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The real reason why investments are not looking up for India

So why, then, this investment pessimism? First, consumer behaviour and preferences are showing a marked shift.


Nov 16, 2019, 06.32 AM IST



LinkedIn launches ‘Open for Business’ feature globally for SMEs

The Open for Business feature also allows members looking for services to search and filter results on the platform. This helps them determine which service providers are available and best-suited to fulfil their professional needs.

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  • As part of the mandate, Lodestar UM will continue to handle the media duties across all media touch points, including core and specialised media—digital, listening centre, content, and out of home (OOH)—across all Mahindra businesses like personal vehicles, commercial vehicles, farm equipment sector, trucks, real estate, finance, and corporate.

    The company's total expenses rose 65.95 per cent to Rs 499.54 crore during the quarter under review as against Rs 301.01 crore a year ago.

    The letter was written after govt officials expressed displeasure over the tone and tenor of Read’s comments.

    Raymond Thursday announced the demerger of its core lifestyle business which will create two separate companies—the new one housing the core branded textile, branded apparel and garmenting businesses and the existing one to have its new real estate project, land bank, engineering businesses of auto components and FMCG businesses among others.

    In its urban transportation business, the company bagged an order of Rs 853 crore for the construction of elevated viaduct along with 10 stations of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project, from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

    Under new CEO Chris O’Connor, who took charge in April this year, Persistent Systems has adopted a solution-oriented approach to working with clients which has resulted in an increase in deal sizes. The company now maps a client’s overall IT spends against its own portfolio to determine what the other areas are where it can contribute.

    The catalog feature is available to businesses using the WhatsApp Business app on both Android and iPhone in Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. It will be rolling out around the world soon.

    Catalogs are a mobile storefront for businesses to showcase and share their goods so that people can easily browse and discover something they would like to buy.

    The move will create two separate companies — a new and existing business.

    Every state in the country is competing to attract business and investment, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in his rebuttal of...

    The Dun & Bradstreet Composite Business Optimism Index noted that optimism for net profits stood at 59 per cent - a decline of 7 percentage points as compared to the September quarter 2019. Optimism for new orders stood at 35 per cent - down 22 percentage points as against the previous quarter.

    NPCI manages UPI, which clocked over a billion transactions last month. The SC had recently asked RBI to update it on WhatsApp’s data localisation status. WhatsApp could be hit in its biggest mkt. This was RBI’s response dated November 6 to the SC as the apex court had asked it to update it on WhatsApp’s data localisation compliance status in August.

    Mapping and moving clinical data have always been challenging. Nudged by the Hi-Tech Act in 2010 that forced US medical records to get digitised, this is now a global trend across Europe and pockets of Asia, throwing open new business opportunities for tech providers. “90% of data in the US is now sitting in software systems.” says Jaddish Moorjani.

    Globally, 48 universities conducted a survey across 33 countries, covering over 1,800 family businesses, under the umbrella of STEP (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices) Project, to reflect upon the changing demographics and how they impact the family business governance, succession, entrepreneurial orientation and performance.

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