Business Today Archive Dec 9, 2012 Issue

Edition: Dec 9, 2012

Cover Story

Veritas shows Indian brokerages the way

Veritas shows Indian brokerages the way

The cosy arrangement of "see-no-evil, speak-no-evil" between research analysts and companies in India was shaken in July 2011 when Veritas started analysing large Indian companies. But will its efforts change the way Indian analysts are going about their work?
Special
The Indian banking sector is coping with an increasingly risky environment after four years of the global financial crisis. Even as pinstripe-clad bankers tighten their belts, Business Today and KPMG together raise the annual toast to the best in the industry.
Editors note
Analysts' reports that are critical of companies are always contentious; company boards take analysts' meetings very seriously and with trepidation.
Book
'Gujarat: Governance for Growth and Development' examines the reasons for the state's success.
People
People in news last fortnight: Hindustan Unilever's Leena Nair, Datawind's Suneet Tuli and more.
Leadership Spotlight
Brown-Forman Spirits Area Director Amrit Kiran Singh admires Ratan Tata the most.
Features
The first clarification from UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya, after he announced the sale of a controlling stake in United Spirits Ltd (USL) to Diageo Plc, was that the funds from the deal need not flow to the ailing Kingfisher Airlines.
Letters
Business Today readers write in with their feedback on the magazine's coverage.
Technology
The projector has undergone a transformation over the past year, thanks to new technology.
Careers
It is placement season, when students graduating from business schools must gear up to meet prospective employers. And companies visiting campuses are increasingly using competitions to recruit the best among them.
Focus
Shrinking IT budgets in the US, and not Barack Obama's anti-outsourcing rhetoric, will hurt the Indian software industry, which has to move away from showcasing benefits out of hourly billing models, says the CEO of iGate.
Chiaroscuro
News you may have missed over the past fortnight: gold demand in India rises by 9 per cent, 2G spectrum auction fails to generate big money, RIL facing challenges in getting project approvals and more.

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