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Govt action, global economy hold key for Samvat 2071

But much depends on govt action & global economy; Sensex gains in 2070 the biggest in five years

Softening volatility index signals market confidence: analysts

VIX has fallen by about 19% in the last five days signalling returning confidence in the market

BSE shareholders approve BSE-USE merger

A news release from the BSE said that the BSE and USE will now be filing necessary petitions before the Bombay High Court

BSE shareholders approve merger with United Stock Exchange

BSE and USE will now be filing necessary petitions before the Bombay High Court seeking its sanction to the proposed scheme

BSE inks strategic partnership with YES Bank

The MoU aims at maintaining a synergised approach to create awareness about equity fund raising

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Positive returns in four out of five Samvats

More reforms and economic recovery-led earnings growth should see markets head higher in new Samvat

HDFC Bank net up 20%, a tad short of expectations

Yet, operationally, a good quarter, with a pick-up in retail loan growth, steady margins, asset pressure under control

Commodity exchanges try to revive volumes

They are banking on forward trading to make up for the loss due to the dwindling interest in gold and non-farm commodities futures

UltraTech: On a strong wicket

Realisations, overall performance beat most estimates, but some analysts are disappointed as cost pressures continue

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Today's picks- 22 October 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Cipla & Tata Motors

Today's picks- 21 October 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, BHEL, GAIL & Hindustan Unilever

US market trend, put-call ratios point to bearishness

The market went South through most of last week and then recovered, opening with an upside gap on Monday. Domestic sentiment improved, given ...

Today's picks- 20 October 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Jindal Steel & Power & Zee Entertainment

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If 7,800 breaks on Nifty, 7,700 will be tested

The market has multiple events to discount over the next fortnight. First, there is local macro-economic data. This includes a weak IIP and ...

October may see large swings or a big one-way trend develop

The market has several major events to weigh and discount in the short-term. The RBI's policy review held both rates and liquidity. But the ...

October may see large swings or a big one-way trend develop

The market has several major events to weigh and discount in the short-term. The RBI's policy review held both rates and liquidity. But the ...

Higher option premiums, VIX point to bearish sentiment

The market has several major events to weigh and discount in the short term. One major focus area is likely to be the RBI's policy review. The ...

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FMC liberalises norms on commodities futures

Sets much higher position limits, at 50% of production and imports, client/member-wise positions to double

Diamond industry says no better days ahead if margins not improve

Antwerp Diamond Bank has over 10% market share in financing of the diamond industry

Tyre manufacturers mull increase use of synthetic rubber to protect margins

Natural rubber price at Rs 118 a kg on October 14 which shot up to Rs 125 a quintal on October 22

Groundnut exports jump 38% in first half of FY 15

India exported over 220,000 tonnes of groundnut between April and September 2014

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Rupee ends at over one-week high of 61.27

Fresh capital inflows and a rally in stocks helped the rupee rise

Rupee trades higher as Asian shares gain

Govt's recent reform moves a positive for rupee

Rupee rises on reforms hopes

Chinese GDP data grows slightly above expectations, helps rupee

Rupee gains, bond yields fall due to poll results, optimism

The rupee ended at 61.36 to the dollar, compared with the previous close of 61.44. During intra-day trade, it touched a high of 61.18

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Wall Street edges higher after 4-day rally

This is the biggest four-day rally for S&P 500 since January 2013

Upbeat earnings, ECB stimulus hopes lift mood in Europe

Euro hits one-week low against the dollar

Oil prices dip in Asia after recent gains

Investors will now be keeping an eye on the US Federal Reserve's next policy meeting

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5 reasons why Indian markets are likely to move higher

A combination of factors, including reforms, FII flows and downward inflation is likely to keep the markets' elevated

Devangshu Datta

Devangshu Datta: Becalmed by the global slowdown
Devangshu Datta

Slow growth in China, Europe and the US means the correction in the market could continue unless some domestic factors come into play

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Videocon d2h files fresh papers for Rs 700-cr IPO

Videocon d2h Ltd, the satellite television arm of the Videocon Group, has filed fresh papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India ...

ACB India files initial IPO papers with Sebi

Company plans to enter the capital markets with a public issue of up to 30,940,000 equity shares

Two more companies queue up for IPO amid bullish sentiments

With these two firms, a total of nine cos have now filed draft papers with Sebi since beginning of 2014

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Big strengths, some risks for Shemaroo

Company wants to raise up to Rs 120 crore at a price band of Rs 155-170 a share

Sharda Cropchem: Entry barriers not high enough

Sharda Cropchem, which markets and distributes crop protection chemicals outside India, intends to raise Rs 327-352 crore through an offer for ...

Snowman: Sound prospects, pricing not so attractive

Snowman Logistics, the cold chain subsidiary of listed parent Gateway Distriparks and country's largest player in the segment, is expanding ...

UPCOMING IPOs
IPO NAME OFFER PRICE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE
JLA Infraville Shoppers Ltd 10 16/10/2014 27/10/2014

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Wipro's dollar revenue growth disappoints

Ebit margins decline 80 basis points sequentially to 22%; company expects 2nd half to be better

Strong volume growth boosts UPL's revenue

Forex losses result in higher finance costs and lower other income, hitting net profit

JSW Steel: Q2 show suggests worst is over

Net sales rise 7% amidst weak demand, operating profit up

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