Prices of titanium di oxide (TiO2), the key raw material for paints, is firming up again on account of capacity shutdowns in China. Along with this, oil prices have added to the margin pressure for paint companies.
Indian Railways faces a potential liability of Rs 1,300 crore if it exits from the JV, which is a small amount given the savings by shifting to electric vehicles.
Providing a well-panned and well budget home with sustainable infrastructures, will bring the prospect of home ownership back into the grasp of millennials.
The first advance estimates for the Kharif crop, released by the Ministry of Agriculture, anticipates a year-on-year drop in the output of almost all the major crops.
These funds invest in highly liquid government instruments. You can invest even for a day and get your funds back the next business day
Amazon is banking on multiple levers to expand its reach. Hence, retail as well as FMCG players will see much more action in the coming days as the offline-online partnership gathers momentum.
Total return index captures dividends and show true picture of fund manager’s performance.
In the consumption space, it makes a credible investment rationale if one looks at the alternatives that are better priced and offering higher return on equity.
The data now being made available provides granular insights on projects as well as their promoters.
Rising petrol and diesel prices have reignited debate over high taxes on fuels and whether they should be brought under GST. It is a classic case of one man’s meat being the other’s poison. Consumers will benefit if petrol and diesel are taxed under GST, but the government stands to lose a big chunk of its revenues.
This instrument certainly looks appealing and tantalizing for most of the traders; but, one has to understand the risk factor involved in it.
Indian markets seem to have reacted to a China downgrade by S&P, a UK downgrade by Moody’s, and a once-in-a-generation change in the US already named as the ‘Great Unwinding’.
In the short run, the Euro could be choppy, tending towards weakness. Indian exporters to Eurozone should keep an eye on the unfolding political landscape and the monetary policy meetings later in October.
An increase in fed rate would mean a higher return on deposits for investors
To leap into the digital age, businesses require a healthy dose of both talents
Demonetisation has also improved transmission in the banking system and led to the greater financialization of savings
Many of the customers (whether in India or in other countries) would like to make a visit to the apartment or the land on which the building is going to come up - to get a first-hand view of the location, locality and approach.
When we look back at the journey of the Indian economy during the last 70 years since independence, there is a lot we can be justifiably proud of even while recognizing the many failures and deficiencies.
While the government is working on smoothening the GST process, there are areas where it can focus its attention and get faster results.
Indian snacks industry is a secular growth story aided by demographics and changing food habits. There are a limited number of players riding on this theme and Prataap Snacks appears to be in the “right place at the right time” but not quite at the right price.
Saving is a key to any kind of investment, but merely saving would not guide you through uncertain time.
The US Fed’s continued stance on the policy rate normalisation is apparently positive for the US dollar, particularly with respect to emerging market currencies.
Gone are the days when only the elderly could or would buy homes on the back of their life savings.
For each property bought, there has to be a seller. So, it can never be a 'buyer's market' without a seller selling one.
By acquiring Hypercity, Future Retail aims to leverage its retail capabilities by building economies of scale, reducing overall cost of operations, expanding the number of small/convenience outlets (especially in the metros), and pushing the sales of its margin-accretive private label consumer products.