Shrewd futures on SGX rose 44 points to 17,859 around 8:45 am, indicating a firm start for benchmarks on Friday. Here are the main actions to follow during today’s session:
TCS: Most brokerage firms are forecasting double-digit growth in TCS net profit and revenue, driven by improving demand for BFSI, healthcare and retail, the acceleration of digital technologies and the ramp-up of transactions as well as the recovery of the Indian market. In addition, the continued loss of market share by key players such as Capgemini and Cognizant should also directly benefit TCS. READ MORE
ZEELAs the feud continues between Zee and Invesco, the NCLAT appeals body on Thursday ordered the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to give the mainstream media a reasonable opportunity to respond to Invesco’s plea for the holding of a shareholders’ meeting, and also pointed out that the court made a “mistake” by not providing sufficient response time.
Rate sensitive stocks: Expect rate-sensitive stocks like autos, banks and real estate stocks to be the center of attention on Friday due to the results of the RBI’s policy.
InterGlobe Aviation: IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal has asked the Delhi High Court to enforce an arbitration order from the International Arbitration Court in London. Sources said the ordinance imposed a shareholder agreement relief, which gives co-promoter Rahul Bhatia greater control and places restrictions on the transfer of shares. READ MORE
Oberoi Realty: The company reported more than double its sales bookings at Rs 828.52 crore for the quarter ended September thanks to improving housing demand driven by low mortgage rates. Its sales bookings stood at Rs.327.30 crore during the period last year, the company said in a regulatory filing.
MotoCorp Heroes: The company has launched a brand new XPulse 200 4 Valve bike priced at Rs 1.28 lakh (ex-Delhi showroom).
JSW Energy: The company has entered into a contract with GE Renewable Energy for the supply of 810 MW wind turbines. It said the supply of 810 MW onshore wind turbines is for its pipeline under construction of 2.5 GW of renewable projects in India.
Ratnamani metals and tubes: The company has received a new order of Rs 98 crore for the supply of carbon steel pipes to the national oil and gas sector, to be executed in 5 to 12 months.
Global KPI Infrastructure: The company has signed a new long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with GHCL Limited, Bhilad for the sale of 1.25 MW solar power for a period of 20 years as part of the business of independent electricity producer (IPP).
IL&FS transport networks: The company has entered into a share purchase agreement with Vishvaraj Infrastructure, to sell and transfer the entire stake held by the company in Warora Chandrapur Ballarpur Toll Road (WBCTRL).
Mandhana’s retail businesses: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala sold 8.52 lakh of shares of the company via open market transactions from October 5 to 7, reducing the stake to 2.40% from 6.26% previously.