Mint Asia - 8 Sep 2017

Table of content - Mint Asia (8 Sep 2017)

A TALE OF TWO GOVERNORS
CAPITAL CALCULUS
ASIA WATCH
A TALE OF TWO GOVERNORS
Corrections & Clarifications
A perfumed past
PMI data indicates September quarter likely to be a washout
Succession plans save business and family
Demonetisation: A cup half-empty or half-full?
Banks start moving on second list of defaulters
Doklam stand-off: the takeaways
Economic growth falls more than expected to 5.7% in June quarter
History is sticky: the case of calendars
RBI got back 99% of banned notes
Sales accounted under GST could distort
Top-up premiums for Ulips
Planning your short journeys and long travels
GDP growth even worse than it looks
Sun TV stock basks in IPL spotlight
TAKING STOCK OF THE ECONOMY: CONSUMPTION KEY TO GROWTH
There’s a silver lining, but...
And what’s happening in construction?
Industry has been the worst hit
Growth in fixed assets is no reason for cheer
Growth started slowing before demonetisation
Government spending to the rescue
Private consumption growth is down
It’s official; there’s deflation in agriculture
Exports continue to be a pain point
Economic growth falls more than expected to 5.7% in Q1
Growth to recover in June-September, says NITI Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar
DISRUPTIVE FacTORS
One mystery solved: RBI got back 99% of banned notes
Was demonetisation worth it?
Scope for fewer GST slabs in future, says Jaitley
Grading South-East Asia’s reformers
There is no blueprint for success in consumer brands
Coca-Cola needs fresh juice for its India fizz
Banks start moving on second list of defaulters
IDBI Bank moves SC to restore insolvency case against Jaypee Infra
Banks wary as IRPs look to raise funds in insolvency cases
Amazon India cuts costs, discounts in bid to turn profitable by 2019
Zomato’s valuation may be put at anywhere from $800 million to above $1 billion upon the finalization of the transaction
Zomato in talks to raise up to $200 mn from Ant
Govt eyes Rs2,500 cr from NLC stake sale
Why telcos are looking for a bailout yet again
IndiGo may buy stake in Jet Airways if AI bid fails
Bajaj aims to script success with Triumph
When economists look to the sky
Cabinet nod for GST cess hike on luxury cars, SUVs
When economists look to the sky
SUV PRICES SET TO RISE AGAIN
PE has replaced public markets as a palatable source of capital
PE deals in Vietnam at $770 mn across 19 transactions in FY18
INVESTMENT PATTERN
TPG acquires majority stake in Taiwan’s OPC
IFC may invest in Bangladesh’s Chaldal
Indonesian companies least active acquirers in SE Asia, says report
Blockchain solutions provider Bluzelle closes $1.5 mn funding round
Software developer FlowAccount raises $1.15 mn
GIC, Intiland tie up to develop mixed-use realty project in Jakarta
Intouch leads Series A funding round in Event Pop
SPH Media Fund open to being an LP in European, Israeli VCs
A TALE OF TWO GOVERNORS
A TALE OF TWO GOVERNORS
Urjit Patel: A governor who doesn’t talk but acts
Patel: A governor who doesn’t talk but acts
THE JOURNEY SO FAR
There is conflict of interest when RBI is asked to determine fate of specific loans
Team Modi gets a makeover and a mission
Cabinet revamp highlights govt priorities ahead of 2019 elections
A TALE OF 3 CABINET RESHUFFLES
LeT, JeM declared terror groups in diplomatic victory for India
Rajan—why he does what he does
Modi, Xi Jinping create space to reset India-China relations
India climbs 10 spots on world giving index
India, Switzerland look to boost ties, fight black money
ART OF GIVING
V. ANANTHA NAGESWARAN
ANIL PADMANABHAN
Is a progressive GST possible?
Lessons in corporate governance at Infosys
Doklam stand-off: the takeaways for India
History is sticky: the case of calendars
Succession plans help save businesses and families
NRIs are not required to link Aadhaar with PAN
Planning your short journeys and long travels
Succession plans save family
Top-up premiums for Ulips
PMI data indicates September quarter likely to be a washout
If Trai abolishes IUC, regulatory risk takes a whole new meaning
Sun TV stock basks in IPL spotlight
RED aLERT
GDP numbers: even worse than it looks
US retail shake-up threatens exporters
Infosys’s pain hasn’t exactly been to TCS’s advantage
Sales accounted under GST could distort September quarter picture
Will an earnings recovery elude us in FY19 too?
Is the bump-up in CV sales here to stay?
Note ban pushed households towards financial savings
A PERFUMED PAST
How to entice an aesthete
New notes: a whiff of smoke, a hint of ‘chai’

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