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Introduction: is the online property of Business Standard Private Limited, publisher of India's leading business daily, Business Standard. The website attracts over 10 million unique visitors every month, the highest such number for any standalone business newspaper website in India.

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 Shyam Saran Recommended by: business-standard The internationalisation of the Chinese currency, the renminbi (RMB), has been one of the key objectives of Chinese economic reform. Progress was steady up until August 2015 when a cumulative 3 per cent devaluation, as part of exchange rate reform, roiled
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard Last week, the Union government announced the appointment of Pravin Srivastava as its chief statistician, filling a post that had remained vacant for over eight months.While the government may pat itself on the back for finding a successor to T C A
From: Buisness-standard By Somasekhar Sundaresan Recommended by: business-standard The government has appointed a committee to review the working of the Competition Act, 2002, and to recommend changes. This is an important opportunity — there is much to be done. Provisions relating to market abuse were made effective in May 2009
From: Buisness-standard By Shankar Acharya Recommended by: business-standard In a recent column (Wanted: Better trade policies, August 9, 2018), I lamented that the revival of higher protective customs tariffs over the past year (especially in the February 2018 Union budget and several times since) has been a damaging reversal
From: Buisness-standard By Shyamal Majumdar Recommended by: business-standard ICICI Bank’s former managing director & chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar was quite fond of talking about her 4C strategy (CASA or current and savings account deposits which are inexpensive; credit quality; cost; and capital conservation). The 4Cs
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard Last Wednesday, the Union finance ministry announced higher import duties on a host of goods. The objectives of the decision were to “curb imports of certain items” and narrow the current account deficit (CAD).The ministry also noted that the value of



From: Buisness-standard By GR Chandrashekhar Recommended by: business-standard The term "gazelle" is meant to identify with small and medium enterprises (SME), which are usually not venture capital-funded and are not lifestyle ventures as well but exhibit a significantly superior growth than other SMEs in an economy. The
From: Buisness-standard By BS Reporter Recommended by: business-standard Information technology (IT) is the highest paid sector in India, with a median gross hourly salary of Rs 346.42, while manufacturing is the least paid at Rs 254.04 per hour, according to the Monster Salary Index (MSI) sectoral reports. The MSI reports for
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From: Buisness-standard By BS Reporter Recommended by: business-standard Looking after your employees is good for business as it can attract 35 per cent more investment from socially responsible funds, a study by an assistant professor of Warwick Business School has found. Onur Tosun looked at 1,585 US corporations and 47
From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard It is likely that the Indian Financial Code may get enacted in the coming Budget session of Parliament. One major issue policy-makers in Delhi may need to be cautious about is the inflation target based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI): Once a quantitative