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  • Manpreet Gill on how India could benefit from trade war
    on July 16, 2018 at 9:55 am

    Making sure of diversifications to markets like India is a core part of our investment approach, Manpreet Gill, Head, FICC Investment Strategy,Standard Chartered Bank, tells ET Now.Edited excerpts: How do you think India is placed versus the other emerging markets? How will India grow vis-à-vis the other emerging markets? India actually stands out reasonably well. One differentiation we always make as a starting point is that we think Asia is fundamentally in a very different place […]

  • Pakistan's army yet again takes on the wrong fight
    on July 16, 2018 at 9:48 am

    By Mihir SharmaNawaz Sharif -- dodgy businessman, convicted criminal, and thrice prime minister of Pakistan -- showed on Friday, in his triumphant return to Pakistan, that he remains by far the country’s most popular politician. Infuriatingly, he also represents Pakistan’s best chance at becoming a “normal” country anytime soon. As he fights what looks very much like an attempt by the military to decide the next election, the rest of us should hope he succeeds.True, […]

  • Desi fund houses raised bets on ICICI Bank post probes launched
    on July 16, 2018 at 9:43 am

    NEW DELHI: Private lender ICICI Bank may be in the soup over myriad allegations from inflating profits by at least $1.3 billion over eight years to delaying provisioning of 31 NPA accounts and possible nepotism by Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar in giving loans to the Videocon Group, but domestic mutual funds still love the stock.Indian fund managers rush to hoard the stock in June after the lender instituted enquiries into the alleged irregularities and Kochhar went on extended leave […]

  • Aim to scale up steel capacity, build brand name: JSW’s Seshagiri Rao
    on July 16, 2018 at 9:23 am

    Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group has adopted a twin strategy of adding scale and creating a brand image among consumers. It aims to buy distressed steel assets in India and abroad to add scale and to drive-in the brand into consumer households, it plans to launch electric vehicles, group chief financial officer Seshagiri Rao told ET.The group’s steel company, JSW Steel plans to invest ₹40,000 crore over the next three years to increase its capacity to 25 million tonnes from 18 million […]

  • Anticlimax? Why the humble popcorn can hit the growing multiplex industry hard
    on July 16, 2018 at 8:14 am

    NEW DELHI: Popcorn may be a humble snack for movie goers but for India's multiplex industry it is the diet on which its revenue gets the much-needed bump even when movies don't fire the bottom line. Food and beverage (F&B) segment has been a high earner at nearly 25% for multiplexes, and that's why allowing food from outside can dim the prospects for this growing sector. A few months ago, the Bombay High Court had ruled that food items and bottled water be sold at regular prices inside […]

  • Popcorn could soon hit multiplex biz hard
    on July 16, 2018 at 8:14 am

    NEW DELHI: Popcorn may be a humble snack for movie goers but for India's multiplex industry it is the diet on which its revenue gets the much-needed bump even when movies don't fire the bottom line. Food and beverage (F&B) segment has been a high earner at nearly 25% for multiplexes, and that's why allowing food from outside can dim the prospects for this growing sector. A few months ago, the Bombay High Court had ruled that food items and bottled water be sold at regular prices inside […]

  • What Dolly Khanna, Porinju, Pabrai and Kacholia bought in Q1
    on July 16, 2018 at 8:05 am

    Portfolios of well-known investors are followed keenly by market participants on Dalal Street, as that is one way of identifying value for them in a complex market.During the quarter ended June 2018, equity benchmark BSE Sensex advanced more than 5 per cent, while BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices slipped up to 8 per cent.Initial June quarter end shareholding data showed value investors Dolly Khanna, Porinju Veliyath, Mohnish Pabrai, Ashish Kacholia and Anil Kumar Goel made quite a few changes in […]

  • It’s a steep climb for Infosys to keep in step with TCS
    on July 16, 2018 at 2:49 am

    BENGALURU | MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) has set an uphill task for its smaller rival Infosys to play catch up in an environment where there is a revival of large outsourcing deals from the banking and financial services industry, the biggest contributor to Indian companies and the US, its main market.Infosys saw business from banking clients dip 0.2% over the previous quarter compared to TCS, which saw 3.7% growth in the business during the same period.TCS is seeing revenue […]

  • 5 consistently performing stocks you can buy
    on July 16, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Several stocks generate excess returns compared to their benchmark indices. The most consistent among the outperformers also have the ability to generate wealth over the long term. So, we have identified stocks that have outperformed the benchmark BSE Sensex for most of the trading days over the past three years. We restricted our study to BSE500 stocks and calculated their daily returns from 29 June 2015 to 29 June 2018. We also calculated the daily returns of BSE Sensex for the same period. […]

  • World Youth Skill Day: Here are skills that can help you at your workplace
    on July 15, 2018 at 6:41 am

    As as been rightly said, "Nothing lasts forever", especially at the workplace. To stay relevant in the industry and at the workplace, upgrade to skills which are newer and designed for modern business.Employers look for people who are ready to adapt to new technology and can do the work with an eye for what they might do in the near future. Some of the skills have always been in demand, you just need to upskill in that.Here's how to go about it:Communication skills: In most discussions of HR […]

  • Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says democracy in danger
    on April 21, 2018 at 8:06 am

    Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been at loggerheads with the party leadership in recent years, announced on Saturday that he is quitting BJP. "Today I am taking 'sanyas' from any kind of party politics, today I am ending all ties with the BJP," Sinha while addressing the first meeting of Rashtra Manch, founded by him.Sinha said democratic institutions were being undermined under the NDA regime and vowed to work for the protection of democracy in the country. He said that though he […]

  • MahaRERA slaps penalty on 8 Mumbai Builders for violation of rules
    on March 13, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has slapped penalty of Rs 2 lakh to Rs 10 lakh on 8 builders in Mumbai for advertising real estate project without mentioning the authority’s website address and advertising a non-registered project. MahaRERA has taken this action on Suo-Motu basis.Of the 8 realty developers, builder Tridhatu Morya has been fined Rs 10 lakh for advertising a non-registered project. Rest of the 7 builders including Sumit Group, The Wadhwa […]

  • Meet the Amit Shah of China: How a professor-turned-politician powers Xi Jinping
    on March 12, 2018 at 9:02 am

    Now that a constitutional amendment abolishes presidential term limits, it has become possible for China's president Xi Jinping to rule as long as he lives. China's shift from a collective rule indicates how it prizes Xi who has articulated the ambition of China becoming the world leader by displacing the US. Xi has turned China from an inward nation to a country focused on winning the world. Behind Xi's ideological offensive is brainy professor-turned-politician Wang Huning who has guided two […]

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