Sensex reclaims 28,000; Banks, capital goods key gainers

The strong May core sector growth back home and positive cues from the global market front aided the rally

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Greece crisis: Possible scenarios and the opportunity

The fundamentals remain same for India given little direct entanglement with Greece but massive volatility in the Eurozone will affect trade


Ratan Tata hops on to SoftBank backed OlaCabs

Company does not disclose amount invested by Tata


Govt cuts gold, silver import tariff value

Import prices of gold has been reduced to $382 per gram, silver $516 per kg


Lalit Modi offered directorship to Swaraj's husband, withdrew it later: Indofil

The proposal for appointment of Kaushal was withdrawn by Lalit Modi even before it could be brought for consideration of the company's board, ...


South Korea court rules in favour of Samsung merger: spokesman

US hedge fund Elliott had asked for a court injunction to stop Cheil Industries from acquiring Samsung C&T Corp


SBI to reward customers for repaying loan on time

Launches loyalty programme Rewardz, that offers reward points for various types of banking transactions

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The 'Net' effect

A report by McKinsey Global Institute estimates the economic impact of the Internet of Things could be $3.9 tn to $11.1 tn a year by 2025

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Corruption and Indian

Ashok Lahiri

Democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for rooting out corruption

For a 'just' cause
M J Antony

Motor vehicles accident tribunals are quite tight-fisted when the claim of a widow, children or dependents is decided

What's the new ETA for
acche din?

Subir Roy

What the government can and is already seeking to do is improve the ease of doing business and facilitate investment in infrastructure

Global debt - An ailment
with few cures

Peter Eavis

Greece needs far easier money than the rest of Europe and it can’t get it because it is locked in with the rest of Europe


The Emergency is not history - it is a warning

This is the problem: a powerful government that believes its anger is right and justified does not need the emergency clause to replicate the ...

All that glitters is not solar

For all the PM's ambitious talk about solar power, there remain significant challenges on the ground


No distinction between FDI and FII a dampener for insurance sector

While raising the foreign investment limit, the government clubbed FDI and FII flows

Govt should leave airfares to mark

Air travel is not a poor man's necessity and it is no business of the government to fix fares

Financial X-ray

SBI: Asset quality to improve further in FY16

Street expects gross NPAs and net NPAs to increase by FY17

Strong triggers ahead for Torrent Pharma

Upside from generic launches in the US and Indian operations expected to boost financials


Narendra Modi's world view

C Raja Mohan’s book provides a nuanced perspective on the government’s foreign policy initiatives under Mr Modi’s stewardship

Una Galani

Son of Icarus
Una Galani

SoftBank's solar ambitions fly close to the Son

Jeffrey Goldfarb

Bad blood
Jeffrey Goldfarb

Mega-rejections signal M&A's Taylor Swift moment

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Aurobindo Pharma CEO resigns

According to a source, Arvind Vasudeva is planning to pursue teaching profession as he is an authorised coach to train the CEOs

Surinder Kapur and his 'golden' legacy

The Sona Koya founder was instrumental in Indian auto component industry expanding across the world

Ashok Leyland's M&HCV June sales up by 46%

Company's LCV sales up by 26 %

Videocon gets shareholder nod to raise Rs 5,000 cr

Could raise funds through GDR, FCCBs

Food drives the ITC truck

The cigarette major's food business is powering its FMCG thrust, giving new character to an old conglomerate

FMCG shares in focus; Godrej Consumer, Emami hits record high

At 1243 hours, CNX FMCG index was up 1.5% or 297 points at 20,052 as compared to 0.15% rise in the CNX Nifty.

Kotak Mahindra Bank lowers base rate to 9.75%

The new rate being offered by the bank is 5 bps higher than its larger rivals

FIPB to consider Kotak Bank, 12 other proposals on July 3

The other proposals to be considered by the panel include that of Hathway Cable and Datacom, DEN Networks and Sistema Shyam Teleservices

CNX PSU Bank index gain nearly 3%; Bank of Baroda, Bank of India up 5%

At 1403 hours, CNX PSU Bank index was up 2.8% at 3,318 points as compared to 1% rise each in CNX Nifty and Bank Nifty.

