BSE Sensex falls for second day; ITC share price hit over anti-smoking proposals

BSE Sensex falls for a second straight session, led by declines in ITC on worries the government may ban sale of loose cigarettes.

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Yields slip to 18-month low

With retail inflation way below RBI forecast, traders expect rate cut soon

Buy DHFL on opportune prospects: Edelweiss

Initiate ‘buy’ coverage on DHFL with a target price of R642 per share. Despite triggers for sustainable improvement...

Tech Mahindra looks attractive on SOFGEN deal: IDFC Institutional

Reiterate ‘outperform’ rating on Tech Mahindra (TechM) with a 12-month target price of R3,200 per share...

Retail jumps on to ETF bandwagon

Economic revival, stable govt lure investors with banking ETFs benefitting the most

Oppenheimer sells 59 lakh Marico shares for over Rs 189 cr

Foreign fund house Oppenheimer today offloaded more than 59 lakh shares of consumer products firm Marico Ltd for an estimated Rs 189.14 crore through the open market route.

Crude price slump a boon for India, says RBI

The dramatic fall in global crude prices is a big boost for India as it can bring down the country's annual oil import bill...

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Gold glitters on buoyant seasonal demand; silver tops Rs 38k

Gold staged a strong comeback and closed above the 27,000-mark at local bullion market...

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BSE Sensex plunges 159.54 pts to end at 27,425.73; Nifty closes at 8,299.40

BSE Sensex today slipped 159.54 points to 27,425.73 as crude prices sliding towards six-year lows hit sentiment...

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Gold price remains up on seasonal demand, global cues

Gold remained higher by adding another Rs 70 to Rs 27,550 per ten grams at the bullion market today mostly on persistent buying...

Personal finance: Don’t let your money lie idle

All investments involve some amount of risk, but not investing at all poses greater risk to capital...

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Sebi seeks fresh clarification on Videocon d2h’s Rs 700-cr IPO

Sebi has sought fresh clarifications from the merchant banker of Videocon d2h Ltd regarding its proposed Rs 700-crore initial public offer.

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BSE Sensex up 85 pts in early trade on encouraging IIP data

Rising for the fourth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose nearly 85 points in...

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Retail expansion triggers buy on Apollo Hospitals: Nomura

Upgrade Apollo Hospitals (APHS) to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ and raise target price to R1,298 per share...

Analyst Corner: Adani Ports & SEZ our top bet, retain overweight, says Morgan Stanley

Retain ‘overweight’ on Adani Ports & SEZ (ADSEZ) and rate the stock as our top pick in Indian industrials sector...

Govt banks on Coal India sale to save the day

Stock tanks 4.5% on likely stake sale in FY15; sale to help achieve elusive divestment target...

It’s advantage FMCG as global commodity prices slide

As global factors add to market volatility since the start of 2015, investors have flocked towards the consumer...

Knitwear exporters ask Centre to extend rupee export credit

Tirupur Exporters’ Association also wants an increase in the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme subsidy for garmenting machinery

Competitive steel industry crucial for core sector growth

The auction route may invite participation by multinational investors whose activities can be put to use in the best interest of the country under a properly laid-out regulatory mechanism

Plan taxes in advance this year

Contrary to the popular belief, Section 80C is not the only section that salaried class can use to save on taxes. One can claim deduction up to R30,000 on interest paid on a loan for renovation of a p

Life insurance firms back in black

After a slump of three years, life insurance companies are seeing growth now. In FY14, the industry recorded...

Ideal to invest in equities, but know your risk appetite

The year 2014 was a blockbuster one for the equity markets with the Sensex delivering a near 30% returns...

Proceeds from sale of wedding gifts invite capital gains tax

Last month, I took a R10-lakh loan for my husband’s business against my gold and silver jewellery...

Gold inches higher on stray demand; silver firms up

Gold prices gained slightly in a listless trade at the domestic bullion market here on mild local buying interest...


BSE Sensex rises 127 pts to one-week high on late buying

BSE Sensex surging nearly 127 points to one week closing high of 27,585.27 on late buying in blue-chips ahead of retail inflation and IIP data...

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Editorial: Tepid earnings season

No meaningful change before FY17

Order inflows double

Defence could prove a big opportunity as company makes a strong pitch

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