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Trial by fire
The appointment of Nirmala Sitharaman as finance minister comes at a very challenging time for India

N Mahalakshmi

Marketing Myth

Can good marketing fool people all the time?

Lakshmipathy Bhat | APR 11 , 2018

Call For Caution

Recent spate of defaults in microfinance securitisation transactions raises concern

Prateek Jaiswal | APR 03 , 2018

Cooling-off

Post an aggressive growth phase, how Snapdeal is fighting for survival 

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 30 , 2018

Killing each other

The Federal reserve’s purported three to four hikes this year beginning in March are likely exaggerated

William H Gross | MAR 29 , 2018

Trade wars are bad, and nobody wins

Imposing tariffs is likely to lead to rising inflation and fall in export competitiveness — hurting US companies more than the rest of the world

Ben Inker | MAR 23 , 2018

“What, Me Worry?”

If there is one thing that spooks investors, it is uncertainty. And, the coming months has plenty

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 16 , 2018

Bonds, Men, It’s About Time

The bond bear market has begun, although not a dangerous one for bond investors

William H Gross | MAR 09 , 2018

The Advent Of A Cynical Bubble

Today’s is a cynical bubble, built not on faith in a new era, but on overoptimism about the ability to get out before everyone else

James Montier | MAR 07 , 2018

Bracing Yourself for a Possible Near-Term Melt-Up

Despite being one of the highest-priced markets in the US history, it is showing signs of entering the melt-up phase of this very long bull market

Jeremy Grantham | MAR 05 , 2018

Problem of plenty

PE and VC investments hit an all-time high in 2017 as investors pumped in a record $24 billion, 41% higher than the previous high seen two years ago

N Mahalakshmi | FEB 19 , 2018

A Thoughtful Election Budget

It’s not a Budget that will get the economy to sky-rocket, but it won’t drown the government in fiscal burden either. Not bad for an election year

FEB 02 , 2018

When Small Is Big

Paytm is looking to cash in on its e-wallet franchise to fuel its growth as a payments bank

N Mahalakshmi | JAN 08 , 2018

Investment Potpourri

The financial system may be approaching a tipping point, so investing in 2018 warrants caution

William H Gross | JAN 05 , 2018

Career Risk and Stalin’s Pension Fund

The GMO co-founder on why fund managers could perforce end up investing in emerging markets

Jeremy Grantham | DEC 15 , 2017

Living in a bubble world

Equity value today has nothing to do with current or future profits but is being driven by a company’s ability to be disruptive

David Einhorn | DEC 08 , 2017

Retail Redemption

Kishore Biyani is leveraging technology to fuel his comeback  

N Mahalakshmi | NOV 24 , 2017

On The School Carousel

What do they all need? A sharp guideline for B-schools, aspirants and graduates

AK Balaji Prasad | OCT 30 , 2017

Capital Boost

With real estate and fixed income falling out of favour, the rich are rejigging their asset allocation

N Mahalakshmi | OCT 27 , 2017

Cracking the Digital Code

Building a robust and unique technology platform holds the key to a successful digital transformation

Srikar Reddy | OCT 13 , 2017

Pep Up Entrepreneurs

Indian B-schools must have students infused with a ‘launch business’ spirit

Kavil Ramachandran, Nupur Pavan Bang | OCT 13 , 2017

Lay-Off Fires Get Them Hired

In the super-slippery job market, headhunters find a new avenue for their expertise — exit management

Ushinor Majumdar | OCT 13 , 2017

Indian Icon

Having conquered the Indian mid-market, Royal Enfield now wants to become the world leader. Can it?

N Mahalakshmi | OCT 13 , 2017

The Mints Have To Press Afresh

Stagnant syllabi, poor faculty, unemployable graduates, along with tepid industry demand have put an ultimatum before B-schools

Arindam Mukherjee | OCT 13 , 2017

Six-Step Economy Revival Pack

The way to defibrillate the economy now would be more immediate action and less slogans and rhetoric

Neeraj Batra | OCT 07 , 2017