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RBI shortlists 5 cos for audit and risk monitoring mechanism

The Reserve Bank plans to procure an Audit Management and Risk Monitoring System (AMRMS) for the central bank from five "potential shortlisted" solution providers, including PwC and Quadrant 4 Software Solutions.

Deloitte, KPMG, PWC empanelled for RBI's info systems audit
Deloitte, KPMG, PWC empanelled for RBI's info systems audit

Deloitte, KPMG, PWC and four others have been empanelled by the Reserve Bank for conducting audit of information systems of the central bank.

Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report
Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report

Organisations in India are looking towards innovative cybersecurity solutions to combat the increasing threats of cyber attacks.

Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report
Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report

The cyber insurance market will triple in size to $7.5 billion in annual premiums by 2020 and the insurance industry could face competition from disruptors such as Google if it does not act fast to develop products, a report said.

PE deals see $4.3-bn push in April-June quarter: PwC
PE deals see $4.3-bn push in April-June quarter: PwC

Private equity investments stood at USD 4.3 billion in the April-June quarter and the deal momentum is likely to continue in the remaining second half of this year as well, according to PwC.

Institutional investors believe in responsible investment: Study

A majority of institutional investors believe in making responsible investments and will decline to take part in a private equity fund-raising or would turn down a co-investment on environmental, social and governance risk grounds (ESG), says a study.

Indian CEOs more confident about growth than global peers: PwC

Chief Executive Officers in India are more confident about the growth prospects of their business than global peers and a majority of them are looking at alliances to enter new markets, a PwC study said today.

Discounts may not be viable for E-commerce cos in long run:PwC

E-commerce companies have incurred combined losses of around Rs 1,000 crore due to heavy discounting strategy and this model is not feasible in the long run, a PwC report said.

Discounts may not be viable for E-commerce firms in long run:PwC

E-commerce companies have incurred combined losses of around Rs 1,000 crore due to heavy discounting strategy and this model is not feasible in the long run, a PwC report said.

Branchless banking can help expand formal banking: PwC

Branchless banking and shift from the traditional to low-cost solutions like solar ATMs will help bring more people under the formal banking ambit, a report said.

IT-ITeS sector received $1.64 bn PE funding in Q3: PwC

The average deal size in July-September 2013 period stood at USD 15.1 million for the IT-ITeS sector.

PwC partners Google to offer business solutions to clients

Global consultancy firm PwC on Wednesday said it has partnered with US-based tech giant Google to offer new and innovative services to companies around the world.

Cyber security spend by Indian firms down 17%: PwC

According to consultancy firm PwC, Indian companies spent an average of about USD 4.8 million on security last year.

Assets worth up to USD 12 bn likely to be listed under REITs

With Sebi clearing the final guidelines for creation of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), assets worth around USD 12 billion are likely to be listed in the next 2-3 years, according to industry experts.

Centre must work in tandem with States in hydropower: PwC

In order to achieve hydropower generation capacity target, the Centre needs to work in collaboration with other Ministries, departments and State Governments, consultancy firm PwC has said.

Indian auto-makers need to revamp production process: PwC

Vehicle manufacturers in the country need to revamp production process and focus on product differentiation as customers are looking for more value and features across vehicle segments, according to a report by global consultancy firm PwC.

Hike income tax exemption limit to Rs 3 lakh: PwC

The budget should raise basic exemption limit to Rs 3 lakh from Rs 2 lakh and also introduce a special basic exemption for women at Rs 3.25 lakh beyond which they will come into the tax bracket, the consultancy firm said.

New govt has opportunity to bring changes in telecom: PwC

Following the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha election, global consultancy firm PwC has suggested three key areas in the telecom sector which the new government should look at in the first 100 days in office.

PwC report won't derail FTIL stake sale process: Jignesh Shah

Financial Technologies chief Jignesh Shah Wednesday said FTIL's plan to reduce stake in MCX to 2 percent from 26 percent will not be impacted due to the PwC report on related parties transaction at the commodity exchange.

Global investment in realty sector to reach $45 trillion by 2020

Global investment in the real estate sector is likely to increase 55 percent to USD 45.3 trillion by 2020 from USD 29 trillion in 2012, according to PwC.