|May 30, 2007|
|Why you should ignore the Sensex|
The next time you are tempted to watch a business news channel to try and understand why the Sensex fell on a given day, just remind yourself that there is a better and easier way of investing in the stock market.
|May 28, 2007|
|Maruti on top, despite rate hike|
Although rising interest rates threaten to push passenger cars to the middle lane, Maruti Udyog is geared to continue on the fast track with its new car models.
I'm the boss, is that clear?
Shivinder's dream project, of course, is the Medicity he wants to put up at Gurgaon on the outskirts of New Delhi. That is where the problem with Trehan began, who has his own plans to come up with a similar project at Gurgaon.
"The PM's point is well taken": KV Kamath
The Prime Minister's call for austerity has taken corporate India off guard. MD & CEO, ICICI Bank, KV Kamath discusses the Prime Minister's comments and other issues facing the industry.
"Bharti-Walmart doesn't scare us": Kumar Birla
AV Birla Group chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla and the chief executive officer of Aditya Birla Retail, Sumant Sinha bare the details, in this open-ended conversation, about their plans for Aditya Birla Retail.
Life lessons from Narayana Murthy
Infosys chief mentor Narayana Murthy gave this speech at the NYU Stern School of Business.
|May 26, 2007|
|Now, interact with your TV|
BSNL and MTNL are already offering IPTV, and before the year is out, two private telecom firms will also offer such services.
|May 25, 2007|
|The success story of Sun Pharma|
For a company that started in 1983 with just five people and five products, it's no mean achievement that Sun Pharma today commands the largest market capitalisation of Rs 21,271 crore (Rs 212.71 billion) in the pharma universe.
Rising rupee may hit IT sector: Phaneesh
Change in other variables would help in relaxing the effects of rupee appreciation
|May 23, 2007|
|Key rules for HR managers|
Define the timelines, key activities, the resultant benefits and impact of not having specific programmes / activities in the employee lifecycle management function.
Are family businesses doomed to split?
Since families multiply much faster than the number of businesses, after a point, there just aren't enough independent firms for each member to run.
UPA@3: A trillion-$ triumph hit by inflation
The causes are symptomatic with the UPA's failure to get going on the infrastructure front -- a key bottleneck as well as its inability to push agriculture growth, which slowed down from 6 per cent in 2005-06 to 2.7 per cent the year after.
For better interest rates, try small banks
Urban cooperative banks may be your solution to cheaper funds and higher returns, but check out the fundamentals.
Is your mutual fund sitting on your cash?
If your fund unjustifiably holds a large amount of cash, stop investing and take a relook at its capability to spot opportunities.
|May 22, 2007|
|Bribery, corruption down in India: Outgoing GE India chief|
Scott Bayman cited Indian Airlines' and Air India's purchase of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, respectively, as prime examples of this growing transparency.
Make big money from open offers
Retail investors can make money from open offers, if they are well informed about the companies and time their transactions. A look at existing and upcoming opportunities.
Five minds for the future
To know how psychologist defines the cognitive abilities that will command a premium in future, read on. . .
The RBI's gift to home buyers
The Reserve Bank of India's recent move will make home loans up to Rs 20 lakh cheaper. But that would be just good enough to buy you a house in Tier-II and Tier-III cities.
Making a trip? Low budget airline be the guide
Low fare air tickets and Air Deccan were synonymous for a while before the low cost bug bit the other airlines in India. Then the low cost carrier decided to not just offer low fares, but also went on to add destinations to the aviation map.
The golden bird will fly again
A new McKinsey report predicts a glittering future for Indian consumers and explosive growth in Indian consumer spending. What challenges and opportunities will that mean for business?
|May 21, 2007|
|UPA to go slow on Iran gas pipeline|
The directive from 'above' has come to the petroleum ministry on the eve of the departure of the Indian delegation to Tehran for a decisive last round of the trilateral negotiations scheduled to be held there later this week.
Bonsai manager: How a manager becomes stunted
says his book is not a 30-day guide to solve management problems. He says, after the analysis is done, gut instinct should take over as intuition will be a key differentiator for excellence in the future.
|May 11, 2007|
|13 funds for any market|
A novel approach that identifies funds that have done well in both rising and falling markets
Zero tax on income of Rs 11.20 lakh?
There will be zero Income Tax on income of Rs. 11.20 lakh (Rs 1.12 million). Impossible? No, it isn't.
10 hot stocks to buy now
Are you tempted to buy stocks even as the market is attempting to make new highs but are afraid that you may end up holding lemons?
|May 02, 2007|
|Why a strong Re is no threat to IT cos|
Though the rise of the rupee threatens to drag down earnings of infotech companies, the robust growth in off-shoring should help them deliver tall returns