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Slideshow: As the world goes digital, what are the top trends to watch out for in Industry 4.0? Check it!
Sep 28, 2016
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Finance 4.0 will happen at the edge of chaos. Standing at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, finance heads speak about the opportunities, challenges and the way ahead.   
Sep 27, 2016
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Watch Mihir Swarup Sharma, Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, talk about the implications of global chaotic events at the 7th Annual CFO Leadership Conclave, held in Visakhapatnam during...
Sep 15, 2016
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“Can you help us recruit more women?” was the recent request from the head of a large company’s IT services division.   “Sure,” I said, “but are you able to retain and promote them? If not...
Sep 12, 2016
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On a very normal Saturday at 9.12 am tiny island state of Singapore, a young man created history by being the first Singaporean to win an Olympic gold medal. Joseph Schooling not only won the men’s...
Sep 12, 2016
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In an interview to CFO India, Kalpana B, Partner and Head, Robotics and Cognitive Automation, KPMG India speaks on the rising influence and the future of automation. Here are the edited excerpts...
Sep 11, 2016
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Circa 2030: I wake up to my favourite aroma of handpicked green tea, just the way I like.   A gentle touch on my head wakes me up, just the way mom did. My clothes have been laid for the day,...
Sep 11, 2016
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Value can be defined as an enhancement in process/activity by a concerted effort which leads to a clear improvement in the way things are done and helps in achieving/obtaining definite results in...
Sep 11, 2016
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DRESSED IN a beautiful a royal blue and white saree, Anshula Kant is seated comfortably in her swanky office, which lies in the posh Nariman Point area of Mumbai. A small bindi adorns her forehead...
Sep 11, 2016
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About four–five years ago, if you wanted to talk about risks, they weren’t easily manageable but on some level you knew what they were.  You knew you were going through a slowdown. You knew that...
Sep 11, 2016
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In an interview to CFO India, Kunal Kundu, India Economist, Societe Generale, talks about what makes India a bright spot amid gloomy times and why it can’t afford to be complacent. Edited Excerpts...
Aug 08, 2016
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 Despite resistance from trade unions, the labour ministry has decided to double equity investments of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to 10 per cent in 2016-17. Labour minister...
Sep 30, 2016
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Recommendation from commerce ministry for the imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of steel wire rods from China. This is with regards to protect the interest of domestic players from cheap...
Sep 30, 2016
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 RBI said lenders can publish photographs of only those borrowers in newspapers who have been declared wilful defaulters as per the central bank’s guidelines.   While asking the banks not to...
Sep 30, 2016
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Tax department will launch a series of raids to ensure that those who do not come clean by paying the 45% tax and penalty under IDS do not go away unpunished. The scheme is due to close on Septmeber...
Sep 29, 2016
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The government has cleared an IT project named Saksham, which will integrate tax systems of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) with the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) for a smooth...
Sep 29, 2016
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At the BRICS bond summit in Mumbai on challenges in developing bond market, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that recommendations of the HR Khan panel for the development of the bond market...
Sep 28, 2016
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India has made the biggest leap in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) global competitiveness index of 2016-17. It ranked at 39th among 138 countries from 55th position last year.   The...
Sep 28, 2016
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World trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016, expanding by just 1.7 per cent, said a latest report by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The forecast is well below the April forecast of...
Sep 28, 2016
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The Ministry of Finance has asked all ministries and departments to submit proposals to be included in the second batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants in the current fiscal, the PTI reported...
Sep 27, 2016
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With customers suffering from poor quality of call services, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has decided to issue show cause notices to all the telecom operators failing to comply...
Sep 27, 2016
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The Banks Board Bureau, formed to advise the government on top-level appointments at public sector lenders, has recommended nine candidates for the post of Executive Directors in government banks,...
Sep 27, 2016
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The government has issued show cause notices to online shopping giant Amazon and 20 other e-commerce portals for importing and reselling refurbished and used mobile phones, the Indian express...
Sep 27, 2016
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The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has approved 11 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals valued over Rs 2,300 crore, the PTI reported.   The board, headed by Economic Affairs...
