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  • L&T Trust holding is to ring-fence c from hostile bids: A M Naik

    L&T chairman A M Naik believes that the Indian industry still needs protection. Like in China, which subsidises its exports, India also needs to protect and promote exports, Naik tells Mihir Bhatt in an interview.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 7:35am
  • RBI watching Fed move, fiscal spend: Raghuram Rajan

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of Reserve Bank of India, says if inflation comes down the central bank may cut rates. In an interview with Mihir Bhatt, Rajan spoke about various issues from rate-cut outlook to frauds in banking system to Modi's one year in office. Exceprts from the interview.

    Friday, 10 April 2015 - 7:33am
  • Interview: Inflation will take a while to ease, says HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh

    There is a lot of of optimism in the country given the new government, there is a sense of positivity that has taken over. Do you think actions taken by new government so far are promising?

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 4:58am
  • 'Acche din' for borrowers will take some time, says RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan believes that the sentiment has changed a lot after the new government took over and that stability is key to this sentimental improvement. He also feels that India is well positioned to take advantage of the global scenario and rate cycle right...

    Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 6:15pm
  • Improvement in real economy will take 2-3 quarters: Arundhati Bhattacharya

    Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), says it would take around 2-3 quarters for improvement in the real economy. "Recovery in different sectors will help reduce non-performing assets (NPAs). Sectors like infra, iron and steel and textile that were under pressure, will see...

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014 - 6:25am
  • SUV owners get more diesel subsidies than farmers: SBI chairman

    Though changes cannot be expected in the economy in a month, May 16 has ushered in new hope for the people, the markets and the international investors. SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya, who is in charge of the largest bank in India, says the government needs to control its deficits and...

    Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 9:45am
  • Change in government has improved business sentiment: Ajit Gulabchand

    Ajit Gulabchand, Chairman and MD of HCC, does not mince words when he criticises the UPA-led government. "Measures taken by the past government led to lot of disappointment in the environment and have affected our economy a lot. People were afraid to invest in such environment." He hopes that the...

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 6:35am
  • Government needs to de-bottleneck stalled projects to revive confidence: Chanda Kochhar

    Chanda Kochhar, managing director and CEO of ICICI Bank, wants the government to see how it can increase revenues and reduce certain expenditure. "To handle fiscal consolidation and inflation, the government needs to look at much bigger structural steps," she says in an interview with Mihir Bhatt.

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • First expectation from #Budget2014 is to de-bottleneck existing projects and give clarity on rules: Chanda Kochhar

    One of India's prominent Managing Director known for her articulate nature and immaculate sense of running the country's largest banking chain, Chanda Kochhar spoke to Zee news about her expectations from the upcoming budget. Below are excerpts from the interview:  All are believing that acche din...

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 9:32am
  • Subsidy reduction will help interest rates come down: Shikha Sharma

    The government needs to continue with its pro-growth, pro-development message and take rational decision to take out some of the negatives. The budget should provide some signals about creating capacity for infrastructure investment through divestment or through creating a long-term savings market...

    Saturday, 28 June 2014 - 6:20am