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Autonomous Vehicles: Jaguar Ties Up with BlackBerry
Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with BlackBerry to develop autonomous vehicles. BlackBerry will assist Jaguar in various areas via AI and machine learning.
Will India’s Low Inflationary Trend Sustain in 2H17?
Consumer prices in India (INDY) rose 1.5% year-over-year in June 2017, slowing sharply from their 2.2% rise in May 2017.
Indian Equities Continue to Attract Investor Attention in July
Sensex, India’s (EPI) benchmark index, closed above the 32,000 mark for the first time on July 13, 2017.
Inside India’s Inflation in May 2017
Consumer price inflation in India stood at ~2.2% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis in May 2017, as compared to its 2.99% rise in April 2017.
International Moat Index: France Impacted Its Performance
The international moat index, represented by the Morningstar Global ex-US Moat Focus Index, lagged behind the benchmark index in April.
Is Inflation in India Approaching Its Target Range in 2017?
Consumer prices in India (EPI) increased ~3.0% on a year-over-year basis in April 2017, compared to an ~3.8% rise in March—well below its market expectations.
Does the Basic Materials Sector Still Lead in India in 2017?
India’s stock market performance has picked up pace since the beginning of 2017. The S&P BSE Sensex has gained about 10% year-to-date through May 18, 2017.
Why Is Tesla Outperforming Its Peers?
Currently, Ron Baron has ~$300 million in investments and owns ~1.5 million shares in Tesla bought over three years at ~$208 per share.
Will Demonetization Impact India’s Inflation?
The demonetization that has been in effect since November 9 is expected to have a negative impact on inflation. Consumer spending activity almost stopped.
How Could Demonetization Impact the Indian Economy?
The demonetization of the 500 rupee note and the 1,000 rupee note will likely hit the Indian economy hard in the short term.
India’s Monetary Policy Committee Cuts the Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points
An important meeting The October 2016 meeting of the RBI (Reserve Bank of India), which concluded on October 4, was an important one. It was the first monetary policy announcement that came via the MPC (Monetary Policy Committee). In India, monetary policy announcements have traditionally been made under the guidance of the RBI Governor, but […]
What’s the Sector Composition of the AB International Growth Fund?
The AB International Growth Fund invests “in an international portfolio of equity securities of companies selected by the Adviser for their growth potential within various market sectors.”
Barring External Demand, India’s Economy Looks Solid
In its August 2016 monetary policy statement, the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) sounded positive about growth in India’s economy going forward.
Reserve Bank of India Left the Repo Rate Untouched in August
The Reserve Bank of India left its benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged at 6.5% in its policy meeting on August 9, 2016.
Portfolio Moves of the AB International Growth Fund in YTD 2016
The AB International Growth Fund’s assets were spread across 57 holdings in May 2016, and it was managing $334.2 million in assets.
Tata Motors Opened New Plant in Brazil to Increase Profitability
Tata Motors Limited-ADR (TTM) rose by 2.1% to close at $34.83 per share at the end of the third week of June 2016.
Food Prices and Monsoon Season: Crucial for India’s Rate Policy
Along with the CPI (consumer price index), India’s Central Statistics Office publishes the CFPI (Consumer Food Price Index). The CFPI accounts for 47% of the overall CPI.
Reserve Bank of India Leaves the Repo Rate Unchanged
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) left its benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged in its policy meeting on June 7, 2016.
The Reason behind Tata Motors’ Complaint against Jiangling Motors
Price movement of Tata Motors Tata Motors (TTM) has a market cap of $22.1 billion. It rose by 0.32% to close at $34.28 per share on June 3, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 15.3%, 20.8%, and 16.3%, respectively, as of the same day. This means that TTM is […]
Why Tata Motors’ Top and Bottom Lines Rose in Fiscal 4Q16
Tata Motors (TTM) has a market capitalization of $21.6 billion. It rose by 12.4% to close at $33.49 per share on May 31, 2016.
How Did Indian Equities React to the RBI’s Repo Rate Cut in April 2016?
Indian stock market indexes fell on April 5 when the Reserve Bank of India cut the repo rate by 25 basis points.
The Reserve Bank of India Slashed the Repo Rate in April
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) reduced the country’s repo rate by 25 basis points on April 5, 2016.
Investing in Indian Stocks: Active versus Passive Modes
The WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (EPI) is the most traded ETF that invests in Indian stocks. However, it is not the largest in terms of asset size.
How Has the AB International Growth Fund Performed?
The AB International Growth Fund is invested in companies like Roche Holding (RHHBY), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), ING Groep (ING), TAL Education Group (XRS), and Tata Motors (TTM).
Must-Know Facts about MALAX
MALAX aims to invest in sector leaders, stocks that “can maintain, or achieve in the future, a dominant position within their respective market.”
Considerable Depreciation in the Rupee Seen after August 2015
The Indian rupee was trading on a relatively stable note in the first half of 2015. However, a considerable depreciation in the rupee occurred after August.
The Franklin India Growth Fund versus the Benchmark in 2015
The MSCI India Index is the benchmark index of the Franklin India Growth Fund (FIGZX). The fund has underperformed the benchmark index.
The Franklin India Growth Fund Portfolio (FIGZX)
The Franklin India Growth Fund (FIGZX) invests with the aim of long-term capital appreciation and across market caps, in equities of companies based in India. As of December 31, 2015, the fund’s total net assets under management were $122 million.
Analyzing Ferrari’s Separation from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
In October 2014, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) announced its intentions to spin off Ferrari (RACE) as an independent entity.
What’s the Importance of Limited Edition Cars for Ferrari?
