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Global silver linings
Subir Gokarn

The macroeconomic environment is looking better and likely to stay that way

The small route to big success
A K Bhattacharya

The recent notification on foodgrain procurement shows Modi is relying more on incremental reforms rather than big-bang moves

Despite jitters, markets stay headstrong
Devangshu Datta

The Indo-Chinese relationship remains on thin ice, but the markets have recovered on account of positive developments elsewhere

Building green sense
Sunita Narain

The building sector is a major contributor to climate change and local environmental destruction because of construction materials used

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Test of nerve

Border issues overshadow India-China summit

Another online frenzy

Was Alibaba really such a great bargain?

Robert Cyran

Or Cassim?
Robert Cyran


Magic word greed opens $228 billion Alibaba valuation

Neil Unmack & John Foley

Executive risk
Neil Unmack & John Foley


GSK graft case raises risk for executives in China

George Hay

Devolution cracks
George Hay


Scots' no to independence still leaves the UK in limbo

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Commerce ministry's 'trade gap'

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was discussing the issue of the rising trade deficit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the figures went ...

Jumping the diplomatic gun

As with all the public events during his three-day visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his keynote speech at the Indian Council of ...

Three-fold safety

Ministers of all political parties are known to be superstitious, particularly when it comes to occupying a new house or office space. But a ...

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Letters: Tracking monetary policies

This refers to Rishi Shah and Abheek Barua's article "An old index, but new insights" (September 19). Economists are generally wiser in ...

Letters: India's 'ghost stories'

Apropos Jitender Bhargava's article "Bureaucrats and the write stuff" (September 20), the common people have always, for the right reasons, ...

Letters: Lending is a risky game

This refers to the report "Bank credit growth falls below 10% after 5 years" (September 18). This is not good news for the Indian economy and ...

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Protecting the whistle-blower

Absence of a comprehensive protection programme acts as deterrent to prospective whistle-blowers

A weekly selection of tax-related court orders

A missed opportunity The Delhi High Court in the case, Delhi Airport Metro Express vs CAF India & Construcciones Y Auxiliar De ...

Customs duty regime needs to be friendlier
Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

The sheer complication in the tariff itself is quite daunting for investors

Easing worries on appeal rules
TNC Rajagopalan

One of the controversial amendments introduced in the Finance Act, 2014, was a mandatory pre-deposit for filing appeals in central excise and ...

Corruption wipes out oil dealerships
M J Antony

A weekly selection of key court orders

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The elephant in the board room

Corporate India's 'tick-in-the-box' approach to detect and report fraud and misconduct is making many independent directors and auditors ...

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Fall in raw material costs to impact FMCG earnings

Analysts expect earnings growth to accelerate in the coming quarters and gross margins to increase

New deal wins boost Wipro's prospects

Dollar revenue growth this financial year is likely to be better than in the past two; analysts believe it could match industry revenue growth ...

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