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  1. Is Carbon Fiber the Future of Construction Industry?

    Over the past century, Steel and Aluminum have replaced wood as the primary material for construction projects globally. However in recent years, carbon fiber is being increasingly used to replace steel and aluminum in construction ...read more

  1. Edible Vaccines – A Research Area Waiting to Explode

    Advantages Ease of administration and patient compliant due to oral delivery No requirement of sterile conditions for storing vaccines Elimination of contamination risk with animal pathogens Economical in production, easy production scale up and lower ...read more

  1. Fiscal Deficit Overview in the GCC

    A sustained slump in oil prices has eaten into the fiscal buffers that GCC countries built up over years of plentiful oil revenues.While the region witnessed an acute deterioration in its external and fiscal ...read more

  2. 3 Consumer Staples Stocks You Need To Get In On

    Consumer Staples, prized for their slow but steady growth in investment portfolios, are generating higher alpha than ever before. They’ve not only been more resilient to the usual market headwinds but also have tremendous p ...read more

  3. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  1. Are business valuation approaches lagging behind?

    The finance world has been using the same methods to value businesses for a long time now. While the business world has changed significantly, valuation approaches remain the same. The changes in business environment and ...read more

  2. What 2017 Looks Like for Indian Start-up Valuations

    India’s start-up ecosystem savored 2015. Several dominant consumer driven tech-startups (such as e-commerce portals, food-tech sites, online marketplaces, and aggregators) enjoyed soaring valuations. 2016 was another story however. Although plenty of bright ideas and big dreams w ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more