CEO Reading List: January 4, 2020

| Updated on January 04, 2020 Published on January 04, 2020

Happy New Year, folks! Hoping to catch up all the news you missed in the New Year revelries before you get down to work? Here’s a curated reading list of BL’s most important economy/policy stories for the week ended January 4.


US air strikes on Iran’s top general promise to make next week action-packed for oil, with Iran threatening retaliation.

Read: Does an oil shock loom as US-Iran face off?

On appeal

Ratan Tata in his personal capacity, has appealed in the SC against the NCLAT order reinstating Mistry at Tata group Boards

Read more: Mistry case: Ratan Tata moves Supreme Court in personal capacity

Up in arms

The trade unions plan an all-India strike against the newly introduced labour codes on January 8.

Also read: Talks with Minister fails, unions to go ahead with Jan 8 strike

Truth or dare

Katherine Eban’s investigative book on the Indian pharma industry – Bottle of Lies- has caught the eye of the sector regulator

Read more: Bottle of Lies proves a bitter medicine for DCGI

Increments please

The economy may be sluggish, but salary growth expectations in India seem to be flying high

Read more: At 9.2%, salary growth in India set to be the highest in Asia

Losing eyeballs

Why have TV sales slowed in the last three years? Perhaps owing to shifting viewer preferences, finds this story 

Also read: Why TV sales present a blurred picture this fiscal

Shying away

CAA protests are dampening tourist inflow into India in the months that matter

Read more: CAA protests hit tourism sector

Glimmer of hope

The PMI offered glimmers of hope by showing good expansion in December

Also read: Solid rise in factory orders boosts manufacturing PMI in December

GST improvement

So did GST collections which remained above the Rs 1 lakh crore mark

Read more: GST mop-up rises to ₹1.03-lakh cr in Dec


Compiled by Aarati Krishnan

Published on January 04, 2020
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