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Best of BS Opinion: In every systemic crisis there is a human factor

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 01:12
Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

Trade dispute: WTO upholds US case, rules India's export subsidies illegal

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 21:35
The US has also cornered India at the multilateral platform, stating WTO rules prohibit middle-income nations from providing market distorting export subsidies at all

Private equity investments in India at $12.7 billion in 2019: Refinitiv

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 21:14
The deal flow in 2019 has been good with each successive quarter being better than the preceding one

India should launch bullion banking to boost industry, suggests WGC

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 21:13
The market potential for bullion banking in India, according to the council, has an estimated value between $300 million and 500 million

Finance Ministry job ended unceremoniously, says Subhash Chandra Garg

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 21:05
He said he could have become the longest-serving finance secretary if he had held the post until his superannuation in October 2020

Today's picks: Infosys to Tata Steel, hot stocks to watch on Friday

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 21:01
For Infosys, book profits at Rs 700

Twitter pulls the plug on political ads, Facebook not keen to follow suit

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 20:55
Political ads on social media platforms have been a growing cause for concern globally, especially since reports of foreign interference in the 2016 US Presidential elections surfaced

BJP's 'second act of use & throw': Shiv Sena won't blink on power sharing

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 20:43
At the meeting of the Sena's MLAs, party chief Uddhav expressed 'disappointment' over CM Fadnavis' statement

Equity schemes gain big, thanks to stock market rally and strong auto sales

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 20:43
Expectations of income tax cuts and tax relief for equity investors have further fuelled the market rally

Reforms buzz keeps mkts buoyant; Sensex rises 340 pts, Nifty ends at 11,881

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 20:36
Index rises as much as 340 pts only to give up most gains

Valued at $1 billion in heyday, ShopClues sold for just about $100 million

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 20:24
After multiple attempts at selling itself, including to larger e-commerce player Snapdeal, ShopClues has found a buyer in Singapore-based e-commerce platform Qoo10 in an all-stock deal

Vodafone denies India market exit rumour, says actively engaging with govt

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 19:42
The statement further noted that Vodafone is actively engaging with government and they are fully supportive of their local management as they continue to manage the joint venture

Cognizant unveils restructuring plan; to reduce headcount by 7,000

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 19:30
Reduction to be around two per cent of the company's headcount

Apple India logs record sales, re-enters list of top 10 smartphone brands

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 19:19
The maker of popular smart technology products like the iPhone and MacBook has faced stiff competition here, the world's second-largest smartphone market

Centre wants WhatsApp to explain Israeli spyware breach by November 4

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 19:08
It is still not clear which government entity bought the software that has reportedly impacted 1,400 devices globally

India slams China over J&K bifurcation statement, says matter is internal

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 18:44
India also said that China continues to be in occupation of a large tract of area in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh

WhatsApp hacked to spy on govt officials in 20 countries, including India

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 17:35
The revelation comes as more than a dozen Indian journalists and human rights activists said on Thursday they were also targeted

Negotiations still unresolved, govt bets on RCEP ministers' meet on Nov 1

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 17:28
Among other issues, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will be under pressure in Bangkok to negotiate a proposed import cap for China, which has been strongly resisted by Beijing

NHAI seeks Rs 25,000-cr additional budgetary support for highway projects

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 17:19
The NHAI has the approval to raise Rs 75,000 crore in borrowings during the current year, while the government support is Rs 36,691 crore

YES Bank gets $1.2-bn binding offer from global investor, stock rallies 24%

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 17:12
This was the third-biggest single-day gain for the stock - it zoomed 33 per cent in early October and 30.7 per cent in mid-February