Main index extends gaining streak The Saigon Times Investors watch stock information. The VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange advanced 5.64 points, or 0.41%, from the session earlier, at 1,367.36 today, June 15 – PHOTO: VNA HCMC - Despite strong selling pressure, the sharp rise of property and securities stocks and several largecaps helped the VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange move up and extend its winning streak to the third consecutive session today, June 15. Closing the day, with 183 winners and 198 losers, the main index advanced 5.64 points, or 0.41%, from the session earlier, at 1,367.36. The southern bourse saw over 730.9 million shares worth VND24.4 trillion change hands, down 6% in volume and 3% in value, against the previous session. Block deals contributed VND1.2 trillion to the total value. Among gaining stocks in the VN30 basket, retailer VRE, housing developer VHM and property group VIC continued their upward spiral. Refrigeration … [Read more...] about Main index extends gaining streak
Prices received by U.S. businesses for goods and services rose at their fastest annual pace recorded in 11 years of data, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. The Producer Price Index rose 6.6 percent in May from 12-months earlier, the highest recorded for the series that began in 2010. Compared with April, the index rose 0.8 percent. Both the annual and monthly figures exceeded the expectations of analysts and showed an acceleration of prices from April. The prices of goods jumped 1.5 percent. Services inflation ran at 0.6 percent in the month. Excluding food and energy, producer prices rose 4.8 percent annually, in line with expectations, and 0.7 percent from a month earlier. Economists had forecast a 0.5 percent gain. The Producer Price Index is an alternative gauge of inflation. Where the better-known Consumer Price Index measures prices paid by consumers, the Producer Price Index measures prices received by businesses. Over time, the two tend to track each … [Read more...] about Inflation Nation: Producer Price Index Surges to All-Time Record High
May has been showing growth in the job market despite the second wave and lockdowns as overall job postings have increased by 4 per cent year-on-year (May 2021 versus May 2020), according to a report. When it comes to hiring for the Top Management level professionals, with 16 or more years of work experience, witnessed a growth of 66 per cent year-on-year (May 2021 versus May 2020), as per job analysis report Monster Employment Index (MEI) by Monster.com, a Quess Company. While April 2021 witnessed a dip in job postings given the onset of the second wave of the pandemic, May 2021 showed green shoots of recovery. IT - Hardware, Software hiring witnessed a year-on-year growth of 67 per cent in Bangalore and 49 per cent in Hyderabad. Industries that indicate the highest year-on-year growth in hiring across the key cities are Banking/ Financial Services, Insurance and IT - Hardware, Software, according to a statement. Among the functions, Software, Hardware, Telecom indicate … [Read more...] about Job postings increase, 56% of industries exceed online hiring demand: Monster Employment Index
Synopsis For over 100 years, professionals have used BMI to determine a person's weight category. Related Lancet study says being overweight can increase severity of Covid Time to watch your weight: Obesity can increase risk of Covid fatality Unhealthy diet, lack of physical activities lead to drastic rise in obesity among adults and kids The slimming pill may be here: Study finds new 'game changer' drug to fight obesity Every time you visit a hospital for a routine check-up, you are made to step on a weighing scale as a nurse or doctor jots down your weight . It will be used to check your Body Mass Index ( BMI ). What is BMI? For over 100 years, medical professionals have used BMI to determine a person's weight category. It uses a mathematical formula by combining the weight and height of an individual to find out if s/he is underweight or overweight . Formula: BMI = weight (kg) / height 2 BMI is calculated by dividing weight … [Read more...] about What is Body Mass Index? Why is BMI used to measure if a person is overweight or obese?
The report says Jammu and Kashmir's performance has been excellent in sectors like education, health, agricultural productions last year. (Representative photo) SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir has performed better than many states and Union Territories (UTs), according to NITI Aayog index of states on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Launched in December 2018, the index has become the primary tool for monitoring progress on the SDGs in the country and has simultaneously fostered competition among the states and UTs by ranking them on the global goals. The index, developed in collaboration with the United Nations in India, measures the progress at the national and sub-national level in the country’s journey towards meeting the global goals and targets and has been successful as an advocacy tool to propagate the messages of sustainability, resilience, and partnerships, as well. The index evaluates progress of states and UTs on social, economic and environmental … [Read more...] about Jammu and Kashmir graduates among front-runners, surpasses top states and UTs: NITI Aayog index | India News – Times of India