Author Profile - Sunil Fernandes

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Sunil Fernandes has spent 25 years covering business and finance in India and abroad. Sunil has worked with frontline daily newspapers including Hindustan Times, Deccan Herald and Gulf Times. He has also worked with investment magazines like Dalal Street Investment Journal and Oman Economic Review. His forte remains stocks, mutual funds and tax planning.

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Real Estate Pins Hope On Budget 2021

Real Estate Pins Hope On Budget 2021

 |  Sunday, January 17, 2021, 08:00 [IST]
As the nation is getting ready for Budget 2021-22, the real estate sector is looking anxiously at the announcements to be made that can help the sector come out of last year's deficit. Experts are unanimous in the view that the ...
India's GDP To Remain Well Below Pre-Pandemic Levels: FITCH

India's GDP To Remain Well Below Pre-Pandemic Levels: FITCH

 |  Thursday, January 14, 2021, 12:17 [IST]
The coronavirus-induced recession in India has been one of the most severe among major emerging markets (EMs) amid a stringent lockdown and limited direct fiscal support, FITCH Ratings has stated in its latest report. "Growth will be supported by ...
 For Fiscal 2021, CRISIL Projects CPI Inflation At 6.4%

For Fiscal 2021, CRISIL Projects CPI Inflation At 6.4%

 |  Thursday, January 14, 2021, 10:57 [IST]
Rating agency CRISIL has projected CPI Inflation at 6.4% for fiscal 2021. "After eight months above the Reserve Bank of India (RBI's) target band of 2-6%, Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation was finally back in range, declining for the second straight ...
Infosys Shares Drop 3% Post Quarterly Numbers

Infosys Shares Drop 3% Post Quarterly Numbers

 |  Thursday, January 14, 2021, 09:29 [IST]
Shares in IT major Infosys fell as much as 3 per cent, as profit booking in the stock pushed prices lower. Also, a sharp run-up in the shares has expanded the p/e multiple and investors did not want to chase the ...
Gold Prices In India Set For Another Day Of decline

Gold Prices In India Set For Another Day Of decline

 |  Thursday, January 14, 2021, 09:15 [IST]
Gold prices in India are likely to open lower, when shops and establishments selling gold, open-up for operations. Gold on the MCX was down nearly by Rs 445, and with the Indian currency stable, it would not be a surprise ...
Automobile Industry To Face Cost Inflation Issues

Automobile Industry To Face Cost Inflation Issues

 |  Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 09:47 [IST]
An increase in base commodity prices may have an impact on the margins of auto industry, while many may look to offset the same by increase in prices and lower discounts, Motilal Oswal has said in its latest report on the ...
Contraction In IIP Not Surprising, Say Experts

Contraction In IIP Not Surprising, Say Experts

 |  Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 09:40 [IST]
Government data released on Tuesday showed that the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of November contracted by 1.9% to 126.3 when compared to 3.6% growth in October. The contraction in IIP data is not surprising say experts. Rajani ...
Affordable Was The Choice In 2020, Will remain So In 2021

Affordable Was The Choice In 2020, Will remain So In 2021

 |  Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 13:42 [IST]
Despite the lower-than-normal sales traffic in the real estate sector, the affordable segment has emerged as the hot cake for the wannabe homebuyers. Post-Unlock, the segment witnessed improvement in the number of visits to the site, and the properties sold immediately ...