Corporate capex growth slows in FY24 after picking up pace in FY23

After picking up pace in 2022-23 (FY23), growth in capital expenditure by the corporate sector in capacity expansion and new projects slowed in 2023-24 (FY24). The combined fixed assets of India’s top 990 listed companies, excluding banks, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) and stockbroking firms, increased by just 7.6% year-on-year (Y-o-Y) in FY24, down from 12.2% […]

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Vedanta Targets $6 Billion EBITDA in FY25, Affirms Profit Goal Expectations

Vedanta Group, a mining giant, is setting its sights on achieving $6 billion in earnings before tax for the upcoming fiscal year, with plans to increase this figure to between $7 and $7.5 billion the year after, thanks to improved operations across its various sectors. Ajay Goel, the Chief Financial Officer of Vedanta Limited, stated […]

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Biden Slaps Higher Tariffs on Chinese EV Batteries, Chips

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a bundle of steep tariff increases on an array of Chinese imports, including electric vehicle (EV) batteries, computer chips and medical products, risking an election-year standoff with Beijing in a bid to woo voters, who give his economic policies low marks. Biden will keep tariffs put in place […]

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Modi’s likely 3rd term to Focus on Inclusive Growth led by Investment, Welfarism: FM

The Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s likely third term will be marked by “more governance and less government”, with a continued thrust on an investment-led and inclusive growth strategy, and welfarism that seeks to uplift the poor. It will also be marked by policies for “greater foreign direct investment […]

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