The cabinet significantly eased entry barriers in the state-dominated petrol pump business to encourage competition from Indian and foreign firms. It also approved a revival package for state-owned telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone NigamNSE 4.92 % Ltd (MTNL) that aims at the eventual merger of the witheringRead More →

Mortgage rates are up but there’s still good news for homebuyers. GETTY Mortgage rates continued their ping-ponging this week, inching up to 3.69%, according to Freddie Mac. That’s .12% higher than last week, but still 1.16% lower than this time last year. The Mortgage Bankers Association, which measures rates onRead More →

Big data analytics: it’s a hot topic area that is in-demand. For employers, analytics skills are some of the hardest skills to recruit in MBA graduates, so having a focus in this high-tech career path could be your ticket to a lucrative position. Tim Chan completed a degree in Computing Mathematics and,Read More →

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing and Advertising 2019 finds that marketing teams that ignore the real-time nature of customer behavior and expectations could see “full-scale media crisis.” Maybe but regardless, real-time marketing is no walk in the park because, as Gartner researchers noted, marketers still “struggle for relevance in core customer engagement momentsRead More →

Currency market volatility has been a consistent problem in emerging markets. Year after year, currencies are devalued in an attempt to boost economic growth but only serve to worsen external debt problems. Last year was particularly bad as we saw major declines in the Turkish lira, Argentine peso, and theRead More →

Jana Small Finance Bank recognised 3 extraordinary women at the Financial Inclusion Conclave who have turned their adversity into an opportunity to become economically self-sufficient The Financial Inclusion Conclave organised by Jana Small Finance Bank in partnership with Times Network brought together policy makers and industry leaders on a singleRead More →