Morning Business News Round Up_April 9, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • SAC shows interest in bidding for Air India
  • NBWs issued against Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi
  • CVC awaits vigilance report; calls PNB auditors
  • India to flag steel duty hike issue at TPF meet with US
  • To end bankruptcy proceedings, Binani to move country’s top court
  • Flipkart-Amazon combine may face close scrutiny
  • SBI, PNB put 15 NPAs worth Rs 1,063 crore for sale
  • L&T to grab early spotlight at Defexpo with first private sector warship
  • Govt borrowing likely to be lower in second half of FY19 than in the first
  • DIPP to discuss FDI issues in tobacco sector with stakeholders on April 11
  • FPIs stay bullish on India, invest over Rs 37 billion in debt markets
  • Canara Bank to shut three branches in Leicester, Bahrain and Shanghai
  • India, Nepal agree to expedite all connectivity projects
  • Adani Ports inaugurates Dhamra Port 2nd phase expansion
  • Bharat Biotech unveils new brand identity
  • Eight of top 10 companies add Rs 86,000 cr in m-cap
  • With UIDAI curbs on e-verification firms, fintech players turn to physical KYC
  • Jyoti Structures resolution plan may get fresh lease of life
  • Regulators may extend timings of currency derivatives trading
  • ACME Solar to re-file documents for IPO

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  • VLCC to open 50 institutes in India, plans to go international
  • NCLAT interim order clears RCom asset sales to Reliance Jio
  • Avendus arm to lend to small and medium firms
  • India, South Korea to ink pact for seafarers, boost bilateral ties: Nitin Gadkari
  • CGST Mumbai zone mops up Rs 72,509-crore revenue till February
  • Pakistan economy set to surpass last year’s decade-high growth: SBP
  • Tata Chemicals all set to acquire Allied Silica Ltd for Rs 123 crore
  • Monsoon data to affect agri prices in coming months
  • Downstream PSUs to report subdued numbers
  • Cabinet note on new MSP policy soon
  • Lower bond yields and big spends may prod govt to up H1 borrowings
  • Two-wheeler loans grow 32% in 2017; Gujarat has highest NPAs

Morning Business News Round Up_March 15, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • World Bank projects India’s FY19 GDP growth at 7.3%
  • SBI may challenge order against taking over assets
  • Currency in circulation back to pre-demonetisation level
  • LTCG relief for investors of unlisted cos as govt extends indexation benefit
  • Indian realty sector market to reach $180 billion
  • Saudi turns to nuclear power to curb oil addiction
  • Decoding Videocon’s move on Philips, Electrolux
  • PNB fraud: RBI guv Urjit Patel blames regulatory constraints for scam
  • WB to raise lending to India by $1 bn for next five years
  • Strides Shasun gets US FDA approval for HIV treatment drug Efavirenz
  • Torrent may raise Rs 15 bn via QIP as it readies to bid for Sanofi assets
  • Revise GST, impose anti-dumping duty to boost textile sector: Parl panel
  • Bandhan Bank aims to keep gross NPA below 1%

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  • Cabinet approves India, Iran double taxation pact
  • Wholesale price inflation eases to 2.48% in Feb
  • Ban on LoUs to have disruptive impact: India Inc
  • Suzlon installs India’s largest wind turbine generator
  • Calderys India Refractories eyeing 25% capacity expansion
  • L&T wins contracts worth₹1,600 crore
  • BoI hits pay dirt on recoveries, helps lift sentiment for public sector peers
  • Yes Bank acquires 17.31% stake in Fortis Healthcare
  • Bharat Dynamics IPO sees 46% subscription on Day 2
  • UltraTech Cement hikes bid for Binani Cement to $1 billion
  • PNB fraud: ED seeks Interpol warrant against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red as blue-chip shares plunge, PSU banks rise up to 14%; OMCs tumble
  • Bharti Airtel approves allotment of debentures to raise Rs 3,000 cr
  • 67% Indian businesses hit by ransomware, 38% twice: Sophos
  • Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 years: Jayant Sinha
  • Clean-up act: Banks may give PNB short-term loans
  • Wipro to divest hosted data centre services biz to Ensono for $405m
  • RBI Guv calls for more powers to regulate state-owned lenders

