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Friday, December 02, 2005
Commodities (December 02)
Gold (per gram) Rs699
Silver (per gram) Rs14.40
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs2584
Markets (December 02 - 14.50 IST)
BSE Sensex8962.53(+17.75)
S&P CNX Nifty2694.00 (+6)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)46.19/46.20



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Zee to telecast Sri Lanka test matches
THE winds of change in cricketing affairs are already evident within two days of Mr Sharad Pawar and his team taking charge of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). In a reversal of the earlier stand under Mr Jagmohan Dalmiya, the ... More

Govt clears Nokia's SEZ proposal
THE Finance Ministry has given the nod to Finnish telecom major Nokia for setting up a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu for manufacturing telecom equipment and mobile handsets. Highly-placed government officials told ... More

Siemens bets on India for Asian growth
THE German multinational Siemens AG, which has identified India as the group's key growth market for Asia, said on Thursday it will augment its manufacturing facilities in the country. This includes setting up of a transformer factory at Kalwa ... More

Stocks recover smartly on renewed FII support
STOCK prices made a smart recovery on Thursday on renewed buying by domestic and foreign investors on the back of better-than-expected economic growth figures. The benchmark BSE-30 index jumped by 155.97 points (1.77 per cent) to close at ... More

Insurance companies may be allowed pension biz under existing entity
THE door is still open for Indian life insurance companies to enter the pension sector without the need to float a separate outfit for managing pension funds. The interim Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) is looking at ... More

`India very high on Microsoft priorities' — Bill Gates coming next week
MR Bill Gates, Chairman and Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Corporation, will be visiting India for four days starting December 6. This is his fourth visit to India. The itinerary covers meetings with key government officials, business ... More

Wipro opens hub for remote services in Bangalore
WIPRO Technologies opened a Global Command Centre (GCC), a hub for its remote infrastructure management services (IMS), in Bangalore on Thursday. The company has invested over Rs 22.5 crore in GCC, which provides customers a secured managed ... More

It pays to invest in resume
NEED a winning resume fast? Get your world-class resume written in 48 hours, says a banner in a leading jobs portal. Perfect for the urgent interview, the service from a specialised panel of resume writers would cost Rs 2,500, the site ... More

Cyclone `Baaz' may break out of jam to make landfall
TROPICAL cyclone Baaz refused to do the weatherman's bidding on Thursday as a combination of factors forced it to extend the vigil over the southwest Bay of Bengal waters for the better part of the last 24 hours. Forecasts by various models ... More

Firm price, higher dispatches push cement stocks up
THE cement stocks are moving up on hopes of higher sales figures for November, which is expected shortly. According to industry sources, both volumes and prices have firmed up during the past month. In the western region, the price rise was ... More

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