• Aug

    The asset quality revival continued to remain elusive for all banks even in Q1FY17. Banks faced another weak quarter with high provisions for bad loans resulting in a steep

  • By Siddharth Purohit, senior research analyst, Angel Broking

    The banking sector has been going through tough times and the results for this quarter indicate that there is no respite as far as asset quality is concerned (except for

  • Aug

    The number of bidders for hybrid annuity model (HAM) road projects have gone up to 8-10 from two six months ago, indicating a renewed private sector interest in the highway

  • By Sanjay Sethi, MD & CEO, Nestor Consulting India

    Highways is one of the most promising infrastructure sectors in the country today. The engineering procurement and construction (EPC) projects of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has

  • Jul

    Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), especially those who have been focused on the retail segment, are poised for better loan growth as well as margin expansion in the coming quarters.

  • By Prakash Agarwal, director and co-fead, banks and FI ratings, India Ratings & Research

    Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) can continue to gain credit market share at the expense of banks in the medium-term, as banks struggle to raise capital to manage the Basel-III transition

  • Jul

    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

    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