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India descending into COVID “hell”

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Market News

  • BSE SENSEX: The BSE SENSEX index in India could soon reflect the current, explosive COVID-19 crisis
  • FTSE 100: London’s FTSE index seems to be following a slow-but-steady growth trend over the past month.
  • IBOVESPA: Brazil, despite it’s serious COVID-19 situation, appears to be keeping its BOVESPA index up over the last month.

Last Week’s Highlights

Israel’s First Day without Pandemic Deaths

Over half of people in Israel have been vaccinated against COVID-19. As a result, life seems to seem, little by little, a little bit easier and ‘normal’. In fact, this past week, Israel managed to finally have their first day without a pandemic-related death since mid-2020. 

Is the Future of European Football Really the Super League?

Football, or “soccer” as it’s also known, has become a major cash cow over the last several decades. In the search to make the sport even more profitable, owners of several top European teams agreed in secret meetings to form a new Super League. This league became big news just days after the public found out, causing uproar around the world over the Super League’s proposed policies. Perhaps the most controversial measure proposed was to promise competition spots to all big teams that signed on, guaranteeing play time without the need to qualify.

Coming Up This Week

India’s Descent into Pandemic-Induced “Hell”

Recently, workers in India’s healthcare system have been overwhelmed with the numbers of cases and deaths. Citizens and the international community are now seriously concerned about the actions of PM Narendra Modi, with some claiming that “the system has collapsed”. In addition to mass civilian casualties due to increased spread and a lack of sufficient care options, the country’s economy looks to be struggling to grapple as well.

Millennials in the Workplace

Over the last few years, there’s no doubt that millennials have begun to change the workplace. New expectations for managers and productivity, as well as moral guides, are affecting how millennials navigate and lead in the workplace. However, perhaps these news norms combined with the pandemic, apparently have many questioning their managerial positions.


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