Meanwhile, company commentaries in sectors such as cement, paints and tyres indicate that input cost inflation is easing.
India Inc.’s aggregate operating cash flows have fallen year-on-year for the half year ended 30 September. This is among the key takeaways from Nuvama Research’s earnings performance analysis of BSE500’s private companies. For perspective, cash flows had risen each year over FY20-FY22. Due to the lumpy nature of their cash flows, public companies were excluded from this study.