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Nearly 70% Indian firms might deploy AI before 2020: Intel

Technology       Dec 14, 2017

BENGALURU: As firms' appetite for the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) grows, a report on Thursday said 68.6 per cent Indian organisations might deploy it before 2020.  The Intel India commissioned report, undertaken by the International Data Corporation (IDC) that surveyed 194 Indian organisations across...

Life insurers need to focus on existing business for customer experience & profitability, Swiss Re

Life-News       Dec 13, 2017

Zurich Many life insurers are focused on enhancing the value of existing business by delivering sustainable value for consumers in order to grow long-term profitability, Swiss Re Institute's latest sigma report shows.   Some insurers are working to cultivate stronger relationships with existing policyholders by steering ...

Equities lead the charge for wealth creation: Karvy’s India Wealth Report 2017

Wealth Management       Dec 12, 2017

Mumbai: In FY17, total wealth held by individuals in India grew by 11% to Rs 344 lakh crore on the back of stellar performance of direct equity asset class.   According to the Karvy’s India Wealth Report 2017, the wealth held in financial assets by Indian...

Global insured average annual loss from catastrophes almost at USD 80 billion: AIR

      Dec 12, 2017

BOSTON: Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) estimates that the 1% aggregate exceedance probability insured loss (or the 100-year return period loss) from catastrophes worldwide is nearly USD 250 billion, and the global insured average annual loss is about USD 80 billion.   AIR today released...

Rekindling Growth

General       Nov 23, 2017

The Indian life insurance industry seems to be returning  to  the growth path Life insurance industry recorded a premium income of Rs 3,66,943.23 crore during 2015-16 as against Rs 3,28,102 crore in the previous financial year registering growth of 11.84 per cent (4.39 per cent...

Indian employees most engaged globally: Report

General       Nov 30, 2014

They are followed by Chinese employees (49 per cent), US (38 per cent), Brazil (36 per cent), Canada (28 per cent) and the UK (24 per cent). NEW DELHI:  A majority of Indian employees are performing intensely and their work engagement level is highest in...

Six things that happen to you after a year in space

General       Mar 06, 2016

To explore beyond the moon, NASA will need to fortify the human body After a record stay in space, astronaut Scott Kelly grew 1.5 inches due to a lack of gravity. He faces a greater risk of cancer than most earth-bound folks because of radiation...

Mutual funds see net redemptions of Rs 73,000 crore in March

General       Apr 12, 2016

mutual fund (MF) schemes saw a net inflow of Rs 1.34 lakh crore in 2015-16. Investors pulled out over Rs 73,000 crore from various mutual fund schemes in March, primarily due to high redemptions in Liquid Funds. Despite this, mutual fund (MF) schemes saw a...