Outlook Business | Think Beyond Stay Ahead

Across sectors, ‘value’ seems to be taking a backseat, and ‘paying up for quality’ seems to be the mantra

The FY21 Budget has done precious little to encourage investment in the domestic market, which is riddled with expensive stocks

The next inescapable step for the telecom department might be a demand notice running into multi-billion dollars to the country’s largest corporation Reliance Industries

Despite fighting a battle for survival, entrepreneurs are adapting to make the most of a difficult situation

The story of how the chase for high yield ended up hurting KKR India's debt portfolio

On Stands Now

B2B businesses are thriving, gaining billion-dollar valuations and seeing blockbuster listing. Can the good times last?

With the first stone laid for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, the distance between mainland Mumbai and Navi Mumbai is set to shrink

  • A host of start-ups have set Up shop in regional languages — for a Bharat that’s much bigger than India

  • Epigamia has become eponymous with flavoured yoghurt in the country, by transforming the humble dahi into a gourmet lifestyle offering

  • Not Uber or Ola, it’s new-age start-ups such as Mobycy and Yulu who are linking the last mile with their compact e-scooters

  • Growing companies have found a new friend in venture debt funds, who help tide over bad times and enforce much needed financial discipline

  • Kellogg’s breakfast cereal elbowed its way into a difficult market, dominated by idlis and parathas. Now it is bracing up for its next battle

  • In the swiftly changing world of electronics retail, the chain has managed to find its own footing

  • Grappling with bad loans, weak loan growth and leadership uncertainty, its valuation is under pressure

  • One of the earliest fitness companies in India is struggling with a ‘debt-flab’ accumulated over the past few years. What sent things on a nosedive?

  • Rahul Bhasin’s Baring Private Equity India sells Manappuram Finance shares worth Rs 7.21 billion in three transactions

A Horological Wonder

It's the most compelling release from the House of Breguet this year — the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395

  • Bottled treasure

    Cathay Pacific’s Mark Sutch is a passionate oenophile, whose wine collection boasts hundreds of bottles, each carrying a cherished memory

  • Soar like a bird

    Splurge on microlight aircraft from Agni Aviation and Albatross Flying Systems, and play with the wind

  • Kishan Jain

    The director of Goldmedal Electricals cannot get enough of Switzerland — a country he believes is just perfect

  • Rajesh Aggarwal

    Insecticide India MD is a travel enthusiast who visits a new city every year