As summit ends, G 7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate
They want to show that international cooperation is back after the upheavals caused by the pandemic and the unpredictability of former US President Donald Trump. And they want to convey that the club of wealthy democracies — Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States — is a better friend to poorer nations than authoritarian rivals such as China.
Four IPOs to hit mkts next week; cos eye Rs 9,123 cr
The IPO market is getting back on track after a lull of two months, with four companies launching their initial share-sales next week to raise Rs 9,123 crore collectively. The last initial public offering (IPO) was that of Macrotech Developers (erstwhile Lodha Developers), which opened during April 7-9.
Covid-19 treatment cost to fall as GST rates cut
The GST Council on Saturday slashed the levy on several goods used for treatment of Covid-19 – ranging from key medicines and oxygen to hand sanitizers, pulse oximeters and ambulances – while leaving the rate on vaccines unchanged at 5%.