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Indiabulls Housing Fin profit down in Q4

Indiabulls Housing Fin profit down in Q4

Ashwini Hooda, Deputy MD at Indiabulls Housing Finance, said some tax outgo affected Q4 earnings, otherwise the company posted a stable quarter. He added the firm was able to raise more than Rs 50,000 crore in the last 6 months which one of the hi...
BTVI
7mins
Mangesh Bhadang of IDBI Capital on cement industry earnings

Mangesh Bhadang of IDBI Capital on cement industry earnings

Mangesh Bhadang from IDBI Capital gives an overview of the how the cement industry is faring and their Q1 results. He says the slump in ACC earnings is an aberration as big players, including Ultratech, recorded good growth. He added that the rise...
BTVI
9mins
A brief look at Cement Industry results

A brief look at Cement Industry results

Mangesh Bhadang from IDBI Capital gives an overview of the how the cement industry is faring and their Q1 results. He says the slump in ACC earnings is an aberration as big players, including Ultratech, recorded good growth. He added that the rise...
BTVI
9mins
India’s tryst with Infra projects

India’s tryst with Infra projects

Nath Sinha, Chairman at NHAI; Vinayak Chatterjee of Feedback Infra; and Jayant Mhaiskar, CMD at MEP Infra talk about how infra sector fared in FY19. Sinha said NHAI completed 3,380 km of construction in FY19 and has been awarded new orders for 2,2...
BTVI
13mins
RBI asks banks to disclose exposure to IL&FS

RBI asks banks to disclose exposure to IL&FS

The Reserve Bank of India has asked all banks to disclose their exposure to IL&FS. Some lenders believe the condition of non-performing assets may be understated in bank books to improve bad loans portfolio. While banks find RBI move unusual, lend...
BTVI
3mins
Godrej Appliances launches portable and green cooling device Qube

Godrej Appliances launches portable and green cooling device Qube

Kamal Nandi, Business Head at Godrej Appliances, gives an outlook of their new portable cooling device Qube. Nandi says that the personal cooling device uses a thermoelectric instead of a compressor thus making it portable and assuring lesser cons...
BTVI
4mins
Stable Q1 for Hexaware

Stable Q1 for Hexaware

Hexaware Technologies CEO R Srikrishna says the company is having a soft Q1, but the performance is a slightly ahead of what they had expected with 2.2% sequential growth. While BFS and travel transportation was soft, there have been robust sales ...
BTVI
7mins
Rupee hits 7-week low

Rupee hits 7-week low

K Harihar of FirstRand Bank talks about the rupee depreciation which fell to a 7-week low in opening trade. Harihar adds that while rupee is under pressure, it is not fundamental, but rise in crude price may add to the pressure. Discussing the rea...
BTVI
7mins
Mixed Q4 for ICICI Pru, persistency ratio up by 86%

Mixed Q4 for ICICI Pru, persistency ratio up by 86%

ICICI Prudential Life MD & CEO NS Kanan discusses the company’s Q4 results which recorded a 11% growth (YoY) in APE in new business. Kanan added that consolidated PAT dropped to Rs 261 crore in the quarter as well. He also talks about the 86.1% in...
BTVI
2mins
RBI asks banks to disclose exposure to ILFS

RBI asks banks to disclose exposure to ILFS

The Reserve Bank of India has asked all banks to disclose their exposure to IL&FS. Some lenders believe the condition of non-performing assets may be understated in bank books to improve bad loans portfolio. While banks find RBI move unusual, lend...
BTVI
3mins
Weak Q4 from Maruti, improvement likely in sequential basis

Weak Q4 from Maruti, improvement likely in sequential basis

Chirag Jain from SBICAP Securities talks about Maruti Suzuki Q4 poll and its possible future trajectory. While there has been year-on-year decline for the company, Jain says improvement may come in a sequential basis. Jain says Maruti’s current pe...
BTVI
6mins
The Rajniti of Varanasi

The Rajniti of Varanasi

BTVI Executive Editor Siddharth Zarabi discusses the political scenario in Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency with politicians and journalists on the ground. While PM Narendra Modi will represent BJP in the fight for this seat, Congress general secre...
BTVI
57mins
The Campaign Trail: Mumbai's Swachh Bharat Mission

