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Tobias Puehse
Tobias Puehse

Contactless payment to stay after Covid recovery: Mastercard’s Tobias Puehse

  • The pandemic has been a huge driver for the online payments and transactions ecosystem with an increasing number of users in the country opting for contactless and mobile payment solutions in recent times. In Livemint's Pivot or Perish Fintech Webinar, Tobias Puehse, VP, Head of innovation & customer solutions, Asia Pacific, Mastercard, explains why contactless payment and other trends would stick to consumers even after Covid-19 recovery. Watch the full video for more.

Srinivas Nidugondi
Srinivas Nidugondi

Comviva’s Srinivas Nidugondi on challenges in digital payments amid Covid

  • Srinivas Nidugondi, EVP and COO, Mobile Financial Solutions, Comviva, spoke about the challenges in the digital payments industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic. He said, “In this industry, it’s about really trying to figure out how do you get the consumer behavior shifted as fast as you can and thankfully people didn’t have a choice. He added, “More than a challenge, it’s about whether people have taken queues figuring out those small white spaces or gaps and bridging them to ensure people are starting to make those transactions.” Watch the full video for more.

Pivot or Perish
Demand for homes, particularly the affordable ones, will return stronger, say experts.mint
Set up in 2005, Kotak Realty Fund has raised $1.47 billion till date, invested in 40 real estate projects and financed over 65 million sq. ft of residential development and 6 million sq. ft of commercial development. Photo: Mint (Mint)
Set up in 2005, Kotak Realty Fund has raised $1.47 billion till date, invested in 40 real estate projects and financed over 65 million sq. ft of residential development and 6 million sq. ft of commercial development. Photo: Mint (Mint)

Real estate sees early signs of recovery

  • Sales witnessed the maximum increase in Kolkata (68%) followed by Ahmedabad (64%) and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Bangalore (60% each)
  • New launches grew by 68% in Q2 at 18,591 units compared to Q1, but are still 70% lower than the year-ago period.

LIVE: Pivot or Perish: A playbook for growth in the new normal for real estate sector

Indian real estate industry experts talk about the future of the sector
Indian real estate industry experts talk about the future of the sector
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Pivot or Perish: The real estate sector

This edition of Mint's Pivot or Perish webinar will focus on how resilient Indian markets are to withstand difficult business cycles and emerge stronger post Covid

Bijay Agarwal, managing director, Salarpuria Sattva.
Puravankara managing director Ashish Puravankara.Photo: Mint
Vinod Rohira, chief executive, Mindspace Business Parks REIT
A pedestrian wearing a face covering walks under power cables near the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building stands in the background in Mumbai. (Bloomberg)
A pedestrian wearing a face covering walks under power cables near the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building stands in the background in Mumbai. (Bloomberg)

Markets may sustain rally

  • Sectors such as real estate, technology are among the best bets, the investors said at Mint’s Pivot or Perish series panel discussion
  • Experts expect global liquidity flow into equities to continue for some more time, and India will be a beneficiary of that

Tushar Pradhan, CIO, HSBC Global Asset Management (India).
Saion Mukherjee, head of India equity research, Nomura.
Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Nirmala Sitharaman said there is a need for bankers to know the local language of the area they are posted in.pti
RBI’s open market operations could ease liquidity and flatten yields, say experts.mint
India needs talent for intelligence design of products across AI, IoT and machine learning, said experts. Ramesh Pathania/Mint
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