The Daily Dose: August 3, 2022

PT Jyothi Datta | Updated on: Aug 03, 2022
 A medic collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, at Meenatai Thackeray Hospital, in Navi Mumbai

A medic collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, at Meenatai Thackeray Hospital, in Navi Mumbai | Photo Credit: -

Here is a compilation of Covid related news of the day

# Living with Covid: As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations alike to brace for more waves of Covid-19, says this report.

‘Living with Covid’: Where the pandemic could go next

# Business, post pandemic: A global survey of 2,000 business leaders, sponsored by Cognizant Technology Solutions, shows key challenges including competing priorities, deriving value from technology investments, addressing a talent and skills gap, and sustaining action on environmental, social and governance (ESG).

The survey was aimed at understanding the state of modern business and how leaders are preparing for long-term success in a post-pandemic world.

New research reveals risk factors for post-pandemic business success

# Pent-up demand: Despite expectations of dampened demand owing to the surging interest rates and elevated inflationary pressures, most large non-banking financial companies have reported strong credit growth in Q1FY23.

The strong demand in Q1FY23 included some rollover from Q4FY22, as pandemic-related, pent-up demand started seeing a pick-up in the second half of the quarter, according to industry players.

NBFCs report strong credit growth in Q1 despite rate hikes, inflation pressure

# Surf’s Up: After Chess, the next sporting splash to look forward to. “Last year, we did hold a small-scale surfing event alone but with necessary Covid protocols. This time though we have brought back the Covelong Classic which includes the Covelong Point Surf Competition, live music, food, and other fitness activities,” the organiser says in this report.

Surf’s up: Sleepless in East Coast Road

Published on August 03, 2022
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