MarketFresh: FMCG Tracker - No material pricing action; promotions still elevated - RCML

The RCML RM index inched up 1.4% MoM in Oct’16, as lower prices of crude-related commodities were offset by inflation in the agri basket. There was no material pricing action across categories though promotional intensity remained elevated. Overall, we remain cautious on the consumer sector given that topline growth is likely to remain tepid in FY17 and margins are at peak levels. ITC is

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Logistics Sector - Getting Future Prepared - Kotak Sec

Growth of the Logistics business is directly correlated with economic activity. Empirical evidence suggests that the Indian logistics industry grows at 1.5-2x the GDP. With the Indian economy estimated to grow at 6.5% to 7% in FY17 (revised consensus estimates) and at 7.5% to 8% in FY18 (RBI estimates), we believe that India's Logistics sector is poised for a healthy growth in medium term.

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Building Materials - Could be too early to buy into the correction! - ICICI Sec

The building material space has seen significant re-rating over the last six years, initially led by a) impressive volume growth (FY11-FY15) aided by strong demand levers; b) superior operating performance (FY16-H1FY17), despite volume pressures, led by lower input costs and increasing premiumisation; and c) consequent debt reduction and rising return ratios. However , with the recent demonetis

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Media Sector - Tariff order – Swords drawn; long drawn battle ahead - ICICI Sec

The comments from industry participants on the new tariff order clearly indicate negative stance by broadcasting networks and few DTH operators. Commentaries by broadcasters like Star, Sony and Zee have highlighted the tariff order is against the provisions of The Copyright Act, the regulator has not heeded to industry feedback, and calculations have not been supported by research/statistics, a

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Metal Sector - Tactical beneficiaries – part II; throwing caution to the wind - ICICI Sec

The mad scramble of commodities continues globally with LME (Zinc/ Copper/ Aluminium) rising 18%/15%/5% over the past fortnight. The weakness witnessed in Chinese commodity markets have also course corrected and the two most tracked futures (Rebar and Iron ore) have increased 15% and 25% respectively over the past week. All this is happening as dollar index (DXY) tests highs last seen in 2003.

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Nifty Auto has immediate support placed at 8450 levels - GEPL

NIFTY AUTO   Current Close: 8780.40   Trend : Negative

Observation

* NIFTY AUTO is one of the underperforming sectoral indices, as it closed down by around 2.26% at 8780.40, as against an up move of 0.50% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* The Sector had created an all time high @ 10466.90 in the month of Sep 2016

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Nifty Metal holds Bullish momentum - GEPL

NIFTY METAL   Current Close: 2757.45    Trend : Positive

Observation

* NIFTY METAL is one of the most outperforming sector amongst all the indices last week. It moved up a good 5.01%, as against an up move of 0.50% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* In the last to last week, the Sector created a Fresh 52 Week

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India Financials - Focus shifts to the demonetisation risk cascade - RCML

Our interactions with financial sector stakeholders suggest that demonetisation will have a three-stage impact on NBFCs – the first will be immediate but shortlived due to a transitory cash crunch, while the second will be due to a general economic slowdown and bleeding of the parallel economy as shadow borrowers lose their competitive edge – this second-order impact is of most conc

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Metal Stocks Trade Higher, Extend gain, Nalco soars 7% - Dynamic Levels

Metal stocks were trading higher in the afternoon trade on Friday on firm global cues. Amidst optimism that demand will accelerate, sentiments improved after a report displayed orders for business equipment hiked in the US, strengthening the outlook for the metal sector. Among the ten components in the BSE Metal index, Nalco was trading close to 7 per cent up at Rs.56.55, followed by JSW Steel

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India Financials: Credit Tracker - Deposit growth rises to 11.7% – much more to come - RCML

As per RBI data, deposit growth for the fortnight ended 11 November increased to 11.7% YoY – note that the data includes deposits collected by banks for only two days post-demonetisation. As per the RBI, banks have received deposits worth Rs 5.1tn up to 18 November (~Rs 6n to date as per media reports). Credit growth weakened further to 7.9% while investment growth declined to 8.1% YoY. W

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India Automobiles - Uncertainty looms, expect pain till Q4FY17: FADA - RCML

We hosted a conference call with the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) to discuss the impact of demonetisation on India’s automobile industry. John K Paul, President, and Nikunj Sanghi, Director – International Affairs & Global Relations, represented FADA. The following are key takeaways from the interaction:

 

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Pharmaceuticals - Back to struggling days - Emkay

India Pharma Market- Monthly Checkup

* Indian Pharma Market (IPM) subsided in October’16 with overall growth rate at 5.9%, well below the past two quarters’ monthly average growth of over 10%. Growth in Oct’16 is the lowest in the past three years, ie since September 2013. 

