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|November 30, 2004|
Two Dhirubhais better than one
If Anil and Mukesh can rediscover the spark of entrepreneurship separately rather than together, there could be nothing better.
|November 27, 2004|
India is more a part of the world now
A moment's reflection should tell us that the Indian economy is, more than before, a part of the global system. If growth rates in India are up, so are they in the world as a whole and in other emerging markets, says T N Ninan.
The Reliance quandary
Given that the Reliance businesses are all in a growth phase, the leadership dispute has frightening business implications.
|November 26, 2004|
Giving an interview? Try cell snooping!
Many corporations as well as law enforcement agencies have started to leverage cell technologies into performing more complex surveillance tasks.
Einstein and business
It is becoming increasingly feasible to create global networks of human brains that can work in tandem and thereby match or exceed the genius of an Einstein!
|November 22, 2004|
No penalty for Sebi guideline violation
The Securities Appellate Tribunal has said unlike regulations made by the SEBI, 'guidelines' cannot mandate a procedure, violation of which attract penal action.
|November 18, 2004|
Should trade rule?
Trade policy must listen far more to the people as consumers and small producers, says Nitin Desai
The enigmatic story of Indian savings
The household saver isn't all that interested in maximising returns, says Madan Sabnavis
Chinese 'cantion' for smug India
China's gain may be India's loss simply because the country, aware of its deficiencies has been taking practical steps in terms of incentivising overseas study
|November 17, 2004|
Good and bad deficits
A somewhat unreal debate is taking place over whether the country's burgeoning foreign exchange reserves should be used to finance infrastructure development
When will the art bubble burst?
Fashionable artists might see their prices dip if they aren't careful.
|November 10, 2004|
Manmohan's public sector mantra
The prime minister talked about the need for mobilising $150 billion for infrastructure investment in the next 15 years. The public sector can be trusted to meet at least a part of this investment requirement.
BRIC II & big bang growth
China and India will emerge as the world's largest car markets over time. Within 20 years, China most probably will have overtaken the US as the world's largest car market. India will also displace the US about 10-15 years later.
|November 09, 2004|
Needed: A US-India FTA
For a comprehensive FTA, the institutional changes needed in the Indian economy would be deep.
Is the India-China gap narrowing?
This is because China's storied economic growth is likely to falter under the weight of a massive default of the banking system or from political pressures arising from restructuring of state enterprises.
The enigma of hedge funds
In any case, the advent of hedge funds in the Indian market can be viewed as a sign of the domestic market's realignment with the global market.
|November 06, 2004|
There's a boom round the corner!
The surest indicator of economic momentum building up is the sharp surge in bank credit to the commercial sector, says T N Ninan.
|November 05, 2004|
Looking for Shanghai's soul
Will Shanghai ever turn into a city like London, New York, Paris, Tokyo or will it simply become Singapore on steroids, asks Jamal Mecklai
Strategy is execution
Corporates and brands need to look at strategy differently, says Madhukar Sabnavis
Using the past to predict the future
The best solution is to have a mix of both conventional as well as behavioural interviews, says Shyamal Majumdar
|November 04, 2004|
Reining in Sebi
The regulatory body should improve its quality of investigation