Ferrari has also been engaged in producing limited editions of supercars since the beginning of the company.
Tata Motors Falls Due to Low Vehicle Sales in December 2015
Tata Motors (TTM) has a market cap of $17.0 billion. It fell by 6.1% to close at $25.27 per share as of January 7, 2016
FPI in Indian Equities Remained Volatile in 2015
After the first four months of an impressive net inflow of FPI, Indian equities lost a substantial investment of foreign money. August 2015 witnessed the highest exodus of foreign money from Indian equities.
2015’s Gainers and Losers of the Indian Stock Markets
In this article, we will analyze the sector-wise performance of Indian stocks for 2015—a dismal year for all sectors.
India’s Manufacturing Contracts in December 2015
India accounts for ~2.5% of the world’s GDP, and manufacturing activity accounts for ~17% of India’s GDP. The Nikkei India manufacturing index fell by 1.2 points to 49.1 in December.
Production Slumped in India’s Core Infrastructure Sector
In the first two quarters of fiscal 2016, the production growth of four out of the eight sectors has fallen as compared to the first two quarters of fiscal 2015.
Why Sales Growth in India’s Infrastructure Sector Is Dwindling
The sales growth in three major infrastructure sectors has fallen sharply in the first two quarters of fiscal 2016.
India’s Trade Deficit Falls as Value of Oil Imports Drops
With a falling trade deficit, the WisdomTree India Earnings ETF and the Direxion Daily India Bull 3X Shares rose 1.1% and 4.5%, respectively, as of December 15.
India’s Manufacturing Continued to Decline in November
India manufacturing PMI fell to 50.3 in November India accounts for about 2.5% of the world’s GDP, and manufacturing activity accounts for ~17% of India’s GDP. According to Markit, the Nikkei India manufacturing index declined by 0.4 points to 50.3 in November, compared to 50.7 in October 2015. Although manufacturing was down, India’s GDP rose to […]
India’s Economic Growth Was Strong from July to September
India’s economic growth, according to the GVA method, rose by 7.4% from July to September in 2015—up from the 7.1% pace seen in April through June.
Malaysian Ringgit Drops as Economy Slows to Two-Year Low
The Malaysian ringgit fell against the US dollar on November 13, 2015, for the third consecutive session as Malaysia’s GDP for the third quarter indicated the slowest growth since the second quarter of 2013.
Has the Franklin India Growth Fund Outperformed Its Benchmark?
IGZX has given a return of 4.2% over a period of one year. The fund has outperformed the benchmark index over the past year.
The Projected Path of Consumer Price Index Inflation in India
According to the RBI, consumer price index inflation is expected to begin rising in September 2015 and continue rising for a few months.
How Has 2015 Been for Indian ETFs So Far?
Indian equities have had a poor year-to-date 2015 until August 24—the date that the S&P BSE Sensex fell over 1,600 points to record one of its worst falls in history.
Understanding the Challenges Tesla Faces in China
According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, “The biggest issue which we’re still fighting to address is this perception that it is difficult to charge your car in China. This is false.”
What Value Proposition Does Tesla Offer Its Customers?
Tesla’s value proposition is centered on the electric vehicle market. However, the share of EVs in total vehicle sales is minuscule at best.
The Chinese Yuan and India’s Monetary Policy
India’s exports are already facing weakening worldwide demand. The Chinese yuan devaluation could further hurt Indian exports, weakening the Indian rupee.
Indian Rupee Falls to a 23-Month Low, Third Consecutive Fall
The Indian rupee or INR continued a steep downward slide this week as the USD-INR pair hit the psychological barrier of 65.00 on August 12, 2015.
The Nikkei India Manufacturing PMI Rises to a Half-Year High
The Nikkei India manufacturing PMI for the manufacturing sector improved to a six-month high of 52.7 in July compared to 51.3 in June.
China’s Slowdown No Deterrent for Automakers, at Least in 2Q15
We discussed the 2Q15 financial performance of Ford’s (F) European operations. In this part, we’ll explore how Ford’s Asia-Pacific operations fared in the quarter.
An Investor’s Guide to Fiat Chrysler’s Timeline
In this part, we’ll explore some key dates on Fiat Chrysler’s timeline. Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) debuted on the NYSE on October 14, 2014, after Fiat Motors acquired Chrysler.
How Do India’s Economic Indicators Look?
In this article, we’ll look at three broad macroeconomic indicators for India. They include economic growth, consumer prices, and industrial production.
Raw materials – the biggest cost driver in the auto industry
Raw materials contribute about 47% to the cost of a vehicle. On average, an automobile is 47% steel, 8% iron, 8% plastic, 7% aluminum, and 3% glass.
Must-know: Why investing in India could increase your return
India is one of the most competitive markets in the world. The recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took office in May after a landslide victory, and the recent spurt in GDP, achieving 5.7% growth, have given greater hopes to the economy.
Demand, demography, and democracy support opportunities in India
While addressing an audience at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan during his five-day Japan visit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the era of “red tape” in India has been replaced by “red carpet,” with ease of doing business and liberalization.
Modi invites Japan to transform India into a major factory center
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his five-day visit to Japan on August 30 with the belief that India and Japan can make history by working together in several areas, like digital, solar energy, technology, and skills.
Why India’s slowdown had deterred investments from Japan
Japan and India are Asia’s second- and third-largest economies, with gross domestic products, or GDP, equivalent to $4.9 trillion and $1.9 trillion, respectively, according to World Bank statistics for 2013.
Why Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan pushed Indian stocks higher
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited Japan on a five-day trip beginning Saturday, August 30. Modi’s visit to Japan aimed at strengthening trade relations between India and Japan and fostering developmental agreements.