COMPANIES & SECTORS


Prof Anil Agashe 12 April 2011
A number of co-operative banks in Maharashtra are saddled with bad debts. Political interference seems to have silenced the banking regulator. It is high time the RBI, and the shareholders & depositors of these beleaguered entities woke up  Recent news reports suggest that there are nearly...

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Moneylife Digital Team 12 April 2011
Pune-based Prayas Energy Group sees an improvement in power capacity addition since the introduction of competitive bidding, but it says that the process must be above board Competitive bidding for power projects has significantly improved the tempo of capacity addition in the country, but...

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It is over two weeks since Zee Business channel’s investigative report...

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Moneylife Digital Team 12 April 2011
According to a recent research report, aggregate despatches for major cement players have gone up by 8.4% year-on-year in March. On a whole, industry despatches are expected to grow 5%-7%, but no uptick in demand is expected On 22nd February, Moneylife had reported on how due to the imbalance...

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Moneylife Digital Team 11 April 2011
Companies who are paying Rs5 lakh and above per month to an employee would have to mention the employee’s name in the director's report, says Ministry of Corporate Affairs The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has increased the limits for the purpose of disclosure of particulars of...

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Moneylife Digital Team 09 April 2011
Strong credit growth is expected to boost the financial sector and economic growth should spur the retail sector, but telecom would be subdued due to competition IDFC Securities sees huge potential for the financial sector in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010-11, on the back of strong credit...

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Moneylife Digital Team 09 April 2011
Pratip Chaudhuri is concerned about the bank’s high level of NPAs; plans international expansion  Pratip Chaudhuri, the newly-appointed chairman of State of Bank of India (SBI), has said that it will be his aim to make the bank the leader in the retail segment, to reduce the bank's...

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Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 07 April 2011
Ditch your kick-start, rusty throttles and hard-to-shift gears. Riding one of the new super bikes – now swamping Indian markets – requires a completely different set of skills  This column has long neglected two-wheelers, for a simple reason. Your correspondent grew out of them long ago—when...

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D Muthukrishnan 07 April 2011
By commonsensical valuation methods followed globally, Indian real estate sports nosebleed valuations. It is important to be aware of this if you want to ‘invest’ in real estate Property prices across India have run up a lot between 2003 to 2008, appreciating as much as even 400%+ during the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 April 2011
Since the Supreme Court has vacated the stay on 2% royalty payments to music companies, major FM broadcasters—and the music industry—are hoping for the best, before the rollout of Phase III of radio spectrum auctions While FM broadcasters appear jubilant about the Supreme Court lifting the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 April 2011
Automobile growth should sustain, FMCG and pharma could see higher growth, while pipe manufacturers may be impacted by higher crude prices amid tensions in the Middle East, according to IDFC Securities   Agri-related companies should perform well in the fourth quarter, following a good rabi...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 April 2011
The bashing of the bank’s management continues unabated in its in-house publication. A full-blown war has broken out within one of the leading Indian nationalised banks. The latest issue of the officer’s organisation’s journal is all out against Corporation Bank’s expansion plan On 10th...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 April 2011
Marvel Realtors of Pune is advertising its avowed honesty towards customers. But on checking out this sudden outburst of honesty, we found that it is only a corporate branding exercise in aid of a planned IPO The jacket of The Times of India on Tuesday featured a full-page advertisement by...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 April 2011
IDFC Securities says engineering firms should perform the best on healthy execution of orders; it expects sustained growth in oil & gas, infrastructure and construction; but feels metals and cement are constrained by input costs and overcapacity The fourth quarter earnings of the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 April 2011
Future Group company sets target of 100 stores in 12 months; aims to leverage its wide customer base countrywide through financial outlets that will be integrated with its large format stores Future Capital Holdings, part of Future Group, today announced plans to launch 100 financial...

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Shukti Sarma 04 April 2011
Despite the festival season—cutting across communities, various freebies being offered and substantial discounts, buyers are staying away from property purchases. However, a few analysts feel that it would be better to cash in on the current discounts, as rates are likely to go up in the near...

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International Paper’s aggressive investment in APPM has sent the Indian paper industry soaring into the stratosphere. It is likely that long-held valuation parameters will be rewritten, but small investors will do well to tread with caution rather than take to misinformed exuberance Memphis...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2011
Major vehicle manufacturers continue to register double-digit sales, notwithstanding concerns of a slowdown due to higher interest rates and input costs Major Indian auto makers registered steady, double-digit sales in March, concluding the financial year 2010-11 on an encouraging note,...

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Shukti Sarma 31 March 2011
Industry experts underline need for good governance by real estate firms; propose that REITs could ensure regulatory compliance and alleviate funding strains With the real estate sector suffering from a multitude of problems, once again industry intermediaries are talking about the need for a...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 March 2011
The industry body has estimated a growth of 35% by 2012 which has been contested as based on conflicting and unrealistic figures The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has forecast that the wine industry is likely to grow at around 35% by 2012, but industry...

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Report, made on the instruction of agriculture minister, is being studied by the government; wine producers’ association is optimistic about implementation The wine industry in Maharashtra which is reeling under debt, is hopeful of receiving a bailout from the government, following the...

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