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Mommy, Mukesh Ambani broke my business: An India distress call

13. June 2017 - 12:34
Sunil Mittal, Kumar Mangalam claim the entry of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio is threatening the economics of the industry

India’s jobs crisis goes all the way to the top

13. June 2017 - 8:44
With new projects drying up, the number of potential new jobs for CEOs is also shrinking

The many losers of UK elections

13. June 2017 - 5:32
The most prominent loser in the UK elections was prime minister Theresa May, but Labour too lost an election it could have won

Has corporate India’s financial health improved?

13. June 2017 - 4:28
March quarter financial results show that large parts of the corporate sector are still in frail health, and there is a new debt problem looming in the telecom sector

The clamour for compassionate capitalism

12. June 2017 - 21:21
On the face of it, the recent clamour for “compassionate capitalism” is rooted in the well-intentioned tendency of people to speak up for justice and equity

Donald Trump’s coal bet faces Moore’s Law

12. June 2017 - 20:48
In the near future, it will likely be the coal industry that will need subsidies to compete with solar, not the other way around

Better times ahead for India’s venture capital market

12. June 2017 - 20:36
Even when the next phase gets going, it may be a while before the venture capital investment activity gets to the exuberant levels of the later half of 2014 and 2015

Euphoria over Europe

12. June 2017 - 20:29
The threat of the eurozone splintering has receded for now. But questions over Europe’s social policies are only one terrorist incident away

Brazil’s Argentina moment

12. June 2017 - 20:27
Taken at face value, the economic justification for the Brazilian government’s spending cap is surprisingly weak

Monetary Policy Committee: More questions than answers

12. June 2017 - 20:26
For RBI’s monetary policy committee, achieving the inflation target of 4% on a sustained basis remains ambitious

Startup India action plan falling short

12. June 2017 - 20:23
The government’s initiative has had an impact on only a small section of start-ups

Theresa May’s failure holds an important lesson

12. June 2017 - 20:21
Jeremy Corbyn performance in UK elections suggests that the turn against the economics of globalization in developed states continues

China’s challenge

12. June 2017 - 20:19
The US might be stepping back from its leadership role in various areas, but for all the hype, China has a long way to go before it can provide credible leadership

Why India needs to work on financial literacy now more than ever

12. June 2017 - 12:27
Empirical evidence shows that digital efforts on financial education have had a far greater impact than the traditional media

Examining the idea of an India-led middle power coalition

12. June 2017 - 12:14
No such coalition can succeed in balancing China without the blessings of the US

Anti-establishment politics not going away

12. June 2017 - 10:19
Far from going away, the phenomenon of anti-establishment politics is evolving, with potential consequences for key upcoming European elections

Graham Allison’s book ‘Destined for War’ will rattle you

12. June 2017 - 8:28
Graham Allison’s book, ‘Destined for War: Can American and China escape Thucydides’s Trap?’, depicts plausible scenarios of how conflicts between US and China could break out

Why India’s bad loan problem is really bad

12. June 2017 - 4:22
The average bad loans of public sector banks are 75.53% of their net worth; for many, they have exceeded their net worth. This is why both RBI and govt are worried

The farm loan waiver conundrum

12. June 2017 - 4:21
Doling out farm loan waivers without addressing rural distress is just kicking the can down the road and playing into the hands of the moral hazard brigade

Terrorist infiltration

12. June 2017 - 1:45
While there may be utility of surgical strikes, Rajnath Singh’s claim that infiltration has dropped 45% since the 29 September strikes may be premature