WEEKEND SPECIAL »

Birdman: A director's triumph


Birdman, with its stream-of-consciousness treatment, treads the fine line between theatre and cinema

COMPANIES »

SpiceJet clears December wages after month's delay; no clarity on Jan


Airline has liabilities of Rs 1,400 cr to airports and vendors, and accumulated losses of Rs 3,000 cr

POLITICS »

Jayanthi spills beans on manoeuvres under green cover


Sonia and Rahul Gandhi focussed on Adani, Nirma, Lavanya and Vedanta projects. But, many others got an easy ride

AROUND THE WORLD »

US economy cools in fourth quarter


GDP expands at 2.6% in Q4, compared to 5% in the previous quarter

Gopichand Katragadda

LUNCH WITH BS »

Gopichand Katragadda: Mistry's lab-to-market man


Tata group's first chief technology officer talks about how his focus on technology that can impact 100 million people

ECONOMY »

Big fiscal squeeze inevitable before March despite weak oil


Deficit crossed year's budgeted total by Dec, show latest data; previous order to cut some spending won't suffice

MARKETS »

Weekly: Markets end lower on CIL sale, NPA woes


The 30-share Sensex ended down 96 points at 29,183 and the 50-share Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

OPINION »

COLUMNISTS »


T N Ninan: Suddenly, better numbers

The country would be doing very well if it managed to repeat that growth rate over the next six years

Rahul Jacob: Why women manage better

Workplaces today require multitasking at levels that working women, who are also inevitably managing their homes, are better adapted to do

ON THE BEAT »


Two extreme models in the financial sector

Open architecture in mutual funds versus a completely-closed structure in insurance. Still, penetration is suffering


BRAND WORLD »


Diversified Voltas' core saved it

From being a juggernaut in the Licence Raj, turning to ACs helped it survive

BS Poll

Will Jayanthi Natarajan's resignation spark a rebellion in the Congress against Rahul Gandhi?

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Columnists

Suddenly, better numbers
T N Ninan

The country would be doing very well if it managed to repeat that growth rate over the next six years

The second coming
Mitali Saran

There's no question that Obama's 2nd visit was a positive step that opens up interesting possibilities, & that Modi deserves much credit

Yes, make for India
Suman Bery

Raghuram Rajan's anti-mercantilist instincts are right - be cautious about 'make in India', while accepting its promise

The promise and the
reality

Aditi Phadnis

Bedi can see the same kind of wave for herself that swept the country for PM. She could be right. But else in BJP needs a new set of glasses

BLOGS


Kavita Chowdhury: On the right to free expression

Defending the right to offend using the free speech argument, but circumscribed by the sensibilities of religious beliefs, is tricky

Abhishek Jha: The baffling case of Stuart Binny's selection

The 'allrounder' got a ticket on the World Cup bus yesterday. Abhishek Jha points out why this selection is biased in more than one way

Weekend Columnists

North versus the rest
Malavika Sangghvi

Is Jayanthi Natarajan a victim of Rahul Gandhi's 'shift' from being pro-poor to pro-industry?

Nurturing the collector
Kishore Singh

This columnist has been fortunate in having privilege of viewing several private collections that represent the personalities of their owners

Financial X-ray

HCL Tech's Dec show best in 16 quarters, 2014 RoE at 38%

Dollar revenue up 4% q-o-q, with a number of new big deals

JSW Steel: Soft demand, realisation take toll

Performance, lower than expected, needs to be looked at in the context of a challenging environment

BOOK REVIEWS

Primary colours of the Indian stock market

Gautam Parikh provides a comprehensive view on the evolution of the stock market

Robert Cyran

Here on Earth
Robert Cyran


Google and Amazon glimpse big-spending futures

George Hay

ELAphant in the room
George Hay


Greek deposits fly between a rock and a hard place

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Vodafone Plc board to meet tomorrow in Delhi

Vodafone mum about venue of meeting, which will have Group CEO Vittorio Colao and all other board members

Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

SpiceJet clears December wages after month's delay; no clarity on Jan salaries

Airline has liabilities of Rs 1,400 cr to airports and vendors, and accumulated losses of Rs 3,000 cr


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Berger Paints' Q3 profit decline marginally to Rs 82 crore

Company had posted consolidated net profit of Rs 82.28 crore during the October-December quarter of last fiscal

Kansai Nerolac Q3 net up 34% to Rs 65.66 crore

Company's net sales during the quarter under review increased 7.63% to Rs 884.29 crore


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

IOB to raise Rs 1,000 crore through bond issue

Will use it to augment Tier-I capital, capital adequacy ratio

Only 30% of loans to get SLR, CRR relief once IDFC becomes a bank

Even here, the eligibilty will apply only if IDFC has matching long-term deposits


