Sandeep Singh

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At employment exchanges, rise in applications but less than 1% get jobs
Wed, Jul 26, 2017

While Gujarat comes on top in terms of providing placement through exchanges, it isn’t the top state when it comes to the number of job-seekers. That’s Tamil Nadu with more than 80 lakh registrations with employment exchanges in first nine months of 2015, as against Gujarat which had only 6.88 lakh registrations.

Waste processing plant in Noida soon
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Chief executive officer of the Noida Authority, Amit Mohan Prasad, said that the city would soon have a processing plan for construction waste.

As GST unifies market, Noida prepares to set up a logistics hub
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Local authority scouting for a location to set up the hub that would also cater to the demands of adjoining states.

ONGC-HPCL deal triggers debate over open offer
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

J N Gupta, co-founder and managing director of proxy advisory firm Stakeholders Empowerment Services, said that a closer look at the deal between ONGC and HPCL shows that the transaction is not exempt from the takeover code.

Equity market: With many positives in sight, shrug off correction noise
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Experts say while GST, prospects of lower inflation and softer interest rates will favour a growth in equity markets, any correction might be just a stock-specific and not broad-based

We’re working on innovative solutions to break logjam in realty projects: Amit Mohan Prasad
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

AMIT MOHAN PRASAD, senior bureaucrat and chief executive officer of the Noida Authority, told Indian Express that the Authority has roped in banks, consultants and has also facilitated project settlement policy to help break the logjam and address the concerns of homebuyers.

Delhi, Hyderabad account for a third of de-registered firms
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

On July 1, at the ICAI event, the PM said that while transactions of more than 3 lakh companies were under the radar of suspicion post demonetisation, he said that “one lakh companies were struck off the list by the stroke of a pen.

Home loan firms want lock-in period before balance transfer
Fri, Jul 07, 2017

Those in favour of imposing a lock-in period say it is creating unnecessary churn within the industry, with the beneficiaries being agents and brokers who earn a fee on the same.

Caution key for investors amid surge in IPOs
Fri, Jul 07, 2017

The recent spurt in IPO listings has given retail investors a variety of choices, but experts suggest them to be selective and not lose focus on listed stocks

A first for government, power PSU moves from local taxis to Ola
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

The move to switch to Ola cabs, aimed at reducing financial costs and enhancing operational efficiency, is expected to be replicated by other power sector PSUs, such as National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited.

New fuel prices every new day: Who gains? How is it better?
Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Since June 16, prices of petrol and diesel are being revised every day; The Indian Express explains how the new mechanism works, what it aims to achieve, and how it has affected prices so far.

Interview with Mohit Malhotra: ‘As RERA steps in, many players don’t want to pursue projects any more’
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

"While RERA will bring in a lot of changes, I would like to see some improvement in the frequent regulatory changes. Even the approval procedure needs to be simpler, transparent and faster. That is one area I hope will improve with a proactive and forward looking government."

NCLT might have more benches for faster NPA resolution: M S Sahoo
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Sahoo said that there is a thinking within the government to increase the number of benches and there is also a possibility that they may have dedicated benches for insolvency cases.

Inflation 2.18 per cent: Why the low, and how long
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Steep fall in inflation in May driven primarily by easing of prices of pulses and vegetables, and continues a downward trend of the last three years; there’s no certainty about if and when it will climb. The Indian Express explains.

Maruti overtakes Infosys, ONGC to become India’s 8th most valued firm
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Over the last three years, the company's market capitalisation — at Rs 2,25,079 crore — has jumped nearly four times from Rs 57,939 crore at the end of April 2014.

Credit growth numbers expected to be significantly higher by the end of FY18: HDFC Bank head of treasury Ashish Parthasarthy
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Consumption growth in India has remained strong; if monsoon turns out good, rural demand will further get impetus, leading to higher consumption demand

Bring BSE market cap down: Mid and small cap indices fall despite Sensex fresh highs
Mon, May 29, 2017

Investors turn cautious on smaller companies during the last one month

Markets touch record highs: Float in the gains as liquidity is here to stay
Fri, May 19, 2017

Experts are of the opinion that the recent levels breached by the stock markets isn’t something that will be short-lived, and unless necessary, they shouldn’t look to book profits, and thus stay invested

Changing strategy: Mutual funds slash holding in IT, pharma, telecom; stake in finance, banks, auto raised
Mon, May 15, 2017

Data accessed from capital market regulator — Securities and Exchange Board of India — reveals that over the last three years, mutual fund companies have significantly increased their exposure to these sectors.

Mutual Funds: Retail assets under management jumps 46% last fiscal
Fri, May 12, 2017

The top 10 players within the industry accounted for 86.7% of the overall growth in retail assets under management during the year

Post demonetisation: PoS machines see manifold jump, but ATM installation slows down
Thu, May 11, 2017

As digital transactions jumped post note ban, the mobile wallet transactions during the year witnessed a sharp rise in 2016-17, especially between November 2016 and March 2017.

Interview with executive director (production), MSIL: ‘Automation-led volume growth leading to higher job creation’
Tue, May 09, 2017

During a visit to the Manesar plant, Rajiv Gandhi, executive director (production), MSIL spoke to The Indian Express.

Six months after demonetisation: Currency in circulation may not match pre-8/11 levels
Tue, May 09, 2017

Given the slow pace of currency printing and indications from govt sources, it is unlikely that there will be full replacement of banned notes

Small cities becoming big players in the stock market
Mon, May 08, 2017

From Patna to Kozhikode, cities below the top 15 now contribute to over 60% of incremental folios being added, say experts.

Market at new high: MFs outperform index, but new entrants should expect realistic returns
Fri, May 05, 2017

Experts are of the opinion that investors entering the equities market should stay invested for longer duration and go for SIPs to reap maximum benefits.

First time, Sensex closes over 30,000; rally Made in (small town) India
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Last 3 years, equity mutual funds inflow from retail investors more than FPIs.

International Securities Identification Numbers: Sebi to discuss proposal limiting ISINs to consolidate bond market
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Regulator to also take up proposal to integrate brokers in equity, commodity derivatives market.

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.