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People moves: Blue Sky investment policy chief exits for PWRI

first_imgPWRI, Blue Sky Group, Nordea Life & Pension, MP Pension, British Columbia IMC, Coal Pension Trustees, Allianz, Fidelity, Schroders, Better Finance, Columbia Threadneedle, Avana InvestPWRI – Imke Hollander, head of investment policy and strategy at Dutch fiduciary manager Blue Sky Group, is to join the €8bn pension fund for disabled workers in sheltered accommodation (PWRI). She will be leaving Blue Sky effective 1 September. At PWRI, she will take over the responsibilities of Berry Spitsbaard as the adviser to the board’s investment committee, covering the full range of strategic advice. Spitsbaard will be more focused on projects and management of pension administration.A spokesperson for PWRI said that Hollander’s appointment would further strengthen the advice to the investment committee and its ability to monitor and hold accountable its fiduciary manager, BMO Global Asset Management. Hollander will report directly to Wim Hoek, who was named PWRI’s new director in March.Nordea Life & Pension – Anders Stensbøl Christiansen, head of equities at Nordea Life & Pension Group, has become acting CIO at Nordea Life & Pension Denmark. It follows Anders Schelde’s move to MP Pension, where he will become CIO of the Danish labour-market pension fund for academic public sector staff from 1 November.  British Columbia IMC – Stefan Dunatov, who left Coal Pension Trustees earlier this year, is to join British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCIMC) later this year, IPE understands.Dunatov was CIO at Coal Pension Trustees, overseeing two pension schemes for the coal mining industry. He had led the investment team since 2011, having first joined in 2008 as an investment strategist. He also sits on the investment committee of the £20.9bn (€23.6bn) Wellcome Trust, a charitable foundation, and chairs investment think tank The 300 Club.BCIMC runs C$135.5bn (€93.3bn) on behalf of public sector pension funds in Canada. A spokeswoman for the company declined to comment.Allianz – Rémi Vrignaud has been named as the new CEO of Allianz in Austria. He replaces Wolfram Littich, who has led Allianz’s operations in the country since 2001. Vrignaud joined Allianz in the same year as assistant to the board chairman. He has chaired Allianz’s operations in Romania, and most recently has been managing the office of the CEO in Germany. Subject to regulatory approval, he will take up the position on 25 August.Polar Capital – Gavin Rochussen has joined the UK-based boutique as CEO. He succeeds Tim Woolley, who has moved to a non-executive position. Rochussen was previously group CEO at JO Hambro Capital Management, an equity specialist asset manager. Between 2003 and 2008 he was CEO of wealth management firm Fleming Family & Partners.Fidelity International – The fund management giant has hired Lucette Yvernault to lead a new “portfolio engineering” team within its fixed income business. Yvernault joins from Schroders where she was a global credit portfolio manager. She has also worked for Citigroup Asset Management.The Portfolio Engineering Group has been established to design and manage customised fixed income portfolios for institutional clients, Fidelity said. Charles McKenzie, global CIO for fixed income, said the new group reflected “strong appetite for bespoke systematic strategies, provided at a lower cost”.Better Finance – The European consumer finance lobby group has appointed Aleksandra Maczynska to its Brussels team. She joins from Poland’s consumer and competition regulator, where she was deputy director of its international relations and communication department. She has worked on EU Council working parties in financial services. She has also recently joined the European Commission’s Financial Services User Group.Columbia Threadneedle Investments – The $467bn (€406bn) asset manager has hired Jesco Schwarz as sales director for savings and cooperative banks in Germany. He joins from Frankfurt Trust Investment Gesellschaft, where he was sales manager. The appointment is part of Columbia Threadneedle’s efforts to expand its distribution in Germany and respond to growing demand from banking clients.Avana Invest – The German exchange-traded product provider has named Gerhard Rosenbauer to its board. He joined the firm a year ago from Inprimo Invest. He takes over from Thomas Uhlmann, who resigned from the company on 30 June. The company said Rosenbauer would be responsible for asset management for private and institutional investors, as well as for marketing, sales and corporate communications.last_img read more

