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Market rebounds from day's lows; BHEL up 3%


Market rebounded from day's lows led by recovery in select financial and capital goods shares

COMPANIES »

Indians are the second largest sellers on Alibaba: Jack Ma


Says that he is keen to make more investments in India

FINANCE »

Large wilful defaulters are freeloaders, not industry captains: Rajan


RBI Governor raps large corporate defaulters but open to more flexibility in loan recast

AROUND THE WORLD »

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 bn in shares


Will buy back 1.65 million common shares and 250,000 preferred shares

SAARC SUMMIT »

Modi, Sharif maintain distance at SAARC Summit


The two prime ministers did not even exchange courtesies at the Summit

ECONOMY »

Affordable healthcare is beyond compulsory licenses, US tells India


The discussion took place under the much-awaited India-US Trade Policy Forum

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Modi's wife filing RTI application figures in RS


Madhusudan Mistry (Congress) tried to raise the matter during Zero Hour

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Columnists

Go easy, RBI
Andy Mukherjee

Cutting interest rates now would have few risks, and several benefits

Why CEOs are less
jubilant

A K Bhattacharya

Mr Modi should lose no time in responding to the challenges that the poll among chief executives has articulated

The making of Indian
cinema's ecosystem

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

NFDC’s Film Bazaar not only offers young film-makers a platform, but also shows how to foster a creative industry

Slow train to Shanghai
William Pesek

Until Xi addresses China’s structural weaknesses, foreign investors will have good reason to steer clear of equities on offer in Shanghai

BLOGS


Has the PM oversold offshore black money?
Tarun Chaturvedi

If Modi fails to bring it back, he risks losing credibility

Why Sonia Gandhi is not a 'relative' of Nehru and Robert Vadra

Indian law makes it clear that Sonia and Rahul are not related to Robert Vadra, nor is Sonia a relative of Pandit Nehru

EDITORIAL COMMENTS

Double standards

Congress will not profit by running away from reform

Health for all

New health insurance push needs thought

Financial X-ray

Bharti Airtel: Lower debt, core operations focus positives

Spectrum auctions, improvement in African operations are key triggers for the stock

Hindalco: Novelis & increased production from new smelters may not sustain higher profitability

Coal issues to hurt earnings of new aluminium capacities

BOOK REVIEWS

Greed is great

'No matter how [the super-rich] made their money, they have created legacies that are often kinder to them than they deserve'

The Baniya karma

Nikhil Inamdar’s book offers a good insight into the ways of this remarkable Baniya community

Robert Cyran

On the spectrum
Robert Cyran


US spectrum auction raises ghost of 3G sales past

Ethan Bilby

Performance lag
Ethan Bilby


Lenovo deals need cost control spark to compute

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V-Guard Industries hits record high

Post September quarter results, the stock rallied 25% as compared to 1.6% rise in the benchmark CNX Nifty.

Camphor & Allied Products rallies on pact with US firm

The stock soared 14% to Rs 366 extending its previous day's nearly 4% gain on BSE.

Greenply Industries hits lower circuit as stock quotes ex-demerger

The equity shareholders of Greenply shall receive one equity share of Greenlam for every equity share held Greenply.


Coming soon: Ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Following the announcement, stocks of cigarette makers fell on the BSE on Tuesday

Moderating growth, E&P losses dim Bajaj Electricals' prospects

The stock has been under pressure, recording sharp earnings downgrades in recent times

New tough policy spooks cigarette makers

Shares of ITC fell 5%, most in five months and contributed to most of the declines in the benchmark Sensex and the Nifty indices


'Stressed' banks may face lending curbs

RBI cautions lenders with 20% stressed assets

Kotak-ING Vysya merger is positive, says ICRA

The credit rating agency says the deal will improve operating profile of Kotak, create cross-selling opportunities

Today's picks- 25 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Zee Entertainment, IDFC & DLF


FTIL gains on stake sale in MCX-SX

The stock up 5% to Rs 190 after FTIL announced the sale of its 5% stake in MCX-SX to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala , along with 12 others.

FTIL sells stake in MCX-SX

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and 12 others buy stake

KPIT's bet on futuristic products paying off

The Pune-based developer of smart technology for cars hopes to touch revenue of $1 bn by 2017


Aurobindo recalls epilepsy drug

The company has initiated voluntary recall of Gabapentin capsules of a particular lot in US market as it was found to have contained some empty ...

