LS polls: Who is India's choice?

LS polls: Who is India's choice?

In this episode of ‘RajNiti’, BTVI’s Executive Editor Siddharth Zarabi focuses on a post-poll survey conducted by Lokniti CSDS. Experts, including Sanjay Kumar, Co-Director of Lokniti and five senior journalists, give their own assessment of how I...
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Tracking nation’s economy so far and mapping what next

Tracking nation’s economy so far and mapping what next

A group of renowned panellists — GR Reddy, Advisor – Finance, Telangana government, Sajjid Z Chinoy, Chief India Economist, JP Morgan; RK Pattnaik, professor at SP Jain Institute of Management — discuss the national’s current economic scenario, fi...
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What’s the political situation a day before counting?

What’s the political situation a day before counting?

As exit polls point towards a clear mandate for NDA, BTVI takes a stock of the grassroots situation; Uttar Pradesh where the BJP is pushing a reward or punishment plan for MLAs and minister; Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where Congress is dealing w...
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Finance Ministry plans second round of PSB mergers

Finance Ministry plans second round of PSB mergers

Finance Ministry sources say that the next round of merger of public sector undertaking banks is already in the talks. Sources say the plans for the same are being drawn with two possible mergers this financial year, both of which could be initiat...
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Building India: Road Transport Ministry begins work on 100-Day agenda

Building India: Road Transport Ministry begins work on 100-Day agenda

While it is not clear who would assume the charge as the next Road Transport Minister, the ministry has already started working on 100-day agenda for the new government. The ministry is focusing on scrappage policy, road safety and electric vehicl...
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ED issues third round of summons to Chanda, Deepak Kochhar

ED issues third round of summons to Chanda, Deepak Kochhar

The Enforcement Directorate has issues third rounds of summons to Chanda and Deepak Kocchar, asks them to appear on May 30. This comes after the duo was asked to appear before the ED in the recent past. The ED has also asked Chanda Kochhar to subm...
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Monsoon reaches Andamans, Mainland awaits

Monsoon reaches Andamans, Mainland awaits

GP Sharma, Skymet, says that Monsoon is seemingly slow this year around and adds that it is not as aggressive as expected. He says it will take about a week to 10 days before the desired pattern of monsoon sets. He says monsoon is set to set foot ...
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Weak Q4 for Symphony

Weak Q4 for Symphony

Nrupesh C Shah, Executive Director of Symphony Ltd, gives an over of the company’s Q4 earnings. He says on the topline the firm saw a fall from Rs 157 crore to Rs 139 crore, down by 11%, but adds that the fall was expected. He says the a one-time ...
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Bharat Financial Inclusion Q4 posts 50% profit jump

Bharat Financial Inclusion Q4 posts 50% profit jump

Ashish Damani, CFO of Bharat Financial Inclusion, gives an insight into the company’s Q4 earnings. The company has posted a profit jump of 50% to Rs 321 crore. Damani says the company aims to grow at 45%-50% in terms of portfolio growth, of which ...
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Demand subdued for polls, will pick up after results: SS Kim, Hyundai

Demand subdued for polls, will pick up after results: SS Kim, Hyundai

SS Kim, MD & CEO of Hyundai Motors India, says there are a lot of factors that determine the market demand and adds that the ongoing Lok Sabha elections left an impact on the market. Kim says he’s market demand is likely to see a surge once poll r...
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Lenders rush for resolution of power cos

Lenders rush for resolution of power cos

At least three to four power companies are heading for resolution plans as banks await revised February 12 circular from the RBI. SKS Powers, Chhattisgarh has received a Rs 2,170 crore bid from Agritrade Resources. Ratan India has received a Rs 4,...
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Writing off Rs 1,000 crore led to dismal Q4: Romesh Sobti, IndusInd Bank

Writing off Rs 1,000 crore led to dismal Q4: Romesh Sobti, IndusInd Bank

Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO of IndusInd Bank, says IL&FS provisioning led to the dent in Q4 earnings, but adds that it was one-off. He says underlying drivers of growth have remained strong with a loan growth of 29%, corporate growth at 20%, vehicle fi...
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Aim To Bid For Orders Worth Rs 1500 Cr In Next 3-6 Months: KEI Industries

Aim To Bid For Orders Worth Rs 1500 Cr In Next 3-6 Months: KEI Industries

KEI Industries Chairman and Managing Director, Anil Gupta, says the sales have grown by 22%, volume by 18% through the year due to good product mix, which covered exports and the verticals. The company also aims to bag orders worth Rs 4000 Cr in E...
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Stellar Q4 for Cipla

Stellar Q4 for Cipla

Cipla declared its Q4 earnings on Wednesday with posting profit after tax at Rs 367 crore as opposed tp Rs 178 crore (Year-on-Year). Consolidated net sales also increased to Rs 4,271 crore against Rs 3,495 crore (YoY). EBITDA margin also increased...
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How Serious Is Economic Slowdown?

