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Virendra Verma
November 27, 2008
Despite a call from the FM, industry leaders say cutting production is a better way to deal with recession.


Virendra Verma
November 27, 2008
The pioneer of organised retail is counting on “conscious consumption”—rather than “conspicuous consumption”—to see his group through the slowdown.


Puja Mehra
November 13, 2008
Increased government spending can help fight economic slowdown. But it won’t. And the reason is not lack of funds. What is needed is a comprehensive booster dose of steroids to resuscitate the economy. Manmohan Singh’s diagnosis is not off the mark, but the delivery is. A report by Puja Mehra.


Virendra Verma
November 13, 2008
After years of rollicking appreciation, companies that make up the BT 500 are going through one of their toughest phases in a long, long time. As stocks get mercilessly hammered, this may just be the time when the men are separated from the boys. Virendra Verma reports.


Rachna Monga
October 30, 2008
As capital becomes scarce in the global markets, foreign portfolio investors—the lifeblood running through domestic equities—turn their backs on India. This has got more to do with the stress in the financial system in their own backyard than any fundamental issues with the domestic market. Will they return, or should we be waiting for them at all? Rachna Monga goes into the details.


Shalini S. Dagar
October 16, 2008
The global crisis will eclipse the Indian economy, but only partially. And recession is nowhere in sight. That's because the country's economy was already in a slowdown and India is also one of the least globalised economies among the emerging markets. However, will the financial crisis prolong the slowdown and make it more painful? Answers Shalini S. Dagar.The global financial crisisSo, where is the money?Panic grips Dalal StreetIs something wrong with ICICI Bank?When bad loans are sown in good timesWhen exotic turns toxicWall street woes, India’s opportunityThe Rs 60,000-crore time bomb


www.businesstoday.in
October 16, 2008
The job market has taken the biggest downturn in the past eight quarters.


www.businesstoday.in
September 18, 2008
To steel tycoon Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, the Lifetime Achievement Award for embodying and exemplifying the ideals of free enterprise and entrepreneurial capitalism, by American business magazine Forbes.


www.businesstoday.in
August 6, 2008
An India that's home to 30 of Fortune 100 companies, the world’s largest pool of technically-trained manpower, and Nobel Prize winners in arts, science and literature? That’s management guru C.K. Prahalad’s dream for India@75, and he’s got a plan how to get there. A Business Today exclusive.


Rachna Monga
July 22, 2008
With investments of a little over Rs 44,000 crore in 2007-08—up from a meagre Rs 5,400 crore two years ago—the Life Insurance Corporation is easily the single-biggest shopper in Indian stocks. Rachna Monga tells us how the largest and the only public sector life insurance company has been re-inventing itself.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
July 7, 2008
Away from the arclights, Wipro’s Consumer Care & Lighting division is expanding its market share and challenging the established players in the business. K.R. Balasubramanyam reports.


Rishi Joshi
June 24, 2008
The global economic tide is ebbing, and India will feel its pinch for some more time.


Manu Kaushik
May 27, 2008
The price rise is pushing household budgets over the edge and is threatening to derail long-term savings targets. What’s worse, the monster doesn't look like going away in a hurry.


www.businesstoday.in
May 15, 2008
Inflation continues to be the principal concern of policy makers in the country. Prices of vegetables, lentils, rice and wheat—the staple of most consumers in India—have shot up over the last few months, eating into household budgets.


Rohit Viswanath
May 14, 2008
The government has banned futures trading in eight commodities and is planning to extend this to some more items. However, the available data on futures trading does not show any evidence that it has either reduced or increased volatility of spot prices. Is it a wrong move? BT's Rohit Viswanath finds out.


Arnab Mitra and N. Madhavan
May 1, 2008
Steel and cement prices have appreciated over the last six months and led to runaway inflation. The government has alleged that companies in these sectors have formed cartels to keep prices high. How justified is the government angst? Or rather, is it a combination of factors that have conspired to push up prices? BT’s Arnab Mitra and N. Madhavan find out.


Manu Kaushik
April 15, 2008
India is the only major country in the world that measures its inflation rate according to the Wholesale Price Index; most others do it on the basis of the Consumer Price Index. Here we take a look at how this important statistics is calculated worldwide.


Kapil Bajaj
April 14, 2008
FMCG stocks have not succumbed to the subprime storm and many still make attractive investments.


Clifford Alvares
April 1, 2008
Few months ago, things were looking good in the markets. But in barely 10 weeks, the financial landscape has changed, and the bears have got an upper hand in the stock market.


Shamni Pande and Shalini S. Dagar
March 18, 2008
Global food prices are on a boil as biofuels and freak weather play havoc with the demand-supply equation. Food prices in India too have been inching upwards. How vulnerable are we to food price shocks? 


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