20, Apr, 2019
HSBC retains buy on Reliance Industries, expects strong growth in grocery business

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Global brokerage house HSBC has retained buy call on Reliance Industries, the oil-retail-to-telecom major, with a price target of Rs 1,500 per share, implying 12 percent potential upside from current levels. The stock has been one of the biggest gainers in last one year among largecaps, rising 46 percent while in […]

A 93-year-old bank in Tamil Nadu is moving to Mumbai. The boards of Lakshmi Vilas BankNSE 4.98 % (LVB) and IndiabullsNSE 6.14 %Housing Finance this week approved the merger between the two to create what would be known as the ‘Indiabulls Lakshmi Vilas Bank’, with a combined loan book of Rs 1.23 lakh […]

Novo, a startup mobile bank aimed at small business, has said it raised $4.8 million in venture seed financing led by Crosslink Capital, along with Red Sea Ventures and RRE. Other investors in the funding round include Hack VC, Rainfall and the Stanford Law School Venture Fund, according to a company […]

The chase for arranging funds has been the most despicable aspect of any business entrepreneur’s existence from times of yore. Many aspirants abandon their dream to assemble, make, and improve and easily succumb to the poor situation without understanding that a good business thought will eventually pool in the abundance […]

In a strange competition that has been held in Oulu, Finland since 2014, people are required to pitch their business ideas to probable investors while standing in an ice hole. Called the Polar Bear Pitching competition, winners of the competition receive a prize of €10,000. Participants in the Polar Bear […]

Honda scooters drive two-wheeler growth in north India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has achieved another sales milestone, with customers in north India crossing the 60 lakh sales mark in the company’s 18th year of operations. The 60,00,000 sales milestone has been driven by demand for Honda two-wheelers in the […]

Pace your career by decade, not accomplishment.JONATHANBORBA/UNSPLASH When it comes to managing our careers, we tend to think of our five year plans more than our long-term legacy, and that can ultimately hold us back in ways we don’t initially realize. Though there’s certainly no one set of prescriptive advice […]

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is in the top 10 government bodies for LGBT staff for the first time. The Stonewall Workplace Equality Index ranks organisations on inclusivity and equality in the workplace. The Department has moved up 269 places in just 2 years, now ranking at 101. Minister […]

Marketing is one of the most important tools in the business ecosystem these days. It is not a magic wand that can set anything straight and right with the swirl of a stick. Marketing requires a series of intelligent moves and playing your cards right. Moreover, coming to the app […]

Like the Internet, social media, and mobile before, blockchain technologiesrepresent a significant opportunity for enterprise marketers to reduce the cost of marketing operations, create more unique customer experiences, build improved customer relationships, and reduce corporate risk. We’ve been tracking the landscape of companies emerging to disrupt marketing with blockchain technology, and, since our first […]

Božidar Abramović of Omnicom Media Group was elected the new chairman of the Marketing Association of Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) at its latest session. Asked about the priorities, he said that “The first goal is to secure better marketing legislation.” Abramović has been at the helm of Omnicom Media Group for 12 years and […]

The energy trade is burning up. The energy ETF (XLE) just posted its biggest monthly gain since 2015, buoyed by oil’s bestJanuary since 1983. Frank Cappelleri, chief market technician at Instinet, said that kind of advance could fuel an even bigger crude rally which may spill over into energy stocks. […]