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Jul 30, 2017
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Cover Story Locking in gains

Locking in gains

How to protect your profits in this stock market
Corporate After Mistry storm, calm in the air inside Tata Group under Chandrasekaran

After Mistry storm, calm in the air inside Tata Group under Chandrasekaran

N. Chandrasekaran is doing his best to restore normalcy at the Tata Group after the acrimonious exit of Cyrus Mistry. But his problems are many.
Money Today Salaried person? Here's all you need to know about HRA tax deduction, how to claim it

Salaried person? Here's all you need to know about HRA tax deduction, how to claim it

It is easy to claim HRA exemption. One has to just submit rent receipts to the company. But if your claim comes under scrutiny, you will need proper proofs. It is important that you understand HRA deduction rules.
Focus Aadhar debate: Can government for greater good encroach upon citizen's privacy?

Aadhar debate: Can government for greater good encroach upon citizen's privacy?

The government is not taking citizens privacy and related concerns seriously.

The Right Fit

Why the proposed IDFC and Shriram Group merger makes perfect sense.

Boarding Suitors

With the government finally biting the bullet, potential buyers are weighing up the Air India opportunity.
Technology Onto a winner: HTC U11 packs a punch with top of the line specifications

Onto a winner: HTC U11 packs a punch with top of the line specifications

True to HTCs legacy of manufacturing superior devices, its latest flagship, the U11, packs a punch.

Yahoo! Redux

The new Yahoo Mail sports a cleaner interface and several upgraded features. Should you sign up?
Features Losing Its Way

Losing Its Way

What went wrong? Honda was a company with strong brand equity, known for its attention to quality and stylish, technology-driven products which enabled it to command a premium over competitors. How did it fritter away the early goodwill? Can it make a comeback?

Looking for loan? Bank is not your only option

Lending or borrowing can be scary, but sound credit evaluation, a principal protection plan and quick loan disbursal keep stakeholders happy at i2ifunding

Calender

The International Monetary Fund in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, Indonesia, will hold a high-level conference on international taxation in Asia.

How GST Will Affect Your Budget

The four GST rates, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%, have major implications for consumers. Let's see their impact on consumer pockets

High-risk yield

General insurers are aggressively tapping into the new crop insurance business subsidised by the government for farmers, but the risk could be huge

Asset Crisis

Fresh investments are slowing due to poor demand and low capacity utilisation. This has worrying implications for future growth.

The Loan Battle

The growing NPAs of banks in Jammu & Kashmir are reducing their appetite for disbursing loans, affecting development.

View From The Top

Marriott wants to control India's hospitality sector with the Starwood acquisition. But, there are many stumbling blocks.

Problem of Plenty

With stock markets at a record high, fund managers are having a difficult time finding value stocks to deploy the record inflows

People Business

Investment Mode: It has been a busy fortnight for Azim Premji and Nandan Nilekani.

Beyond Reach

How to get consumers talking about your brand.

upfront

This is the number of monthly Facebook users. It took the social network less than five years to go from one billion to two billion users
Leadership Spotlight Here's what OnePlus CEO Pete Lau thinks about the future of smartphones

Here's what OnePlus CEO Pete Lau thinks about the future of smartphones

Pete Lau, CEO of OnePlus, talks to Prosenjit Datta on what the future of the mobile phone looks like.
Stocks Why equity-linked saving schemes make more sense than regular equity funds

Why equity-linked saving schemes make more sense than regular equity funds

Equity-linked saving schemes have outshone the regular, diversified equity funds over the past few years
LATEST Darjeeling tea supply blocked: Revenue loss to amount between Rs 100 cr to Rs 150 cr

Darjeeling tea supply blocked: Revenue loss to amount between Rs 100 cr to Rs 150 cr

Choking supply of Darjeeling tea can only hurt the growers.

Handling the Dragon: India needs to stop China's salami slice tactic

China's ambitions and domestic compulsions will ensure that it will continue to needle India. We need to push back firmly
Mutual Funds Fund Snapshot

Fund Snapshot

In equities, funds of smaller AMCs seem to be doing much better, while in debt funds, dynamic bond funds are holding their own
Editors note Taxing Times

Taxing Times

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and others in the team left no stone unturned to make sure that the biggest tax reform was implemented smoothly.
Corporate A Debt End

A Debt End

Videocon has approached banks for debt restructuring after making huge losses in telecom and picture tube plant revamp. Is the company staring at insolvency?
Letters Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Business Today Magazine
Book "Difference of opinion is different from disharmony"

"Difference of opinion is different from disharmony"

Earlier this year, when Y.V. Reddy, former bureaucrat and governor of RBI, announced that he was penning down a memoir, there was widespread anticipation.
Expert Speak "Rising Fed Rates a Sign of Economic Confidence" Aashish Somaiyaa, MD and CEO of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company

"Rising Fed Rates a Sign of Economic Confidence" Aashish Somaiyaa, MD and CEO of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company

In spite of the current stock market rally, the focus is still on quality and the entire market will not start flying all at once
Insurance Cancer Cover

Cancer Cover

Why it makes sense to buy a separate cover for this dreaded disease
Investment Here's a financial guide for couples in mid-thirties with income of Rs 2.5 lakh per month

Here's a financial guide for couples in mid-thirties with income of Rs 2.5 lakh per month

The Gupta family must provide for contingencies and take planned risks to build wealth, says financial planner Suresh Sadagopan