On the other hand, there’s a build-up of tensions on the India-China border. And then of course, there’s Donald Trump, the bull trying his best to wreck the China shop. China has signalled that it’s perfectly willing to stand up to the US and it has pushed through a security law to curb protests in Hong Kong. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Mr Market puts on his rose-tinted glasses
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The third issue is relapse of the infection. There have been reports of the coronavirus infecting an individual after he/she has already recovered from COVID-19 once. Hence, it is yet not certain if the antibodies developed against coronavirus for the first time are effective in fighting it off the next time. The notion has been emphasized by the World Health Organisation as well. With individual immunity not proven yet, Herd Immunity is shrouded with doubts. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
Some sectors (such as real estate) were facing difficult times even before COVID-19 hit us. I think government and/or banks should provide relief to businesses that were profitable before the pandemic. For restructuring, we need to know the full impact of lockdown on certain businesses. Since that situation is still evolving, it's too early to chalk out restructuring plans. As of now, we need temporary measures to keep businesses functioning (such as moratorium extension, easing access to working capital etc). … [Read more...] about ‘Need more stimulus with focus on GST cut, wage support, higher MNREGA spend’
On the outlook, Reddy said:”While the logistics and demand related headwinds may persist in near term, we are hopeful that our recent strategic measures will help us to further enhance our efficiencies and lower our operating expenses” … [Read more...] about Sagar Cements Q4 profit down 94% to Rs 1.18 crore
Q) Nifty Bank fell more than 2% on Friday. What should investors do if they have a bank-heavy portfolio?A) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had surprised with another rate cut, and most of the analysts have expected that the announcement would be about moratorium alone but the RBI came with a rate cut. The RBI had focused on two elements the rate cut and moratorium. … [Read more...] about ‘Rate cut could benefit auto companies, watch out for Hero, Maruti Suzuki & Eicher Motor’