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  • Here's list of economic reforms India urgently needs: Kotak  

    With the winter session to commence next week, the focus will once again be on some of the reform measures that require Parliamentary approval.

    15 Nov 2012, 9.41 am  |  Source:

  • Morning cues: Will market react to Oct inflation nos today?  

    In the US markets, stocks accelerated their losses in the final hour of trading to finish near session lows, following President Barack Obama's press conference on the fiscal cliff, worries over the global economy and amid geopoli...

    15 Nov 2012, 8.40 am  |  Source:

  • Find out: Rakesh, Damani, Samir Arora's top media pick  

    After being shunned from most portfolios for several years, the Indian media sector made a stunning comeback this year with a 44% rise on the BSE 500 index.

    15 Nov 2012, 7.18 am  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • If you are below 30, buy shares; not gold, land  

    Samvat 2068 ended on a cautious note. Concerns about sticky retail-level inflation, weak industrial output and high trade deficit triggered selling on the Dalal Street. Sensex lost 13 points and ended at around 18,670 levels.

    13 Nov 2012, 1.00 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Should Diageo shareholders switch to United Spirits?  

    After long speculation, Vijay Mallya owned United Spirits, United Breweries Holdings and Diageo finally sealed the deal, which will see Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, acquire a majority stake in United Spirits, whi...

    10 Nov 2012, 8.25 pm  |  Source:

  • Week that was: Sloppy earnings drag mkt ahead of Diwali   

    Week that was: Sloppy earnings drag mkt ahead of Diwali

    10 Nov 2012, 12.44 pm  |  Source:

  • Market was sure United Spirits Diageo deal would go through  

    Since late July this year, market had been betting that Vijay Mallya would eventually capitulate and cede control of his crown jewel United Spirits to a strategic investor.

    09 Nov 2012, 6.00 pm  |  Source:

  • 25% public holding: Sebi must fine promoters, not investors  

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India is contemplating legal action/trading restrictions against companies that do not comply with the June 2013 deadline for ensuring minimum 25% public shareholding (August 2013 for state-own...

    09 Nov 2012, 12.34 pm  |  Source:

  • Digitization phase II: Broadcasters, MSOs to outshine DTH  

    Officially, the government's digitization plan spanning the four metros - Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata -- saw the end of analog cable era on October 31, 2012.

    09 Nov 2012, 6.02 am  |  Source:

  • Nifty may skyrocket to 6000 this Diwali  

    Diwali will be really auspicious for the Indian market this year. The market will win over the evil called 'risk' and rejoice its victory with good returns. Market experts, told, that the Nifty would be anywhere b...

    08 Nov 2012, 8.33 am  |  Source:

  • Analysis: How Sensex & Dow Jones react to US prez polls  

    Judging from the initial reaction of benchmark indices, President Barack Obama’s re-election appears to have struck the right chord among investors in India.

    07 Nov 2012, 11.49 am  |  Source:

  • Earnings downgrade cycle over; ICICI, Axis top picks: CLSA  

    Based on an analysis of corporate earnings announced so far, brokerage house CLSA feels the earnings downgrade cycle maybe behind.

    05 Nov 2012, 10.30 am  |  Source:

  • Week that was: Choppy trade continues as earnings progress  

    Week that was: Choppy trade continues as earnings progress

    03 Nov 2012, 2.02 pm  |  Source:

  • Markets Weekahead: Blue chip earnings key for Indian stocks  

    Global shares are seen reacting to the U.S. October jobs data later on Friday, with analysts expecting 125,000 jobs to have been added and the unemployment rate to tick up to 7.9 percent.

    02 Nov 2012, 5.36 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • First Look: Your 10-sec guide to news from across the globe  

    The US markets kicked off the first day of November with over 1 percent gains as Wall Street cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports. The CBOE volatility index tumbled below 17.

    02 Nov 2012, 6.29 am  |  Source:

  • RIL recommends share buyback, stock trims early losses  

    Shares of Reliance Industries, a flagship company of Mukesh Ambani group, pared losses significantly following the company recommended its share buyback programme from Thursday.

