The coming year will be full of uncertainties; here is some expert advice on how you can make the best of it. The Gujarat election results also affected the markets today. The Sensex
first slumped over 700 points after reports came of a neck and neck
fight between the Congress and the BJP in the early hours of the day.
However, it was quick to recover as trends showed the BJP jump ahead of
Congress. Fund snap shot India is importing less pharmaceutical raw materials from China, but the Chinese challenge is far from over.
No Easy Cure Indian pharma companies are facing strong headwinds, but they are also exploring every new opportunity to ensure a quick recovery.
Beyond Metros Private hospitals, offering quality healthcare, are proliferating in Tier-II and Tier-III towns.
The US Squeeze Margin erosion and regulatory hurdles are hitting Indian pharma companies hard in their biggest market.
Growing Worries Indian pharmaceutical and healthcare companies are on the defensive. Our special report takes you through the headwinds they are facing and how they are reworking the way they make and market medicines.
Robot Doctors Technology has the potential to reshape India's healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.
A Bitter Pill India's drug exports dipped 0.5 per cent in 2016/17 The government has set up a seven-member task force to 'overhaul' direct
tax laws, draft new laws in accordance with the changing economic
climate, and incorporate the best international practices.
Clarity Awaited on Deposit Clause The government has set in motion the process to build an institutional
framework for dealing with bankruptcy of banks and insurance companies,
akin to the newly operational bankruptcy code for the corporate sector.
No End to Bitcoin Frenzy Even as the world debates the status of bitcoin, unabated buying continues, exposing investors to risks.
Tough Nuts Advertisers have not been able to break the ice on Quora and Reddit.
Focus on Helping Exporters The much-awaited mid-term review of India's Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020 is out.
Work in Progress Here is the story so far of the new goods and services tax system. Best apps for unlimited storage of photos and videos on the cloud.
Data That Knows Itself Self-aware software will be an important trend in the coming years - and it's tricky
Pause for Positivity Set aside some time every day TO build better thinking habits.
Be Smarter Than Your Phone There can be serious health issues due to overuse of gadgets that have invaded our lives.
Fine Living Select indulgences across fashion, timepieces and travel. Why Indian companies and financial institutions are rapidly taking to the new technology.
Great Wall of India India clamps down on Chinese imports citing the one-sided nature of the engagement. But the process of weaning away industry from cheaper imports will not be easy.
Crunch Time India's largest automobile player, Tata Motors, is under siege. The next six months will decide the success of CEO Guenter Butschek's turnaround strategy.
"India is tough to penetrate" In the three years since April 2014, French hotel chain AccorHotels has more than doubled its India portfolio from 25 to 54 hotels, added new brands to its global portfolio and acquired companies in hospitality and technology sectors. The number of companies that have been referred to the National Company
Law Tribunal for resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
(IBC) has crossed 400. The government has decided to change the rules to attract more private investors to the mining sector. Connecting the dots between vastly disparate physical, physiological and socio-economic phenomena Expect less from your bond funds in 2018 as rate cut cycle seems to be all but over.
Picking the Winners Stock markets did well in 2017. Here is a little help for being on the winning side in 2018. "The market potential is huge and will grow across all retail lending portfolios"
Snippets Snippets Realty is still struggling to cope with disruptive reforms but affordable housing is the silver lining. Managing money can be tricky. Send your queries, and top-notch industry leaders will help you resolve any issue. Digital makeover and entry into new segments like cybersecurity and product recall will drive growth. The equity market may have robbed it of its sheen, but several factors may spur investments into gold and gold stocks. IT professional Ashutosh Kumar Mishra and his wife are newlyweds with big dreams and cash flow constraints. They should now focus on must-reach goals, says Cheif Financial Planner Pankaaj Maalde
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