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Time for auto industry to go all electric

16. October 2017 - 19:49
It will benefit India, economically and environmentally, if the auto industry moves quickly to adapt to the inevitable disruption that is electric vehicles

A hazardous prediction exercise

16. October 2017 - 19:49
In the final year before elections, economic activity could be re-accelerating. But risks to this view are considerable.

The imperfect human cogs in the economy

16. October 2017 - 19:41
It is useful to understand the contradiction between the positive and normative aspects of Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler’s work on behavioural economics

The significance of the humble insurance proposal form

16. October 2017 - 14:17
The proposal form is an important document in the process of getting insured. Read it carefully, and fill it yourself

How to make Facebook liable for its content

16. October 2017 - 9:49
It might be a better idea to make Facebook, Twitter and others liable only in cases where the original producer of the offending content cannot be traced

What will it take for India to accelerate innovation?

15. October 2017 - 22:03
Before India can be home to the next Google, Uber or Airbnb, it needs to create the conditions for these kinds of game-changing business models to emerge and flourish

Nothing fixed about fixed-income funds

15. October 2017 - 21:34
Take a step back to appreciate the importance of risk-adjusted returns in fixed income funds

Aarushi murder case: A tale of half truths, CBI incompetence

15. October 2017 - 21:01
Aarushi’s murder proves that an anarchist and immoral mob mentality prevails in India where some people are trying to make a feeble but ineffective plea for truth and justice

How borrowers are exploited by banks

15. October 2017 - 20:33
An internal study group of RBI has lambasted commercial banks for lack of transparency in fixing loan rates and graphically dissected how most banks exploit borrowers

GST risks losing its idea of oneness

15. October 2017 - 20:32
Tragically some of the efforts to tinker with the existing GST architecture are being masked as so-called relief measures

Bitcoin battle

15. October 2017 - 20:31
The IMF’s Christine Lagarde is also right in pointing to the disruptive potential of cryptocurrencies

The emerging blocs in the Afghan Great Game

15. October 2017 - 20:16
A bottom-up approach is required; this means reaching out to the Afghan social structure, where the genesis of terrorism lies

Japan’s and the world’s future with robots

15. October 2017 - 20:12
It may not be long before humans coexist with robots. So let’s take it positively and move forward

Donald Trump, uncertainty, and Iran’s economy

15. October 2017 - 20:10
Iran’s economic health continues to be inextricably linked to the domestic, regional and international political forces in play

Cybersecurity starts at the top

15. October 2017 - 20:04
The key to mitigating the threat posed by cybersecurity is to understand that it is also an urgent strategic issue that should be at the top of the agenda for every board and management team

Strengthening India’s corporate bond market

15. October 2017 - 19:57
India’s corporate bond market is still underdeveloped and therefore unable to meaningfully share the credit burden of the banking system

Make in India: the smartphone challenge

15. October 2017 - 19:51
The country has tripled the output of smartphones manufactured, but local value addition remains low

Government won’t resist pressure to spend

13. October 2017 - 7:00
There are already signs of this: In response to a public outcry about fuel prices, the govt cut taxes on petroleum—although fuel taxes had gone a long way towards paying for govt’s spending over the past few years

Why the economic slowdown, and how to fix it?

12. October 2017 - 23:18
The ministry of finance is caught in a deficit fetishism that seeks to limit the fiscal deficit to 3.5% of GDP

Japan’s cult of quality control is out of control

12. October 2017 - 20:35
Kobe Steel’s admission that it falsified quality certificates for metal products sold for cars, aircraft and trains has led to a familiar bout of soul-searching in Japan