Correct Answer : Option (C) - JPMorgan
Note : JPMorgan (largest bank in the U.S.) announced that it has become the first bank to enter in the metaverse. It has opened a lounge in Decentraland i.e. a virtual world based on blockchain technology.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - USD 100 billion
Note : A Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) was signed between Minister of Commerce and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal and Minister of Economy of UAE, H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri. The CEPA, is a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries to increase the bilateral trade from the current USD 60 billion to USD 100 billion in the next 5 years.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Equitas Small Finance Bank
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Canara Bank
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ezetap
Note : Kotak Mahindra Bank has partnered with Ezetap to provide integrated Point of Sale (PoS) solutions to merchants across 4,000 locations in India.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - South Indian Bank
Note : Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) has announced the IBA’s 17th Annual Banking Technology Awards 2021 on February 14, 2022. In total South Indian Bank has won 6 awards in the event.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 25%
Note : The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its annual Global Trade Update 2022 on 17 February 2022, which shows that the value of global trade, both in goods and services, reached a record level of $28.5 trillion in 2021. This is an increase of 25% compared to 2020 and 13% higher compared to 2019.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka Bank
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)
Note : India's state-run Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is set to launch India's biggest-ever IPO worth USD 8 billion on March 11, 2022. LIC's IPO is expected to get regulatory approval by the first week of March after which the marketing price band will be set.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 38 teams
Note : The Ranji Trophy 2022 league phase will comprise 38 teams from different states and union territories. There will be 57 matches in the league phase that will be played in the short window between February 16 and March 5. The knockout stage of the tournament will be held after the IPL.