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Millionaire households grow in China


June 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Ranking third on the worldwide list of millionaire households, the number of millionaires in China grew to 1.4 million last year, up 15.6 percent year-on-year.China Daily ... Read more...

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New tax saving scheme for equity investment, STT cut proposed


March 16th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) To encourage retail investors to participate more in the capital market, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed a new tax exemption scheme -- Rajiv ... Read more...

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Facebook sees India among key growth areas


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Popular social network site Facebook, which hopes to raise at least $5 billion in one of the world's most widely anticipated IPOs, or initial public ... Read more...

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IPO norms to be out once valuation method is finalised: IRDA chief


September 15th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Guidelines for allowing insurance companies to come out with initial public offerings will be out as soon as the regulator decides on the methodology to ... Read more...

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LinkedIn sinks, Silicon Valley fears doom


August 9th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, bore the brunt of the Monday mayhem on Wall Street, sinking more than 17 percent.The market drubbing ... Read more...

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Constant rate hikes have further burdened realty industry (Comment)


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
It is a matter of concern that credit growth, both for home loans and on the exposure to real estate developers, has hit a speed breaker due to repeated interest rate ... 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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India, China coming up fast as new tech powers


April 16th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) India and China coming up fast as new tech powerhouses will drive much of the growth in information technology over the next ten years, according to ... Read more...

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IPO guidelines for insurance firms by month-end: IRDA chief


April 11th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) will issue final guidelines governing initial public offerings (IPOs) of insurance companies by the this month end, ... Read more...

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China billionaire rich list grows to 49 more


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 29 (ANI): China now has 128 billionaires, which is 49 more that what the country had at this time last year.According to the China Daily, nine of these 49 billionaires ... Read more...

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SEBI doubles limit for retail investors to Rs.2 lakh


October 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) India's capital markets regulator Monday doubled the investment limit for individual investors in initial public offerings (IPOs) to Rs.200,000 to attract more retail participants into such primary ... Read more...

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Reality check on Sensex and India’s realty industry (Comment)


October 7th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Vinod Behl After the trough of 8,160 points, the recent turnaround in Indian stock markets that has lifted the 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) past the ... Read more...

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11 IPOs as companies cash in on bull run


September 20th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as benchmark indices for Indian equities move up closer to their pre-slowdown highs achieved 32 months ago, the prevailing bullish sentiments have encouraged 11 companies to ... Read more...

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Six-year-old girl is China’s youngest shareholder


August 20th, 2010 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A six-year-old girl has become the youngest shareholder on China's Nasdaq-style growth enterprises board, after she inherited 62,500 shares from her father, reports Xinhua. The Shaoxing-based Zhejiang Sunflower Light ... 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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Average private equity deal size to increase in 2010: Survey


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Private equity firms will invest more and the average deal size in 2010 will see a rise in sectors such as infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and financial services, according ... Read more...

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After dismal year, realty firms see ray of hope in 2010 (Flashback 2009)


December 26th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Krishna Mukherjee New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) After five years of robust growth till the middle of 2008, the $14 billion Indian realty industry faced a major crisis this year, not ... Read more...

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Institutional placements were flavour of 2009 at Indian markets


December 11th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) In a year which started with doomsdayers predicting a frightful scenario for businesses, Indian companies found the qualified institutional placement (QIP) route more than a blessing, having earned ... Read more...

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India inc to raise Rs.16,000 crore through public offers


July 30th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Buoyed by the recent surge in capital markets, India Inc is planning to raise Rs.16,000 crore ($3.3 billion) through initial public offerings (IPOs) this fiscal, an industry ... Read more...

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India’s ‘dream budget’ is unlikely to materialise: Moody’s


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The "dream budget" that people are expecting is unlikely to materialise, says the research arm of global rating agency Moody's. In a statement released Thursday, it also said ... Read more...

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Worst-ever year for IPOs in Canadian markets


January 7th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) With the global meltdown gripping developed and developing economies, 2008 proved to be the worst year for initial public offerings (IPOs) in Canadian markets, says a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ... Read more...

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Chinese IPOs drying up as bubble bursts


December 11th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.11 (ANI): Activity in initial public offerings in China has fallen to a three-year low, according to a report released by market researcher Zero2IPO Group. The amount of money raised by ... Read more...

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Investments in state firms’ initial offerings still in green


October 20th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Long-term investments and public sector initial public offerings are still showing a positive return despite the massive drop in share values over the past few months, a ... Read more...

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Reliance Money forays into investment banking


September 30th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Money, promoted by the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, will venture into the investment banking sector and has also obtained a merchant banking licence from market regulator Securities ... Read more...

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Reliance Money partners with US brokerage firm


September 8th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Broking and distribution house Reliance Money Monday said it has partnered with the US-based optionsXpress Holdings Inc, a web-based trading company, to gain access, custody and execution ... Read more...

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Indian primary market growth to fall by 50 percent


September 1st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The growth of the Indian primary market will halve from the 20 percent registered during 2007-08, to 8-10 percent in the remaining period of the current fiscal ... Read more...

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Small industries’ exchange likely to come up this fiscal


August 18th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may clear the proposal to set up a dedicated exchange for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) ... Read more...

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Kotak Mahindra Bank stand-alone net profit up 14 percent


July 28th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank has reported a 14 percent rise in its net profit to Rs.550 million in the first quarter this fiscal on a stand-alone basis, up from ... Read more...

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More Asian companies expected to tap IPO market


April 29th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 29 (DPA) More than 2,900 Asian companies have raised nearly $500 billion in equity through initial public offerings (IPO)since 1990, and the region's IPO market is expected to keep up ... Read more...

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Panel to hear watchdog charges against depository


March 5th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India's markets watchdog has set up a three-member panel to oversee the proceedings against National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) related to the initial public offerings (IPO) scam ... Read more...

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