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Shipping cos gain as Baltic Dry index touches 10-year high

Shipping cos gain as Baltic Dry index touches 10-year high

Rediff.com7 days ago

Meanwhile, with China switching its trading partners due to geo-political issues, increased trade with South Africa for bauxite and with the US for coal is also auguring well for vessels with tonne miles going up.

Centre's divestment plan: A stress test for zombie steel plants

Centre's divestment plan: A stress test for zombie steel plants

Rediff.com30 Apr 2021

With the government looking to divest loss-making steel assets, significant interest from secondary players is most likely this time apart from the anticipated list of large integrated primary steel producers, said industry experts. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd (NINL), NMDC Integrated Steel Plant (NISP)-Nagarnar, Ferro Scrap Nigam Ltd and three units of Steel Authority of India (SAIL) - Alloy Steels Plant, Durgapur; Visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Plant, Bhadravati; and Salem Steel Plant, Salem - constitute the divestment list. All the three units of SAIL have been loss-making for more than five years.

Reliance shareholders vote to demerge oil-to-chemicals business

Reliance shareholders vote to demerge oil-to-chemicals business

Rediff.com3 Apr 2021

With the O2C business outlook on the mend, the Street is also looking forward to news on RIL's proposal to sell up to 20 per cent of the O2C business to a strategic investor like Saudi Aramco.

Adani Enterprises becomes third group firm to hit Rs 1-trn market cap

Adani Enterprises becomes third group firm to hit Rs 1-trn market cap

Rediff.com4 Mar 2021

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and Adani Green Energy are the other two Adani Group firms to have crossed the Rs 1-trillion mark in m-cap.

Post-COVID war chest: Tata Steel plans to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

Post-COVID war chest: Tata Steel plans to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

Rediff.com13 Apr 2020

A bleak demand outlook for steel in the domestic as well as global market is also another reason Tata Steel may be looking to have additional liquidity as margins are expected to take a hit in the coming quarters.

Domestic warehousing struggles with reduced staff

Domestic warehousing struggles with reduced staff

Rediff.com1 Apr 2020

JNPT, the country's largest container port, would soon move into congestion if cargo does not get lifted by importers in the next few days.

Domestic firms eye defence sector; plan to cut imports

Domestic firms eye defence sector; plan to cut imports

Rediff.com20 Feb 2020

The ministry of defence has set a goal of $26 billion, including export of $7 billion for the industry by 2025-26 through its Defence Production Policy 2018.

Another coronavirus fallout: India's shipping business

Another coronavirus fallout: India's shipping business

Rediff.com15 Feb 2020

'The coronavirus impact is much bigger than what the market had predicted. We are helpless and simply watching the market at present. Nothing can be done,' said Anil Devli, chief executive officer (CEO) of Indian National Shipowners' Association (INSA).

Shipping freight market defies ongoing trade war

Shipping freight market defies ongoing trade war

Rediff.com9 Sep 2019

Huge demand for dry bulk commodities such as iron ore, coal, and grain has helped the Index touch a five year high recently.

Brokerages advise investors to stay away from Vedanta shares

Brokerages advise investors to stay away from Vedanta shares

Rediff.com4 Feb 2019

Brokerages put sell notice on Vedanta shares over the company's move to buy Volcan Investments' stake in Anglo American via subsidiary Cairn India Holdings, reports Aditi Divekar.

How Naturals plans to woo Gen Y ice cream lovers

How Naturals plans to woo Gen Y ice cream lovers

Rediff.com2 Feb 2019

While the brand did step into cities such as Delhi in the last few years, it is now stitching up an expansion strategy aimed at partaking of growth in areas where consumption of ice cream remains strong.

Sterlite shooting may dent Vedanta's brand image

Sterlite shooting may dent Vedanta's brand image

Rediff.com7 Jun 2018

The brand image, however, may not tarish further as it will have already taken the beating due to consistent injury

The Sarod Brothers and their Erod

The Sarod Brothers and their Erod

Rediff.com15 May 2017

Sarod brothers Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash are waiting to take their creation, the Erod, to the world.

Why steel products will become costlier from April

Why steel products will become costlier from April

Rediff.com22 Mar 2017

JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Steel Authority of India, Bhushan Steel, Essar Steel, Jindal Steel & Power, and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam are among the top producers of the alloy in the domestic market

'As long as you are not deforming the music, it is fine'

'As long as you are not deforming the music, it is fine'

Rediff.com22 Mar 2017

An increasing number of young classical musicians are dabbling in fusion music, discovers Aditi Divekar.

Tough times ahead for India's steel producers

Tough times ahead for India's steel producers

Rediff.com24 Feb 2017

Traders blame demonetisation for subdued demand in retail segment

Brexit is Tata Steel's additional headache

Brexit is Tata Steel's additional headache

Rediff.com27 Jun 2016

'Brexit might delay the sale process of Tata Steel's UK operations'.

Shipping ministry wants to use road funds for inland waterways

Shipping ministry wants to use road funds for inland waterways

Rediff.com15 Feb 2016

Transportation via inland waterways is cost-effective and more environment-friendly than rail or road transportation

'Tata Steel's margins to remain squeezed as product prices fall'

'Tata Steel's margins to remain squeezed as product prices fall'

Rediff.com21 Apr 2015

Tata Steel's margins may remain under pressure in FY15.

Investors are positive on Tata Steel

Investors are positive on Tata Steel

Rediff.com24 Mar 2015

Tata Steel's domestic operations have been its cash cow.

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