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Nifty reclaims 8,350 ahead of F&O expiry, Fed outcome


IT shares were among the top gainers while FMCG shares ended lower

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Due to Maggi ban, Nestle India suffers first quarterly loss in 17 yrs


The country's largest food company by revenue reported a loss of Rs 64.4 cr for the April-June quarter

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Govt readies 3-tier offer for RCEP


Next round of talks is scheduled to take place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on August 24-26

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Defexpo 2016 moves to Goa from Delhi


The expo will be conducted from 17 to 20 February

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Wall Street opens little changed ahead of Fed statement


The Dow Jones industrial average rose 18.7 points, or 0.11%

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Milking the value chain


The dairy market is seeing a shift in consumer preferences as branded, value added products, bring in the bacon

FINANCE »

Rupee ends steady at 63.91


The domestic unit moved in a range of 63.82 and 63.94 per dollar during the day

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Maggi ban makes Nestle India post first quarterly loss in 17 yrs

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