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Everyone reads Business News. But whats the story behind the news In Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhragava analyzes important happenings from the Business World. For, Indepth understanding of Business and Finance developments, listen to Business TitBits.

  • Business Tit Bits: The Economy and The Budget
    13 min 33 sec

    Business Tit Bits: The Economy and The Budget Nirmala Sitharaman BJP Delhi

  • Business Tit-Bits: From February To April
    12 min 26 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: India's Uncontrolled Corporates
    14 min 15 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter

  • Business Tit-Bits: The HDFC Merger
    14 min 10 sec

    In the biggest merger in the history of India Inc, mortgage firm HDFC Ltd will merge with HDFC Bank, creating a banking behemoth with a market capitalisation of Rs 14 lakh crore. After the merger, HDFC Bank will be 100 per cent owned by public shareholders, and existing shareholders of HDFC Ltd will own 41 per cent of HDFC Bank. Shareholders of HDFC Ltd will receive 42 shares of HDFC Bank face value of Re 1 each for 25 shares of HDFC Ltd of Rs 2 each — a ratio of 1:1.68. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Anil Ambani Resigns...So What??
    12 min 38 sec

    Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Friday resigned as director of Reliance Power and Reliance Infrastructure, following markets regulator SEBI order restraining him from associating with any listed company. Anil D Ambani, nonexecutive director, steps down from the board of Reliance Power in compliance of SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India interim order, Reliance Power said in a BSE filing. In a separate filing to the stock exchange, Reliance Infrastructure said that Anil Ambani has stepped down from its board in compliance of SEBI interim order.

  • Business Tit Bits: RUIAS GO SCOT FREE
    12 min 36 sec

    In this episode, our finance editor Akhilesh Bhargava talks about DRTs dismissal of SBI’s plea against Ruias in Essar Steel personal guarantee case.

  • TAKEOFF vs LANDING| BUSINESS TIT BITS
    12 min 47 sec

    TAKEOFF vs LANDING BUSINESS TIT BITS

  • Business Tit-Bits: Will Interest Rate Hikes Work???
    15 min 14 sec

    Four successive repo rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India RBI have pushed up interest rates on home loans to the prepandemic levels of June 2019. Now, with interest rates at a threeyear high of 8.19 per cent across categories, housing loans may be staring at a slowdown, after witnessing a 16.4 per cent rise in outstanding during the 12month period ended August 2022. This has come on top of a 11.6 per cent growth in the yearago period. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bharga shares his take.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Has Lord Hanuman Awakened?
    13 min 17 sec

    India and Saudi Arabia are expected to formulate a plan of action for strengthening bilateral cooperation in different areas and projects, including the west coast refinery project, an official statement said on Saturday.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Let's Talk About Jobless Growth| Indian Economy| GDP
    13 min 30 sec

    India’s jobless growth is a concern and there is a need to boost manufacturing to create employment on a mass scale and take advantage of the global factors. The government is creating jobs, but in the private sector it’s only happening in the lower end of the gig economy, according to Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: IMF, Corporate Profits and MSME Closures
    12 min 42 sec

    The International Monetary Fund IMF on Tuesday slashed Indias economic outlook for financial year 202223 to 7.4. The outlook has been revised down by 0.8 percentage point. The forecast is sharply lower than IMFs previous estimate of 8.2 for FY23. However, it is marginally higher than Reserve Bank of Indias RBI latest estimate of 7.2 growth rate for FY23. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Currencies In Turmoil
    13 min 20 sec

    At present Currencies around the world were being pushed down by the dollar as countries sought to combat inflation by raising interest rates at the risk of entering a recession. Major global currencies such as the Euro, Pound, Yen, Australian Dollar, Swiss Franc, and New Zealand Dollar have fallen between 8 and 17 percent this year, according to Trading Economics data. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Start Ups, Pack Up
    13 min 13 sec

    Amid a funding crunch globally, frugality and unit economics have become the buzz words among startups as they focus more on profitability and curtailing costs. Investors, founders and recruiters we spoke to said there will be a costcutting drive across startups amid increased investor scrutiny of moneyguzzling business models. Marketing budgets are getting slashed, layoffs are becoming commonplace, founders and top management are taking pay cuts, and perquisites — that include free food at the workplace — are being taken away, at least at some startups for the time being.

