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P-note assets jump 20% in March

At Rs 2.07 lakh crore, value of investment via p-note route at three-year high

Five firms buying back shares worth Rs 6,000 cr this year

Cairn India's whopping Rs 5,725-cr buyback offer is the major among five programmes this year

MSCI rejig worries weigh on HDFC Bank stock

As of March 31, FII holding was 34%, against 34.9% in the previous quarter

Sensex jumps 352 pts on US Fed assurance

The US central bank's comments, coupled with hopes of a rating upgrade, infused optimism and ended a three-day selling spree by FIIs

Sebi working on revised listing agreement norms

Market watchdog in February this year, had approved new corporate governance norms

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Fund pick: UTI MNC Fund

Portfolio concentration high, but returns superior

Analysts' corner

India Cements' stand-alone return ratios have remained subdued over the years due to weak profitability

JSW Steel takes a brief pause

Though the company's outlook remains strong, concern on steel prices and demand adds to near-term challenges

Automobile scrips rise in fund houses' preference

About 8.3% of overall equity assets under management has been pumped into automobile stocks

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Today's picks

Nifty, Bank Nifty, BHEL & Infosys

Market is still in a strong bull run

The Nifty has reacted from resistance in the 6,810-6,820 zone, where it has hit historic highs recently. Poor wholesale inflation data and ...

Today's picks

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Jindal Steel and Power, DLF & TCS

Today's picks

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Tata Motors, Infosys & Cairn

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Nifty must beat 6,776 to hit new highs

If the NDA does win a stable majority or puts together a government with a reasonable shot at stability, there is a fair chance of 'only buyers' ...

Nifty must beat 6,776 to hit new highs

If the NDA does win a stable majority or puts together a government with a reasonable shot at stability, there is a fair chance of 'only buyers' ...

FIIs build derivative bets as cash limits hit

Trend could add to volatility in stock prices, say experts

Interest rate futures weekly turnover crosses Rs 1,000 crore

It's a case of third-time lucky for interest rate futures (IRF), a derivative product that allows investors to take bets on the direction of ...

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India's dependence on imported edible oil to hit new record

Import bill to rise 5%, over 65% of 19.4 million tonnes supplies to be met through imports, robust directconsumption of seed to lower ...

Unofficial gold imports rose 75% in 2013: Survey

The government's curbs were after a rise in gold import to $56 bn in 2012-13

Jaggery prices shoot up, in line with those of sugar

Farmers have shifted a large amount of high-quality cane (about 10%) to jaggery units so that these fetch 5-10% premium over the standard price ...

Cotton exports hit as China shifts policy

Raw cotton export may fall 20% in the next crop year as against 6% this year; rise in finished yarn exports adds to woes

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FX reserves swell $2.8 bn

Foreign exchange reserves swelled by about $36 bn in the last seven months

Rupee up 8 paise at 60.29

Fresh dollar selling by exporters amid weak dollar overseas aided the rupee

Rupee snaps three-day fall; share gains help

The partially convertible rupee closed at 60.29/30 per dollar compared with 60.37/38 on Wednesday

A star abroad, RBI boss riles bond traders at home

Traders conplain Rajan's reforms have been too soon and taken without consulation with the markets

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Nikkei hits 10-day closing high on upbeat U.S. earnings, data

Finishes at 14,516, chalking up weekly gains of 4%, its biggest since November

Wall Street Weekahead - Spring fever brings hope for US earnings

with one-third of S&P 500 names set to post results, investors hope the news provides a catalyst to buy stocks and leave the market's recent ...

Nikkei gains on upbeat US corporate earnings, data

The Nikkei was up 0.4% at 14,474.83 in midmorning trade after ending flat at 14,417.53 the previous day

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Jaimini Bhagwati

Jaimini Bhagwati: Are stock prices inflated?
Jaimini Bhagwati

Despite what partisan fund managers are projecting, the rise in the Indian equity market has to be evaluated carefully

How to enhance your chances of making money after May 16
Devangshu Datta

The stock market is on the edge of either euphoria, or collapse. A month from now, once election results are out, prices could move with ...

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5 companies get Sebi go-ahead for IPOs this year

According to analysts, the IPO market may see a revival this year

Issuers still prefer graded IPOs

To ease regulatory prerequisites and help revive primary market, Sebi had made IPO grading voluntary earlier this year

Initial public offers turn scarce in the new year

Activity could pick up in the second half, says Prime Database

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Power Grid FPO: Investors have no reasons to complain

Issue fully subscribed as investors find price attractive to invest

UPCOMING IPOs
IPO NAME OFFER PRICE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE
Wonderla Holidays Ltd 115 21/04/2014 23/04/2014

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Earnings upgrade cycle for HCL Technologies to continue

Broad-based growth across service lines to boost revenue growth

Inflation unlikely to moderate significantly in 2014-15

RBI might retain rates at current levels, upside risks to inflation rise

Infosys' struggle with growth continues

Revenue growth to continue to face challenges due to weak repeat business and new deal wins

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