from India Insight:

Organised players, growing acceptance boost India’s used car market

January 31, 2014

One would expect the former head of India’s No. 1 car maker to drive a glitzy new SUV or an imported luxury car, but Jagdish Khattar thinks differently. The industry veteran who spent 14 years at Maruti Suzuki now buys only second-hand cars and drives a used Volkswagen Passat.

from India Insight:

Markets this week: Sensex falls 2.6 percent, Jindal Steel slumps 9 percent

September 27, 2013

After rising for four consecutive weeks, the BSE Sensex fell 2.6 percent in the last five trading sessions, as a surprise repo rate hike by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Sept. 20 dampened investor confidence and battered banking shares.

from Expert Zone:

Hyundai makes a grand move with the Grand i10

By Ashish Jha
August 7, 2013

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

from India Insight:

Tracking Sensex: top gainers, losers in June quarter

By Reuters Staff
June 28, 2013

By Aditya Kalra and Ankush Arora

Indian shares ended the June quarter on a positive note as the Sensex and Nifty registered gains of around 3 percent during the period, data showed.

from Money on the markets:

BSE Auto index falls 2 pct

March 18, 2011

Auto stocks struggled in trade on Friday, as stocks like Exide Industries, M&M and Maruti Suzuki fell, pushing the sectoral index down 2 percent.

from Money on the markets:

Auto stocks post decent gains

April 9, 2010

The BSE Auto Index gained 1.27 percent on Friday, as a top industry body official said he expected Indian vehicles sales to reach a record high for the second year in a row in 2010/11.

from India Insight:

Maruti 800 – an obituary?

April 3, 2010

maruti 800After the iconic Bajaj scooter,  another symbol of the eighties and the then acme of middle-class ambition -- the Maruti 800 -- is driving into history.

from Money on the markets:

Hero Honda jumps over 4 percent

March 25, 2010
Hero Honda jumps over 4 percent Shares in Hero Honda gained more than 4 percent on Thursday as markets ended firm with the Sensex rising by 107 points. BSE Auto index rose 0.46 percent. Amtek Auto climbed 1.4 percent whereas Ashok Leyland gained nearly 1 percent. Among losers, Tata Motors’ stock had a weak trading session and ended down 1.87 percent. Maruti Suzuki slipped 1.47 percent. Do you have a favourite auto stock for investment at this stage?

Shares in Hero Honda gained more than 4 percent on Thursday as markets ended firm with the Sensex rising by 107 points.

from India Insight:

Recall virus dims Maruti A-Star lustre

February 23, 2010

No. 1 Indian carmaker Maruti Suzuki's recall of its best-selling A-Star vehicles may not cost the company much financially, but sure raises questions about the procedures followed by the company for disclosing such information to investors.

from Money on the markets:

Auto stocks end weak

February 23, 2010

The BSE auto index slipped 1.8 percent on Tuesday, with shares in Maruti Suzuki slipping 3.2 percent.