The Campaign Trail: Mumbai's Swachh Bharat Mission

In a recent survey conducted by Swachh Survekshaan 2019, the report showed Mumbai's ranking dropping down to 49 from last year's 18, while Thane's ranking has dropping down to 57 from last year's 40. BTVI travels to Mumbai's second largest dumping...
BTVI
13mins
PM Modi’s non-political interview with Akshay Kumar

PM Modi’s non-political interview with Akshay Kumar

PM Modi in a ‘non-political’ interview with Akshay Kumar, talks about his likes, his general life, on missing his mother, whether he gets time to watch films, on controlling anger, the image of strict disciplinarian, relations with opposition lead...
BTVI
28mins
Is The Internal Political Instability In Sri Lanka Hampering Counter-Terror Measures?

Is The Internal Political Instability In Sri Lanka Hampering Counter-Terror Measures?

Sri Lanka Deputy Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene has said that one of the terrorists involved in the suicide bombings had studied in UK and Australia before settling in Sri Lanka. He also revealed that all 9 attackers were from middle and upper...
BTVI
26mins
Seeking Alternates To Iranian Oil From US, Mexico

Seeking Alternates To Iranian Oil From US, Mexico

After the United States sanction announcement that won't be extending the waiver for countries concerning Iran oil sanction. Sources have told exclusively, that India is in talks with Non-OPEC producers like the US and Mexico to replace Iranian cr...
BTVI
2mins
200 Indians Stuck at Tapachula, Mexican Town Near US Border

200 Indians Stuck at Tapachula, Mexican Town Near US Border

An estimated 200 Indians are stuck at Tapachula town in the southern parts of Mexico, hoping to cross over to US border. Photographs sourced by BTVI show the Indians living in dilapidated conditions, many have been without food for weeks. BTVI’s S...
BTVI
1min
ITC moves NCLT seeking to cancel Leela sale, hearing on June 18

ITC moves NCLT seeking to cancel Leela sale, hearing on June 18

ITC Limited has approached the NCLT against debt-ridden Hotel Leela venture alleging oppression of its rights as a minority shareholder and mismanagement. The case has now been adjourned till June 18. BTVI’s Neha Tyati give more details.
BTVI
2mins
Madras High Court Lifts Ban On TikTok App

Madras High Court Lifts Ban On TikTok App

The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench has lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions. Earlier, the high court had passed an interim order banning the app citing inappropriat...
BTVI
1min
Essar Steel Saga: CoC says OCs looked upon even-handedly

Essar Steel Saga: CoC says OCs looked upon even-handedly

The CoC today replied to the NCLAT question of operational creditors, saying they have been looked upon even-handedly. The OCs in the last hearing asked as to why they haven’t been paid as much as the financial creditors. Rituparna Nath has more d...
BTVI
2mins
CJI Case: The Plot Thickens

CJI Case: The Plot Thickens

The Supreme Court said it will go to the root of the alleged conspiracy and sensational claims made by a lawyer that there is a conspiracy by corporate fixers to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment allegations agains...
BTVI
2mins
Meenakshi Lekhi slams Rahul’s ‘regret’ over chowkidar jibe

Meenakshi Lekhi slams Rahul’s ‘regret’ over chowkidar jibe

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi speaking with BTVI says Congress bringing Sheila Dikshit after her retirement shows they have no fresh faces to fight elections in Delhi, believes AAP and Congress have hidden agenda and hence the alliance didn’t happen. On ...
BTVI
3mins
Sri Lankan President seeks resignation of defence secy, police chief

Sri Lankan President seeks resignation of defence secy, police chief

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and country's police chief Pujith Jayasundara to resign after their failure to prevent the deadly suicide blasts despite having the prior intelligence inputs a...
BTVI
2mins
BTVI EXCLUSIVE: Pak Using Trade Route To Fund Terror In Kashmir

BTVI EXCLUSIVE: Pak Using Trade Route To Fund Terror In Kashmir

Days after India suspended the trade with Pakistan from the Jammu & Kashmir based trade routes, BTVI has exclusively accessed an intelligence document giving details of 10 Pakistan based terrorists who hail from Kashmir and were involved in funnel...
BTVI
2mins
Sterlite Tech Slumps On Margin Cut

