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Gecis completes stake sale plan
GECIS, which provides business process services, on Friday announced that the agreement among its key shareholders General Electric, General Atlantic Partners and Oak Hill Capital Partners has been completed, with GAP and Oak Hill taking a ... More


Marginal gains
FRIDAY'S market action had a little impact on the tradable counters. Bulls were successful to the extent of reducing the bear count by a considerable margin. The sentiment reading of the tradable counters stands neutral. Bull pressure on Monday ... More


Markets end year on high note — Sensex crosses 6600
FOR the second year in a row, the stock market ended on a bullish note on New Year's eve, with the BSE Sensex crossing another milestone of 6600 today, and creating the psychological hope that the coming year would also be bullish. The ... More

News channels jump on FII hopes
ON New Year's Eve, it was party time for shares of listed television news channels. Prices of Prannoy Roy-promoted NDTV Ltd, TV Today and Television Eighteen India Ltd rose by 19.99 per cent, 9.2 per cent and 3.04 per cent respectively in ... More

Sustained buying seen in Indraprastha Gas
SUSTAINED buying interest has seen the stock of Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) gain ground on the bourses in the recent past. The stock, which was ruling at around Rs 81 levels a week ago, has appreciated by more than 12 per cent to its current ... More

Merger hopes fuel interest in SBI
AFTER the rumour of GDRs being removed from the FIIs investment limit in State Bank of India, the latest market talk is the merger of the bank with its various bank subsidiaries. The subsidiaries that are likely to be merged include State Bank ... More


Outlook may turn positive for ONGC, Maruti
THE following strategies are based on Friday's trading in the spot and the derivatives segment on the NSE: ONGC: The stock closed at Rs 820 in the spot market. The outlook may turn positive if the stock moves above Rs 825. The upside ... More


Charges of violations — SEBI yet to complete Reliance probe
SEVERAL days after certain past investment decisions of the Reliance group surfaced in the media, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reportedly asked stock exchanges to look for violations of listing agreements. However, it ... More


Year 2004 ends on buoyant note
2004 could not have ended on a better note for investors and traders. Powered by the likes of Infosys Technologies, Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained 80.15 points to finish the calendar year at ... More
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`No major cancellations to SE Asia'

Treasury profits decline for banks, FIs, insurers — Dividend receipts may take a hit

External debt rises marginally to $113.6 b — Short-term debt up by 3.9 pc to $6.485 b in September quarter

Auto components make robust strides

Govt nod for over 5 lakh additional seats on foreign airlines during open sky policy

Air India to re-enter freight market

In Focus

BHEL Disinvestment
The Yuan Revaluation
Dabhol power regenerated
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Sethusamudram Canal Project
India Inc's overseas acquisition

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Looking back
Dec. 19-Dec. 25
Textile cos make big strides to see new dawn

US equities outlook is weakly positive

Tax planners provide third-best returns

PNB awaiting nod for second public offer — Sees no need for ADR/GDR issues

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