Anil Sasi is National Business Editor with the Indian Express and writes on business and finance issues. He has worked with The Hindu Business Line and Business Standard and is an alumnus of Delhi University.
Lina Khan, 32, President Joe Biden's choice to lead the US competition regulator, wrote a seminal critique of Amazon's business practices four years ago, and is one of America's most prominent critics of the power of Big Tech. What does her appointment indicate for antitrust policy in the US and elsewhere?
While WhatsApp wants the new rules quashed, the Centre has argued that the rules pertaining to tracking the first originator are an example of “reasonable restriction” to which the “fundamental right to privacy is subject”.
The US Federal Reserve is going to issue a paper shortly that will focus on the benefits and risks of a central bank digital currency, seeking public comment on whether it should go ahead with the plan and flagging the risks etc.
According to Bharat Biotech, the firm will supply more than 50 percent of its production to the Centre at Rs 150 a dose. The higher rates for States and private hospitals are necessitated by its needs to fund R&D for other vaccines, the company said.
The NDA government is learnt to have negotiated the cost of Covishield — Serum Institute of India’s (SII) version of the AstraZeneca-University of Oxford vaccine -- to Rs 150 plus GST, or around $2.02, per dose.
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has urged G20 nations to move towards a global minimum corporate tax. What can this mean for India, other economies, and corporations that benefit from low-tax regimes?
The disruption of supply chains has created a shortage of chips, forcing automobile makers to slow down production. How does the global chipmaking industry work, and how did similar shocks play out earlier?
The biggest impact on the oil trade and crude prices will be if the freeing of the container ship ‘Ever Given’ takes weeks, as is now being predicted. The longer the closure, the more disruptive the impact is likely to be.
From Gurugram to Srirangapatna, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown-induced economic distress deepened a structural problem that India’s labour market was already witnessing -- participation of women in the workforce.