With authorities recently warning individual investors about the risks of buying corporate bonds, the State Securities Commission of Vietnam could tighten regulations on their issuance this year in line with a government decree set to take effect next year, analysts of brokerage Mirae Asset Vietnam said in a report. … [Read more...] about Vietnam could tighten bond issuance this year: analysts
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We are very positive on mid and smallcaps as a long-term SIP theme where you invest every year for the next five years. It is not the time for lumpsum investment, S Naren, CIO, ICICI Prudential AMC, talks to Nikunj Dalmia of ET Now.Edited excerpts: This time six months ago, you said a fall was coming, fasten your seatbelts. The fall came on Friday. Do you think this is the beginning of a decline or is it that volatility is back and there is no risk per se? Market is still not cheap. If you look at the market, today we are closer to the all-time high than at a situation where we can say that the market is dirt cheap at this point of time. It is Nifty which is at an all-time high. Small and midcap stocks have corrected, the indices have corrected 25% to 30%. But if you look at the smallcap indices, they have gone up 200% in five years. Obviously, they have corrected 20% from the top but I do not think we are in a phase yet where we can say smallcaps is cheap, put your money in … [Read more...] about Remain cautious; don’t raise equity allocation now: S Naren, ICICI Pru AMC
During the Iraq War, while they were owned by Halliburton, KBR was awarded at least $2.5billion in contracts to construct and run military bases - some of them in secret locations - as part of the US Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP). … [Read more...] about The Iraq War, private military contractors and ‘dividing the spoils’ – was this the Deep State in action?
New Delhi: A potential investment by Google into cash-strapped Vodafone Idea (VIL), if materialises, will be a strategic positive for the Indian telecom operator, but a five per cent stake would be still be inadequate to solve the telcos' debt problems, analysts said on Friday. Acquisition of a controlling stake by an outsider or a sizable equity infusion by current promoters remains the need of the hour, Credit Suisse said in its latest note. Alphabet Inc's Google is said to be eyeing about 5 per cent stake in VIL, the Financial Times had reported on Thursday. Such an investment in VIL will pit the search giant against Facebook which has picked up a stake in Jio Platforms, the firm that houses India's youngest but biggest telecom company - Reliance Jio. Google investment into VIL can be incrementally positive, but a 5 per cent stake is unlikely to move the needle or provide any meaningful relief to VIL's debt problems, said Credit Suisse. "We think unless Google (or any other … [Read more...] about Google mulling stake in Vodafone Idea positive but inadequate to solve telcos’ debt woes: Analysts
NEW DELHI: JioMart’s recent foray into pan-India online grocery delivery is currently leveraging Reliance Smart and Reliance Fresh’s supply chain network and is not yet integrated with mom-and-pop stores and Whatsapp, industry watchers said. JioMart, which was piloted in Navi Mumbai, Thane and Kalyan for various products, went live with its grocery offering in 200 cities over the weekend posing competition to the likes of Grofers, BigBasket etc. “Orders post the national launch are being serviced by Reliance Smart and Fresh stores, Sahakari Bhandar stores (owned by Reliance retail), etc. and is not yet fully leveraging the kirana network (as on-boarding of kirana stores is still ongoing),” brokerage firm Credit Suisse said. However, initial challenges such as inventory limitation remain for JioMart to fulfill orders across the nation, the brokerage said. The Mukesh Ambani-led retail arm currently operates 621 Reliance Fresh and Reliance Smart stores and … [Read more...] about JioMart currently serviced by Reliance Smart, Reliance Fresh; no links yet with kiranas, WhatsApp: Analysts