Vodafone Plc board to meet tomorrow in Delhi

Vodafone mum about venue of meeting, which will have Group CEO Vittorio Colao and all other board members

Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Bharti teams up with Kotak for payment bank

Vodafone-YES Bank, Future-IDFC in talks; Idea Cellular may go solo


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Exide Q3 net up 25% at Rs 97.23 crore

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 77.52 crore in the same period last fiscal

Tractors, SUVs and ... grapes

The country's largest exporter of grapes is Mahindra & Mahindra. The author finds out how it happened


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

NTPC net rises 7%, sales down marginally

The NTPC has reported negative profit growth in three quarters

SAT adjourns DLF appeal to Feb 6

Sebi had barred the company and key officials from acessing the stock market for three years, in a matter relating to disclosures made at the ...


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Thermax Q3 net up 13% at Rs 76.2 cr

Pune-based industrial energy solutions provider Thermax today reported increase of 13 per cent in its net profit at Rs 76.2 crore as compared ...

Siemens registers Rs 634 cr net profit

Profit from sale of metal technologies business was Rs 704 cr


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Shoppers Stop Q3 net soars 2.8 times to Rs 14 cr

The company's turnover grew 10 per cent

Today's picks- 29 January 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Coal India, Ambuja Cement & BHEL


Markets end lower on CIL offer, bank woes

For the week, Sensex ended with a loss of 96 points at 29,183, while the Nifty closed 27 points lower at 8,809

Usha Martin posts Rs 36 crore loss in Q3

Chairman of Usha Martin Prashant Jhawar said that the specialised steel market was still subdued as demand was yet to pick up

CIL sale raises Rs 22.4k cr, drags markets

OFS becomes biggest equity offering ever


Tata Tea goes international

Now part of Tata Global Beverages, second Indian product to go global

Tata Global net declines 29.5%

The company had a consolidated net profit of Rs 119.5 cr the previous year

Hyderabad firm launches germplasm bank

The Rs 4 cr facility has 107 lockers in which germplasms will be stored from 5-40 years under minus 20 degrees temperature


Sun TV stock unfazed by Marans' woes

Stock rises 1.25%; analysts remain bullish on the scrip

Shemaroo Entertainment extends rally on FIIs buying

FIIs acquired 886,270 shares representing 3.26% stake in Shemaroo Entertainment in past two trading sessions.

Dish TV hits 52-week high on trimming losses in Q3

The stock up 4% at Rs 77.50 on BSE after reported net loss of Rs 2.87 in December quarter against loss of Rs 38 crore in year ago quarter.


Mega share sales: Will the markets correct?

Most big offers hitting the market saw the broader indices correct 2-4%

10 of 12 OFS stocks have underperformed the markets

Out of the 12 companies that raised funds via this route, six stocks are trading up to 46% higher, while four stocks have recorded negative ...

ONGC arrests decline in crude oil production: Chairman

Company over the past decade has seen its output dip by at least 2-3% annually


Tata International to set up experience branded outlets for its footwear brands

Company plans to launch four new brands in the footwear segment

Adani announces share swap for port, power firms

The group's transmission company will be listed on stock exchanges

Positive move for Adani Enterprises' shareholders

Unsurprisingly, Adani Power closed marginally up (0.68%) at Rs 51.90 on bourses, while Adani Ports and SEZ closed 0.9 per cent down at Rs 340.50


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The contrasting colours of Jaipur

The city is becoming more democratic as the past embraces the future

Khadi on the ramp

With capes, garara pants and dungarees, three designers are taking khadi to luxurious heights

Commodities

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2854.00
+100
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38136.00
+850
+2.28

342.65
+5.4
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168.90
+1.3
+0.78

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Reforming FCI or cutting back food security?

Shanta Kumar Committee on restructuring FCI has suggested the reach of the National Food Security Act be curtailed to 40% of the population

Airlines get a chance to revive flagging fortunes

Dramatic drop in ATF prices could help airlines shore up their earnings - provided they don't spoil it with a fare war

Real Estate

How the ready reckoner affects property prices

Besides making property more expensive, the rates also affect existing owners with higher taxes

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Voltas’ Crystal ACs keep Congressmen cool (Morarji Desai on the extreme left, with the ACs in the background)

Diversified Voltas' core saved it

From being a juggernaut in the Licence Raj, turning to ACs helped it survive

Kunal Jeswani, O&M’s CEO

Digital crowned again

If earlier digital advertising could be mistaken for an afterthought, increasing senior appointments suggest it is not so anymore

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BITS Hyderabad opens its doors for overseas students

To start with, at its Hyderabad campus, it would take 50 foreign students for its more than a dozen undergraduate programmes from next year