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Carmakers are betting on alliances to rev up sales and mitigate risks

New Delhi, April 22 -- Collaborative efforts between carmakers are set to gain traction in India. Last week, India's Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) and America's Ford Motor Co. said they would jointl... Read More


Auto sector slowdown, tech changes a double whammy for auto component firms

Mumbai, April 19 -- It is no secret that the pain of slowdown in the auto sector will trickle down to auto component makers, albeit with a lag. Component makers need to brace up for sharp production c... Read More


Order-flow hurdles, working-capital woes put the brakes on the road sector

New Delhi, April 14 -- All is not well for road-construction companies. Weak order flows in a normally robust March quarter, lower-than-expected pace of construction and stretched working capital may ... Read More


Earnings downgrades on production cuts to stall recovery in auto stocks

Mumbai, April 10 -- Automobile sales are decelerating, and incentives and discounts are not helping shore up demand. The uncertain outlook and mounting unsold inventory have compelled companies to cut... Read More


With the world economy slowing, global debt also cooled off in 2018

New Delhi, April 8 -- Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times" goes the adage. It looks like the good times were missing for most of 2018 because the pace of debt accumulation was fa... Read More


Shareholders fear Amara Raja may lose pace after ending Johnson tie-up

Mumbai, April 5 -- Amara Raja Batteries Ltd's stock fell 6% over the last two trading sessions on news that it has terminated its shareholder agreement with Johnson Controls International Plc., its te... Read More


A resilient show by capital goods firms may mask weakness in India capex cycle

New Delhi, April 3 -- The BSE Capital Goods index has risen 13% from its lows in mid-February, slightly more than the 10.5% gain in the BSE 500 index. This is despite the recent news on weak order flo... Read More


Tata's investment in GMR signals business of airports is taking off

New Delhi, March 31 -- With air passenger growth rising year after year in India, the airports business should have attracted investors by the hordes. But on the contrary, investors have been fleeing.... Read More


Success of DLF QIP shows paying off debt does pay off

New Delhi, March 28 -- The success of DLF QIP worth Rs.3,200 crore, which was subscribed more than two times, shows renewed investor interest in the company. The shares were offered at close to a 7% d... Read More


Toyota-Suzuki car deals: A boon or bane for Maruti?

New Delhi, March 27 -- Investors dislike uncertainty. The collaborative effort between Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. to cross-badge cars has led to ambiguity for Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. W... Read More