December is that month of the year when activities in automotive companies cool down considerably especially in marketing and promotion of new products. It is also the period of drawing and redrawing targets for the coming year.But this is not the usual December.Companies are breaking their backs at work instead of readying for a leisure holiday. More on this in the latter part of the copy, but first here is a complete look at what made headlines in the auto space this week.Close Mercedes to launch EV in India in 2020 related news Tax cuts under consideration, focus on boosting growth, says Nirmala Sitharaman Moneycontrol Pro Weekender: The curious incident of the MPC in the slowdown Robots are not just taking away jobs, they are making life tougher for staff In 2020, two German luxury carmakers -- Mercedes and Audi -- will enter the electric vehicle (EV) market with an India launch each as the push for greener mobility gathers steam in the luxury … [Read more...] about This week in Auto: Carmakers keep December unusually hot; Bajaj launches Husqvarna in India
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Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in an order dated December 6, 2019, revealed charging a show-cause notice on stakeholders of UTI Asset Management Company (AMC) - State Bank of India, Life Insurance Corporation, and Bank of Baroda on July 19, 2019, towards regulatory action.The market regulator directed three public sector financial institutions -- LIC, SBI, and Bank of Baroda -- to dilute their stakes to below 10 percent in by December next year.In the case of non-compliance with directions, the shareholding and voting rights of these entities in UTI AMC and UTI Trustee in excess of 9.99 percent and corporate benefits will be frozen till the time they comply with the orders.Close The stakeholding of SBI, BoB, and LIC in UTI AMC is in contravention of an amendment to SEBI MF Regulations on March 13, 2018, requiring an asset management company (AMC) to be a sponsor and stakeholder holding 10 percent or more, of only one mutual fund, thereby reducing cross-holding in any … [Read more...] about UTI AMC-PSUs-SEBI Saga: Is it a special case treatment of SEBI relenting with extension for stakeholders SBI, LIC and BoB?
Shishir Asthana"Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again."These words from Nelson Mandela are true for every successful person, be it a businessman, sportsperson, musician or a trader. It is especially true in the case of Asit Baran Pati, who rose like a phoenix from the ashes of his creation.Close From a well paying Investment Banking job to live off his mother’s pension money, Asit has seen it all. It was his confidence and persistence in search of a winning formula and sticking to it that made him a successful trader. The taste of freedom between jobs when he attempted to trade fulltime, was his driving force. related news How Vishal Mehta undertook a journey from discretionary to system trading for consistent gains Mitesh Patel: The angry young man of options trading Sushil Bhagat: An all-round investor, options trader and successful corporate executive A short term momentum trader and a scalper, he is among the … [Read more...] about Asit Baran Pati | An options buyer journey to financial freedom