FMCG likely to grow 9-10% in 2020: Nielsen
Nielsen said the final tranche of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) payments, improved ease of doing business ranking to 63 from 77, expectations of budget tax measures and a steady exchange rate contribute to a stable consumption outlook.
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Industry bats for stimulus measures such as reduction in income tax, job creation and direct incentives for rural consumers. Research firm Nielsen said in an Oct report that overall FMCG sales growth fell from 16.2% yoy in the Sept 2018 quarter to 7.3% in the Sept 2019 quarter, with rural consumption at the slowest in seven years.
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More beats than misses in earnings to continue in Q3: Vinod Karki, ICICI Securities
The beta rally will spread from the large mega caps to mid and small and microcaps.
At $2.6 billion, investments in fintech doubled in 2019
The overall investments in the fintech sector was $7.4 billion in the decade ended 2019.
Telling investors to gradually tilt towards mid, smallcaps: Harsha Upadhyaya
Wherever the mandate allows, we have been selectively adding to mid and small caps.
NBFCs to face funding constraints in 2020: Reports
Indian Non - Banking Financial companies could face solvency strain in the new year as funding would remain a constraint despite surplus system liquidity, according to global ratings firm Moody’s. Funding difficulties are forcing NBFC to reduce lending, resulting in funding constraints for borrowers relying on non-bank lenders.
As moratorium ends, NPAs may rise in January
With the moratorium period of some facilities gradually coming to an end, it is expected that the asset quality may come under pressure. There has also been an increase in softer delinquencies for nonbanks in the current fiscal reflecting the build-up of stress.
Fed minutes: Policymakers see rates on hold amid downside risks to US economy
Fed in Dec left interest rates unchanged at their final 2019 meeting following three straight cuts.
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Last month’s jump in inflation to 7.35%, way above the RBI’s 2% to 6% target range, was driven by food.
‘NBFCs could face solvency stress despite surplus system liquidity’
Tight funding for NBFCs raising risks for banks: Moody’s
ICRA maintains negative outlook on passenger vehicles, CVs
The negative outlook on the PV sector was due to the slowing economic growth, the sharp decline in wholesale despatches to destock dealership inventory as well as tepid retail demand.
Fitch says liquidity pressures faced by non-banking financial sector to continue
Indian finance and leasing companies are likely to grow at a slower pace in 2020 than in prior years, amid weaker economic growth and liquidity constraints.
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