Will it be ‘third time lucky’ for Richard Branson in Mumbai? The founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic surely hopes so. In October, the carrier for the third time in its 20-year history in India, launched services between Mumbai and London.Virgin Atlantic first pulled back from Mumbai in 2008. Four years later, it relaunched with much fanfare only to pull back in 2015. All the while, Virgin Atlantic continued with its Delhi-London flights. The British capital is the busiest long haul destination from India. While giving out hope that there won't be a fourth time, Branson underlined that it was an opportune time for his airline to come back to Mumbai. His colleague Juha Jarvinen, EVP, Commercial, explained: "In the last five years, the market in Mumbai has grown by 25 percent. And, despite Virgin Atlantic launching services, the capacity in the Mumbai-London route is still down 35-40 percent (compared to 2018)." The opportunity has come up after Jet Airways, which … [Read more...] about Mumbai calling for Virgin Atlantic: Will it be ‘third time lucky’ for Richard Branson?
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Investors are always on a hunt to find stocks that could give inflation-beating returns.Experts feel that maintaining a small portfolio of quality stocks is always an ideal choice, and dips, if any, due to either global or local factors could be used as buying opportunity in select stocks.“We believe the ongoing correction in the market is to be used as an opportunity to take fresh positions in quality stocks with strong earnings potential, and are available at discounted multiple,” Rajeev Srivastava, Head Retail Broking, Reliance Securities told Moneycontrol.Close “Going forward, we believe that with the recent stimulus measures starting to aid growth, corporate earnings will certainly start picking-up and discounted multiple of various quality mid-cap stocks will start getting re-rated,” he said. related news Smart money is moving into market ahead of Budget 2020: Atul Suri Equity inflows drop but SIP figures at all-time high; what should you … [Read more...] about Initiating coverage: HDFC AMC and M&M among 10 stocks that could return 10-40% in 2020
Global brokerage house Morgan Stanley has an overweight call on the country's largest power producer NTPC with a target price of Rs 152 per share, implying a 34.5 percent potential upside from current levels.The stock rallied 1.6 percent intraday on December 12.The research firm believes the share price will rise in next 15 days. "Five out of six plants contributed to under-recoveries in FY19/H1FY20 have improved," it said.Close Adani Ports related news Ujjivan Small Finance Bank: Should investors buy, sell or hold after the bumper listing? Initiating coverage: HDFC AMC and M&M among 10 stocks that could return 10-40% in 2020 Equity inflows drop but SIP figures at all-time high; what should you do? Shares of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone also gained 1.7 percent intraday on December 12 after the brokerage remained bullish on the stock.While having an overweight call on the stock with a target price of Rs 433 (potential upside of 17 percent), Morgan Stanley feels … [Read more...] about Morgan Stanley bullish on NTPC, Adani Ports and L&T Infotech
The BSE IT pack was trading in the negative on December 12 afternoon, as index majors such as Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro saw a drop in share prices. However, gains in the shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Mphasis and Tech Mahindra capped the losses for the index.Experts said the rupee's rise against the US dollar could be the reason for the weakness in the IT pack. The Indian currency traded at a month-high of 70.63 after opening higher by 15 paise at 70.69 per dollar against December 11 close of 70.84.Brokerages, however, are mostly positive on the IT pack for the long term.Close "Record deal-wins, sustained deal pipeline momentum and upbeat management commentaries on the demand side strengthen our conviction in the Indian IT’s solid earnings trajectory," said Edelweiss Securities. related news BPCL share price jumps 2% despite rating revision by Moody's, CRISIL Cadila Healthcare gains 4% on launch of … [Read more...] about Rising rupee pulls IT pack down, Infosys, HCL top drags
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank listed with a massive 56 percent premium over its issue price on December 12 despite volatility in the market.The stock touched an intraday high of Rs 62.8 on the National Stock Exchange (up 70 percent) after opening at Rs 58.75 against IPO price of Rs 37. The bumper listing was on expected lines given the strong response received for the company's IPO.Combined volume on BSE and National Stock Exchange was more than 20 crore equity shares.Close Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (USFB) is a subsidiary of microfinance lender Ujjivan Financial Services. related news Morgan Stanley bullish on NTPC, Adani Ports and L&T Infotech Initiating coverage: HDFC AMC and M&M among 10 stocks that could return 10-40% in 2020 Most experts are now advising investors to hold the stock for longer term on the back of good fundamentals. Though some suggest investors can do partial profit booking and hold the rest for longer term."Ujjivan SFB's … [Read more...] about Ujjivan Small Finance Bank: Should investors buy, sell or hold after the bumper listing?