  • Business Tit-Bits: SBI's Numbers Don't Impress |
    12 min 13 sec

    Country’s biggest stateowned lender, State Bank of India SBI, on Friday reported 41.2 per cent yearonyear YoY rise in net profit at Rs 9,113.5 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2022 Q4FY22. The lender also announced dividend of Rs 7.10 per share. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits Monetary Policy Roller Coaster
    14 min 18 sec

    RBI is confident of exiting from ultraloose monetary policy smoothly and ensuring a soft landing for the economy, said Governor Shakikanta Das at a banking event, the FE Modern BFSI Summit on June 17. The governor truly and sincerely believes the Reserve Bank of India was in sync with the requirements of the economy, he said at an inaugural address at the FE Modern BFSI Summit. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: USA-India And The IPEF
    12 min 49 sec

    U.S. President Joe Biden announced the launch of the IndoPacific Economic Framework IPEF, which includes a dozen IndoPacific countries and is designed to provide a counterweight against Chinese economic clout in the region. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Fuel Tax Cuts, Not Enough
    12 min 30 sec

    The Centre on Saturday finally slashed excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 8 and Rs 6 per litre respectively. This will reduce the price of petrol by Rs 9.5 per litre and of diesel by Rs 7 per litre. Taking to Twitter, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, It Excise duty cut will have revenue implication of around Rs one lakh crore/year for the government. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter

  • Business Tit Bits: Are We In Recession?
    13 min 5 sec

    Nomura has cut its 2023 forecast for economic growth in India, as measured by the gross domestic product GDP, to 4.7 per cent from its earlier projection of 5.4 per cent amid recession fears and rising interest rates. In this episode of business tit bits our Business Editor Mr.Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter

  • Business Tit-Bits: Going, Going, Gone Mechanic...
    14 min 51 sec

    Car workshop and auto spare parts platform, GoMechanic is going to let go of approximately 70 of its workforce. This was announced by cofounder Amit Bhasin in a long LinkedIn post. GoMechanic, which offers everything from mechanics to carwashing services on an app, bills itself as having India’s largest auto service center network. With its funding round in jeopardy, the startup is now facing a cash crunch, the people said.

  • Business Tit-Bits: THE BOMBAY DYEING FRAUD - UNANSWERED QUESTIONS|
    14 min 18 sec

    Sebi on 22 October has barred 10 entities, including Bombay Dyeing Manufacturing Company Ltd and its promoters Nusli N Wadia, Ness Wadia and Jehangir Wadia from the securities markets for up to two years.

  • Business Tit Bits: Consumer Spending Matters The Most
    12 min 3 sec

    Business Tit Bits: Consumer Spending Matters The Most

  • Business Tit-Bits: The Challenges That Rishi Sunak Faces
    12 min 48 sec

    As Rishi Sunak takes over the reins in Great Britain several issues have cropped up needing his decision as the country’s leader. In this episode of the Business Tit Bits, Our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Is The RBI Overreacting???| Reserve Bank of India| FM Nirmala Sitharaman
    13 min 26 sec

    The Indian central bank likely sold dollars via staterun banks on Thursday after worries over surging U.S. Treasury yields pushed the local currency to a record low, traders told Reuters. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: 5% To 8% GST In 2023
    13 min 31 sec

    The GST Council in its next meeting may look at raising the lowest tax slab to 8 per cent, from 5 per cent, and prune the exemption list in the Goods and Services Tax regime as it looks to increase revenues and do away with states dependence on Centre for compensation, sources said on Sunday. A panel of state finance ministers is likely to submit its report by this month end to the Council suggesting various steps to raise revenue, including hiking the lowest slab and rationalising the slab. Currently, GST is a fourtier structure attracting a tax rate of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: UNEMPLOYMENT & THE PM’s HELICOPTER VIEW
    13 min 15 sec

    In this episodes, our finance editor talks about rising unemployment in the country and analyses the steps taken by Modi government.

  • Business Tit-Bits: When Will Growth Return???
    12 min 48 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take.

