Chart of the day | Expense analysis aggregrates for Sensex companies

Chart of the day | Expense analysis aggregrates for Sensex companies

The chart shows that for Sensex firms, June quarter expenses on both raw material and employee fronts increased when compared with the preceding quarter.

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The biggest jump, as expected, was in raw materials, which rose even year-on-year. Firms, however, pruned other expenses (administration and marketing) to shore up operating margins for the quarter.

Graphic by Yogesh Kumar/Mint

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