Current Affairs 22nd January 2021

Current Affairs 22nd January 2021 1. NSE: World’s largest derivatives exchange National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.(NSE) has emerged as the world’s largest derivatives exchange in 2020 in terms of the number of contracts traded based on the statistics maintained by the Futures Industry Association (FIA). NSE is ranked 4th…

Current Affairs 20th January 2021

Current Affairs 20th January 2021 1. JSW Sports signs up Rishabh Pant JSW Sports, the sports arm of the JSW Group conglomerate, has announced the addition of Rishabh Pant to its growing talent management roster. The multi-year association between them will see JSW Sports manage all commercial interests and marketing…

Current Affairs 18th January 2021

Current Affairs 18th January 2021 1. Alteria Capital invests Rs. 90 cr in BharatPe Alteria Capital has invested close to Rs. 90 crores in payments and alternative lending platform BharatPe, as part of a Rs. 250-cr fund-raising round. BharatPe will use the funds to introduce new credit products to merchants…

Current Affairs 17th January 2021

Current Affairs 17th January 2021 1. Vidur Sharma appointed Covid Testing Advisor Joe Biden has named Indian-American health policy expert Vidur Sharma as Testing Advisor in his COVID-19 Response Team. During the Obama administration, Sharma served as a health policy advisor on the Domestic Policy Council. Among other appointments were…

Current Affairs 16th January 2021

Current Affairs 16th January 2021 1. K Mazumdar-Shaw selected as one of USIBC’s VC US-India Business Council (USIBC) has selected Biocon Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as one of its vice-chairs. US Chamber of Commerce’s USIBC on 14 Jan 2021 announced three vice-chairs to its 2021 Global Board of Directors. The…