  • Business Tit-Bits: A Misleading FICCI Survey
    12 min 29 sec

    In this episode, our finance editor Akhilesh Bhargava talks about the recent survey by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Industry FICCI on Business confidence.

  • Business Tit-Bits: The Party Is Over
    14 min 18 sec

    The Reserve Bank of India RBI in a sudden move on Wednesday raised the policy repo rate by 40 basis points bps to 4.4 and the Cash Reserve Ratio CRR by 50 basis points to 4.5. Making an unscheduled announcement, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the Monetary Policy Committee MPC of the RBI met in an offcycle meet and decided to increase the policy rates to curb the rising inflation. Despite the rate increase, the RBI would maintain its ‘accommodative’ stance, even as the fundamentals of the Indian economy remained strong, he stated.In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Adani Etc Buy, But Not Invest |
    12 min 29 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: How Good Is 7.5%???| GDP| Indian Economy
    12 min 59 sec

    India’s real gross domestic product GDP is set to grow 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal year FY23 and this will make it the fastestgrowing major economy in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, while virtually addressing the BRICS Business Forum. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: India's Gambling Addas
    13 min 55 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our business editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: LIC IPO, A Hype and Hoax |
    13 min 38 sec

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  • Business Tit-Bits: Brickwork Walled By SEBI
    13 min 42 sec

    Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India SEBI and banking regulator Reserve Bank of India RBI on Wednesday separately issued standard operating procedure for interoperable regulatory sandbox in a bid to facilitate testing of innovative products falling within the regulatory ambit of more than one financial sector regulators. Financial products or service providers whose business models fall within the remit of more than one financial sector regulator such as RBI, SEBI, IRDAI Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, PFRDA Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority and IFSCA International Financial Services Centres Authority will be considered for the testing under Interoperable Regulatory Sandbox IoRS. In this episode of the Business Tit bits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take.

  • Business Tit-Bits: From Pause To Exit| FDI| US Investment |
    12 min 23 sec

    The Biden administration must be alarmed by the recent decisions by several foreign corporations to either pull out of the Indian market or put their longterm plans on hold. The U.S. has, for years, hoped to assist India’s rise as a way of checking China’s growing power. But even though India is the world’s fastest growing major economy, its economic policies continue to disappoint American, European and Japanese officials and investors. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr AKhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Chitra and The NSE COLO Scam |
    14 min 56 sec

    Market regulator Sebi has penalised 18 entities, including the National Stock Exchange NSE, its former managing director Chitra Ramkrishna and group president Ravi Varanasi, in the ‘dark fibre’ case. The Securities and Exchange Board of India Sebi has imposed penalties of Rs 7 crore on the NSE, and Rs 5 crore each on Ramkrishna and Varanasi. It also levied a fine of Rs 5 crore on former NSE group operating officer Anand Subramanian. Further, it slapped a fine of Rs 6 crore on Way2Wealth Brokers, Rs 5 crore on GKN Securities and Rs 3 crore on Sampark Infotainment. According to a Sebi order passed Tuesday, they have been asked to pay the total amount of penalty within 45 days. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: The ED and Xiaomi
    12 min 47 sec

    The Enforcement Directorate has slammed Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomis claim that its officers had threatened employees and their families with violence as baseless. The ED also rubbished Xiaomi claims that statements by its India employees were recorded under coercion and that the charges relating to violations of the foreign exchange act were an afterthought.In a statement issued Saturday the Enforcement Directorate stressed that it is a professional agency with strong work ethics, and there was no coercion or threat to the officers of the company at any point of time.

  • Business Tit-Bits: HUL Results And GST Collections
    12 min 41 sec

    Hindustan Unilever’s chief Sanjiv Mehta has spent 30 years at the fastmoving consumer goods FMCG giant and he’s worried – he said has not seen inflation of this kind before and has a warning for the government. The maker of Vaseline, Kwality Wall’s ice cream and Surf Excel is worried about the rise in inflation and the ongoing volatility across the world. Hindustan Unilever HUL is the oldest and the largest FMCG company in India and has dozens of brands under its name – brands which have been household names for a long, long time. In other news, the monthly collection under the Goods and Services Tax GST has peaked to an alltime high of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April 2022, according to a statement by the Finance Ministry on May 1. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Connecting The Fraud Dots
    13 min 10 sec

