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  • the big story / Lead Story

    Crowning or fading glory: What will the new HDFC Bank chief deliver?

    The bank is facing a perception crisis with high-level exits and the RBI stricture, just as the competitive landscape is changing with freshly-minted fintech companies  

    January 01, 2021
  • markets / Feature

    Jingoism buried, IPO done, stock price up 50%. What next for Gland Pharma?

    Its IPO was talk of the town, but investors gave it a miss. Now, the company is having the last laugh

    December 10, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    After two blockbuster bets, Info Edge wants to be more. Will investors bite?

    With two unicorns in its bag, the internet company is modelling itself as a VC firm. It is a tempting buy, but pricey 

    November 20, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Tata Motors’ passenger cars swerve back into the race, but need someone to ride shotgun

    The company’s passenger vehicle business seems to be on an impressive rebound in H1FY21. Now, it needs a reliable partner 

    November 20, 2020
  • specials / Where the rich are investing 2020

    "Banks and NBFCs are approaching us to take over real estate projects and are willing to take 40-50% haircut"

    An exclusive roundtable with India's leading private wealth advisors at Outlook Business Upper Crest

    November 13, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    PVR is stuck in a long interval, but it is hopeful of a happy ending

    The pandemic has bruised the multiplex business, but the biggest player might just defeat the airborne villain 

    November 02, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Will the MFI sector survive the acts of god and man?

    It has been put through the wringer over the past decade, with each battering more damaging than the earlier one 

    October 23, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    Mayur Uniquoters is knitting a new growth story with rugged determination

    The artificial leather manufacturer is expanding its high-margin business to tide over the growth slowdown 

    October 23, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    Cochin Shipyard has been sailing at full steam. Now, the weather is turning rough

    The PSU is navigating a rough sea, and time will prove if it is the sturdiest sailor around  

    October 08, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Investors, Sanjiv Bajaj aur COVID-19. Can their love last?

    Bajaj Finance has been an investor favourite but can they put the COVID stress behind and live happily ever after

    October 08, 2020
  • specials / The outperformers 2020

    What’s happening at Coforge is more than just a name change

    CEO Sudhir Singh believes his new team and an aggressive incentive structure could soon take the company to the billion-dollar mark 

    September 30, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Is India's largest insurer as rock-solid as it is made out to be?

    LIC's opaque fund management, dismal capital allocation and low profitability are cause for concern 

    September 11, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Is Patu Keswani's back-up plan hospitable enough?

    Premium midscale chain, Lemon Tree, may be among the few that could survive when the dust settles down 

    August 17, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Anil Agarwal is taking public investors for a ride, with Vedanta’s delisting

    For the metals and mining tycoon, the latest attempt at taking Vedanta private is a tried-and-trusted method to maximize promoter value

    June 22, 2020