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China’s slowdown hurts corporate profits


August 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China's economic slowdown has impacted corporate profits as profit growth in the country's listed companies largely contracted in the first half of the year, China Daily ... Read more...

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China’s largest gold miner posts gloomy results


August 11th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Zijin Mining Group Co., China's largest gold producer by output, Saturday said its net profits slumped 19.95 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2012 as ... Read more...

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Chinese automaker to develop electric car with US partner


April 26th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) One of China's major privately owned automakers, Great Wall Motors, will work with a US company to develop electric vehicles.The automaker signed an agreement Tuesday with ... Read more...

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China Mobile profits go up


March 16th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) Chinese telecommunications giant China Mobile said its net profits hit 125.9 billion yuan ($19.92 billion) in 2011, an increase of 5.2 percent year-on-year.Operating revenues grew 8.8 ... Read more...

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Chinese vehicle manufacturer’s 2011 profits slump


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Beiqi Foton Motor Co., one of China's largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, said Friday that its profits slumped nearly 30 percent year-on-year in 2011 due to falling ... Read more...

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Chinese firm says its 3G subscribers top 36 mn


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) China Unicom Ltd., the country's second-largest mobile operator, said Tuesday that its 3G subscribers rose to 36.53 million by the end of November, up 3.38 million ... Read more...

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54 high-speed trains recalled in China


August 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Fiftyfour high-speed trains used on the Beijing-Shanghai route will be recalled over safety concerns, its manufacturers said Friday.The Shanghai-listed China CNR Corp. Ltd. train manufacturer said ... Read more...

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China has 189 billionaires


October 12th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's billionaires rose by 69 to 189 this year, according to the Hurun Rich List 2010 Tuesday.The growth of domestic market has been a major factor for the ... Read more...

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Air China net profit up 155 percent in 2009


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Air China's net profit jumped 155 percent to five billion yuan ($736 million) last year due to lower fuel costs and higher passenger volumes, Xinhua reported. In 2008, the ... Read more...

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Sensex closes below 17,000 points (Roundup)


November 18th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets slipped 52 points Wednesday to close below the 17,000-point mark amid selling pressure and weak cues from Asian markets. The ... Read more...

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Sensex shuts 0.92 percent up (Roundup)


November 13th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A key Indian equity index ended a volatile trading session Friday 0.92 percent higher than its previous close. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Sensex up 1.15 percent in afternoon trade (Lead)


November 13th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A key Indian equity index was ruling 1.15 percent up Friday afternoon amid volatile trading. At 2.20 p.m., the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 0.91 percent down (Roundup)


November 12th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets closed 0.91 percent lower Thursday with realty, metal and banking stocks coming under selling pressure. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex trading volatile, Asian markets in red (Lead)


November 12th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading dull Thursday afternoon even as the benchmark index ruled in a volatile zone. Other Asian markets were no different with key indices ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 2.5 percent higher, Nifty crosses 5,000-mark (Roundup)


November 11th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets ended Wednesday almost 2.5 percent higher than its previous close, while another closed above the 5,000-level as investors bought ... Read more...

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Sensex up 1.49 percent in afternoon trade (Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 1.49 percent higher than its previous close as buying strengthened across the board early in the afternoon. At ... Read more...

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Sensex ends four-day rally, down 58 points (Roundup)


November 10th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets snapped its four-day rally Tuesday and shut shop 58 points lower than its previous close. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex up 340 points; banking scrips lead rally


November 9th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian equities made handsome gains Monday on strong global cues and buying momentum in banking and realty stocks, with a key index surging 340 points from its ... Read more...

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Mid-small sized scrips are flavour of the day (Roundup)


November 6th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Indian equities markets Friday benefited from a buying momentum, with representative indices for mid-to-small sized scrips performing better than a key benchmark index. The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 151 points to end above 16,000 (Roundup)


November 5th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Buoyed by the government's decision to offload at least 10 percent stake in all profit-making state-run firms, a key index of Indian equities markets Thursday climbed up ... Read more...

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Sensex slips after stint in green (Lead)


November 5th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) After a sharp spike of 300 points and a breach into the positive zone, a key index of the Indian equities markets slipped back into the red ... Read more...

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Sensex up 507 points, Tuesday’s losers turn gainers (Roundup)


November 4th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rallied smartly to end 507 points higher Wednesday, recouping the previous day's losses and more. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex up 2.22 percent


November 4th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Shortly after noon Wednesday, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was 2.22 percent higher than its previous close, with blue chip stocks like Infosys and ... Read more...

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Sensex volatile, realty, metals depressed (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets was trading on a volatile note early Tuesday afternoon even as realty, metals and energy stocks came under selling ... Read more...

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Sensex falls fifth day straight, ends below 16,000 points (Roundup)


October 30th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A key Indian equity index Friday closed 0.97 percent down for the fifth consecutive day to end below 16,000 points. The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Sensex down for fourth consecutive day (Roundup)


October 29th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) A key Indian equity index shut shop 1.42 percent down Thursday, its fourth consecutive loss-making day. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which ... Read more...

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Sensex down 1.29 percent in afternoon trade (Lead)


October 29th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Benchmark indices at Indian equity markets continued to languish in the negative terrain as selling continued across the board, with realty, metal, auto and banking stocks bearing ... Read more...

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Sensex down, but recoups bulk of losses (Roundup)


October 28th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets ended trade Wednesday 0.36 percent in the negative after recouping most of its intra-day losses. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex slides into red soon after noon (Lead)


October 28th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets slid into the red Wednesday afternoon after climbing back into the positive terrain briefly. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 70 points down in volatile trade (Roundup)


October 26th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Despite strong global cues, a key index of the Indian equities markets ended a volatile trading session 70 points in the red Monday as investors remained cautious ... Read more...

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Sensex ends flat as Reliance Industries scrip falls (Roundup)


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Key indices of the Indian equities markets ended flat Friday after declining gradually from the day's highs, pulled down by selling of the Reliance Industries (RIL) ... Read more...

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Sensex slips gradually after morning gains


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) A key Indian equity index was on a gradual downward slide after rising more than 217 points in early trade Friday. It was ruling 107 points in ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 197 points down following selling pressure (Roundup)


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A key Indian equity index closed 197 points in the red Thursday as investors continued to sell stocks across the board. The sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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Sensex down 0.45 percent


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets were in the negative shortly after noon Thursday with investors continuing to book profits, pushing a key index 0.45 percent below its previous close. At ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 1.24 percent down (Roundup)


October 21st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) A key Indian equity index shut shop 1.24 percent in the red Wednesday as selling pressure intensified during the last minutes of trade. The 30-scrip sensitive index, ... Read more...

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