ANALYSTS

  • Firms tool up for defence orders on Narendra Modi's 'make in India' pledge August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories. India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend $250 billion in the next decade on...
  • Tracking Monsoon: Need to increase the seed production, says Food Policy Analyst July 12, 2014

    Food Policy Analyst Devendra Sharma said "the government says that they have several contingency plans that they are to incorporate, but to my knowledge these plans already exist in states like Punjab." ...
  • 'Pak under Sharif may improve ties with India' May 14, 2013

    Beijing: Pakistan may improve its ties with India and fine tune its antiterror strategy under the new government headed by PMLN leader Nawaz Sharif, Chinese analysts have said. Under Sharif, the relationship between Pakistan and India might also improve, Wang Dehua, head of the South and Central Asian Studies Institute...
  • Facebook Graph Search to generate revenue, no rival to Google: Analysts January 17, 2013

    Bangalore: Facebook Inc's new search tool has strong potential to generate revenue for the social networking company, though it is unlikely to challenge Google Inc as the world's dominant search engine, Wall Street analysts said on Wednesday. Facebook's "graph search" tool, rolled out on Tuesday, lets its more than 1 billion...
  • Graph Search: Analysts see potential in Facebook search feature January 17, 2013

    New York: Industry watchers see in Facebook's new, expanded search feature an opportunity to make money through search advertising. CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed Graph Search Tuesday. It's currently available to only a small number of Facebook users. It lets them search their friend lists for people who, for instance, live in...
  • Analysts predicting slow start for ultraHD TVs January 7, 2013

    Las Vegas: "UltraHD" TVs are set to be the talk of International CES, the gadget show kicking off this week in Las Vegas. But the televisions aren't likely to account for much of the market even four years down the road. That is the conclusion of analysts of the show's host,...
  • Windows 8 fails to impress US analysts November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: While Microsoft on the one hand is overwhelemed with the response to the recentlylaunched Windows 8, analysts and experts, on the other hand, seem to be totally disappointed with a radical redesign of Microsoft's worlddominating Windows operating system, named Windows 8. Launched almost a month back with the...
  • Apple iPhone 5 to be a true world phone: Analyst June 24, 2012

    New Delhi: With the Worldwide Developers Conference out of the way and Apple successfully unveiling their MacBook Pro with a Retina Display, all eyes are now focusing on the brand's next hardware announcement, which is highly expected to be that of the iPhone 5. Since Apple stuck with the same...
  • Analysts upgrade Nokia on costcutting plans June 16, 2012

    New York: Nokia shares partially recovered from a massive selloff from a day earlier, with at least two Wall Street analysts upgrading the telecom after it said it would slash 10,000 jobs and close plants in an effort to turn around its business. The company's upcoming Windows 8 phones will be...
  • Facebook vanishing in 2020, predicts an analyst June 6, 2012

    Houston: The world without Facebook sounds unbelievable, but after its sliding stocks a hedge fund manager has predicted that Facebook will "disappear" in five to eight years. According to Eric Jackson, the founder of Ironfire Capital, said, "In five to eight years they are going to disappear in the way...
  • Politicians owe the Army Chief an apology: Defence Analyst May 14, 2012

    Defence Analyst Brigadier Mahalingam says politicians owe the Army Chief an apology in the letter leak row. ...
  • Reports on Army units movement surprising: Defence analyst April 4, 2012

    Defence analyst Uday Bhaskar said that the Indian military never entertained thoughts of a coup. ...
  • High price dampens FII interest in ONGC: Experts March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: A high base or floor price may have played spoilsport in the government's ambitious ONGC stake sale which fell woefully short of the over Rs 12,400crore target, market experts said on Thursday. Highprofile foreign investors apparently stayed away from the auction wherein there were bids for only twothird of the...
  • No ISIterror nexus: Pak Defence Analyst May 29, 2011

    CNNIBN spoke to Pakistan Defence Analyst Shehzad Choudhry who defended the ISI saying that the Pakistani State is not a safe haven for terror groups. ...
  • Security analyst Subrahmanyam dies February 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Security and strategic analyst K Subrahmanyam died in New Delhi on Wednesday after a brief illness. 82yearold Subrahmanyam, who is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter, breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, family sources said. He was suffering from cancer and diabetes...
  • 'Cigarettes will be stubbed out by 2050' January 9, 2011

