Editor's Note: Editor's Note on Financial Strong and Opportunities - Business Today
Editor's Note
Longest Spell of Slowdown

The Centre's rapid fire - but random moves - peppered with slogans such as rekindling the "animal spirits" in the economy have had little effect in kickstarting the growth engine so far

Siddhartha is an extreme example of how using debt to fund expansions can undo you
The short-term idea the government had come up with just before the election was to directly give Rs 6,000 to each land-owning farmer in three tranches in a year
The RBI and finance ministry need to work together to fix the problem properly
Naresh Goyal, the founder of the airline, submitted his last minute EoI for the stake on sale.
Despite the disruptions and problems, some SMEs have managed to perform exceptionally well in the past few years, and we take a look at them in this issue
The credit crisis is bothering economists, bankers, businessmen, ministers and bureaucrats alike
Our special issue on start-ups looks at all the trends worth noting in the ecosystem today
In the past six months, a number of worrying signals have been apparent
Many leaders come to power because of their economic promises, while others lose because they fail to solve economic problems.