Payments Banks' Trial By Fire?
Contrary to market perception, payments banks such as fino and airtel have turned profitable.
Learning To Live With FinTech
It Takes Two To Tango, And Banks And Fintechs Are Increasingly Realising This. While Such Tie-ups Help The Former Slash Operational Costs, For The Latter, It Promises Access To A Wider Universe. In The End, It's A Win-win For Both.
India Inc's Tryst With Metaverse
Large Companies, Platforms, And Enablers Are Tapping An $8 Trillion Global Opportunity. Can It Live Up To The Promise?
Credit Suisse: India Adds To Global Balance Sheet
While The Switzerland-based Bank Is Facing Several Odds In Its Global Operations, The Indian Business Has Managed To Scale Up Considerably.
India's D2C Brand Sweep
Brand-starved Bharat is fast embracing digital-first 'direct to consumer' brands. As competition heats up, it's financial heft and offerings that will differentiate. Who's ready?
PATHLABS: LIFE BEYOND COVID
Diagnostic chains reported bumper revenues and valuation during Covid-19 waves. Can they deal with the ebb to retain investor interest?
GLOBAL SOVEREIGN DEBT TRAP
At $300 trillion of global debt, a 1% hike in interest rates could translate into $3 trillion additional interest outgo, equivalent to India's nominal GDP.
DIGITAL AGILITY WILL DECIDE BANK WINNERS
WHILE DATA AND DIGITAL WILL DRIVE GROWTH, TRUST WILL BUILD A STRONG CUSTOMER BASE.
SMALL FINANCE BANKS IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
SFBs ARE TAKING FINANCIAL INCLUSION BEYOND ACCOUNT OPENING AND CREATING INCOME OPPORTUNITIES IN REMOTE AREAS.
THE BANKERS WHO SAW TOMORROW
THE MAIDEN FORTUNE INDIA-GRANT THORNTON BHARAT STUDY ON INDIA'S BANKS SHOWS WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN IN BANKING SWEEPSTAKES.
Bharat Biotech's Booster Shots
Ella siblings Raches and Jalachari, who played a key role in development of Covaxin, now plan to take Bharat Biotech into newage products and therapies to beat chronic diseases such as cancer.
Time For A Non-Aligned Financial System
Crippling the Russia economy by expulsion from SWIFT and freeze on Russian forex reserves have laid bare risks associated with super-power hegemony. Can India give the world a new system?
Funding Woes Of Start-Ups
Marked by funding frenzy and a record number of unicorns, 2021 was a dream run for Indian start-ups. But, rising geo-political tensions and volatile domestic market could play spoilsport this year.
Ring-Fencing From Ukraine Shock!
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put government’s fiscal assumptions at risk. Here’s how it can protect the economy from damage.
Neutralising Consumption War Premium
Supply chain disruption caused by Russia-Ukraine war has compelled consumer product companies to undertake another round of steep price hikes, slash trade margins and use substitute ingredients.
Tackling The Commodity Crisis
Value-added products, change in fuel-mix, inventory light model — and the inevitable price hikes are some of the steps India Inc. is taking to address volatile commodity prices.
A NIGHT WITH THE STARS
HELLO!’S 10TH HALL OF FAME AWARDS IN MUMBAI BROUGHT TOGETHER THE CRÈME DE LA CRÈME OF SOCIETY FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT OF GLITZ AND GLAMOUR. WE BRING YOU THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GLITTERING SOIRÉE
THE DAIRY DISRUPTORS
New-age dairy firms are promising the discerning Indian consumer not just high-quality milk, but also an array of value-added products such as yogurts, desserts, probiotic milk and much more. But can they outsmart India’s famed milk cooperatives?
The Educator at Byju's
From being a hands-on teacher to spearheading content curation post Byju’s online foray, and now heading all its departments, co-founder Divya Gokulnath has been instrumental in shaping India’s mostvaluable edtech start-up.
The Conversation - STEPHEN LUSSIER
THE GEMS AND JEWELLERY INDUSTRY WAS AMONG THE EARLIEST TO OVERCOME THE DISRUPTIONS CAUSED BY THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN. WHEN THE BIG FAT WEDDINGS WERE CURTAILED, AND PEOPLE COULDN’T GO ON EXPENSIVE HOLIDAYS OR BUY EXPENSIVE CLOTHES, THEY INDULGED IN JEWELLERY. AS A RESULT, 2021 WAS THE BEST YEAR FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST DIAMOND MANUFACTURER, THE $5.6 BILLION DE BEERS GROUP, WITH BUSINESS GROWING OVER 25%. STEPHEN LUSSIER, CHAIRMAN OF NATURAL DIAMOND COUNCIL, GLOBAL CEO OF DE BEERS’ RETAIL BRAND FOREVERMARK AND STRATEGIC ADVISOR TO THE DE BEERS GROUP, TALKS ABOUT THE BOUNCE-BACK, ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY AND COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES. INTERVIEW BY AJITA SHASHIDHAR.
Quick Commerce: E-tail's Great Disruptor
New players like Zepto along with biggies such as Blinkit, Swiggy and Dunzo are ramping up operations with micro warehouses and under 30-minute deliveries. Will their gamble work?
Why Mutual Funds Love The Next 500
A Lowdown On The Emerging Companies That Are The Absolute Favourite Of Equity Mutual Funds.
India's Biggest Landlord
Brick-By-Brick, How Blackstone Built A 125 Million Square Feet Realty Portfolio And An Enviable Pe Empire.
EXPORT RECOVERY IN SIGHT
India’s impressive export growth is led by petroleum products, but remains broad-based, raising hopes of a sustained rally.
How Bharat Deals With Talent Challenge
COMPANIES IN TIER-II AND III CITIES ARE LOOKING FOR GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES BEYOND TR ADITIONAL GEOGRAPHIES. HERE’S HOW THEY ATTRACT AND RETAIN TALENT.
AgroLife Creates a New Niche
THE COMPANY BANKED ON CHEMISTRY-LED PRODUCTS TO DOMINATE NEWER SEGMENTS.
Small Biz Takes Digital Highway
THERE HAS BEEN A SURGE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM FIRMS TURNING DIGITAL DURING THE PANDEMIC. A BOOMING ECOSYSTEM OF ENABLERS HAS BEEN A BIG HELP.
Bet On Emissions Drives Growth For Sharda Motor
THE STRATEGY TO DEVELOP IN-HOUSE TECHNOLOGY FOR EMISSIONS HAS HELPED THE DELHI-BASED COMPANY MITIGATE THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN DURING THE PANDEMIC AND SHIELD ITS CORE BUSINESS FROM EV DISRUPTION.
Marketer's Digital Dilemma
The million-dollar question before marketers is whether they are allocating the right investment on various platforms in the absence of a uniform measurement tool.
Solar Turns Revenue Booster For Shakti Pumps
THE COMPANY HAS BEEN EXPERIMENTING WITH NEW PRODUCTS, WITH A FOCUS ON FINDING SOLUTIONS TO COMPLEX ENGINEERING CHALLENGES. AND THERE’S MORE IN STORE TO HELP TRANSITION THE PUMP BUSINESS.