All stories by Dhriti Ranjana Ray
Embracing new normal, India Inc set to step up hiring in 2021Rediff.com22 Dec 2020
Adapting to the new hybrid normal of remote and office work, cautiously optimistic corporate are looking to hire more people and provide better appraisals in the new year as they step out of the pandemic-ravaged 2020. The coronavirus pandemic emerged as the biggest inflection point for the Indian job landscape. For the corporates, work-from-home and remote workers became the new normal and for the professionals, online learning and digital skills took centrestage.
Deal Street remained almost deserted in 2019Rediff.com25 Dec 2019
The domestic deal-making activities were hit by weak corporate governance and a huge liquidity crunch in 2019, while the global deals were also hard to come by due to various factors including uncertainties caused by the US-China trade war, which left many investors in a wait-and-watch mode.
M&A deal top $100 billion in 2018Rediff.com20 Dec 2018
Dealmakers and advisors feel investors are shifting their focus to Asia Pacific, especially India, owing to geopolitical instability driven by events such as Brexit and protectionist trade wars.
India's Deal Street sees $29 billion M&As in 2014Rediff.com19 Dec 2014
Albeit muted for most part of the year, Deal Street in India has clocked M&As worth $29 billion in 2014 and expects the size to get larger with transactions worth over $40 billion in the New Year.
'Achche Din' for jobs; Companies to hire more, pay more in 2015Rediff.com15 Dec 2014
Campus placements are already in full-swing and hiring plans of many companies, whose expansion plans were stuck due to policy paralysis, are now getting green signals.
El Nino impact, slow growth are hurdles for new govt: ReportRediff.com9 May 2014
Steps to improve governance, instill confidence in the government machinery and streamlining function across the different ministries are also important to feed the positive mood, the DBS report added.