Funds raised via equity to hit 13-year high at Rs 1.3 lakh cr in 2017; slew of IPOs, OFS in offing

Funds raised via equity to hit 13-year high at Rs 1.3 lakh cr in 2017; slew of IPOs, OFS in offing

Fund-raising via the equity route could cross Rs 1.3 lakh crore in 2017 with companies and financial institutions having mopped up close to Rs 1.07 lakh crore so far.

Hunger index for India: IFPRI joins less than honest analysis and prescriptions club; Surjit Bhalla explains
Hunger index for India: IFPRI joins less than honest analysis and prescriptions club; Surjit Bhalla explains

An ill-informed remedy can only aggravate a patient’s illness, not make her get well.

In festive season, home loans demand hit badly; these reasons really hurt borrowers
In festive season, home loans demand hit badly; these reasons really hurt borrowers

Demonetisation, implementation of the goods and services tax and RERA have taken the sheen off the demand for home loans, which typically sees a spike before the festive season, bankers said.

Taj Mahal tweet by Kerala government after Yogi Adityanath spat with CPM sparks social media storm
Taj Mahal tweet by Kerala government after Yogi Adityanath spat with CPM sparks social media storm

CPI(M)-led Kerala government had seen red when UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath came to Kerala early this month for BJP’s Janaraksha Yatra and found flak with the state on its health indices.

Taj Mahal controversy: Why UP CM Yogi Adityanath did well to put it to rest
Taj Mahal controversy: Why UP CM Yogi Adityanath did well to put it to rest

To be sure, it is not the first time the grand mausoleum built in the early 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz, was the target of ire of fundamentalists.

Indian corporate results season off to good start; here is what is critical for better margins
Indian corporate results season off to good start; here is what is critical for better margins

The disruption in business, due to the GST, is apparent in the results of some companies. At Colgate Palmolive, for instance, profits fell 2% y-o-y in Q2FY18, suggesting a slower-than-expected recovery in the supply chain.

Gold options trading at MCX will help users move to a better future; this is how
Gold options trading at MCX will help users move to a better future; this is how

Commodity exchange MCX offering option trading in gold earlier this week is a welcome addition to the hedging tools available for local businessmen/traders in the country.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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