* There’s clearly been a slowdown in the s

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Indian Equities Sector Wrap - Adviser India Pvt. Ltd

Morningstar India is pleased to publish the inaugural edition of the Indian Equities Sector Wrap, an annual publication that aims to showcase insights and observations on the Indian Equity Mutual Funds. Please find a brief synopsis of the report below:

•    Despite witnessing a lower level of flows during the first half of 2014, the year ended on a positive note wi

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IT Index gives Breakout, Turns out to be the Best Bets - Dynamic Levels

IT stocks had been all time favorite investment area for many investors for a long time at it had the potential to yield high returns.

In February 2009, the Index was trading at approximately 2000 level. Till December 2010, it had rallied almost 275 per cent to trade at 7500 level. In 2011, the Index corrected and slipped by almost 33 per cent to 5000 level. Then again, in March 2015,

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power Sector - Muted demand continue to impact generation growth - Emkay

Key highlights

* Generation remained flat at 1.1% YoY in October 2016, due to muted demand across industry and agriculture segment.

* With moderate demand and generation, the overall industry PLF declined by 375 bps YoY to 44.5%. PLF declined across Coal and Gas segment, but was up across Hydro and the Nuclear segment due to improved rain an

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Aviation Sector - October-16 domestic air passenger growth at 23.3% YoY - Motilal Oswal

Domestic load factor at 81.1%; IndiGo’s domestic ASK/RPK share highest

* Domestic air passengers in India grew 23.3% YoY to 8.6m in Oct-16 (v/s +18.8% in Oct- 15; +24% in 2QFY17; ~22% in FY16). However, we believe this strong growth would be at the cost of yields, as seen in headline fares.

* While Oct-16 ASK growth stood at 21.5% YoY

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Indian Chemical Sector rejoiced in Today’s Trading Session - Dynamic Levels

The Indian chemical sector is rejoicing in Dalal Street today. Major chemical companies like Chemfab Alkalis, Tirumalai Chemicals, Kiri Industries, Philip Carbon, IGPL, Meghmani Organics etc have all surged more than 5 per cent today.

The much anticipated Constitution Amendment Bill - Goods and Services Tax, GST - was passed in the Parliament recently and it will most probably be impl

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Post Demonetization Drive, Leading Banks Cut Deposit Rate - Dynamic Levels

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed that rates are on the way down, the State Bank of India cut bulk deposit rates by up to 1.9 per cent taking advantage of the surge in deposits following demonetization. Others including, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, have cut deposit rates by up to 25 basis points since the system is awash with liquidity. Bankers and analysts are anticipating a 25-50 basi

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Automobile- Channel Checks Update - JHP Sec

Economic growth has taken a backseat after the government decided to ban INR 500 and INR 1000 notes as legal tender. Amongst the most affected, is the automobile industry. Within the automobile industry, 2 wheeler segment is most vulnerable as the share of cash sale in total sales is higher for the segment. We conducted a dealer channel check to assess the impact of currency ban and get a feel

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India Financials: Credit Tracker - Deposit growth rises to 11.7% – much more to come - RCML

As per RBI data, deposit growth for the fortnight ended 11 November increased to 11.7% YoY – note that the data includes deposits collected by banks for only two days post-demonetisation. As per the RBI, banks have received deposits worth Rs 5.1tn up to 18 November (~Rs 6n to date as per media reports). Credit growth weakened further to 7.9% while investment growth declined to 8.1% YoY. W

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India Automobiles - Uncertainty looms, expect pain till Q4FY17: FADA - RCML

We hosted a conference call with the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) to discuss the impact of demonetisation on India’s automobile industry. John K Paul, President, and Nikunj Sanghi, Director – International Affairs & Global Relations, represented FADA. The following are key takeaways from the interaction:

 

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Chemical Sector Declines Due To Rise In Crude Oil Prices - Dynamic Levels

Kiri Industries, Bhageria and IGPL shares were trading 5 per cent lower on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) today. Chemical sector was seen moving down on the back of global crude prices rising on expectations that the OPEC - Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will reach a deal in its Vienna meeting later this month to cut output. Crude oil is a major raw material used in making

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Nifty Media has immediate support placed at 2400 levels - GEPL

NIFTY MEDIA   Current Close: 2585.15    Trend : Negative

Observation

* NIFTY MEDIA is one of the most underperforming sectoral indices, as it closed down by a good 5.57% at 2585.15, as against a down move of 2.68% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* The Sector had created an all time high @ 3158.30 in the month

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Nifty PSU Bank holds Bullish momentum - GEPL

NIFTY PSU BANK        Current Close: 3382.60      Trend : Positive

Observation

* NIFTY PSU BANK is the only sector amongst all the indices that has closed in the GREEN last week. It moved up by 1.88%, as against a down move of 2.68% in benchmark NIFTY 50.

* In the last to last wee

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Sweetness Returns to the Indian Sugar Sector - Dynamic Levels

Sugar Sector continues to show signs of robust growth in the early trading session of 21st November 2016 (today) on the back of the commencement of the early sugar crushing session in various states this year.

Major sugar companies such as Oudh Sugar, Upper Ganges Sugar, Dalmia Bharat, Dwarikesh Sugar, Dhampur Sugar have been on the upper surge since 18th November 2016. In today&rsquo

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