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Selecting 100 winners from a list of equally deserving CFO nominees is indeed an arduous task. But for the 16-member Jury, it proved to be a satisfying exercise, as they learnt the nuances of fine...
Apr 13, 2016
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CFO100 is just getting bigger and better with each passing edition. Since its launch in 2011, the annual event has become an annual highlight among financial professionals. One of India’s most...
Apr 06, 2016
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“We must develop a comprehensive and globally shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping our economic, social, cultural, and human environments. There has never been a time...
Apr 05, 2016
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    She was just 11 years old when she forgot her hall ticket for the entrance exam to a boarding school at home in Narsingarh. Home was a good six-hour drive from Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) where...
Apr 04, 2016
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The finance ministry has said that all efforts will be made to pass the insolvency and bankruptcy code in the current session of Parliament, in a bid to resolve distress situations quicker. The...
Apr 29, 2016
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A special court has ordered framing of charges against 15 individuals for criminal conspiracy, cheating and other offences in a coal block allocation scam. Among them are industrialist Naveen Jindal...
Apr 29, 2016
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The Central Board of Direct Tax has released nearly 84 pages of data for the first time in public domain. The release makes public a host of data on the number of taxpayers in the country, income...
Apr 29, 2016
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The Reserve Bank of India has sought to categorise peer-to-peer and regulate the growing sector. On the anvil are norms that could require minimum capital of Rs 20 lakh, while prohibiting them from...
Apr 28, 2016
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The country’s pharmaceutical exports saw a 9.7 percent jump in 2015-16 on the back of a nearly 33 percent shipment increase to the US market, Union Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said.    The...
Apr 28, 2016
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In the first quarter this year, start-up funding deals have shrunk to $301 million as compared to $611 million in the same period a year ago indicating that this is a year of consolidation. Start-up...
Apr 28, 2016
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In the recent tax evasion scandal Panama law firm, Mossack Fonseca, helped more than 500 Indians to set up offshore companies in tax havens around the world. Though names of various global...
Apr 28, 2016
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BMI research has indicated that aggressive bidding and a fall in solar power tariffs are jeopardizing the economic feasibility of projects and are presenting a downside risk to solar power...
Apr 27, 2016
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President Pranab Mukherjee has pitched for a higher increase in spends on research and development and lamented that this stood at a mere 0.8 percent of GDP as compared to 3.6 percent in Japan and...
Apr 27, 2016
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The Government of India has taken various measures to deal with the issue of Non Performing Assets (NPAs) in banking sector especially in case of public sector banks (PSBs). While making his...
Apr 27, 2016
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India’s credit profile stands constrained due to high government debt and weak infrastructure, and a complex regulatory regime. GST rollout and bridging the large infrastructure deficit are a...
Apr 27, 2016
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Two successive droughts is what the country witnessed in the last two years, This was more than enough to take down its growth rates below its full potential, as it pushed the agri component of...
Apr 27, 2016
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Reserve Bank of India has been taking several steps to improve ease of doing business in the country. One among those steps is its efforts to make the process of registration of new non-banking...
Apr 27, 2016
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Indian stock markets are putting up a great show on the back of a fantastic showing in fourth quarter numbers. The initial numbers from private banks, oil and gas sector, and automobiles have all...
Apr 26, 2016
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India’s biggest car maker is raking in the moolah as demand for its car is driving a strong revenue growth. The automobile company has seen revenues increased 12% in the fourth quarter of FY16 to...
Apr 26, 2016
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The gap in FDI inflows between India and China is narrowing as ongoing reforms is attracting more foreign investment in the country. India is also on course to overtake China in FDI inflows as...
Apr 26, 2016
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Oil marketing companies’ claims on domestic subsidy has touched Rs 1.1 lakh crore in the last three financial years, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Lok Sabha.    The minister also said...
Apr 25, 2016
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India’s public sector banks will have to rely on further government support and could see negative pressure on their credit profiles, Moody’s Investor Services has said. The government will have to...
Apr 25, 2016
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India is receiving huge foreign investments, thanks to the government’s efforts on the ease of doing business front. Foreign Direct Investment into India scaled a new all-time level of $51 billion...
Apr 25, 2016
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The government has floated an expression of interest for merchant bankers to bid for the stake sale in NMDC. The government plans to offload 10 percent stake which is likely to garner about Rs 3900...
Apr 22, 2016
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Jaypee group’s land allocation of 25,000 acres is being taken by the UP government on allegations that the group was carrying out illegal mining in the area. Jaypee group was leased this land back...
