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  • US factory activity slows to two-year low as clouds gather over economy Jul 02, 2022 06:30 AM IST

    US factory activity slows to two-year low as clouds gather over economy

    The slowdown in manufacturing followed moderate consumer spending growth in May along with weak housing starts, building permits and factory production

  • Bear Market Woes: 83% of Nifty 500 stocks give negative returns in 2022 Jun 22, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Bear Market Woes: 83% of Nifty 500 stocks give negative returns in 2022

    While the Nifty 500 lost 12 percent, the BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 have declined nearly 9 percent each. However, long-term investors are viewing this as an opportunity to buy good growth stocks at attractive valuations.

  • Layoffs, restructuring, slowdown: India’s edtech firms are struggling post-pandemic Jun 06, 2022 12:13 PM IST

    Layoffs, restructuring, slowdown: India’s edtech firms are struggling post-pandemic

    The slowing demand for technology-based education services, coupled with the much-talked-about funding winter, has had a domino effect on India's thriving edtech companies, forcing them to lay off employees, go slow on expansion, cut down excess spends and explore newer revenue streams. Some edtech companies have even shut operations

  • Moneycontrol Masterclass | No funding winter for startups but only 'kaalchakra' which founders will have to go through Jun 03, 2022 11:00 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Masterclass | No funding winter for startups but only 'kaalchakra' which founders will have to go through

    Investors' comments come at a time when venture capital and private equity funding to Indian startups is drying up amid a slowdown in global financial markets which has also hit valuations of many high-growth technology companies across the globe.

  • Revise and revisit your budget to adapt to this funding winter: Beenext tells founders May 27, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Revise and revisit your budget to adapt to this funding winter: Beenext tells founders

    Fintech-focused venture capital firm Beenext becomes the latest investor to advise its portfolio startups to cut costs, and prepare a runway for the near term amid a funding winter

  • Lido Learning's 1200 workers cut loose abruptly over video call yet to receive January salary May 26, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    Lido Learning's 1200 workers cut loose abruptly over video call yet to receive January salary

    Lido Learning's co-founder Sahil Sheth had asked more than 1,200 employees to resign abruptly in a virtual townhall meeting in the first week of February

  • Former Policybazaar backer Inventus launches $120-million fund, rebrands itself as Athera May 26, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    Former Policybazaar backer Inventus launches $120-million fund, rebrands itself as Athera

    Inventus will be making around 18 investments through its fourth fund and out of this, 12 will be at pre-Series A or Series A investments in technology startups, while the remaining six investments will be in the seed stages or early for a pre-product market fit stages and those will most likely be in technology, and emerging technology sectors.

  • Vedantu to lay off 424 employees, blames 'scarce capital' May 18, 2022 01:35 PM IST

    Vedantu to lay off 424 employees, blames 'scarce capital'

    CEO and co-founder Vamsi Krishna told employees in a blog that capital would be scarce in the coming quarters.

  • Pharma companies have mounted a solid defence against India slowdown Apr 22, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    Pharma companies have mounted a solid defence against India slowdown

    The Indian pharmaceutical market grew at its slowest pace in more than a year in the March 2022 quarter

  • Q3 GDP data | Manufacturing sector grows just 0.2% in Q3 amid third wave of COVID-19 Feb 28, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Q3 GDP data | Manufacturing sector grows just 0.2% in Q3 amid third wave of COVID-19

    Manufacturing gross value added (GVA) stood at Rs 5.91 lakh crore in the third quarter of FY22, lower than Rs. 6.24 lakh crore in the second quarter (July-September) of FY22.

  • Services sector PMI in December slows to 3-month low of 55.5 as Omicron bites Jan 05, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Services sector PMI in December slows to 3-month low of 55.5 as Omicron bites

    Job shedding began in the services sector after a gap of 4-months. 2021 had seen nine continuous months of job losses across the services sector.

