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What should the MPC look like?
Abheek Barua

Balance is needed in selecting members for the proposed monetary policy committee

One China, three worries
Arthur Kroeber

China's short-term economic growth outlook is mediocre at best, and another year or two of deceleration is all but unavoidable

Decoding the GVA growth rate
Anindita Sinharay, Ashish Kumar & T C A Anant

The dynamic character of the data used for y-o-y comparison requires that the estimates of each year are scaled up to total base of active firms

Another challenge for Indian IT
Subir Roy

It is grappling with dramatic changes in response to the latest challenges posed by clients going “digital”, of which cloud computing is a part

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Bias towards action

Two issues RBI must contend with

Unsold homes

Real estate slump needs urgent remedies

Robyn Mak

Searching for directions
Robyn Mak


Baidu reinvention needs a roadmap to profit

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Be prepared
Fiona Maharg-Bravo


BP is making the best of a bad situation

Robyn Mak

Payment not guaranteed
Robyn Mak


China worries start now for Visa and MasterCard

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A 'Weird' case

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has passed an order against a company with an unusual name - Weird Infrastructure Corporation. ...

Ad-vantage Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pulled a pleasant surprise during her five-day tour of Britain. To spread the message that Bengal was ...

Fake degree

As many as 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who had allegedly used forged certificates to land jobs, have resigned following an investigation. ...

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Letters: Be more proactive

This refers to the article, "No time for complacency" by A K Bhattacharya (July 27). At a time when the economy is on the path of progress, the ...

Letters: A great loss

Apropos the report, "APJ Abdul Kalam: A youth icon who connected with all" (July 28). Kalam's death is shocking. His contribution to the country ...

Letters: More than distrust

The editorial "Mutual distrust" (July 27) provides an excellent analysis of the controversy arising from the draft Indian Financial Code ...

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GST jitters for corporate India

Lack of visibility on rates and the political logjam make companies apprehensive

ICDS - Quest for harmony

Due to divergence between ICDS and IFRS, companies have to maintain multiple books of account

Bounced cheque: Company need not be accused

In a case of bounced cheque, it is not necessary to complain specifically against the company if the managing director is the sole proprietor. ...

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Legal, audit firms wage turf war

Audit and accounting firms favour multi-disciplinary partnership, the legal fraternity stays out

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'Limits window for exercise of ESOPs'

The intent of the regulator is to curb insider trading by restricting the exercise of ESOP, if such employee is in possession of any unpublished ...

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'New regulations not to dampen use of stock options'

In recent years there have instances where ESOPs have been used to manipulate stock prices, and also as poison pills to defend hostile bids

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Maruti Suzuki: Strong show justifies rich valuations

Net profit slightly below expectation, but operational performance robust

Few cheers in PNB first quarter results

Small improvement in bad loans, but credit growth remains below par

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