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Throwing good money after bad
The story of how the chase for high yield ended up hurting KKR India's debt portfolio

N Mahalakshmi

Muddling through

The FM can’t deliver the moon, but surely she should have tried harder than snips here and tucks there

N Mahalakshmi | FEB 01 , 2020

A non-event

The FY21 Budget has done precious little to encourage investment in the domestic market, which is riddled with expensive stocks

Kripa Mahalingam | FEB 01 , 2020

“First, Do No Harm” Budget

The current budget will not harm the economy but the 10% nominal GDP growth and tax receipts projected for FY21 may be a tad optimistic

Deep Narayan Mukherjee | FEB 01 , 2020

Snag of a wider net

FM adds an additional levy on e-commerce players and traders, which could increase compliance cost

V Keshavdev | FEB 01 , 2020

Advantage millennial

Consumption may go up among this age group with a tax cut

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 01 , 2020

Taxing times for e-tailers?

As the government’s coffers come under stress, it mulls introducing MAT on e-commerce giants

V Keshavdev | JAN 29 , 2020

More of the morose

Despite fighting a battle for survival, entrepreneurs are adapting to make the most of a difficult situation

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 28 , 2020

DoT or dotty?

The next inescapable step for the telecom department might be a demand notice running into multi-billion dollars to the country’s largest corporation Reliance Industries

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 28 , 2020

Throwing good money after bad

The story of how the chase for high yield ended up hurting KKR India's debt portfolio

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 27 , 2020

Flavour of the season

As venture capital rushes into B2B start-ups, is the euphoria around this space justified or is it yet another bubble waiting to burst?

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 21 , 2020

If You’re Going Through Hell*

Even if it's been a particularly tough year, this is not the time to give up; it's the time to bounce back 

N Mahalakshmi | DEC 18 , 2019

Make the best first impression with Pease

At Leading Edge 2019, Allan Pease shows business leaders how to make the best first impression in any situation

Asha Menon | NOV 19 , 2019

Everything to everyone

In this edition, you will learn the perils of taking too many risks and of taking too few

N Mahalakshmi | NOV 19 , 2019

Abandon wit all ye who enter Indian politics, warns Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor made his comic debut at Leading Edge, where he delivered a humorous session on ‘the perils of being an educated politician’

Asha Menon | NOV 18 , 2019

Fear factor

20/20 denotes perfect visual acuity but, as we head into the leap year, the outlook appears hazy and bleak

N Mahalakshmi | NOV 05 , 2019

Bubble In Quality?

Valuations of certain high quality Indian stocks have sky-rocketed, and their growth needs to catch up for the valuation to sustain

NOV 04 , 2019

Other People’s Money

Rana Kapoor took risky moves in an already risky business. Now, can the new boss salvage the lender?

N Mahalakshmi | OCT 22 , 2019

Hall of Fame*

They are champions in their domain, leaders and entrepreneurs shaped out of pure grit and unconventional ideas

N Mahalakshmi | OCT 09 , 2019

Boardroom blues

Once a turnaround genius, promoter Gautam Thapar was ousted by his own board. Are other boardrooms going to take note? 

N Mahalakshmi | SEP 23 , 2019

The new equal

Outlook Business-Great Place to Work® India bring you the second annual listing of the Best Workplaces for Women in the country

N Mahalakshmi | SEP 10 , 2019

It just doesn’t add up

With economic growth slowing, the stock market might just be staring at more earning downgrades

N Mahalakshmi | AUG 29 , 2019

Real or mythical?

India is churning out unicorns faster than ever. Which start-ups will be the next billion-dollar companies? 

N Mahalakshmi | AUG 02 , 2019

Difficulties of managing debt funds in India

Debt funds are essential but tough to manage, writes the CIO of PPFAS MF, as he lists out his reasons for staying away

Rajeev Thakkar | JUL 26 , 2019

May the salesforce be with you

McKinsey experts say that it’s time to prioritise and become value-creators from being target-chasers, by unlocking salesforce productivity

Michael Viertler, Jaidit Brar, Harsh Chhaparia | JUL 15 , 2019