• the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Small and Mid-Cap companies Can See More Price Correction in the Coming Quarters: Sunil Koul

    Sunil Koul, executive director (Asia Pacific portfolio strategy, global macro research) at Goldman Sachs, in an exclusive interview with Ayaan Kartik and Neeraj Thakur, talks about the valuation situation in India and how foreign investors are looking at increasing their bets in the equity markets

    March 27, 2024
  • strategy 4 / Interview

    The Rich Are Getting Richer, but the Poor Are Not Getting Poorer: T.V. Somanathan

    Increasing consumption among the middle class and the poor in India is a valid policy challenge, the answer to which lies in creating more jobs, says T.V. Somanathan, finance secretary and secretary of expenditure in the Union Ministry of Finance. In an exclusive interview, he also discusses why the current income tax rates are reasonable and why he finds the 3% fiscal deficit target questionable among other issues. Edited excerpts:  

    March 01, 2024
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Taking Bharat’s Business To India

    The story of Meesho founder and CEO Vidit Aatrey is the story of democratisation of India’s business and start-up sphere

    August 01, 2022
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Changing Tracks

    Global events have led to a funding slowdown, but will India be an outlier? Are cautious investors still eyeing India as a sweet spot? The answers lie in how Indian start-ups restrategise for the months ahead

    July 01, 2022
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Facebook In A Virtual Avatar

    In one of the biggest rebranding exercises in the world, the mighty Facebook is looking to create a new business model. A stagnating user base and youth apathy globally combined with the potential of metaverse have taken the social media giant to bet big on an unknown sector. As Facebook becomes Meta Platforms, what happens to its India strategy?

    June 01, 2022
  • markets 5 / Feature

    Stagflation Shadow On The World

    Rising inflation, high unemployment and depreciating currencies have given birth to a vicious cycle that could very well dismantle the fragile post-Covid recovery. Can India escape this fate?

    June 01, 2022
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Shades Of New Energy

    As the world searches for new forms of clean energy to meet carbon emission cut targets, India does not want to miss the green hydrogen bus. Its two richest industrialists want to create independent ecosystems to produce the new fuel. What does this mean for India’s energy security and net-zero targets?

    May 01, 2022
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    A Lankan Build-Up In India

    As Sri Lanka grapples with an economic crisis owing to botched economic policies and unmanageable debt, alarm bells are going off in some states in India

    May 01, 2022
  • enterprise 3 / Feature

    And The Winner Is: Bezos, Ambani Or Biyani?

    As Reliance Industries calls off the deal with Kishore Biyani’s Future Group after acquiring its stores at prime locations, the fight between two of the world’s richest men has taken another sharp turn. But is anyone really winning?

    May 01, 2022
  • strategy 4 / Trend

    She Rules The Digital Kingdom

    The Indian woman consumer is forcing all—brands, social media, even experts—to take notice. She is shopping, learning, interacting in digital universe & owning it

    March 01, 2022
  • strategy 4 / Interview

    ‘Isn’t There A Male Founder?’

    Ghazal Alagh, co-founder and chief innovation officer of unicorn Mamaearth, talks to Outlook Business about her journey and the challenges and gender bias she faced as a young working mother and why women should never give up 

    March 01, 2022
  • enterprise 3 / Regional Brand

    Tressure hunt

    Trends in Vogue is taking its south-centric salon brands national. Can it recreate the magic?

    May 11, 2013
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    Right on course

    Sukumar Rajah of Franklin Templeton finds parallels in the world of investing and golf

    May 11, 2013
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The art of social investing

    Creating a social impact tops the to-do list for Asit Koticha, chairman, ASK Group

    April 27, 2013