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Shalini S. Dagar
August 19, 2009
Poor rains have damaged the summer crop in quantity and quality. As the monsoon whimsy continues, some intelligent government intervention could help save the winter crop.


Vivek Mishra
July 8, 2009
Whether GST is implemented in 2010 or gets delayed further, the momentum seems to be building irreversibly towards its introduction. This would be by far the biggest story on the indirect tax front.


Rachna M. Koppikar
May 18, 2009
The new kid on the trading block that’s set to launch an equity and derivates platform is from Financial Technologies, which currently has in its stable India’s largest commodity futures exchange, the Multi-Commodity Exchange. It is giving competition to NSE, which is gearing up to deal with the commodities bourse major. Rachna M. Koppikar reports.


www.businesstoday.in
April 2, 2009
Calcined petroleum coke may sound esoteric, but not for Rain Commodities, which has emerged as the world’s largest producer of this raw material.


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.


Rachna Monga
October 30, 2008
The market is hogging the limelight these days and the incessantly falling sensex is creating excellent buying opportunities for investors despite the gut-wrenching uncertainty.


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.


E. Kumar Sharma
October 30, 2008
Today, every attempt is being made to conserve cash. As money gets expensive, if not scarce, infrastructure developers may not find it easy to reach financial closure.


Rachna Monga
October 16, 2008
It doesn’t have to. With the perils of playing with complex derivatives instruments now amply visible, the lesson to be learnt is clear-cut: Keep it simple.


Anand Adhikari
September 16, 2008
ITC, Godrej and the Essar Group are among a host of new corporate hedgers, and many of them have actually taken up memberships on domestic bourses like the MCX and NCDEX. Why are they getting into this slippery terrain? A report by Anand Adhikari.


Suman Layak
August 20, 2008
Drugs, diagnostics, real estate, private equity and glass may seem a motley bunch of businesses, but it doesn’t matter how diverse your portfolio is if you can emerge top dog. And it’s leadership that Ajay Piramal is aiming for, reports S. Layak.


Nitya Varadarajan
August 6, 2008
Dynamic fund of funds switch between asset classes depending on market conditions. But are they good investments?


T.V. Mahalingam
July 23, 2008
Although more than 90 per cent of the world's diamonds are processed in this port city of Gujarat, the industry is facing a multitude of challenges in an ultra-competitive market. The latest: workers are asking for better wages. Business Today's T.V. Mahalingam says the all-pervading joie de vivre among diamond-makers is misleading.


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.


www.businesstoday.in
April 17, 2008
The cover story on India’s Most Innovative Companies is very encouraging for those who are investing in innovation. Indian


Mahesh Nayak
March 18, 2008
Many stocks have started looking attractive, particularly if you look at them as a long-term investment. As equity markets become cheaper, it’s the perfect opportunity to grab a few growth funds for the long term.


Rishi Joshi
February 4, 2008
The stock markets are being influenced by a host of domestic and global factors. A lowdown on what you should know about the changing dynamics of the market to swim with the sharks.


Arnab Mitra
November 14, 2007
By drawing on ITC’s strengths in businesses as diverse as cigarettes to hotels to agri-business, Chairman Y.C. Deveshwar has built an FMCG machine that’s become the market leader in several segments. Now, it’s eyeing the No. 1 slot.


Sanjoy Narayan
December 2, 2007
It was back in 2000 that ITC took its first small steps into apparel retail, launching its first Wills Lifestyle store in Delhi. A year later, the Kolkata headquartered conglomerate entered food retailing.


By Clifford Alvares
November 13, 2007
After the initial fireworks that propelled the market to beyond the 20,000 mark in end-October, things have suddenly taken a volatile turn.


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