• Jul
    24

    India’s automobile industry the world’s sixth largest has posted an impressive 13. 42 per cent growth in the first quarter of FY17 against the same period last year

  • By Subrata Ray, senior group VP, Icra Research

    In June, the passenger car segment shrank 5 per cent YoY whereas the utility vehicle segment maintained the do­u­ble-digit growth momentum. Prod­u­c­tion disruption at Maruti due to fire at

  • Jul
    17

    Tractor manufacturers are set for a big time this year, as monsoon has started covering the initial deficit of June with bountiful of rains all across the country, inducing farmers

  • By Mithilendu Jha, analyst, India Ratings and Research

    After a lacklustre start monsoon has finally picked pace. The latest rainfall data by India metrological department (IMD) indicates a 4 per cent higher rainfall so far

  • Jul
    10

    Nearly two months ago, the Union government reportedly proposed a ban on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in manufacturing of tobacco products through the trademark or licensing route. India

  • By Nilanjan Dey, director, Wishlist Capital Advisors

    In many ways, tobacco stocks have been the delight of discerning investors, the negative imagery thrown up by the alleged ‘death sticks’ notwithstanding. Cigarette plays have come as boons

  • Jul
    03

    The real estate sector continues to be in a recovery mode, after a prolonged slowdown over the past two years, especially in the residential segment. But the phase of

  • By Shilpa Shah, senior partner & head, Singhania & Partners

    The recent initiatives like FDI relaxations have given a new hope to players in the snail-paced cash-starved real estate industry. The government has removed all restrictions on FDI

  • Jun
    26

    Last financial year, tyre manufacturers had two probelms to grapple with: slowing volume growth from weak demand and an influx of Chinese imports. Still, they enjoyed comfortable profit margins,

  • By Vinod Nair, head of research, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services

    The tyre industry enjoyed many benefits in the last five years, led by the sharp reduction in raw material cost from cheap rubber prices and stable demand from the auto