Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
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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Song and dance
CANDIDATES in the running for election to the Punjab and Uttar Pradesh Assemblies to be held shortly are literally making a song and dance about it. Issues have taken a back seat, and the stars of the silver screen are very much to the fore, ... More


Disinvestment to cut deficit
THE disinvestment rush is on. The Government does not want to be caught holding shares in public enterprises at Budget time, which it had promised to divest long ago. Budget time is also fudge time. The fiscal deficit has to be somehow brought ... More


Schools of bias
IT IS just as well that a man called Rajinder Sharma was arrested and deported from Dubai because he gave the lie to the dangerous notion that was beginning to take root that while all Muslims may not be terrorists, all terrorists seem to be ... More


Sinha speculates on sugar futures
JUST as students suddenly wake up before the examination to the fact that they are not prepared for the test, the Finance Ministry too finds itself short of time to fine-tune things when the Budget is around the corner. It remains preoccupied ... 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


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


    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
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    IA hikes fares on most sectors

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