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A declining market offers you a chance to invest in these five companies which are defying the slowdown and recording galloping sales and profits.An analysis by Debashis Basu and Pratibha Kamath
Last year’s downturn squeezed the profits of a large number of companies, mainly in the commodities, software and exports sectors. Wouldn’t it be great to identify companies that have not only...
ITC has blown up Rs1,000 crore in FMCG business
Over the past decade, ITC has been trying to de-emphasise its image of a tobacco company and present itself as a diversified conglomerate. Towards this end, it has merged the hotels business (ITC Hotels) and the paper business (ITC Bhadrachalam). It may have made sense to fund these capital-intensive businesses with the profits of cigarettes...
Rising costs, competition and unprofitable distractions are taking the fizz out of the king of good times
United Breweries (UB) is not exactly flying high these days, if the latest quarterly results are anything to go by. Performance was mixed at the two leading arms of the UB group—United Breweries and United Spirits. Maker of popular whisky brand McDowell’s No.1, United Spirits posted a...