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India ups SCO sales pitch


June 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India Thursday pitched for a "larger and more constructive role" in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member and underlined that the grouping ... Read more...

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SEBI’s ex-chief to chair institute for human settlements


May 28th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Monday announced the appointment of former SEBI chairman C.B. Bhave as the new executive chairperson of its board. He ... Read more...

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Mainland China to expand to SE Asia


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Speciality Restaurants, a fine dining operator which owns popular outlets like Mainland China, Oh! Calcutta and Sigree, Wednesday said it is planning to expand its footprints ... Read more...

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Capital gains tax on private equity lowered


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday announced the lowering of capital gains tax on private equity investments to 10 percent from the existing 20 percent."Currently, long ... Read more...

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Bank of America earnings beat estimates


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) Bank of America Corp. released lower earnings for the first quarter Thursday, but the results still beat Wall Street's estimates as the credit quality improved.The ... Read more...

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Sensex up 101 points after Mukherjee concludes budget speech (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Friday was ruling 101 points higher as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee finished his 110-minute budget speech laden with ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam to acquire minority stake in Dion Global


February 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Leading global IT and communications services provider Mahindra Satyam will acquire minority stake in Dion Global Solutions Ltd at an investment of Rs.35 crore, the companies ... Read more...

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HCL Technologies signs deal with Deutsche Bank


September 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HCL Technologies Wednesday said it had signed a five-year multi-million dollar deal with the Dutche bank's capital markets arm to provide it application support solutions."The ... Read more...

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CII lauds capital markets reforms


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The recent reforms initiatives taken by the capital market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), will strengthen investors' confidence in the Indian ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals to invest Rs.200 crore this fiscal


July 29th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Cephalosporin bulk drug major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd is planning to foray into formulations in niche therapeutic segments this fiscal at an outlay of around ... Read more...

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Investment banking firms Mefcom, Beaufort sign accord


July 28th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Investment banking company Mefcom Capital Markets Wednesday entered into an agreement with with London-based merchant bank Beaufort International Associates to offer a host of financial ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines to more than two year low (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9 -- its lowest in more than two years -- as ... Read more...

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FIIs bought stocks worth $1 bn in June


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Foreign funds were net buyers at the Indian equities markets to the tune of $1.014 billion in June, according to data available with the capital ... Read more...

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Promoters skip IPO route in unfavourable market


July 1st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Promoters of 15 companies let their proposals for raising funds through initial public offerings (IPOs) expire in the first six months of 2011 amid fears that ... Read more...

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Foreign funds sell $329.5 mn worth of stocks during week


June 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) As investors sentiments dampened at Indian equities markets during the trading week ending Friday, foreign funds sold stocks worth $329.49 million, according to data available ... Read more...

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India’s domestic banking sector to be world’s third largest by 2050


June 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The Indian domestic banking industry will become the third largest in the world by 2050 after China and the US, according to a survey released by ... Read more...

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ICRA opens shop in Sri Lanka


May 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) India's rating major ICRA Ltd will now offer credit rating services in Sri Lanka with its subsidiary ICRA Lanka Ltd being granted registration by the island ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to bring fair merger, acquisition regime for economic growth: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that may ... Read more...

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Discussions with SEBI board members have been fruitful: Pranab Mukherjee


March 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that his meeting with the Board of Directors of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was fruitful. ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani says his company is not barred from trading in capital market


January 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 16(ANI): Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Sunday said that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had not banned him or his companies from trading ... Read more...

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No watchdog ban on accessing capital markets: Anil Ambani


January 16th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Industrialist Anil Ambani Sunday sought to clarify on a consent order of markets watchdog two days ago, and said there was no ban on him or his group ... Read more...

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SEBI alerts investors about risky market


January 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Friday asked investors to remain alert about the risky market."The SEBI has toughened its actions and is intensifying ... Read more...

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‘Over Rs.23,000 crore raised in private equity deals in 2010′


December 12th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Private equity deals raised between Rs.23,000 crore to Rs.24,000 crore in India this year compared to Rs.14,000 crore in 2009 (calendar year), market analysts said here Saturday."This calendar ... Read more...

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China boasts 3rd-largest population of millionaires in the world


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): A survey has found that China has the third-largest population of millionaires in the world, behind the United States and Japan.According to research by the Boston Consulting ... Read more...

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Torch 9800 most satisfying smart phone from BlackBerry


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 23 (IANS) The sales of the BlackBerry Torch 9800, which were initially hit by its high price, have picked up after reduction in its price by half early ... Read more...

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BSE launches mobile-based trading


September 21st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange Tuesday launched mobile-based trading in presence of well-known broking firm representatives, an official said. "It was with expertise of software vendors like Marketplace Technologies, Technova ... Read more...

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Gold may surge to Rs.22,000 per 10 grams by year-end


September 12th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Gold price may surge to a record Rs.22,000 per 10 grams by the end of this year as uncertainty in the US and European economies forces investors ... Read more...

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UAE’s GDP to grow by two percent in 2010


September 1st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by two percent this year, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) has said. Developments in Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial ... Read more...

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SEBI proposes to raise cap for individual investor in IPOs


August 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) India's capital markets regulator Wednesday proposed to double the investment limit for individual investors in initial public offerings (IPOs) to Rs.200,000 to attract more retail participants into ... Read more...

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Geithner discusses India-US strategic priorities


August 4th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Economic and other policy priorities between India and the US were discussed by US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner with a major Track II group trying for ... Read more...

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HCC plans Rs.2,000 crore IPO of Lavasa township project


July 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Private sector Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Friday announced that its subsidiary, Lavasa Corporation, will be entering the capital markets with an initial public offering (IPO) of ... Read more...

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Rate hike on cards at central bank policy review Tuesday


July 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's central bank is likely to increase for a fourth time this year key policy and interest rates at its quarterly monetary policy review Tuesday to rein in ... Read more...

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Tamil version of investor education and protection fund website launched


July 17th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 17(ANI): Union Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday launched the Tamil version of the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) website in Chennai.Khurshid also released the beginner's guide on ... Read more...

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India wants listed firms to have 25 percent minimum public holding


June 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India Friday said listed companies must have 25 percent minimum public holding to broadbase the shareholding pattern and bring more transparency in capital markets - a ... Read more...

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Disinvestment norms for public sector eased


May 26th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday gave its nod to the appointment of merchant bankers and intermediaries to ensure smooth handling of disinvestment in state-run enterprises. The government has targeted ... Read more...

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