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The Economic Times
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TypeDaily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) The Times Group
PublisherBennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
EditorBodhisatva Ganguli
Founded6 March 1961;61 years ago (1961-03-06) [1] [2]
HeadquartersTimes House, DN Road, Mumbai, India
Circulation 359,142 daily [3] (as of December 2019)
Sister newspapers
ISSN 0013-0389
OCLC number 61311680
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The Economic Times is an Indian English-language business-focused daily newspaper. It is owned by The Times Group. The Economic Times began publication in 1961. As of 2012, it is the world's second-most widely read English-language business newspaper, after The Wall Street Journal , [4] with a readership of over 800,000. It is published simultaneously from 14 cities: Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Pune, Indore, and Bhopal. Its main content is based on the Indian economy, international finance, share prices, prices of commodities as well as other matters related to finance. This newspaper is published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. The founding editor of the paper when it was launched in 1961 was P. S. Hariharan. The current editor of The Economic Times is Bodhisattva Ganguli. [5]


The Economic Times is sold in all major cities in India. [6] [ page needed ]

Other ventures

In June 2009, The Economic Times launched a television channel called ET Now. [7] [8]

In 2018, the house of The Economic Times launched a member-only platform called ET Prime. [9] It claims to be a business storytelling platform. ET Prime's current editor (2022) is Shishir Prasad. [10]

The Economic Times also has a portfolio management tool called ET Portfolio. [11]


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