Sandeep Singh

Articles By Sandeep Singh

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October-December earnings: Net sales fall, but profits rise on low input costs

Even as revival in earnings for India Inc is being termed as the factor that will lead the turnaround of stock markets going forward, the quarter ended December 2015 seems to be another quarter lost on that account.

India Inc- Hong Kong bourse News

Widening of NH-24: The highway to affordable housing

The construction of Delhi-Meerut Expressway would improve connectivity between small cities while increasing residential housing spots, say experts.

National Highway Authority of India News

Trend reversal: Housing loan disbursement by state-owned banks slows down

According to the bank-wise housing loan disbursement data for public sector banks, the home loan disbursement in the first six months of FY16 is less than half of what was disbursed in the full year in FY15.

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FDI relaxation in insurance: Fresh funds to unlock domestic potential

The government may have failed to clear the Goods and Services Tax Bill 2014 along with several other reforms that are still in the pipeline, but one sector that has seen a rebound in investor interest after the Centre eased

fdi News

Affordable segment: Cities on the periphery taking the centre-stage

While there has been a marginal pick up in credit deployment of scheduled commercial banks for housing sector as it has gone up from 16.2 per cent in October 2014 to 17.6 per cent in October 2015.

real estate bill News

Outward remittance for September hits a record of $457 mn

The sharp jump in outward remittance of funds by individuals under the liberalised remittance scheme (LRS) continued for the third straight month and hit a new high of $457.5 million in September 2015, taking the outflow in t

Remittances News

Should you invest in Inflation indexed bonds?

With the possibility of banks reducing their offering on deposits and inflation always threatening to come back, the instrument is far from losing its relevance.

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Delhi’s redevelopment policy: The rush before the announcement

As developers and residents keenly await the notification on the policy, hectic parleys are on to reconstruct the group housing societies

delhi development authority News

How much RIL, ONGC and other top 50 companies spent on CSR

India's top 50 companies that make up the benchmark Nifty index at the National Stock Exchange claim to have spent over Rs 4,600 crore in the financial year ended March 2015 on corporate social responsibilities.

Corporate Social Responsibility News

As govt plans to disinvest its stake in Coal India, should you invest?

Experts say that while the share sale makes sense for large institutional investors, with stocks of the company having lost almost 6.5% since the last OFS, retail investors may not be that enthused.

coal india News

Initial public offerings: Not all on the list is worth a tick

The disparity in the performance of the IPOs calls for greater scrutiny by retail investors before they invest in public offerings.

Markets News

With poor infra, urban haats fail to lure customers

This is not the case with just this haat. Urban haats across the country are undergoing similar pain.

Urban Haats News

Recovery mode: India Inc’s profit jumps 12% on falling input cost

RBI's decision to cut repo rate by 75 basis point between January and June 2015 also benefited the firms as they saw a 3% decline in aggregate interest expenditure.

Reliance Industries News

PSU stake sales: Revitalised programme may offer new investment routes

With commodities and energy companies under stress and global investors showing little interest in them, the government is now looking to line up firms from the financial and infrastructure segments where there is greater inv

psu stake sale News

Contract manufacturing pact with Suzuki: Several institutional investors on board for Maruti’s Gujarat plant

While MSIL has maintained that it would utilise its cash in product development, R&D, marketing infrastructure and a higher dividend payout, it has calmed them to an extent.

Maruti Suzuki car sales News

Nestle India planning Diwali comeback for Maggi

Two vendors of Maggi told that Nestle’s officials from the quality department visited their plant over the last week.

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FIIs taking exit route derailed govt’s disinvestment plan by 2 months

During May-August, FIIs sold Indian debt and equity holdings worth Rs 27,000 cr. Centre has set a target of Rs 69,500 cr to be raised via strategic sales this year.

indian rupee News

Indigenous production: Self-reliance, the best defence

To ensure the all round success of ‘Make in India’, the Centre has to actively support the creation of a private defence industrial base.

Manohar Parrikar, Defence News

All-time high: Monthly outward remittances hit $380 million in July

RBI had raised the individual limit under LRS from $125,000 to $250,000 in February 2015.

indian rupee News

Interest rates: How cuts affect loans under process

Change in a bank’s base rate is quite crucial to an under-process loan.

home loan News

Post RBI rate cut: To protect margins, banks choose not to favour new customers

Since banks are required to cut rates for existing customers in the same proportion as the cut in base rate, they are increasing their spread for new customers so that they always have a decent margin with them to bear the pr

Banks, sbi bank, icici bank, rbi rate cut News

Buying a new home? Undisclosed charges could add up to your pain before possession

In the absence of a regulator, developers spring up charges under various heads, some of which aren’t even disclosed till possession.

home loan News

Home loan: Rate cut an opportunity to ease the EMI pinch

A day after State Bank of India announced a 40 basis point cut in lending rates, with effect from October 5, following the Reserve Bank of India’s repo rate cut of 50 basis points on Tuesday, the bank has gone on a sales sp

Lending rates may come down by 50-100 basis points on excess supply News

Infrastructure: Developing disaster-proof cities

With govt giving a clear push to city infrastructure, it would make sense to build transport, water, sanitation and power infrastructure with optimum physical resilience.

real estate cities News

Small banks: All you need to know about 10 new players

There will not be any restriction in the area of operations of small finance banks.

small bank license rbi News

Infrastructure projects remain under stress as funds fall short

While stalled projects have added to the woes of infrastructure sector, the decline in the financial health of corporate houses executing these projects has further weakened their ability to borrow more from banks.

infrastructure News

As US Fed 2-day meeting begins today, what world markets are expecting

At the end of a two-day meeting, America’s central bank will decide if it is time to raise interest rates, the first since June 2006. Indian Express explains why economies around the world are worried.

US Federal reserve News