By suggesting an out of court, mediated and amicable settlement to the litigants, has the apex court swept the issue under the carpet and sent the dispute back to where it stood 2 decades earlier or more? Continue reading Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid – An opportunity missed by the Apex Court?
The industry barely has 15 days inventory of two-wheelers, a month’s inventory of three-wheelers and less than two months of inventory of commercial vehicles. The automobile industry has had enough time on their hands to clear this inventory. Continue reading Why auto companies should not cry foul over Supreme Court’s BS III ban judgement
For a government which is doing most of the heavy-lifting to push the economy forward, low-cost funds with an extended tenure will be helpful. In that sense shifting to a higher maturity borrowing is a step in the right direction. Continue reading Government’s new borrowing plan gives the economy sufficient room to push forward
More than 80 percent of MTNL’s revenue is absorbed in employee costs, while in the case of BSNL it is 55 percent. Compare this to Idea Cellular where the number is less than four percent and we know why the PSU giants are losing the battle. Continue reading MTNL-BSNL merger: A recipe for disaster
The court has clarified that it is not against the use of Aadhaar for other schemes but only against mandatory use of Aadhaar for benefit schemes. Continue reading Aadhaar Card Tussle: Why feud between government and SC on Aadhaar is not a big deal
In terms of valuation, analysts expect Future Retail to post an EPS of Rs 7 for the current fiscal, discounting its current price of Rs 263 by 37 times as compared to 77 for D-Mart. But D-Mart has a faster growth rate and a more efficient business model which will always give it a premium over other players. Continue reading Why investors prefer Damani’s D-Mart over Biyani’s Future Group
SBP is a unique company in the sense that its retail stores offer home improvement and building products. The company offers structural steel, cement, thermo mechanical treatment bars, hollow blocks, pipes and tubes, roofing solutions, welding accessories, primers, solar heaters, plumbing products, tiles, sanitary ware, water tanks, plywood, kitchen sinks, and lighting and other allied products. Continue reading Subscribe to Shankara Building Products IPO: Niche company, strong management
Who could ever have expected Modi to play blind on a controversial head priest with the largest political stake of the nation. Will the gamble pay-off? Continue reading Yogi Adityanath… The second line of BJP unveiled??
The investor is thus getting a merged entity of Idea-Vodafone with an enterprise value of Rs 154,800 crore which is saddled with a debt of Rs 107,900 crore and its equity is valued at Rs 46,900 crore. In other words, investors are getting more debt than equity in their hands, something that is similar to the current position. Continue reading Idea + Vodafone: Birlas play safe, Vodafone consolidates, shareholders in limbo
Based on its FY16 numbers the company is valued at 27.5 times its Rs 18.37 earnings. The pricing is in line with MT Educare and can offer some listing gains for investors. Continue reading CL Educate IPO: Play for small listing gains in near-term
After back-testing data since 2006, every time the Sensex makes a peak after a strong bull rally, the New High Low Index level surges to over 80% level for few days. Furthermore, the number of stocks hitting new yearly highs are more than 250 stocks on an average Continue reading Sensex near all-time high: Does the rally have any more steam?
How foreign investors will act going forward especially after a clarity on US economy emerges is a bigger worry now. Continue reading Indian market rally isn’t a patch on Dow’s
One of the most used quotable quotes from Warren Buffett is ‘Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.’ Continue reading What Indian investors should learn from Warren Buffett’s wisdom
The government will have an uphill task of maintaining the GDP rate going forward as the impact of agriculture growth and taxes will be missing. Further, with the fiscal deficit already overshooting the annual target, government is running out of ammunition. Continue reading December quarter GDP numbers are a hard act to follow
With oil prices likely to remain low given a slowdown in the global economy and excess supply, a merger with HPCL would give ONGC much-needed growth. Similarly, for HPCL it would need to lock its oil supply as it goes on an expansion spree. Continue reading An ONGC-HPCL merger would lift India in global M&A scene