    In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Elon Musk's Hostile Tweet
    12 min 36 sec

    Tesla chief Elon Musk has launched a hostile takeover bid for Twitter, insisting it was a best and final offer and that he was the only person capable of unlocking the full potential of the platform. Musk offered 54.20 a share, which values the social media firm at 43.4 billion, in a filing dated Wednesday April 13 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. So basically he offered to buy 100 of twitter, for 43 billions on Twitter itself. Just to give you a sense of how much 43Billion dollars are. Sri Lankas debt are about the same or I would say a little over 43 billion dollars. and then this happened at one of the protests in Sri Lanka too. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: White To Black and Black To White | Tax | Black Money | Swiss Bank | Hero
    13 min 16 sec

    Business TitBits: White To Black and Black To White

  • Business Tit-Bits: Cryptos...The Way Ahead| Crypto Tax| Bitcoin| Cryptocurrency
    11 min 58 sec

    Cryptocurrency investors in India will have to pay tax under the new scheme for Taxation of Virtual Digital Assets from April 1. The Union Budget 202223 brought in clarity pertaining the levy of income tax on crypto assets. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Chinese Connects, PayTM Is Not The Only one
    12 min 53 sec

    Payment giant Paytms transaction processing arm Paytm Payments Bank was recently directed to not take on new customers over the companys failure to comply with rules about data. In addition, Paytm Payments Bank also didnt verify its customers properly, annual inspections by Indias central authority the Reserve Bank of India found. It turns out that Paytm was also allowing its servers to share information with entities based out of China. These included ones that indirectly had a stake in Paytm Payments Bank. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: A Strong Dollar and The Weakening Rupee
    13 min 18 sec

    Dollar is strengthening incessantly. So obviously, all other currencies are performing against the strengthening dollar., said FM Nirmala Sitharaman. In this episode of the Business TitBits our Business editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava share his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: The Realities of Consumer Spendings
    12 min 42 sec

    The nineday Navratri festival, which concluded with Dussehra on Wednesday, has brought unexpected riches to retailers of consumerfacing firms despite persistently high inflation and rate increases by the Reserve Bank of India. In this episode of the Business TitBits our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Directionless Budget
    14 min 14 sec

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Union Budget 2023 has announced attractive incentives and rebates in the new income tax regime, a steep hike in capital investments and the biggest ever outlay in railways. The rebate limit in the new tax regime is increased from Rs 5 lakh to 7 lakh and there is a corresponding easing of the tax slabs. The new tax regime is the default. Sitharaman has proposed an increase in capex by 33 per cent to Rs 10 lakh crore. States are also being incentivised to spend more on infra. Rs 2.40 lakh crore has been allocated for Indian Railways, which is the highest ever. In this episode of the BUsiness TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit Bits: Middle Class,Finance Ministers And The Budget
    13 min 34 sec

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the central government will continue to work for the middle class, as she gears up to announce the Union Budget 2023 in less than three weeks. Sitharaman said she belongs to a middle class family and understands the pressures they face, adding that the BJPled NDA government has not imposed any new tax on the middle class in any budget so far

  • Business Tit-Bits: The Economy and Diwali Optimism
    11 min 51 sec

    Diwali is just not a religious or cultural festival it has a huge impact on our economy as well. We all have our buying list for Diwali sales. The festive season falls in the mid of the Financial year April to March. The season itself not only gives a hint about the current economic condition but also impacts the sentiment of the market for the rest of the financial year. Business worth more than 25,000 crores has happened in Delhi alone. Still, there are 10 days left in the festival season, so the retail business can surpass the 1.5 lakh crores mark this year. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

  • Business Tit-Bits: Foreign Funds Under The Scanner | Akhilesh Bhargava | CBI | FCRA | NGO
    13 min 55 sec

    The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI has named 10 nongovernment organisations NGOs, including Omidyar, a USbased organization, as accused in the case of allegedly conspiring to illegally facilitate the registration and renewal of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act FCRA licences. FCRA is a mandatory requirement to receive foreign funds. In this episode of the Business TitBits, our Business Editor Mr Akhilesh Bhargava shares his take on the matter.

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