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Cautious optimism in Moga as Maggi resumes trial runs

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 29, 2015) MOGA (Punjab): At 6.30am on Wednesday , labour contractor Gangadhar Yadav boarded the Shaheed Express from Madhubani, a town renowned for Mithila paintings in north Bihar. With him were six hopeful … Continue reading

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Slowdown in two-wheeler sales may spell bad news for FMCG firms like HUL: Goldman Sachs

MUMBAI: The slowdown in the sales of motorcycles and scooters could spell bad news for India’s consumer good companies, notably top player Hindustan Unilever, says a Goldman Sachs research report that has spotted a strong co-relation between the two sectors. … Continue reading

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FMCG companies like Hindustan Unilever, Dabur, Procter & Gamble and Marico hope to clock higher sales in 2

MUMBAI: Consumer goods makers in the country expect newer categories and products, particularly in premium product segments, along with a revival in rural demand to help them grow faster in 2012 after a challenging year. “2011 was characterised by a … Continue reading

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HDFC Bank Q1 results: Profit rises 16.1% to Rs 7,730 crore, misses Street estimates

NEW DELHI: HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 16.1 per cent year-on-year rise in standalone net profit at Rs 7,729.60 crore compared with Rs 6,658,60 crore in the same quarter last year. The profit figure missed the Rs 7,900 crore … Continue reading

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Japan’s heavy equipment leader Kubota may raise stake in Escorts

Japanese agriculture and heavy equipment firm Kubota Corp is in talks with the Nanda family – promoters of India’s Escorts Ltd – to increase its stake and eventually become a controlling shareholder in the tractor maker and engineering construction company, … Continue reading

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government finances | Many top firms actually pay less than 25% tax; biggest taxpayer RIL pays 20%

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 21, 2019) An exemption-free tax rate of 22% — 25.17% including cesses and surcharge — sounds attractive, but an analysis of the tax liability of firms listed in Sensex suggests more than half … Continue reading

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debt markets | Hello India, why are you all turning away global bond buyers?

By Mihir Sharma Hoping to jump-start its “Make in India” manufacturing push, India’s government has rolled out the welcome mat for foreign investors. It should consider doing the same for global bond buyers. QuickTake India’s Aspirations Indian bonds are, at … Continue reading

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debt markets | When you invest in index funds, ETFs; should you choose Sensex or Nifty?

NEW DELHI: Yes, the cost of investing the ‘low-cost’ index fund is rising. All top fund houses have raised total expense ratio (TER) – or the fee that fund houses deduct from unitholders of index funds that track Nifty and … Continue reading

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sensex | Lose your fear and if the market corrects, invest more: Ravi Dharamshi

If you want the market to reward you with the best, then you have to face it at its worst, says Ravi Dharamshi, Founder & MD, ValueQuest Investment. The last leg of the journey to 50,000 was pretty fast. How … Continue reading

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Sensex Crash | Sensex tumbles 1,000 pts: Market caught off guard by pace of rise in US bond yield rather than direction

The Fed is very clear in not talking about tapering anytime soon. They are not talking about hiking rates anytime soon and have not even indicated that this is on the cards in the next year or so, points out … Continue reading

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