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Domestic investors buy into Indian economic growth story?blur=25

Recent data provided by stock exchanges and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) revealed that Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) had invested more than double the amount sold by Foreign Portfolio Investors during the last two months

Collin Furtado Jun 23, 2015 8:56 AM

Lower CAD and trade deficit data infuse optimism into the economy?blur=25

The current account deficit (CAD) figures of India recently lowered to 0.2% of the GDP in the January-March quarter according to data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This is one of the lowest the CAD has touched in a year and reached $1.3 billion of the GDP for the quarter

Collin Furtado Jun 18, 2015 9:19 AM

We have seen 20% plus growth from IPL 6 to IPL 8: N P Singh?blur=25

Ad revenues earned by MSM during IPL 6 were reportedly estimated at Rs.950 crore. A 20% growth on these ad revenues would take the estimated figure to over Rs.1,100 crore. N P Singh, CEO of MSM talks about IPL’s success in its eighth edition

Collin Furtado Jun 17, 2015 8:26 AM

Standalone regional channels face heat from national networks’ acquire-expand strategy?blur=25

With the rise of national TV networks’ domination in regional markets, standalone TV channels are under pressure to survive and thrive. But there are factors that work in favour of the smaller channels too…

Collin Furtado Jun 15, 2015 9:17 AM

Is the title sponsorship for Pro Kabaddi League a hard egg to crack??blur=25

As Star retains the title sponsorship to the 2nd edition of Pro Kabaddi League, a handful of other brands come on board as associate sponsors. Is this a strategic decision by Star or is the deal tough to crack?

Collin Furtado Jun 10, 2015 8:30 AM

Fresh wave of doubts arises over India's growth rate?blur=25

The differences in the new GDP series and the ground realities have brought about doubts and skepticism on the validity of the data by economists

Collin Furtado Jun 8, 2015 8:56 AM

RBI rate cut to boost growth in BFSI, Auto & Real Estate?blur=25

The repo rate cut was of 25 basis points (0.25%) which brought down interest rates to 7.25% in the bi-monthly monetary policy review. This is expected to have an immediate impact on automobile, BFSI and real estate industry with the interest rates for borrowing lowering

Collin Furtado Jun 4, 2015 9:03 AM

Brand integration contributes 10% to kids genre revenues; expected to grow further?blur=25

The kids genre is third largest in terms viewership share. Although the problem of under-indexing remains, brand integration offers a chance for kids channels to grow their top line

Collin Furtado Jun 3, 2015 9:32 AM

TV broadcasters end Q4 on a high?blur=25

Broadcasters continue the momentum gained in Q3 of FY15, and grow at a healthy pace in Q4

Collin Furtado Jun 2, 2015 8:33 AM

The rising trend of brands flocking to online TV shows?blur=25

As online TV series and shows draw youth viewership, questions of measurement and production quality could slow down brand integration decisions

Collin Furtado Jun 1, 2015 9:08 AM

Broadcasters hopeful of solving planning problems with the coming of BARC individual data?blur=25

Individual data is known to give much richer insights as it segregates the audience via age, sex, location and various other demographic factors. BARC individual data will be released from following week

Collin Furtado May 29, 2015 8:13 AM

Broadcasters look beyond TV screens to be part of Rs.48,000 million + sports business in India?blur=25

Broadcasters have gone from investing in acquiring the broadcast rights of sports leagues to now also buying stake into these leagues

Collin Furtado May 22, 2015 8:51 AM

1 Year of Modi Govt: Why did the initial bull run in the stock market give way to the bear market??blur=25

FIIs that believed in Modi's growth story for India are now disillusioned. How did the best performing market in world end up as one of the worst performing markets in a matter of a month?

Collin Furtado May 21, 2015 8:42 AM

1 Year of Modi Govt: Auto, BFSI, FMCG, Retail poised to grow but face policy paralysis?blur=25

We take a look at the progress and setbacks in automobiles, BFSI, FMCG and Retail under the Modi government

Collin Furtado May 20, 2015 8:11 AM

1 Year of Modi Govt: Will India live up to 7% + growth rate predictions??blur=25

IMF, World Bank, UN and several other global organisations have predicted that India will be the fastest growing economy in 2015. We take a look at key pillars that the govt has strengthened in order to achieve this growth rate and analyse the areas that still need work

Collin Furtado May 18, 2015 8:58 AM

Niche channels to catch up with GECs in HD market revenue slice??blur=25

In the growing HD market, niche channels like Star Sports HD and MTunes, are seen making more revenues than certain popular Hindi GECs

Collin Furtado May 15, 2015 8:32 AM

1 Year of Modi Govt:  MIB fast-tracks broadcasting sector, bottlenecks persist?blur=25

From expediting licenses to enabling faster digitisation, the functioning of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting under Modi govt has gained positive momentum despite hold-ups

Collin Furtado May 14, 2015 7:54 AM

Growth in Automobiles, BFSI, FMCG, Healthcare, Retail to fuel ad spends??blur=25

Sectors that will see a growth in FY2016 include industries like automobiles, BFSI, Chemicals, FMCG, Energy, Healthcare, IT, Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Telecom, according a report by Accenture

Collin Furtado May 11, 2015 8:53 AM

IPL 8: How much does ROI matter to brands??blur=25

Despite high ad spends, brand recall for certain brands has been low. We find out if ROI is the only factor that drives ad spends on IPL…

Collin Furtado May 11, 2015 8:16 AM

Who will replace Salman Khan if Thums Up ends its association with him??blur=25

One of the biggest brands which Khan endorses is Coca-Cola's Thums Up, which issued a statement saying that they were evaluating the next step. We look at top celebrity brand endorsers who could be a possible replacement for Khan

Collin Furtado May 8, 2015 8:48 AM