First Polls Since Sunak Called UK Election Show No Clear Change

The first opinion polls since Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called the UK general election last week show no clear change to the electoral picture after the opening days of campaigning.

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LIC stock is available at a discount. So why aren’t investors piling in?

LIC has a market-capitalisation-to-embedded-value of just 0.9 as against 2 to 2.6 for HDFC Life Insurance, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, and SBI Life Insurance. While there is scope for the valuation discount to narrow, the process could be gradual at best.

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Why political parties are breaking the bank to win over women voters

Lok Sabha Election 2024: The BJP, Congress, and many regional parties have gone overboard when it comes to wooing women voters. Forget caste and sub-caste politics; women are now the sunrise segment. And 2029 will be a monumental year. We tell you why.

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Hawkish US Fed main trigger for market; ICICI Bank sees rate cuts from September

This week, the main driver will likely be the US PCE, which is expected to slow at the margin from 0.5 per cent MoM to 0.3 per cent MoM in April, in a positive indicator of the gradual disinflation process for the US Federal Reserve.

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Why political parties are breaking the bank to win over women voters

Lok Sabha Election 2024: The BJP, Congress, and many regional parties have gone overboard when it comes to wooing women voters. Forget caste and sub-caste politics; women are now the sunrise segment. And 2029 will be a monumental year. We tell you why.

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RBSE Rajasthan 10th Result 2024 Live: Matric results tomorrow at 5 pm

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