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Budget 2018: FMCG firms urge Modi govt to spend more on rural sector

Budget 2018: FMCG firms urge Modi govt to spend more on rural sector

FMCG industry wants Budget 2018 to focus on rural wages, job creation.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

The rupee was trading higher by 13 paise to 65.29 against the American currency at the forex market on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Smuggling, piracy hindering India's manufacturing growth: Ficci

Widespread smuggling, counterfeiting and piracy can affect India's goal of becoming a manufacturing hub of the world, industry body Ficci today said.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Sensex zooms 216 points to end at record high of 32,245; Nifty closes at new peak of 9,966

Sensex zooms 216 points to end at record high of 32,245; Nifty closes at new peak of 9,966

Markets broke new ground on Monday as the Nifty came tantalisingly close to 10,000 and the Sensex signed off at 32,246 after banking stocks came alive on better-than-expected quarterly results.

Jul 24, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Hindustan Unilever Q1 net rises 9% to Rs 1,283 crore

Hindustan Unilever Q1 net rises 9% to Rs 1,283 crore

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever on Tuesday reported a 9.28 percent increase in standalone net profit at Rs 1,283 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, driven by growth in consumer business.

Jul 18, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Bajaj Corp Q1 net rises 5.32% to Rs 54.97 crore

Bajaj Corp Q1 net rises 5.32% to Rs 54.97 crore

Total income during the quarter under review fell by 1.96 per cent to Rs 208.49 crore as against Rs 212.67 crore in the corresponding period last year, the company said in a BSE filing.

Jul 12, 2017, 15:49 PM IST
Will pass on GST benefits to consumers: Nestle

Will pass on GST benefits to consumers: Nestle

Under GST, which will be implemented from midnight tonight, there will be no tax on fresh milk.

 

Jun 30, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Revision of rates left to GST Council's discretion: CBEC Chief

Revision of rates left to GST Council's discretion: CBEC Chief

The decision on revising the tax rates fixed on various goods and services has been left to the discretion of the GST Council, Central Board of Excise and Customs Chairperson Vanaja Sarna said on Monday.

May 29, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Sensex, Nifty rise as FMCG stocks rally

Sensex, Nifty rise as FMCG stocks rally

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose further by 106 points following a rally in FMCG, consumer durables and capital goods stocks after the GST Council finalised rates for bulk of the goods and services last week.

May 22, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Nestle Q1 up 6.8% to Rs 307 crore

Nestle Q1 up 6.8% to Rs 307 crore

The company, which follows January-December period as financial year, had posted a net profit of Rs 287.32 crore for the March quarter of last fiscal.

May 12, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
Sensex extends gains, up 86 points on bargain hunting

Sensex extends gains, up 86 points on bargain hunting

The Sensex opened strong and shuttled between 29,453.06 and 29,341.68, before ending at 29,422.39, a gain of 85.82 points, or 0.29 percent.

Apr 20, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Nestle partners Google, Paytm to promote new Maggi noodles

Nestle partners Google, Paytm to promote new Maggi noodles

FMCG major Nestle has collaborated with Google and Paytm's e-commerce platform Paytm Mall to roll out promotions for new variants of Maggi noodles.

Apr 13, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Sensex fails to maintain 30,000 level on fag-end selling pressure

Sensex fails to maintain 30,000 level on fag-end selling pressure

The S&P BSE benchmark sensex failed to maintain 30,000 level and Nifty also tumbled from all-time high level due to fag-end selling pressure after the news of US striking Syria.

Apr 08, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
Colgate-Palmolive ropes in Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador

Colgate-Palmolive ropes in Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador

The actress will be seen in new TV advertisement essaying role of a reporter promoting the product.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
FMCG highest paying industry in India: Randstad survey

FMCG highest paying industry in India: Randstad survey

As per location-specific salary trends, IT capital Bangalore tops the chart as the highest paying city in the country.

Apr 06, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
 Amul defends TV commercials; says HUL trying to frighten it

Amul defends TV commercials; says HUL trying to frighten it

Gujarat Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF), which sells its products under Amul brand, on Saturday defended its TV commercial for ice cream and accused HUL of resorting to "stunt to pressurise and frighten" it.

Mar 25, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Sensex gains 114 points for the week on exit-poll position

Sensex gains 114 points for the week on exit-poll position

The Benchmark Sensex ended the week green, gaining 113.78 points to finish at 28,946.23, while the broader Nifty closed above the key 8,900-level, trending on BJP-gains in exit poll positions.

Mar 11, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
 E-commerce expected to touch $50-55 billion by 2021: Study

E-commerce expected to touch $50-55 billion by 2021: Study

In a big sentiment boost to the e-commerce market, the sector is expected to be at USD 50-55 billion by 2021 from the current $ 6-8 billion, according to a recent report.

Feb 15, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
FMCG looks beyond 'temporary blip', keeps faith in GST rollout next year

FMCG looks beyond 'temporary blip', keeps faith in GST rollout next year

The hopes of FMCG companies on the back of a good monsoon and the Seventh Pay Panel award came partially unstuck after the government's sudden move to pull back currency notes upset the applecart towards the end of 2016.

Dec 20, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
Employers on 'wait and watch' mode, pay hikes indicate weak trend in 2017

Employers on 'wait and watch' mode, pay hikes indicate weak trend in 2017

The new year may not bring much relief for the employees as the employers are already on the 'wait and watch' mode and salary hikes indicate a weak trend, as per experts.

Dec 18, 2016, 12:01 PM IST