SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market

Dual-class Shares: Power Play

Above: SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market Issuing different classes of shares with differential voting rights results in...
Need For Ethical Conduct In Banks

Need For Ethical Conduct In Banks

Above: Customers at a Bank counter/Photo: UNI As increasing cases of corruption hit the banking sector, it is obvious that many Indians don’t look at...
NPAS

Write-offs: no solution for NPA problem

A plea in the apex court to restrain banks from writing off NPAs is timely as the cost for doing so is borne by...
Following IL&FS’ default crisis in September 2018, more than 70 independent director positions lie vacant/Photo: ilfsindia.com

Independent Directorship at IL&FS: Put on Notice

Above: Following IL&FS’ default crisis in September 2018, more than 70 independent director positions lie vacant/Photo: ilfsindia.com Beleaguered IL&FS has seen few takers for the...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Get a Pie in Commercial Space

In a major step towards financial reform, India’s first REIT will enable investors to own a share in realty projects and bring professionalism, transparency...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with EPFO pensioners in Lucknow/Photo: UNI

Hike in EPFO Interest Rates: A Baffling Move

Above: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with EPFO pensioners in Lucknow/Photo: UNI It is fiscally imprudent to hike EPFO interest rates to 8.65 percent from...
Jet Airways, India’s second largest carrier, has piled up debts of over Rs 8,500 crore/Photo: UNI

A Swap with No Magic

Above: Jet Airways, India’s second largest carrier, has piled up debts of over Rs 8,500 crore/Photo: UNI The move by banks to take over...

GDP Figures: Gaming the System

Consumption, investment, government spending and exports were all higher under the Manmohan Singh government than under Modi. Yet, somehow, revisions of past GDP numbers...

RBI-Government Ties: Temporary Truce

Above: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the Central Board of Directors of the RBI. In a meeting on Nov 19, the board acceded to...

India’s Doing Business Index: No Rocket Science

Above: PM Narendra Modi with US business leaders in Washington, DC/Photo: UNI While there is a modest improvement, it is still hard to do business...

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