    01 Nov 2012, 12.40 pm  |  Source:

  • Wipro to hive off non-IT biz into unlisted arm, share up 3%  

    Software services major Wipro on Thursday said it was demerging its three non-core business divisions into a privately-held company to be named Wipro Enterprises Limited.

    01 Nov 2012, 9.39 am  |  Source:

  • Wipro shares inch up amid talk of consumer biz hive off  

    Shares of IT-services major Wipro crawled higher for the third day in a row amid talk in the market that the company has initiated steps to hive off its consumer care and lighting business unit. For FY12, Wipro Consumer Care and L...

    31 Oct 2012, 6.25 pm  |  Source:

  • Will inflation rise or fall? Even RBI doesn't have a clue  

    If you are looking for clues as to whether inflation will rise or fall in the coming months, the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy statement may not be of much help.

    30 Oct 2012, 2.42 pm  |  Source:

  • RBI less critical of govt, but unconvinced of its targets  

    The Reserve Bank of India may have been less critical of the government in its latest monetary policy state, but it also appears that the central bank is not convinced of the fiscal targets set by the finance ministry.

    30 Oct 2012, 1.19 pm  |  Source:

  • Banks' financials a pack of lies, RBI keeping mum: Ambit  

    In a strongly worded report titled 'The debasing of the RBI and the negative consequences for Indian banks', Ambit strategist Saurabh Mukherjea has written that over the years, RBI has been robbed of its independence in both monet...

    29 Oct 2012, 3.34 pm  |  Source:

  • RBI policy, Q2 earnings key to stock mkt this week  

    The Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review, next set of corporate earnings and the outcome of reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers will dictate the trend on the bourses this week, say analysts.

    28 Oct 2012, 12.09 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Week that was: Market ticks along as Q2 earnings pan out  

    Week that was: Market ticks along as Q2 earnings pan out

    27 Oct 2012, 12.00 pm  |  Source:

  • India faces investment cliff; new sector drivers needed  

    Brokerage house Kotak Securities has warned of an 'investment cliff', unless the government can conceptualize and award new projects in new sectors. That is because traditional sectors are unlikely to grow at the same pace as was ...

    26 Oct 2012, 9.05 am  |  Source:

  • Chart of the day: L&T's order book size vs stock performance  

    Shares of Larsen & Toubro rose over 2% immediately after the company announced a 42% jump in its net profit on time exceptional gains yesterday. The heavy engineering and construction major surprised analysts’ community by re...

    23 Oct 2012, 10.09 am  |  Source:

  • What if India's rating is downgraded? Kotak Sec explains  

    Brokerage house Kotak Securities feels risk of a possible downgrade of India’s sovereign rating by international rating agencies intact.

    22 Oct 2012, 12.40 pm  |  Source:

  • Week that was: Mkt rangebound as earnings settle down  

    Week that was: Mkt rangebound as earnings settle down

    20 Oct 2012, 12.45 pm  |  Source:

  • Q2FY13 Results: How do Infy, TCS, HCL Tech's numbers stack up?  

    Even as the second quarter earnings picture unfolds, it is clear that Infosys is no longer the "chosen one", while TCS has become the new blue-eyed boy of the stock market, closely followed by India's fourth largest IT player HCL ...

    20 Oct 2012, 8.21 am  |  Source:

  • Has Rakesh Jhunjhunwala changed his view on real estate?  

    Till less than two years back, Jhunjhunwala was an avowed real estate bear and saw no reason to change his view despite the periodic rallies in the stocks. In fact, he went as far as to say that he would not invest in real compani...

    19 Oct 2012, 1.25 pm  |  Source:

  • GVK or GMR: Who will weather the 'no ADF' storm better?  

    Shares of GMR Infrastructure and GVK Power & Infrastructure, operators of the Delhi and Mumbai international airports, have lost over 4% in the last three trading days after the aviation ministry decided to scrap the airport devel...

    18 Oct 2012, 1.17 pm  |  Source:

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