Audit your personal finances to keep money matters in order

– Take stock of how adequate your life insurance. Is your life cover large enough to take care of outstanding loans, important goals such as children’s education and first-house purchase, as also pay for regular living expenses of dependents for several years till one of them is ready to take responsibility of the family? Also, […]

Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: August 9-10

1:15 p.m. Newsom sidesteps question on California health officer’s resignation: Gov. Gavin Newsom declined to go into detail on what led to the Sunday resignation of Dr. Sonia Angell, the state’s top health officer and director of the California Department of Public Health. “I try not to have personnel conversation in public, I don’t know […]

As market valuations turn expensive, brokerages pick these 27 stocks

Motilal Oswal feels the strong cost control has been the defining theme for Q1FY21 earnings so far. “In these challenging times when demand is weak and uncertain, corporate India has employed the lever of cost reduction to alleviate the stress on the bottomline. More importantly, the corporate commentary does indicate MoM improvement from the complete […]


Analysts believe that Malaysia will overcome the difficult period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic better than most other countries in Southeast Asia. The World Bank (WB) predicted that Malaysia’s economy will decrease by 3.1 percent in 2020 before increasing 6.9 percent in 2021. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that Malaysia’s economy will shrink […]