March 2, 2018 : Business Articles and Interviews | Outlook Business
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

Pixtory / Graphically SpeakingLumbering Along

After an initial burst, government spending on infrastructure is slowly losing steam 

Pixtory / ImagenationAchtung Baby!

Riding on new launches, can Mercedes-Benz retain its top spot in India?

Enterprise / Big IdeaSpot the Difference

No more worrying about copyright infringement with IPHawk's AI-solution

Enterprise / Regional BrandTressure hunt

Salon chain Naturals has lined up an ambitious expansion spree. Will its gameplan pay off?

Enterprise / FeatureAll-season flavour

Regional ice cream brands are looking to play on their strengths as they aspire to go national

Strategy / FeatureA New Voyage

Discovery India is exploring a new frontier with the launch of its GEC channel. Can it create a niche in an overcrowded genre? 

Strategy / Interview"I will first stabilise the business before thinking of scale"

Captain GR Gopinath in his second-coming with Air Deccan wants to focus more on cash flow than scale

Strategy / AD BREAKBeating Monday Blues

Why put up with a job you dislike when you can find one that you love?

Markets / TrendCapital Gain

YES Bank CFO Rajat Monga has sold stock worth Rs.37.5 crore in FY18 so far

Markets / TrendWill FY19 earnings deliver?

Consensus estimates have built in 20% earnings growth for the upcoming fiscal 

Markets / FeatureSigns of Life

How the Street is valuing private life insurers — the next big proxy to play the financialisation theme

Markets / Interview“Look out for companies aspiring to dominate niche businesses”

Ambit Capital’s head of research, Nitin Bhasin, on what separates a handful of Indian companies from the also-ran

The Big Story / Lead StoryHigh Stakes

Flush with funds, foreign PE investors are making outsized bets. Will it pay off?