Morning Business News Round Up_March 14, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • RBI scraps LoUs, the tool that set off India’s biggest banking scam
  • Raghuram Rajan defends 80:20 gold scheme
  • Tata Sons sells shares worth nearly Rs 9,000 cr in TCS
  • Bhushan Steel’s insolvency resolution put on hold
  • SBI closes 41L SB accounts for not keeping min balance
  • Nirav case: Total fraud amount rises to Rs 13,600 cr
  • Showcause notices issued to telcos on call drops: TRAI
  • SC extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to phones, bank accounts

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  • States issued Rs 283.98 bn as GST compensation till Dec: Arun Jaitley
  • PNB discloses Rs 9.42 bn additional exposure in Nirav Modi, Choksi fraud
  • Govt to sell 10% stake in HAL through Rs 42.30 billion IPO
  • BPCL to participate in insolvency process for Nagarjuna Oil corp
  • Banks agree to govt terms for Rs 800-billion recapitalisation bonds
  • MCX set to launch world’s first brass futures contract
  • Near-term correction likely in NCDEX refined soya oil
  • July-Dec 2017 saw surge in MSMEs seeking credit for first time
  • Suzlon installs India’s largest wind turbine generator
  • Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for Tizanidine tablets
  • HDFC to pare over 4% stake in AMC arm through IPO
  • Gail India buys 2 LNG cargoes for April delivery-traders
  • HDFC Bank blocks all its cards to buy, trade cryptocurrencies
  • RCom says to appeal NCLT order against Reliance Infratel asset sale
  • Bharat Dynamics IPO sees 32% subscription on Day 1
  • Over 9,000 cases under consideration of NCLT, including over 2500 cases of insolvency, says government
  • India to become collateral damage in Trump’s trade war on steel, aluminium
  • IBC: Government says no reduction in resolution plan submissions post Ordinance
  • China accounts for 66 pct of India’s bulk drug imports in FY’17
  • Karnataka allots 43 acres to Wistron for Apple’s iPhone unit
  • SBI retains minimum balance limit, but cuts penalty charges by 75%
  • Eicher ends Polaris JV, Multix dumped
  • Suzlon to set up 36 wind units for Maharashtra utility
  • Small cars have higher insurance loss ratio than SUVs

Morning Business News Round Up_March 12, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • US, China keen to join International Solar Alliance
  • Jet Airways, Air France, others to bid for Air India
  • Disney’s ‘Black Panther’ reaches $1 billion globally
  • India should drag US in WTO over tariff hike: Experts
  • Govt to get around Rs 8,044 cr dividend from Coal India
  • SBI tightens noose around borrowers in jewellery sector
  • PFC’s power projects with 14,000 Mw capacity to go down insolvency alley
  • SBI, UCO Bank looking for buyers to clear off Rs 12.45-billion NPAs
  • PM Modi calls for concessional, less-risky financing for solar projects
  • ‘Powerful’ UP govt is top defaulter with Rs 100-bn power dues
  • Need $1 trn to achieve 1 TW solar power capacity by 2030: Emmanuel Macron
  • Govt to invest Rs 50 bn in Food Corporation of India in 2 years: Parl panel
  • India on its way recovering from demonetisation disruptions: IMF
  • GST Council meet: E-way bill from April, easier returns delayed

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  • India can stand tall in a trade war: Anand Mahindra
  • NTPC to acquire Kanti, Nabinagar JV plants for Rs 3,000 cr
  • As Chinese imports decline, domestic refractory makers eye larger market
  • Women make up just 22% of S&P 500 boards: Report
  • Neuberg Diagnostics to invest ₹300 cr for expansion
  • Manufacturing outlook positive for January-March quarter: Ficci
  • EON to acquire RWE’s Innogy, upending German energy industry
  • India, China key engines of global economic growth: IMF’s Tao Zhang
  • CCI clears RCom’s plans to sell infra assets to Reliance Jio
  • India, China important engines of regional and global economic growth: IMF
  • European Union says no ‘immediate’ clarity from US on trade tariffs
  • Coca-Cola plans to localise two-third of its products portfolio in India
  • High production to keep prices under pressure
  • Rural, infra spaces may see momentum in next few quarters
  • Oil, fund flows, GST glitches key risks in 2018: Crisil
  • Inefficiencies in logistics cost India $95 billion
  • PMO calls officials’ meet on exporters’ GST refunds