Sep 27, 2016
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In the run-up to the first presidential election, both Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton spar on trade and the economy of the US. Analysts consider the rise in Mexican peso to almost 20 Mexican peso...
Sep 27, 2016
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Many Indian companies record higher net incomes after the adoption of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) from April 1, 2016.    The companies had to adjust the method of account of taxes,...
Sep 27, 2016
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The Government of India is working on a war-footing to ensure that there is no stone left unturned in making GST implemention possible by the stipulated deadline.    In just four days after GST...
Sep 27, 2016
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The slow and steady demand growth from China and India exhibits stable outlook for the Asian refining and marketing (R&M) industry, a report by Moody's Investors Service said. However, the...
Sep 27, 2016
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As the loss-making companies are free to decide the managerial salary, with the government hiking the stipulated executive pay limit under the companies law.    There are 6 things that you...
Sep 26, 2016
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It’s not only the price war that is ensuing between Reliance Jio Infocomm and other traditional players. India’s telecom sector has also been embroiled in the war of words between Reliance Jio and...
Sep 26, 2016
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India can witness growth over 8 per cent, with the government taking reform measures coupled with a good monsoon this year, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya has said.    “I am...
Sep 26, 2016
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Creditors to Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) have planned to restructure the company’s debt of Rs 4,904 crore through the sustainable structuring of stressed assets (S4A) scheme, the Indian...
Sep 26, 2016
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Looking to strengthen its cyber safety policy framework, capital markets regulator is planning to appoint a Chief Information Technology Security Officer, the PTI reported.   The Officer will...
Sep 26, 2016
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Finance Ministry advance Budget 2017-18 presentation by about a month. The following instructions were issued:   1. The Cabinet decision to merge rail and general budgets, do away with...
Sep 23, 2016
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 As many as a dozen states, including Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Jharkhand, have implemented 75 per cent of the reform initiatives under the ease of doing business programme, reflecting positive...
Sep 23, 2016
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To contain a slide in outbound shipments, the government widened the ambit of its Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) to offer assistance on items ranging from certain varieties of garments...
Sep 23, 2016
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Vodafone Plc, Europe's biggest mobile service provider, has infused $7.5 billion (Rs 47,700 crore) in its Indian arm, the Times of India reported today. This is the largest foreign direct...
Sep 23, 2016
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The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) will start funding activities in the next few days, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said. “Even though the NIIF has become operational and...
Sep 23, 2016
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The second day of meet saw GST Council agreeing to a number of issues. It fixed the turnover based exemption limit from such levies at Rs 20 lakh. However, the decision on fixing the actual tax...
Sep 23, 2016
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The day one of the first meeting of GST Council, on Thursday, witnessed tumultuous debate over three contentious issues. One of them being the threshold for annual turnover after GST implementation...
Sep 23, 2016
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The upcoming fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2016-17, which is scheduled on October 4, will be decided by a six member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).   The Government of India...
Sep 23, 2016
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The current account deficit (CAD) narrowed to US$ 0.3 billion (0.1 per cent of GDP) in the first quarter of 2016-17, significantly lower than US$ 6.1 billion (1.2 per cent of GDP) in Q1 of 2015-16...
Sep 22, 2016
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The US Federal Reserve has left its policy rates unchanged for the sixth time in a row, with a hope that the decision will help foster maximum employment and price stability.   "The Committee...
Sep 22, 2016
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The speculations about price war among telecom service providers in India with the launch of Jio are turning out to be true.     Airtel has already slashed 3G and 4G prices by up to 80 per cent...
Sep 22, 2016
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The New York City-headquartered rating agency, which has 'Baa3' rating with positive outlook on India, said evidence of policymakers working towards faster fiscal consolidation, reducing the debt-...
Sep 21, 2016
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The centre is not keen on letting the states have exclusive jurisdiction over imposing goods and services tax (GST) on entities with turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore, setting the stage for a likely...
Sep 21, 2016
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Now you won’t see a separate Rail Budget being presented by railway minister in Lok Sabha!   The Union Cabinet has given its approval to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget from...
Sep 21, 2016
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