Month: December 2014

US jobless claims rise, but labor market still strengthening

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased by 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Dec. 27           Read More

Why govt wants a unified gas allocation policy

It will eliminate several anomalies in the current guidelines and redraw the priority list           Read More

TMB strives for growth despite troubles

For investors, TMB is one of the most sought-after banks for its steady profitable streak since inception           Read More

US Treasuries post best year since 2011

Treasuries returned 4.95 per cent in 2014 while long bonds astounded with a 27.23 per cent return, according to data by Barclays from yesterday’s close. Read More

Shyam Ponappa: Three ways to ‘better days’

In 2015, the government should look at three management concepts that will help realise its objectives           Read More

Kanika Datta: Reflections on a copper ashtray

A small memento of Indian business history sits on an occasional table in the drawing room. It is a shiny round metal ashtray, the product of copper mined from Ghatshila, once one of Asia’s oldest copper mines, situated in what is now Jharkhand but …           Read More