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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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Small investors should not directly trade in equities: SEBI


May 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Small investors should not start trading directly in stock market as they don't have adequate resources to take informed decision, chairman of the Securities ... 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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Broadridge enters pact with IiAS


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. and Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Limited (IiAS) Thursday jointly announced an alliance for the sale and distribution of IiAS proxy research ... Read more...

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Rely less on foreign credit ratings: Chinese official


December 26th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China's central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan has called on the country's major financial institutions to enhance their own judgment in making choices and reduce dependence on ... Read more...

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Bill to help banks recover dues to be introduced in winter session


October 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The government Thursday approved the introduction of a bill in the winter session of parliament, which will help banks improve their debt recovery process and ... Read more...

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Reliance Mutual bets big on retail investors


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), Oct 2 (IANS) In a multi-pronged strategy, India's biggest mutual fund company Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd (RCAM) is now focusing on growing its retail business rather ... Read more...

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5 percent equity divestment in BHEL cleared


August 30th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Tuesday approved disinvestment of five percent paid up equity in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector ... Read more...

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India to borrow $55.6 bn in first six months of 2011-12


March 25th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Indian government said Friday it would borrow Rs.2.5 lakh crore ($55.6 billion) in April-September period, which is 60 percent of the total budgeted market ... Read more...

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Sensex up by 536 points, trading above 18K


February 28th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 28 (ANI): The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday rose by 536 points to again cross the 18,000 mark, at 18,237, as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled ... Read more...

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Shipping Corporation to add ships to its fleet


November 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd plans to beef up its fleet strength by ordering 15 more ships in 2011 besides the 35 vessels it hopes to get ... Read more...

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ONGC likely to divest five percent by March 2011


November 18th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is likely to divest five percent of its equity stake by March 2011 through a follow-on public offer (FPO), a ... Read more...

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Indian retail investors lost $15-bn opportunity: Fund manager


October 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri Panjim, Oct 28 (IANS) Retail investors could have gained over $15 billion by investing just 5 percent of their savings in Indian capital markets in the past 30 ... 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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Whitacre speculates on GM’s upcoming IPO


October 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Last year, when the Obama Administration rescued GM with a $50 billion aid, the future seemed bleak for the U.S. automaker. GM has since turned ... Read more...

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Edward E. Whitacre Jr. Hints At GM IPO Price


October 14th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors chairman, Edward E. Whitacre Jr. has hinted that the share price of their company in the upcoming IPO is likely to be in the ... Read more...

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New stock exchange begins operations in Mumbai


September 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep. 20 (ANI): The United Stock Exchange (USE), a new stock exchange for currency derivatives, began its operations here on Monday.Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) C. ... Read more...

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Sharekhan launches Fortune Finder for stock market investors


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept.16 (ANI-Business Wire India): Sharekhan Ltd, one of India's leading retail stock brokerage houses with a strong online trading business, has launched Fortune Finder for the retail investors and traders.The ... Read more...

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Government to divest 20 percent in MOIL


September 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government Thursday decided to divest 10 percent of its 81.57 percent stake in Manganese Ore (India) Ltd (MOIL), a mini ratna enterprise. The decision was taken ... Read more...

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Disinvestment in Manganese ORE establishment approved


September 9th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the disinvestment of ten per cent of total paid up equity of Manganese ORE (India) Ltd. (MOIL) out ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 75 points on positive Asian cues


August 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was trading in the positive terrain Monday taking cues from Asian peers. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Nod for 10 percent divestment in Coal India, Hindustan Copper (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved 10 percent divestment of its shares in Coal India and allowed another state-run company Hindustan Copper to issue 10 percent fresh equity ... Read more...

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Special trade at stock exchanges Akshaya Tritiya


May 16th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 16 (ANI): Due to Hindu festival Akshaya Tritiya, considered auspicious for buying gold, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) kept a special window open for ... Read more...

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Dow Jones Index Takes Massive Plunge, Retail Investors Rake In Profits


May 7th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday was a shocking day for the New York stock market veterans. They witnessed the Dow Jones Industrial Average taking a massive downslide quickly ... Read more...

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National Minerals public offer over-subscribed 1.23 times


March 12th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The follow-on public offer of the state-run National Minerals Development Corp was over-subscribed 1.22 times Friday, the last day, with good demand from financial institutions, according to ... Read more...

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Rural Electrification Corp public offer oversubscribed 3.1 times


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The follow-on public offer by state-run Rural Electrification Corp was oversubscribed 3.1 times, primarily due to huge support from financial institutions. However, the small investor displayed low appetite ... Read more...

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Sensex increases by 236 points


January 11th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex climbed over 236 points or 1.34 percent in the opening trade on Monday, on emergence of buying in heavyweight stocks ... Read more...

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Brokers miffed over extended trading hours


December 27th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Poor infrastructure and the fallout of longer work hours for the broking community will frustrate the decision of the country's two major bourses to advance ... Read more...

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Brokers oppose change in trading timings


December 24th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Brokers at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) Thursday demanded that the two apex exchanges reconsider advancing the daily trading sessions to 9 a.m. ... 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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Sensex rises by 106 points amidst firm Asian markets


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 3 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange index benchmark, Sensex, climbed over 106 points today, on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amidst firm Asian markets.The Sensex has ... Read more...

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Sensex down by 184 points in opening trade on Asian cues


November 5th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 5 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today fell over by 184 points as the funds and retail investors preferred to book the profits amid weak Asian ... Read more...

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Thinksoft to raise Rs.48 crore for funding expansion plan


September 17th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Medium IT services firm Thinksoft Global Services will raise Rs.48 crore through an initial public offering (IPO) to fund its expansion plans, including setting up a new testing ... Read more...

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‘Satyam scam has scared small investors off stock markets’


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) India has a huge potential to involve retail investors in the stock markets but they are not coming out to invest because they have learnt ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges 181 points during opening trade


August 7th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 7 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex fell by 181 points during opening trade on Friday. The fall was due to the selling by foreign funds and ... Read more...

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