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.
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India is importing less pharmaceutical raw materials from China, but the Chinese challenge is far from over. Indian pharma companies are facing strong headwinds, but they are also exploring every new opportunity to ensure a quick recovery. Private hospitals, offering quality healthcare, are proliferating in Tier-II and Tier-III towns. Margin erosion and regulatory hurdles are hitting Indian pharma companies hard in their biggest market. 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. Technology has the potential to reshape India's healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. 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. 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. Even as the world debates the status of bitcoin, unabated buying continues, exposing investors to risks. Advertisers have not been able to break the ice on Quora and Reddit. The much-awaited mid-term review of India's Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020 is out. Here is the story so far of the new goods and services tax system.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is leaving no stone unturned to speed up consolidation in the telecom sector. Businesses are becoming multi-dimensional. So young people should be visionaries, says Anil Rai Gupta CMD, Havells India This B2B platform helps businesses reduce their tail-end spends.
Best apps for unlimited storage of photos and videos on the cloud. Self-aware software will be an important trend in the coming years - and it's tricky Set aside some time every day TO build better thinking habits. There can be serious health issues due to overuse of gadgets that have invaded our lives. Select indulgences across fashion, timepieces and travel.
Why Indian companies and financial institutions are rapidly taking to the new technology. 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. 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. 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.
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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