Aurobindo to raise $350 million through issue of securities

Proceeds would be utilised to fund the expansion and growth of Aurobindo

Cipla: UK respiratory launch key near-term trigger

The portfolio holds significant promise and can add to the strong domestic performance


Atul Auto hit new high on Goldman Sachs stake buy

On November 25, Goldman Sachs India Fund purchased 283,936 shares of Atul Auto at price of Rs 428.87 per share.

Tata loses some ground on domestic front as it focuses abroad

The group has also slipped in its steel and passenger car business rankings

Ache din ayenge, promises new Tata Motors president

The new head of the passenger vehicles biz unit is confident of recovery in demand in the coming months


PowerGrid extends losses

Shares of Power Grid Corporation fell another two per cent on Tuesday, ahead of the removal of the stock from MSCI index tracking emerging ...

Today's picks- 25 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Zee Entertainment, IDFC & DLF

NCC says good days have arrived

Following the rights issue of Rs 600 cr, the company's outstanding debt declined from Rs 2,800 cr to Rs 2,200 cr


V-Guard Industries hits record high

Post September quarter results, the stock rallied 25% as compared to 1.6% rise in the benchmark CNX Nifty.

GMR Infra emerges L1 bidder for Rs 5,000 crore Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project

As part of Asset Light Asset Right strategy, GMR Group is not required to provide any equity for the project since it is to be implemented on ...

Crompton Greaves, Adani Power gain post Avantha's Kobra plant deal

Crompton Greaves was up 3.3% at Rs 202, while Adani Power up 2% at Rs 46.35 on National Stock Exchange.


Camphor & Allied Products rallies on pact with US firm

The stock soared 14% to Rs 366 extending its previous day's nearly 4% gain on BSE.

40 years ago... and now: Birlas - A family that hit the headlines over a will

A contested will of a widow, a long-serving family confidant, the fierce litigious fight for little-known Birla Corp marked the first major ...

CCI invites public views on proposed Holcim-Lafarge merger

Competition panel believes merger could have adverse impact on cement industry, gives 15 days for response


Tata Coffee surges as board approves stock split

The stock up 5% to Rs 1,023 on BSE after the company said its board approved 1:10 stock split.

Tata loses some ground on domestic front as it focuses abroad

The group has also slipped in its steel and passenger car business rankings

As packaged food companies crumble, Britannia holds ground

Earlier push on distribution, product mix and cost cutting has helped it weather the relative slowdown in the category far better than ...


Today's picks- 25 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Zee Entertainment, IDFC & DLF

TV Today extends rally on R K Damani stake buy

On November 24, Derive Investments bought 1.3 million shares of TV Today Network at Rs 196 on BSE.

TV Today Network surges over 10% on huge volumes

At 1515 hours, a combined 3.88 million shares representing 6.51% of total equity of TV Today Network changed hands on NSE and BSE.


Near its 3-year low, is Cairn's stock a steal?

Weak outlook for production as well as crude oil prices and regulatory issues are key concerns that could keep the stock under check

Probe report on production from ONGC's KG-D5 block to be submitted by 24 Dec

A three-member committee looking into the reasons for delay in production from the block adjacent to RIL's KG-D6

Essar Oil appoints Manesh Maheswari as CEO of E&P business

The company's exploration and production business mainly centres around its coal bed methane block at Raniganj in West Bengal


Greenply Industries hits lower circuit as stock quotes ex-demerger

The equity shareholders of Greenply shall receive one equity share of Greenlam for every equity share held Greenply.

Dhamra Port to invest Rs 7,000 cr for expansion

Adani group had bought out L&T and Tata Steel's shares in the company in March 2014 at an enterprise value of Rs 5,500 cr

India Post selects Ricoh India to supply hardware for modernization programme

Contract pegged at Rs 1370 cr; Ricoh to source hardware from local partner


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Apple reaches $700-bn valuation

Confidence in Apple has been growing since the company unveiled larger-screened iPhones in Sep, followed by slimmer and faster iPads in Oct

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Playing It My Way: No big sixes here

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography, quite unlike his batting, progresses too softly and serenely to be entertaining

Kapil Sharma: Laughter factory

Kapil Sharma, the anchor of Comedy Nights with Kapil, is the hottest property on Indian television today

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KPIT's bet on futuristic products paying off

The Pune-based developer of smart technology for cars hopes to touch revenue of $1 bn by 2017

Brewing crisis: UP's sugar woes start to hit business

Some farmers have started selling sugarcane to traders at way below the state advised price

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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Tata Nano awaits its twist of fate

With low-priced variants phased out, the Twist is not enough to raise Nano's profile. But it could be the first right step

Now over the hill, a Future for Nilgiris

A feud-ridden tie with private equity firm, Actis, still holds clues for new owner Future Group

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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