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Hawks dump Leafs 5-2 to pull closer to lead in Murdoch race

first_imgEdwards got the ball rolling for the Hawks with a shorthanded tally 12 minutes into the game.Michael Bell scored three minutes later to give the hometown Hawks the cushion they would never give up.Calvin,Keanan Patershuk and Danny Vlanich, into an empty net, completed the scoring for Beaver Valley.Leaf captain Colton Schell and Dustin Reimer replied for the Leafs.Beaver Valley outshot the Leafs 29-25 making a winner out of netminder Zach Perehudoff.Marcus Beesley took the loss in goal for Nelson.The teams meet again Saturday in Nelson at 7:30 p.m. in the NDCC Arena. The Murdoch Division got a whole lot tighter after Friday’s action.Ryan Edwards and Dallas Calvin each had two points to lead the Beaver Valley Nitehawks to a 5-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory Friday night in Fruitvale.The win, coupled with a 3-2 Columbia Valley overtime victory over the Castlegar Rebels, moves the Hawks to within three points of division leading Nelson and two behind second-place Rebels.last_img read more

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Gauteng’s poverty-busting budget of growth

first_imgNomfundo Tshabalala, the head of department in the Gauteng provincial treasury, FNB economic analyst Alex Smith and Finance MEC Mandla Nkomfe all believe that the budget highlights the fundamental economic strategy to facilitate the restructuring of the economy and prepare it for its next phase of development (Image: Melissa Jane Cook)• Lwazi StuurmanCommunications ManagerFirst National Bank (FNB)+27 87 312 [email protected] Jane CookFiscal constraints, a challenging macro-economic environment and the large current account deficit were raised by business and government officials at a breakfast held to unpack the Gauteng provincial budget.The intimate event was hosted by First National Bank (FNB) at the Marion on Nicol on 7 March. Host Jeremy Maggs encouraged robust interaction between the captains of industry, stakeholders and other delegates. Gauteng is the economic powerhouse of the country, adding some weight to its budget, which was met with much approval from those at the breakfast.A focus of the budget was unemployment, and it took a confident stand that there would be six million job opportunities in the free market. The government would also pull its weight and work with small, medium and micro enterprises, rather than leave it all in the hands of the private sector. For example, R180 million was set aside for youth unemployment.Alleviating poverty was at the heart of the document, and Finance MEC Mandla Nkomfe said: “The highest concentration of poverty is in Gauteng, followed by the Western Cape. There is a correlation between urbanisation, migration and urban poverty… At the moment our cost of living is high, food and transport costs are high. But this budget will bolster confidence so that we can have healthy growth in the economy.”South Africa was experiencing fiscal constraints and the global economy itself was slowly recovering from recession. This duo had a negative impact on the economy, and the private sector would play a crucial role in mobilising jobs, he added.Manufacturing, infrastructure, educationAn important issue was infrastructure development, and R10.6 billion was earmarked in the budget for this sector. In addition, R3.4 billion was allocated to health care and education, with the emphasis on more schools, clinics and community health centres.Manufacturing was important in Gauteng, Nkomfe said, and there must be motivation for the province to become a manufacturing hub. “There are issues around reindustrialisation. We need to manufacture here. This will go a long way to entrepreneurial development,” he added.“The South African economy is rising, and we need to find ways to exploit these opportunities. We need to focus more on competition and make ourselves more competitive. We need to deal with industrial issues and labour unrest. There is the possibility of working together – the private sector and the government.”Nkomfe was introduced by Kgosi Ledimo, the chief executive of FNB provincial and local government, public sector. He said Nkomfe was “now in the position of managing one of the largest economies in South Africa”. “He is able to mobilise financial resources and ensure that infrastructure development in the province is taking place,” Ledimo told the assembled business people.To place the budget in context, it was reiterated that 2009 was characterised by challenges stemming from the uncertainty