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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

"Our actual rate of growth is lower than the potential rate of growth"

An extract from Reserve Bank of India's deputy governor, Subir Gokarn's address at the India investment Forum 2012

Subir Gokarn | NOV 10 , 2012

Failure to launch

When it comes to technological innovation, India is still a laggard, despite increasing budgetary allocation to science

Rishikesha T Krishnan | OCT 27 , 2012

A tightrope act

The market regulator’s recent decisions on the mutual fund industry neatly balance its regulatory and developmental roles

Sandeep Parekh | OCT 13 , 2012

The long and short of it

Institutional investors have starkly different perspectives on India at this point. Only behavioural finance can explain the contrast

Saurabh Mukherjea | SEP 15 , 2012

In search of an Indian Apple

When will we have a homegrown, innovation-driven global leader?

Rishikesha T Krishnan | AUG 18 , 2012

The reinvention killers

Six mistakes that stop companies from changing and growing

Jason Jennings | AUG 04 , 2012

Linking up

Companies must partner ngos to reach the bottom of the pyramid

Amit Kapoor | JUL 21 , 2012

Pooling in ideas

Sebi’s good rules for alternative investment funds comes in a bad market

Sandeep Parekh | JUN 23 , 2012

Wall Street food chain

Risks are rising for both the banks (whales) and debtors (plankton) 

William H Gross | JUN 23 , 2012

Deals behind doors

A tongue-in-cheek look at the way IPOs are launched in the market

Saurabh Mukherjea | JUN 09 , 2012

Different drivers

Why the Tatas succeeded with the Ace but not with the Nano

Rishikesha T Krishnan | MAY 26 , 2012

The man who saw tomorrow

RH Patil (1937-2012) created the National Stock Exchange, which is among the best in the world 

Rajesh Padmashali | MAY 12 , 2012

Prescription for growth

Three healthcare providers have hit on a business model that effectively marries social goals with commercial imperatives

Deepak Parekh | MAY 12 , 2012

A tragedy of errors

ONGC’s latest divestment was doomed from the start

Sandeep Parekh | APR 14 , 2012

Old habits die hard

Calling Pranab’s bluff

N Mahalakshmi | APR 14 , 2012

The world's biggest small company

India is much like a Small & medium enterprise that is CEO-driven, constrained by working capital and management talent

Saurabh Mukherjea | MAR 31 , 2012

Ground realities

Ground-up reporting shows how industry and agriculture are bearing the brunt of government inaction and warped policies

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 31 , 2012

The Holy Grail of Indian innovation

Managing scale effectively will help Indian companies compete globally

Rishikesha T Krishnan | MAR 17 , 2012

What strategy is not

Companies should meet customer needs, not demolish rivals

Amit Kapoor | MAR 17 , 2012

Work in progress

Why India Inc's new ventures aren't working?

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 17 , 2012

Smoke without fire?

The market regulator faces misguided flak for consent orders

Sandeep Parekh | FEB 18 , 2012

If I were to lead the country...

The political leadership has been facing a crisis of late. We asked three leaders what they would do differently if they were in charge. Here's what they said

Team Outlook Business | FEB 04 , 2012

Back to the future

Who will be the defining economist of this crisis — and why it matters

Saurabh Mukherjea | FEB 04 , 2012

The numbers game

Why Blackstone's India strategy isn't paying off

N Mahalakshmi | FEB 04 , 2012