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Coronavirus impact | Retailers, government join hands to ease supply chain woes

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Coronavirus impact | Retailers, government join hands to ease supply chain woes

RAI is also in discussions with online food delivery firms like Swiggy and Zomato for last-mile delivery of essentials.

Coronavirus impact: Retailers Association sees losses impacting the sector; revival to take 6 months

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Coronavirus impact: Retailers Association sees losses impacting the sector; revival to take 6 months

Globally, retail is given lot of importance and lot of bailout packages have been given but in India not a single incentive has been given so far.

Valuations not as low as 2008-09 crisis: Vetri Subramaniam, UTI AMC

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Valuations not as low as 2008-09 crisis: Vetri Subramaniam, UTI AMC

"Corporate sales growth and profits may be adversely affected in FY21. But if we can navigate this period well, then a recovery should set in thereafter," Subramaniam said.

Coronavirus lockdown | Zomato, Swiggy may soon deliver groceries at your doorstep

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Coronavirus lockdown | Zomato, Swiggy may soon deliver groceries at your doorstep

Considering the acute shortage of manpower due to the exodus of workers and travel restrictions during the lockdown, offline stores are finding it difficult to manage walk-in customers and home deliveries at the same time

Coronavirus impact: Companies launch hand sanitiser sachets for as low as Re 1

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Coronavirus impact: Companies launch hand sanitiser sachets for as low as Re 1

The sachets are launched with an aim to make it easily affordable and accessible largely in kirana stores.

Will RBI’s move to waive MTM rule for banks prompt MFs to demand same from Sebi?

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Will RBI’s move to waive MTM rule for banks prompt MFs to demand same from Sebi?

RBI measures will ease the liquidity freeze in the bond markets and bring down the yields. This should reverse the mark-to-market losses seen by investors in the recent past.

Coronavirus impact | Labour shortage leading to tardy distribution of essentials: FMCG distributors

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Coronavirus impact | Labour shortage leading to tardy distribution of essentials: FMCG distributors

"The major issue we are facing is lack of manpower, particularly loaders. I have received the products from the manufacturer but how do I distribute?” said a Mumbai-based distributor of Marico and RB India (Reckitt Benckiser)

Coronavirus impact | Hand sanitiser sales up 53% in February: Nielsen India

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Coronavirus impact | Hand sanitiser sales up 53% in February: Nielsen India

"In 11 states, we have witnessed more than 40 percent growth compared to a year-ago period," said Sameer Shukla, West Market Leader, Nielsen Global Connect, South Asia.

Coronavirus impact: Retailers Association urges govt to open up essential stores in malls

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Coronavirus impact: Retailers Association urges govt to open up essential stores in malls

RAI has written to the Reserve Bank of India, the State Bank of India and the Chief Ministers of all the States urgently requesting an immediate economic stimulus to ensure continuity of retail businesses and consumption in India

Coronavirus impact| Online MF platforms capitalise on Amfi directive to stop physical transactions

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Coronavirus impact| Online MF platforms capitalise on Amfi directive to stop physical transactions

One can buy mutual funds units through online platforms just like company stock. To avail this facility, one must complete a one-time online registration on the platforms.

Coronavirus impact: How retailers are maintaining social distancing with customers

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Coronavirus impact: How retailers are maintaining social distancing with customers

D-Mart has started handing out colour-coded coupons to customers to prevent crowding at the stores

Coronavirus pandemic: FMCG companies reduce sanitiser prices by almost 65%

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Coronavirus pandemic: FMCG companies reduce sanitiser prices by almost 65%

ITC has cut the price of a 55ml bottle of hand sanitiser from Rs 77 to Rs 27

Coronavirus pandemic: Mutual fund operations to be impacted, AMFI writes to SEBI

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Coronavirus pandemic: Mutual fund operations to be impacted, AMFI writes to SEBI

AMC & RTA (Registrar and Transfer Agents) staff being advised to work from work, it would be difficult for AMCs to comply with some of the regulatory requirements

Coronavirus impact: Mutual fund houses to work 'as normal' till March 31

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Coronavirus impact: Mutual fund houses to work 'as normal' till March 31

Many asset management companies have asked their employees to work on a rotational basis to ensure their safety and smooth functioning of operations

Coronavirus pandemic | Overnight funds save the day as equity funds fall by the wayside

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Coronavirus pandemic | Overnight funds save the day as equity funds fall by the wayside

Mutual fund experts said the rate of return on overnight securities may be lower, but overnight funds will provide better capital protection

Coronavirus impact: Pandemic tempering India's growth rate

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Coronavirus impact: Pandemic tempering India's growth rate

The outlook on an annualised basis still remains constructive both for the economy and corporates

Coronavirus pandemic: Retailers assure of stocks as pulses, cooking oil fly off the shelves in Mumbai

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Coronavirus pandemic: Retailers assure of stocks as pulses, cooking oil fly off the shelves in Mumbai

Customers at grocery chains are looking for essentials such as pulses, cooking oil among increasingly empty shelves as the city responds to the concerns of the spread of Coronavirus.

Future Consumer aims to reduce dependence on Future Retail in next 3 to 5 years

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Future Consumer aims to reduce dependence on Future Retail in next 3 to 5 years

Future Consumer and Amazon Retail India Private Limited have signed a long-term agreement for distribution of Future Consumer’s portfolio of brands.

MFs go on shopping spree, eye banking and IT stocks

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MFs go on shopping spree, eye banking and IT stocks

"Mutual funds were buying shares of select private bank shares, information technology, chemical and consumption stocks," said a broker.

3D footscanning, customised insoles and shoe spa - All these and more at a Bata store soon

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3D footscanning, customised insoles and shoe spa - All these and more at a Bata store soon

Looking at store refurbishment as a transition point in company history, Bata India also looks at reaching out to less sold product categories like women's footwear

AMFI writes to RBI on Yes Bank AT1 bonds; tries to negotiate on behalf of MFs

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AMFI writes to RBI on Yes Bank AT1 bonds; tries to negotiate on behalf of MFs

The letter to RBI also pointed out that the perpetual bond market will dry up and yields will be affected.

Franklin MF marks down Reliance ADAG, Essel Group debt, NAVs of 5 schemes plummet

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Franklin MF marks down Reliance ADAG, Essel Group debt, NAVs of 5 schemes plummet

Earlier on December 05, 2019, the NCDs issues by Essel Infra Projects were valued based on a 50 percent haircut, as the bank loan facility of the issuer was downgraded to Default (D).

Market fall drags SIP AUM to Rs 3.11 lakh crore in Feb from Rs 3.24 lakh crore a month ago

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Market fall drags SIP AUM to Rs 3.11 lakh crore in Feb from Rs 3.24 lakh crore a month ago

AMFI data shows that the MF industry had added, on an average, 9.81 lacs SIP accounts each month during the FY2019-20, with an average SIP size of about Rs 2,800 per SIP account

AMFI Feb data: Liquid funds hit the most; inflows into equity funds surge

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AMFI Feb data: Liquid funds hit the most; inflows into equity funds surge

Within the debt category, credit risk funds continued to witness outflows. However, outflows have halved at Rs 637 crore compared to the month ago period

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