How Serious Is Economic Slowdown?

On this special edition of ‘The Big Story’, BTVI’s Muralidhar Swaminathan, and Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak Mutual Fund, discuss the slowdown in the economy, if the slowdown will continue for long, the new government facing the challenge of reviving it,...
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Aim To Bid For Orders Worth Rs 1500 Cr In The Next 3-6 Months: Anil Gupta, KEI Industries

Aim To Bid For Orders Worth Rs 1500 Cr In The Next 3-6 Months: Anil Gupta, KEI Industries

Chairman and Managing Director of KEI Industries, Anil Gupta, said the company sales has grown by 22%, volume growth by 18% through the year due to good product mix, which covered exports and the verticals. The company also aims to bag orders wort...
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Provisioning led to dent in Q4: Romesh Sobti, IndusInd Bank

Provisioning led to dent in Q4: Romesh Sobti, IndusInd Bank

Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank, while declaring the bank’s Q4 earnings, puts speculations about its merger with Bharat Financial Inclusion to rest saying the merger is on track. Sobti said the underlining growth, such as topline growth, rem...
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Finance Ministry Examining Different Merger Proposals Received From PSU Banks

Finance Ministry Examining Different Merger Proposals Received From PSU Banks

According to sources, Finance Ministry will announce one bank merger within 100 days if modi government returns to power, the ministry is examining viability of different merger proposals received from PSU banks. PNB may be the lead bank in next m...
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Pressure on Margins Due To China Imports: Anurag Mantri, Jindal Steel & Power

Pressure on Margins Due To China Imports: Anurag Mantri, Jindal Steel & Power

Anurag Mantri, CFO at Jinadal Steel & Power, said the company's EBITDA grew by 33% quarter on quarter, despite challenging situation. The company experienced pressure on margins due to China dumping cheap import products via other countries. Despi...
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IndusInd Bank Q4 net profit falls to Rs 360 crore

IndusInd Bank Q4 net profit falls to Rs 360 crore

IndusInd Bank posted its fourth quarter results on Wednesday. The numbers showed a fall in net profit with it posting only Rs 360 crore as opposed to Rs 953 crore in FY18. The numbers also showed that the bank’s provisions for bad loans significan...
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Farmer And Agri Distress Impacted Company Results: MK Dhanuka, Dhanuka Agritech

Farmer And Agri Distress Impacted Company Results: MK Dhanuka, Dhanuka Agritech

Mananging Director of Dhanuka Agritech, MK Dhanuka said impact of Chinese products was seen on the industry, as raw material prices increased disproportionately and could be not rolled out to the farmers, resulting in degrowth of profits. The comp...
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Plan capex of around Rs 8,000 crore in FY20: N Vijayagopal, BPCL

Plan capex of around Rs 8,000 crore in FY20: N Vijayagopal, BPCL

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd's Director- Finance, N Vijayagopal,Director- Finance said the GRM was slightly low in the march quarter, due to less inventory gain. The company also faced a shutdown in treatment units in Kochi. However, the compa...
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Sameeksha Capital: Market View

Sameeksha Capital: Market View

Bhavin Shah, Founder and Fund Manager, Sameeksha Capital, is of the view that continuation of the current government will be good for the PSU sector, speaks on the road ahead for aviation, talks about private banks vs public sector banks performan...
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Sales pressure on 'rings' product hit business: Amit Kumat, Prataap Snacks

Sales pressure on 'rings' product hit business: Amit Kumat, Prataap Snacks

Managing Director of Prataap Snacks, Amit Kumat, said the Avadh acquisition led to a consolidated sales growth of 15%. FY19 standalone revenue grew by 6%. The company will be trying to increase capacity in Gujarat plant, expecting double digit gro...
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CALL BTVI: Maximize Good Returns And Minimize Losses With Experts’ Guidance

