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Inflation breakeven rate makes 5-year TIPS auction look attractive

Tips Watch

Do you believe inflation will average more than 2.12% over the next 5 years? By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury on Thursday will offer $21 billion in a reopened 5-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 91282CKL4.

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Tech gig economy grows, India to have 23.5 million workers by 2030

CFO News

India's gig workforce is projected to reach 23.5 million by 2030, driven by the demand for remote work. The growth, as per a Nasscom Aon report, highlights the increasing importance of gig workers in bridging tech talent gaps.

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1,009: From GE Conference Rooms to Pinstripes Boardroom | Tony Querciagrossa, CFO, Pinstripes

CFO Thought Leader

Two-and-a-half years ago, CFO Tony Querciagrossa began a discussion with Dale Schwartz, founder of Pinstripes, that would eventually lead to Querciagrossa joining the experiential dining up-and-comer as CFO. Turn back the clock a little, and you would see that Pinstripes, aiming for a traditional IPO, had engaged Goldman Sachs to solidify its path toward benefiting from a permanent capital structure.

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A Day in the Life: Ashutosh Agarwal from SS&C Blue Prism

Future CFO

Editor’s note: In today’s A Day in the Life interview, Ashutosh Agarwal (pictured), Head of Customer Success at APAC, SS&C Blue Prism shares with FutureCFO audiences how high-attitude trekking helps him grow both professionally and personally as well as what his typical work day’s like. FutureCFO: What does a typical day look like for you? Ashutosh Agarwal (AA): I currently head the customer success function for the Asia Pacific region for SS&C Blue Prism.

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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Foreign investors return to Indian markets with investment of Rs 2743 crore

CFO News

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have returned to the Indian equity markets, with a net investment of Rs 2,743 crore on Friday. Despite this positive development, the overall net investment by FPIs remains negative.

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Fortis, Apollo, Medanta, and Max lead the charge in bidding war for Jaypee Healthcare

CFO News

Fortis Healthcare, Apollo Hospitals, Medanta, and Max Healthcare are among companies interested in acquiring Jaypee Healthcare, a subsidiary of Jaypee Infratech in Noida with a total debt of about Rs 1,000 crore.

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Balancing Act: With greater capex comes lower dividend

CFO News

The dividend payout ratio is the proportion of a company's earnings paid to shareholders as dividends. This payout tends to be lower in times when companies spend more on expansion. Companies with a high cash flow in mature industries tend to have higher dividend payout ratios.

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Family Inc cheques into Oyo's Rs 1,000 crore fundraise

CFO News

Hospitality startup Oyo is raising around Rs 1,000 crore from family offices and investors. The fundraise aims to value Oyo at about $2.5 billion, marking a significant decrease from its peak valuation of $9 billion in 2021.

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Zomato confirms discussions to acquire Paytm’s movies, ticketing business

CFO News

Zomato confirmed in a stock exchange filing that it is in talks to acquire fintech Paytm's ticketing business, as reported by ET on June 16. The company added that "no binding decision" has been taken about the deal at this point. The deal could value the Paytm vertical at around Rs 1,600-1,750 crore.

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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Indian corporates are likely to go slow on overseas dollar loans: BofA

CFO News

Indian corporates are likely to reduce overseas dollar loans due to expensive current rates. There is a 'huge pent-up demand' for investing in local firms' equity. Borrowing costs in the US have increased sharply, leading to a preference for IPOs and follow-ons in India.

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Must evolve to eased, 3-tier GST rate format: CII Prez Sanjiv Puri

CFO News

India needs to transition towards a three-tier rate structure in goods and services tax over time, according to Confederation of Indian Industry president Sanjiv Puri. Puri suggests creating a GST Council-like structure for pushing reforms, some of which are in states' domain. India's economy is doing well in a stressed global environment due to policy instruments deployed by the government over the past years.

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RBI's special audit over, IIFL Finance appoints team to implement corrective actions

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IIFL Finance, under scrutiny by the RBI for irregularities in its gold loan portfolio, has taken corrective actions to address concerns. RBI directed the company to halt new gold loans due to supervisory concerns and deviations in gold assessment. The company raised capital through rights issues and NCDs to mitigate risks and reported a net profit in Q4.

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SOPs for faster sanction of loans, insurance in works

CFO News

The Centre is collaborating with financial institutions to create a common application form and SOPs for faster sanction of financial services like loan disbursals and insurance under key schemes.

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Empowering Business Travel: The CFOs Guide

Business travel is more than just a line item. It’s a strategic opportunity to align with your company’s goals and empower your employees. With 60% of employees dissatisfied with the ease of booking and modifying travel plans, there’s a significant opportunity to improve travel management. This one-pager explores how to transform travel into a powerful tool for organizational success.

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1st Modi 3.0 Budget to eye job creation by expanding PLI scheme, MSME focus

CFO News

Steps to boost jobs by expanding the Production Linked Incentive scheme to furniture, toys, footwear and more segments of textiles, along with a focus on MSMEs, while increasing income levels of women and boosting infrastructure, are expected to be among the key thrust areas of the Modi govt's first Budget in its third term with several of the issues also being part of govt's 100-day agenda that will feed into the targets for 2030.

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Lenders made better recovery in large IBC cases: Official data

CFO News

Lenders recovered 33.2% of claims from large stressed firms under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Factors such as realisable asset values, liquidation processes, and the rescue of bankrupt firms influence recovery rates.

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PwC India expects upswing in small, mid-size M&A transactions

CFO News

PwC India anticipates an upswing in India markets, especially in small to mid-size M&A transactions and growth fundings. Sanjeev Krishan highlights diverse M&A strategies, PE investment trends, and top deals. The firm aligns with India's 'Viksit Bharat' agenda and emphasizes emerging technologies and ESG integration.

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Finance minister to meet economists, farm bodies for pre-Budget talk

CFO News

Promises made in the interim budget may get a concrete shape with more specific allocation, sources said.

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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.