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Business Notes

THE PROFITABILITY of Greaves Cotton has shown consistent improvement over the past several years. The chairman, Shri L M Thapar expects to maintain this growth for several years. Subsidiary and....

THE MAKERS of Ambassador cars and Bedford trucks have produced a mixed bag. Sales have declined from Rs 41 crores to Rs 40 crores while gross profit (profit before interest, managing agents'....

THE 29TH ANNUAL REPORT of Mettur Chemicals & Industrial Corporation discloses once again the dependence of not only Indian agriculture but also of industry on the vagaries of monsoon. A stringent....

MAFATLAL'S NOCIL petrochemical project has become substantially costlier. The first integrated petrochemical complex in India, it is now estimated to cost Rs 47 crores against Rs 31 crores in August....

DESPITE A year of rising prices and devaluation, Poysha Industrial Company, manufacturers of sanitary opentop cans, made a profit before taxation of Rs 29.72 lakhs, and after paying tax of Rs 18.21....

THE DEMAND for cables is bound to improve in years to come in view of the accelerated emphasis on industrialisation and selfreliance outlined in the Fourth Plan draft. The growth in the production of....

The Life Insurance Corporation completed a decade of existence at the end of August. It has celebrated this even by announcing a substantial increase in new business beyond the Rs 700 crore level at....

The Chairman of the Thackersey group of cotton mills has joined company with his counterparts in other groups in visualising bleak prospects for the industry in the near future. Shri K M D Thackersey....

The problem of rising costs has been dogging steel producers. They have been asking for a rise in the retention price to neutralise higher costs. Devaluation has further accentuated the problem in a....

The Seventh Annual Report and Accounts of Hindustan Aluminium Co. Ltd. have been published about 28 weeks after the end of the accounting period. The Directors' Report explains the reasons for the....