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Sebi mulls system-driven disclosure regime for listed firms

The move is aimed at reducing the compliance burden on the companies and the individuals

LIC underinvested in banking stocks

They account for just 18% of the insurer's portfolio versus 23.3% weight in the Nifty

Govt urges Sebi to curb PSU stock trade on stake

Centre is concerned over punters beating down stock prices of PSUs ahead of disinvestment

Brokerage incomes boost on rising markets

Hopes of turnaround in broking yields also begin to surface

FPIs dump equities, debt of more than Rs 14,000 cr in May

Sell off comes amid worries over levy of 20% MAT on capital gains by overseas investors till April 1, 2015

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Changing stance: Global brokers get bearish on D-Street

Citibank latest to jump on the bandwagon, cuts Sensex target

Strides Arcolab does kangaroo jump

Australian acquisition expected to be EPS-accretive from the start; earlier Shasun merger brightens outlook for US market; analysts positive on ...

Brokers allege OTC Exchange refusing to return deposits

OTCEI received Sebi approval for shutting down business in March this year

World shares subdued by mixed China, euro zone PMI data

European markets largely subdued, main bourses down as much as 0.6%

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Today's picks: 21 May 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Larsen & Toubro, Vedanta India & Idea Cellular

Today's picks: 20 May 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, HCL Tech, HDFC & Tata Steel

Today's picks: 19 May 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Infosys, Cairn India & Coal India

Today's picks: 18 May 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Zee, Dr Reddy's Lab & Asian Paints

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Retail investors should stay away from F&O

However, problem for savvy individuals, and on liquidity

The short-term trend seems positive

The past correction went for 1,122 points or about 12 per cent across eight weeks. This is time enough for an intermediate downtrend to have ...

The short-term trend seems positive

The past correction went for 1,122 points or about 12 per cent across eight weeks. This is time enough for an intermediate downtrend to have ...

14 new stocks added to F&O list

CEAT, Oil India, Dewan Housing, Bajaj Finance, Page Industries and Pidilite Industries are among recent inclusions in F&O segment

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Despite falling inflation, pulses costlier by up to 64% in one year

Government is considering importing pulses through state-owned trading firms such as MMTC to boost domestic supply

All eyes on Brazil as Indian coffee prices dip

Unseasonal rain, rising costs and a global slowdown in production has driven coffee prices in India down. The only hope lies in greater global ...

IOPEPC estimates 52% reduction in summer groundnut output in Gujarat

The council undertakes regular crop surveys to estimate the production of groundnut and other oilseeds

Gold futures rise by 0.3% on global cues

Speculators created fresh positions amid a firming trend overseas

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RBI's FX reserves at all-time high of $353 bn

During the week gold reserves remained unchanged at $ 19.34 billion

Rupee extends gains for 2nd session, up 12 paise

Expectation of foreign capital inflows following strong recovery in the equity market boosted the rupee value

Rupee up marginally in early trade

Continued selling of dollar by banks, exporters helps

Falling real effective exchange rate to boost exports

According to experts, the government and the central bank also want this gradual depreciation

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Wall St Weekahead: Yellen tone suggests choppiness for markets ahead

Yellen says she expected the US central bank to raise rates in 2015, but the process is expected to be gradual

Hong Kong investors want more oversight after $35-bn wipeout

The volatility illustrates the need for regulators to keep pace with the boom in China's stock markets

Wall Street opens lower after April CPI data

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.08%

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Can Sharekhan's acquisition by Warburg, General Atlantic revive India's broking industry?

The deal suggests foreign investors' confidence in the buoyancy of Indian markets

Are investors losing faith in the India story?

A new report from Citi outlines the five 'faith' tests that investors face in India

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Sebi seeks clarification from 5 cos on IPO plans

The market regulator has said that it is awaiting response from 'Lead Managers' for the proposed public offers

Infratech IPO subscribed over 1.5 times

The issue received bids for over 1.39 crore shares against the 90-odd lakh shares which were on offer

PNC Infratech to use offering fund to repay debt and invest in capital equipment

The infrastructure company is touted to raise at least Rs 478 cr through an IPO on Friday

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Is there an IPO rush in the making?

About two dozen companies gear up to raise as much as Rs 9,300 crore from the market but the flurry of IPOs in China could cast a shadow over ...

Making the small investor irrelevant

Safe to assume anyone with a holding of Rs 1 lakh or less is a small investor

Ortel Communications IPO: Expensive connection

Of the IPO, half or Rs 120 cr (at upper price band) is an offer-for-sale by Mauritius-based private equity investor - New Silk Route

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SBI: Asset quality improves in Q4, operating income up 17%

Profit growth supported by the special dispensation by RBI on sale to ARC, usage of counter cycle buffer

ITC disappoints: Cigarette Ebit growth at 27-quarter low

Price hikes of 15-16% in the cigarette business could not fully compensate for an estimated 13% fall in volume

Bajaj Auto's Q4 ride hit by one-off speed-breaker

Higher realisations in domestic and export markets support operating income

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