Morning Business News Round Up_March 9, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • Indian economy will have V-shaped recovery: Garg
  • PNB may be given 1 year to provision against fraud
  • India Inc has Rs 2L cr cash trapped in balance sheets
  • Government eases norms for e-way bill generation
  • NCLT ​accepts Aircel’s bankruptcy petition
  • Adani, Essar, Jaypee power plants in stressed list
  • Japan to recruit 2 lakh Indian IT professionals
  • Corp resolution: L&T moves NCLT against Bhushan Steel
  • India set to achieve 20 GW solar energy capacities this fiscal itself: Govt
  • Direct tax collection rises 19.5% in the April-Feb period to Rs 7.44 trn
  • Adani rethinks Abbot Point options as debt refinancing stalls in Australia
  • Airbus signs contracts with two Indian startups

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  • Railways aim to save Rs 100 billion a year with reverse auction bidding
  • Airtel-Telenor merger approved by NCLT; Airtel to get ops in 7 circles
  • UAE free trade zone woos Indian companies
  • Choksi blames investigative agencies for flouting law
  • BASF SE in talks to acquire Bayer’s vegetable seed biz
  • Without US, 11 Asia-Pacific states to sign trade deal
  • Apollo Tyres opens an all-women rubber sheet making unit
  • KEC International wins Rs 1,378-cr job orders
  • Bitcoin under pressure as US, Japan revive regulation concern
  • Japan eyes India to fill manpower gap in its information technology sector
  • Azim Premji quietly gives away more to charity
  • Sugar mills hit as excess output trips supply balance
  • Corruption common in public sector banks but trust intact, says survey
  • Parliamentary panel, SBI flag concern over stressed power companies
  • Equity MF inflows intact despite sharp market fall
  • Positive momentum in sales adds more teeth to auto sector
  • ED confident of Nirav’s deportation to India
  • L&T Infotech to help America’s vintage churches from decaying

Morning Business News Round Up_Feb 27, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • NCAER pegs India’s 2018-19 economic growth at 7.5%
  • CBI seeks details of nostro transactions from 5 banks
  • DGS seeks HUL response on GST calculation method
  • WhatsApp leaks: HDFC Bank submits report to Sebi
  • Bhushan Steel bid: Liberty makes case before NCLT
  • Services, industrials to lift Q3 GVA print to 6.8%
  • UPI-based system mulled for retail investors in IPOs
  • Rs 11 trillion priority sector lending target achievable: FM
  • SBI Chairman expects PNB to clear Rs 13 bn dues
  • RInfra wins Rs 2.92 bn arbitration with Goa govt over non-payment of dues
  • RIL-BP’s $4 bn plan for developing 3 sets of discoveries in KG-D6 approved
  • Weinstein studio to file for bankruptcy as investors stop funding
  • ACC shelves plans to merge with Ambuja Cement
  • KYC norms for e-wallets made mandatory from March 1

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  • Technology, better supervision needed to tackle banking malpractices: CII
  • Aircel’s woes rise as majority shareholder Maxis decides not to infuse more funds
  • Daiichi-Ranbaxy row: HC orders attachment of Singh brothers’ assets
  • PFC to lend Rs 50,200 cr for UP power projects
  • Indian equities no longer top pick among emerging markets
  • Trai begins consultation to fix service quality norms for LTE calls
  • Anadarko in talks with nine Indian firms to sell gas from Rovuma basin
  • Idea-Vodafone building war chest to take on rivals
  • Kalyan Jewellers looks to file IPO papers in a month
  • BSNL selects Nokia to launch 4G service in 10 circles
  • HG Infra IPO 11% subscription on Day 1
  • 70% IGST refund stuck due to flawed claims filed by exporters: CBEC
  • Vodafone group CEO Vittario Colao terms Trai predatory pricing rule as unfair
  • Govt publishes names of 9,500 high risk non-banking financial companies
  • Grundfos bets big on e-pumps; eyes Rs 1,000 cr turnover from India in 4 years
  • RBI raises currency derivative trade limit to USD 100 mn
  • Hindustan Zinc invests Rs 600 cr in 2 new mills
  • Bank NPAs to rise with new resolution rules
  • Warburg Pincus to sell part stake in Lemon Tree Hotels via IPO
  • Auction by Andhra Bank exposes chinks in banking

