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Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Markets (Feb. 12)
BL 2501075.47 (-1.40)
BSE Sensex3497.68 (-17.77)
S&P CNX Nifty1129.50 (-2.05)
Dollar (Buy/Sell)48.64/48.77
Gold Std (10gm)4940 (-5)

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Open offers up despite fewer M&A deals
DESPITE the number of merger and acquisition deals coming down this fiscal, the number of open offers in the markets was high at 78, amounting to Rs 2,406 crore in the last 10 months (April 2001-January 2002). In comparison, during the ... More


Marginal loss
BEARS were in control of Tuesday's trading activity. But they could not gain much from the day's trading. The sentiment reading of the tradable counters stands neutral with most of the counters in the sideways mode. In the normal course of ... More


Revenue generation top priority: New CSE chief
MR P.K. Sarkar, the new Executive Director of the Calcutta Stock Exchange, who is formally taking over tomorrow from the acting ED, Mr N. Dasgupta, feels that the CSE has survived the crisis of confidence and needs to make some strategic moves ... More


MphasiS BFL touches peak
MPHASIS BFL Softwaretoday crossed the Rs 500-mark on the Bombay Stock Exchange on the back of projections of a sharp growth in its IT-enabled services business. The scrip today closed at Rs 490 on the BSE, up by 4.4 per cent, after touching a ... More

CSE taking steps to check `wash sales'
THE little-known counter of Som Construction & Developers Ltd became the highest percentage gainer on the Calcutta Stock Exchange on Monday. A single trade of 5,000 shares triggered a 100-per cent jump in the price of the stock. Its apparently ... More


Technology stocks evoke trading interest
STOCKS snapped a four-day rally in prices and ended the day with losses. At BSE, Sensex opened the day at a level higher than Monday's close but proceeded to lose value steadily. Before the day's close, Sensex descended to the day's low of 3,480 ... More

Selling Sterlite 150 call more rewarding
TUESDAY's top traded equity options at the NSE were Satyam Computer, Reliance Petroleum, Sterlite Opticals and Tata Engineering among others.

  • The February 280 put on Satyam Computer was actively traded, clocking 228 contracts. The ... More

    Essel Packaging up on pvt placement talk
    TALK of private placement in Essel Packaging Ltd has gained momentum in the market again. Market sources say that a prominent venture fund, which has invested in various leading listed companies, is likely to pick up stake in Essel.Packaging. ... More

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