in and the rapid deterioration of the external economic landscape. With the global economic crunch that started in 2008, there was a sharp slowdown in South Africa’s economy, as there was in most countries.But this 2014/2015 provincial budget showed that South Africa had pulled itself out of the doldrums and was on its way to impressive growth and development. Over R86.9 billion had been set aside, which was expected to grow to R98.9 billion by 2016.Funding the budgetNkomfe said it would move Gauteng forward in a very positive way, and create great change. “A lot of money has been spent on roads, schools, hospitals etc, to provide a better life for Gauteng people.”He explained the three sources of the money used in the budget: the government got more than R950 billion from those who paid taxes; conditional grants; and own revenue through gambling tax and car licences and so on. The greater the province, the more money there was to go round. At about 12.7 million people, Gauteng had the largest population in South Africa, and therefore got the most money.Another criterion in deciding how much money was earmarked for provinces was the number of its school-going children. In this category, Gauteng was second to KwaZulu-Natal. In terms of how a province was using primary health care facilities, again Gauteng was second to KwaZulu-Natal. “We need to put more resources into better primary health care,” Nkomfe said.FNB economic analyst Alex Smith said that South Africa’s growth was driven by consumption and the large amount of imports. “There was a huge amount of money [coming] into South Africa during the recession in 2009 as people wanted good returns, but this was a volatile stimulus. It strengthened the rand and supported imports.“However, we consume and import too much. The trade deficit [has widened], especially with Marikana in 2012. We import approximately R200 billion worth more than we export and this is funded by foreign investment.”Current account deficitHe maintained that the country’s economic challenge lay in managing its large current account deficit. “The government has done well on reigning in its spending. The focus must move to investment and production. We need to become more competitive and export more, produce more, and focus on human capital development, the productivity of workers, a healthy worker is a productive worker.”In addition, South Africa needed to sort out labour unrest, Smith said, and focus on efficiency in terms of training and human capital, which must be of the highest standard. Entrepreneurs needed incubators so their businesses had longevity.“We need to support local industries with local procurement. The key message is that the government has done well in allocating funds, but how efficiently is the money being spent? We need to get maximum value for every rand we spend. We need to curb spending on imports and reduce inflation.”Another focus was the leveraging of technology. Innovation must be worked on at a government level, Smith said. Tourism was a massive source of revenue. “Last year, more money was spent on tourism than gold. We can and must do more to boost Gauteng’s reputation.”The breakfast was important as it gave stakeholders an opportunity to interact and put the private sector on display, Nkomfe said. “It is important for the private sector to see what further resources can be released. We need to maximise the over R80 billion that has been set aside. There are many people with projects on the go and there are many opportunities for the private sector to get involved and become a big partner.”DemocracyIt was a great time to celebrate 20 years of democracy, he added. “This time has given the government opportunity to lay strong foundations for the future and move South Africa forward. In order to address issues of unemployment, poverty and inequality we need to deal with the problem of consumption and how our wage bill is ballooning.”Nomfundo Tshabalala, the head of department in the Gauteng provincial treasury, concluded: “We need synergy between partnerships. This can be done with infrastructure development, issues of innovation and ensuring support of entrepreneurs and small, medium and micro enterprises.”The budget had highlighted the fundamental economic strategy to facilitate the restructuring of the economy and prepare it for its next phase of development. “We are all up to the challenge,” Nkomfe concurred.last_img read more

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Other Haute For Diva’s Celebrity Inspired Small Size Curly Hair Scrunchie Elastic Band Wrap Around Style : Pleasantly Surprised

