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| 26 October, 2020, 06:28 AM IST | E-Paper

    Shailesh Menon

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    Demand for packaged ready-to-eat foods gathers steam as Indians crave a break from home foodHooked to hemp: Can better regulation help to unleash the medical and industrial advantages of cannabis?Wrong to say cryptos have no worth: Harvard's Kenneth Saul RogoffMoving beyond cryptocurrencies: Why decentralised finance is the new buzzword
    Foreign and expat families' love for Indian arts is growing by the dayHow will India's economic recovery shape up? Economists, business leaders weigh inInvestors turn to online and paper gold as prices surgeE-auctions and the art of bucking an economic downturn
    Cryptos back in currency. But are they smart investments?People have benefited from ayurveda in these times of Covid: Physician Devendra TrigunaCovid-19 has led to an increase in demand for immunity-boosting Ayurveda productsWhy small shopkeepers are not willing to digitise their kirana stores despite attempts by FMCG cos
    Well-heeled investors find new flavourPeople have cut discretionary spends to invest in stocks: Nilesh ShahNew retail stock surfers' risky bets have paid off. But are they really safe?A change in consumer behaviour gives online meat sellers a boost
    Despite being new favorite of VCs, perils in agritech continue to troubleWhat happens when second three-month loan moratorium ends in August?Loans against property add to lenders’ worries as collateral prices crashUS Returns: Emerging platforms that are making investment in US stocks seamless
    Who made money in the "lockdown rally"?Online astrology is booming in pandemic times82-year-old Parle-G books 'best sales' in Covid timesHow venture debt is becoming the go-to option for many startups
    Covid, non-Covid trash! Fast-filling yellow bins keep medi-waste handlers on their toesGold loan volumes surge to record highs amid Covid crisis in IndiaOpen for Covid and non-Covid diseases: 'Doctors without borders'Dress-makers' P(i)PE dream: When a running stitch saved many from Covid-19
    Wilting in Covid fire! Flower market, bourse look for shadeWith companies in a fix, corporate FD investors may be in for some painOld Hicks jumps in to fight coronavirusSalt shortage ahead? Manufacturers predict a shortfall as lockdown halts production
    Mango chained! Covid, lockdown pulp mango growersSweeping Star's big-budget acquisition marks up thoroughbred pricesCorporates miss vendor payments, bill discounting platforms see redHow digi-lenders are bracing for Covid impact
    For these 'Covid-proof' businesses, there's no better time to make some moneyBlood banks run dry as collection dwindles to a trickleCovid outbreak hinders cancer treatment in hospitalsCovid-19 lockdown leads to rise in demand for ambulances
    Can 'Ars Alb-30' protect you from Covid-19? AYUSH Ministry thinks soGod goes online as places of worship shut doors to save peopleFaultless succession plan key to survival of family businessesThe small but growing and quirky market for heirlooms
    Amended Chit Fund Act brings tighter norms, transparency. Should you use chit funds as savings tool?The next debt crisis: Small borrowers’ big defaultsYour ESOPs can be HNIs’ investment opportunityWith 3 big exits, 2019 was marque year for Pierre Omidyar in India, says MD Roopa Kudva
    Banking for the super rich: Cool, crazy and confidentialWe need inclusive capitalism that can help vulnerable people: Rajiv J Shah, President, Rockefeller FoundationAdd to cart: Millennials turn art lovers, ditch auction houses for online salesTurkish import seeds a poppy war in India
    Meet eight entrepreneurs who defied all odds and rose to the topInnovation key to unlocking $5-trillion economyLab Diamonds make retail inroads but trade rebelsRoses, too, smell slowdown: Unpredictable weather results in 60% lower production
    Customs dept cracks down on 'rough diamonds', industry cries foulHow Mohan Murjani joined hands with Gloria Vanderbilt to come up with the first 'for women' jeansIs online poker becoming the next big thing for the Indian millennial?Our card-members come from all walks of life: Manoj Adlakha, American Express
    Indus, Soho are the new Gymkhana; ultra-luxe clubs for uber-hip gentlemen a trend nowTaxmen vault into lockers; safekeeping business hitFinancial service companies are now betting big on dataSome mutual funds have taken risky bets on Essel Group, IL&FS. Are they really equipped to evaluate credit risks?
    Lenders bank on personal loans to grow retail booksWhat happens when the old guard of Indian banking leavesUnlisted but not listless: Companies with high initial public interestIs India Post Payments Bank most tech-enabled bank?
    In Brexit chaos, rich Indians pick sweet deals in UK’s realty marketHome Credit has grown to become one of the largest consumer durables loan providers in IndiaWhy running a marathon is a stress buster for bankers in MumbaiInsurance guys are taking over India's top private banks. Where have all the bankers gone?
    Meet the new generation of retailers who are taking the battle to Amazon and Flipkart’s denCapital Concierges: How PMSes are wooing richie rich investorsShipping cannot be a family-run business? These six families disagreeTry your luck! Buy lotteries on your mobile phone
    Life after IL&FS: Is it game over for NBFCs?Panic selloff in stock market after IL&FS crisis: Is the NBFC party over?Waldies Compound remains the only supplier of a critical component used for making glass panels in nuclear reactorsWant to be your own boss? Try freelancing
    NRIs can’t get tricolour shipped to themPrivate equity funds are looking to team up with professionals to create new disruptorsWho moved my stocks? Decoding a midcap mayhemHow GeNext and new entrants are working to upgrade chit funds
    Delhi-based Sudeva FC’s acquisition of Olimpic de Xativa is another step in India's soccer dreamGST from lotteries fetch nine state governments nearly Rs 3,950 croreBlackrock-DSP split shows that even the best of foreign investment managers can't handle India's MF industryCan former Maruti Suzuki boss help Indian cycle makers pedal out of troubled water?
    TCS hits $100 billion market cap: Does this mark a new phase of growth for India Inc?Why the looming spectre of Nirav Modi is engendering vulnerability in India’s diamantairesHome truths: Signs are ominous for housing finance companiesMeet the hing kings, who brought the spice to India over a century ago
    80% of car-buying decisions are taken by women: Andrea Jung on the need for women in the auto industry
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