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A win-win deal
THE COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC Cooperation Agreement between India and Singapore will mark a watershed in ties between the two countries because of the novelty surrounding the exercise. For, this is the first time that the two are entering into such ... More


Developing ideas on development
Good governance and sound policy reforms will not be enough if the growth rate is to go up and expand employment. The experience of the developed countries since the 1970s reveals the need to get right the innovation system. Innovations would help r aise real wages and expand demand to match the inherent ability to enhance supplies that new technologies afford. The development process has, thus, become complex and cannot be triggered by getting one set of policies right, says A. Vasudevan. More


Fuzziness on the fringe
R Anand on the Guidance Note on FBT accounting More

The touchstone of independence
Would more independent directors ensure better governance, asks K. Parthasarathi More

`Related' revelations
The Irani Committee proposals on related party transactions will help improve corporate governance, says Preeti Malhotra More

Master health check-up of the Big Four
WHAT is the quality of audit conducted by the Big Four? On this, an important report by the Professional Oversight Board for Accountancy (POBA) was out on Monday. POBA is part of Financial Reporting Council (FRC), UK's ... More

The boss who disappeared from his yacht
IN CORPORATE governance there are not always `right' and `wrong' answers, writes Robert Wearing in Cases in Corporate Governance from Sage ( The book compiles stories of nine ... More


Oil is yet again on the front burner
CRUDE is back in news. The US light sweet crude July delivery rose to a 20-year high of $59.52 a barrel before settling at $58.80 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Fuelling crude is a string of developments ... More


The political blame-game
WITH the Ambani brothers burying the hatchet after their mother announced a patch-up formula, stock market indices zoomed, giving the India Story an exciting turn and paving the way for enhanced foreign institutional ... More


Sticklish issues


  • Oil price hike

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