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  • Unlike mature markets such as the US, where drug prices are market-controlled, here, the government and regulators play a pivotal role in the entire process. Regulators fix both the price companies pay for bulk drugs and the price at which they sell their products in the market, leaving little leeway to earn profit. For Indian pharma, this is a double-edged sword.

    According to the research, 54 per cent of companies reported skill shortages with businesses in 36 out of 44 countries finding it more difficult to attract skilled talent than in 2018. Employers in the US (69 per cent), Mexico (52 per cent), Italy (47 per cent) and Spain (41 per cent) reported the most acute shortages.

    Just 12% of startup investment firms in the U.S. have women in decision-making roles with the power to write checks.

    Alphabet joins the select few US companies to hit $1 trillion in market value.

    Harman CEO Dinesh Paliwal says govt’s CAA, Article 370 decisions ‘misinterpreted’, calls for more business-friendly policy.

    Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its rides in response to a new law that makes it harder to qualify its drivers as contractors.

    Morgan Stanley's shares jumped 5.6% after the Wall Street bank beat fourth-quarter profit estimates and raised its performance goals, wrapping up earnings of big U.S. lenders on a strong note.

    Fourteen San Francisco-area companies that began trading publicly last year have raised more than $15 billion, led by Uber Inc.’s $8.1 billion and Lyft Inc.’s $2.3 billion. Expand that to include the 16 other Bay Area firms that have gone public and the amount jumps to more than $20 billion.

    Indian Cellular & Electronics Association, which has Apple, Foxconn, Xiaomi and Flextronics among its members, has flagged subsidy for machinery & equipment, cost of power, incentive for supporting industry, labour subsidy, logistics and reduction of land rentals as other disabilities India faces in comparison to rivals such as Vietnam.

    Small-cap stocks have lagged not only their bigger cousins but also a rally in high-yield credit.

    How well do organisations in India truly understand their workforce? And as a corollary, how genuinely invested are they in employee engagement and well-being? The questions at this present juncture may sound regrettably rhetorical — but they are the ones HR leaders in companies across India need to be asking themselves urgently.

    Under the PIN verification feature, Uber users will receive a four-digit code when they book a ride that is to be shared with the driver partner to start the ride. Users will have to activate the feature in the app's setting.

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