Free Press Journal
  • Don’t stop at ‘Make in India’, restore ‘List in India’

    Make in India as a concept is taking off, though with many stops and starts. But beyond Make in India, there is a need to capture more benefits of Indian economy. The question is how to encash those economic growth potential. Umesh Kudalkar, CFA, founder and ex-CEO of SICOM Ventures and former fund manager of an AIM (London) listed energy fund, has some ideas on how Indian economy and shareholders can get

  • Will elucidate opportunities present in India at Davos: Suresh Prabhu

    New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said that the Indian delegation led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will closely interact with global leaders and major corporations at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • India Inc pitches for ‘statesman’ position for India at Davos

    Davos: As the world leaders await to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s vision for India’s engagement with the world, Indian CEOs today made a strong pitch for a statesman like position for the country to counter the protectionism and domestic rhetoric likely to be presented by countries like the US.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex hits new peak at 35,664.01, Nifty at 10,926.45

    Mumbai: The key stock indices Sensex and Nifty jumped to new highs in early session on foreign fund inflows and persistent buying in blue-chips like RIL that posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings. The 30-share index rose by 152.43 points, or 0.42 percent, to hit a new high of 35,664.01, surpassing its previous intra-day record of 35,542.17 hit on Friday (January 19).

  • India’s economy to beat China’s in 2018

    New Delhi : India will overtake China to be the fastest growing large economy in 2018 and the country’s equity market will become the fifth-largest in the world, says a report. According to a Sanctum Wealth Management report, when the rest of the world offers low growth and insufficient structural change, India, by contrast, is seen as a reforming economy with the prospect of strong long-term growth.

  • 4% of India’s GDP is lost to Malnutrition

    New Delhi : India loses about four per cent of GDP to malnutrition and the trend can be reversed by focusing “on production diversity as well as food fortification at a macro level”, a research paper revealed on Sunday. According to the joint paper published by industry lobby ASSOCHAM and consultancy EY, nearly four per cent of the nation’s GDP is lost due to different forms of malnutrition and that “women and

  • Earnings, crude prices will drive the markets

    Mumbai : The Indian equity markets are expected to be influenced by the ongoing earnings season, along with the F&O expiry this week, experts opined. Besides earnings, global crude oil prices and the direction taken by foreign funds are expected to act as other major triggers, observers said.

  • Foreign holdings: Private banks split

    Mumbai : Private sector banks are split over speculation that the government could remove the cap on foreign holdings in them, with some welcoming it, while others are clearly not enthused by the proposed reform measure.

  • Retirement planning: Are you up for it?

    When it comes to retirement planning, it is never too soon. Even if you are young, in your twenties or your thirties, the fact is that sometime or the other, your productive years are going to come to an end and the regular stream of income that you get either out of your employment or out of your business is going to decline. When such a time comes, you have to ensure

  • Big Bazaar’s ‘Sabse Saste 5 Din’ is back

    Mumbai : Hypermarket, Big Bazaar is back with its ‘Sabse Saste 5 Din’, from January 24 to 28, 2018. The company promises to offer ‘double dhamaka’ this years as it celebrates 12th anniversary of its iconic ‘Sabse Saste 5 Din’.

  • IIDC to be held on February 16

    Mumbai : An organisation specialised in clinical services, clinical dental research and continuing dental education, Smile Care Expert Dental Centre, is holding India International Dental Congress (IIDC) conference in Navi Mumbai.