    London: Cigarette smoking may completely disappear by 2050, experts believe. A combination of rising prices and the ban on lighting up in public places could finally kill off the habit, reports express.co.uk. According to a 72page report by Citigroup analysts, it is quite possible that there will be no smokers left in...
  • Maharashtra Assembly repeals Urban Land ceiling Act November 29, 2007

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra Assembly has repealed the Urban Land ceiling Act. This is seen as the first step in releasing nearly 3,000 acres in Mumbai and Greater Mumbai for development of infrastructure. Analysts said that it is a positive move from the point of transparency, funding and speeding...
  • Udayan's View: Mkts could be volatile going forward October 18, 2007

    Its the morning after all the mayhem. Yesterday saw the market touch lower circuit and a splendid recovery towards the end. Even now people seem to be in a shellshocked state. What are the implications and have we seen the worst of the implications of what came through yesterday? All...
  • Udayan's Outlook: Mkts on threshold of new highs October 8, 2007

    Its Monday morning and this is a very important week. We have had lots of volatility last week. This week we come in with some good cues from global markets and some disturbing news from the political arena. Earnings are looming throughout this week. Its a very important phase for...
  • Udayan's View: Will markets stay volatile today? October 5, 2007

    It was another volatile session out there. But the key takeaway is that it fell but it managed to bounce back. That is what happened yesterday, that is what happened today as well. Intraday there was a bit of a scare, not quite of the magnitude of yesterday, but today...
  • Mkts have risen too fast, too soon: MF Global October 3, 2007

    Rahul Shah, HeadPCG, MF Global, said the markets have risen too fast and too soon. He feels RBI may go in for a rate cut in October. MF Global is advising clients to take long positions in largecap stocks. He is bullish on cement companies like Century Textiles, ACC, Grasim, and...
  • Udayan's Outlook: Markets in a rest mode September 21, 2007

    It's Friday morning and its a quite morning across global market, its pouring in Bombay. Not much in the financial market, they are resting after that big party but somethings are happening around it. Markets this week: I think it maybe a quite kind of closing not give up too much of...
  • Udayan's Outlook: Spectacular session on Dalal Street September 19, 2007

    A historic day for the market, it was the mother of all rallies, the biggest single day rally that we have ever seen in our trading history. 650 point no less on the Sensex and its almost a 200point rally on the Nifty, which has achieved many things for us....
  • Udayan's Outlook: Markets pause ahead of Fed meet September 17, 2007

    It Monday morning and its the week of the crucial Fed meet. Markets have paused in anticipation of that meeting for a number of weeks now. On Friday, there was a flutter in London. But nerves this morning would have settled a bit particularly after what happened in the US....
  • ICICI issue good for longterm gains June 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The ICICI Bank is open for subscription with a follow on public issue. The price band for the issue is between Rs 885 and Rs 950 per equity share. The follow on public issue of India's second largest bank, ICICI Bank has received good response from investors especially...
  • Air Deccan shareholders pick Kingfisher May 31, 2007

    New Delhi: The best thing for Air Deccan shareholders and aviation shareholders is Kingfisher that would probably workout the best, if the deal indeed happens. CNBCTV18 stocks editor Udayan Mukherjee shares his views on aviation stocks. Its a rumour a day; sometimes its ADAG sometimes it is some private equity...
  • CFA course ban hits students hard May 23, 2007

    New Delhi: After months of preparation for the American CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charter, Rajiv Bhardwaj was in for a shock. The CFA Institute sent him a mail that the June 3 exam might not be held at all. The reason given was that the technical education regulator, All India...
  • Do you own these hidden gems? May 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Investment Analyst Ashish Chugh shares two gems in the midcap space worth investing in. Bambino Agro manufactures pasta, macaroni and noodles. For the past few years the company faced several problems on account of the high debt in its balance sheet. Last year the company and...
  • Booming economy sparks CFA rush November 7, 2006

    Mumbai: India Inc is lapping up Chartered Financial Analysts like never before. In December this year, more than 3,500 people will take the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam. Considering in 2001 India had all but 25 CFAs, there is a scramble to become one. A booming economy, and a booming...