India's gold demand is likely to rise this year as investors have factored in interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve, while the turmoil in stock markets is making the metal attractive, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday.
India is merely a bystander getting dragged in. And, in all likelihood, the fall isn’t over. In all probability, it might have just begun – at least optically.
The Union finance ministry might be planning on scaling down the revenue target through disinvestment in public sector companies but even the pared target may prove to be difficult to meet with the market capitalisation of these firms falling 24 per cent
When buying an online term insurance plan, Janmejay Singh (35) was asked if he consumes tobacco in any form. Singh, who had quit smoking eight months ago, selected the ‘non-smoker’ option.
Cipla's reported December quarter topline as well as net profit were below Street expectations.
Even as there has been a rush for private equity (PE)-backed initial public offerings (IPOs), these investors do not seem to be in a hurry to fully encash their investments.
Plastered across the walls of Lightbox VC are three rules on posters: Don't run out of money, don't ever stop running your business and if you don't know, ask.
ACC’s performance for the quarter ended December was no different from previous quarters in terms of profitability.
Analysts are undeterred by Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL)’s revenue-target slip. BEL recorded revenue of Rs 1,500 crore, down five per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), missing estimates of Rs 1,700 crore.
The recent promotion of The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) Director-General R K Pachauri to vice-chairman is a travesty of corporate governance and ethics - and defies logic, too.
By now, the finance minister has been inundated by advice, from within the government and outside. The counsel ranges from spending more to stimulate the economy to announcing major economic reforms.
Last week, while addressing the India Investment Summit in New Delhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assured foreign investors, including representatives of sovereign wealth funds, that India has "opened the gates for (foreign) investment" (The
Income inequality and gender inequality are facts of life in India. Ironically, as far as the job market goes, nowhere is income inequality more evident than within the gender paradigm.
India's manufacturing sector needs to generate 30 to 50 million new jobs in the coming decade, or twice its historical rate of job creation. This will be needed to avoid a demographic disaster and lift millions out of poverty and into formal employment.
The recent release of advance estimates of national income for the current financial year by the Central Statistics Organisation or CSO has highlighted a certain contradiction at the heart of the government's policy focus.
Moscow's most influential oil official has given a strong sign that the Kremlin may be serious about cutting a grand bargain with Opec (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries).
Manickam Mahal, a banquet hall located in the port city of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, turned into a battlefield on January 29. It was the venue for the annual general meeting of the 96-year-old Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, where shareholders were to vote
Hardly anyone can be happy investing in bonds these days but for some, life has little mercies.
With more and more consumers, especially the young, becoming health conscious; one of the world's largest QSR (quick service restaurants) chains is turning down the fat in its food across its outlets in western India.
Every time the media runs a story questioning Foodpanda India's future, Saurabh Kochar, the chief executive of the global food-ordering and delivery platform, would say "all is well" with the company.