NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading on a mixed note in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Ashok Leyland (up 1.66 per cent), Tata Motors (up 0.66 per cent), Maruti Suzuki (up 0.53 per cent), Motherson Sumi Systems (up 0.45 per cent), MRF (up 0.34 per cent), Apollo Tyres (up 0.23 per cent), Hero MotoCorp (up 0.23 per cent), Bharat Forge (up 0.17 per cent) and Eicher Motors (up 0.09 per cent) were among the top gainers. While Amara Raja Batteries (down 0.88 per cent), Bosch (down 0.83 per cent), TVS Motor Company (down 0.42 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (down 0.23 per cent), Bajaj Auto (down 0.18 per cent) and Exide Industries (down 0.14 per cent) were the top losers in the index. The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.17 per cent up at 7700.4 around 09:49 am. … [Read more...] about Share market update: Auto shares mixed; Ashok Leyland up 2%
NEW DELHI: Fertilizer stocks were trading on a mixed note in Thursday's afternoon session. Shares of Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chem (up 4.17 per cent), Southern Petrochemicals Industries (up 2.62 per cent), Basant Agro Tech (India) (up 2.11 per cent), Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers (up 0.65 per cent), Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers (up 0.62 per cent), Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals (up 0.55 per cent), Rama Phosphates (up 0.47 per cent) and Coromandel International (up 0.27 per cent) were among the top gainers. Bharat Agri Fert & Realty (down 4.72 per cent), Shiva Global Agro Industries (down 3.23 per cent), Khaitan Chemicals & Fertilizers (down 2.27 per cent), GSFC (down 0.78 per cent), National Fertilizer (down 0.63 per cent), Fertilizers & Chemicals Tranvancore (down 0.41 per cent), Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (down 0.35 per cent), Zuari Agro (down 0.23 per cent) and Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals (down 0.05 per cent) were among the … [Read more...] about Share market update: Fertilizer stocks mixed; Nagarjuna Fertilizers climbs 4%
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 per cent to 23,479.15, shedding bigger early gains. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.3 per cent to 7,162.50. and the Shanghai Composite index picked up 0.5 per cent to 2,989.31. But South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.7 per cent to 2,195.50. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dipped 0.2 per cent to 27,611.67, while India’s Sensex edged 0.1 per cent higher to 41,365.80. Shares fell in Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore but rose in Jakarta. … [Read more...] about Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record
IRB's management in the conference call after quarterly earnings said that the company has received all required approvals for the GIC deal including NOC from lenders and approval from NHAI and the management expects to conclude the deal with GIC at the earliest which is also a strong positive for its balance sheet. … [Read more...] about After a decade of pain, analysts see an 80% upside in this toll operator
The smartphone market in India is extremely competitive. What is it that OPPO is doing in order to bridge the gap to the top?At OPPO, we believe the most important thing is to do our best and give our consumers and fans premium technology along with pristine design. We are always focused towards leveraging technology to offer innovative products. Innovation is at the center of our offerings and we have invested heavily in R&D. We have already invested over RMB 4 billion globally in R&D and will invest another RMB 10 billion in 2019 – so R&D is clearly an important area of focus for us. We will soon be announcing our first R&D center in Hyderabad soon, as well.What is your overall marketing strategy? Could you give us a sense of the media mix as well?At OPPO, we follow a ‘simple and focused’ strategy when it comes to marketing and advertising. This means we are completely focused towards leveraging our resources and energies to create unforgettable … [Read more...] about At OPPO, we follow a ‘simple and focused’ strategy when it comes to marketing and advertising: Will Yang, brand director
Comparative buying power While comparing prices in constant 2020 dollars is useful, we can also look back at how previous console launches would show up as bottom-line expenses for an "average" American household over the years. To do that, we compared console launch prices to the median household income reported by the US Census for that launch year (for systems launched since 1984). We also estimated how a $500 console launched in 2020 would impact an estimated median household income today. … [Read more...] about Is the US market ready to embrace a $500 game console?