Business Today Archive May 7, 2017 Issue

Edition: May 7, 2017

Cover Story

How to clean the bad loans mess in banking sector

How to clean the bad loans mess in banking sector

If global history is any indication, it is high time for India to think out of the box or borrow tested global models. Many experts feel that setting up a bad bank will be a bold and radical idea.

Editors note
The good news about the non-performing asset (NPA) crisis is that in the past two years, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government have forced public sector banks to recognise bad loans and make provisions for it.

A close examination of the most exclusive global club of all - the financial elite's club.


Leadership Spotlight
Vinod Dasari, the President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and Managing Director of Ashok Leyland, tells Chanchal Pal Chauhan that Indian automakers have been the fastest in adopting cleaner technologies
New investment proposals by India Inc. have fallen to the second-lowest in a decade. Apart from services and irrigation, all major segments have slowed. Here's what the numbers tell us

Decisive and swift action in the form of systemic reforms is needed to deal not only with the stock of existing NPAs but also to arrest their creation

Money Today

The highlight of the star-studded awards ceremony was a panel discussion on 'Where to invest in 2017'

Letters to the Editor Business Today Magazine
These are early days for insolvency professionals and nobody knows what fate they could meet in the future. Will they be as effective as touted, or poor implementation would result in this law facing the same fate as the previous ones?

From high-end hybrids to affordable utility slates, here's a list to help you choose what best serves your purpose.


SMEs, not used to complex paperwork and laws, will have to reinvent themselves if they have to survive under the GST regime.

B-School Debate
Gold prices were higher by 0.25 per cent to Rs 28,930 per ten grams in futures trade today as speculators built up fresh positions, tracking a better trend at the spot markets on token by retailers on the auspicious occasion of 'Akshaya Tritiya'.

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