Morning Business News Round Up_Feb 26, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • PNB-wary banks now plan to get solid cover for lone wolf attacks
  • Sebi, bourses probe stock manipulation at PSBs
  • PNB: ED to seek info from over dozen countries on Nirav
  • AP signs MoUs of Rs 1.75L cr, RIL to invest Rs 55K cr
  • COAI says no question of apology to Reliance Jio
  • Taxmen told to go the whole hog for record Rs 10 lakh crore kitty
  • India will soon leapfrog to cutting-edge rail technology’
  • Dr Reddy’s gets EIR, says USFDA maintained OAI status for Srikakulam plant
  • JSW Steel close to acquire Italian firm Aferpi for Rs 6 billion:
  • Essar Shipping plans to double cargo tonnage to 30 MT by 2019-20: CEO
  • Catholic Syrian Bank to increase equity to allow Fairfax on board
  • PNB scam, possible Fed rate hike spur Rs 100 bn FPI sell-off in Feb
  • MSE gets Sebi nod for electronic book building mechanism for online bidding

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  • Jaitley slams regulators’ failure to detect PNB fraud
  • One-page return, staggered filing likely for GST
  • Multinational accounting firms face the heat
  • Bhushan Power bid: NCLT to hear Liberty House plea on Monday
  • Pharma industry told to make use of changing demographics
  • Turkish ground handling co Celebi plans to invest in India
  • ONGC Videsh drops plan to build LNG export facility in Iran
  • Hindustan Zinc to commission 2 new mills at Rs600 cr cost
  • Grasim Industries gets green nod for Rs1,800 crore expansion project
  • SBI set for UK restructuring
  • Europe to shut ABLV Bank at center of a scandal roiling Latvia
  • India may allow only commercial coal mining in the future
  • 70% IGST refund stuck due to flawed claims filed by exporters: CBEC
  • Focus on investment, productivity to lead to sustainable growth rate: Report
  • Huawei unveils world’s first 5G commercial modem
  • Tech Mahindra bets big on 5G services, sets up lab in Bengaluru
  • Wealth of Indian rich equals15% of GDP, poor getting poorer
  • Sebi, SEs look for manipulation in bank derivatives
  • FPIs pull out Rs 10,000 cr from equity market this month
  • CBI files Rs 97 cr loan default case against Simbhaoli Sugars; chairman, Dy MD
  • FinMin, RBI to hold talks on raising FII limit in G-Secs

Morning Business News Round Up_Feb 22 , 2018

Morning Business News :

  • Q3 GDP growth seen at 6.5-7 pc: SBI study
  • Preserve liquidity to pick quality stocks on derivatives expiry day
  • EPFO reduces interest rate to 8.55% for 2017-18, its third straight cut
  • Bajaj Finserv, Grasim and Titan to be part of Nifty 50 index from April 2
  • TCS, Infy, HDFC help Sensex, Nifty end higher after three losing sessions
  • Stock exchanges try to assuage concerns after MSCI warning
  • BSE to launch cross-currency derivatives next week
  • Dollar hits one-week high as focus shifts to Fed; world stocks fall for 3rd day
  • RIL to acquire 5% in Eros International for Rs 1,000 cr

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  • NSE 500 cos’ performance too improves in December quarter
  • UP investors summit: RIL to invest Rs10,000 crore over next 3 years, says Mukesh Ambani
  • ONGC short-lists 3 US oil service majors to lift output from two fields
  • Wipro to set up Rs220 crore manufacturing unit in Telangana
  • Sun Pharma shares tank over 8%; biggest drag on Sensex, pharma index today
  • Rupee drops 15 paise, nears 65-mark against US dollar as Sensex trips from day’s high
  • Idea Cellular QIP: Birla group telco fixes issue price at Rs 82.5 to raise Rs 3,500 crore
  • Retail firms outdo market in terms of 10-year return

Morning Business News Round Up_Feb 02, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • FPIs may have found a way to dodge LTCG bullet
  • I-T dept has tech to trace black money: CBDT chief
  • Budget reaffirms digital commitment within govt
  • Govt raises import duty on cotton seed oil, olive oil
  • Telecom sector to create 4 lakh new jobs in 5 yrs: Sinha
  • Government defers compulsory E-way bill application
  • Imported luxury cars to be costlier by up to Rs 10 lakh
  • Budget 2018: The great balancing act by Jaitley on social and fiscal fronts
  • Union Budget 2018-19 Announcements In Nutshell
  • Issue guidelines to ascertain predatory pricing: TDSAT to telecom regulator
  • At Rs 6.2 trn, April-Dec fiscal deficit touches 113.6% of FY18 estimate
  • Titan Q3 net rises 21% to Rs 2.8 bn; total income up 7%
  • Bitcoin’s big wipeout erased $44 bn of market value in Jan

