Stocks of mid-sized companies continue to outperform their large-cap peers, with the valuation gap narrowing between the two.
Introduction of the goods and services tax (GST) may be a big positive for the e-commerce industry. With no tax laws in place for the industry currently, tax is imposed based on the understanding of various state governments.
The petroleum ministry on Friday proposed a new approach to exploiting the country’s coal-bed methane (CBM) reserves for reviving investor interest in exploration and production of the natural resource.
The Sun TV Network scrip shed nearly 11 per cent in only four trading sessions (December 10-16), extending the 8.5 per cent fall on Friday, after reports that the promoters were questioned by the government's enforcement directorate on the controversial
After an unprecedented correction, financial markets are back in the green, thanks to the continued dovish stance of the US Federal Reserve. However, the risks continue to loom.
India’s eternal love for gold has again emerged as a risk to its trade deficit, as imports of the metal surged to $5.6 billion in November from $4.2 billion in October. Gold imports averaged $2.6 billion a month between April and September.
In the recent past, commentaries in this newspaper have warned that the rupee's real effective exchange rate (REER) has become substantially overvalued over the last 10 years.
Anand Kripalu, appointed by London-based Diageo to take charge of Bengaluru-based United Spirits (USL) as managing director and chief executive officer a year before, talks to Raghuvir Badrinath on how it's been and the road map he's preparing for the
Wealthy Russian homebuyers are vanishing from London after driving a wave of foreign investment that lifted property prices to records. Only the oligarchs persist.
A news item tucked away in the inside pages of a newspaper announced that R P Singh, a former officer of the Indian Audit & Accounts Service, died on Monday after battling cancer for some months.
When a central bank changes interest rates very early in the morning, its economy is almost certain to be in trouble. When it raises rates by 6.5 percentage points at one go, then it is not just dealing with trouble - it is crisis management.
The United States Federal Reserve adopted a policy of calculated inaction at its meeting that concluded on Wednesday. Global financial markets responded favourably, pulling back from the edge of what could have been a crisis.
Avon Products helps the plain look pretty. Now it is paying $135 million to US authorities for doing something similar in China.