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Second round of economic measures: Textile, real estate among 8 sectors to benefit

The government finally took note of the economic slowdown that has not only hit earnings, but also dragged the market to multi-month lows since June. Nifty itself corrected more than 1,400 points from record high touched in early June. However, that downside was controlled and the market has turned rangebound for around a month now, thanks to the government starting Read More

Real estate exposure bleeds Altico Capital

Mumbai: Little known Altico Capital became a talking point on Thursday, after the company said it missed interest payment of around Rs 20 crore on a loan from Dubai-based Mashreq Bank. This latest default by a non-banking finance company, when the sector is going through a liquidity crisis, has led to fears of the contagion spreading wider. Formed in January 2004, Altico Read More

6 Key Trends in Bengaluru’s Real Estate Industry for FY 2020

The real estate sector in India has evolved at a rapid pace over the past few years. The government has projected that India shall become a USD $5 trillion economy by 2024-25. For the real estate and construction sectors, there have been numerous challenges, from stressed demand-supply ratio, to the financial health of companies, especially as the sector’s compliance to Read More

‘Real estate relief for stalled projects on the way’

New Delhi: The real estate sector relief expected this week may include solutions for stalled housing projects for the stressed home buyers where projects could not be completed due to funding issues, official sources said, There have been demand for as stress fund to deal with stalled projects and bail out lakhs of stuck homebuyers from both home buyers and Read More

Auto And Real Estate Sector Stocks May Rally On Govt Initiatives

It is highly possible that the government would announce some measures for the real estate and auto sector in the coming weeks. Both these sectors generate a lot of employment and would definitely need some kind of relief measures. A million contractual manufacturing jobs are at risk due to the consumption slowdown, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) President Rajan Read More

Aditya Birla Real Estate Fund: AMC to provide investors an exit option

Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC (ABSLAMC) is a joint venture between Aditya Birla Capital and Sun Life (India) AMC Investments. FE could not immediately ascertain which entity would be providing the exit. Unable to find investors at a mutually acceptable valuation to liquidate the Aditya Birla Real Estate Fund-I, managed by Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC, has now informed investors Read More

Moving beyond defence, business to be focus of India-Russia ties

Prime Minister Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin Business is going to be the thrust area now in India-Russia relationship, which has so far been seen mostly from the prism of military and civil nuclear cooperation. Even the military and civil nuclear elements of cooperation have been one-way street, with India being the buyer and Russia the supplier. But this Read More

Will this tech close on never-ending real estate waiting periods?

The most anticipated part of every real estate transaction is being done with it. Every seller looks forward to the moment of closing: the period where all involved parties put a bow on the sale and the keys get handed over to the happy new owners. The closing is by nature the most complicated part of the proceedings. The task Read More

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Violence in mental health can’t be ignored, but nor can the pain of punitive policies

 First-hand accounts can provide a fresh perspective on the issue of violence and mental health. Illustration: Getty Images When Anna* became physically unwell as a student, her GP referred her to a psychiatrist and she agreed to voluntary treatment. After interviewing her for less than an hour, the psychiatrist diagnosed her with schizophrenia and told her there was a risk Read More

Residential real estate market making a comeback; Here’s why

In the recent past, housing demand in the country has been on an all-time high, helping with the swift comeback of residential real estate. Residential real estate, for a very long time, has been the subject of discussion with regard to its value and business output in India. Usually favoured by several big developers across the country as a ‘robust Read More