Today's picks- 30 June 2015

Nifty,Bank Nifty,Tata Steel, Idea Cellular & TCS

Regulate services like WhatsApp, Skype, recommends DoT panel

Airtel Zero platform kicks off debate on net neutrality; telcos demand same rules for same services

RCom in talks with ATC, Carlyle for stake sale in tower biz

BSE had sought clarification from RCom with respect to reports that it was in talks for sale of majority stake in tower business under Reliance ...

Sensex reclaims 28,000; Banks, capital goods key gainers

The strong May core sector growth back home and positive cues from the global market front aided the rally

Bhel commissions Sudan's largest power project

Company has executed this project on Engineering, Procurement and Construction basis

McNally Bharat Engineering surges on open offer

The stock surged 20% to Rs 95 in early morning trades after the EMC and Williamson Magor Group made an open offer at Rs 100 per share.

SRF hits lifetime high

Since June 12, the stock rallied 17% after the government extended the anti-dumping duty on Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric from China.

Kishore Biyani's limitless ambitions

He wants to transform his retail-led enterprise into a consumer goods giant, and reach Rs 1 lakh crore in turnover by 2021, but is that

Raymond: New clothes on an old emperor

Raymond looks to reclaim its place as the perfect brand for the perfect man. Can it keep up with the changing times?

Coal India hits record high

Analysts at Motilal Oswal Securities have recommended 'buy' rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 448.

Today's picks- 30 June 2015

Nifty,Bank Nifty,Tata Steel, Idea Cellular & TCS

Markets have a subdued morning; Nifty hovers at 8,300

At 9.20am, the Sensex was at 27,727, higher by 77 points or 0.2% and the Nifty was at 8,344, up 26 points.

Maggi export relief not significant, say analysts

Firm, however, says operating domestic production lines for export of the product is viable

Nestle India gains on Bombay HC nod for export of Maggi noodles

The stock hit a high of Rs 6,306, bouncing back nearly 5% from intra-day lows of Rs 6,022 touched on the NSE in early morning trades.

Zydus wins USFDA nod for neurological drug

Group now has 100 approvals and has so far filed over 260 ANDAs

BPCL acquires 19.97% stake in PetronetCCK

PCCKL will become a subsidiary of BPCL with BPCL holding 68.97%

RIL to defer gas field development if price outlook uncertain

Development of of R-Series and other satellite gas fields dependent on the future economic viability of the required investments, said Niko

RIL to shut down one refinery unit for maintenance in July

The other three crude distillation units in Jamnagar for will be operating at normal rate

IGL: Strong prospects, regulatory clarity to drive re-rating

Today's SC verdict removes a major overhang on the company given that PNGRB was looking to cap gas marketing margin of IGL

Indraprastha Gas soars post Supreme Court order

The stock soared 18% to Rs 492 on the NSE in intra-day trades after the Supreme Court had dismissed the PNGRB plea.

Relaxo Footwears turns ex-bonus; stock touches new high

At 1002 hours, the stock was 4% at Rs 493, also its record high on the BSE.

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The incredible lightness of being

Pilates, a fitness system that focuses on stretching to help the muscles find their balance, is becoming popular. The author tries it out

Wimbledon 2015: The contenders

The tournament holds enormous significance for both Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, though for different reasons









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Firms gear up for bigger role in transmission

With the role of state-owned Power Grid being diluted, private players see big opportunity in the sector

A Naga settlement: so near, yet so far

The government's strategy to negotiate with one faction of the rebels has exasperated the group led by SS Khaplang


Rats, cheese and multiplication tables

Jaipur-based start-up Logic Roots aims to teach children math skills through board games

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Food drives the ITC truck

The cigarette major's food business is powering its FMCG thrust, giving new character to an old conglomerate

CavinKare plots a new route

The Chennai-based company is taking its best-selling brand national, taking on stalwarts in the hair care sector