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Amazon in talks to buy Jabong for $1.2 bn

In its first acquisition in India, American online retail giant Amazon is planning to buy out fashion portal Jabong.com. According to a report ...

Beautiful time for India and China to do business, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

He said he is inspired by PM Modi and is keen to invest more in India

Closed Nokia plant looks for buyers but problems remain

Legal disputes, lack of an ecosystem for smartphones and personnel availability are challenges

Moody's downgrades IOB's financial strength rating

Flags concern on falling asset quality, capital profile

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Stake sale overhang a good opportunity to buy Coal India, ONGC

Accumulate the Coal India and ONGC stocks on any correction as both the companies have strong long-term prospects

40 Years Ago...and now: How Bata put its foot down

The shoemaker has proved to be resilient, despite being bogged down by labour issues, dated product designs and rude retail staff over the years

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

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 ...

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Moody's downgrades IOB's financial strength rating

Flags concern on falling asset quality, capital profile

Non-convertible debentures new fund route for NBFCs

Experts claim debentures are more stable than commercial papers

Car safety to come at Rs 12k-cr cost

Mandatory features such as airbags to raise prices, making an upgrade costlier from two-wheelers


Today's picks- 26 November 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty,ITC, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd & Bharti Airtel

ITC: Fear of regulatory risks exaggerated

Street feels implementation of stricter norms on sale of cigarettes would be difficult

Coming soon: Ban on sale of loose cigarettes

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


Moody's downgrades IOB's financial strength rating

Flags concern on falling asset quality, capital profile

Non-convertible debentures new fund route for NBFCs

Experts claim debentures are more stable than commercial papers

Nippon Life to buy another 9% in RCAM for Rs 657 cr

Rs 657-cr deal values Anil Ambani company at Rs 7,300 cr; Japanese firm to increase stake to 49% in phases


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


Dr Reddy's gets USFDA observations for its API plant in Srikakulam

According to the company, these observations are largely related to procedural and other compliances of the plant systems

Promoter group to infuse Rs 92 crore in Orchid Pharma

The fund infusion through preferential allotment is part of CDR package

US court refuses Ranbaxy appeal to block ANDA nod for 2 drugs

Ranbaxy had sued US FDA over revoking an approval to sell generic versions of Nexium and Valcyte in US market


Car safety to come at Rs 12k-cr cost

Mandatory features such as airbags to raise prices, making an upgrade costlier from two-wheelers

Labour unrest at Hero MotoCorp plant at Haridwar

Similar unrest had hit the Haridwar unit last year, with workers stopping production to demand the reinstatement of a permanent employee

MRF: Beats estimates on lower costs

Steep drop in natural rubber prices aids margins, net profit


Puravankara in JV to develop Pune land

Will develop 30 acres of land in Mundhwa in east Pune

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


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.


JBF Industries hits 52-week high on heavy volumes

The stock rallied 16% to Rs 199 on back of over four-fold jump in trading volumes.

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 ...


Anandiben Patel launches book on Tata Chemicals' 75-year journey

Urges company to spend a part of its CSR towards constructing toilets in Gujarat to make it free of open defecation

Godrej Tyson to expand activities in smaller towns

Firm aims to cover over 100 cities and corner 10% market share over next three years

Revival plan of Madras Fertilisers delayed as BRPSE lacks members

The company is one among the four public sector fertiliser companies reported sick


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.


Stake sale overhang a good opportunity to buy Coal India, ONGC

Accumulate the Coal India and ONGC stocks on any correction as both the companies have strong long-term prospects

Expert's report on ONGC-RIL gas theft dispute by June: Oil Minister

ONGC had in May filed a writ in Delhi HC alleging RIL extracted approx 18 bn cubic meters of gas from its field in KG basin

ONGC finalises price at $10.10-11.20 a unit for gas from marginal fields: Oil Minister

The price is based on Government of India's guidelines for pricing of the fuel from small and marginal fields dated July 8, 2013


40 Years Ago...and now: How Bata put its foot down

The shoemaker has proved to be resilient, despite being bogged down by labour issues, dated product designs and rude retail staff over the years

Alibaba to invest more in India, help start-ups: Jack Ma

Alibaba, whose IPO is world's biggest at $25 bn, is already working with many businesses in India

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.


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Avirup Bose

Avirup Bose: A case of 'consumer unfriendly' brands
Avirup Bose

Consumer goods companies that boycott discounted sales of their products by e-tailers could be liable for scrutiny by the competition regulator ...

Nick Bilton

Nick Bilton: The slippery slope of Silicon Valley
Nick Bilton

Uber, Facebook, Google and others are bedevilled by moral issues

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar: The making of Indian cinema's ecosystem
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

National Film Development Corporation's Film Bazaar not only offers young film-makers a platform, but also shows how to foster a creative ...

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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

Nielsen's brainwave for advertisers

Big brands are warming up to the idea of using Nielsen Neuro for sharp insights

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ITC: Fear of regulatory risks exaggerated

Street feels implementation of stricter norms on sale of cigarettes would be difficult

MRF: Beats estimates on lower costs

Steep drop in natural rubber prices aids margins, net profit

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