• enterprise 3 / Feature

    Fault in the Formula for India's Chemical Sector

    Seven years ago, when industry headwinds began to hit China in the form of stricter domestic environment guidelines, trade war with the US and Covid-19, India, with a robust chemical sector, stood a chance to improve its prospects. Yet, it failed to make decent gains  

    May 01, 2024
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Delirium in the Markets

    Market regulator SEBI says there is “froth” in the mid-and small-cap stocks; banker Uday Kotak says there is no bubble. Caught in this cross-current are traders in small towns who are betting heavily in risky derivatives. What is next for the turbocharged Indian markets and what of the retail investors rallying behind it?

    March 27, 2024
  • markets 5 / Feature

    In the Market, Old Is Gold

    There was a lot of hype around the growth potential of new age brands like Zomato, Paytm and Nykaa at the time of launch of their initial public offerings two to three years ago, but the poor show of these IPOs at the bourses reflected the sentiments of increasingly cautious investors who prefer to bet on the strong fundamentals of legacy companies

    January 01, 2024
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    Emami’s Persistent Bear Hug

    After more than four successful decades, FMCG major Emami, which owns popular brands like Navratna oil, BoroPlus, Kesh King, etc., seems to be losing its charm among retail investors. Why has it lost significant value at the bourses in the last five years? 

    September 01, 2023