Sangeetha G.
Assistant Editor
Chennai
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Consultations begin on drafting e-comm policy

The newly renamed department of promotion of industry and internal trade has started consulting various stakeholders on drafting an e-commerce policy.

Insurers dance to new tunes to lure millennials

Why should insurance companies conduct a marathon run or a zumba dance event?

Digitization of MSME to become a $10 billion market

Offering digital services to MSMEs is a market that has a potential to grow exponentially in the coming years.

Coriander prices to see more recovery in coming months

For the past two years coriander prices have remained sluggish, though prices started recovering in the second half of last year.

MSME remains a focus sector for government

Though the government continued to dole out incentives for the micro small and medium enterprises in the budget, there seems to be a gap between what the government has been offering and what MSMEs

Goyal gives a ‘filmy surprise’ to entertainment industry

Finance ministers do rarely think about films while drafting the budget. Acting finance minister Piyush Goyal seems to be an exception.

Limited awareness among SMEs restricts growth of online lending platforms

Online lending platforms have not still made significant inroads into the SME sector as lower awareness about the platforms and lower user satisfaction is keeping the growth restricted.

Muthoot wants to take chit fund pan-India, reach out to millennials and executives

Despite being a convenient product offering the benefits of savings and credit, chit fund has hardly penetrated among the youngsters and still remains an old-world financial instrument.

Gold demand marginally down in 2018

India’s gold demand for 2018 was marginally do­wn at 760.4 tonnes in 2018 against 771.2 tonnes in the previous year.

Central bank gold buying at highest level since 1970s

Net purchases of gold by different central banks in 2018 touched the highest level since fiat currencies came into being in 1970s.

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