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Higher commodity costs to weigh on profit margins of consumer firms in near term

MUMBAI, March 10 -- A sharp increase in raw material prices in among the key risks to profit margins of consumer firms from a near-term perspective. Tea prices have been firm, and those of crude as we... Read More


Trent stock is trending again on expectations of good recovery ahead

MUMBAI, March 9 -- Shares of retailer Trent Ltd traded more than 5% higher in early deals on Tuesday on the National Stock Exchange. Note that the shares hit a new 52-week high on 4 March and have app... Read More


HUL's high input costs are a worry, but valuations soothe rising input costs are

New Delhi, March 9 -- Rising input costs are a threat to many companies these days and Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is not an exception. An increase in the prices of tea, palm oil, and crude oil deri... Read More


High input costs pose worry for HUL, but valuations offer some comfort

New Delhi, March 9 -- Rising input costs are a threat to many companies these days. Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is not an exception. Increase in prices of tea, palm oil and crude oil derivatives are ... Read More


Amid slow recovery, hotels await corporate demand to check-in

NEW DELHI, March 5 -- The hotel industry has been recovering from the pain of the hit to demand caused by the pandemic, but is not out of the woods yet. The pace of recovery hasn't enthused investors ... Read More


For Maruti, late adoption of EV tech dampens sentiment

NEW DELHI, March 5 -- Maruti Suzuki India Ltd's parent, Suzuki Motor Corp. (SMC), has shared its midterm management plan for the five years through March 2026. Some of the key takeaways for Maruti Su... Read More


Adani Ports' investors cheer Gangavaram Port acquisition; stock hits new high

New Delhi, March 4 -- Shares of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) were trading about 2% higher in early deals on Thursday on NSE. Investors seem to be pleased with the company's acquis... Read More


Adani Ports' stock at new highs as investors cheer company's growing footprint

New Delhi, March 4 -- Shares of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd rose 3% on Thursday and hit a new 52-week high. Investors are visibly pleased with the company's acquisition of a 31.5% stake ... Read More


PSU stocks are finally getting their moment in the sun

MUMBAI, March 3 -- The year 2021 has begun well for investors of public sector unit (PSU) companies, with the stocks in limelight. The BSE PSU index has surged 25% so far this calendar year. This comp... Read More


Nestle India's growth focus is good, but stock is already pricey

MUMBAI, March 2 -- Nestle India Ltd held an analyst meet last week and provided an update on its business. The packaged foods company is has over 40 new innovation projects in the pipeline. Over the ... Read More