Has coal sector reached an inflexion point, clear data doubt to lift the economy; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

Coal-fired power production is projected to fall 3 percent this year—the largest annual decline on record.

Moneycontrol.com December 24, 2019 17:31:47 IST
Has coal sector reached an inflexion point, clear data doubt to lift the economy; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
  • Coal-fired power production is projected to fall 3 percent this year—the largest annual decline on record

  • Economic projections are giving the NDA government at the Centre a big headache

  • Subros Ltd, an auto component manufacturer, posted a weak set of numbers in the September quarter driven by lacklustre automobile demand

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Has the coal sector reached an inflexion point?

Coal prices are trading close to their three year lows, but the bigger shock for the fuel is that its use for power generation is expected to decline for the first time in recorded history. Coal-fired power production is projected to fall 3 percent this year—the largest annual decline on record. What does this mean for investors? Read more.

Has coal sector reached an inflexion point clear data doubt to lift the economy all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

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Clear data doubt to lift the economy

Economic projections are giving the NDA government at the Centre a big headache. Many such forecasts, based on different data points, are missing targets in recent times and the ministers are hard put to either defend or deny such deviations. What can the government do to tackle quality issues confronting official data? Read more.

Subros: What should investors do?

Subros Ltd, an auto component manufacturer, posted a weak set of numbers in the September quarter driven by lacklustre automobile demand. Revenues fell 12 percent and operating profits by 25.6 percent. Despite this, our independent research team is confident about the company’s prospects. Why? Read more.

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