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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 Daniel Gros Recommended by: business-standard All has gone quiet on the transatlantic trade front, with last month’s agreement between US President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker having dispelled fears of an all-out tariff war. The deal was surprising, but perhaps it
From: Buisness-standard By Nitin Desai Recommended by: business-standard The recent (IMF) report on the Indian economy projects a gradual acceleration of growth but also draws attention to several downside risks. The report uses circumspect language about demonetisation and the botched implementation of the goods and services
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard August appears to be the month of international arbitration for the Indian government. Three high-profile arbitration cases are likely to keep the government extremely busy — two of them have already figured in the news and one will do so in the next
From: Buisness-standard By Vinayak Chatterjee Recommended by: business-standard The water resources ministry recently moved a proposal for cabinet approval of the Rs 400 billion Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP). To be completed in seven years, the project’s core aim is to move surplus water from rivers in South Rajasthan (
From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard India has begun on resolving the corporate balance sheet, and four big firms have completed the process. The data for 2015-16 shows that there were 3,296 large private non-financial firms under a fair amount of credit stress.These added up to bank borrowing
From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard Last week, the Union finance ministry issued several notifications, giving effect to decisions of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council at the latter’s 28th meeting. One of these, [15/2008-Integrated Tax (Rate)] dated July 26, deals with exemption to



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 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 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 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
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 A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard A couple of weeks back, the Ministry of Finance and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) co-sponsored an Advancing Asia Conference in Delhi. Two major addresses from the host nation were delivered, respectively by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Reserve



From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard Even if any emerging-market bond meltdown remains contained, recent jitters ought to be a wake-up call, even for advanced economiesAre brewing exchange-rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey localised events without broader implications? Or are
From: Buisness-standard By R Gopalakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard The chasm between jugaad and innovation lies in a deep crevice called sustainability and replicability. The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of the Niti Aayog has adopted an approach that cuts across the apparent impediments and tries to use their
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 Shyam Saran Recommended by: business-standard The celebrated futurologist, Ray Kurzweil, has predicted that by the year 2029 advances in artificial intelligence (AI) would bring us to the point where a $1,000 computing device may be able to replicate the full range of capacities and functioning of the
From: Buisness-standard By Bharat Bambawale Recommended by: business-standard Business leaders would like nothing more than perfect marketing systems.Smooth, efficient, predictable; delivering a specified output against a specified input. If ‘production’ can achieve this, raising the bar on quality while reducing material
From: Buisness-standard By Arvind Singhal Recommended by: business-standard Now well into its fifth year of being in power, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government continues to ignore one of the most vital growth drivers of the Indian economy — its retail sector.Inexplicably, the government and its babus’ muddled