Stressed logistics firms are turning to used trucks to cut costs

The market for used trucks has seen a significant increase in prices over the past year, particularly in the light commercial vehicle segment. According to the Shriram Mobility Bulletin, vehicles in the 1.5 to 2 tonne segment experienced a 38% price jump, while the 2 to 3.5 tonne and 3.5 to 7.5 tonne segments saw … Read more

60% of stocks in Vanguard’s India portfolio lag in 2024

One of the world’s largest money managers Vanguard Group’s India stock portfolio is faring poorly in the current calendar year, with nearly 60% of the 26 stocks languishing. Vanguard, which owns Indian stocks worth nearly Rs 36,000 crore through its various funds, has seen a decline in its portfolio value by Rs 664 crore in … Read more

maruti suzuki market cap: Maruti Suzuki breaches Rs 4 lakh crore m-cap mark as stock races to fresh 52-week high

Shares of Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) jumped 4% on Wednesday to hit a fresh 52-week high of Rs 12,722.70 on the NSE. The company also entered the coveted club of stocks with a market capitalisation of Rs 4 lakh crore. Currently, there are 13 other stocks with a market capitalisation of Rs 4 lakh crore … Read more

Hot Stocks: Brokerages on HDFC Bank, RIL, Dr Lal PathLabs and Shriram Finance

Brokerage Jefferies initiated coverage with a buy rating on Shriram Finance while UBS maintained a buy rating on Dr Lal PathLabs and Reliance Industries. Bernstein has an outperform rating on HDFC Bank. We have collated a list of recommendations from top brokerage firms from ETNow and other sources: Jefferies on Shriram Finance: Buy| Target Rs … Read more

Hot Stocks: Brokerage view on ITC, Godrej Consumer, Jubilant FoodWorks and Bajaj Finance

Brokerage firm CLSA has a buy rating on ITC, Nomura recommended a buy call on Bajaj Finance, CLSA maintained a sell rating on Jubilant FoodWorks and Macquarie has a neutral rating on Godrej Consumer. We have collated a list of recommendations from top brokerage firms from ETNow and other sources: Nomura on NBFCs: Bajaj Finance, … Read more

Nifty: Nifty on a roll, could head towards 23,000: Analysts

Technical charts indicate the market appears poised to sustain its upward momentum going ahead. Technical analysts predict Nifty is likely to advance towards 22,600, followed by 23,000, with robust support at 21,920. They suggest stocks such as Oracle Finance, HDFC Life, Marico, Pidilite, ICICI Bank, Maruti, Cipla, Sun Pharma, Larsen & Toubro, PNB, HAL, and … Read more

RK Swamy IPO: RK Swamy IPO has lots going for a good bet

ET Intelligence Group: Integrated marketing services provider RK Swamy plans to raise up to ₹423.5 crore through an initial public offering (IPO). This includes a fresh issue of ₹173 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of ₹250.5 crore. Promoters Srinivasan K Swamy and Narasimhan Krishnaswamy and investors such as Evanston Pioneer Fund LP and … Read more

Big movers on D-Street: What should investors do with Infosys, Shriram Finance and Hindustan Copper?

Benchmark indices closed with gains on Thursday in a highly volatile trade. The 30-share Sensex rebounded 195 points to settle at 72,500 and the broader Nifty gained 31 points to close at 21,982. Stocks that were in focus included names like Infosys, which rose 0.16%, Shriram Finance, which jumped 3.8%, and Hindustan Copper, whose shares … Read more

Piramal Enterprises: Piramal to exit Shriram Investment Holdings

Piramal Enterprises will sell its entire stake of 20% in Shriram Investment Holdings Private Limited to Shriram Ownership Trust for Rs 1,440 crore, with the transaction expected to be completed by the end of this financial year. “This transaction is aligned with our focus on monetizing non-core assets. The proceeds from the transaction will further … Read more