A second whistle for SunPharma, RIL sets another benchmark, Jet Airways- Etihad Tussle- Weekly Digest #74

Monday- 14th January 2019 Talks among Jet Airways and partner Etihad Airways over a possible rescue are stuck over several stipulations by the former for making any further investment. Etihad has refused to pledge its shares as collateral against loans to the Indian carrier. VBL is in talks to acquire PepsiCo’s bottling, sales and distribution …

Maggi in trouble, Reliance Jio – RCom deal revives, Jet Airways crash – Weekly Digest #72

Monday- 31st December 2018 The RBI has forecasted gross bad loans will decline to 10.3% of total loans by March 2019 from 10.8% at the end of September 2018 and 11.5% in March 2018. This is the first time since 2015 that the regulator has believed that the industry will report a decline in NPAs. …

RBI-FinMin Consensus, Fall in crude oil prices, Rupee staging comeback- Weekly Digest #70

Monday- 19th November 2018 The RBI and the Finance Ministry have reached a common ground where the RBI has agreed to restructure small-scale loans and set up a committee to discuss the issue of transfer of surplus reserves to the government. It also decided to consider a relaxation of lending norms for banks under the …

Rupee hits an all-time low, Amazon India receives fresh infusion, Fortis-IHH deal approved by shareholders- Weekly Digest #69

Monday- 13th August 2018 The Indian Rupee hits a 5 year low as it fell by 1.58% against USD to reach 68.93 amidst selloff in emerging market currencies led by the collapsing Turkish lira. In the derivative trading, the rupee crossed 70 to the USD. Bain Capital Private Equity is competing with US private equity firm KKR to …

RBI increases repo rate, Jet Airways in trouble, RIL wins against the govt- Weekly Digest #68

Monday- 30th July 2018 Axis Bank reported a 46% fall in net profit in the Q1 to ₹701 crore from ₹1,306 crore on YoY basis. This has been attributed to a rise in provisions and muted other income. DLF Brands is shuttering the India store network of US women’s accessories brand Claire's amid trouble at the …

The Sensex mounts 37K, HDFC AMC saw a stellar demand, Voda-Idea merger approved- Weekly Digest #67

Monday- 23rd July 2018 LIC has tightened its grip on Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) by appointing its own senior executive as chairman. Hemant Bhargava, LIC managing director and its nominee on IL&FS’ board, will be its new non-executive chairman. Flipkart to shut down eBay.in, which it had been operating for the last one year, and eBay …