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Covid-19 is a global health crisis. But the pandemic has also presented significant business challenges, particularly for small business owners.

“There’s an overwhelming sense of confusion and concern for the future,” says Evian Gutman, founder of the service provider marketplace for vacation rental hosts Padlifter and engagement ring etailer Ringcommend. “Many things are outside of our control, so the focus should be to double down on those things we can control that yield the greatest impact for returning to a state of predictability and business sustainability.”

Gutman spoke with Jessica Abo about his book Coming Back from Covid. He shares tips for how businesses can recover,

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Monthly collections in District Mineral Funds (DMF) have recovered significantly from their lockdown lows, with the gap between collections during 2020 and 2019 narrowing by September-end.

According to data shared by the Ministry of Mines, country-wide DMF collections last month stood at ₹718.46 crore, up from ₹417.29 crore in May, when the country was in the throes of the Covid-19 lockdown.

But compared to the ₹770.99 crore accrued in September 2019, the collections trailed by 6.81 per cent year-on-year.

Under the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY), mining companies have to make a contribution for the development of districts where mining activities take place, over and above their royalty payments.

These DMF collections, therefore, are directly linked to the country’s mineral output.

The amount is accumulated in funds controlled by individual District Mineral Foundations.

Arriving at the amount

For mining leases granted on or after January 12, 2015, an

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Even if a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available – and widely used – around the globe, and if the very onerous government restrictions on international travel largely disappear, airlines still will continue to struggle with extraordinarily weak demand for business travel through end of 2021, and likely beyond.

And that could be devastating for already cash-depleted airlines that are guaranteed this year to report losses that, even for an industry with a long history of red ink, will be record-shattering.

The economic importance of business travel for all conventional airlines and even for most so-called

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Oct 7 (Reuters)The Australian dollar has recouped some of Tuesday’s 1.1% losses that were largely driven by broad USD gains amid a rise in risk aversion, but was the dip a buying opportunity or more likely, the start of a deeper decline?

The risk selloff was prompted by President Trump’s decision to end coronavirus stimulus negotiations even as Federal Reserve Chairman Powell expressed fears of the economic recovery stalling .

There is every chance that the breakdown in negotiations will take time to be fully priced in, which will increase uncertainty, and should support the safe-haven USD, while the AUD was already heavy on market expectations that the RBA may ease policy in November .

AUD/USD is closer to the top of its 0.5510-0.7413 2020 range, as is the trade-weighted index =AUD at 61.10, in a 49.90-62.90 2020 range, so the AUD is strong at these levels.

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“Webstix in Madison, WI has suggests 27 ways to make a website more useful and do marketing in 2020.”

Webstix in Madison, WI announces an article featuring ways small to medium-sized businesses can bounce back in 2020.

“We’re excited to offer these suggestions,” says the spokesperson for Webstix. “We are committed to providing our clients and prospects with tools and advice to help promote their business and bounce back stronger than before COVID-19.”

Webstix has been doing website design, programming, maintenance and SEO (search engine optimization) since 2001 in the Madison, WI area and with clients around the country. This reputed office boasts a highly trained and passionate team, committed to deliver websites that “simply work better” and provide the best return on investment for their clients. They make the best use of the latest technology available in the website design industry to understand the needs of their clients while

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Even if a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available – and widely used – around the globe, and if the current, very onerous government restrictions on international travel largely disappear, airlines still will continue to experience extraordinarily weak demand for business travel through end of 2021, and likely beyond.

And that could be devastating for an already cash-depleted and shrinking airline industry that is guaranteed this year to report losses that, even for a group with a long history making of huge losses, will be record-shattering.

The economic importance of business travel for all conventional airlines

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Mike Hampshire

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Mike Hampshire (standing in white top) may have done his last Leeds beer tour

Quitting his IT job two years ago to start a beer tour business was a dream for Mike Hampshire.

But his hopes of breaking even in his second year of operation were crushed when the coronavirus crisis hit in spring.

Now the future of his Leeds-based business is in serious doubt as he’s been unable to get a bounce back loan.

“Without a loan to tide me over I’m going to have to look for other work,” he said.

In September, the chancellor extended the deadline for the government’s coronavirus loan schemes to the end of November.

Bounce back loans allow small firms to borrow up to £50,000 over nine years at preferential rates, with the loans 100% guaranteed by the government.

‘Handpicking customers’

Mr Hampshire is not the only

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Alok Sharma, business secretary, launched the scheme to help out ailing businesses. Photo: Leon Neal/Pool via Reuters
Alok Sharma, business secretary, launched the scheme to help out ailing businesses. Photo: Leon Neal/Pool via Reuters

The UK’s National Crime Agency has joined other institutions in warning on the risk of emergency taxpayer-backed loans for small business being targeted by criminals.

The agency said there was intelligence that the Bounce Back loan scheme was being exploited by organised crime, according to a report in The Times on Saturday.

This follows warnings from the sate bank in charge of two COVID-19 support programmes that the schemes risked widespread fraud and poor value for money.

Keith Morgan, chief executive of the British Business Bank, twice wrote to business minister Alok Sharma in May raising concerns about the Bounce Back loan scheme and the Future Fund.

Billions has been leant and invested through both programmes. Bounce Back loans provide a 100% state guarantee to lenders offering low-interest loans. The support is capped

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Introduction

CBRE Group (CBRE) is the world’s largest real estate services and investment firm by revenue. The company has leading market positions within leasing, property sales, occupier outsourcing, and valuation services. CBRE Group provides its services to real estate occupiers and investors across the globe. The company works in three segments, Advisory Services, Global Workplace Solutions, and Real Estate Investments.

Since 2010 the economy has boomed, and the real estate market has thrived. But with the COVID-19 pandemic 2020 has slowed CBRE Group’s transactions down. I believe that the current valuation is fair, and there is a possibility to have a bounce back from a V-shaped economic recovery. Nonetheless, I am not an investor right now, as I would like more of a margin of safety.

Past Financial Results

CBRE Revenue BreakdownCBRE Operating Income & Net IncomeSource: SEC 10-K’s

CBRE Group has had a revenue CAGR of 17.09% over the past five years. Now I should clear

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In March 2020, the dollar index rose to its highest level in eighteen years since 2002. The move to a high of 103.96 came during a risk-off period and a flight to quality during the early days of the spread of the global pandemic to Europe and the United States. Since then, the dollar declined, reaching its latest low on September 1 at 91.750 on the nearby December futures contract. In under six months, the world’s reserve currency fell by 11.7%.

The dollar index futures contract trades on the Intercontinental Exchange. It measures the value of the Us currency against other leading reserve currencies. Since central banks worldwide hold dollars and euros as the primary foreign exchange instruments, the dollar index has a 57.6% exposure to the European currency. Governments, central banks, and monetary authorities worldwide manage the currency markets to stabilize the global financial system. The 11.7% move in

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