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Edelweiss AMC launches second tranche of Bharat Bond ETF

Edelweiss AMC launches second tranche of Bharat Bond ETF

Finance
NEW DELHI: Edelweiss AMC on Friday formally launched the second series of Bharat Bond ETF that seeks to raise up to Rs 14,000 crore from retail and institutional investors. The issue will open for initial investors on July 14 and close on July 17. Edelweiss AMC, which manages the fund, said a quarter of the investment quota will be reserved for retail investors and the rest will be offered to institutional investors and HNIs. Rashesh Shah, CEO of Edelweiss Financial Services said it is a well crafted instrument at a time when the debt market is in a turmoil and mutual funds are seeing redemptions. Through the launch of the two new ETF series, Edelweiss Mutual Fund proposed to raise an initial amount of Rs 3,000 crore with a green shoe option of Rs 11,000 crore based on market demand. The t...
NASA concludes second spacewalk on historic mission

NASA concludes second spacewalk on historic mission

Science
July 1 (UPI) -- NASA concluded a spacewalk of 6 hours and 1 minute on Wednesday to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy braved the extreme conditions of outer space for the second time in six days. Advertisement Three hours into the spacewalk, which started around 7:20 a.m, NASA reported that Wednesday's battery work was completed. The astronauts also prepared the outside of the space station for the next spacewalk later this month, which is to replace more batteries. The new batteries installed on Friday and Wednesday "are up and running and storing power," a NASA spokesman said.[embedded content] Behnken and astronaut Doug Hurley arrived at the space station May 31 as part of the historic return to human spaceflight ...

Premier League and sports news LIVE: Liverpool fans party for second night, Sir Alex sends message to Sir Kenny, five games on talkSPORT

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest Premier League news following Liverpool’s crowning as champions on Thursday, plus the latest sports news and gossip… Today’s headlines: Aston Villa vs Wolves LIVE on talkSPORT  Brentford blow Championship promotion race wide open by beating West Brom Andy Robertson EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool star thanks ‘father figure’ Jurgen Klopp, hails Jordan Henderson and reveals […] talkSPORT
Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Health
Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the "real risk" of a second wave of coronavirus.In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal, ministers were warned that urgent action would be needed to prevent further loss of life.The presidents of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons, Nursing, Physicians, and GPs all signed the letter.It comes after Boris Johnson announced sweeping changes to England's lockdown. The Department of Health said it would continue to be guided by the latest scientific advice and would give the NHS "whatever it needs".On Tuesday, the prime minister said pubs, restaurants, cinemas and hairdressers will be able to reopen from 4 July.The 2m soc...
Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?

Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?

Health
Coronavirus is far from over. Some countries are still dealing with large epidemics, but even those currently controlling the virus fear "the second wave".The second phase of Spanish flu a century ago was deadlier than the first. So, is a second wave inevitable? And how bad could it be?Firstly, what is a second wave?You can think of it like waves on the sea. The number of infections goes up and then comes back down again - each cycle is one "wave" of coronavirus.Yet, there is no formal definition."It's not particularly scientific, how you define a wave is arbitrary," Dr Mike Tildesley, from the University of Warwick, told the BBC. Some describe any rise as a second wave, but it is often a bumpy first wave. This is happen...