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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


Rishi Joshi
September 4, 2008
The latest GDP growth figures for the first quarter of the current financial year reveal that it has grown by just 7.9 per cent. CMIE says GDP will grow at 9 per cent this year. Others peg it much lower. So, what’s the right answer?


K.R. Balasubramanyam
August 18, 2008
Prices of precious metals such as silver and platinum have kept pace with gold. Should you invest in them?


Rishi Joshi
July 9, 2008
The truth is, no one knows. But there are certain key indicators you should watch for an early signal.


Rishi Joshi
June 11, 2008
Despite the recent price hikes in India, oil is a ticking time bomb that will be defused only by a sharp drop in demand and, in the long run, alternative sources of energy. Meanwhile, brace up for the coming pain. Business Today's Rishi Joshi reports.


Rishi Joshi
May 28, 2008
Rising crude prices could derail India’s growth story and cause massive pain all around.


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.


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? 


Shalini S. Dagar
March 7, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Full coverage: Budget 2008


Rishi Joshi
March 5, 2008
RBI will have to make some tough choices to keep the economy humming.


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
In presenting the budget for 2008-09, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram seems to have achieved the impossible. He did not give up any of the ongoing schemes or subsidies; in fact, allocations for most of them have been enhanced.


Rishi Joshi
March 1, 2008
Buoyant tax revenues a lower fiscal deficit and an economy that’s in top gear permit the FM to pump big money into agriculture and the social sector. Those efforts might help at the hustings, too.


Shalini S. Dagar
March 1, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Watch complete Budget speechHighlights of Union Budget 2008Full coverage: Budget 2008Surfers' comments on Budget 2008Read full text of FM's speechClick to read sectoral analysisRead experts views on Budget 2008Budget at a glanceWhat’s cheaper, what’s dearer?


Anand Adhikari
February 18, 2008
Has India decoupled from the US? A fair answer will have to be both yes and no.


www.businesstoday.in
February 18, 2008
There are now unmistakable signals that the Indian economy is losing steam. All indicators seem to point towards a slowdown in the offing.


Mahesh Nayak
January 7, 2008
Yes, the stock markets have been on a roll for four years now and the Sensex is at 20,000 plus. But a surging economy is expected to keep the FIIs interested in India this year.


Rishi Joshi
November 28, 2007
The economy is slowing down, but the long-term story remains intact.


www.businesstoday.in
November 27, 2007
Nearly a decade after joining Adobe, Shantanu Narayen, the company’s India-educated President and COO, has been elevated to the top job at the desktop software publishing company.


Shalini S. Dagar
November 13, 2007
Taking advantage of an upbeat economy the central government has launched or revamped major schemes aimed at rural India. But have they really worked for the aam aadmi? Shalini S. Dagar finds out.


www.businesstoday.in
October 19, 2007
Nilesh Khare, an accounts executive, till recently had little knowledge about the existence of bulls, bears and other creatures that prowl the Street. But last fortnight when the benchmark index on the Bombay Stock Exchange kissed the 17,000 mark, he decided it was time to step into the world of investing.


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