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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Taxpayers feel unloved, here's another instance why

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Taxpayers feel unloved, here's another instance why

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Weekly Tactical, IPO Street, the rain dance, Zomato’s name change and more

FMCG companies face a problem as consumers flock to low-price packs

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FMCG companies face a problem as consumers flock to low-price packs

Volume growth gets hit as more consumers buy these packs, as do margins. But companies have little choice if they want to retain consumers

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Are US and Indian markets decoupling?

BUSINESS

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Are US and Indian markets decoupling?

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: The oil breather, Titan’s lustre, the Eastern Window, populism’s price, power 'Panchamrit' and more

Chart of the Day | Dip in global food inflation is gift for investors

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Chart of the Day | Dip in global food inflation is gift for investors

The FAO Food Price Index is below its level seen in February and falling food inflation could give central banks a reason to go slower on rate hikes

Sharp jump in cane costs poses challenge for sugar stocks

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Sharp jump in cane costs poses challenge for sugar stocks

Central cane price rises by 5 percent, highest since FY19. Softening of international sugar prices means mills will need government support to tide over higher costs

Why ITC’s growth may reignite demerger calls

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Why ITC’s growth may reignite demerger calls

While growth continues to soar, valuations have not, leading investors to believe separating its cigarettes business could unlock further value

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | India’s growth is on a roll

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | India’s growth is on a roll

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: TVS rerating overhang, HDFC Q1 blip, India’s balancing act at SCO, Nestle India’s growth balm, Yes Bank has its task cut out and more

Nestle India guns for growth despite tough market conditions

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Nestle India guns for growth despite tough market conditions

 A multinational company introducing a new brand or category from the parent’s stable typically excites investors. Nestle has lined up two of these 

Uncertainties multiply for Tata Steel

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Uncertainties multiply for Tata Steel

Europe’s rescue act may not repeat in forthcoming quarters and India too faces its share of challenges

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Are emerging markets emerging stronger?

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Are emerging markets emerging stronger?

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Infosys in watchful mode, what poured cold water on Kotak Bank, Kissinger red flags US’ China policy, reality does for startups and more

Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Domestic investors' faith finally pays off

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Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Domestic investors' faith finally pays off

​This week clearly saw steady support in the form of net inflows from foreign institutional investors as well

HUL looks past inflation to focus on growth in a weak market

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HUL looks past inflation to focus on growth in a weak market

The FMCG bellwether’s strong growth in a weak market even at the cost of falling margins reflects a possible strategy shift

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Untangling GST knots

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Untangling GST knots

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: A banking midcap gem, HDFC Bank’s fault lines, China’s realty headache, the deficit arithmetic and more

Steel companies singed by export levy

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Steel companies singed by export levy

Tata Steel's steel sales fell by 20 percent sequentially in June quarter after exports suffered due to the levy

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The looming spectre of price controls

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The looming spectre of price controls

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: A buy-the-dip star, trade fault lines, small savers at the receiving end, and more

Marico’s Q1 update shows a pathway for FMCG earnings revival

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Marico’s Q1 update shows a pathway for FMCG earnings revival

A reversal in commodity prices from their recent peaks, even as product prices have risen, could lead to a favourable situation for margins eventually

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Oil sizzles, governments bat for the masses

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Oil sizzles, governments bat for the masses

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Fed’s dilemma, BJP’s masterstroke, litmus test awaits ONDC, the Eastern Window and more

Will FMCG companies succeed in building a bridge to better profitability?

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Will FMCG companies succeed in building a bridge to better profitability?

The success of bridge packs is crucial for FMCG companies but depends on their ability to break entrenched consumer habits

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | ​Can somebody call the bottom by now?

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | ​Can somebody call the bottom by now?

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: The bounce in markets, Fintech trouble, Zomato-Blinkit, IT's defensive traits and more

Clouds over steel stocks have darkened

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Clouds over steel stocks have darkened

The after effects of a sharp cut in iron ore prices pose a threat to India’s major steel producers

Stringent export cap for new sugar season raises risk quotient

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Stringent export cap for new sugar season raises risk quotient

News reports say the government is lowering the amount of sugar that can be exported in the new sugar season. Mills won’t be happy

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | WTO lives to fight another day

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | WTO lives to fight another day

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: The lure of BSE, the Eastern Window, banks make merry but, fighting the Agnipath fire, and more    

Prospects for rural FMCG demand revival don’t look bright, yet 

BUSINESS

Prospects for rural FMCG demand revival don’t look bright, yet 

While a good monsoon forecast and higher MSPs are good signs, they may not be sufficient to pull rural demand out of a hole

How inflation is shifting the FMCG landscape

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How inflation is shifting the FMCG landscape

Consumers are adjusting their inflation-singed budgets, hurting FMCG companies’ growth. NielsenIQ data point to some key trends

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