Sandeep Singh


Residential Projects: Tightening noose on delayed delivery
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

1.53 lakh units in 1,879 projects across 8 cities are delayed by 3 years; RERA and cases against developers expected to ensure project handover in time

Unruffled by Infosys founders’ concerns: DIIs continue to raise holding; share of MFs, insurers at 20.13%
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

In February 2017, Murthy had raised concern over “the drop in corporate governance standards” at Infosys.

Retail-focused lenders an opportunity
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

With the share of lending to the retail segment still below par, there is potential for banks and NBFCs to increase their exposure to this loan category and thereby attain growth, thus making them preferred investment options in comparison to others

Rs 1,000 crore: D-Mart’s Ignatius Navil Noronha is richest professional CEO
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Noronha’s wealth is significantly higher than other non-promoter MDs and CEOs.

Infra lending: Credit clouds go missing, leave investment climate dry
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Experts say that it may take another 4-5 quarters before private investment and credit growth picks up for the industrial sector.

Patna zoo, under Lalu son, buys soil from mall site under Lalu son
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Rabri Devi, sisters are shareholders in firm that owns site

Supreme Court order on liquor sale: 4 & 5 star hotels may lose status
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

Four star and five star hotels which fall in that periphery now run the risk of losing their premium status

Earnings growth biggest concern; a correction in market is due’: Manishi Raychaudhuri
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

The managing director of Asia Equity Strategist, BNP Paribas said that a correction in the markets would make investment proposition attractive for investors.

Realtors get the message: No more delays
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

While there are 1.45 lakh housing units facing delays of over 24 months in the NCR, in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region the number of such units is 89,652.

Earnings growth biggest concern; a correction in market is due, says Manishi Raychaudhuri
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Calendar 2017 has started on a strong note with the Sensex and the Nifty hitting all-time highs on the back of strong investment from both domestic and foreign institutional investors.

Poll results lift investor sentiment, FPI inflow at all-time high: Rs 54,000 crore
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

The previous high was an inflow of Rs 36,045 crore in July 2014, two months after the Modi government came to power at the Centre.

New political donation norms hurt transparency, courts may step in: ex-CEC
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Earlier, the Companies Act, 2013 capped political donations from companies at 7.5 per cent of their average net profits in the last three financial years.

Corporate realty players on a joint venture highway
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Over the last 2-3 years, as the real estate market weakened and traditional realty developers lost ability to complete their projects, large corporate house-promoted players have captured both the market and homebuyers’ imagination

Behind D-Mart’s bumper IPO lie fundamentals of business: Stick to basics
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Experts say that the high-listing premium given by the markets to D-Mart should be seen as a mark of respect to a well-run company that follows the most basic fundamentals of doing a business.

Market watch: Sharp revival makes up for demonetisation loss
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Sensex that fell 3.5% between Nov 8 and Dec 30 has gone up by 12.6% since then and closed at 29,585.8 on Thursday

Impact on market: BJP win in Uttarakhand, UP may give short-term fillip
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

"Investors will give a premium to Indian markets for the likelihood of a long-term stability at the Centre and thereby consistency in policies,” said C J George, managing director, Geojit Financial Services.

After demonetisation: As cash comes in, digital deals show sharp dip
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

The decline in digital transactions in two successive months goes against the government’s stated objective of scrapping high-value currencies — that of moving towards a “less cash” economy.

Broader market: Small is the new big
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

Investors should look at growth stories specific to a company and certain sectors as there are many firms that are doing well on earnings front, say experts

Company outlook: Beyond the boardroom battle
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In events such as management tussle in a company, investors should look out for the broad intent of the promoter and whether returns were generated in the past

Demonetisation blow to consumption impacts credit offtake growth
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Economists say that there was a decline in consumption in Nov and Dec as people were uncertain about spending after government announced to withdraw the legal tender character of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Infosys rift: Vishal Sikka enjoys strong backing of institutional investors
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

In the case of foreign institutional investors (FIIs) or foreign portfolio investors, the shareholding has come down from 41.5 per cent to 39.02 per cent.

Favourable for buyers: Affordable housing focus may lead to further price correction
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Recent measures taken by the government, coupled with the continued pressure on the real estate market would further bring property prices down.

Track Demand Drafts used to convert old to new, RBI tells banks
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Senior bank officials with at least three different banks told The Indian Express that the RBI in its letter sent to the banks has asked them details of all the DDs made during the demonetisation period and later cancelled.

Fiscal deficit kept at 3.2 per cent considering needs for development, says Ashok Lavasa
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, told The Indian Express that both the department and the government do not want such a situation and they are working towards reducing human interface through the use of technology.

Interview with Economic Affairs Secretary: ‘Limited time window will keep electoral bonds from becoming a parallel currency’
Tue, Feb 07, 2017

On the proposed electoral bonds, Das, in an interview with the Indian Express, said that a limited time window for electoral bonds will help avoid the danger of them becoming a parallel currency.

Budget 2017-18 proposals: India Inc worried over misuse of ‘increased powers’ to taxmen
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

Arun Jaitley proposed to provide taxmen with the powers to provisionally attach the property of an assessee for six months either at the time of search and seizure or till sixty days from that date.

Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley tempers income tax rate gains with cut in rebates
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Jaitley proposed to amend Section 87A and reduced the maximum available rebate.

Budget 2017: Timeline to claim MAT credit enhanced to 15 years
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

While experts welcomed the move, they said that the market expected a reduction in the MAT rate.

Tax halved for below Rs 5 lakh, Rs 50 lakh-1 crore face 10 per cent surcharge
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

As a result of the additional surcharge of 10 per cent on the rich category, an individual having a net taxable income of Rs 51 lakh per annum, will have to pay an additional tax of Rs 1.25 lakh.

Small firms hit by note ban, banks brace for fresh wave of bad loans
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

The conservative estimate is that the fresh wave of bad loans could surface over the next three-four quarters and specifically be centred around loans to the MSME segment.

Office space: US policy shift may shake demand in India
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

US President-elect Donald Trump has clearly outlined a policy of protectionism and if the US were to change its stance on outsourcing, there could be a significant dent to the demand for office space from American companies in India, especially in the IT and ITeS space

Credit growth plunges in key infra sectors: RBI data
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Bank credit to the infrastructure sector, which had been steadily sliding over the first eight months of the current financial year, has recorded its sharpest contraction of 6.7 per cent in November.

MDR decision taken 2 weeks ago, 3 letters sent to OMCs, say banks
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

The first communication by SBI to officials of Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL, sent on December 22, reveals that the decision to levy MDR was taken in a meeting between banks and senior officials of OMCs.

Residential housing: Lower interest rate just a step towards demand revival
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

Faster delivery of projects, improvement in manufacturing sector and better housing price-to-income ratio are among the factors that can help the sector gain further momentum.

Sahara’s expense claim to income tax panel is over 100 times its RoC filings
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

An email sent to Sahara India seeking details of revision in their expenses and the huge gap in reporting of expenditure between RoC filings and that provided to the tax authorities, went unanswered.

Rose Valley: Murky scheme, high-profile arrests
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest is a flashpoint in the already hostile relations between the Trinamool Congress and BJP. What is the case against him and his party colleague Tapas Pal?