Remote work is changing how new apartments are designed

While CEOs are clamoring for employees to return to the office, it appears remote work in one form or another is here to stay. Property developers have taken note, and many are now designing new apartments with remote workers in mind.  About 35% of U.S. job holders are able to work remotely full-time, and 28% … Read more

Viola Davis win makes her an EGOT, Beyoncé wins 2 Grammys

Beyoncé has already won two Grammys on Sunday, bringing her a step closer in her pursuit of being the most decorated artist in the show’s history. During the Grammys pre-telecast ceremony, Beyoncé won for the first time ever in the best dance-electronic music recording category for “Break My Soul.” She also won for best traditional … Read more

Way2VAT Reports Transaction Growth in 2022

Automated value-added tax recovery provider Way2VAT reported a 57 percent year-over-year increase in transaction volume in 2022, including a 40 percent increase in the fourth quarter. The company’s total transaction volume last year was A$21.33 million (about US$15 million), up from A$13.57 million in 2021, according to its earnings report. Founder and CEO Amos Simantov … Read more

BSP to prioritize inflation outlook over Fed rate hike

By Keisha B. Ta-asan, Reporter THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) will focus on managing inflation expectations in its policy review this month, even as the US Federal Reserve delivered a smaller rate hike at its own meeting last week.  “Next meeting will focus on inflationary expectations in (the Philippines), not the Fed’s 25-bp (basis … Read more

Safaricom barred from encroaching on land in Murang’a

Companies Safaricom barred from encroaching on land in Murang’a Monday February 06 2023 Safaricom PLC headquarters in Westlands, Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG Safaricom has been barred from trespassing into a gated community in Murang’a county to install fibre network until the company has obtained consent from plot owners. Justice Lucy Gacheru … Read more

Menora Mivtachim joins race to buy Isracard

The offer to purchase the controlling core in the credit card company is more than 10% higher than Harel’s bid last month. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd. (TASE: MMHD) has notified the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) that it has bid to buy the controlling core (32%) of credit card company Isracard (TASE: … Read more

Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports And Ambuja Cements Under NSE’s Additional Surveillance From Today

Adani Enterprises Ltd., Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd., and Ambuja Cements Ltd. will be under the National Stock Exchange’s short-term additional surveillance starting Feb. 6. India’s largest bourse had on Feb. 2 announced the decision to move the stocks under additional surveillance or ASM. From Monday, the applicable margin on the three stocks … Read more

A progressive, prudent and multifaceted Budget

The Budget has spelled out the contours and identified the opportunities to achieve the same including initiatives for enhancing women empowerment, tourism and green growth. Given the global headwinds, ‘generating demand’ and ‘fiscal prudence’ seem to be the underlying guiding principles of the Budget. In this sense, the government’s pragmatic approach of encouraging domestic demand … Read more