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Asian art seeing a resurgence in global market


September 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Asian modern and contemporary art is witnessing a resurgence in the international market with buyers expressing confidence in its viability as a safe investment option ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Don’t give Microsoft back-door entry, warns Achuthanandan


July 4th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan has warned Chief Minister Oommen Chandy against IT giant Microsoft getting a back-door entry into the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

2012 not to be a shining year for Indian gems and jewellery


May 9th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) The Indian gems and jewellery industry will see muted demand in 2012 with volume growth to be around four percent for the sector, Fitch Ratings said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gold to cost more as budget proposes to increase customs duty


March 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Gold is set to cost more from April 1, 2012 with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposing to raise import duty on standard gold ... Read more...

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Critical art writing has to be accessible: Experts


January 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Does art writing need to change to suit the fickle intellectual attention span of the audience in an age of multi-cultural and multi-dimensional media?"New art ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Interest rates on provident fund, post office savings hiked


November 11th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The government Friday hiked interest rates on deposits under the public provident fund (PPF) scheme to 8.6 percent from 8 percent and post office savings ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gold rush before Dhanteras: Jewellers


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The gold rush across India just before Monday's Dhanteras festival has made jewellers confident of increasing their business, though prices of the yellow metal show volatility ... Read more...

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Golden returns from silver push prices to all-time high


February 27th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Unrest in the Arab world has been rocking Indian stocks, taking the bottom out of key indices, but it has also led to the ... Read more...

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Hero Group: Exposure in Citibank scam Rs.28.75 crore


December 31st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Hero Group, which was allegedly duped in the Rs.300 crore Citibank fraud, Friday said that its exposure to the scam was just Rs.28.75 crore and that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Real estate most preferred investment option: survey


December 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Real estate remains the preferred choice of urban Indians for long-term investments, scoring over equities, gold and state-run savings schemes, says a leading industry lobby."Sixty-five percent of ... Read more...

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SEBI restrains 14 insurance companies from raising fresh money


April 10th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), on Saturday restrained 14 insurance entities from raising fresh money through Ulips - Unit Linked Insurance Products.The SEBI said ... Read more...

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Delhi, Mumbai most preferred by home-seekers: Survey


March 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) New Delhi and Mumbai are considered the most preferred real estate investment destinations for this year (2010), with 62 percent of prospective buyers wanting to invest in a ... Read more...

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Infrastructure bonds option for ordinary NRIs: Ravi


January 8th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A new proposal to issue infrastructure bonds to overseas Indians will give a fresh investment option to ordinary Indian investors abroad, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs ... Read more...

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Fidelity Fund Management Enters Into a Distribution Tie Up with Federal Bank


May 6th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, May 6 (ANI-Business Wire India): Fidelity Fund Management has entered into an agreement with Federal Bank, one of India's premier private sector banks, for the distribution of its products. M. ... Read more...

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Whetting appetite may lead to impulse shopping


January 9th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): The aroma of a mouth-watering dessert can make you splurge money on unnecessary purchases.A new study has suggested that exposure to something that stimulates the appetite can ... Read more...

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