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From fe 500 3 years ago

MNCs perform better than Indian peers

Multinational companies in India have performed better in terms of aggregate profitibility ratio than Indian companies in 2009-10.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Getting leaner for fatter profits

Corporate profits witnessed a significant increase in FY2009-10. India’s GDP grew by 7.4% as compared to 6.7% in the previous year. The higher growth of manufacturing sector and construction sector was responsible for this upturn.
From fe 500 3 years ago

For MSTC, diversifying is key to success

From 1964 till date—Mini Ratna MSTC Ltd has been gaining from strength to strength. Starting off as a regulatory body for export of ferrous scrap and then becoming a SAIL subsidiary and a canalizing agency for import of ferrous scrap in 1974.
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India Inc reinforces faith of investors

All the other 63 broad industry categories under which the FE 500 had been clubbed had positive growth to show. As always, aggregates tend to conceal some real good or bad performances.
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Caveats and limitations

While the overall sales rankings have been made on the basis of the available universe of private and public sector quoted companies, the other rankings are restricted to the FE 500.
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How we did it

The final list of FE 500 has been compiled from published balance-sheets of listed companies which closed their last financial year between April 1, 2009, and March 31, 2010.
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Ready to build on structural changes

Wipro is now banking on its recent organisational shuffle to rejuvenate its IT business, as the $6 billion IT major prepares to fight threat of being displaced from its No.3 position by a smaller but fast-growing Cognizant Technology Solutions.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Keeping a sharp focus on strategy

Tata Consultancy Services, the country’s largest information technology exporter has kept its focus on the simple things – remaining close to customers to help them enhance efficiency and managing costs and operations optimally.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Tata Motors revs up with JLR

When Tata Motors bought out marquee British brands Jaguar and Land Rover for $2.3 billion in April 2008, few gave the company any chance of being able to revive the business.
From fe 500 3 years ago

A global player takes on local challenges

Sterlite Industries, India’s largest producer of non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper, zinc and lead, has several competitive edges over rivals—production costs far below global benchmarks, strong liquidity position, investment grade credit rating and a diversified portfolio.
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Investing in R&D to enhance quality

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd is doing well despite competition from cheaper Chinese imports. The company has drawn up corporate plans to further consolidate its position in the domestic power market.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Building on a solid foundation

Hindalco Industries Limited, the metals flagship of the Aditya Birla Group, is the world’s largest aluminium rolling company and one of the biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia.
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Simpler structure, better management

The Rs 37,034-crore engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro is in the throes of a major transition. The company is planning to reorganise its operations into nine business verticals as the conglomerate seeks to simplify its structure to better manage growth.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Laying nerves of steel in the country

Tata Steel’s access to the major steel markets in the world makes it one of the familiar brand names globally. While its presence in Europe following the acquisition of Corus has added to its topline multi-fold besides taking it to the number five among the top steel makers, it is for the time being dragging its profit.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Steeling its position in the global market

In view of the developments in world economy in the last decade, raw material security has become the primary concern of all steel majors.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Stamping a strong global footprint

Bharti Airtel continues to sustain its growth momentum across India, South Asia and Africa. In Africa we have focussed on developing a long term sustainable business model.

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