Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicIndian companies

Topic: Indian companies

SPACs are all the rage to list companies on stock exchange – India must not turn a blind eye

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, offer target companies a swift and hassle-free mechanism to list on stock exchanges.

Marbels – fruity candies everyone loved in the early 2000s which mysteriously disappeared

The chewy, sweet-sour Marbels were all the rage in the early years of the last decade. But despite its popularity, the candies disappeared from the counters in India.

Directors & Officers insurance — significance, complexities & why the policy is needed

Directors & Officers policy acts as a lifeline for directors and senior officers providing coverage for loss arising from claims made during policy period.

Why Indian companies are watching how successful this data firm is in getting a dollar loan

A successful Mu Sigma deal would be one of the first signs that overseas lenders are becoming less reluctant to extend funds to Indian companies.

Sonam Wangchuk is right. Time for India to hurt Chinese wallet and go Swadeshi

'Boycott China' is a recurring theme in India. But to make it a success, we will have to list all those things around us that are made in China.

US wants India to stand up to China. It can do that only with American aid and tech support

India giving preference to American investors and US boosting investment in India could help us meet China's challenges in post-Covid world.

India Inc is beginning to see tentative signs of an upturn

Analysts say that although there are pointers suggesting some green shoots, it's too early to call for a decisive turnaround.

Credit health of Indian companies sinks to 8-year low on weak growth

Credit scores of 188 Indian borrowers were lowered in 9 months through December, compared with 103 upgrades, according to India Ratings & Research.

Indian firms becoming sensitive to LGBT workers, year after homosexuality was decriminalised

Multinationals and local companies have started or expanded corporate programs to address concerns of LGBT employees in the workplace in India.

With no end to credit woes, Modi govt under pressure to take new steps to revive growth

Modi govt will have to consider other demand & supply-side measures to turn around economy and improve credit profiles in the near term.

On Camera

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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