Should He Say?
February 28, when Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha presents his budget,
here’s what must do to talk up the economy: Step up public spending.
Bring more services into the tax net. Rationalise excise and customs
duties. Privatise a few PSUs. Wind up some government deptts. Will he?
Finds Itself In A Cul-De-Sac
a bevy of new models, MUL will make its first loss ever this year. Can it
pull back next year?
Benckiser's Quest for The Holy Grail
CEO Pranab Barua, the once-stodgy FMCG company has become an aggressive
player. Now, it needs some best-selling mass products.
Southern Cellular Shake Out
most people have been focusing on what’s happening in the West and the
North, a quiet consolidation is underway in South India’s cellular
newspaper with tonnes of history on its side turns a profit in its first
year of independent existence. But can it keep it going?
Mangalam Birla’s efforts to restructure Grasim seem to be paying off.
Here’s why the stockmarket is cautiously bullish on the scrip.
Will Develop Newer Markets"
quick q&a with Omar Abdullah, the Minister of State for Commerce.
Panic Buttons. Yet
the economic tremors in the US could actually mean little for India.
Wrong Electricity Bill
draft electricity policy could help address the mess in the power-sector,
but why is it still a draft?
To The Rich
on an NCAER study on the rich (and where they are), BT profiles the
country’s most well-heeled customers.
Software Components Boom
it isn’t a boom yet, but one in the making. And several Indian companies
are already exploring the frontiers of the business.
CEO talks about his company’s India plans; its seemingly unending
appetite for acquisitions; how he manages what BusinessWeek calls the
organisation of the future; and the next big frontier.
Wanna A Buy A Call Option?
futures what? The two major bourses--BSE and NSE--are about to launch one
of the most potent and flexible ways of hedging risks in any futures
market: options trading. A guide to what the options are and how to make
money trading in them.
Buy A Policy
questions you wanted to ask about buying policies but never dared to ask.
Case Of Cultural Differences
can Allen-Bradbury tackle post-merger integration and reap the benefits of
synergies so obvious pre-merger? A. Wadhwa of Ambit,
consultant O. Kaul, and L.D.'Costa of Piramal Enterprises
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sex sites could well be the most successful B2B businesses online.
vern-internet makes economic—and marketing—sense in India.
exits Rediff; VSNL cuts access rates; all about getting internet
advertising to work; an interview with Freemarkets’ David Becker; and
more happening stuff.
take on the year that was in the online space.
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