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Year 2022 is proving to be yet another year dominated by unprecedented events causing a heightened volatility across the global financial markets, says Garg.

How to make money amid rising interest rates? Here's what Invesco MF's Vikas Garg has to say

Sep 13, 2022

In an interaction with Business Today, Vikas Garg, Head of Fixed Income, Invesco Mutual Fund shared his views on the debt market amid rising interest rates.

Priti Rathi Gupta, MD and promoter of Anand Rathi Group and founder of LXME

Financial planning for women: '49% of women are either not investing or unaware of their investments'

Sep 10, 2022

Priti Rathi Gupta, Founder & MD, LXME, says financial planning for women still takes a backseat and is primarily handled by the men of the family.

Brendan McClements, CEO of Visit Victoria

'India always an important market for Australia': Brendan McClements of Visit Victoria

Sep 03, 2022

In a conversation with Business Today, Brendan McClements, CEO of Visit Victoria, speaks about India as a source market, the T20 World Cup and what it means for Melbourne and his plans to attract more Indian travellers.

Charles Metcalfe, the global brand ambassador for The Balvenie

Whisky please! Indians continue to stick with their favourite tipple

Sep 03, 2022

In a conversation with Business Today, Charles Metcalfe, global brand ambassador of The Balvenie said that whiskey will continue to dominate the alcohol market of India.

Sunil Bharti Mittal, founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises

'Don't lose hope': Airtel supremo Sunil Mittal's big advice to millennials

Sep 03, 2022

Mittal had started Bharti Enterprises at the age of 18 with an initial investment of Rs 20,000, which he borrowed from his father. Before diversifying into other sectors, he started manufacturing bicycles. Mittal entered the telecommunications industry in 1995.

Anil Sarin, CIO-Equities, Centrum Wealth

'India seen as distinct from emerging markets': Anil Sarin of Centrum Wealth

Sep 02, 2022

Sarin is betting on different themes, including capital goods, commercial vehicles, logistics, healthcare, and real estate. Talking about different themes, he said that bank lending is doing quite well.

The menu at Social Hauz Khas offers two new dishes, the Boat-e-Kebab and Boat-e-Chaap to pay homage to the Social works success story.

We will have 200 Social outlets in 5 years: Riyaaz Amlani

Aug 22, 2022

"We are very excited about the non-metro story of India. We think that's where the real relevance is going to be," says the 47-year-old CEO and managing director of Impresario Handmade Restaurants, which has 61 restaurants across 16 cities, including the famous chain, Social.

Prashant Tandon, co-founder, and CEO of Tata 1mg

"Will be covering more than 100 cities soon," says Tata 1mg CEO Prashant Tandon

Aug 20, 2022

On the future plans of Tata 1mg, Tandon said the company services around 20,000 pin codes, and as of now, somewhere around 35 to 40 per cent of the business comes from beyond the Tier-1 cities.

Ravi Chandran, CEO, Laguna Resorts and Hotels

Ravi Chandran of Laguna Resorts and Hotels shares his plans for the India market

Aug 13, 2022

Business Today spoke to Ravi Chandran, CEO, Laguna Resorts and Hotels on his plans for the India market, promoting golf tourism and what ails the hospitality sector.

Art historian, Alka Pandey, curator Women and Deities

Bihar's ode to girl power comes alive in a landmark exhibition

Aug 13, 2022

Curated over four months, Women and Deities is an exhibition of excavated artifacts of women from Bihar museum’s reserve collection. Art historian Alka Pande took Business Today on a tour through the show.

Ajay Bijli, Chairman & Managing Director, PVR, is not ready to rest on his laurels (Courtesy: Hardik Chhabra/Business Today)

Will launch 150 screens, invest Rs 500 crore every year from now: PVR's Ajay Bijli

Aug 10, 2022

Ajay Bijli, in a candid chat with Business Today, shares his journey and plans for the future.

Nakul Kumar, co-founder & CMO of Cashify

Refurbished 5G smartphone sales see an uptick in India: Cashify's Nakul Kumar

Aug 09, 2022

As Cashify's refurbished phone segment, PhonePro witnessed 4 times growth in the last year, Nakul Kumar, co-founder & CMO of Cashify said in an exclusive interview with Business Today.

The industry has paid more than Rs 30,000 crore as Covid claims, Bhargava told Business Today

Going to invest more in health distribution infrastructure: ICICI Lombard's Bhargav Dasgupta

Aug 04, 2022

In an interview with Business Today, Bhargav Dasgupta, MD and CEO of ICICI Lombard General Insurance, talks about the performance of the company and its focus on the health vertical as one of the growth drivers.

Sunil Nyati elaborates on how to spot multibaggers

How to spot multibaggers on Dalal Street? Market veteran shares tips

Aug 04, 2022

Sunil Nyati, Managing Director, Swastika Investmart, who has over 30 years of experience in the investing world, shared his views on how to spot big gainers on Dalal Street.

Vora believes that till inflation doesn’t cool off-led by both demand cool off and supply normalisation, the Fed hike cycle will continue.

Sensex recovers over 7,000 points from its June low; Amisha Vora suggests buying these 5 stocks now

Aug 03, 2022

In an interaction with Business Today, market veteran Amisha Vora, Joint MD, Prabhudas Lilladher said the equity market may remain volatile in the near to medium term.

According to Sanjay Mookim, Strategist and India Head of Research, JP Morgan, Indian markets could fall further along with weaker global equities

Nifty unlikely to deliver any return in CY22: Sanjay Mookim of JP Morgan

Aug 02, 2022

The sentiment around Indian equity markets has deteriorated significantly as the external environment is tightening with rising inflation and higher oil prices, says Sanjay Mookim, Strategist and India Head of Research, JP Morgan.

Small steps could go a long way in building immunity shares lifestyle doyen, Luke Coutinho in an interview with Business Today.

It is possible to grow into good health slowly, says lifestyle expert Luke Coutinho

Aug 01, 2022

Small steps could go a long way in building immunity shares lifestyle doyen, Luke Coutinho in an interview with Business Today.

The best scenario for the markets is that domestic investors keep the faith and then one day soon, FPI buying returns, Arora said

Further 5-7% fall in stocks is possible, warns market veteran Samir Arora 

Aug 01, 2022

The biggest concern for the market currently is emerging from the very high inflation in US economy which is forcing US to significantly hike rates, says Samir Arora, founder of Singapore-based fund Helios Capital. He expects FPI selling to abate in the coming 3-6 months.

Should you be greedy or fearful on Dalal Street now? Richa Agarwal of Equitymaster explains

Should you be greedy or fearful on Dalal Street now? Richa Agarwal of Equitymaster explains

Jul 28, 2022

The 30-share index BSE Sensex traded 733 points up at 56,550 at around 10.45 am (IST).

Global positioning attributes in emerging markets make India relatively strong: Sushant Bhansali, CEO, Ambit Asset Management

Global positioning attributes in emerging markets make India relatively strong: Sushant Bhansali, CEO, Ambit Asset Management

Jul 27, 2022

In an interaction with Business Today, Sushant Bhansali, CEO, Ambit Asset Management shared his view on how long the underperformance in midcap and smallcap space will continue and which themes may throw big gainers going ahead. Edited excerpts:

Expect Nifty to be around 25,000 by end-2025: ICICI Direct research head Pankaj Pandey

Jul 25, 2022

For Pankaj Pandey of ICICI Direct, sectors that could do well include banks, automobiles, capital goods, power, retail and hospitality; on the other hand, cement, metals and textiles could face near-term challenges, he says.