Starting last year, the focus has been overwhelmingly on e-commerce companies.
Starting last year, the focus has been overwhelmingly on e-commerce companies.
Retail Industry

Lessons in selling

With India being a unique market, it has a place for both online and offline players. »

It appears to be heading in the right direction

The Government’s push for the manufacturing sector through its ‘Make in India’ campaign is a highlighting positive step and will help create millions of jobs if successful. »
Talking Business

‘Our aim is to enter the shopping list of car buyers’

The passenger vehicle (PV) business of Tata Motors is well-poised for a resurrection, backed by product offensive strategy, network expansion and complete overhaul of service quality. It has ju... »
Photo: Prashant Nakwe
New Delhi, May 25, 2015

Squeeze parallel economy in a fair manner: FM to taxmen

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today asked taxmen to squeeze parallel economy in a fair manner, without being harsh, and assured that the honest taxpayers have nothing to fear about the new black m... »
Mumbai, May 25, 2015

Rupee slips 7 paise against dollar

The rupee fell seven paise to 63.59 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the greenback’s value against other global currencies.For... »
N. Srinivasan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director.
May 23, 2015

Assured of a stable & functional govt

At the outset, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and his NDA Government on completing one year in office. »
CHENNAI, May 23, 2015

City Union Bank Q4 net up 19 %

City Union Bank has achieved a growth of 18.9 per cent in its net profit at Rs. 99.08 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, against Rs. 83.35 crore in the same period in the previous... »
New Delhi, May 23, 2015

Gold extends weakness on global cues, subdued demand

Gold prices fell further by Rs 150 to Rs 27,450 per ten grams at the bullion market on Saturday dragged down by a weak trend overseas and sluggish demand from jewellers. Silver also decline... »

Britannia net profit up 68 per cent

Britannia Industries Ltd. closed 2014-15 with a 68.3 per cent rise in its net profit, which increased to Rs.622 crore. Standalone revenue stood at Rs.7,100 crore, a growth of 14 per cent over 201... »
KOLKATA, May 22, 2015

Select key sectors are a concern: SBI chief

State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said that stress was lessening for the bank and projects were expected to pick up by the last quarter of fiscal 2016, when loans would also gro... »
Kumar Mangalam Birla
May 22, 2015

There is a palpable sense of hope and confidence

One year after it swept into power riding on a historic mandate, the Government led by Prime Minister Modi has restored a faltering economy back on track. The wheels of Government are moving. Ther... »
Ram Nutakki
May 22, 2015

Road less taken

According to American entrepreneur and author Scott Belsky, ‘It is not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.’ Entrepreneurs in the city certainly seem to agree when it comes to realising the... »
A view of the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai. File photo
New Delhi, May 22, 2015

ITC Q4 net up 3.65 p.c.

Diversified group ITC on Friday reported a modest 3.65 per cent increase in its standalone net profit at Rs 2,361.18 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 owing to muted growth in ciga... »

Karnataka Bank net profit up 66%

Sensex closes 148 points up at one-month high

SBI Q4 profit up 23 p.c. on improved asset quality

Finance Ministry sanctions Rs. 5,223 crore subsidy for IOC, BPCL

Rupee up 5 paise in early trade

Now French aerospace investors eye Hyderabad

Japan unveils $110 b plan to fund Asia infrastructure

Ease of doing business: RBI hints at simplified forex rules

Mahindra picks up 33 per cent in Mitsubishi Agri

A view of National Stock Exchange (NSE) Building in Mumbai. Photo: Shashi Ashiwal
Mumbai, May 25, 2015

Sensex trips 130 pts as profit-booking takes hold

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 130 points in early trade today on emergence of profit-booking by participants after recent gains amid disappointing corporate earnings.The 30-share index... »
May 25, 2015
Financial Scene

The current account paradox

Recent trends in India’s current account and their impact on the balance of payments and the larger economy, present an interesting study. The current account deficit (CAD) is the difference betwe... »
PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 23, 2015

Fed on track to hike rates

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the U.S. economy was set to bounce back from an early-year... »
Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Photo: Sanjay Sah
New Delhi, May 23, 2015

Nirmala Sitharaman to lead business delegation to Algeria

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead a business delegation to Algeria from May 26 to June 1, 2015, a FICCI statement said on Saturday.“India has been given a status of Guest of Ho... »
NEW DELHI, May 22, 2015

CCI orders probe against Ericsson

Fair trade regulator CCI on Friday ordered a detailed probe against Swedish telecom giant Ericsson, after it ‘prima facie’ found the company in violation of the competition norms. The ord... »
May 22, 2015

Need fresh outlook to growth: Rajan

Reserve Bank of India Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan has said countries need to adopt polices that add to growth rather than ones that shift growth from one region to other. He called for the need to... »
CHENNAI, May 22, 2015

HCL TalentCare to bridge skill gap

If you have completed engineering degree and could not get a placement, then HCL Corporation is at hand to help you.HCL Corporation has come out with a six-month residential programme called... »
A. Vellayan.
CHENNAI, May 22, 2015

Murugappa Group chairman Vellayan steps aside

In the wake of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board India (SEBI) charging him with insider trading, A. Vellayan has stepped aside from the chairmanship of the Murugappa Group Corporate B... »
Mumbai, May 22, 2015

Rupee extends gains for second session

Continuing its rising streak for the second straight session, the rupee today moved up by another 12 paise to close at 63.52 per dollar on sustained selling of the American currency by banks and e... »
NEW DELHI, May 22, 2015

BSNL, Airtel offer free calls for landlines users

Close on the heels of state-run BSNL'S newly launched plan, Airtel too has introduced unlimited calling plans for its landline customers. While BSNL landline users will be able to make free calls... »

Keeping fingers crossed on bad loans: Jaitley

IOC to raise stake in CPCL, infuse Rs. 1,500 cr.

RBI eases rules for sale of bad loans to ARCs

Sensex recovers 77 points driven by overseas cues

RBI wins battle to keep debt management role

SEBI charges Murugappa Group chairman with insider trading

A strong show amid varied challenges

Strides Arcolab to buy Aspen Pharmacare in Australia




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