Category Archives: Business

Deals Buzz: P&G to acquire Merck India business for Rs1,300 crore

In India, Merck’s consumer health business is one of the largest in supplying vitamins, minerals and supplements, with products such as Neurobion, Polybion and Evion. Photo: Bloomberg Mint brings to you your daily dose of top deals reported by newsrooms across the country. NCLT puts ArcelorMittal, Numetal back in the race for Essar Steel The fight for control of bankrupt Essar Read More

24-Year-Old Accountant Gives Up Over 100 Crore Business To Become A Monk

Mokshesh Sheth managed his family business for two years after becoming a chartered accountant. AHMEDABAD:  A 24-year-old chartered accountant belonging to an affluent Jain family has embraced monkhood today. In the process, he has given up on his career and a family business worth over Rs. 100 crores. Mokshesh Sheth managed his family business for two years after becoming a chartered accountant (CA). Read More

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #23: Test your knowledge

1/40 Q1. It is the Japanese concept that means “a reason for being”. Which word fits in the middle? 2/40 Answer: Ikigai 3/40 Q2. Which institution’s name is blanked out. Who runs it now? 4/40 Answer: The Great Eastern Hotel 5/40 Q3. It can be connected to a work where an individual introduces us to the city’s icons, like X Read More

L&T Emerging Businesses Fund: Right calls deliver superior returns

Launched in May 2014, L&T Emerging Businesses Fund is classified under the small and mid-cap equity funds of CRISIL Mutual Fund Ranking. It featured in the top 30 percentile (CRISIL Fund Rank 1 or 2) in the category for three consecutive quarters ended December 2017. S N Lahiri has been managing the equity component of the portfolio since the fund’s inception and Karan Desai foreign Read More

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #22: Test your knowledge

The statue belongs to a person whose name lends to a famous brand of distilled water? Identify the brand? 2/40 Answer: Bisleri 3/40 When British soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy during World War II, they were carrying more than just ammunition for firepower. They carried with them a powdered nutritional supplement called X which had been introduced by Read More

Tata Group looks to simplify its business structure

N. Chandrasekaran, who took over as group chairman in February 2017 after Cyrus Mistry was ejected in a boardroom battle, is seeking to reinvent the Tata Group. Singapore: Tata Sons Ltd chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran said on Friday that the conglomerate is focusing on “simplification, synergy and scale” that may eventually lead to the creation of 32 holding companies. “We are moving Read More

Best 10 Free Accounting Software Packages for Small Business

With a million and one things to do each day, accounting doesn’t always take priority on small business owners to do lists. Taking advantage of accounting software can help small businesses manage invoices and payrolls with greater ease and efficiency. And without any costs to fork out, accounting software is even better when it’s free! Free Accounting Software for Small Business Take Read More

Don’t Waste Time! 37 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Business Productivity (INFOGRAPHIC)

If you are on your computer keyboard all day long for your business, and a couple of more hours when you get home, you should look into using keyboard shortcuts. A new infographic by Parken lists 37 Windows keyboard shortcuts to improve your productivity and save you more time than you might’ve thought of. Although the computer mouse is a very useful Read More

3 Secrets Behind Maximizing Advertising Spend

As a small business owner with big goals, you’re willing to spend money to make money. But you still make it a priority to spend smartly, so investing in something like advertising takes consideration. Once you make the decision to advertise, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting the best results for your money from your advertising spend. When your marketing Read More

10 Reasons to Use Instagram to Promote Your Small Business (INFOGRAPHIC)

With more than 800 million users worldwide, Instagram is one of the most popular social networking sites. It is also a leading platform for small business promotion. But what makes Instagram popular among small business owners? Reasons to Use Instagram for Business Digital company NoHatDigital has compiled a list of the top 10 reasons small businesses should adopt Instagram. Here are some of them. Read More