Is QE really over or has the Fed only pressed the pause button?

The real impact of QE will be felt when Fed decides to recall its money since it is then that money will start flowing out of the system


Black money: Govt submits full list to Supreme Court

Govt fails to sign banking secrecy treaty due to no clarity on confidentiality clause


Maruti Suzuki Q2 net up 29% at Rs 863 cr

The total sales rose 17.5% to Rs 12,304 cr

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Britannia has crowned many as 'biscuit king'...

...but their reign has been tumultuous as the company has seen compelling battles for ownership


Mayaram further transferred to Minority Affairs Ministry

Watal to take additional charge of DEA till Mehrishi joins


Facebook to spend billions on future

Q3 revenue grows 59% from the year-ago period, to $3.2 bn; net income hits $806 mn, up 90% from the $425 mn it earned a year ago


Woman who was harassed 100 times in New York receives rape threats

The existence of sexism even in the West - and in a supposedly safe city like New York - is depicted through the video

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How Mr Modi has
outplayed the media

Rahul Jacob

From a ruling party's perspective, the BJP is in a sweet spot; editorial independence and analytical coverage of governance is rapidly declining

The right questions
Abheek Barua

A response to the 28 economists defending the employment guarantee scheme

Surprise on the steppes
Barun Roy

Myanmar, South Korea and Malaysia have all tried, but the only virgin city that has taken off beyond all expectations is Astana

Learning to love China's
new superbank

William Pesek

The US shouldn't just support China's $50-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, but seek to join it


Is Pichai being groomed for top job at Google?
Surabhi Agarwal

Pichai and Page may prove to be a great partnership - one an ace executor and other a tech visionary.

All the Queen's gold
Katya Naidu

Though Jayalalithaa was convicted mainly for land grabbing, it was the images of 30 kg of gold that remained in public memory


Keeping its word

India should not be seen as disrespecting treaties

Against inflation

Government's positive changes to foodgrain policy

Financial X-ray

Tech Mahindra in big league with 5.2% dollar sales growth in Q2

Deal wins and improved client mining drive revenues, margins expand on improved utilisation

Dr Reddy's: Price erosion in US, rouble devaluation impact sales growth

H2 expected to be better on back of launches, limited competition


Google's smart creatives

How Google Works, a new, insightful and smartly restrained – as far as real secrets go – book on the search giant's functioning

Two puppets and a marionette

In Nehru and Bose, Rudrangshu Mukherjee points out that both were manipulated by Gandhiji who preferred Nehru

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Not there yet
Robert Cyran

Facebook's ambition only real threat to success

Neil Unmack

End of the sugar rush
Neil Unmack

Sanofi creates toxic combination for investors

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Emami hits new high post Q2 results

The stock up 3% at Rs 785 on National Stock Exchange.

Health ministry likely to ban ITC's e-cigarettes

Research findings by experts have held that they are no less unsafe than the "real thing"

Berger Paints gains on stock split plan

Board may propose sub-division of the company's equity shares having face value of Rs 2 each into Re 1 each.

Andhra Bank Q2 net more than doubles at Rs 144.5 crore

Retail credit saw high growth during the quarter registering an year on year increase of 18.6%

Andhra Bank net jumps 2-fold at Rs 144 crore in Jul-Sept qtr

Its net profit in the July-September quarter of 2013-14 was at Rs 70.65 crore

Yes Bank registers 30% rise in Q2 profit on higher fee income

Total income rose to Rs 3,337.97 crore in Q2FY15

Astra Microwave surges as Q2 profit doubles

The stock up 8% to Rs 129 on BSE after reporting Rs 23.4 crore net profit in September against Rs 11.6 crore in year ago quarter.

Xiaomi to set up data centre in India to address security concerns

Move follows Indian Air Force diktat to its personnel not to buy Xiaomi smartphones due to security concerns

Samsung and Airtel launch integrated digital TVs

Samsung's SmartDirect TVs will come designed with in-built Airtel digital satellite tuner, will enable DTH signal reception without set-top-box

Maruti Suzuki Q2 net up 29% at Rs 863 cr

Total sales rose 17.5% to Rs 12,304 cr

Maruti Suzuki hits new high as Q2 profit beats estimates

The stock moved higher by 2% to Rs 3,262, bouncing back nearly 3% from intra-day low of Rs 3,171 on NSE.

Toyota to make rural polytechnic students industry ready

Enters into partnership with Karnataka government for offering Technical Education Programme in selected colleges in rural areas

Godrej Properties, Brigade, Mahindra Lifespace to gain from FDI in construction

Analysts perceive this development to be a positive for developers with existing joint development / investment arrangements with foreign ...

Realty shares rally as government relaxes FDI norms in construction

Sobha Developers, DLF, Unitech,HDIL, D B Realty, Puravankara Projects and Indiabulls are up 2-6% on BSE.

Today's picks- 29 October 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, NTPC, DLF & BHEL

ACC Ltd clocks 62% rise in net profit in July-Sept quarter

Company had reported Rs 118.90 crore net profit in the same quarter last year

Raymond slumps on poor Q2 results

Raymond has declined around 4.3% to Rs 467.30 on BSE in early trading after reporting a fall of 26% in its net profit

Capacity expansions, cement business boost Grasim's Q2

Analysts remain positive on the stock with consensus target price (as per Bloomberg) of Rs 3,861

Dish TV Q2 net loss widens to Rs 15.07 cr

Company had registered a standalone net loss of Rs 8.53 crore for the July-September quarter of the last fiscal

Mentor Capital sells majority of its stake in Panasonic Appliances

The investment firm held 9.9 per cent stake in Panasonic Appliances

Zee Media falls on reporting loss in Q2 results

The stock has declined around 2.5% on BSE after the company posted net loss of Rs 12.8 crore in the July-September quarter

BPCL aims to double refining margins with refinery expansion

The company aims to raise the capacity of the Kochi refinery to 310,000 bpd from the current 190,000 bpd by May 2016

ONGC topples RIL to become highest ranked Indian energy firm

Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest oil refiner and fuel marketing firm, made a huge jump to break into top 50 global energy firms club

Reliance, Essar could spell trouble for state fuel retailers

With diesel prices fully deregulated, private retailers are ready to expand their presence

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Naseeruddin Shah: the actor in my head

Like his breathtaking performances, Naseeruddin Shah's entertaining memoir leaves a lasting impression on the reader

Connaught Place 2.0

Once in decline, the central Delhi landmark is buzzing with new restaurants, cafes and public events









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Reliance, Essar could spell trouble for state fuel retailers

With diesel prices fully deregulated, private retailers are ready to expand their presence

Govt faces spectrum shortage ahead of auction next year

There's plenty of spectrum available, but much of it is with the armed forces, and there are obstacles in the way of reallocating it

Real Estate

Weak real estate sector hits ceramic industry hard

The ceramic industry in Morbi, as it faces a downturn in business because of weak demand from the real estate sector

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Duracell's power to last a bit longer

Though P&G is to divest the battery brand, it remains a leader in premium batteries

TVS vrooms to second spot on its scooters

The Chennai-based two-wheeler maker races ahead of Hero Motocorp in domestic scooter sales, the latter suffering from capacity constraints

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TISS to lead govt's skill training initiative

The framework for the TISS SVE was conceptualised in 2011, to spread skill development to every nook and corner of the country