Budget 2020

Lofty valuations factor in key positives for risk conscious Kotak Bank: Analysts

NEW DELHI: ‘s March quarter earnings missed analysts’ estimates on the profit front led by lower-than-expected growth in net interest income (NII) and higher provisions. Analysts say the private lender has been risk conscious for a while, which has taken a toll on its growth. Analysts believe the stock will closely track growth momentum, which […]

Budget 2020

Coronavirus | ‘Logistics is key to easing oxygen crisis’

The oxygen shortages at hospitals treating COVID-19 patients leading to multiple deaths, which has turned the spotlight on the production and supply of the life-sustaining element, may start easing in the coming weeks, multiple challenges notwithstanding, officials in the logistics and gas production industries said. “The government has a grip on the situation and things […]

Budget 2020

Is silver the new gold? Key triggers to watch in precious metals

Some analysts and traders are betting that silver will outperform gold this year. Silver’s historic price performance relative to gold and the ongoing demand-supply dynamics may be the reasons behind such beliefs. Silver is glittering more than gold nowadays even though the yellow metal has entered the correction zone after hitting an all-time high in […]

Sports

Unbeaten, untested: Vinesh wins Asian Championships gold, awaits clash with key rivals

By her own admission, Vinesh Phogat’s main purpose of travelling to Almaty, Kazakhstan, for the Asian Championship was to fight against her two biggest rivals: Japan’s Mayu Mukaida and Qianyu Pang of China. Less than 100 days before the Tokyo Olympics, competing against them would have given the Indian medal contender a fair appraisal of […]

Budget 2020

Bank Strike Today: Key services to be hit as unions call 2-day agitation to protest privatisation

Banking services such as cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearing and business transactions were impacted across the country on Monday, the day one of the PSU bank union’s strike, against the proposed privatisation of two more state-owned lenders. United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, had given a strike call for […]

Sports

Hyderabad FC becomes key feeder for national squad’s Dubai trip

Now that the Indian Super League (ISL) season has ended, attention has turned towards the national team that is poised to assemble in Dubai later this month. The team will compete in two friendlies against Oman and hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 25 and 29 respectively. Among the 27-member squad selected for the […]

Budget 2020

Craftsman Automation IPO: Price band, lot size, other key details to know

NEW DELHI: The initial public offering (IPO) of Craftsman Automation will open for subscription on Wednesday, and the company will seek to raise Rs 824 crore from the primary market through the issue. The company proposes to utilise the net proceeds from the fresh issue towards repayment of borrowings and for general corporate purposes. Here […]

Budget 2020

Reacting to data in high velocity is key, says Srivastava

Data became a first-class citizen last year and now has a seat at the board table of large global corporations, said Sanjay Srivastava, chief digital officer at Genpact commenting changes and challenges in the post-pandemic market. “It is not just that data has become the first-class citizen in enterprises but reacting to data in high […]