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Obsessed with consumption stocks? You might just miss this goldmine

NEW DELHI: If you are looking at consumption as a big stock investment theme in the hope of big pre-election sops for rural India, think again. Capex revival might just turn out to be a more rewarding theme. There are early signs of a revival in the private capex cycle, as signalled by improved capacity utilisation levels across industries. Reasonable ... Read More »

Just two things can fix public sector banks’ problems

At the root of the governance problem in public sector banks is the way transfers and promotions are done across all layers. Photo: HT Sometime in late 2017, billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi walked into the office of the chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director of a large Indian private bank in Mumbai with two of the bank’s directors in ... Read More »

With just Rs 2,410 in bank account, country’s poorest CM Manik Sarkar turns even poorer after 4 terms

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar continues to remain the poorest serving chief minister in the country with a paltry sum of Rs 1520 cash in hand. On Monday, the veteran communist leader made his personal financial details public while filing nomination papers from the Dhanpur constituency for the upcoming assembly polls in the state. As ... Read More »

Stocks Radar: ITC, InterGlobe Aviation, Just Dial, MSR India

  Indian equity benchmarks declined, reflecting weak global markets, with investors continuing their risk-off trade as nations grapple with how to deal with escalating provocations from North Korea. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 0.7 percent to 31,586 while the NSE Nifty 50 Index lost 0.7 percent as well to 9,882. Fifteen of the 19 sector gauges compiled ... Read More »

Vending Machines Aren’t Just for Snacks Anymore

When you think of vending machines, you probably picture small bags of chips, cookies and soda. But there are so many more possibilities. And some businesses are starting to capitalize off those opportunities. Non Food Vending Machines Take Uniqlo, for example. The company sells down jackets out of vending machines mainly in airports. Best Buy also has placed vending machines in airports, ... Read More »

Reddit just raised a new round that values the company at $1.8 billion

Reddit, the 12-year-old, San Francisco-based online discussion platform that has long called itself the “front page of the internet,” just closed its biggest round ever, from a whole lot of investors, reports Recode. Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Vy Capital, Fidelity, Y Combinator President Sam Altman, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway all chipped into the $200 million financing. The company’s post-money valuation: $1.8 billion. ... Read More »

I just drove the Tesla Model 3, and it changes everything – the entire world will want this car

Tesla has been promising a great electric car for the masses since its founding, and on Friday that car finally arrived. Before a handoff of the first 30 Model 3’s to owners at Tesla’s factory in California, I got to spend about fifteen minutes behind the wheel of thelatestt car of the future (I had been given a short ride ... Read More »

Why Trump just slapped new sanctions on Chinese banks

cThe Trump administration’s months-long effort to be gentle in encouraging China to rein in North Korea is officially over. On Thursday, the White House announced that it’s slapping sanctions on a Chinese bank, a Chinese company, and two Chinese individuals for their ties to North Korea — an unambiguous sign that patience over China’s reluctance to help curtail Pyongyang’s nuclear ... Read More »

Your Z-Wave smart home gadgets just got more secure

Enlarge Image The soon-to-be-released Kwikset Obsidian smart lock is one of many connected home devices that communicate using Z-Wave. Smart home gadgets typically use some sort of wireless radio to communicate with each other — and the creators of those gadgets must take steps to ensure that those wireless transmissions are secure. Now, the makers of the popular Z-Wave protocol ... Read More »

Just Eat gobbles up Hungry House and SkipTheDishes

Online food delivery service Just Eat is expanding its presence in the sector by spending £266m on buying Hungry House and Canada’s SkipTheDishes. Just Eat, which began in Denmark in 2001 but is now based in London, operates in 13 countries. Just Eat, and rivals such as Uber and Deliveroo, have expanded the food home delivery market and are battling ... Read More »