  • MSME exports drop for two years in a row, exporters positive on outlook Dec 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    MSME exports drop for two years in a row, exporters positive on outlook

    Small businesses were hit even before the pandemic struck due to the global slowdown. While MSME exporters are optimistic about this year, the new variant of the Covid-19 virus has them worried.

  • Non-tyre rubber industry faces cost, raw material, shipping headwinds: AIRIA Nov 01, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Non-tyre rubber industry faces cost, raw material, shipping headwinds: AIRIA

    The segment was facing a pre-lockdown decline in business due to disruption of supply chains. The pandemic stopped cash flows, while migration of workers caused much distress.

  • India’s excess power capacities begin to correct, now wait for demand Jun 17, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    India’s excess power capacities begin to correct, now wait for demand

    Thermal power capacity additions dropped to multi-year lows last fiscal year while renewable energy additions moderated

  • April IIP shoots up 134% YoY due to low base effect Jun 11, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    April IIP shoots up 134% YoY due to low base effect

    With the early part of 2020 witnessing nationwide shutdown, low base effects have thrown economic calculations haywire and resulted in volatile growth numbers. Economists say this will continue to mar industrial figures till at least June.

  • March IIP expands 22.4% over low base, recovery in manufacturing May 12, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    March IIP expands 22.4% over low base, recovery in manufacturing

    Cumulatively, India's industrial output shrunk 8.6 percent in FY21, as compared to a 0.9 percent contraction in FY20. Output shrank during 9 months in 2020-21.

  • The real estate sector will need government support to revive  May 06, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    The real estate sector will need government support to revive 

    The industry already has an unsold inventory of 7.05 lakh units, which would take four years for the developers to sell 

  • Explained | Why two-wheeler industry desperately seeks GST rate cut Aug 26, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Explained | Why two-wheeler industry desperately seeks GST rate cut

    The introduction of GST trimmed tax rate on two-wheelers to 28 percent from 30 percent. But with other safety and emission-related norms adding to the cost burden, the industry was anything but happy being in the highest GST slab rate.

  • Abolishing LTCG could be an easy way for the government to boost the economy Aug 26, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    Abolishing LTCG could be an easy way for the government to boost the economy

    For the government, loss in revenue on account of LTCG would not be much, but for the markets it would be a big sentiment booster

  • Manufacturing | Companies need a new set of priorities for success in the long term Jun 12, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Manufacturing | Companies need a new set of priorities for success in the long term

    Companies need to develop a list of time-bound and well-defined activities that need to be carried out while re-starting factory operations.

  • Digital healthcare gets a boost during COVID-19 Jun 08, 2020 11:08 AM IST

    Digital healthcare gets a boost during COVID-19

    COVID-19 offers a silver lining for eHealth platforms — to embrace change, join forces, and to innovate, creating real value in the healthcare ecosystem

  • Modi Govt 2.0 | Bold steps with a focus on long-term reforms May 29, 2020 10:35 AM IST

    Modi Govt 2.0 | Bold steps with a focus on long-term reforms

    The Narendra Modi-led government has enacted several vital reforms and taken long-term policy decisions aimed at restructuring the economy

  • Modi Govt 2.0 | India at the cusp of a new growth story May 27, 2020 12:44 PM IST

    Modi Govt 2.0 | India at the cusp of a new growth story

    PM Narendra Modi’s focus remains on big reforms, structural changes and in the ease of doing business. This will help India in the post-COVID-19 world

  • Coronavirus | Federation of Indian exporters expects order loss of nearly 50% Apr 08, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus | Federation of Indian exporters expects order loss of nearly 50%

    India's textile industry too is reeling under the impact of COVID-19. Eleven countries buy 41 percent of India's cotton yarn exports and all these countries have reported COVID-19 cases, according to the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (Texprocil)

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Can India spark a rebound in economic growth? Mar 12, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Can India spark a rebound in economic growth?

    Can India seize this moment and present an opportunity to be the next emerging manufacturing hub? It is not impossible as India has done it in the past by building its reputation in service exports.

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