Investing? Set aside your emotions and it’s elementary

Investing is both an art and a science. Science, because it’s a process and...

Demystifying buybacks

Companies buy back shares for many reasons, but there’s just one question you need to answer: Does it benefit you?

Tirupur exports soar

Knitwear garment exports from Tirupur, the knitwear capital of India...

Expectations must be realised

Even the hardened pessimist would agree that there is an air of expectation blowing over the country...

Troubled start for Maharashtra sugar season

Farmer organisation SSS demands first cane installment of R2,700 per tonne from sugar mills

Analyst Corner: Buy ACC on strong demand outlook

We maintain our ‘buy’ rating on ACC with target price of R1,650 at EV/T of $140 CY15e capacity...

Analyst Corner: Downgrade Divi’s on reduced gDiovan margins

We downgrade Divi’s Laboratories to neutral from overweight but revise target price higher to R1,974 from R1,718 earlier. We believe while the ex-gDiovan business is steady, the stock which has

After West Bengal, Odisha emerges as another ponzi hotbed

As regulator Sebi continues its clampdown on ponzi schemes.......

100-day challenge: It’s a race against time on selloff target

With less than five months left in the current financial year, achieving the FY15 disinvestment...

Mass downgrades drag Gail despite in-line profit

Despite posting better-than-expected bottom-line numbers for the three months to September 2014, state-run natural gas transmission company Gail India lost ground on Monday, with the scrip closing at

Retail investors rise to the occasion

Holding in BSE 500 increases for first time in 2014 as market maintains upward bias

No immediate plans to reduce base rate: VR Iyer, Chairman & MD, BOI

Bank of India posted a 26% y-o-y rise in net profit for the quarter ended September and aims to bring its gross NPA...

DCB Bank net rises 24% on higher interest income

Private sector lender DCB Bank reported a 24% growth in net profit at Rs 41 crore...

BoI net rises 26% on improved recovery efforts

Public sector lender Bank of India (BoI) on Monday reported a net profit of Rs 786 crore...

Leveraging India Post for rural inclusion

The post offices, especially in rural areas, should be part of the NOFN, USOF and Digital India initiatives

Record Cafe: Commercial principles and social service must be cleanly separated in the railways, says Bibek Debroy

The committee set up by the government to reform the railways is travelling across the country this month, before it sits down to give a final shape to its draft report that will be submitted within s

FIR filed against ex-aviation joint secy, GVK boss & MIAL chief in cheating, forgery case

A case of alleged cheating and forgery has been registered against Alok Sinha...

Small-cap, mid-cap indices outperform Sensex

Buoyed by robust stock market sentiment, the small-cap and mid-cap indices...

Offline retailers in apparel, lifestyle rue losing festival sales to online players

Meanwhile, survey says brick-and-mortar retailers and e-tailers neck and neck in terms of phone prices

Flipkart rejigs senior management

In meatier role, Mukesh Bansal to also oversee marketing, handle consumer electronics...

Gold ends steady in thin trade; silver down on global cues

Gold prices ruled steady at Rs 26,350 per ten gram at the bullion market today...

20 review petitions filed on SC ruling cancelling 204 coal block allocations

As many as 20 review petitions have been filed with the Supreme Court (SC) regarding its recent judgement...

PMO meets commerce ministry, plans a WTO ‘peace clause’ proposal

The Prime Minister’s Office on Monday held a meeting with the commerce ministry on World Trade Organisation...

New wilful defaulter law put on the back burner

Finance ministry for strengthening extant laws to help lenders take over defaulter assets promptly

Greg Chappell hits back at Sachin Tendulkar’s oust ‘Rahul Dravid’ claim

Sachin Tendulkar wrote Greg Chappell told him that they could ‘control Indian cricket for years’.

FIIs hike stake in HDFC to record-high of nearly 78 per cent

Mortgage giant HDFC becomes first listed Indian company among 30 Sensex firms to have over 75 pct shareholding by FIIs.

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