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Sensex reports sharpest 8-day rally since September 2012

ICICI Bank, RIL, TCS, HDFC and Infosys have contributed a combined 659 points or 52% to the 1,265-points rally in the Sensex.

TVS Motor falls from record high as Q1 profit below estimates

Q1 profit at Rs 72 crore against an average analysts estimate of Rs 87 crore.

Mastek dips post June quarter earnings

The stock dipped 7% to Rs 187 on NSE after reporting a consolidated net profit of Rs 9 lakh in June quarter against Rs 11 crore in March

HDFC-HDFC Bank merger: Who benefits?

Analysts take divergent positions on which is the better company to bet if the merger happens

Liberty Shoes dips on weak Q1 numbers

Liberty Shoes lost 6% to Rs 301 on the BSE after the company's net profit surged 1% to Rs 3 crore

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Margin pressure to continue for Hexaware

Even as it steps up investment & remains confident on top-line growth, weak margin outlook has led earnings downgrade

Facing the heat

The Budget decision to increase long-term capital gains tax from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, and increase the tenure of its applicability from ...

Jain Irrigation: Happy days are here again

Higher govt allocation to its market is a positive; efforts to enhance cash flow and lower debt levels are paying dividends

Is the HDFC Bank dream run over?

Analysts estimate limited downside risk from current levels, though valuation expansion or earnings surprises look unlikely.

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Today's picks

Nifty, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Ambuja Cement & Tata Steel

Today's picks

Nifty, YES Bank, Tech Mahindra, Idea Cellular & Hndalco

Nifty could trade in 7,450-7,750 range

The post-Budget correction seems to have ended, at least for the moment. Support held at the level of Nifty 7,425 and the market has made a ...

Today's picks

Nifty, Bank Nifty, HDFC, GAIL & HCL Tech

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Short-term trend looks weak

Expectations seemed too high going into the Budget and there has been a sharp correction in the last few sessions. Retail traders and domestic ...

Short-term trend looks weak

Expectations seemed too high going into the Budget and there has been a sharp correction in the last few sessions. Retail traders and domestic ...

Trend seems bullish across time frames

The bulls still retain the upper hand going into the Budget though there is some nervousness about inflation. The budget could intensify bullish ...

Trend seems bullish across time frames

The bulls still retain the upper hand going into the Budget though there is some nervousness about inflation. The budget could intensify bullish ...

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Copper up 0.9% on global cues

Metal for delivery in far-month November contracts traded higher by 0.86%

Sugar down 0.3% on profit-bookings

Commodity for delivery in August shed 0.20%

Silver down 0.6% on profit-booking, global cues

In the international market, metal fell by 0.5% to $20.80 an ounce in Singapore

Palm oil up 0.3% as demand picks up

Oil for delivery in July contract gained 0.24%

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Rupee off day's high on month-end dollar demand

Is seen in 59.90 to 60.20 range during the day

Rupee rises 14 paise

The rupee on Thursday appreciated by 14 paise to close at over one-week high of 60.11 against the dollar following bullish local equities and ...

Rupee rises; dollar demand from importers limits gains

The rupee is seen in 60.00 to 60.30 range during day

Rupee up six paise

The rupee resumed higher at 60.25 to the dollar as against the last closing level of 60.31 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) ...

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Asia stocks edge higher on China PMI

Australian shares notch another 6-year peak

Asia shares supported by upbeat China factory survey

HSBC flash PMI comes in at 52 for July, well above forecasts of a small rise to 51 in July

Gold firm above $1,300 on West Asia violence, fund inflows

Spot gold was little changed at $1,304 an ounce by 0013 GMT

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Identifying multi-baggers
Devangshu Datta

Just one multi-bagger (MB) can turn an otherwise mediocre portfolio into an excellent one. While such stocks are not very common, there are ...

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Praveen Chakravarty & T V Somanathan: Why derivatives are a Pyrrhic triumph for our equity markets
Praveen Chakravarty & T V Somanathan

The expansion in equity market volumes is driven by retail speculators indulging in heavy trading of complex derivatives that are economically ...

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After 4 years, Lavasa files for IPO again

Plans to raise Rs 750 cr; other realtors may follow

Lavasa to trigger IPO market revival, say analysts

Resort town operator Lavasa today filed its draft prospectus with the capital markets regulator for raising Rs 750 crore

Balaji Wafers now plans IPO; drops stake sale option

The present market value of Balaji Wafers is about Rs 4,000 cr and the company will raise around Rs 400 cr from the equity markets

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Wonderla: Worth the ride

Wonderla, promoted by Kochouseph Chittilappilly promoter of V-Guard Industries, is one of largest amusement park operators in country

UPCOMING IPOs
IPO NAME OFFER PRICE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE
Bhanderi Infracon Ltd 120 22/07/2014 25/07/2014

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Cairn's PAT down on high depreciation charges

Average daily production up 3% y-o-y during Q1, gas output down 12% to 48 mscfd

Dish TV eyes gains in FY15

Higher subscriber additions, price rises would help improve revenues and margins

Axis Bank's slippages, loan recast below estimates

Earnings upgrade in FY15 likely if accumulation of stressed loans are kept below Rs 6,500 cr

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