|Owner(s)||The Times Group|
|Publisher||Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.|
|Founded||6 March 1961|
|Headquarters||Times House, DN Road, Mumbai, India|
|Circulation||359,142 daily (as of December 2019)|
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, 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.
The Economic Times is sold in all major cities in India.[page needed]
In June 2009, The Economic Times launched a television channel called ET Now.
In 2018, the house of The Economic Times launched a member-only platform called ET Prime. It claims to be a business storytelling platform. ET Prime's current editor (2022) is Shishir Prasad.
The Economic Times also has a portfolio management tool called ET Portfolio.