Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Economy

OnePlus

OnePlus shows Apple how to become India’s top smartphone seller

OnePlus commanded 40 percent of India’s premium smartphone market in June this year, compared with zero when it arrived in 2014.
Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi: When a woman CEO steps down, there’s often a man waiting to fill her shoes

Even the biggest companies have failed to elevate the position of women in their organisations, who hold only about 5 per cent of CEO positions.
Ola cab

Ola to enter UK market, will compete with global leader Uber

The news comes in just after Uber managed to save its London business following a court appeal in June.
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Mapping unpaid women’s work is India’s next challenge in its vexed jobs scenario

Women in India spend about 352 minutes a day on unpaid work against 51.8 minutes by men.
Indra Nooyi | Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi Ends 12-Year Run as Company’s First Female CEO

Nooyi will be replaced by current president of the company Ramon Laguarta. 
Latest news on GST day | ThePrint.in

Foreigners may not get GST refunds on goods yet, says finance ministry

The system in India is unlike certain Western countries which provide tax refunds on goods purchased by foreigners.
A man walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) logo in Mumbai | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Sensex extends recent gains as mid and small cap stocks join in

The benchmark index has risen 11 % this year, mid cap gauge is at a three-month high while small cap index climbed for a 12th straight session.
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump

India defers retaliatory tariffs on US imports keeping door open for agreement

The move comes as an opportunity for an agreement to avert a trade war between the two nations.
Reserve Bank of India

Nomura and StanChart predict worst over for India’s battered bond market & its buyers

The gap has narrowed down to 52 points between RBI’s benchmark rate and the 10-year yield bond data, a key market centric, says StanChart.
Billionaire Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp. | Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son explained in his own words. About 3,03,513 of them

Ahead of Q1 results, an analysis of Son's comments from previous briefings to see how his focus has changed and what may lie ahead.

Finally, Bollywood has courage to look at Muslims as regular Indians & not terrorists

Anubhav Sinha's Mulk breaks Bollywood’s Sunny Deol-ised mould of the Muslim as a terrorist. It makes you feel an ordinary Muslim family’s fears, dilemmas and anger.