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MCX sells MSXI warrants worth Rs 2.2 crore to IL&FS

This is the second such sale of MSXI warrants by MCX to IL&FS this month

Overnight rates inch up ahead of FY close

The weighted average call money rate inched up to 7.80% on Monday from 7.50% on Friday

Sensex gains 517 points, snaps 8-day losing streak

Late rise in banks' stocks on RBI's relaxation on provisioning lifts indices

GVK to file up to Rs 1,500-cr IPO for airport unit soon

GVK has mandated Citigroup, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Axis Capital and JM Financial Services to manage the IPO

Should you buy mid-cap and small-cap stocks?

One needs to be cautious despite the uptick seen on Monday as the real test of the rally in this segment will be the upcoming result season, ...

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What mid-caps to buy?

As valuations of large-caps look stretched and earnings downgrades loom, the market looks at strong mid-caps

New LNG policy won't impact gas players much

Analysts don't see much benefits for GAIL and Petronet LNG as they will have to forego part of marketing margins and re-gasification tariffs

Precariously poised

Benchmark indices have declined nearly six per cent in March and are on course to clock their worst monthly performance since November 2011. The ...

Gold Outlook: Weaker dollar and geopolitical risk to underpin gold price

The price of gold has risen recently after a two-month downtrend, due to a weaker dollar and the market factoring in a geopolitical risk premium ...

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Today's picks: 26 March 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, ONGC, Tata Steel & DLF

Markets are in an intermediate downtrend

The market trend remained indeterminate and uncertain, going into the settlement. This week has seen an ongoing correction. The US Federal ...

Today's picks- 25 March 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, HCL Tech, NMDC & IDFC

Today's picks- 24 March 2015

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Jindal Steel, Tata Steel & Sun Pharma

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Nifty testing support at 8,650

The market trend was indeterminate and uncertain through the past week. There were sell offs on the fears that the US Federal Reserve would ...

Nifty testing support at 8,650

The market trend was indeterminate and uncertain through the past week. There were sell offs on the fears that the US Federal Reserve would ...

Move below 8,700 would point to an intermediate correction

The Nifty dropped about two per cent on Monday. It is back in the 8,700-8,750 support zone, tested on Budget Day

A favourable Budget could take Nifty to 9,500 or higher

The market has gone nowhere. There are great expectations riding on this Budget. But the political lead-up has not been smooth with the BJP ...

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Wheat output may fall by 2% this year due to unseasonal rains

Wheat has suffered damage at over 62 lakh hectare due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms, which occurred in three phases between Feb 28 and Mar ...

Cardamom gains by 0.4% on spot demand

Rising demand amid restricted supplies helped prices

Mentha oil declines by 0.5% on subdued demand

Speculators indulged in reducing positions amid sluggish demand from consuming industries in the spot market

Crude palm oil rise by 0.5% on spot demand

Speculators created fresh positions amid pick-up in demand in spot market

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Rupee falls 26 paise on fresh dollar demand

Fresh capital outflows and dollar gains in overseas markets also weighed on the currency

Rupee drops 17 paise against dollar in early trade

Forex dealers attributed the fall in the rupee to the dollar's strength against other global currencies

Rupee might rise, bond yields could plummet

On Friday, the rupee ended at 62.42 to a dollar

Dollar's ninth month of gains signals faith in Fed intact

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has advanced 1.6% in March to 1,190.89 in New York, pushing its climb this year to 5.3%

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Wall Street opens higher on M&A flurry

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 105.5 points, or 0.6%, to 17,818.16

European, Asian shares rise, helped by Chinese stimulus

Euro slips on concerns about Greece's finances

Asian shares swing higher, as China stocks near 7-year high

Oil prices decline, Nikkei firms 0.8%

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Banking sector to set agenda for broader markets

The Bank Nifty has dragged the overall market down in the past few sessions. In the past five sessions, the Nifty has lost about one per cent, ...

Devangshu Datta

Devangshu Datta: Markets could remain on shaky ground
Devangshu Datta

The passage of two crucial Bills will boost sentiment but markets could slide again owing to conditions in Europe and the US

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You may need Rs 10 lakhs to invest in a start-up IPO

Minimum trading lot too is set at Rs 5 lakhs

SH Kelkar files prospectus for IPO, seen at around $100 million

Although according to the prospectus, company plans to raise 2 billion rupees

Inox Wind IPO subscribed nearly 10 times

The over Rs 700 crore IPO received bids for over 22,90,31,505 shares as against the issue size of 2,32,01,121 shares

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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

UPCOMING IPOs
IPO NAME OFFER PRICE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE
O.P Chains Ltd 11 30/03/2015 08/04/2015

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TVS Motor: No room for error

Analysts sceptical of company's high valuations, volume and revenue growth prospects

Accenture hikes FY15 revenue growth guidance to 8-10%

This mitigates concerns on demand environment

New LNG policy: No major benefits for Petronet, GAIL

Analysts say these two will have to forgo part of marketing margins and re-gasification rates, restricting gains

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