At least three companies will launch their initial public offerings (IPOs) and two others will make their market debut towards the fag end of the week, making it one of the busiest weeks in months for public listings on Dalal Street. Read here to know more.
Farmers’ anger boils over
Farmers’ protest intensified in the country against the three new farm bills passed in Parliament last week. Farmers and opposition parties, including Congress, are staging protests and a group of people set a tractor on fire at Delhi’s India Gate. Read here.
The coronavirus pandemic has provided a watershed moment for wealth managers to recognise the importance of sustainable and socially responsible investment practices. Here is why the concept is gaining heft.
Taxing times for Trump
The bombshell revelations that US President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to hurt his appeal among blue-collar voters. Find out here why the new findings are crucial in the upcoming US elections.
Google Meet sets time limit
Google Meet users have to cut short their meeting time now. The video-chatting app will limit the free version of meetings to 60 minutes. Non-enterprise G Suite users won’t be able to use the free video-calling service on Google Meet for more than an hour. Details are here.
smallcase has big plans
Investment startup smallcase has raised a $14 million in Series B round. While the platform has so far operated by selling its service to brokerages, it also wants to reach out to consumers directly. Read the details here.
Mining in outer space
A space start-up in China is all set to send out the world’s first mining robot into space to identify and extract resources. Origin Space will be sending out the world’s first mining robot named into space by November 2020. Read here to know more.