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Jan 09, 2022
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Leadership Spotlight 3M India MD Ramesh Ramadurai on Why it’s Important to Understand your Key Customers

3M India MD Ramesh Ramadurai on Why it’s Important to Understand your Key Customers

Ramesh Ramadurai, Managing Director, 3M India
Finance The Rising Popularity of Passive Funds

The Rising Popularity of Passive Funds

A lot is happening in the passive fund arena as new-age mutual fund houses—and also some of the traditional ones—eye the passive space to attract investor attention and their monies. Is passive really a better bet or just smart packaging?
Interview Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Govt’s Vision for Semiconductor Manufacturing

Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Govt’s Vision for Semiconductor Manufacturing

The Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT talks about the government’s vision for semiconductor manufacturing
Briefings Maruti loses Market Share, Tata Motors Gains

Maruti loses Market Share, Tata Motors Gains

Maruti's sales declined in all maior segments-mini, compact and SUV. FADA attributes it to a subdued demand for entry-level cars as "customers continued to conserve money due to their family's healthcare needs”

Inflation, Covid-19 Give Markets the Jitters

In India, heavy selling by FIIs has added to the anxiety

Amazon Suffers Setback in Future Coupons Deal 

The Competition Commission of India has now suspended its own approval of the 2019 deal, charging Amazon of “making false and incorrect statements”

Jio Leads Race for IPL Broadcasting/Digital Rights

Ambani owns a broadcasting network—Viacom18, which recently picked up the La Liga rights—an OTT brand and a huge telecom play

Digital Firms Set to be the Next Wealth Creators, says Report 

Market veteran Raamdeo Agrawal states that five-six of the top 10 wealth creators in the next 10 years would be digital firms

Citibank’s Indian Consumer Biz Sale on Bumpy Final Lap 

Citi has assets of Rs 2.16 lakh-plus crore; net NPAs and profit and business per employee far superior to private banks

Imports Hit by a Weakening Rupee 

Outbound shipments in November were at a low of $30.04 billion; inbound shipments at $52.94 billion meant the gap widened to $22.9 billion

Advance Tax Collections Rise 

“The better-than-expected tax collections are a result of improved economic outlook, better enforcement and easier compliance”
Spotlight Reebok Boost for Kumar Mangalam Birla-led Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail

Reebok Boost for Kumar Mangalam Birla-led Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail

Birla’s flagship retail company, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, will now distribute and sell Reebok products in India and Asean nations across formats

Leena Nair’s Chanel Challenge

Leena Nair takes charge as Chanel’s global CEO at a challenging time

The Delayed IPO of Nusli Wadia-backed Go First

The much-awaited IPO of Go First (formerly GoAir) on December 8 did not materialise, putting the Nusli Wadia-backed company’s plans in abeyance

Sanjiv Puri’s New Mantra for ITC

From unlocking value through the demerger of its non-cigarettes FMCG and hotels business to a possible listing of ITC Infotech, the Sanjiv Puri-led company has a slew of measures planned

Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s New Stance on Inflation

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who has got a second four-year term, now wants to retire the word ‘transitory’ for higher inflation
Columns What Investors should do in 2022 

What Investors should do in 2022 

Investors should stop thinking of what could go wrong and focus on what they can map with some degree of confidence
Magazine Neeraj Kanwar on Apollo Tyres' focus on sustainability, Make in India

Neeraj Kanwar on Apollo Tyres' focus on sustainability, Make in India

Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Apollo Tyres, on his company’s focus on sustainability, de-risking as a strategy, Make in India, and much else
Editors Note Robin Raina: Maverick Moneyman

Robin Raina: Maverick Moneyman

Hungry for growth, Raina’s game plan is to create a one-stop financial superstore—an MNC out of India—and he is pursuing that ambition with relentless ferocity, picking up companies along the way
Industry Here's what the Indian Textile Industry Wants

Here's what the Indian Textile Industry Wants

To make India’s textile more competitive, the government launched an ambitious PLI scheme and plans to set up seven mega integrated parks. But are they what the industry wants? Or needs?

How the Semiconductor Chip Stopped the World

The shortage of semiconductor chips has hit businesses across sectors. But despite the demand, only a handful of companies have the capability to make them. Where does India stand and why is it so difficult to make them?
Investment Money Today: Does it Make sense to Invest in EVs?

Money Today: Does it Make sense to Invest in EVs?

Electric vehicles might be costlier than petrol-based ones; but can they save you money in the long run? We find out...