Sensex gives solid start to new year
THE New Year for stock market has begun on a high note, with the BSE Sensex closing within sight of the 6000 mark and the NSE Nifty inching closer to 2000. The main driver for today's rise in stock prices was the reports of the 8.4 per cent ...
Exports post 14 pc growth in Nov; import surge continues
THE country's exports gained renewed momentum with export growth notching up a two-digit growth of close to 14 per cent in dollar terms in November 2003, even as the aggregate export growth during the first eight months of the current fiscal is ...
Where women have the time of their lives
YOUNG Hetal carefully puts the watch drive into the mould and screws it in. The drive or the movement has come from Germany and the mould and the screws from nearby towns in Gujarat. Her friend does more or less the same with a wall clock that is ...
PIA flight lands in India after 2 years
THE arrival of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing-737 aircraft here this evening signified more than the re-launch of direct air links between the two countries. Among other things, it provided new born Ayesha an opportunity to ...
Stock trading interest gathers momentum in '03
2003 saw a sharp surge in traded value on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Between January and December, traded value in the NSE rose 47 per cent to Rs 9.1 lakh crore, from that registered in 2002. On the ...
FCCB floatation norms tightened
IN a continuation of its efforts to discourage capital inflows in view of the surge in foreign exchange reserves, the Finance Ministry has made it tougher for corporates to access funds through the foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCB) route. ...
Ringing in a palatable year
WITH the stock markets at an all-time high, it is time to ring in the New Year on a high note. And for those not in the mood to shake a leg during the year-end festivity, the hospitality industry is laying out its best platter to woo the ...
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