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Report | Business Optimism Index, April 2016
Business Optimism remained intact during Q2 2016
The Dun & Bradstreet Composite Business Optimism Index stands at 81.1 during Q2 2016, an increase of 1.1% as compared to Q2 2015. Based on the responses received, it was observed that two out of the six optimism indices – namely net profit and employees have registered an increase as compared to Q2 2015.
Report | CFO Optimism Index, April 2016
65% of CFOs expect domestic economic scenario to be favourable
The survey reveals how optimistic the CFOs are with respect to the overall financial health of their respective companies, the business risk environment and the macroeconomic scenario in the country. The survey also tried to capture the CFO’s viewpoint regarding adoption of technologies.
Article | Data-Driven Marketing: A New Way to Connect with Customers
Marketers can use data to help support one-to-one customer engagement
Consumers’ expectations are at an all-time high. Not only do they insist on response speed and persistence, but they also demand relevant interactions with brands across multiple digital channels.
Article | Is Your Supply Chain Ethical?
Socially responsible supply chain practices are no longer a nice-to-have but, rather, a necessity
Traditionally, the supply chain was responsible for two things: keeping costs low and keeping schedules on time. Today, however, there’s more emphasis on accountability and maintaining corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Whitepaper | Need for systematic approach in Credit Limit Setting
Trade credit – Enhancing the bond between the Customer and the Company
The business environment today is fraught with intense competition, demanding consumers, fragmented markets and increasing volatility in demand. As companies transition themselves to become more demand driven, ability to handle volatile demand becomes even more of a critical necessity
Report | SME Cluster Series 2016:Hyderabad
More than 60% of respondents find business conditions to be favorable in terms of ease of doing business in Hyderabad
To gain deeper insights about the Hyderabad cluster, Dun & Bradstreet conducted a study of the SMEs in Hyderabad. SMEs from varied sectors such as engineering, pharmaceuticals and information technology among others were a part of this study
Article
Roadmap of Ind AS Implementation in India
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Government of India, in consultation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), decided to implement the new set of accounting standards (Ind AS) from April 1, 2016. The new standards are comparable to IFRS with certain carve-outs.
Article
Negative Rate of Interest and its impact on depositors and banks
Not just one or two, but many countries in the world are experiencing negative interest rate regime. In Sweden and Switzerland, the rate of interest on deposits kept by banks with Central Bank has become negative.

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Business confidence among CFOs improves for April-June period finds D&B Survey
Publication: The Economic Times Editions: Bangalore Page No: 08 Date: 12/04/2016
Biz confidence among CFO improves for April – June
Publication: DNA Editions: Ahmedabad Page No: 03 Date: 12/04/2016
Recovery in business confidence continues for 2nd quarter, says D&B
Publication: The Afternoon DC Editions: Mumbai Page No:23 Date: 20/04/2016
Recovery in biz confidence continues for 2nd qtr
Publication: The Statesman Editions: New Delhi / Kolkata Page No:13 / 08 Date: 20/04/2016

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