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Sensex sheds 153 points as Fed maintains status quo on interest rates; Jan month F&O expiry eyed

Our Bureau/PTI

Indian equity shares were trading in the red in line with global market behaviour with the US Fe... »

Asian shares skid as bullish Fed take investors by surprise

Reuters

Asian shares retreated on Thursday after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly lifted its view on the... »

Defence, construction sectors to see surge in investment: Grant Thornton

Our Bureau

The year 2014 witnessed robust domestic and inbound deal activity together contributing over 80% of M&A deal values. »

Broking firm stocks shine on healthy fee incomes

Tanya Thomas

Financial performance, increased volume in cash segment boost confidence »

Realty sector likely to flourish with step-up in lending: Milestone

Rubi Arya, Vice-Chairman, Milestone Capital

Our Bureau

PE firm launches ₹500-crore fund to capitalise on upcoming investment boom »

Stocks

Max India: Positives already factored in

Radhika Merwin

Max India is being demerged into three companies, all of which will get listed once the demerger... »

Markets

Newsmaker

Stake sale in SPV lifts Sadbhav Engineering

Bhavana Acharya/BL Research Bureau

Sadbhav Engineering has sold its 20 per cent stake in the Mumbai-Nashik Expressway project to Ga... »

Markets

Sensex retreats after hitting record high of 29,786

Our Bureau/Agencies

Indian equity shares hit a record high for a sixth consecutive session on Wednesday before succu... »

Australian shares hit 20-week high

Reuters

Australian shares rose to a 20-week high on Thursday as hopes for an interest rate cut within days pushed up indexes even as oil prices at multi-year lows sent energy stocks sharply lower. »

BPCL flares up 1.76% on NSE

Our Bureau

Reliance Industries led the pack on the NSE as well on Thursday morning. At 11.10 am it was trading at Rs 932.25. This represented a gain of 2.8 per cent on its overnight close at Rs 906.85. ... »

Taiwan stocks down 0.7%

Reuters

Taiwan stocks fell 0.7 per cent on Thursday, in line with regional and global bourses as investors digested signals from the US Federal Reserve on when it would raise interest rates. As... »

ITC share falls 0.6% on Nomura downgrade to 'neutral'

Reuters

Shares in ITC Ltd have fallen 0.6 per cent following a downgrade by Nomura Securities. The stock has been downgraded to "neutral" from "buy" and its price target has... »

Lupin, HDFC Bank gain on govt nod for investments

Reuters

Lupin Ltd and HDFC Bank gained in early trade on Thursday after government approved the companies’ investment plans.Lupin rose 1.6 per cent to a record high of Rs 1,539 on the NSE. The stock... »

Gold retreats as Fed’s upbeat outlook boosts dollar

Reuters

Gold dropped for the fourth session in five on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a bullish picture of the US economy, signalling it was on course to lift interest rates this year. »

Wall Street ends lower after Fed statement

Reuters

US stocks had closed down on Wednesday, driven by a sharp decline in the S&P 500 energy sector, after the Federal Reserve said the domestic economy was growing at a solid pace, signalling it r... »

Outlook turns bullish for tur

Our Correspondent

Both pulse seeds and pulses are witnessing sluggish trend in Indore mandis on slack demand and buying support. Arrival of new crop has also dragged tur prices in local mandis over the past one wee... »

Pepper turns hot on supply woes

GK Nair

Spot pepper prices moved up on Wednesday on tight availability amid good buying interest. Only two tonnes of pepper were traded on Wednesday. All the north Indian pipelines are reportedly empty an... »
COMMENTARY

Copper market in a tailspin

The New Year 2015 so far has been far from friendly to copper even as huge sell-off and languishing prices have become the defining feature. From $ 6,355 a tonne (LME cash) on December 31,... »

Indiabulls Securities board plans name change

Jaihind Synthetics to allot 5 crore warrants to strategic investors

Will Russia story impact Dr Reddy's Lab?

Coal India divestment to impact stock

Atlanta (₹73.5)

Broking firm stocks shine on healthy fee incomes

Spot rubber rules flat

Mills hold back sugar, expect higher export sops

Coal India stake sale to begin on Jan 30; to mop up Rs 24,000 cr

Shanghai, Hong Kong shares fall as China launches fresh probe into margin trading

Reuters

China’s stock regulator is launching a fresh probe into brokerages which are lending money to investors to speculate on stocks, amid concerns that the country’s share markets are becoming over-lev... »

Reliance Industries up 3% on BSE

Our Bureau

Reliance surged into the lead on the BSE on Thursday morning. At 11 am it was the top gainer on the bourse, quoting at Rs 933.20 as against Rs 905.85 at close yesterday. This represented a gain of... »

KOSPI retreats from 7-week high on Fed stance

Reuters

South Korean shares eased on Thursday, in line with their regional peers, as the US Federal Reserve signalled that it was still on track to raise interest rates this year. The Korea Composit... »

Welspun Corp surges 14% on strong earnings

Reuters

Shares of Welspun Corp today gained as much as 13.9 per cent as the company’s December quarter consolidated net profit more than doubled.According to traders, the earnings have boosted inves... »

Rupee opens weak at 61.46 on dollar demand

Our Bureau

The rupee opened weak by 20 paise at 61.46 per dollar against the previous close of 61.26 on dollar demand from banks and exporters. "While sufficient capital flows are likely to be... »

Crude oil prices rise, gains capped on supply glut concerns

PTI

Oil prices edged higher today but gains were capped amid fresh worries about the global supply glut as US crude reserves soared to a record high, analysts said.US benchmark West Texas Inter... »

Karnataka shows the way on unified national agri market

ENAMUL HAQUE/ANU PETER, MS JAIRATH

Owing to changing agricultural marketing environment, establishing a national market for agricultural and horticultural produce is one of the focus areas of the government. Absence of un... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Overall downtrend intact in MCX copper

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

A fresh leg of down move has begun in copper futures traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) in line with our expectation. The contract continued to face resistance at ₹360/kg and p... »
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Bermuda Option

Gayathri G

It is a derivative instrument wherein the holder of the option has the right to exercise his option only on certain pre-defined dates occurring in regular intervals throughout the duration of the... »

Broker's Call

Wallfort FinancialSupreme Ind (Accumulate)CMP: ₹590.10Target: ₹648Supreme Industries has posted Q2FY15 revenue below our expectation. The company has reported t... »

Ajanta Pharma board approves stock split

Prime Focus partners with Canada's Gener8 Media Corp

Future Retail rights issue closes on Thursday

Change of guard at ED level in SEBI

Realty sector likely to flourish with step-up in lending: Milestone

Export demand lifts castorseed

Mixed trend in edible oils

Turmeric gains colour with quality

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