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PLI for specialty steel: Govt expects robust response from large firms

“As the scheme would be fund limited, in case the company fails to meet the committed threshold in any given year, it will not receive any benefits for that year.

Relaxo’s Gaurav Dua on life beyond work

From Netflix to Apple, among others are some of his favourite brands

Gaurav Dua, executive director, Relaxo

How brands can provide the best customer experience

‘Share of experience’ is the new norm, and one needs to consistently make efforts towards it to survive in the modern age

Delivering a smooth, seamless or frictionless experience to users is imperative

Why digital OOH is the new frontier of marketing

A Nielson study has highlighted that OOH enjoys significant advantages over conventional forms of offline advertising

Texmaco Rail: Maintain ‘Buy’ with TP of Rs 69

While we like the company’s diversified segmental presence, we moderate our order inflow and execution assumptions due to the ongoing economic slowdown and slower traction in railway EPC projects.

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Avanti Feeds: Maintain ‘Buy’ with a target price of Rs 400

We note the stock price correction of 30% over the past four months offers an attractive entry price and we retain our 'Buy' rating with a DCF-based target price of Rs 400.

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Plan to charge zero MDR for large merchants is faulty, says expert

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the FY20 Budget abolished MDR charges for all merchants having a turnover of over Rs 50 crore which would lead the payment companies taking a hit on their margin

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Bankers see opportunity in MSMEs – here’s how

The extent to which banks are using data to lend to SMEs can grow dramatically as almost every bank is working towards this initiative as there is a big opportunity, said the SBI chairman.

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Easy loans: Banks to sanction retail loans through portal

Industry members claim that the turnaround time after loan sanctions through the portal has been long. In a meeting with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier this month, an industry association

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Govt, RBI done all that they could for NBFCs: SBI chief Rajnish Kumar

There is nothing further the government can do, Kumar said, adding that there is liquidity, partial credit enhancement and interest rates have moderated. Asked about the progress made in the resolutio

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Steel pricing spread helps assertain strength of variables

In the next three decades the deregulation of the steel market (abolition of freight equalisation) and imports having been put under open general license led to a paradigm shift to the concepts of sup

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Rains put price pressure on Kerala’s banana, veggie exports

Banana accounts for as much as 60-65% of the green exports from Kerala and the rest are vegetables. Of the banana varieties, nenthran plantain leads the food preferences of Kerala’s 20 lakh diaspora

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India’s shrimp exports to the US rises by 14 pct in January-June 2019

Total imports of shrimp by US for the first six months of 2019 remained flat at 300,683 tonne compared to 302,495 tonne imported during the same period of 2018. Overall, US imported 695,332 tonne of s

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Pink bollworm attack on cotton crosses economic threshold limit in Maharashtra

Last year’s cotton sowing was estimated at 126.44 lakh hectare. Scientists say that early cotton sowing may be responsible for pink bollworm attack.

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Weak exports, uncompetitive prices to hit cotton spinners, says report

With India exporting roughly one-third of its cotton yarn production every year, trends in export demand play a crucial role in determining the overall performance of the domestic spinning sector. 

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Corporate bond issuances via private placements rise 76%

The total corporate bond issuance in FY19 was Rs 6.1 lakh crore, just slightly higher than `6 lakh crore mopped up in FY18.

Rethink electoral bonds, secret donations a bad idea

Promoters’ pledged shareholding falls to 2.83% in Jan-Mar: Kotak Institutional Equities report

Outstanding promoters’ pledged shares were Rs 1.95 lakh crore, which is about 1.38% of the total BSE-500 Index’s market capitalisation in March 2019.

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Sensex logs 5th straight loss amid earnings, trade woes

The investors sentiment was also dented by the weak results reported by some of the heavyweights; the Street chose to stay cautious ahead of results from other blue chips given the trend so far has be

Cyclone Fani impact: Surat textile industry reels from Rs 500-crore losses

To make matters worse, a sizeable number of labourers from Odisha are employed in the Surat textile industry, said Ashish Gujarati, president of Pandesara Weavers' Association.

Textile & apparel exports grow just 1.66% in FY19

Cotton association reduces crop estimates for 2018-19 to 315L bales

CAI’s current estimates for the North Zone, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are lower by 1 lakh bales each compared to its previous month estimate.

Cashew exporters concerned over surge in fraudulent imports of kernel

India produces 6-7 million tonne raw cashew per annum, and was till recently the leading supplier of kernels to the global markets.

Branded bouquests blooming on the shelves of modern retail

The concept of modern malls in India has been slow in catching up with the trend of stocking flowers. The trade has been traditionally reserved for road-side vendors.  

Gold rush: Jewellers make desperate bid to woo customers

Popley Group has launched a special edition of gold coins, which are being offered at cheaper rates, and is also selling luxury watches at a 25-50% discount.

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Lower output, price rise to hit cotton yarn margins

India’s cotton production is expected drop by over 5% in cotton season 2019 (the CS is usually from October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2019) due to low water availability and inadequate south-west mo

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