Economy

CEO’s Reading List: June 6, 2020

| Updated on June 06, 2020 Published on June 06, 2020

Here’s a curated reading list of BL’s most interesting stories on the economy and corporate world from the past week.

Deal-making spree

Reliance Jio’s fund raising spree continued with Silver Lake investing another tranche.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/silver-lake-to-invest-4546-crore-more-in-jio-platforms-for-additional-2-stake/article31760973.ece?homepage=true

Revival strategy

Focus on job intensive sectors, says Suresh Prabhu.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/to-revive-economy-india-has-to-focus-on-sectors-with-pull-effect-suresh-prabhu/article31750955.ece?utm_source=udmprecommendation_economy&utm_medium=rightbar&transactionId=WlyXol9hQZbi4fdY1GRSIDW7h6sV68jC

Refocussing

FMCG companies focus on rural and direct-to-consumer.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/macro-economy/fmcg-companies-pin-hopes-on-rural-demand-to-ramp-up-direct-distribution/article31758871.ece

Monsoon’s here

The South West monsoon is gathering steam.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/monsoon-picking-up-pace-in-arabian-sea-bay-of-bengal/article31759384.ece

Temporarily barred

The Ordinance suspending insolvency proceedings during Covid was passed on Friday.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/corporate-insolvency-suspension-ordinance-promulgated/article31760475.ece?utm_source=udmprecommendation_stock-markets&utm_medium=rightbar&transactionId=F3rPE64oVfVDyG5rUibJHIJm9JDjBDEY

ECB worries

Why Moody’s downgrade has India Inc in a tizzy!

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/india-incs-ecb-level-in-focus-as-moodys-cuts-rating-on-banks-other-companies/article31756280.ece

No fly

Airlines aren’t seeing tickets fly off their sites!

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/airlines-on-a-wing-and-prayer-with-tepid-demand-for-tickets/article31756316.ece?utm_source=udmprecommendation_money-and-banking&utm_medium=rightbar&transactionId=c9aT15SvgL2baZV7RXJMG0Jla1Pgp2Kj

Covid loans

SBI has disbursed over Rs 17,000 crore worth of Covid loans.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/money-and-banking/covid-impact-sbi-sanctions-loans-worth-17116-crore/article31759654.ece?utm_source=udmprecommendation_macro-economy&utm_medium=rightbar&transactionId=I3S94aVFhc85cCx29OmlyrsQ1qzaSzdA

Open doors

The recent reforms make contract farming more attractive

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/more-players-may-enter-contract-farming/article31741794.ece?utm_source=taboola

Workations

Sick of working from home? Take a workation!

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/people-at-work/the-hospitality-shift-from-staycations-to-workations/article31745945.ece

 

Compiled by Aarati Krishnan

Published on June 06, 2020
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