CALL BTVI: Maximize Good Returns And Minimize Losses With Experts’ Guidance

Saurabh Jain, AVP-Research (Retail Equities), SMC Global Securities, Hemen Kapadia, Research, KR Choksey SSPL, answered viewers' questions on the stocks, shares, stock market, share their opinion on stocks to buy, sell and hold for best returns.
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Expect pharma EBITDA growth near 40% for FY20: Rajendra Gogri, Aarti Industries

Expect pharma EBITDA growth near 40% for FY20: Rajendra Gogri, Aarti Industries

CMD at Aarti Industries, Rajendra V Gogri, says the company expects volume and topline growth to continue in FY20, and also 40% year on year growth in Pharma to continue all through FY20. The company's revenue grew up by 17.6% to Rs 1,211 Cr, and ...
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Pressure on Margins Due To China Imports: Anurag Mantri, Jindal Stainless Steel

Pressure on Margins Due To China Imports: Anurag Mantri, Jindal Stainless Steel

Anurag Mantri, CFO at Jinadal Stainless Steel, said the company's EBITDA grew by 33% quarter on quarter, despite challenging situation. The company experienced pressure on margins due to China dumping cheap import products via other countries. Des...
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Strong Q4 For DLF: Consolidated Revenue Up 81.5% YoY

Strong Q4 For DLF: Consolidated Revenue Up 81.5% YoY

Realty major DLF reported a 76% jump YoY in its consolidated net profit at Rs 436.56 crore for the quarter ended March on higher sales. Its net profit stood at Rs 247.73 crore in the year ago period. Aarti Industries also posted revenue up by 17.6...
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Strong Q4 For Aarti Industries: Profit Grows 46%, Revenue By 17%

Strong Q4 For Aarti Industries: Profit Grows 46%, Revenue By 17%

CMD at Aarti Industries, Rajendra V Gogri, says the company expects volume and topline growth to continue in FY20. The company experienced a 40% year on year growth in Pharma, expect to continue the same through FY20. Revenue grew up by 17.6% Rs 1...
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Strong Q4 For Prataap Snacks; Profit up 37%

Strong Q4 For Prataap Snacks; Profit up 37%

MD, of Prataap Snacks, Amit Kumat, said the Avadh acquisition led to a consolidated sales growth of 15%. FY19 standalone revenue grew by 6%. The company will be trying to increase capacity in Gujarat plant, expecting double digit growth in FY20.
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Aim To Focus On Regional Languages For Further Content: Rahul Puri, Mukta Arts

Aim To Focus On Regional Languages For Further Content: Rahul Puri, Mukta Arts

Rahul Puri, MD, Mukta Arts, said the company posted strong Q4 earnings on most parameters, other income generated on the sale of music rights in the march quarter. He further said, the company plans to monetise assets in form of music rights in fu...
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BPCL Q4 Profits Jump Six Fold Quarter on Quarter

BPCL Q4 Profits Jump Six Fold Quarter on Quarter

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd's Director- Finance, N Vijayagopal,Director- Finance said the GRM was slightly low in the march quarter, due to less inventory gain. The company also faced a shutdown in treatment units in Kochi. However, the compa...
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Hinduja Group May Board Jet Airways With Eithad, Keen On Acquisition

Hinduja Group May Board Jet Airways With Eithad, Keen On Acquisition

According to sources, lenders may have to take 60% haircut on jet exposure in Hinduja offer. Hinduja Group has expressed concern over Rs 7,200 Cr haircut. The company is keen on acquiring 70% stake as well as staying on board with Etihad.
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RBI To Regulate Framework For NBFC's Liquidity Issues

RBI To Regulate Framework For NBFC's Liquidity Issues

Sources tell, RBI is formulating framework to address liquidity issues faced by NBFCs, the framework is considered to be put out in the public domain in the next 10 days. This will likely contain eligibility criteria on which the NBFC can place lo...
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DHFL Suspends FD Scheme; Outstanding Exposure At Rs 6,800 Cr

DHFL Suspends FD Scheme; Outstanding Exposure At Rs 6,800 Cr

Sources tell, that the outstanding FD scheme figure stand at Rs 6,800 Cr.The company reiterated that it won't be expecting fresh deposits, maturity payment to not be impacted. BTVI's Abishek Ranjan gives more details on the news.
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Induslnd Bank PAT Expected To Decline On Provisions Due To IL&FS

Induslnd Bank PAT Expected To Decline On Provisions Due To IL&FS

Siddharth Purohit, Research Analyst at SMC Institutional Equities said the company margins are flattish at 3.9% quarter on quarter. Loan growth seen at 32% year on year, Gross NPA & Net NPA likely to remain flat quarter on quarter. Net profit seen...
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BJP's Big Economic Agenda Before Results

BJP's Big Economic Agenda Before Results

BJP President Amit Shah hosted a dinner for leaders of NDA allies yesterday. The dinner was attended by top leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Shiv Sena Supremo Uddhav Thackeray. The NDA also laid out its age...
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Improved Automation To Boost Margins For Tech Mahindra?

