The recent sharp rally in paper stocks following the government's pledge to eliminate single-use plastic has made investors sit up and take note.Many are of the opinion that the government’s shun-plastic push has brightened the prospects of paper companies. But, analysts and industry watchers are less convinced with this rally.The government has pledged to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022. As per reports, a nationwide ban on single-use plastic, including bags, cups and straws, could come as early as on October 2, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.Close Since August 15, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to give up single-use plastic by October 2, 20 paper stocks have surged over 10 percent as of September 11 on BSE. related news Sensex at record high but midcaps likely to generate wealth; 20 stocks to bet on Technical View: Nifty forms Doji pattern, record high likely if index closes above 12K Sensex hits a new high, 4 factors that could … [Read more...] about 20 paper stocks up 10% since Aug 15. Will it hold?
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Personal care brand mCaffeine, which sells caffeine-infused products, is aiming to achieve Rs 100 crore in annual revenue, and 1.5 million customers, in the next 12 months.In a freewheeling chat with Moneycontrol, Tarun Sharma, co-founder of mCaffeine, said the brand has served more than half-a-million customers since its inception in 2016, and it is most popular among millennials.Sharma refrained from revealing the current turnover but said that the company has been "growing very aggressively in the past 12 months".Close mCaffeine is India's first caffeinated personal care brand co-founded by Tarun Sharma and Vikas Lachhwani, in October 2016, after nine months of extensive research.Himadri BuchAssistant Editor|Moneycontrol.com Subhash Chandra stake stake in ZEE | Will it release logjam for MFs?SEBI move to up minimum PMS investment could benefit mutual fundsExclusive | L&T MF CIO Soumendra Nath Lahiri resignsThe research yielded that caffeine is basically a … [Read more...] about Online personal care brand mCaffeine eyes Rs 100 cr annual revenue in a year
While a debate is going on whether the RBI should do more to ease credit to MSMEs, officials said the central bank has provided special training to nearly 11,000 officers at various commercial banks on lending to micro, small and medium enterprises. This training has been provided to officers working at nearly 3,000 bank branches covering all districts in India through more than 2,000 special workshops in the last three years, officials said.These are mostly specialised bank branches catering to the MSME sector where this multi-level training has been provided, covering branch managers, senior officers and even faculty members of staff colleges who can further pass on the training to the bank employees.Most importantly, the training exercise was executed in consultation with the government, including with the active involvement of the MSME ministry and the RBI's objective has been to create a conducive environment to help these small entrepreneurs and companies avail easy and faster … [Read more...] about RBI trains 11,000 bank officers on MSME credit, nearly 3,000 branches covered
Great Eastern Shipping Company share price gained 3 percent intraday on November 21 after the company announced the closure of buyback of shares.The buyback committee of company announced the closure of its buyback on November 20, prior to the expiry of six months from the commencement date.The company has bought back 38,10,581 equity shares at an average market price of Rs 261.60 per equity share.Close The company has contracted to sell its 2000 built Suezmax Crude Carrier Jag Lakshita of about 147,092 dwt. related news D-Street Buzz: Oil & gas stocks fall led by BPCL; L&T gains, UCO Bank zooms 16% Reliance Capital share price locked at lower circuit after assets sale restriction The vessel will be delivered to the new buyer in Q3 FY 2019-20.Including Jag Lakshita, the company's current fleet stands at 47 vessels, comprising 34 tankers, and 13 dry bulk carriers with an average of 11.98 years aggregating 3.85 mn dwt.At 09:45 hrs Great Eastern Shipping Company was … [Read more...] about GE Shipping share price gains 3% on closure of buyback
Life insurance and asset management companies (AMC) are likely to be high-growth businesses due to the financialization theme that is playing out, Rusmik Oza, Head of Fundamental Research, Kotak Securities, says in an interview to Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand.Edited excerpts:Close Q) What is your assessment of the September quarter earnings? If you had to describe them in one word, what would that be? What were the highlights?Rusmik OzaHead of Fundamental Research|Kotak Securities 'Corporate tax cut will boost earnings by 15-20%; HDFC Bank, ONGC, M&M among 20 cos to benefit the most'Cement, oil & gas among 3 sectors likely to outperform; here’s why'Nifty unlikely to test 12,000; expect the slump in earnings to continue in Sept quarter'A) If one has to summarise the September quarter results in one word, it would be ‘Decent’. Further, if it needs to be summarised in a sentence, it would be ‘Optically healthy on earnings, due to corporate … [Read more...] about Don’t miss! Stocks from life insurance and AMC likely to be included in Sensex & Nifty