Farm Reform

Farm sector needs more attention from policymakers

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

Rather than have policies to control prices, the Centre should let market forces operate »
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A worrying macro-economic trend

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Aditi Nayar

The high frequency data released this month provided some surprises, with industrial output exceedin... »

Title insurance, a must for home buyers

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Surendra Hiranandani

You can prevent people from staking a claim to your property, entangling you in litigation »
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Why 2017 is not 2007

Mahesh Patil

This year has all the ingredients of earnings recovery »

Govt must take 3 steps towards sustainable, 24x7 power


Overall, though, it has been an electrifying performance in power management »

The Great Indian ‘pricing’ trick in GST!


How much reliance can be placed on the guidelines as they do not go into specifics? »
Talking Point

Addressing tax treaty abuse



The journey so far and the road ahead »
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Managing forex risk on exports


Jamal Mecklai

Going beyond standard measure is required to assess risk. Here’s how »
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Scaling targets with mature policy moves

Mukesh Butani

Three years of the Modi govt have spurred growth but some areas of concern remain »

Go figure

The stock price of the company whose chairman is featured above gained nearly 40 per cent till date post US presidential elections on November 8, 2016. Name the company.Send your response to blgofigur... »
Talking Point

‘Active funds lag in recovery phase of market cycle’

Akash Jain, Associate Director, Global Research & Design, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Lokeshwarri S K

S&P Dow Jones Indices has been leading the active versus passive fund debate with its SPIVA (S&P Indices Versus Active Funds) scorecard published in various countries. Akash Jain, Associate Di... »
Meet the CIO

‘Tech, automation may spur next phase of growth’


Muthukumar K

India is a strategic market from a long-term perspective, says the CIO of Julius Baer in Asia »
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Some green shoots, but will they hold up?

Aditi Nayar

The uptick in March 2017 is partly due to the recovery on the back of remonetisation »

Time to flesh out anti-profiteering clause

In defence of the Finance Ministry

TCA Sharad Raghavan

Whatever its shortcomings, unwarranted criticism and discourtesy are not in order »
Talking Point

How about ‘payable to order’ currency notes ?

Krishnan Mundanad

It will record all payments made by cash and the RBI could monitor money flows »
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‘There is room for a 25 bps rate cut’

B Prasanna

The June monetary policy meeting came against the backdrop of a sea change in the perception of future inflation trajectory.There were widespread expectations that the central bank would acknowledge t... »

Softer tone likely on monetary policy


Naresh Takkar

The inflation risks highlighted by the Monetary Policy Committee are easing »

Give the government its due

TCA Sharad Raghavan

Several steps have been taken to detect undeclared assets, tax evasion »

Go figure

This company crossed the highest market capitalisation for any US company recently (a member of its board of directors is featured above). Name the company. Send your response to »
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Resolving NPAs: No easy way out for RBI


S A Raghu

Tackling the issue of non-performing assets (NPAs) of the banking system, which was increasingly looking like a process than an event, appears to have reached endgame with the government ordinance em... »
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The eight ‘R’s that will drive equity


Mahesh Patil

Staying put in the markets, even in the midst of volatility, could be worth it for investors »

The multiple leaks in our banking system

TCA Sharad Raghavan

The government’s demonetisation exercise, far from ridding the economy of black money, could actually be increasing the amount of unaccounted cash in the system in a very real way. The root cause for ... »

Go Figure

The company whose chairman is featured above reported more than 40 per cent increase in its operating profit for the first quarter ending March 2017 compared to the same period a year ago. Name the co... »

Taking the right route to cross-border mergers

With markets scaling new highs, fund managers have also been their portfolios aggressively. We sifted through the portfolios of mutual fund AMCs to find out which were the preferred stocks of fund... »

North Pune is increasingly being preferred by residentials buyers for its affordability; about 60 per cent of new launches in this zone was below ticket size of Rs 25 lakh. »


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