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Markets finish higher on first day of June F&O series


Provisionally, the Sensex closed 321 points higher at 27,828 levels and the Nifty ended 113 points higher at 8,432 mark

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M&M Q4 profit down 39%, misses estimates


Net sales down 13% to Rs 9,412 crore

ECONOMY AND POLICY »

Coal scam: Former secretary concealed facts from then PM, says CBI


The fact that Jharkhand had not recommended Vini Iron and Steel Udyog for allocation of a Chhattisgarh coal block was concealed

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

How Mak Man made Gaana.com dance | Exclusive: Q&A with Mak Man


Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani apologises to Lahore-based hacker for ignoring earlier warnings, offers consulting deal

AROUND THE GLOBE »

The 'M' of Android is finally here


The much-awaited OS, with hundreds of platform improvements, might be Google's most powerful release

STRATEGIST - BRAND WORLD »

IFFCO embarks on journey from Bharat to India


A farmers' co-operative wants to become a global brand. Can IFFCO make the change?

FINANCE »

Stake sale, IPO in insurance JVs likely in 2016: Keki Mistry


Interview with Vice-Chairman and CEO, HDFC

OPINION »

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Abheek Barua:One year of Modi - Off the beaten track?

Three ways in which the NDA govt's economic policy differs from its predecessor's

Editorial Comment »


Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being "anti-poor", PM unwilling to discuss NDA govt's economic reforms

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One year of Modi - Off
the beaten track?

Abheek Barua

Three ways in which the NDA govt's economic policy differs from its predecessor's

Can robots save "Make in
India"?

Rahul Jacob

Developing countries unable to create large number of factory jobs also the hardest hit by climate change

Arvind Subramanian

A common Indian
agricultural market?

D S Kolamkar & Arvind Subramanian

The authors explain characteristics of agricultural markets in India and look at possibilities of setting up a national market for commodities

For a 'brave new world'
Devangshu Datta

The outcomes of a recent experiment with a technique to edit human DNA could go a long way beyond fixing genetic disorders

BLOGS


India keeps high stakes game in Sri Lanka at arm's length

The lack of dates for Parliamentary elections has meant that governance taken a back seat

For BJP, it's time to bite the bullet

The BJP faces uphill battles as Modi's charm starts to wear off, particularly in states where it is already weak

EDITORIAL COMMENT

India lacks a defence strategy

Defence Minister Parrikar hamstrung by anachronistic framework

Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being "anti-poor", PM unwilling to discuss NDA govt's economic reforms

Financial X-ray

Hindalco Q4 PAT hit by one-time provision

Aluminium margins contract sharply; sales, operating income growth driven by higher volumes

Coal India: Improved profitability, a positive surprise

Better cost controls, benefits from e-auction volumes help post better operating performance

BOOK REVIEWS

The downside of easy money

For those well versed with economic policy and financial markets, it is standard stuff. But it is well worth a read if you are a student

Tarun Das' capitalism

Das was privy to what went on behind closed doors when industry met government, yet he chooses to disclose little

Antony Currie

No Sergio Mergionne
Antony Currie


Fiat boss fights for car M&A with hand behind back

Robert Cole

Robert Cole: Red cards
Robert Cole


US well placed to blow whistle on soccer excess

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Net profit of Nifty firms halves in fourth quarter

Worst performance since the September 2008 financial crisis

Board, shareholders cleared USL accounts: Mallya

The company's accounts for the years 2010 to 2014 were investigated by Diageo after it took over the company in 2014

P&G's MD-designate Al Rajwani takes off from where Shantanu Khosla leaves

The Indian-origin executive has his task cut out- to ensure the Indian business grows in challenging times


Markets stage a rebound; Nifty scales 8,350

Oil and banking stocks have firmed up this morning; HPCL, ICICI Bank and SBI are among the major gainers.