first_imgSummaryReviewer Nathalie DuboisReview Date2018-02-11 07:56:59Reviewed Item Haute For Diva’s Celebrity Inspired Small Size Curly Hair Scrunchie Elastic Band Wrap Around StyleRating 3.0 / 5  stars, based on  12  reviews Excellent product, colour match perfect. Yes, colour is true to expectations and it is on elastic so great for not so big hair. It was lovely, but i chose the wrong colour ?. Yes, colour is true to expectations and it is on elastic so great for not so big hair. Excellent product, colour match perfect. Very pleased with my purchase very natural looking, easy to use and good colour,will be ordering again. Would highly recommend this product. Very pleased with my purchase very natural looking, easy to use and good colour,will be ordering again. Would highly recommend this product. Super impressed with service and quality. Super impressed with service and quality. For the price of this hair piece i wasn’t expecting too much but i have to say i more than happy with it. I think the secret is picking the right colour to match your hair otherwise it would have gone straight in the bin, thankfully i managed to get pick the correct shade. Don’t know how long it will last me as i have one i got from primark years ago and its still going strong (have changed my hair colour hence the reason for a new hair piece). All in all a happy customer. It was lovely, but i chose the wrong colour ?. For the price of this hair piece i wasn’t expecting too much but i have to say i more than happy with it. I think the secret is picking the right colour to match your hair otherwise it would have gone straight in the bin, thankfully i managed to get pick the correct shade. Don’t know how long it will last me as i have one i got from primark years ago and its still going strong (have changed my hair colour hence the reason for a new hair piece). All in all a happy customer. Pleasantly SurprisedHaute For Diva’s Celebrity Inspired Small Size Curly Hair Scrunchie Elastic Band Wrap Around StyleWomens Curly Small Size Hair ScrunchiesAvailable in 26 colours and shadesWrap around style, elastic band fasteningIdeal for night outs, party, proms, bridal and wedding ocaassionInspired from various celebs and red carpet eventscenter_img Posted on February 11, 2018Author Nathalie DuboisCategories Hair ExtensionsTags Otherlast_img read more

