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Anand Adhikari
September 4, 2008
The buzzword at the country’s second-largest bank, which became famous for its scorching growth rates, is ‘measured growth’, a euphemism for losing steam. Here’s what prompted ICICI Bank’s strategic shift. Anand Adhikari reports.


Nitya Varadarajan
September 4, 2008
The holiday season is approaching, and it’s time to dig out the insurance packages that will keep you safe on your vacation.


Shalini S. Dagar
August 20, 2008
Despite negative perceptions about law and order and poor infrastructure, two cities from Uttar Pradesh—Kanpur and Lucknow—rise buoyed by positive consumer and investor sentiment. Do they denote a glimmer of hope for the rest of UP?


Anumeha Chaturvedi
August 20, 2008
A Gorilla race, a feast by the river and the star-studded London Film Festival: London’s where it’s at this September and October.


E. Kumar Sharma
August 19, 2008
A slew of big-ticket investments in Orissa is transforming its capital from a sleepy tourist town to a glitzy business destination.


Nitya Varadarajan
August 18, 2008
Rising interest rates have made debt more attractive as an investment option. But where are the best opportunities available now?


Virendra Verma
August 18, 2008
As a slowdown looms, it’s time to look at niche companies that are insulated from the downturn.


www.businesstoday.in
August 6, 2008
The nagging issue of managing provident fund (PF) savings of 40 million workers, of both government and organised sectors, has ended in a win-win fashion. ICICI Prudential, HSBC, Reliance Capital and State Bank of India (SBI) have been appointed as the fund managers. Private pension managers may deliver better returns.


www.businesstoday.in
August 5, 2008
Our fifth annual survey of the companies who have managed to put a smile on their shareholders’ faces and delighted them the most.


Virendra Verma
August 5, 2008
Falling oil prices, coupled with expectations of a last-gasp burst of reform from a desperately cobbled-together coalition, offer a glimmer of a bear market on its last leg. But the by-now-familiar twin demons of rising inflation and interest rates cloud a promising picture. Virendra Verma reports.


Anand Adhikari
August 4, 2008
Crude at $200 a barrel? Perhaps it’s that prospect that has convinced a clutch of Indian businessmen that exploring and producing this commodity that’s getting scarcer by the minute is a lucrative venture. But how many of them will hit pay dirt? Anand Adhikari finds out. Oil: A ticking time bomb


www.businesstoday.in
August 4, 2008
Banks are proliferating at a rapid pace in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. Over the last two years, 28 new branches have been opened and five more are likely to commence operations soon. N. Madhavan checks out if this would improve the quality of life of the people in this district.


Shamni Pande
July 23, 2008
Education is a goldmine not just for entrepreneurs but also for the country. With the education industry set to grow, the next wave of entrepreneurial activity is going to be education centric.


Rohit Viswanath
July 8, 2008
The Manmohan Singh government’s performance can, at best, be labelled ‘middling’. With general elections due within the next 6-8 months, we take a look at the UPA's report card.


Rachna Monga
June 26, 2008
After being run by a string of bureaucrats who weren’t exactly in sync with the stock markets and its devices, regulator SEBI finally has a chief who’s no stranger to the bulls and bears. Can he make a difference?


Rishi Joshi
June 25, 2008
When it comes to building your nest egg, how much is enough? Here’s what you should know about saving at different stages of your life.


Shamni Pande
June 11, 2008
Unlike most other private equity investors, Actis, Baring and India Value Fund like to acquire majority stakes in the firms they invest in. Why? In a business where more investments go bust than succeed, it is their way of managing risk and, hence, the returns. Shamni Pande finds out.


Shalini S. Dagar and Shammi Pande
June 10, 2008
Better returns to workers is one reason why pension management in the country needs sweeping reforms. Inadequate coverage is another. A report.


Anand Adhikari
June 9, 2008
Balkrishan Gopiram Goenka, the vice chairman and managing director of the Welspun Group, has drastically altered its profile over the past few years by making Welspun Gujarat—a part of the $3-billion Welspun Group and the second-largest manufacturer of large-diameter pipes in the world—the growth spearhead. A report by Anand Adhikari.


www.businesstoday.in
May 28, 2008
After weeks of suspense and drama, Bangalore’s new international airport at Devanahalli, 33 km from the city, has come to life, but the old airport has not ended its life as yet; it has been put on a ventilator for the next three months.


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