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  • Govt misses fiscal deficit target; higher at 3.5% in FY 18
  • Govt hikes customs duty on mobile phones to 20%
  • Budget eyes Rs 80,000 cr from PSU disinvestment in FY19
  • Logistics sector to benefit from National Logistics Portal
  • Maruti sales up 4% at 1,39,189 units in January
  • Royal Enfield January sales up 31% at 77,878 units
  • IMF welcomes fiscal deficit targets set by Arun Jaitley
  • Smart cities mission gets a hike in budget
  • Rupee crumbles 44 paise on LTCG tax, fiscal deficit woes
  • Alibaba raises forecast, agrees to buy 33% of Ant Financial
  • TV18 to increase Viacom18 stake to 51%
  • Oil steady as Opec compliance offsets robust US output
  • Tata Motors worried over drop in commercial vehicle share
  • FPIs infuse more than $1 billion in Indian debt in 2 weeks
  • ONGC pays government Rs 36,915 crore for HPCL
  • Amazon posts largest profit in its history on sales, tax boost
  • Govt lowers market borrowing to Rs 4.07 lakh cr for FY19
  • Gold Monetisation Scheme to be revamped: Jaitley
  • 3 PSU insurers to be merged and listed
  • Highest ever infra allocation to boost investment cycle

Morning Business News Round Up_Feb 01, 2018

Morning Business News :

  • FY17 GDP growth revised to 7.1% from 6.6% earlier
  • Reliance Jio warns public against fake JioCoin apps
  • US Fed leaves rate unchanged; sets up March hike
  • Quess to acquire Monster India, HCL Info’ care biz
  • SBI gets board approval to divest 4.40% CCIL stake
  • Havells India promoters sell 2% stake for Rs 647 cr
  • TV18 becomes majority shareholder in Viacom18 at a valuation of $2 billion
  • IBBI chairman Sahoo defends 94% haircut for stressed firm
  • Sebi agrees to transfer Rs 16.7 bn of surplus funds to govt
  • Recap bonds: Govt fixes coupon rates up to 7.68% with six maturities
  • ICICI Bank Q3 net drops 32% to Rs 16.5 bn; smallest profit in 7 quarters
  • HC allows Daiichi plea seeking Rs 35.6-bn arbitral award against Singh Bros
  • Morgan Stanley shifts p-note base as govt tightens rules for FPIs
  • Trai cuts mobile number port out charges by 79% to Rs 4
  • China January factory growth dips to 8-month low
  • IREDA, Rewa Ultra Mega Solar sign loan agreement
  • Solar Alliance to sign 121 projects by April-end
  • Ramky Enviro to invest₹1,000 cr in expansion
  • JSW Steel logs record Q3 profit of Rs.1,774 cr
  • H&M India sales nearly double to Rs 955 cr in 2017
  • Liquidation is anti-thesis of resolution, says IBBI chief
  • SBI’s deposit rate hike sets stage for rise in interest rates
  • Blackstone to buy Thomson Reuters F&R unit in a $20 billion deal

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  • Galaxy Surfactants IPO sees 19.76 times subscription on the last day
  • Hindustan Copper plans to raise Rs1,400 crore via QIP
  • Vedanta Q3 profit slips about 4% to Rs2,053 crore, lags estimates
  • GST E-way Bill mandatory from Thursday
  • Suresh Prabhu to meet industry next month on new industrial policy
  • Banks can keep recap bonds in HTM category minus any limit
  • Middle Eastern countries must broaden tax bases: IMF
  • Samsung Electronics reaps $39.30 billion net profit in 2017
  • Walmart to pick up 15-20 per cent stake in Flipkart: Report
  • TVS Motor launches crusade against copy cats
  • India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights
  • Hero MotoCorp re-enters premium segment with new Xtreme 200R bike
  • Bulk deposit rates rise as credit growth picks up momentum