Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 : State-owned Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) registered a record growth in critical operational areas like sanction, disbursement and recovery for the 2013-14 financial year.
The year-end figures show that KFC has sanctioned Rs. 989.48 crore as loans to MSME (micro-small-medium enterprises) sectors of the state with a growth of 49 percent over the previous fiscal.
The loan disbursed stood at Rs. 754.73 crore during the fiscal ended 2013-14.
The total recovery during the period stood at Rs. 568.61 crore.
Bangalore, April 3 : State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) posted Rs. 15,180 crore sales turnover for the just-concluded fiscal 2013-14, registering a marginal six percent growth over previous fiscal (2012-13) at Rs. 14,324 crore.
"We rolled out 60 aircraft and helicopters, achieved the initial operational clearance for the light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter and filed 209 patents during the fiscal under review," HAL chairman R. K. Tyagi said in a statement here.
Mumbai, April 2 : Two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported a marginal increase of one percent in its sales for March at 304,330 units from 301,231 units in the corresponding period of last year.
Exports, however, grew by 17 percent at 118,183 units from 101,374 units shipped-out during the corresponding period of 2013.
Chennai, April 1 : Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Tuesday reported an 8.4 percent fall in its total sales for March at 51,708 units from 56,437 units in the corresponding month of last year.
In a statement, the company said its domestic sales during the month under review grew by 3.4 percent and stood at 35,003 units -- up from 33,858 units sold in March 2013.
New Delhi, April 1 : Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported a decline of 1.4 percent in its total sales for 2013-14 at 1,155,041 units from 1,171,434 units sold in the previous fiscal.
According to the company, domestic sales during the year ended March 31, 2014, marginally grew at 0.3 percent at 1,053,689 units from 1,051,046 units in 2012-13.
Exports during the period under review fell by 15.8 percent at 101,352 units from 120,388 units shipped out in 2012-13.
A leading globaltelecommunications equipment maker, China's Huawei Technologies has said that it has recorded an increase of 34.4 per cent in its net profit to 21 billion yuan or $3.38 billion. The company's operating profit was recorded at the level of 29.1 billion yuan, compared to the company's forecast of 28.6 between billion yuan and 29.4 billion yuan.
Canadian phone maker, BlackBerry has said that it has recorded a fall in its profit and revenue during the fourth quarter of the year but also said that business will turnaround.
Chief executive John Chen said, "I am obviously extremely pleased with the Q4 results because it put us on the track and, if not, slightly ahead. I'm very pleased with the fact that the company's now back in execution mode."
Washington, March 29 : Blackberry's fourth quarter results show that the company has reportedly incurred loss smaller than what analysts had predicted.
While Blackberry's shares plummeted by 6.63 percent in pre-market trading, the company's revenue dropped to 2.7 billion dollars from 3.2 billion dollars, taking a toll on the company's cash position.
According to Tech Crunch, Blackberry saw revenue drop from 64 percent from 2013 levels to 976 million dollars and this 423 million dollars loss is chump change compared to the 4.4-billion dollars loss reported during the previous quarter.
Investment bank, the Macquarie Group has said that it expects its prof to rise as much as 45 per cent after ti recorded strong growth in its fixed income business.
JD Wetherspoon has said that it has recorded an increase of 5.2 per cent in its like-for-like sales during the 26 weeks to 26 January, 2014.
The company said that its operating profits were recorded at the level of £55.7million in the 26 weeks to 26 January, 2014. Its revenues were ahead 9.1 per cent at £683.2million during the period as the company recorded strong performance in the period. The company said that it is planning to open about 50 new pubs including in Ireland.
G4S has said that it recorded an increase of 2.8 per cent in its operating profits to $ 442 million as the company increased its business in the emerging countries.
The company said that it recorded a pre-tax loss of $170million after recording a $ 386 million of one-off costs and charges. Revenues of the firm recorded an increase of 5.8 per cent to $7.4billion. The earnings received a boost as the company acquired new units and expanded its presence in the emerging markets.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. on Thursday crossed the mark of 1 million sales in India, the car maker said in a statement.
The automobile giant recorded its 1 millionth vehicle sale in the country through its Cochin-based authorised dealer Nippon Toyota. The millionth vehicle sold by the company was a Toyota Etios, which was handed over to a customer during a ceremony yesterday.
The company said that it recorded an operating profit of £335 million in the previous year and its revenues rose 18 per cent to £1.49 billion. The company's net retail revenue rose 10 per cent to the level of £907 million. Its online revenue rose 12 per cent to £446 million during the previous year.
Mumbai, Mar 1 : Automobile major Tata Motors Saturday reported a decline of 35.56 percent on its total sales including exports in February 2014.
The automobile manufacturer managed to sell 39,951 units last months from an off-take of 61,998 units in the corresponding month of 2013.
The company’s domestic sales including commercial and passenger vehicles in the month under review too decline. The off-take fell by 39.11 percent at 35,315 units from 58,002 units sales in January 2013.
New Delhi, March 1 : Automobile manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra Saturday reported a decline of 12 percent in its overall sales, including exports, in February, which stood at 42,166 units from at 47,824 units in the corresponding month of last year.
Domestic sales stood at 39,338 units during last month, as against 44,399 units during February 2013, a decline of 11 percent.
The company's exports during the month under review fell by 17 percent at 2,828 units from 3,425 units being shipped-off in the corresponding period 2013.
Chennai, March 1 : Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor Saturday reported a 14.9 percent fall in its sales in February at 46,505 units from 54,665 units in the like period of 2013.
"Post the reduction in excise duty, enquiry inflow has increased with February sales of 34,005 units with a growth of two percent over the earlier month and it is expected that this would lead towards creation of a positive momentum," said Rakesh Srivastava, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Hyundai Motor India.
In a statement, the company said its domestic sales during the month under review stood at 34,005 up from 34,002 units sold in February 2013.
Chennai, March 1 : Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Saturday said it closed last month with a seven percent increase in total sales as compared to sales logged in February 2013.
In a statement the company said it has logged total sales of 177,762 units in february, up form 165,696 units sold in the same month 2013.
Sales of two wheelers increased six percent last month to 170,293 units from 160,895 units in February 2013.
Last month the company sold 7,375 three wheelers as against 4,801 units sold in February 2013.(IANS)
New Delhi, March 1 : India's largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a .40 percent decline in total sales including exports for February, which stood at 109,104 units due to a fall in exports.
The company had sold 109,567 units in February 2013.
There was a sharp drop in the company's exports. Maruti Suzuki exported just 9,346 units last month, which was 19.50 percent less than 11,612 units sold overseas during the corresponding month of 2013.
Chennai, March 1 - Japanese-Indian car joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Saturday said it closed last month with a total sales of 11,284 units down from 13,979 units sold in February 2013.
In a statement, the company said it sold 10,100 units last month in the domestic market as compared to 12,756 units sold in February 2013.
Weighed down by prolonged slowdown of the automotive industry, Germany-based engineering & electronics giant Bosch on Thursday reported a fall of more than 19 per cent in net profit for the October-December quarter.
Bosch said its net profit fell 19.22 per cent to Rs 138.98 crore in the three months ended December 31, 2013, from Rs 172.05 crore in the previous three months.