on September 19, 2019
The US Federal Reserve has trimmed interest rates for just the second time in more than a decade to give the world’s largest economy a boost. It’s the second rate cut this year, and the central bank left the door open for further reductions if conditions get worse. But President Donald Trump is putting pressure on the Fed to provide a bigger push as he campaigns for re-election. Paolo Montecillo reports. For more, we spoke to Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners in New York.
on May 10, 2019
Santosh Rao from Manhattan Venture Partners speaks on Uber’s IPO on TRT World.
on April 22, 2019
Unicorns may be mythical creatures but investors bought into them in a big way on Thursday, when two of the tech variety made their Wall Street debut. In the investment world, a unicorn is a privately-held start-up with a value of at least a-billion dollars, and the listings of two such firms – Pinterest and Zoom – saw investors lining-up for their shares despite doubts over their long-term prospects. For more on the listing, we spoke to Santosh Rao in New York. He’s head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners. #ScrapBooking #Zoom #Pinterest
on April 12, 2019
The US and China have extended trade talks for another month with officials from both sides confident they will iron out differences soon. Mobin Nasir takes a look at what a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies would look like. For more on this, Santosh Rao joined us from New York. He’s head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners. #TradeDeal #USChina #Tariffs
on January 9, 2019
Amazon is now the world’s biggest publicly traded company. For the first time it’s overtaken Microsoft and other tech titans to get to the top of Wall Street, with a market value of nearly $800B. And that shows how far the company has come from humble e-commerce start-up to a multi-national behemoth that’s now a force in cloud computing and even artificial intelligence. To discuss the company’s success, Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners, joins us from New York.
on November 30, 2018
The three biggest countries in North America have signed-off on a new trade deal. The United States – Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina and aims to replace NAFTA. US President Donald Trump had repeatedly threatened to scrap the old deal but he’s hailed the new agreement as a victory for his administration. Laila Humairah reports. For more on this, we speak to Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners.
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