Pharma Sector - Growth revives but sustainability uncertain - Emkay

Indian Pharma Market- Monthly Checkup

* Indian Pharmaceutical market (IPM) exhibited robust growth for second consecutive month at 18.4% in August 2016 as against growth of 14.9% in July 2016 and growth of 9.8% in June 2016

* Better monsoon and uncertain climate has resulted in many seasonal related ailments which has led to strong growth in

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Tracking Steel Dynamics - Domestic consumption lags output; China still a worry! - Emkay

Amid expectations of stronger demand, the data continues to show tepid growth in steel consumption in India. As per the JPC (Joint Plant Committee) data, the YTDFY17 finished steel consumption growth has been just 1.3%, while, production growth of finished steel has been robust at ~8% for YTDFY17. Meanwhile, despite substantial fall in imports and jump in exports, India continues to be a net im

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Cement Sector - Price survey, production analysis and capacity details - Emkay

* In most parts of the Northern region, cement prices declined by Rs5-10/bag in the last one month. Dealers have been notified about price hikes of Rs10-20/bag in few parts of the region, but that has not become effective till now

* Cement prices declined by Rs5-20/bag in most of the Central region in last one month, barring Indore, where dealers indicated price hike of Rs5/bag. Deman

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FMCG Sector - Premiumisation – Way to grow - Emkay

What to look for in the next five years…

Premiumisation to eclipse volume as growth driver

* With penetration levels peaking out in most of the categories, focus is on premiumisation. This is evident in the emerging trend of rising proportion of premium products

* Leaders are increasingly ackn

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Ports - The August PORTfolio - Emkay Global

Key highlights

* Indian Major Ports handled 51.9 mn MT in the month of August 2016, a growth of 2% YoY, however declined 3.4% MoM, growth was seen in POL (+8.9% YoY), containers (+3.7% YoY) and other cargo (+26.3% YoY) offset by decline in other liquids (-19.6% YoY), coal (-9.9% YoY), iron ore (-62.9% YoY) and fertlisers (-24.3% YoY)

* Mormug

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Cement Sector - Cost push increasing; realization growth to offset impact - Motilal Oswal

Power and fuel cost to remain firm in short term

* Average petcoke price increased 30% QoQ and imported coal price increased 18% QoQ in 2QFY17.

* This is likely to result in an INR58-102/ton or 6-26% increase in power and fuel cost for cement companies from 1QFY17 levels for the remaining part of FY17.

* However, EBITDA/ton is unli

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Stellar Comeback aided by Ferrous Companies - Reliance sec

Our Metals & Mining universe recorded 8% qoq (4% yoy) revenue de-growth in 1QFY17, largely due to Hindustan Zinc (HZL) reporting subdued numbers owing to decline in output which affected the volume. Excluding HZL, revenue of our universe remained essentially flat on yoy basis despite fall in LME prices. The sequential decline could be attributed to seasonality factor (JanMar quarter is the

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India Metals & Mining - Haircuts essential to prune steel sector debt -RCML

Our analysis of the Q1FY17 performance of six stressed steel companies (total borrowings of Rs 710bn) suggests that debt servicing will be possible only if banks take a 35-40% haircut on these loans. In Q1, the six players reported cumulative interest costs of Rs 19bn, 2.7x more than their combined EBITDA of Rs 6.9bn. While higher capacity utilisation could raise EBITDA levels, we expect most g

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Power Sector - SEB’s Finance - Improvement on the back of lower cost - ICICI Sec

Power Finance Corporation’s (PFC) recent report on the health of SEBs highlights the interesting trend of improvement in financial performance of SEBs primarily on the back of lower Average Cost of Supply (ACS) in FY15. AT&C losses widened YoY as the base year had benefit of sharp reduction in Uttar Pradesh’s AT&C losses (on receipt of payment from the state government). Whi

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India Financials: Credit Tracker - Deposit growth climbs back to 9.8% - RCML

As per RBI data, credit growth for the fortnight ended 2 Sep increased to 9.8% YoY. Deposit growth that had declined to 9.2% in the previous fortnight rebounded to 9.8%. Investment growth increased to 7.3% YoY from 5.7% earlier, while SLR remained largely stable at 27%. Credit growth has been weak over the last few months due to low corporate demand and a lack of fresh investments. We do not se

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India PharmaScope - Strong volume-led growth in Aug’16 - RCML

The Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IPM) witnessed strong growth of 15.3% YoY in August, led by a ramp-up in volumes (+9.1% vs. 12M avg. of 2.5%) on the back of strong seasonality in the anti-infective and respiratory segments. The FDC market slumped further, with distressed volumes and muted price hikes. Therapy-wise, the respiratory segment posted solid growth at 32.3% and the anti-infective an

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Nifty Metal has immediate support placed at 2250 levels - GEPL

