A stable Q4 for Mahindra Lifespaces

A stable Q4 for Mahindra Lifespaces

Sangeeta Prasad, MD & CEO at Mahindra Lifespaces, says Q4 was a good quarter, especially with 90% units of newly-launched Centralis being sold out in 3 days. Saying the firm has been focusing on land, launch, completion and collection, she said th...
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Lok Sabha polls: What is at stake in Uttar Pradesh in Phase 3 of polling?

Lok Sabha polls: What is at stake in Uttar Pradesh in Phase 3 of polling?

Uttar Pradesh has 10 seats in fray in Phase 3 of polling. After Jat land, the battle has now shifted to Yadav land — stronghold of the SP. In 2014, SP had won 3 out of these 10 seats even amid strong Modi wave. Besides SP patriarch Mulayam Yadav c...
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BTVI-CVoter Satisfaction Sentimeter finds out what India thinks of its leaders

BTVI-CVoter Satisfaction Sentimeter finds out what India thinks of its leaders

The BTVI-CVoter Satisfaction Sentimeter puts the public satisfaction level with PM Modi at an overwhelming 47.39 per cent and that with Gandhi at just 5.76 per cent, as per the latest data available as of April 20. Another tracker — Most Suitable ...
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Vinita Sharma's top bets & stocks to keep on radar

Vinita Sharma's top bets & stocks to keep on radar

Vineeta Sharma, Head of Research at Narnolia Financial, says the volatility in the market is likely to subside towards the end of the year, especially with domestic factors toning down. Citing that this is the time for market consolidation, she sa...
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With no waiver on Iran sanctions, India looks at other crude suppliers

With no waiver on Iran sanctions, India looks at other crude suppliers

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted that India will get additional supplies from other major oil producers and that Indian refiners are prepared to meet fuel demand. With election season on, oil prices are likely to increase marginally. While ...
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Oil prices hover around 2019 high amid US move to stop Iran oil sanction waiver

Oil prices hover around 2019 high amid US move to stop Iran oil sanction waiver

Vandana Hari, Founder at Vanda Insights, talks about US move to do away with waiver on Iranian oil sanctions. She also discusses the possible role that OPEC and OPEC+ allies are likely to play. With over 1000 barrels of oil import going off for In...
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Teamlease buys eCentric’s IT staffing operations, seeks 8-10% margin

Teamlease buys eCentric’s IT staffing operations, seeks 8-10% margin

Ravi Vishwanath, CFO of Teamlease Services, says the firm got into IT staffing about 3 years ago and has done 4 acquisitions, including eCentric, so far. Vishwanath says when the firm was looking to expand their footprint, eCentric appeared as the...
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HDFC Sec top pick of the week: Mastek

HDFC Sec top pick of the week: Mastek

Abdul Karim, HDFC Securities, recommends Mastek as their top pick of the week. He suggests buying Mastek at CMP and adding on decline. He adds that the company has excellent record of project execution in the past and that it could add new clients.
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IBA sends NPA Resolution proposal to RBI; a look at key suggestions

IBA sends NPA Resolution proposal to RBI; a look at key suggestions

IBA has sent a proposal to RBI about NPA resolution. Among the main suggestions is to put NBFCs and ARCs under Stressed Asset Framework Rules. Revival of JLF is the second major suggestion. A change in the 1-day default norm to 30-day period as we...
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'Lok Sabha Elections Phase 3 most crucial one'

'Lok Sabha Elections Phase 3 most crucial one'

Madhukar Upadhyay, senior journalist, says Lok Sabha elections Phase 3 is the most critical one as it is deciding factor in states such as Bengal, Bihar and Gujarat. BJP which had won all 26 seats in Gujarat in 2014, is now finding 7 seats, where ...
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Cement Sector Earnings look good this quarter: HDFC Sec

Cement Sector Earnings look good this quarter: HDFC Sec

Rajesh Ravi from HDFC Securities gives an outlook of cement sector earnings. He says the sector is looking for 10% gain in terms of volume growth this quarter, as well as 2% price recovery. On possible top performers of this quarter, he says ACC, ...
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Blackstone a suitable partner: Essel Propack

Blackstone a suitable partner: Essel Propack

Essel Propack VC & MD Ashok Goel says that Blackstone, which is acquiring majority stake of his firm, is a suitable partner. Goel says the decision for stake sale was taken to be able to continue the legacy and add value to employees, shareholders...
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