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Jul 12, 2020
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Cover Story A Lot of Bull

A Lot of Bull

Why the sharp recovery and sustained run in stock markets is built on weak fundamentals. Despite the fall, they are trading at double the valuation of the 2008 Lehman crash
Corporate Biocon aims to list biosimilar arm over the next 2-3 years

Biocon aims to list biosimilar arm over the next 2-3 years

Sharing information with the firm's shareholders, Biocon CEO and Managing Director Siddharth Mittal said it is important for the company to unlock value of the biosimilars business
Economy Politics Allow co-operative, pvt, foreign banks employees to use suburban trains as well, Unions to Maha CM

Allow co-operative, pvt, foreign banks employees to use suburban trains as well, Unions to Maha CM

Official notifications had included only employees of nationalised banks to take the local train to work from July 1, excluding their other colleagues
Network A Californian Hippie

A Californian Hippie

Gupta takes pride in calling himself and other Ultimate lovers the Californian hippies. What he loves the most is the 'spirit of the game'

Bridge to Future

In his blog, GatesNotes, Gates writes, "I have been playing bridge for years - Warren Buffett is my favourite partner"

The Coin Collector

Jain also loves to collect stamps. He started this around the same time he discovered his interest in numismatics
Investment Bond Fund With a Difference

Bond Fund With a Difference

Bharat Bond ETFs are an opportunity to invest in AAA-rated PSUs at low cost with predictable returns and equities-like liquidity
Technology Tech-tonic Shift in Hotels

Tech-tonic Shift in Hotels

From smartphones doubling up as room keys to real-time data access for staff to new solutions for cleaner air, technology is transforming the hospitality sector
Policy Managing the Debt Challenge

Managing the Debt Challenge

Rising debt of Centre and states is set to weaken the countrys credit profile. What is the way out?

Expenditure Crunch

Huge revenue loss, relief and rehab costs may derail the government's ambitious plans for the year

The Curious Case of WHO Funding

US President Donald Trump's announcement to end support for WHO is a reminder for the much-needed reforms in the agency's financial structure
Management Spacing It Out

Spacing It Out

With social distancing norms in place, open office designs are being turned upside down
Interview "Will Rope in Private Hospitals if Cases Surge"

"Will Rope in Private Hospitals if Cases Surge"

"In the last two months, or after March 23, we have seen a significant drop in admissions. Before March 23, we were doing 25,000-30,000 hospital admissions/treatments per day, but after the lockdown, we are down to 12,000-13,000"
Industry Sky is Limited

Sky is Limited

Airlines have taken to the skies after two months. But their pain is far from over

Brewing Trouble

India's nascent microbrewery industry is facing the double whammy of lockdown blues and high taxation
Columns India Inc's Rising Cost of External Capital

India Inc's Rising Cost of External Capital

Now, affected Indian companies will have to pass on higher borrowing costs to stakeholders
Editors note Stock Markets Break Free

Stock Markets Break Free

Corporate earnings are on a slippery wicket, and will continue to be on the edge for at least a year. Lockdown has dealt a punishing blow to firms and individuals whose delinquencies will unfold over the next few quarters
Corporate Pangs of High Leverage

Pangs of High Leverage

With the post-lockdown economy still to pick up, highly leveraged companies are looking at ways to reduce debt
Leadership Spotlight "Best Biz Leaders Are Missionaries First, Before Being Mercenaries"

"Best Biz Leaders Are Missionaries First, Before Being Mercenaries"

Nikhil Arora, Vice President and MD, GoDaddy India