IIM Calcutta is one of the leading B-Schools in India and the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1961, this prestigious institution was the first national centre for post-graduation studies and research in Management. It’s the only triple accredited B-School in India and best known for its Finance related courses. In fact the department is considered to be one of the best in the world. If you have taken CAT this year and rooting for Finance, IIMC is the obvious choice.
Banking, finance and technology professionals have reason to be upbeat. The next two years are going to see tremendous job opportunities in the banking sector in India.
Two new banks are ready to roll out. Bandhan Bank is commencing operations on August 23, 2015. It would start operations with 600 branches, of which 200 would be in metro and urban areas. IDFC Bank is slated to start operations from October 1, 2015 with 20 branches, of which 5 would be in metropolitan cities.
India’s two largest banks have announced new tech measures to enhance banking experience. While State Bank of India has launched a mobile wallet app, SBI Buddy in collaboration with Accenture and Mastercard, ICICI Bank Ltd has introduced ‘Smart Vault’, a fully automated locker facility with high-end robotic technology.
Gold began 2015 at about $1,175 an ounce. By January 23, it had rallied to almost $1,300. In February, it slipped about $60 and the fall continued in March. After a brief consolidation, it has been on a downtrend since June. Since July 20, 2015, when gold slipped below $1,100, it has remained in that region so far.
Where’s gold going? Here’s an update.