Daily Archives: November 28, 2016

Earlier this month, Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, declared 86 per cent of the country’s bank notes invalid in a measure aimed at curbing the country’s black market. But the immediate effect was to slam the brakes on the economy. Jonathan Wheatley discusses the longer term consequences with Kiran Stacey, FT correspondent in New Delhi.

 

The ‘India stack’, the digitising of identities and bank accounts, will help people out of poverty, say these two tech billionaires. FT reporter David Keohane caught up with them both in Mumbai.

 

Mix cloud, a music streaming service, got off the ground and achieved profitability without any external funding – something highly impressive and unusual in the world of tech start-ups. Nikhil Shah tells Jonathan Moules the story.

 

It’s been the theme tune for the BBC’s review series ‘Film’ since 1971, but Nina Simone’s cover turned it into a civil rights anthem.

Credits: Universal, Eagle Records, Rhino Atlantic, Decca