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The witch of Wall Street

We’ve all heard of The Wolf of Wall Street, but centuries before him was a female version, who went by the name The Witch of Wall Street.

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RBI takes a step back in effort to move two steps forward

Authorities seem hopeful that the revised NPA norms will enforce good borrower behaviour

12 Jun 2019

GDP data not overestimated, says former chief statistician on Arvind Subramanian's claims

Subramanian also makes a case for the entire national income accounts estimation to be revisited, besides pursuing an expenditure-based GDP estimation based on GST data.

12 Jun 2019

Forex trading for retail investors

Initially, the facility will be available only for US dollars, but more currencies will be added gradually. The minimum order is $1,000 with multiples of $500 thereof.

10 Jun 2019

Azim Premji retires: Wipro will miss frugal billionaire at the helm

The biggest blow came from the exit of Vivek Paul, creating a leadership vacuum and compelling Premji to get into the driver seat as Wipro’s CEO.

08 Jun 2019

Ambiguity over February 12 circular a boon for Jet Airways

It may be noted that SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar in March sounded confident of finding a buyer or an investor by the end of May, much before the 180-day deadline was to lapse in June.

05 Jun 2019

Harnessing the capital markets

Panel chaired by RBI’s Viral Acharya and China’s Li Bo offers six recommendations

05 Jun 2019

Gross financial savings see flat growth in FY19

Banks’ non-food credit increased by Rs 11.4 lakh crore last year, 50 per cent up from Rs 7.6 lakh crore a year ago.

05 Jun 2019

Insurance cover for bank deposits falls to 30 per cent

Banks may be worried about slowing deposits growth, but it’s the depositors who should be paying attention.

30 May 2019

Pharma sector hopes Modi 2.0 will start reforms

Also, unlike developed countries, India doesn’t have a body that regulates healthcare innovation and grants exclusivity.

29 May 2019

Strategic FDs can help pay health insurance premiums on time

Health insurance premiums can be a heavy burden on the wallet when the time comes to pay, but rightly-timed fixed deposits can go a long way to ease worries

27 May 2019

Tackling NBFC, credit concerns key challenges before new government

The giant bank consolidation exercise announced in 2015 needs to quicken its pulse, while privatisation (reducing government’s stake under 52 per cent in state-run banks) remains a dead duck. 

25 May 2019

Containing deficit will be first big test for next FM

If oil is on the boil, CAD will become troublesome yet again. 

23 May 2019

Do you have a Will?

Most of us assume that writing a Will is for the super rich or a deed that needs to be done on your death bed. You are wrong on both counts. 

20 May 2019

Startup funding shows no signs of a slowdown

First quarter of 2019 records phenomenal 39 per cent annual increase in funds raised

18 May 2019