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India Ratings projects economic growth at 7.1% next fiscal
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
India Ratings and Research today projected the country's economic growth to improve to 7.1 per cent next fiscal from 6.5 per cent this year, buoyed by robust consumption demand and low commodity prices.
Rate cut dilemma remains as RBI wary on Inflation
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
In the last policy announcement, the monetary policy committee headed by RBI governor Urjit Patel kept repo rate unchanged at 6% with a neutral stance citing that rising consumer prices will threaten their trajectory for inflation.
Automobile components industry to grow by 9-11%; raw material prices play spoilsport
Sat, Sep 09, 2017
The rise in commodity prices still put pressure on automobile components in the country despite the growth.
RBI unlikely to cut repo rate even as CPI inflation reaches to a series low
Mon, May 29, 2017
Urjit Patel governor of RBI along with Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have kept the policy rate unchanged in last three meet followed by a neutral stance in the month of February 2017. This may continue in June bi-monthly monetary policy despite low CPI.
Midcap stocks outperform Sensex, Nifty in the last one year
Fri, May 19, 2017
Suresh Sadagopan, founder, Ladder7 said, “Renewed domestic investor participation especially as all other assets including Fixed Income securities offering muted returns, FII interest in our stocks, DII buying, are some of the reasons.”
Protectionism can blunt US firms' efficiency & can affect Indian companies, says FM Arun Jaitley
Sun, May 07, 2017
India's finance minister Arun Jaitley while speaking at 'Asia's Economic Outlook: Talking Trade' on the sidelines of Asian Development Bank's 50th annual meet in Japan said that the US firms may become sluggish if cheaper products and efficient services are cut off to them due to protectionist policies.
Can Rupee save India from rising wholesale inflation?
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Siddharth Purohit Senior Equity Research Analysts – Banking of Angel Broking said, “We believe a strong rupee should result in lower crude oil prices for Indian basket and that should keep both CPI and WPI under check in the near term.”
Wholesale Inflation eases in March but likely to rise going further
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Following the February numbers, analysts at Motilal Oswal and Care Ratings expected WPI to be around 6.3% for last month of FY17.
China Jan-Feb industrial profits surge 32% as commodity prices rally
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Profits of Chinese industrial firms surged 31.5 percent in the first two months of 2017 from a year earlier as prices of commodities from coal to iron ore raced higher, while strong imports also pointed to a pick-up in activity.
China to target around 6.5% economic growth in 2017: Sources
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
China will lower its 2017 economic growth target to around 6.5% from last year`s 6.5-7%, policy sources said, reinforcing a policy shift from supporting growth to pushing reforms to contain debt and housing risks.
Growth in China's factories, services slows in December
Sun, Jan 01, 2017
China`s manufacturing sector expanded at a weaker than expected pace in December, with growth slowing from the previous month as the world`s second-largest economy heads into 2017.