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  • The biggest lesson of GameStop Feb 08, 2021 11:19 AM IST

    The biggest lesson of GameStop

    An economy in which individual fortunes are so closely tied to the health of the stock market rather than income growth is fragile

  • Budget 2021 | ‘Fiscal stimulus’ should be clearly linked to the growth trajectory Feb 01, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    Budget 2021 | ‘Fiscal stimulus’ should be clearly linked to the growth trajectory

    While the current deviation from the rule-based fiscal framework was necessitated by the severity of the economic shock, it is necessary to monitor and manage it in a transparent fashion.

  • EPFO should have a cautious approach towards equity Jan 22, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    EPFO should have a cautious approach towards equity

    Given the long-term outlook, investing only in debt instruments may not help to beat cost inflation. The added exposure to equity through ETFs may provide the additional boost to generate higher rate of returns subject to market risk

  • Post-pandemic how will our world celebrate? Dec 27, 2020 01:47 PM IST

    Post-pandemic how will our world celebrate?

    The spritzy impulse towards openness, freedom and self-will has never let any age down and it is the pleasure centres of the brain that have ultimately led the trajectory of civilization.

  • Amazon-Future case | Government needs to enforce FDI rules in substance rather than form Dec 23, 2020 12:42 PM IST

    Amazon-Future case | Government needs to enforce FDI rules in substance rather than form

    Delhi High Court finds that Amazon’s deals with Future Group amounts to control of Future Retail and violates FDI laws.

  • Four policy measures that will support the growth recovery Dec 23, 2020 08:28 AM IST

    Four policy measures that will support the growth recovery

    Directed sectoral support, sustained government spending, bad asset resolution and accommodative monetary policy are needed to sustain the recovery.

  • Why there is popular support for farm laws Dec 21, 2020 01:27 PM IST

    Why there is popular support for farm laws

    A News18 poll shows that majority of respondents support reforms, believe that a repeal of farm laws is uncalled for and that farmers should compromise.

  • A booster shot for business and markets Dec 21, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    A booster shot for business and markets

    A successful vaccination programme with quick nationwide coverage is what the economy needs

  • How to read India's comeback into the US Treasury's currency manipulator watch list Dec 21, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    How to read India's comeback into the US Treasury's currency manipulator watch list

    The watch list tag will only change RBI’s forex stance at the margin. Still, it may keep RBI somewhat guarded on aggressive forex intervention if capital flows continue to flood Indian shores, and thus could be mildly positive for the rupee.

  • MPC minutes show unease over persistence of excess liquidity Dec 21, 2020 09:58 AM IST

    MPC minutes show unease over persistence of excess liquidity

    Some MPC members have started to discuss the pernicious effects of too much liquidity and its effect on inflation.

  • 2020: The K-shaped year Dec 21, 2020 08:56 AM IST

    2020: The K-shaped year

    The coronavirus pandemic has brought into focus the duality and contradictions in the system

  • Interview | COVID-19 is an inflection point for Dabur, says CEO Mohit Malhotra     Nov 23, 2020 09:01 AM IST

    Interview | COVID-19 is an inflection point for Dabur, says CEO Mohit Malhotra    

    A strategic transformation coupled with strong tailwinds in the healthcare segment helped Dabur turn the tide in the September quarter, says its CEO

  • Will COVID-19 upend our notions of soft power? Nov 15, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Will COVID-19 upend our notions of soft power?

    India’s rich and powerful have in the past always rushed to the US for treatment of serious diseases. Now they will think twice.

  • Despite economic distress, central government spending lower than last year in first half Oct 30, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    Despite economic distress, central government spending lower than last year in first half

    Central government expenditure in the first half of 2020-21 was 99 percent of spending in same period of the last fiscal year.

  • Interview | Markets are expensive at valuations higher than 20-year average, says Sanjeev Prasad of Kotak Oct 19, 2020 08:21 AM IST

    Interview | Markets are expensive at valuations higher than 20-year average, says Sanjeev Prasad of Kotak

    There have been some positive developments in a few companies, but that alone does not justify the sharp re-rating in multiples, says MD of Kotak Institutional Securities

  • Policies clear environment, impart confidence to push recovery Oct 15, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Policies clear environment, impart confidence to push recovery

    Certainty on interest rate path by RBI and clarity that the government will not risk more borrowing than committed are immensely helpful

  • India of our dreams, and of our nightmares Oct 02, 2020 09:42 AM IST

    India of our dreams, and of our nightmares

    The burden of societal injustices will weigh on the collective consciousness of the nation and become the dead weight that stifles India’s growth — both as a vibrant democracy and as a roaring economy

  • India's market size: A tool to be used to advantage Aug 30, 2020 04:47 PM IST

    India's market size: A tool to be used to advantage

    India's large domestic market presents a unique advantage to the country in the post-COVID-19 world where multilateralism has taken a backseat, and beneficial bilateral ties are the order of the day

  • Re-orienting from profits and cash flows to revenues Aug 25, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    Re-orienting from profits and cash flows to revenues

    Once the economy broadly opens up, the governments’ agenda should also include restoring top line of different economic agents

  • Atmanirbhar Bharat after the economic reset Aug 22, 2020 03:59 PM IST

    Atmanirbhar Bharat after the economic reset

    While the central government has taken several steps to revive the economy, these initiatives addresses the supply side of the issue, more needs to be done to address the demand side of the problems

  • Right time for a national urban livelihood guarantee scheme Aug 20, 2020 08:57 AM IST

    Right time for a national urban livelihood guarantee scheme

    Successive governments have continued to overlook the vulnerability of India’s informal urban workforce and the situation this workforce finds itself in. The current crisis, however, presents an opportunity to modernise India’s social safety net

  • A relief and recovery blueprint for India’s economy Jul 13, 2020 10:17 AM IST

    A relief and recovery blueprint for India’s economy

    The pace, nature and extent of economic transformation has to now step up many notches, and this requires an execution team well beyond a well-functioning bureaucracy

  • Why the wave against expats in West Asia is a distant threat Jul 10, 2020 01:50 PM IST

    Why the wave against expats in West Asia is a distant threat

    Kuwait’s desire to cut excessive reliance on foreign workers is as old as the hills. Whenever these objectives have come face-to-face with the realities of Kuwait’s job market, which is skewed in favour of expatriates, these proposals have fallen by the wayside

  • What Indian public sector units must do to remain meaningful Jul 10, 2020 09:51 AM IST

    What Indian public sector units must do to remain meaningful

    Public sector capital expenditure remains a major tool in the hands of the government to propel the economy forward

  • How can the BMC help Mumbai recover? Jul 09, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    How can the BMC help Mumbai recover?

    COVID-19 has taught us that raising revenues from sustainable sources, reinforcing financial literacy, autonomy of local administrations, and revising the current approach in planning expenditure are essential for good urban governance

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