Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Wipro, collectively added 28,748
employees to their rolls, a nearly 130% jump against the hiring figures
for Q1FY19. Former SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya's joining the RIL board can't technically be faulted.
Local Funds to the Rescue India, due to a surge in oil prices and a falling rupee, is at the top of FPIs' selling radar.
Bankruptcy Knocking Jet Airways is perhaps one step away from being dragged to the bankruptcy proceedings by its lenders or trade partners.
Out of Charge Electric car sales in fiscal 2018 declined 40 per cent - just 1,200
units, even as the government is pushing for at least a third of all new
car sales by 2030 to be EVs.
It's A War Reliance Jio is prepping for a mega fight in the wired broadband market.
Recently, the telecom company acquired majority stakes in DEN Networks,
Hathway Cable, and Datacom.
Permission Denied Recently, Google updated the Google Play developer policy and limited the
access third party apps get for user data.
Now Six Can Join Video Chat When the company launched the video chat feature in June this year as
part of its in-app direct messaging system, it supported four people.
Hashtag Activism Hashtag campaigns continue to push issues often neglected by the mainstream.
A Marketplace For Rental Businesses The Bengaluru-based firm enables renting out of goods, ensures vendor support and provides bespoke customer care.
Don't Jump The Gun The jump in the direct taxes-to-GDP ratio may have taken place because the stock market was doing well, people were trading more and paying higher STCG taxes.
A Mixed Start Net profit of 126 BSE500 companies that had declared results as of
October 26 evening rose 14.1 per cent year-on-year on the back of 25.3
per cent jump in net sales.
Pipe Dream If the entire quantity of crops produced this winter is purchased at the
government fixed MSP, farmers will indeed benefit; but this is
Barrelling Through The US has only offered replacement of cargoes from Saudi Arabia to Indian refiners.
Consumer Sentiment Takes A Hit Survey after survey shows that consumers are feeling gloomy about their prospects. that is something the government should worry about. A dive into the role of coal in a world dominated by renewables.
Best in Business Mi Air Purifier 2S, from the house of Xiaomi, can be considered a great
buy for its smart functionality and competitive pricing.
Steal The Deal Of the three iPhones announced recently, the iPhone XR is the most affordable.
The Peripatetic Indian Indians are mighty footloose, and a new book underlines the scale of the phenomenon.
A Toast To Grand Living From exotic beach holidays to iconic museum tour to sporty and stylish couture, it is time for immersive experiences.
Voice Power As tech giants integrate voice assistants with third-party hardware, one can enjoy these smart services without spending a fortune.
When Time Freezes At 10 trillion frames per second, this new camera seemingly freezes time as you watch a dynamic phenomenon in super slow motion.
Beat The Big C A little alertness and some healthy changes in lifestyle can go a long way in dealing with cancer risks.
No Electronics Please Researchers at the University of Washington have been working on bringing connectivity to 3D-printed objects. An analysis of BT 500 data shows double-digit income growth and
improvement in debt-servicing capabilities, though valuations are on the
BFSI Rules Five out of six debutants in the top 100 rankings are from the financial services sector.
How We Did It In the early days we based it on the market cap of the companies as on March 31. Like in everything else, there is change.
Caught In The Middle A big transformation is happening in the global generic pharmaceutical industry. As a result, stocks of most major drug companies have done badly in the past one year.
Unstoppable RIL bounces back to the No. 1 position after seven years, thanks to Jio and petchem expansion.
Course Correction Strides Pharma Science attributes its underwhelming performance to a confluence of headwinds and execution challenges.
Chinese Checkers China's crackdown on polluting steel plants helped HEG's graphite electrode business grow more than nine times.
On A Winning Streak Strategies such as localisation as well as premiumisation and an entrepreneurial work culture have enabled HUL become the fifth most valuable company in BT 500.
Paying The Price The oil explorer burnt cash to buy HPCL, pay large dividend and is now being pushed for a share buyback to help meet the governments disinvestment target. Can increase in crude oil prices rebuild market sentiment?
The Big Gainers While American biggies Amazon and Walmart fight for their pound of flesh in India, Indian retailers have quietly stolen the show.
BT 500: India's Most Valuable Companies Reliance Industries dethroned Tata Consultancy Services from the top spot, clocking growth of 50.8%. HDFC Bank retained the third position. Odisha has done well on GSDP growth. It is now looking to attract value-added players in the metals space and rev up its MSME sector.
The Devil In The Room As the wave of #MeToo transcends over India Inc., companies will have to get their act together to provide a safe and secure work environment to all employees.
Facts and Figures Around $2.71 bn value of minerals produced in Odisha in April 2017 to
February 2018. The state accounted for the largest share of India's
mineral production. "I consider challenges as opportunities to learn, grow and reinvent." Our annual BT 500 issue tracks the stock performance of the top-listed
companies in India and also their performance in terms of revenue growth
and profit growth, apart from other parameters such as assets and debt.
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