European markets climb higher; British PM set to face leadership challenge; Colruyt shares jump 8%

European stocks were higher Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump said he was upbeat about the chances of securing a trade deal with China. Meanwhile, sterling was weighed down on news that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no-confidence from members of her own Conservative party later in the session. The pan-European More...

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By Loknath Das On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Who is Anand Piramal, the man Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha is marrying?

Ajay Piramal’s son Anand is tying the knot with Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha on December 12 this year India is still recovering from the extravaganza that was this past weekend, thanks More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Cramer Remix: The trade war isn’t about trade—it’s about global domination

Cramer Remix: The trade war isn’t about trade—it’s about global domination   7:05 PM ET Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | 01:05 Contrary to what some investors might believe, the U.S.-China trade dispute More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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What Edelweiss’ reported stake sale in wealth, AMC business means for stock

Edelweiss Financial Services, one of the fastest growing non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) in the country, is considering part monetization of its stake (around 20-25 percent) in its wealth and asset More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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More Best Practices For F&B Companies

My last article discussed many good practices for emerging F&B companies, from setup to operating agreements. There are many other best practices for profitable, mature F&B companies as well. Banking Companies More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Private equity firms are making bigger and bolder investments In India

PE funds are now increasingly investing in buyouts, cutting bigger cheques and snapping up larger stakes in target companies. In August, $1.6 billion worth of PE transactions took place across 50 deals with buyout More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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New MacBook Pro May Be Perfect for Small Businesses Seeking Speed and High Functionality

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) just announced the availability of the new 13″ and 15″ MacBook Pro line of laptops. And if you are in the market for a powerful laptop for your small business, make sure you at least take More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Natural gas, jet fuel may come under GST ambit, which companies will benefit?

With the Goods & Services Tax completing 1 year since its rollout, the GST Council is now considering bringing natural gas and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) under the tax ambit on an experimental basis. The inclusion More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Companies must let customers cancel subscriptions online, California law says

Subscription services for news, food and beauty products have to make cancelations clear and straightforward, a new California law says. A California law that went into effect July 1 is aimed at making it easier More...