Small Bank Licences to Shake Up Microfinance Business: India Ratings

Small Bank Licences to Shake Up Microfinance Business: India Ratings

New Delhi: The microfinance business will now be dominated by small finance banks (SFBs) which will bring down systematic risk but at the cost of lower returns, India Ratings and Research has said. Of the 10 shortlisted candidates for small...
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Lending to MSMEs Makes Strong Business Sense: Rajan

Lending to MSMEs Makes Strong Business Sense: Rajan

File photo: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said lending to micro, small and medium enterprises’ (MSME) entrepreneurs, particularly in the e-commerce space, makes a strong business sense for...
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Business Tax Returns: 5 Things to Know

Business Tax Returns: 5 Things to Know

The Income Tax Department has recently extended the due date of filing business tax returns to October 31. Businesses – big or small – must file their tax returns. If you are a newbie and don’t know much about laws...
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India on Right Track but Long Way to Go: Nomura

India on Right Track but Long Way to Go: Nomura

New Delhi: India’s improvement in the ease of doing business ranking is a reflection of the series of small steps announced by the government but there is still a long way to go, says a Nomura report. According to the...
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Augmented Reality Mapping Out Tech’s Next Mind-Bending Trip

Augmented Reality Mapping Out Tech’s Next Mind-Bending Trip

Virtual reality is a trip, but an even wilder ride could be around the corner as mind-bending startups and technology trendsetters try to emblazon the world with interactive holograms that enlighten, entertain and empower us. The concept, known as augmented...
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Dear Startups, It’s Time to Be the Best, Not Just the Biggest

Dear Startups, It’s Time to Be the Best, Not Just the Biggest

Launched in India in 2010, Ola has been one of the most successful companies here. It was the most funded startup in 2015, and it’s one of the few companies that has been able to compete with Uber. In September...
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