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The next big thing in finance
Suman Bery

India has a big stake in Chinese financial reform

The PMO and the PM
A K Bhattacharya

Success or failure of PM largely depends on the effectiveness with which the PMO manages to get his or her ideas and policies implemented

Our digital joys
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

The online media market remains oligopolistic at best, with only a few players dominating the space

Beware the saviour fantasy
Ashoka Mody

The obsession for a 'strong' leader can prove dangerous as leadership changes in a democracy rarely have beneficial economic effects

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A vicious inflationary circle

Monetary policy stance unlikely to make any difference

Trouble with Asean

Now, India's weakness on reform impacts trade openness

Christopher Swann

How to lose friends
Christopher Swann

US stalls IMF reforms at risk of own ambitions

Antony Currie

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Antony Currie

Citi looks perfectly priced - for more mediocrity

Swaha Pattanaik

Unhelpful good times
Swaha Pattanaik

Flagging asset rally poses diversification dilemma

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Canvassing in style

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bangalore seems to be trying its best to project a "modern" image. Some youth canvassing for the BJP ...

2014: AAP's 'epic' battle?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) faces a severe fund crunch, and has been sending out mails to supporters urging them to donate. But as with everything ...

The perks of a transfer

The battle between the Election Commission (EC) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee over the commission's order transferring ...

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Letters: The nuke conundrum

This refers to Ajai Shukla's column "Come out of the nuclear closet" (Broadsword, April 15). Perhaps it is not a coincidence that nuclear and ...

Letters: Transfer game

This refers to the report "Stressed assets' sale gathers pace" (April 15). State Bank of India sold Rs 3,500 crore of non-performing assets ...

Letters: State of morality play

This is in reference to the recent controversy being stoked by the release of Sanjaya Baru's book The Accidental Prime Minister. The book seems ...

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India plays catch-up game

destination for International arbitration

For banks, ALM as big a problem as NPA

Sorting out take-out financing could help counter the double whammy of asset liability mismatch and non-performing assets

Late objection to arbitration invalid
M J Antony

If a party to an agreement joins arbitration proceedings without raising objections, it cannot question the jurisdiction of the arbitration ...

Corporate guarantee need not be intra-group service
Vijay Iyer

ITAT ruling on Bharti Airtel has provided the much-needed guidance on transfer pricing


In Sahara case, law itself has been victimised
Somasekhar Sundaresan

Sahara represents the ultimate test of the conflict between the rule of law and dispensation of justice

RBI should curb rise in rupee
TNC Rajagopalan

The February 2014 export figures show a decline of 3.7 per cent in dollar terms over a year, raising apprehension that rising costs have eroded ...

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Infosys' struggle with growth continues

Revenue growth to continue to face challenges due to weak repeat business and new deal wins

HUL does not expect demand to revive soon

Margins may come under pressure as Q4 volume growth may fall from 4% in Q3 and input costs are likely to rise

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