The Economic Times

The Economic Times
Economic Times
Economic Times cover 03-28-10.jpg
The 28 March 2010 front page of
The Economic Times
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) The Times Group
Publisher The Times Group
Editor Bodhisatva Ganguli
Founded 1961
Language English
Headquarters Times House
DN Road, Mumbai – 400001
Circulation 377,789 Daily [1] (as of Jan – Jun 2017)
Sister newspapers The Times of India
Navbharat Times
Maharashtra Times
Ei Samay
Vijaya Karnataka
OCLC number 61311680

The Economic Times is an English-language, Indian daily newspaper published by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.. The Economic Times was first published in 1961, [2] it is the world's second-most widely read English-language business newspaper, after the Wall Street Journal, [3] with a readership of over 800,000. It is published simultaneously from 12 cities—Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Chandigarh, and Pune. The Economic Times is headquartered in Mumbai at The Times of India building. Its main content is based on the Indian economy, international finance, share prices, prices of commodities as well as other matters related to finance. The founder- editor of the paper when it was launched in 1961 was P.S. Hariharan. The current editor of The Economic Times is Bodhisattva Ganguli.[ citation needed]

Like the London-based Financial Times, [4] The Economic Times is printed on salmon pink paper. It is sold in all major cities in India. [5] In June 2009, it launched a television channel called ET Now. [6] [7]


  • 1960s and 1970s: PS Hariharan (1961–1964), DK Rangnekar (1964–1979)
  • 1980s: Hannan Ezekiel, Manu Shroff (1985–1990)
  • Early to mid 1990s: T. N. Ninan, Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar
  • Late 1990s: Jaideep Bose
  • 2004: Rajrishi Singhal and Rahul Joshi
  • 2010 to 2015: Rahul Joshi
  • 2015 till date: Bodhisatva Ganguli [8]