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The daily newspaper Business Standard (also available as an e-paper) is the preferred choice of serious business readers. It is published from 12 centers - New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Pune, Kochi and Bhubaneswar. It is also printed from Bhopal.

The Hindi Business Standard is published from eight centres across northern India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna, Lucknow, Bhopal, Chandigarh and Raipur. Its content can be accessed at

Business Standard stands for reporting that stresses accuracy and credibility, commentary that is informed, independent and fair, and journalism that is rooted in ethical conduct and defined by a sacrosanct bond with the reader. All Business Standard journalists sign on to a code of conduct that is available on this website.


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From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The second-quarter (Q2) results have just started coming in. It's too early to see trends. If we look at consensus expectations, those are not very high.A combination of adverse macro-trends and sector-specific pressures could have led to low growth.
From: Buisness-standard By Nitin Desai Recommended by: business-standard The recent report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the aspirational target in the Paris Agreement of limiting global temperature increase to 1.5°C makes three important points: Meeting the aspirational 1.5°C target would require us to
From: Buisness-standard By Kanika Datta Recommended by: business-standard The limits of the laws against sexual harassment in the workplace were amply in evidence over the past two weeks as actor Tanushree Dutta’s #metoo revelations sparked a storm of cathartic retrospective accusations from women in media and entertainment.
From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard This month marks the beginning of the year-long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It’s a time for reflection and I would like to take you through a Gandhi Test. The world has surely gone downhill in terms of his most cherished
From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard Foreign capital inflows finance the gap between investment and savings. The exchange rate is the price that adjusts to ensure that the capital inflow is exactly as large as is required. An important part of the capital flows into India is debt flows.When the
From: Buisness-standard By Surinder Sud Recommended by: business-standard Agricultural extension is undergoing a paradigm transformation which will help it shed the tag of the weakest link or a speed breaker in the process of farm development and, instead, make it a growth driver.Ironically, this metamorphosis is taking place



My Page   Travel, books, electronics, fashion, classifieds and now local services - e-commerce has disrupted the status quo in almost every sector. With Amazon venturing into grocery (Kirana Now), Snapdeal entering services and Flipkart ready to follow suit, on-demand services appear to be the next frontier for competition in the
From: Buisness-standard By Ranjit Shahani Recommended by: business-standard India is the fourth fastest growing economy in the world. A growing middle class, rising income levels and increased life expectancy are all indicators of a developing country. Unfortunately, rising affluence has also led to an increase in chronic and
From: Buisness-standard By Strategist Team Recommended by: business-standard A collective blind spot for business decision makers and policy makers has been allowed to develop, highlights the Brand Finance Global Intangible Finance Tracker report, an annual study of 57,000 companies across 160 jurisdictions. At issue is a
From: Buisness-standard By Alokananda Chakraborty Recommended by: business-standard Vikas Kapur,CEO, Hidesign America IncMy biggest learning has been the importance of marketing. All brands need a story, but it's really very hard for every brand to have a different story, Vikas Kapur tells Alokananda ChakrabortySome of the
It is said that a term generally used by retailers in the West, especially during November. It originated in the mid-60s thanks to the Philadelphia Police department. Name it.This person from the Nordic region was called the King of Spirits during the 1870s.He introduced fractional distillation which produces liquor without fusel alcohol in 1877,
From: Buisness-standard By Raghav Chandra Recommended by: business-standard While it is debatable whether highways can be adjudged fundamental infrastructure, it is indisputable that competing end-to-end alternatives are of poor consistency. Subdued marketing of agricultural produce needs a unified agricultural market to permit



From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The trade war looks set to intensify as the first set of punitive US tariffs on Chinese goods and China’s retaliatory tariffs kick in. If the US decides to escalate by targeting a wider range of goods, China will presumably broaden its retaliatory
From: Buisness-standard By Gary Peacock Recommended by: business-standard Can online and e-commerce companies compete on anything except price? Yes, they can because not everyone buys on price. Remember the words of Warren Buffet, “Price is what they pay, value is what they get”. So, online retailers need to give their customers
From: Buisness-standard By Pranjul Bhandari Recommended by: business-standard At the heart of India’s growing exposure to potential external economic shock is the fact that the country is suffering a widening deficit in trade-related flows at the same time as foreign investors’ affection for emerging markets is dwindling. India
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard The combined size of the Budgets presented by 29 states of India is now at least 37 per cent more than the Union Budget. Compared to the Union Budget size of Rs 24.42 trillion for 2018-19, the states’ budget size for the current year is estimated at
From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard In a few short weeks it will be 10 years since the crash of 2008. By this time 10 years ago, it was already clear that finance — or at least Wall Street and the City of London — was dangerously over-extended. To those in the business, it was no longer a
From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard The Global Supply Chain Forum, established by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and some other associations, has developed standard definitions for techniques of supply chain finance (SCF). The sponsoring associations have recommended their