Modi’s five ‘I’s to make India self-reliant economy; tells industry to ‘trust me’, govt is supporting you

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today listed out five ‘I’s to make India a self-reliant economy. The intent, inclusion, investment, infrastructure, and innovation are of utmost importance to make a self-reliant India, PM Modi said in an address at a CII... Read more

Dear Zindagi: Listing may make LIC most valuable company

(This story originally appeared in  on Feb 02, 2020) Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), when it lists, has the potential to zoom straight to the top of market capitalisation rankings in the domestic bourses as it’s expected to emerge as the country’s most valuable... Read more

“Make in India 2.0 to Boost Overall Industry Growth” comes out strong from National Seminar at Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME)

Mumbai: The two-day National Seminar hosted by XIME on ‘Make in India: Making It Work’ ended with amazing power packed sessions highlighting ways in which not only the manufacturing industry but all industries including SMEs and start-ups can contribute towards... Read more

4 key drivers to help make Indian economy more competitive: Rajiv Kumar, Niti Aayog

State-wise targets are important because once you drill down at that level, then things can actually take shape rather than just talking in air, says Rajiv Kumar, VC, Niti Aayog, in an interview with ETNOW. Fixing infra deficit, cost of credit, labour... Read more

Can insurance industry make better use of big data analytics?

Big data has helped the financial services industry, including the insurance industry, evolve like never before. More and more traditional insurers as well as insurtech companies are using data analytics to improve customer experience. But are insurers utilizing big data to its fullest... Read more

Amazon bet on Arm could weaken Intel’s hold on data centers, which make up one-third of its business

Kazuhiro Nogi | AFP | Getty Images SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son Energy-efficient processors based on the Arm architecture could be more widely deployed after Amazon Web Services’ introduction of Arm-based cloud-computing resources for developers this week. The prospect of... Read more

Tesla may be making a perilous mistake trying to make Autopilot into a full self-driving system

Tesla has remained committed to a vision of is Autopilot system becoming a completely autonomous driving system. But nothing about Autopilot suggests that it will be able to move into the new business of autonomous mobility, which is being pioneered by GM’s Cruise... Read more

Get ‘high’ on wine investing: Yes, you can make big money there; here’s how

In the 1988 comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Michael Caine tells Steve Martin: “You can’t drink them, Freddy. They’re far too valuable.” Martin: “So you sell them?” Caine: “I’d never sell them, they mean too much to me.” For any wine... Read more

Why retail investors don’t make money when investing directly in equity

Herd behavior drags investors towards overvalued securities. Economic theory says human beings are rational agents and their investment ideas are goaloriented, evaluative, consistent and free from emotions. However, in reality, the investment behaviour of retail investors can often be irrational. Data pertaining... Read more

60% of Visual Artist Businesses Make Less than Half the Average American Household Income

Creating a business as an artist may present a significant financial challenge, a recent study suggests. The study on the financial state of visual artists by The Creative Independent reveals 60% of artists responding to a survey were earning less than half... Read more