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Apr 22, 2018
Cover Story Caught in the Middle

Caught in the Middle

As US and China get ready for a trade war, India needs clever policies and deft political manoeuvring to avoid collateral damage.

Frozen Trade

The New Delhi WTO mini-ministerial fails to come up with any solution to the global trade wars.

Why India should Buttress WTO

Restoring the integrity of the multilateral trading system is in India's interest.
Banking It's A Deal

It's A Deal

The most competitive loan and deposit rates in the market
Investment Invest in Equity to Meet Goals

Invest in Equity to Meet Goals

Zero exposure to growth assets is the biggest issue that the Roys face, but small and steady investments in equity funds will help create wealth for long-term goals, says Financial Planner

The Winners

Small and mid-cap funds are still going strong despite the recent correction
The Buzz Will ICICI Explain?

Will ICICI Explain?

An elaborate statement by ICICI Bank Chairman M.K. Sharma defending the embattled MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar against allegations of conflict of interest has not left observers any wiser.

A Step Backwards

Will the government accept a key recommendation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) review committee?

Cloudy Future for Air India

Air India's disinvestment process has finally kicked off with the government inviting bids from potential buyers for a 76 per cent stake sale.

Power Split

From April 2020 the top 500 companies in India have to split the posts of chairman and MD/CEO as recently mandated by capital markets regulator SEBI.

Jio Impact Slows Down Revenues

Intense competition among the telcos is hurting the government's earnings from the sector.

Upping the Game

India's warehousing industry appears to be rocking, going by a new report from real estate services firm JLL.

Fixed-Term Headaches

The new amendment to the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Central (Amendment) Rules, 2018, will allow corporate India to employ and deploy labour for a fixed duration.

On Shaky Ground

The last time the government tried to implement the E-way bill system, the GST Network (GSTN) crashed on the first day itself (February 1) and the bill had to be deferred.

Outstanding Activity

M&A deal volume hits a seven-year high in 2017 and the outlook for 2018 looks promising, finds an EY report.

Swajal a Cheaper Way to Access Clean Water

The Gurgaon-based start-up's solar-powered water ATMs are helping solve India's water woes.

It's All About Productivity

Only sustained productivity growth can raise living standards

Digital Data Capture Law Needed

If India is to have a data protection act doubling up as a privacy mechanism, the EU GDPR is probably our best bet.

Facebook Fix

What's on marketers' mind?
The Break-Out Zone Power-Packed


The vivobook S410 is a sleek, premium-looking 18.8-mm thick machine weighing 1.4 kg. Asus has managed to incorporate a bigger non-touch 14-inch screen with a 178-degree viewing angle.

Future Banking

As new technologies are adopted, the banking sector is on the cusp of disruption.

Take it on the Chin

Dealing with criticism is an important life skill.

What's Trending

Latest buzz in the luxury business.

Sounds Good

Soundbars are revolutionising the audio experience on television.

There is an Otter Way

An AI-based recording app could be the answer to transcribing woes.

Education not a Panacea

The author's argument that education alone can fuel growth is not fully convincing.

An app a day keeps ill health away

Health apps, if used smartly, can bring about greater discipline and lifestyle modifications that can ensure better health and fitnesss.
Steel Challenging Times Ahead

Challenging Times Ahead

Secondary steel output could be driven by recycled scrap.

Race to the Top

JSW Steel and Tata Steel are fighting to claim the top slot by building new capacities and scooping up sick assets.

Achhe Din

Good times are back in the domestic steel industry. But it needs to correct its shoddy record on greenfield projects to achieve its true potential.

Out of the Woods

SAIL has turned around after 10 consecutive quarters of losses. But it needs to do much more to stay relevant in future.

Steeling for Growth

India has been a bright spot in the global steel industry in spite of the numerous challenges. We bring you the highs and the lows.
Stocks Avoid Injury

Avoid Injury

Stock prices can sometimes fall like a brick, but that does not mean you can bottom-fish. Here's how you can avoid a costly plunge.

Honouring the Best in Business

In volatile times, the focus is on investing in the right instruments, say experts at the Money Today award ceremony.
Insurance Snippets


SBI Card has launched an exclusive credit card for doctors in partnership with the Indian Medical Association.
Mutual Funds Money Matters

Money Matters

Managing your money can be tricky. Send your queries, and top-notch industry leaders will help you resolve any issue.
Expert Speak Continued Political News Flow will Result in an Upside Cap

Continued Political News Flow will Result in an Upside Cap

Aashish Somaiyaa, CEO of Motilal Oswal AMC, talks to Teena Jain Kaushal on a range of issues that could influence the capital market in 2018.
The Hub IN THE CONTEXT OF "In the context of India, the attack surface has greatly increased"INDIA, THE ATTACK SURFACE HAS GREATLY INCREASED

IN THE CONTEXT OF "In the context of India, the attack surface has greatly increased"INDIA, THE ATTACK SURFACE HAS GREATLY INCREASED

Nation states have added a new dimension to what is emerging as the newest theatre of war after air, sea, water and space - the Internet.

Thirsty for More

Bira's Ankur Jain has swiftly carved a niche for himself in a difficult domestic alcoholic beverage industry. He is far from done yet.

Peddling a New Business

Tech-powered cycle-sharing services could just be the eco-friendly solution to India's congested, polluted towns.

Rise of the Net-Trainers

With industry needs rapidly changing due to advancing technology, a host of online courses, both globally and locally designed, have sprung up to help professionals upgrade their skills.

King of Distressed Assets

India's biggest distressed asset investor, Rashesh Shah of Edelweiss Group, has accumulated the largest pile of bad loans - over Rs 90,000 crore. Will his gambit succeed?
Leadership Spotlight Leaderspeak


Ameera Shah said, "Self understanding is the deciding factor between good and great leadership"
Editors note Waging a Trade War

Waging a Trade War

The US President Donald Trump has threatened to wage a trade war against countries he perceives to have an unfair trade advantage to correct the trade deficit of his country.