Government readies plan to push India into top 50 ease of business rankings
The government on Tuesday set out the roadmap to get India to break into the top 50 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstorming with ministries.
India assures renewable developers of pro-business policies
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Zero impact of cost-cutting on India business, says Aviva
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Two wheels over four: Mercedes-Benz India boss loves cycling, but doesn't have the 'guts' to go out Pune roads
Martin Schwenk shares his hobbies and interests as he says, road cycling that he loves to do is not conducive to India.
Struggling to scale up your business? Head to coach Ameet Parekh's seminar for answers
Entrepreneurs who are unhappy about the fruits of their business rarely work on the root of the problem.
Axis Bank evaluating the acquisition route to scale up microfinance business
Axis Bank managing director and chief executive Amitabh Chaudhry said the bank has studied the market but has not found a perfect match yet. "We are evaluating opportunities all the time," he said, adding that the microfinance firms, which are doing well and can be a good fit, are mostly overvalued. "Nothing is on the cards at present."
Digital India, Smart City initiatives drive business for Nutanix
Globally, the company has moved towards a subscription-based model, and in the recently reported quarterly results said it had deferred revenue of close to $1 million.
PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms' business
The country will be left with only 12 large public sector banks from 27 before, the government had announced earlier this year. For existing IT service providers, this not only shrinks the market in terms of the number of prospective clients, but also poses challenges with respect to scale as banks become larger. A reduction in the number of prospective customers will affect revenues.
Japan India's closest partner, has special significance for Northeast: Jitendra Singh
During a delegation-level meeting with Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshi Kajiyama, Singh highlighted the investment made by Japan in the northeastern region, especially in the infrastructure sector. Both India and Japan have developed special bonding under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India, Japan trade ministers discuss review of CEPA ahead of PMs meet
In the hour-long meeting, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal conveyed to Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama that "market access for India's goods and services with partner countries is very important but despite commitments in CEPA from Japan, market access for India's goods and services remains elusive".
S&P may slash India rating on growth concerns: Reports
India's bond yields spiked after S&P flagged risk to sovereign rating.
Marginal hike in FPI caps not helping bond markets: Credit Suisse's Neelkanth Mishra
"The token increase in FPI limits is not working because we are not part of any global bond index," said Mishra, who is also the co-head for APAC strategy and chief India strategist for Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse. He said there should be greater differentiation in cost of borrowing of different states based on their fiscal position.
Onion from Afghanistan cools down prices in India
As many as 50 trucks laden with onion crossed over to India across Attari check post and 55 trucks had brought the tuber on Monday this week. The landed cost of onion from Afghanistan is Rs 40-55 per kg while the local crop is priced at Rs 65- 75 per kg and retail prices are hovering over Rs 100 per kg. The spurt in international supply has cooled down wholesale prices of onion by 20-30%, said traders.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Decoding what it holds for India
Economic Times takes a look at the contentious issues raised, and whom the Bill benefits.
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