Start-up companies unburdened by inertia or market expectations are growing faster than ever - and displacing incumbents in record time.
If Ambani can double the number of subscribers, and get at least $4 from each of them, investors who endured seven lean years will get a decent harvest.
Infosys and TCS, historically among the top three visa sponsors, would either have to increase wages, or settle for a much reduced scale of business in their most important market.
The government's official estimate of 7.1 percent GDP growth this financial year (which began in April) is widely doubted and doesn't take into account the chaos wrought by demonetization.
India may have leapfrogged the U.S. technology industry with simple and practical innovations and massive grunt work. It has built a digital infrastructure that will soon process billions more transactions than bitcoin ever has.
This month, Patanjali won a two-notch credit rating upgrade from ICRA, the India affiliate of Moody's Investors Service. So far, the company has just $47 million in borrowings.
Building up, extending and preserving the RBI's autonomy has been a difficult and sometimes delicate task.
Round one of the Apple-India tussle ended with victory for the visitor when officials announced a three-year grace period on that stipulation back in June.
Ambani has all but completed massive investments in his petrochemicals empire, whose cash flows give him the firepower to promote and expand his new fourth-generation mobile service.
Fewer than 10 percent of Indians have ever used any kind of non-cash payment instrument. Less than 3 percent of the value transacted in the year ending March 2014 used cards.
Abruptly withdrawing more than 80 percent of the cash in circulation in India, Modi appears today a very different kind of revolutionary: the type that emerged in many non-Western countries in the previous century.
The poor quality and reliability of agent networks in India remains the Achilles' heel of the country's remarkable quest for financial inclusion - and the biggest challenge for payments banks.
As fear plays havoc with sentiment in the Indian context, the Nifty has retraced from 8968 to 7920 in just two months.
The demonetization of India's existing stock of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has spawned a number of such apocryphal tales, one of which is a $45 billion bonanza for the government.
Many asset classes suffered collateral losses last week as huge gyrations were reflected globally on equities, bonds, currencies and commodities as Donald Trump was elected President of the US.
The new council of central and state finance ministers empowered to administer the tax has decided on a GST with four levels and numerous exemptions.
If the position in question is chairman of Tata Group, there might be three figures - $40 billion; 2020; and 250 basis points.
Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih said at last week's Oil & Money conference in London, if OPEC had cut output in November 2014 to support prices, it would have had to do so again in 2015 and 2016.
India's richest tycoon is also the country's most optimistic spender. Every project into which Ambani is pumping money is close to fruition, meaning he could sit back and savor the rewards.
The first hint that the end was near came when TCS announced a virtual stalling of its business in the September quarter. Infosys followed up by slashing its full-year revenue guidance for the second time in three months.