Net profit of Nifty firms halves in fourth quarter

Worst performance since the September 2008 financial crisis

BoI posts net loss of Rs 56 cr in March quarter on high NPA provisions

Stock falls 6%


Markets at day's high; Sensex soars 300 points, Nifty reclaims 8,400

At 11:06, the Sensex was trading higher by 302 points at 27,808 mark and the Nifty gained 94 points at 8,414

Telecom executives eye change with entry of OTT players

The telecom operators have been asking for regulation of OTT players such as Skype, Whatsapp and Viber

Telcos oppose Trai's proposal on mobile data connection

The Authority came out with a proposal to protect consumers from default activation of mobile internet services that often leads to 'bill


Infy shelves plans to develop second campus in Kerala

Ramadas Kamath, Executive VP at Infosys, says company abandoning the project due to lack of infrastructure

TCS rated best company in India: Dun & Bradstreet

The list of top 500 firms places Reliance Industries and ITC at the second and the third spots, respectively

Eight new additions in MSCI India Index from today

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks


Glenmark gets USFDA nod for generic diabetes treatment drug

The approval is for strengths of 0.1 mg and 0.2 mg and the company plans to commence shipping the tablets to the US immediately

Orchid Pharma reports Rs 191 crore loss in 2014-15

Banks on new product pipeline, revenue falls to Rs 1,753 crore

Aurobindo Pharma rallies on 1:1 bonus

The stock rallied 5% to Rs 1,368 on the NSE.


Amara Raja Batteries Q4 net surges 28%

Net sales during the period under review stood at Rs 1,066.7 crore as against Rs 885.14 crore a year ago

Amara Raja Q4 net up 28% at Rs 102 crore

Total income increases marginally to Rs 1,069 cr; net profit up 12% for the year

Select stocks in demand on F&O inclusion

Page Industries, Ceat, Kaveri Seed, SRF, Ajanta Pharma, Castrol, Amara Raja, Pidilite and Bajaj Finance have gained 2%-6% each.


NTPC net profit tumbles 5% to Rs 2,944.03 cr

Company's turnover declined to Rs 19,314.58 crore in January-March quarter

Eight new additions in MSCI India Index from today

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Today's picks: 28 May 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, BPCL, Tata Power & Cairn India


Ador Welding surges over 10% on fund buying

On May 28, Sundaram Mutual Fund purchased 170,000 equity shares of Ador Welding at Rs 209.50 per share.

Crompton Greaves posts Rs 199 cr loss, receives offers for its overseas business

Company says focus is on profitable domestic business

Eight new additions in MSCI India Index from today

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks


India Cements reports Rs 36.6 crore profit in Q4

Last year reported a loss of Rs 157 crore; revenue drops by 7.25 %

Rupa & Company hits new high; zooms over 90% in six days

The stock hit a new high of Rs 437, and has zoomed by 93% in the past six trading sessions on the NSE from Rs 226 on May 21.

Page Industries hits record high on healthy Q4 results

The stock surged 8% to Rs 16,370, extending its previous day's 5% gain on the NSE.


Tata Beverages' may add a power brand

The move comes as the company looks to expand this club, which includes Tata Tea, Tetley, Himalayan, Eight O'Clock Coffee, and Tea Pix

As Maggi goes off menu, Nestle gears up for damage control

India is Maggi's biggest market in the world

Packaged foods stocks rally on strong Q4 results

Heritage Foods, DFM Foods and Tasty Bite Eatables have rallied between 7% and 13% on the BSE.


BPCL hits new high, HPCL nears record high as Q4 profits beat estimates

HPCL surged 6% to Rs 674, while BPCL hit a new high of Rs 852 on the NSE in intra-day trade.

Markets at day's high; Sensex soars 300 points, Nifty reclaims 8,400

At 11:06, the Sensex was trading higher by 302 points at 27,808 mark and the Nifty gained 94 points at 8,414

Markets stage a rebound; Nifty scales 8,350

Oil and banking stocks have firmed up this morning; HPCL, ICICI Bank and SBI are among the major gainers.


GAIL cuts down long term gas purchase from RasGas

To use spot LNG at its petrochemical unit to cut costs

Eight new additions in MSCI India Index from today

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Tree House Education posts over two fold rise in profit at Rs 17 crore

Net profit for January-March quarter of 2014 was at Rs 8.04 crore


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The 'M' of Android is finally here

The much-awaited OS, with hundreds of platform improvements, might be Google's most ...

How prepared are we to counter mobile security risks?

Business Standard brings you key findings of  a study conducted by BlackBerry

Turning over a new leap

With efficient battery & sturdy design, BlackBerry Leap does tick quite a few boxes

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Diya Sethi: Addicted to life

Diya Sethi's brutally honest account of her battle against addiction shows that, contrary to common belief, long-lasting recovery is possible

Pack your bags and take off

Sarahan, 200 km from Shimla, is the perfect getaway

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