Sterlite Tech Slumps On Margin Cut

Astha Jain, Senior Research Analyst at Hem Securities, analyses market possibilities and its positive outlook on commodities. Whereas, a weak Q4 seen for Sterlite Technologies, as profits jumped by 47% and Margins saw a contraction due to a jump i...
BTVI
24mins
Hyundai Venue targets millennials; Co looking to lead SUV segment

Hyundai Venue targets millennials; Co looking to lead SUV segment

Puneet Anand, Group Head- Marketing, Hyundai India talks about the company’s latest launch the all new Venue, which he says is the first connected SUV in India. Anand says the car has 10 features meant only for Indian market. He says Venue will he...
BTVI
2mins
CALL BTVI: Key insights on fundamentals and technicals from experts for smart investment decisions

CALL BTVI: Key insights on fundamentals and technicals from experts for smart investment decisions

Saurabh Jain of SMC Global Securities and Hemen Kapadia of KR Choksey guide you through unpredictable markets with their insights on stocks to hold, exit and buy for positive returns from your investments.
BTVI
26mins
RBI, PSU Banks to explain impact of SC verdict on NPAs

RBI, PSU Banks to explain impact of SC verdict on NPAs

A parliamentary panel has called for a meeting on May 7 with the RBI Governor, DFS Secretary along with COs and MDs of PSU banks to get clarity on the scenario, especially with regards to NPAs and NCLAT, after the Supreme Court quashed RBI’s Febru...
BTVI
2mins
Automakers reduce discount on cars, hike prices

Automakers reduce discount on cars, hike prices

While the past few months saw high discounts in the automotive industry, automakers are reducing discounts to make customers price sensitive for costlier vehicles post BS-6 norms. A series of regulations which are going to implemented from July on...
BTVI
2mins
News & updates about stocks in focus today

News & updates about stocks in focus today

As Nifty trades around days high, BTVI takes a look at how the day’s news and updates. Ultratech Cement numbers show a sharp upward trend. ACC, however, slumped on subdued Q1. Maruti reels under pressure as Kotak cut its ratings. Tata Global Bever...
BTVI
24mins
Hindustan Copper QIP Likely in May, expected to be at over 20% premium

Hindustan Copper QIP Likely in May, expected to be at over 20% premium

Hindustan Copper's QIP is expected in May as the board will meet on April 25 to approve the issue from which the firm plans to raise Rs 900 crore. Government holding will fall to 66.12 per cent from 76.05 per cent after the QIP issue.
BTVI
2mins
Tamil Nadu govt-Sterlite Face-Off: Losses Mount for company

Tamil Nadu govt-Sterlite Face-Off: Losses Mount for company

As the sterlite plant at Tuticorin doesn't seem to be opening any time soon, the firm gas lost Rs 1500 crore since its closure on March 29,2019. While Sterlite claims to have papers to prove that the plant doesn't cause damage, the Tamil Nadu gove...
BTVI
3mins
HSBC Mutual Fund: The fine print

HSBC Mutual Fund: The fine print

Neelotpal Sahai, Head-Equities, HSBC Mutual Fund, explains features of HSBC Mutual Fund, an equity hybrid scheme, launched by them in October 2018, and talking about the recent launch - the HSBC Large and Mid Cap Equity Fund – an open-ended equity...
BTVI
26mins
What are the reasons for sharp drop in Odisha turnout?

What are the reasons for sharp drop in Odisha turnout?

Psephologist Manu Sharma talking about sharp fall in voting percentage in Odisha compared with 2014 voter turnout says it indicates that some vote bank has not turned up to vote, and it would be clear on May 23. AK Bhattacharya, Editorial Director...
BTVI
9mins
What does the Phase 3 voting percentage in different states indicate?

What does the Phase 3 voting percentage in different states indicate?

Does Voter Turnout In Different States After Phase 3 Indicate Any Trend? Panelists Anuj Gupta, Senior Journalist, Ajay Setia, Senior Journalist and Sandeep Bamzai, Editor-in-Chief, IANS, debate on ‘RajNiti’ with Siddharth Zarabi.
BTVI
6mins
Will BJP make clean sweep in Gujarat?

Will BJP make clean sweep in Gujarat?