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2011 Staff Predictions

first_imgabraham hyatt Tags:#predictions#web Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketcenter_img Editor’s note: Every December the ReadWriteWeb team looks into the murky depths of the coming year and tries to predict the future. How did we do last year? Well, Facebook didn’t go public, Google Wave didn’t make a comeback, and Spotify didn’t make it to the U.S. But our forecasts for Google Chrome, cloud computing, Facebook and something we called the “iTablet” were spot on. What’s in store for 2011? All this week we’ve been posting our predictions. Let us know your prognostications in the comments.Seamus Condron, Community ManagerReadWriteWeb’s 2011 Predictions:2011 Staff Predictions2011 Predictions: Klint Finley2011 Predictions: Curt Hopkins2011 Predictions: Sarah Perez2011 Predictions: Mike Melanson1: Groupon will buy Foursquare, ushering in a new era of location-based commerce.2: Kevin Rose will leave Digg, or sell it for a bargain basement price, then leave.3: As many witnessed (by accident), the Facebook Pages product will be compeltely re-vamped and will allow brands to have a Facebook voice outside of their Page.4: QR codes will finally score big with a mainstream industry: wine.5: Online curation services like Storify will be more widely adopted by mainstream journalists and news organizations, providing a more social, contextual layer to reporting.6: This time next year, we won’t be talking about the glorious resurrection of Delicious.7: Many Facebook users will continue complaining about privacy while never actually having visited their privacy settings.8: A late 2011 RWW post will be titled “Flickr: In Memoriam”9: The most overused word in the tech blogosphere will be: hacktivism.10: Readers’ Choice for Time’s Person of the Year: AnonymousAbraham Hyatt, Production Editor1: A major digital news organization will acquire a once-major legacy news organization. Much handwringing will occur.2: Africa and Asia (which have the largest share of worldwide mobile Web usage) are the mobile industry’s 600 lb. gorilla. It’s clear that those markets will end up playing a significant role in how the world consumes the mobile Web. Watch for more big names investing in developers in Africa. 3: News organizations will try to meet the growing demand for mobile content by spending a lot of money creating mobile apps. The apps will be mirrors of their websites and they’ll be confused – like they were when they did the same thing with print and the Web a decade ago – when no one pays attention to them. 4: As micro-content creation – tweets, status updates, micro-blogging – becomes the norm for online communication, the number of people blogging – or creating any kind of long-form content – will continue to decrease. However, the number of people actually consuming and interacting with that kind of content will remain the same. A win for content creators, but will it increase the monetary value of what they create? Doubt it.5: The availability of big data – massive sources of raw data – will increase. Some fantastic new tools for analyzing and displaying that data will appear. Very few people will use them but the people who do will blow our minds.6: Curation will become an art form. Storify-like apps will proliferate. 7: The number of people who go online every day but visit fewer than 10 different sites a week will increase. Call it the Facebook bubble. As we predicted last year, for many people “Facebook” and “Internet” are becoming synonymous. They’re a small minority, but they’re growing – and they’re not very happy when they have to leave that bubble.Alex Williams, ReadWriteEnterprise and ReadWriteCloud1: Virtualization will turn data centers into extended cloud environments. The term “private cloud” will become meaningless.2: Developing apps from APIs will continue to become easier. The ability to explore an API will become more sophisticated and the automation to create the apps will open development to more people.3: Big data, analytics and data visualization will force major changes in how user interfaces are developed. 4: Mobile virtualization will start to see adoption. The enterprise will see the value in creating distinct environment for apps and data on a mobile device. It will also mean that people will not have to carry two or more mobile devices. 5: The web content management space will extend as marketers move almost entirely online. Analytics, personalization and social technologies will integrate with CMS environments.6: Telephony will continue to become more about messaging. Email, collaboration tools, activity stream technologies and other apps will further integrate with telephony APIs.7: The network will flatten. Networking will move to center stage in importance as virtualization becomes standard practice in data centers and the cloud.Jared Smith, Webmaster 1: A severe privacy breach strikes a location-based service, thrusting the issue of privacy on these networks back into the mainstream.2: Verizon launches a CDMA iPhone 4 in the US; rumors of a LTE version erupt shortly afterward. Verizon’s network sees strain it hasn’t yet seen before.3: Foursquare is going to start getting more into the acquisition game, cementing themselves as a long-term player and looking less and less likely as a takeover target.4: News Corp. will spin off or shutter MySpace this year.5: IE 9’s release will bring with it a renaissance for Web designers: HTML5 and CSS3 will begin to hit mainstream in a very large way starting in 2011.John Paul Titlow, ReadWriteBiz1: Location-based apps like Foursquare will continue to slowly inch toward mainstream adoption. Local businesses will drive monetization and emerging technologies like geofencing will improve the user experience. 2: Tablet user adoption explodes, driven by Apple’s iPad, which will see new competitors pop up left and right. Websites evolve accordingly, using HTML5 over Flash and simplified designs optimized for the tablet browsing experience. Tablet prices will drop down close to $200 by year’s end. 3: The U.S. will finally get either Spotify or a Verizon iPhone. Maybe. Just one of them? Please? Oh, forget it…4: Cablegate will pale in comparison to the secret information about governments and corporations that is released by Wikileaks and similar organizations, which will continue to crop up around the world.5: By the end of the year, mobile payments will begin to approach mainstream status, as people increasingly whip out their phones instead of their wallets to pay for things. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Related Posts last_img read more

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Argentina heads for World Cup, but hurdles still lie ahead

