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Bank branches dealing with government business to remain open this Sunday: RBI

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday directed banks to keep open their branches dealing with government business on the last day of the financial year (March 31), which happens to be Sunday. “The Government of India has advised that all Pay and Account Offices will remain open on March 31, 2019 (Sunday) to facilitate government receipt and payment ... Read More »

‘Permanent’ capital: Vital differentiating factor for business

Global trends in money management and business efficiency are a useful guide to build and scale Indian businesses, especially to increase the efficiency of capitalusage. One trend that has been in focus throughout the asset management industry, especially the private equity world, has been that of “permanent capital”. This is broadly defined as access to funds for long periods, instead of the usual ... Read More »

Business Top 5: Equity inflow declines for third straight month; Tata Motors highest fall in 26 years

Equity inflow in the Indian mutual fund industry declined for the third straight month in January 2019 and reached its lowest level since January 2017. Income category witnessed an inflow of Rs 2,080 crore. Representative Image  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images 1). Equity inflow declined third month in a row Equity inflow in the Indian mutual fund industry declined for the ... Read More »

Tata Communication shelves plan to buy Tata Teleservices’ enterprise business

The government is a 26% stakeholder in TCL, earlier known as Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. The Tata Group is believed to have dropped plans for group company Tata CommunicationsNSE -0.11 %, one of the largest telecommunications solutions providers in the world, to buy out sister concern Tata Teleservices’ enterprise business for now, people familiar with the matter have said. Top ... Read More »

I don’t want to make my business mass: Gauri Khan

From designing a nursery for film director and producer Karan Johar’s twins to designing the flagship store for Ralph Lauren in the national capital, Gauri Khan, founder and chief executive of Gauri Khan Designs, has established herself as a designer who can work across a wide range of projects with equal élan. That is why the 47-year-old, a National Institute ... Read More »

Striking workers a consequence of failed business models

Two different strikes, separated by economic doctrines but bound together by common grievances, point to the vulnerabilities of the new class of workers in India. The first of these, by the drivers of Ola and Uber cabs demanding the fixing of a base fare for trips along with an increase in the per kilometre fare, started simultaneously in Delhi and ... Read More »

Now, learn on WhatsApp how to run a small business in India

As part of the partnership, WhatsApp and CII will work on enhancing business communication via CII’s SME Technology Facilitation Centre for SMEs, and also develop informative content, both in digital and physical formats, to distribute among entrepreneurs. WhatsApp and CII will conduct on-ground training across India for SMEs to explain the features and best practices on its messaging platform. (Reuters) ... Read More »

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #50: Test your knowledge

Q1. Known as a paragon of purism, its history dates back to 1870 and its founder Salvatore Condurro sold pizza fritta (deep-fried pizza) on the street outside his home in Naples. Their handcrafted pizzas have distorted shapes and an uneven distribution of toppings. The pizzeria creates amazing cartwheel pizzas (with a diameter larger than that of the plate beneath it). ... Read More »

Week ahead in business and finance

Monday Full-year results MJ Gleeson Trading update Dairy Crest Economics CPI (EZ) Tuesday The focus at Ocado is shifting from bagging overseas contracts to executing them. The FTSE 100 firm’s shares have surged after striking deals to supply its automated warehouses to companies in France, Canada, Sweden and the US. City analysts now expect the flow of deals to slow. ... Read More »

Expert Shares Instagram Stories How to Tips for Small Business Marketing

Most of Generation Z spends over three hours viewing online video daily, with an emphasis on mobile devices. They also only watch one or two movies per quarter, according to a National Association of Broadcasters panel in April. These lopsided numbers sound all too familiar when you listen to enough media industry panels. Mobile and interactive digital have the momentum, ... Read More »