Sandeep Bamzai, Editor-in-Chief, IANS, says Congress will make inroads in Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and does not see a clean sweep by BJP in these states. S Srinivasan, Editor-in-Chief, The Federal, talks about the chances for BJP and Co...
BTVI
9mins
Decoding Ultratech Q4, profit above estimates

Decoding Ultratech Q4, profit above estimates

Binod Modi of Reliance Securities discusses Q4 numbers of Ultratech Cement as domestic volume growth went up by 18 per cent.
BTVI
9mins
Dhunseri Tea surges on Tata Global deal

Dhunseri Tea surges on Tata Global deal

With Tata Global set to buy the firm's branded tea business, Dhunseri Tea's MD CK Dhanuka shares future plans and the reason to leave out smaller brands from the deal.
BTVI
7mins
Stellar Q4 for Sterlite Tech, Profit Jumps by 47%

Stellar Q4 for Sterlite Tech, Profit Jumps by 47%

Anupam Jindal, CFP Sterlite Technologies, sheds light on the firm's order book which is at an all time high and building a network for future of the service and solutions business. He added that higher costs of raw materials dented margins.
BTVI
10mins
India turns to non-OPEC countries seeking substitutes for Iran oil

India turns to non-OPEC countries seeking substitutes for Iran oil

Sources have told BTVI that India may increase oil imports from US and Mexico in a bid to replace supply from Iran. OMCs may face sanctions on investments in US if they continue purchasing oil from Iran. US decided against reissuing sanction waive...
BTVI
1min
Top themes to bet on as earnings are set to pick up post polls

Top themes to bet on as earnings are set to pick up post polls

Vaibhav Sanghvi of Avendus Capital shares his outlook for markets as well as stocks to watch out for as India sees healthy inflows on changing global cues and earnings seem likely to pick up after Lok Sabha elections. Strong banks are expected to ...
BTVI
26mins
Key insights on fundamentals and technicals from experts for smart investment decisions

Key insights on fundamentals and technicals from experts for smart investment decisions

Saurabh Jain of SMC Global Securities and Hemen Kapadia of KR Choksey guide you through unpredictable markets with their insights on stocks to hold, exit and buy for positive returns from your investments.
BTVI
26mins
Top bets in banking, airlines, auto and more

Top bets in banking, airlines, auto and more

Shitij Gandhi, Technical Research Analyst at SMC, shares recommendations on key stocks to bet on across various sectors including banking and airline.
BTVI
11mins
A work culture develops around me because of the way I work: PM Modi

A work culture develops around me because of the way I work: PM Modi

The Khiladi of Bollywood meets the key player of India's political arena for a non-political interview as PM Modi opens up about relations with opposition leaders, memes about him on social media and more.
BTVI
5mins
Australian share market closes at new 11-year high: ASX200 gains 1% Wednesday

Australian share market closes at new 11-year high: ASX200 gains 1% Wednesday

24 Apr 2019 - ASX closes in new 11.5-year high territory after Wall Street returns to record highs on earnings results. ASX200 built momentum throughout day despite CPI missing expectations. Bellamy’s Australia (ASX:BAL) receives SAMR approval for...
Finance News Network
5mins
Muthoot Fin Jumps more than 30% in a year, up 65% from Oct 2018 lows

Muthoot Fin Jumps more than 30% in a year, up 65% from Oct 2018 lows

George Muthoot, MD Muthoot Finance, shares the growth outlook for the firm as it emerges as one of the best performing counters from the NBFC space. He said there are no issues with asset liability mismatch as strong subsidiary performance aided t...
BTVI
11mins
The Agri Stress: Rural Wages not keeping up with rural inflation

The Agri Stress: Rural Wages not keeping up with rural inflation

Nadir Godrej, Chairman of Godrej Agrovet, tells how helping farmers with high prices and controlling inflation with lower food prices is contradictory; and that the solution is increasing productivity through better inputs, seeds and better practi...
BTVI
9mins
Lenders to vote on Patanjali's revised offer for Ruchi Soya

Lenders to vote on Patanjali's revised offer for Ruchi Soya

As Patanjali revises offer to Rs 4,350 crore with a fresh capital infusion of Rs 115 crore, lenders meet to vote today ahead of the 270 day resolution deadline ending on May 10 as Patanjali remains the sole bidder after Adani Wilmar recently withd...
BTVI
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