first_imgArgentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Ecuador during their 2018 World Cup qualifier football match in Quito, on October 10, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Juan RuizArgentina was in trouble until the final round of South American qualifying for the World Cup, and needed Lionel Messi to seal his country’s place at soccer’s global showcase.Now comes the really difficult part.ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Read Next Given Argentina’s World Cup tradition, the 3-1 win earned against Ecuador with Messi’s hat trick was little short of mandatory. But coach Jorge Sampaoli still has a lot to fix in a squad that almost made Argentina miss a World Cup for the first time in 48 years.Here is a look at the issues facing the team:FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutDependence on MessiAt a crucial moment, Argentina needed Messi to step in and avoid what could have been a humiliating exit. And he certainly delivered, with his three goals against Ecuador worth a place at next year’s finals. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is also on good form despite being a reserve at Manchester United. Defenders Nicolas Otamendi, Gabriel Mercado and Marcos Acuna have similarly earned praised for their performances.Coaching changesSampaoli was the team’s third coach during qualifying, with the former Chile and Sevilla manager taking over four months ago after Edgardo Bauza was fired. Bauza stayed on the job for only eight matches, after succeeding Gerardo Martino.Argentina never used the same starting lineup twice in its 18 matches, a statistic which many believe has made it less effective as a team and more reliant on the individual talent of Messi.Now Sampaoli has eight months to find the right partners for Messi and help him claim soccer’s most coveted trophy. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Russia might be Messi’s last World Cup, and it will definitely be his final attempt at the peak of his powers. At the 2022 tournament in Qatar, the Argentine will be 35 years old.Regardless of his numerous titles with Barcelona, he has still to win a major one for Argentina.“The nationality of the best player in the world is luckily Argentine”, Sampaoli told reporters. “Messi does not owe a World Cup to Argentina, it is football that owes a World Cup to him. We have the chance to help, he is the best player ever.”The dependence on Messi has been proportional to the lack of goals from other players.Goal droughtADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIEScenter_img Argentina scored only 19 goals in its 18 games in South American qualifying, tying with Paraguay for the second-worst record. Messi scored seven, and no other player added more than two goals.In the standings, South American leader Brazil and second-place Uruguay scored 41 and 32 goals, respectively.Messi’s hat trick in Quito gave Argentina its first goals in open play since a 3-0 victory over Colombia in November 2016.Sampaoli replaced veteran striker Gonzalo Higuain for Boca Juniors’ target man Dario Benedetto, and he has also brought in players that had been overlooked, like Mauro Icardi and Alejandro Gomez.None of them did any better.Sergio Aguero missed the last two rounds due to injury. He and Angel Di Maria will have to step up in Russia, while Sampaoli will also have to find a way to use Juventus starlet Paulo Dybala.Doubts about MacheranoArgentina also faces problems in defense, despite conceding only 16 goals, the second-lowest number in South American qualifying. Veteran defender Javier Mascherano seems to be at the end of his impressive run at 33 years of age.It was a mistake by Mascherano that allowed Ecuador to open the scoring on Tuesday and he has been frequently replaced by Sampaoli.Moving Mascherano back to a midfield role seems unlikely, as Enzo Perez, Lucas Biglia and Ever Banega have all done well in recent games. LiAngelo Ball center of attention at UCLA media day Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View commentslast_img read more

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10 months ago​Crystal Palace defender Souare undergoes surgery

first_img​Crystal Palace defender Souare undergoes surgeryby Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveCrystal Palace defender Pape Souare has gone through with an operation on his dislocated shoulder.The Senegalese international was injured against Grimsby in the FA Cup over the weekend.There is hope that he will be back soon, but it is not a major loss for Palace. Souare had only played in four games this season prior to his injury.Souare took to Twitter to say: “Quick minor op, and it went great can’t wait to get back doing what I love.”I wanna thank everyone for their ongoing support. See you soon.” About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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Huawei eyes 10 premium smartphone share in India

first_imgParis: Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is aiming to make a serious dent into the growing premium smartphone market in India with its newly-launched P30 and P30 Pro devices. The company, which is betting big on the roll-out of the 5G network in India and is set to start trials with partner telcos in the country soon, is also looking at capturing a bigger share in the Indian smartphone market, a top company executive told IANS here. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalAccording to Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, with their new P series smartphones, they are looking to capture 10 per cent of the premium smartphone market in India by the end of this year. The company is aiming to replace market leader Samsung and other premium segment players like Apple and Google with its feature-rich P30 and P30 Pro. The company has been facing a somewhat tepid response for its P20 phones, launched last year in India, and with the much-improved camera and videography features, Huawei feels they now have a winner in the P30 series. Also Read – Food grain output seen at 140.57 mt in current fiscal on monsoon boost “We are so low in the premium smartphone market in India. Last year, we invested to make our phones better and with the new P series, we are confident to have 10 per cent share in the Indian premium smartphone market,” Yu said. The P30 and P30 Pro phones are priced in the range of Euro 799 to Euro 1,249 for the European market. These would be priced relatively cheaper in India when launched by the middle of next month. Keeping the price-sensitive Indian market, the new P series may also be manufactured in India later. “Manufacturing will depend on volumes. Once we have that, our Indian facility will start rolling out the new phones,” Yu said, adding that they would also look at the development of local features and app for their phones in India as and when the opportunity arrives. He, however, evaded a question on whether they were also working on a new operating system (OS) for their phones. Yu also refused to give Indian pricing for its phones but said that it would be similar to what they did with the P20 series last year. P20 phones sold 60 million units globally last year, while in India, the fastest growing smartphone market, it touched 20 million units. The global numbers for Huawei stood at 206 million units in 2018. Yu said that with the new launches, the numbers would grow 25-30 per cent in 2019.last_img read more