Apr 22, 2016
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The IT industry is focusing on automation which may see job growth slack in the current year. IT industry hiring is likely to drop by 20% this year, according industry association Nasscom. However...
Apr 22, 2016
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Result season for private banks has been off to a good start. HDFC Bank reported a 20 percent rise in net profit for Q4, while net interest income surged 24%. The private lender's net profit rose...
Apr 22, 2016
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India’s most attractive employer’s list is topped by global IT giant Google. It’s for the second consecutive year that Google India has emerged as the most attractive company, according to human...
Apr 21, 2016
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An Ernst & Yound (EY) survey finds that prosecution of individuals would help deter future fraud, bribery and corruption by executives, according to the findings of advisory firm EY 14 th...
Apr 21, 2016
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Banking stocks had a field day in the stock markets with some stocks like ICICI Bank and PNB rising over five percent as RBI pruned the list of companies’ names for provisioning against loans. SBI...
Apr 21, 2016
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In a huge relief to banks, Reserve Bank of India has pruned the list of companies whose loans needed to be provided for against the risk of default.    According to the Economic Times news...
Apr 21, 2016
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The Indian export industry will have to contend with a slowdown for some more time. A DBS report says that India’s exports are unlikely to pick up anytime soon as the weak demand in global markets...
Apr 20, 2016
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India is planning an appeal against a TWO ruling in February that said the country’s power purchases agreements were inconsistent with international norms. The Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said...
Apr 20, 2016
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The Indian markets are likely to see the largest insurance IPO offering in calendar year 2016. HDFC Standard will be India’s first standalone issue in the insurance sector. HDFC will be looking at...
Apr 20, 2016
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The government has been making several structural changes in the economy, which would place the country on a stronger footing as one of the leading economies of the world, Union Finance Minister...
Apr 20, 2016
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CBDT has put out a framework to provide clarity to Indian firms with foreign income and for granting relief to income tax paid outside India.    Foreign tax credit rules apply when tax is paid...
Apr 19, 2016
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Indian companies are on a bigger M&A binge as deals worth $5.4 billion were announced in March this year, an eight-fold jump over last year, a Grant Thornton report said .  The report added...
Apr 19, 2016
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Panama has said that the country would co-operate with other countries to improve transparency, according to media reports. Panama is adopting international tax reporting standards and will also...
Apr 19, 2016
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The Reserve Bank of India has issued comprehensive guidelines for banks on provisioning norms in cases of fraud. The Central Bank has asked the banks to normally provide for the entire amount...
Apr 19, 2016
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India’s first bullet train coming up between Mumbai and Ahmedabad needs to price tickets at Rs 1500 for 300 kms and carry more than 88,000 people per day for the project to be financially viable,...
Apr 18, 2016
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Foreign direct investment in the country is getting a leg up due to various policy initiatives undertaken by the government such as “Make in India,” and easing the FDI process in the country. FDI...
Apr 18, 2016
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The PSU banking space is going through a period of deep stress in its books, and the fourth quarter could see gross non performing assets plus restructure loans increase to Rs 10 lakh crore from...
Apr 18, 2016
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Tata Steel has proposed a sale of its long productions division to UK firm Greybull Capital. The improvement in operating performance of the group’s India operations, however, is crucial for the...
Apr 14, 2016
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Private equity investment in the real estate space is expected to more than double in the current year as investments worth 75-80 million are said to be in the pipeline as compared to $39 million in...
Apr 14, 2016
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India’s maritime sector is in for a major re-haul as the government plans to tap the 7,500 kilometer vast coastline to boost the country’s marine capacity and reinstate India’s eminence in the...
Apr 14, 2016
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India’s economic growth prospects are expected to be better than China in the coming year as the country is expected to clock 7.5 percent growth rate as against China’s 6.5 percent in FY17,...
Apr 13, 2016
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The job market is seeing robust growth as hiring activity has increased in March due to an increasing number of jobs in IT, ITes, telecom and insurance sectors, a Naukri.com report has said.   The...
Apr 13, 2016
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Weaker remittances from Indians due to dip in oil prices may not adversely affect Indian economy as workers are diversified in different locations working abroad. Oil prices have also dropped...
Apr 13, 2016
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A large number of jewelers have called off their strike after over a month and a half of downed shutters. Many retail chains have opened their shop among them are PN Gadgil, Waman Hari Pethe...
Apr 12, 2016
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The Indian stock markets are having a good day as the monsoon is expected to be above normal. Stocks of fertilizers, seed and irrigation companies zoomed even while the bellwether index gained...
Apr 12, 2016
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