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Monday, August 16, 2004

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Salutary safeguards
COMMITTEES galore in India have made heaps of recommendations on corporate governance, with special focus on tightening up the watchdog functions of the Board of Directors. The NDA Government had introduced in ... More

The coming global recession in 2005
A recession may be looming especially with the unprecedented rise in world oil prices, which have historically presaged every recession in America. But on oil there is breathtaking complacency says V. Anantha Nageswaran, and warns of the porte nds of faulty OPEC reserves and output data, the UK turning a net fuel importer and the developments in West Asia. More

Indices may head further south
On the whole, in the absence of a quick-fix solution to the inflation problem on the economic front and lack of buying interest on the floor, a correction is a likely scenario in the short term. More

MIPs losing their sheen?
Volatility in debt and equity markets in the recent past has resulted in negative returns for MIP investors, a scenario that has prompted some of them to refrain from making further allocations. More

Dr. Reddy's at 52-week low
THE US benchmarks Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P-500 closed last week in positive territory. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Hospira Inc, a hospital-products company, helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P-500 Index to finish a tad hig More

Bane of over-politicisation
A RECENT conclave of Chief Ministers in Delhi discussed a report on `The State of the States', which ranked Indian States on 49 parameters in eight categories, including agriculture, the consumer market, education, law and order, health, ... More

Advantages of freeing EPF investment
IT IS indeed ironical that the interest on employees' provident fund (EPF) has been cut by one per cent at a time when the bond market was doggedly expecting a rate hike. The Government claims that it is still paying a ... More

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