflict of interest must be kept in mind when indulging in workplace relationships.   The HR...

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