NIFTY METAL    Current Close: 2450.90     Trend : Negative

Observation

* NIFTY METAL is one of the most underperforming sectoral indices last week, as it has closed down sharply by 5.99% at 2450.90, as against a down move of 0.98% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* The Sector found a strong resistance @ 2

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Nifty FMCG holds Bullish momentum - GEPL

NIFTY FMCG    Current Close: 22762.50     Trend : Positive

Observation

* NIFTY FMCG is the only outperforming sectors amongst the indices last week, as it has closed in GREEN & was marginal up by 0.26%, as against a down move of 0.98% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* In the previous week, the Sector

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Telcos Remain Mum, Jio Makes Noise In Spectrum Sale - Dynamic Levels

Seven telecom operators have deposited over 14 cr rupees as earnest money for the spectrum auction which is scheduled to commence from 1st October. The telcos have to deposit 10-12% of the reserve price of the spectrum they are to bid for. The EMD - earnest money deposit by telcos points out to a muted response to the spectrum auction since at this rate airwaves worth about Rs.1.40 lac crore co

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Top sector gainers today - Banks and FMCG Beverages - Dynamic Levels

The dawn of 16th September saw the rise of the Banking and FMCG Beverage Sectors. The Banking Sector stocks rallied up 1.92 per cent while the FMCG Beverage Sector stocks surged 2.48 per cent.

 

Banking Sector:

Yesterday, a US data showed that factory orders and retail sales were below market expectations. This led to a rise in

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Chemical Sector: The stellar of D-Street Today - Dynamic Levels

The Indian Chemical Sector is quite diverse. It produces a range of products including petrochemicals, plastics, Pharmaceutical ingredients and paint. Chemical is one of the vital sectors of India in terms of both production and export performance. As per the latest data of Association of Chemical Companies the sector contributes 7% of GDP and 13% of both industrial output and total exports. In

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Auto Sector Grows Firm on the Upcoming Festive Season - Dynamic Levels

According to a recent report passenger vehicle (PV) along with the two-wheeler segments of the automobile industry have posted robust double digit growth in the month of August.

 

The Growth Inputs

The study indicates a strong revival in demand, backed by improved rural sentiment as well as the increasing urban demand due to i

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Cement Sector - Volumes remain muted in Aug’16; prices remain firm - ICICI Sec

Reason for report: Sector update

Our channel checks suggest cement industry volumes are likely to have grown in low single-digit YoY to ~22mnte during Aug’16 (production grew 1.4% YoY during Jul’16 as pe r DIPP) impacte d by he av y rains and sand mining issues, particularly in the North and the Central regions. The East likely continued it

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Media Sector- The Sunrise Sector of Indian Economy - Dynamic Levels

With the bar for the Business excellence set high, the Industry is synonymous with innovation and creativity. The Indian M&E Industry, i.e. Media and Entertainment Industry is making high growth strides and proving its resilience to the world. Banking on the technology, the sector has seen tremendous growth in last few years.

 

The Market Dynamics:

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India Energy - Surge in consumption - RCML

India’s petroleum product consumption grew at one of the highest levels in five years in Aug’16, rising 11.4% YoY to 15.8mmt (vs. +9.5% YoY on a rolling three-month basis). Diesel/petrol led the way, growing at 14%/25% YoY. Consumption of other industrial and commercial products such as ATF, fuel oil and petcoke also surged, pointing to robust economic activity. Kerosene consumption

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Cement: A Definite Beneficiary of Economic Reforms - Reliance sec

Demand Set to Accelerate in 2HFY17E on Strong Project Segment Sales & Rural Demand Uptick

We believe 2HFY17E would witness a favourable demand environment mainly driven by pick-up in construction of projects awarded in last 12-18 months and likely improvement in rural demand on the backdrop of favourable monsoon and disbursal of pay-outs following

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Nifty Pharma unable to sustain at 12000 levels - GEPL

NIFTY PHARMA   Current Close: 11818.80    Trend : Negative

Observation

* NIFTY PHARMA is one of the underperforming the sectoral indices over last one odd year, as while the benchmark NIFTY 50 created fresh 52 week HIGHS, the NIFTY PHARMA still seems to struggle to cross it’s 3 month HIGH.

* Th

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Nifty PSU Bank holds Bullish momentum - GEPL

NIFTY PSU BANK    Current Close: 3287.95     Trend : Positive

Observation

* NIFTY PSU BANK is one of the most outperforming sectors amongst the indices last week, as it has moved up sharply by 5.08%, as against an up move of 0.65% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* In the last week, the Sector has breached

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Power Sector Update - Dynamic Levels

Central institutions such as NTPC and the SEBs - State Electricity Boards continue to dominate the power sector in India. The nation has adopted a blend of hydel, thermal and nuclear sources with an aim to increase the availability of electricity. Thermal plants account for about 60 per cent of the total power generation capacity in the country, followed by hydro-electricity (15 per cent share)

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