India Inc’s third-quarter profit growth remains robust, sustaining a double-digit trajectory, buoyed by stable input costs and reduced interest expenses for manufacturing firms. However, revenue expansion stayed below 10% for the third consecutive quarter.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s story is a tale of invincible grit and foresight in the face of financial tides. Often hailed as the ‘Warren Buffett of India’, Jhunjhunwala began his foray into the stock market with a modest sum of ₹5,000 in 1985, before eventually rising to the status of a billionaire investor. His acumen and strategies have left an indelible mark on the Indian stock market, shaping it in more ways than one.
Real estate investments in India have encountered numerous challenges in recent years, including insufficient returns, low liquidity, high maintenance costs, unfavorable taxation, and persistent issues such as scams and deviations from agreed-upon terms and conditions. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) emerge as a practical solution, offering individuals an opportunity to invest in real estate while bypassing these challenges.
When Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s business partner and Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said, “The big money is not in the buying or selling, but in the waiting,” he emphasized the importance of patience and long-term thinking in successful investing.
India Inc.’s profit growth during the September quarter earnings season remained robust driven mostly by reduction in input costs & by cost cutting measures. Notably, domestic cyclical companies in the automobile, BFSI, and cement sectors led the positive trend, while FMCG and IT sectors failed to make a significant impact on the markets due to subdued growth in both top and bottom-line figures.