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Shatrughan Sinha has movable immovable assets of Rs 112221 crore

first_imgPatna: Actor-turned-politician and Congress candidate from Patna Sahib constituency Shatrughan Sinha has movable and immovable assets of Rs 112.22 crore. Sinha, who joined the Congress recently after switching his loyalty of more than three decades with BJP, is locked in a direct electoral battle with Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Sinha filed his papers on Monday, the last date for filing of nomination papers for Patna Sahib constituency which would go to polls on May 19. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra Singh As per the affidavit, Sinha has movable assets of Rs 8.60 crore and immovable assets of Rs 103.61 crore while his wife Poonam Shatrughan Sinha has movable assets of Rs 18.67 crore and immovable assets of Rs 62.65 crore. Sinha, who graduated from FTII, Pune in 1967, has shown Rs 4,58,232 as cash in hand while his wife has Rs 5,95, 366 as cash in hand. The filmstar has Rs 2.74 crore as fixed deposits in bank and Rs 29.10 lakh as investments in shares, bonds, mutual funds while his wife has FD of Rs 10.68 crore and Rs 2.96 crore as investments in shares, bonds, mutual funds, the affidavit said. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad The actor possess gold, silver and precious stones valued at Rs 1.03 crore while Poonam Sinha possess jewellery items worth Rs 1.15 crore, the affidavit said. According to affidavit, Sinha possesses seven cars including one ambassador, two camry, one each Fortuner, Innova, Maruti Ciaz and Scorpio all worth Rs 14.80 lakh whereas his wife has a Mercedes car of 2013 make worth Rs 48.20 lakh. Both husband and wife have not taken any loans from banks or financial institutions but both owe an outstanding due in crores to be paid to their actor daughter Sonakshi Sinha. As on March 2019, the outstanding dues that Sinha owes to his daughter stood at Rs 10.59 crore while his wife has taken Rs 16.18 crore from her daughter. As per the affidavit, Sinha’s declared annual income reduced to Rs 63,87,233 in 2018-19 from Rs 1,28,38,400 in 2015-16 whereas his wife’s annual income has increased to Rs 1,34,24,388 in 2018-19 from Rs 53,94,830 in 2014-15. Sinha’s rival and BJP candidate Ravi Shankar Prasad and his wife have less assets in comparison to Bollywood star and his wife Poonam Sinha. Prasad has movable assets of Rs 18.35 crore and immovable assets of Rs 3.74 crore whereas his wife Maya Shankar has movable assets of Rs 1.43 crore but does not possess any immovable assets, as per the affidavit filed by Prasad in his nomination papers. There is no outstanding loans or dues of any bank, financial institutions pending against Prasad or his wife, it said. Prasad owns three vehicles – Toyota Fortuner, Honda Accord and Scorpio SUV worth Rs 48,70,513 while his wife possess a Honda city car worth Rs 11.50 lakh, the affidavit said. Maya Shankar possess 550 gram of gold worth Rs 17.05 lakh while the Law minister has 20 gram of gold worth Rs 62,400. Prasad, who is a well-known Supreme Court lawyer, did his graduation and post graduation from Patna College and he completed his LLB from Patna Law College in 1976-79.last_img read more

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