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News digest: Trade tensions, IPOs, sugar bailout, IBC, and more

From companies looking to tap the market with IPOs to G-7 summit this week, BS brings you up to date with the latest news

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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IPOs set to pick up after lull, firms line up offers worth Rs 200 billion

The activity in the primary markets is set to pick up after a period of lull. According to bankers, more than half a dozen companies are looking to tap the market with their initial public offerings (IPOs) worth a cumulative Rs 200 billion. Read more

Trade tensions intensify with Donald Trump, allies set for showdown

US President is headed for a showdown with America’s allies at a (G-7) summit this week in Quebec, as the (EU) and Canada have threatened retaliatory measures unless he reverses course on new steel and aluminum levies. Read more

Govt may announce a package of almost Rs 80 bn to bail out sugar sector

Days after the ruling BJP suffered an electoral setback, primarily in the sugarcane-growing belt of western Uttar Pradesh, and with farmers in parts of the country stopping supplies of essential commodities to protect price fall, the Centre is expected to announce a fresh package of almost Rs 80 billion to bail out the sugar sector. Read more

1-year report card: gets off to a slow start

Only 1.9 per cent of the cases admitted under the (IBC) were resolved by the end of December 2017 — a year after the code was put in place. In another 5.6 per cent of the cases admitted, companies are undergoing liquidation. Read more

First Published: Tue, June 05 2018. 02:58 IST