M C Vaijayanthi

Sebi tightens rules for rating agencies

The regulator has introduced probability of default benchmark for rating agencies to improve rating standards

14 Jun 2019

BS-VI units to hit market in second half of FY20

Eicher Trucks and Buses, a part of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) has unveiled India’s first BS-VI compliant commercial vehicle with the launch of its Pro 2000 series.

14 Jun 2019

India eyes ten-fold growth in e-payments

Nandan Nilekani-led panel recommends enhancing support infra, reducing costs

08 Jun 2019

RBI cuts repo rate for third time in a row after GDP hit 5-year low, loans may get cheaper

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das's third consecutive policy cut comes a week after data showed economic growth falling to a 5-year low at 6.8 per cent in FY19.

07 Jun 2019

DHFL papers worth Rs 850 crore downgraded

CRISIL and ICRA downgraded the firm’s commercial papers after it missed NCD interest payments due Tuesday

06 Jun 2019

Production, prices to drive ONGC stock as debt, subsidy concerns ease

Net oil price realization per barrel improved to $68.19 from $55.19 in the previous year, though the fourth quarter realization was at $64.27.

06 Jun 2019

At least 50 per cent assets should be allocated to long-term investments: Bajaj Allianz Life CEO

M C Vaijayanthi speaks to Tarun Chugh, MD and CEO of the firm on how they approach traditional plans, life goals and asset allocation.

27 May 2019

Sensex vaults 1,422 points as exit polls predict NDA win 

Top gainers in the Sensex pack include SBI, IndusInd Bank, Tata Motors, L&T, Yes Bank, HDFC, M&M, Maruti, ONGC, RIL, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank, rising up to 8.64 per cent.

21 May 2019

Sensex, Nifty fall for the sixth day: What is behind it?

The BSE Sensex dropped below 38,000 and closed a whopping 488 points or 1.27 per cent lower at 37,789, and the NSE Nifty fell 138 points or 1.2 per cent to close at 11,359.

08 May 2019

New launches to drive Renault growth strategy

While Duster and Kwid would continue, the idea is to have a product-offensive plan and achieve break-even as per the medium-term plan.

18 Apr 2019

Coming soon, synthetic diamond detection centres 

I don’t think how that is going to get any traction. Eventually where it is driving to is the fashion jewellery kind of market.

17 Apr 2019

A year on, RBI sticks to guns on ‘February 12 circular’

Soon after Piyush Goyal took over the interim charge of the finance ministry for a second time, he met the chiefs of Public Sector Banks (PSB).

10 Feb 2019

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders IPO likely by February end

The share sale was originally planned for September, around the time when the other defence public sector undertaking Garden Reach Shipbuilders’ issue was launched.

31 Jan 2019

Funds' underperformance more a blip than a trend

While investment flows were good, returns in 2018 were disappointing. Would this affect 2019 inflows?
One of the rare years when bulk of the funds have underperformed the indices.

28 Jan 2019

BS VI upgradation in full swing even as rise of EVs threatens fuel demand 

In fact, the National Capital Region which has seen intermittent bans on diesel vehicles due to rising air pollution, moved to BS VI as early as 2018. 

17 Jan 2019