Improved Automation To Boost Margins For Tech Mahindra?

CP Gurnani, MD & CEO of Tech Mahindra, believed that the company's Enterprise and communication will click over the year. While Manoj Bhat its CFO, shared that the margins are expected to move up by 18.7-18.8%, and will improve margins through cos...
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A Strong Q4 For DLF: Revenue Up 81.5%

A Strong Q4 For DLF: Revenue Up 81.5%

Realty major DLF reported a 76 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 436.56 crore for the quarter ended March on higher sales. Its net profit stood at Rs 247.73 crore in the year ago period. Aarti Industries also posted revenue up by ...
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BTVI Sets the Economic Agenda, Growth Outlook for FY20

BTVI Sets the Economic Agenda, Growth Outlook for FY20

As exit polls indicate a return for the NDA government, the next Finance Minister has the task to revive India's growth story. While former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan calls the slowdown a cyclical one rather than structural; Director and CEO of NIPF...
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Exit polls show return for Modi, prominent voices evaluate the numbers

Exit polls show return for Modi, prominent voices evaluate the numbers

With a saffron surge on the cards according to exit polls, senior journalists and commentators try to gauge the on ground sentiment and see how closely it is reflected by the exit poll results. Meanwhile markets celebrate the indication of NDA's r...
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Earnings to keep on your radar as all sectors trade in red

Earnings to keep on your radar as all sectors trade in red

Vineeta Sharma, Head-Research, Narnolia Financial Advisors, estimating the Q4 earnings of IndusInd Bank says she expects Net Interest Income (NII) growth to be 28% year-on-year and net profit jump by 17-18% YoY.
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Opposition creating fear psychosis after exit polls indicate NDA victory?

Opposition creating fear psychosis after exit polls indicate NDA victory?

After a clear mandate for the NDA seen in exit poll results, opposition leaders have approached the poll panel alleging EVM tampering. Is the opposition in panic mode with 36 hours to go for election results?
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Exit Polls indicate saffron Surge; DMK-Cong Combine likely to take Tamil Nadu

Exit Polls indicate saffron Surge; DMK-Cong Combine likely to take Tamil Nadu

While exit polls point towards a clear mandate for NDA, the Congress' alliance with DMK in Tamil Nadu may bear fruit. Meanwhile KCR is a clear favourite in Telangana as he works toward a federal front. Reporters gauge the sentiment on the ground t...
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Hyundai Launches 1st Compact SUV 'Venue' Priced at Rs 6.5 lk

Hyundai Launches 1st Compact SUV 'Venue' Priced at Rs 6.5 lk

Pitted against competitors like Maruti Brezza and Tata Nexon, the Venue is packed with features including wireless mobile charging. SS Kim, MD and CEO of Hyundai Motor India shares views on factors determining demand in the market and their aggres...
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21 Oppn Parties Meet EC, allege EVM Tampering

21 Oppn Parties Meet EC, allege EVM Tampering

As opposition leaders submit a memorandum to the poll panel regarding tampering of EVMs, RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha threatened to pick up arms to protect the devices. Meanwhile Bihar CM slammed the opposition while a voice of dissent has also em...
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RBI Board Meet: Currency Management Discussed, Supervision structure reviewed

RBI Board Meet: Currency Management Discussed, Supervision structure reviewed

Among important issues like the current economic situation and global as regional challenges, the RBI board took stock of the RBI as a whole as a supervisory cadre will be created.
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Diversification across AMCs is important, Advises Anand Rathi’s Feroz Azeez

Diversification across AMCs is important, Advises Anand Rathi’s Feroz Azeez

Anand Rathi Private Wealth Management’s Feroze Azeez talks about the importance of diversifying one’s investments in different AMCs, says keeping at least 4 AMCs in one’s portfolio helps in mitigating risk, and talking about prudent path for wealt...
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