Business Today Archive August 2, 2015 Issue

Edition: August 2, 2015

Cover Story

Why distressed assets market is rising in India

Why distressed assets market is rising in India

Several factors are driving this flourishing trade in bad assets. But the biggest trigger came in November 2013 when RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, in a strongly worded exhortation, asked the banking system to clean up its act.

Editors note
Our cover story this issue looks at the players in distressed assets business and how the market is shaping up.
Book

For those who are worried that technology and the Internet are closing in on us too fast, too soon, the book is a soothing balm.

People
Newsmakers: Featuring Ratan Tata, Lalit Modi, Rahul Yadav, Mukesh Ambani and YC Deveshwar
Leadership Spotlight
Investing in local manufacturing has helped Daikin Airconditioning India scale up in the country, says Kanwal Jeet Jawa, Managing Director, as he outlines his growth strategy to Dipak Mondal of Business Today. Excerpts:
Trends
Indians are increasingly using apps for shopping, reading and photo editing, and this trend has deep implications for advertisers.
Features

The viewership of English channels has soared by over 30 per cent in the last one year. The major trigger for this growth is digitisation.

Money Today

The first step is to understand that insurance is not an investment tool that could help save income tax but is imperative to cover you from risks.

Letters
Business Today readers share their feedback on the magazine's coverage.
Corporate
"If your competitor is smaller than you, you should move against your competitor as soon as you can so that they cannot develop momentum", says marketing strategist Jack Trout.
Technology

At 6.9 mm and 144gm, it's marginally thinner and lighter than the Z3 but the screen is the same as Z3's at 5.2inch with Full HD (1080x1920 pixel) resolution.

Markets
It is not often that one hears about 239 entities and individuals being barred from a stock exchange by the regulator. But this is exactly what the market regulator did on June 29. Here's why.
Focus
Greece is tottering on the brink. However, as these pages went to press, reports of Greece making conciliatory moves through proposals similar to what its referendum had rejected, brought fresh hope. Hard negotiations will follow for sure. Meanwhile, here is an account of how things panned out
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