Business

‘Not shut branches despite poor business due to attachment to Kerala’: Muthoot MD reacts

Fifteen days after scores of employees of the Muthoot Finance Limited began their indefinite strike against the management across various branches in Kerala, George Alexander, the Managing Director (MD) of the company stated that despite the profit earned by the company in places outside the state, the business is low in Kerala. The employees union […]

Networking

Networking not working?

Recently I was invited to speak at an Alumni dinner at my Alma mater (University of Karachi). There were several speakers from the corporate sector. Some spoke about what they had achieved in their professional careers and wanted to rightfully acknowledge with gratitude, the contribution of the faculty present there, for shaping their careers. Some […]

Business

The cannabis business is booming — but that’s not necessarily good if you’re an investor

Tom Franck | CNBC Canopy Growth operations in Smiths Falls, Ontario. The pot industry faces a “massive inflationary bubble,” and that means investors have to be careful, a cannabis CEO told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “Many, many people are entering the cannabis space, which is terrific, but they actually have […]

Business

Microsoft’s top lawyer says the government shutdown is ‘not good for business’

David A. Grogan | CNBC Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft, speaks at the 2017 Cambridge Cyber Summit on October 4, 2017. The current U.S. government shutdown is not good for business, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Thursday. “It is not good for business,” […]