September 14, 2018 : Business Articles and Interviews | Outlook Business
Double Trouble
The pessimism that has engulfed the currency could end up taking stocks down a slippery path

Pixtory / ImagenationToo little, too late

Banning a select list of pesticides and leaving out many lethal ones makes the latest order arbitrary 

Enterprise / Big IdeaCapsule Comfort

With an eye on short-stay travellers, Urbanpod is creating its own niche with affordable pod hotels

Enterprise / Regional BrandMidas Touch

Chennai-based Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers is looking at online sales and foreign stores to further their legacy as a trusted ‘manufacturing jeweller’

Strategy / FeatureReviving a Legacy

After pulling out Escorts from its debt spiral, the Nanda scion now wants to make the company future ready

Strategy / FeatureTaking Offline Online

Paytm Mall aims to rival Amazon and Flipkart by offering competitive pricing and fast deliveries from offline stores in small cities

Markets / TrendMelting point

Reclusive investor Ashish Kacholia exits Vadilal Industries even as Porinju Veliyath buys in

Markets / TrendHave technology stocks run-up too far too fast?

While the NSE IT Index has gone up 20% in the past six months, earnings of IT firms have remained subdued

Markets / FeatureElection Bonanza

Media stocks look set for a revival on the back of advertisement revenue from political campaigns

Markets / FeatureBittersweet After Taste

Hyped up InvITs have not performed as expected leaving investors with mixed feelings

C'est la vie / My FavouriteRishi Gupta

When the hunger pangs come calling, the Fino Payments Bank CEO likes to indulge in a basketful of dim sums

C'est la vie / Pursuit of HappinessFillpot Tales

From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, Mogae Media's Sandeep Goyal boasts of an enviable toby jug collection 

C'est la vie / The Good LifeLit Up

Scented candles for your home that will whisk you away

C'est la vie / HARDBOUNDDiscounting Goodwill

Can incentives do more harm than good? Sante Fe Institute's behavioural science professor Samuel Bowles has the answer

The Big Story / Lead StoryFlat On Its Back

The rupee’s resilience has again been blown away by its oldest nemesis: rising crude and foreign outflows. The outlook for the next year is not pleasant either