The toothpaste makers results this week offer a fresh look at a puzzle: the Indian stock markets apparent disregard for the country's worst humanitarian disaster in almost 75 years.
If you haven't heard of B.1.617 yet, chances are you soon will.
Covid-19 related deaths in India are expected to double in the coming weeks. People across socioeconomic classes are being cremated en masse in large holes in the ground.
After a tightly centralized vaccination drive that has delivered the required two shots to less than 2% of the population, India is opening up its inoculation strategy in the middle of a raging pandemic.
Nationalistic pride may swell chests, but to fill lungs you need air.
A critical component of the myth-making around Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to minimize the contribution of the country's foundational figures.
Even though the rupee is the best emerging-market currency so far this year, 6% isn't adequate risk compensation for 10-year notes.
The world's largest retailer is permeating the complex tapestry of the only billion-people-plus market open to it. And it's doing so by tweaking its business models to suit local preferences, practices, quirks - and Covid-19 disruptions.
The uncertainty is throwing young blockchain firms and programmers into a paroxysm of anxiety: Should they leave or stay? If they hang back, should they do something else with their lives?
Global investors are urging the Securities and Exchange Board of India to fix the upstairs market.
Only two-fifths of the sovereign notes put up for sale have been bought by investors. The rest of the auctions were partially cancelled or devolved on primary dealers.
A bruising battle for supremacy between two of the world's richest men is hogging the limelight, but the silent changes in India's retail landscape deserve equal attention.
When Singapore set up an international financial hub in the late 1960s, the city-state was thinking both fast and slow - seizing an immediate opportunity, and opening a path to long-term economic development.
The idea of a central bank digital currency, which will reside on smartphones but as a direct claim on the state (rather than a bank) is gaining ground everywhere
The equity market is happy for four main reasons. One, there was no major new tax - or an increase in tax rates - to meet the spending goal.