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Column: Investment Strategy 2.0

Column: Investment Strategy 2.0

Recently, market commentator Saurabh Mukherjee pointed out the formalisation in various sectors of the Indian economy leading to the emergence of one or two giants in each industry, thereby creating a market structure where a larger share of the profits sits with fewer firms. The price action In...

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Mission 2020: Government as the enabler of business

Mission 2020: Government as the enabler of business

As the calendar year 2019 winds to a close, a lot more needs to be done in 2020 to keep pushing the wheels of the Indian economy, especially, with the objective of achieving high economic growth and unleashing the real economic potential of the country. The year 2019 presented both lessons on th...

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Tips to bring wellbeing at workplace

Tips to bring wellbeing at workplace

New Delhi: Environments that combine comfort, function and emotional satisfaction can inspire people to do their best work as well as increase productivity, satisfaction and engagement.A recent study by Gallup showed that worldwide, 87 per cent of employed people are "not engaged" or "actively disen...

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How Golconda fuelled the world's appetite for big diamonds

How Golconda fuelled the world's appetite for big diamonds

New Delhi: Years ago, the very mention of the name Golconda, brought up the image of diamonds, heaps and heaps of beautiful diamonds! In fact the legendary name "Golconda Diamond" became synonymous with Golconda itself. It was during the reign of the historic Qutb Shahi dynasty (also known as the "G...

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Tax cuts done, now for the revenues

Tax cuts done, now for the revenues

New Delhi: The Finance Ministers announcement to bring down corporate tax rates in India will surely provide a substantial boost to the economy. Essentially, the tax policy changes will allow for freeing up cash-flows that companies can utilise to make capital allocation decisions ranging from capit...

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Here's why nobody wants to run Gurugram Rapid Metro

Here's why nobody wants to run Gurugram Rapid Metro

Gurugram: With the deadline for the continuation of the Gurugram Rapid Metro ending on September 17, speculation remains rife whether HUDA will run the enterprise, as the current concessionaire Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Ltd (RMGL) has expressed its inability to run it any further. The Rapid Metro wa...

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Column: The dynamics of India's growth recession

Column: The dynamics of India's growth recession

The crisis brewing within the Indian economy has gained unanimous acceptance by now. Even the latest annual report of the RBI for the fiscal year 2018-19 (or FY19) confirmed that the Indian economy has indeed hit a rough patch. The GDP growth rate of the economy has slipped to 5 per cent in the ...

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SAIL ready for 'Reform, Perform and Transform' roadmap for new India

SAIL ready for 'Reform, Perform and Transform' roadmap for new India

New Delhi: The budget compliments the expectation of the steel and other related industries. SAIL is completely geared up to cater to every requirement of the government's roadmap to reform, perform and transform India. SAIL is committed to fulfill the expectations of Indians as it has been do...

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Of, a buzz-less Budget and a fizz-less fiscal

Of, a buzz-less Budget and a fizz-less fiscal

The plain speaking and hard-hitting Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to present an economically astute budget. There is neither much buzz nor would be there be any fizz in this budget. Interim budget had captured the buzz and provided loads of political fizz too. This budget has the opportunity of s...

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Column - Budget 2019-20: Waiting for Directions

Column - Budget 2019-20: Waiting for Directions

Ever since the new government assumed office at the Centre, the market is looking for directions and hopefully the Union Budget slated to be presented on July 5 as a norm will provide one. On broader terms, the market is looking for the much needed support from the government both in terms of f...

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