Tag Archives: Q1

5.7% GDP growth in Q1 matter of concern, says Arun Jaitley

Finance minster Arun Jaitley on Thursday attributed the lower GDP numbers to pre-GST destocking of goods and expressed hope that the economy will grow at 7 per cent, saying manufacturing has bottomed out. He further said that improvement in the global economy and good monsoon will aid GDP growth in the coming quarters which ought to be better if the country is ... Read More »

GDP Growth Seen Picking Up To 6.6% In Q1 But GST A Hurdle: Poll

Bengaluru: The country’s economic growth likely accelerated to 6.6 per cent in the quarter just ended, but analysts polled by Reuters are sounding increasingly worried that confusion over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will dampen activity in coming months. The forecast, from a survey of over 40 economists taken over the past week, compares with growth of 6.1 per ... Read More »

Govt to initiate PSU bank consolidation process after Q1 numbers

The government in February had approved the merger of these five associate banks with SBI. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: The finance ministry is expected to initiate the process of consolidation of public sector banks (PSBs) once the first quarter results of the current fiscal have been announced, a senior official has said. There are various things including financial performance which ... Read More »

ITC’s cigarettes business lit up Q1 results but cess hike a wet blanket

In the June quarter, 93% of the increase in ITC’s segment profit over a year ago was contributed by the cigarettes business. Photo: Reuters LATEST NEWS » Elon Musk likened to common car dealer as Model 3 can reach $59,500 India Today group CEO Ashish Bagga steps down Spotify is coming after Apple with a new podcast initiative Nitish Kumar ... Read More »

Market Live: Nifty hits 10,100, Sensex touches 32,600 on F&O expiry, upbeat Q1 earnings

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex soared to a fresh life-time high of 32,646.21 and the NSE Nifty hit a new high of 10,106.75 on continued buying by investors driven by encouraging earnings by corporates amid positive global cues. Short-covering of bets, Thursday being the last session of July expiry in the derivatives segment, kept the sentiment upbeat. Rising for the second ... Read More »

Market experts analyse Reliance Industries’ Q1 earnings

In an interview to CNBC-TV18’s Anuj Singhal, SP Tulsian of sptulsian.com, Sudeep Anand of IDBI Cap Markets, Prakash Diwan, Market Expert at Altamount Capital Management and Prayesh, AVP -Research IIFL, spoke about Reliance Industries quarterly earnings. Below are excerpts from the conversation Anuj: Looking at the numbers, Rs 7476 crore on refining. Where did that number come from? Tulsian: Extraordinary number, it is ... Read More »

Bank of America Reports Earnings Drop in Q1, Stock Dips

Bank of America has announced its first-quarter results and the outcome is not very positive. The multinational banking corporation has reported a 13 percent decline in first-quarter profit. On a positive note though loan growth and expense cuts have prompted investors to be hopeful about the future. “It wasn’t a great quarter, but it was a normal quarter,” Nancy Bush, ... Read More »

HSBC Q1 profit falls a smaller than expected 14%

HSBC posted a 14 per cent drop in its first-quarter profit, as the lender’s investment banking unit saw trading income tumble in the grim global market environment early in the year, but the profit fall was smaller than expected. HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, reported on Tuesday a pretax profit of $6.1 billion for the first three months of this year, ... Read More »