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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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Microsoft launches Windows 10


The new OS has a redesigned web browser called Edge and Cortana, a Siri-like voice activated assistant

ECONOMY AND POLICY »

Punjab terror strikes expose shortage scare


During the last three years alone, 17 Indian jawans were killed on the LoC in 357 gun-battles with Pakistan

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Defexpo 2016 moves to Goa from Delhi


The expo will be conducted from 17 to 20 February

AROUND THE GLOBE »

Volkswagen passes Toyota to lead global automobile sales


Volkswagen benefited as car demand in Europe accelerated at the fastest pace in five & half years, softening blow from China slowdown

BRAND WORLD »

Milking the value chain


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

FINANCE »

Rise in bond yields, bad loans hurt govt banks


PNB, BoI, Union Bank report sharp decline in net profit

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What should the MPC look
like?

Abheek Barua

Balance is needed in selecting members for the proposed monetary policy committee

One China, three worries
Arthur Kroeber

China's short-term economic growth outlook is mediocre at best, and another year or two of deceleration is all but unavoidable

Decoding the GVA growth
rate

Anindita Sinharay, Ashish Kumar & T C A Anant

The dynamic character of the data used for y-o-y comparison requires that the estimates of each year are scaled up to total base of active firms

Another challenge for
Indian IT

Subir Roy

It is grappling with dramatic changes in response to the latest challenges posed by clients going “digital”, of which cloud computing is a part

BLOGS


Curtailing RBI Governor's veto powers is another flash point between RBI & Govt

Urjit Patel panel wanted all members to be appointed by RBI

Monetary policies and exchange rates

A V Rajwade analyses the root of the supposedly strong relationship between rising interest rates, capital flows and currency appreciation

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Bias towards action

Two issues RBI must contend with

Unsold homes

Real estate slump needs urgent remedies

Financial X-ray

Maruti Suzuki: Strong show justifies rich valuations

Net profit slightly below expectation, but operational performance robust

Few cheers in PNB first quarter results

Small improvement in bad loans, but credit growth remains below par

BOOK REVIEWS

Decoding Putinism

Walter Laqueur writes in Putinism: Russia and Its Future With the West, an aptly timed and much needed look at the mercurial master of Kremlin

A Dalit's story

Ms Gokhale, it may not shock readers today but it will certainly burn through their skins by the time they are done reading 299 pages of book

Payment not guaranteed
Robyn Mak


China worries start now for Visa and MasterCard

Too much weight
Olaf Storbeck


Only pilots can end Air France's flight to nowhere

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ITC declines ahead of June quarter results

At 03:09 PM, the stock was down 2.3% at Rs 304 on the NSE.

Godrej Consumer hits record high on healthy Q1 results

The stock moved higher by 5% to Rs 1,265 after reported 39% YoY growth in profit at Rs 199 crore in June quarter.

YES Bank Q1 net up 27.7%

Net interest income expended, grew by 42.2% to Rs 1059.8 crore


YES Bank Q1 net up 27.7%

Net interest income expended, grew by 42.2% to Rs 1059.8 crore

PSU banks hit fresh 52-week low; analysts remain cautious

Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Oriental Bank, Syndicate Bank, Uco Bank and Vijaya Bank have touched their respective ...

PNB may take over firms to recover debt

Among steel companies, debt-heavy Electrosteel Steels Ltd said on Monday its lenders would restructure its loans, while Bhushan Steel is another ...


Dr Reddy's ink pact with Purdue varsity for drug research

The intent of the MoU is to forge a strong strategic partnership in a range of research areas and novel technologies

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals dips 5% ahead of Q1 results

The drug maker is scheduled to report its first quarter numbers on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Torrent Pharma hits new lifetime high on strong Q1 results

The stock rallied 9% to Rs 1,520 after the company posted a 75% Y-o-Y rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 449 crore in the June quarter.


Blue Star Q1 net up 26% at Rs 39 cr

The company's operating income jumped by 8% to Rs 908 cr

Dalmia Bharat surges on robust Q1 results

The stock surged 14% to Rs 725 after the company posted profit of Rs 42 crore in June quarter against loss of Rs 27 crore in a year ago quarter.

We aim to double revenues in 4 years: Baba Kalyani

During last year, Bharat Forge also strengthened its balance sheet retiring debt of around Rs 530 cr, including Rs 407 cr high cost rupee debt


Today's picks- 28 July 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Tata Motors, ACC & Zee Entertainment

OCL India gains on robust Q1 earnings

Net profit for Apr-Jun 2015 surged 26% to Rs 49 crore compared with Rs 36 crore last fiscal

KPR Mill touches record high on good Q1 results

The stock surged 10% to Rs 706 after the company reported a 28% Y-o-Y jump in net profit at Rs 50.49 crore in the June quarter.


Truckers' strike in Sundargarh-Keonjhar belt hits pellet, steel units

Steel makers have been forced to go for production cut due to the ongoing strike

Unprecedented surge in imports hurting steel industry: Sajjan Jindal

He said cheap imports may benefit user industries in the short-term but is not sustainable in the long-term

Lenders take over mgmt control of Electrosteel Steels

SBI Caps to scout for buyer, in talks with Singapore-based steelmaker for takeover after talks with Tata Steel fall through


Rallis: Monsoon key to revival in performance

July has seen a revival in monsoon and if the pace continues, Rallis can rebound

Coromandel International Q1 net declines 60 per cent

Company's total turnover up by 16% to Rs 2,181 cr

Nestle India gains 3% on the NSE

On July 24, Nestle India announced that Mr. Etienne Benet, managing director, is leaving the company with effect from July 25, 2015.


Nava Bharat Ventures zooms 20% as arm achieves financial closure for a project

Maamba Collieries has achieved financial closure of its integrated coal & power project of an estimated cost of USD 828 million.

Justdial Q1 net up 18% at Rs 33.2 crore

Total income from operations grew by 24.87% to Rs 168.62 crore

Info Edge: Margin pressure to continue

Firm continues to invest in growth potential businesses and this will go on for a while; analysts take optimistic long-term view


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Motorola launches MotoG 3rd Gen

Priced between Rs 12,000 and Rs 13,000, will be available on Flipkart from Wednesday

OnePlus unveils its latest flagship, the OnePlus 2

Will be available in India from August 11

Instax Wide 300: Takes you back in time

Polaroid was probably the most fascinating device for visual reproduction

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Drama on my platter at Nautanki in Ahmedabad

Nautanki in Ahmedabad offers a rare gastronomical experience but needs to do more

Towering over the Statue of Liberty

The world's tallest sitting statue is coming up near Hyderabad. The author looks at the ambitious project

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CSR: What keeps companies from doing good?

Evolving rules & anomalies over tax treatment constrain corporate programmes in the first year that govt's CSR mandate has been in force

Honda, Hero prepare for final showdown

As Honda draws up aggressive plans to expand into the rural market, Hero MotoCorp is readying a new range of scooters

Start-ups

Street where learners, teachers meet

Cloud-based Linkstreet helps clients create, store, manage and monetise video content

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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

Bajaj stretches the Pulsar effect

The auto major extends the brand across price points while trying to steer clear of past mistakes