Sales, legal, tech: Sectors where Covid positively impacted salaries thumbnail

Sales, legal, tech: Sectors where Covid positively impacted salaries

(This story originally appeared in on Jan 01, 2021)MUMBAI: Covid has shaped salary trends in a positive way for several sectors. These include internet & e-commerce, BFSI (banking, financial services & insurance), transportation & logistics and energy & utilities, as well as functions like legal & compliance and marketing. Additionally, these are expected to have…

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Many Lebanese, their hopes in tatters, say they fear what 2021 will bring

BEIRUT: After a year of financial, political and social turmoil, few in Lebanon believe the crisis-wracked country’s situation will improve in the coming 12 months, while growing numbers fear their plight will worsen dramatically.   “Our country is broken,” said Rima Al-Khatib, who works in the banking sector, describing a year in which her father…

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Brexit deal won’t kill the economic pain

Britain has clinched a last-minute trade agreement with the European Union that will preserve its zero-tariff and zero-quota access to the bloc’s single market of 450 million consumers. But it is a thin deal that will not prevent economic pain and disruption for the United Kingdom or for EU member states, and many aspects of…

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The Case for Biden to Muddle Through America’s Political Crisis

Even as America hits low ebb with an out-of-control pandemic and staggering economic pain, there is, at least, the comfort that the nation can wrest itself out of its current situation if only it can find the political will. As we wait for most Americans to be vaccinated, there is overwhelming evidence that mask-wearing, social…

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Carbon Capture Is Not a Climate Savior

In December, the Vatican became one of the latest entities to unveil a plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, joining far less pious actors like BP, Shell, and President-elect Joe Biden. Net-zero plans have become all the rage as public concern about the climate crisis has grown. But approving coverage of these wide-ranging announcements…

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Singapore ushers ASEAN into new digital banking era

It was the week when the “Switzerland of Asia” mixed a dash of Silicon Valley into its tropical version of Zurich. From Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Singapore attracted top tech leaders to a weeklong “financial technology” event designed to underline that digitization is integral to the city-state’s vision of its…

US Banking Digital Trust Study: Which US banks have the highest levels of digital trust among consumers thumbnail

US Banking Digital Trust Study: Which US banks have the highest levels of digital trust among consumers

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of Business Insider Intelligence’s US Banking Digital Trust Report 2020.The full report is available to Business Insider Intelligence enterprise clients. To learn more about this report, email Business Insider Intelligence Client Services at [email protected] US banks with the highest levels of digital trust in 2020 are PNC, Chase,…