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Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Markets (December 05 - 15.30 IST)
BSE Sensex8823.31(-138.30)
S&P CNX Nifty2660.50 (-37.45)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)46.29/46.42



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FMCG funds top list of performers, gilts at bottom
WITH the calendar year drawing to a close, it seems that short-term gilt funds are set to end up at the bottom of the heap, while on the equity side, petro funds will surely close the 12-month period with the least impressive performance. The ... More


Punj Lloyd issue buoys Indbank's fortunes
INDBANK Merchant Banking Services Ltd hit the upper circuit on Monday at Rs 8.93 with bids in waiting for over 1.13 lakh shares (total traded shares were 12,218) and not without good reasons. On Friday, Punj Lloyd announced the price band for ... More

Bombay Rayon closes higher than issue price
BOMBAY Rayon, which listed on Monday on the stock exchanges, closed at Rs 83.50 on the NSE and at Rs 83.15 on the BSE, substantially higher than its issue price of Rs 70. The Rs 10-face value stock, which had opened at Rs 80 and Rs 82.30 ... More


Bear domination
MONDAY'S trading activity witnessed bear domination. The sentiment reading of the tradable counters turned neutral. Bear domination on Tuesday is likely to change the sentiment reading in their favour. On the contrary, it is likely to turn ... More


Sensex drops 138 on profit-booking
SHARE prices dropped on Monday following profit booking and worries over lower foreign fund inflows into the country in the wake of weakening rupee. The benchmark BSE 30 index fell by 138.30 points (1.54 per cent) from Friday's close to 8823.31 ... More

Brand talk adds fuel in Godfrey Phillips
GODFREY Phillips has moved up by 31 per cent in the last one week and 53 per cent in the last one month. In a weak market on Monday, the stock moved up by around 2 per cent to close at Rs 1,611. Dalal Street is agog with rumours about the ... More

Indian equities find their way into global funds' portfolio
INDIAN equities are finding more place in global funds, which are usually meant for investments in the developed markets. Indian equities, which begun graduating into diversified non-emerging market funds on the basis of Morgan Stanley Capital ... More


SC refuses to stay SAT order on UBS Securities
THE Supreme Court on Monday declined to stay that portion of the order passed by the Securities Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai, reversing an order of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) banning trading activities by UBS Securities Asia ... More

Taib Bank told to stop trading for UAE sub-account
THE capital market regulator SEBI has directed Taib Bank, a SEBI registered FII, to stop trading in the Indian security market on behalf of its sub-account Jermyn Capital LLC, a UAE based entity. SEBI has also asked the FII to furnish ... More


FMCG stocks shine in bearish condition
AFTER an interesting week of highs, the markets started the week on a bearish note. The Sensex shed 138 points to close at 8,823.3 points. In a rather bearish overall market, the FMCG stocks had a good show. Led by the big daddy, HLL, ... More


PVR plans to expand presence in Mumbai
PVR Ltd, which is entering the capital market with its initial public offer, has said that its business is dependent on the popularity of the films it exhibits. "From time to time, the film industry fails to produce blockbuster films with ... More


ICICI Bank's public issue subscribed 1.86 times
Maximum bids were offered at Rs 505 per share. The bank had a price band of Rs 505-545 a share for its public issue of shares through the book-building route. The bank is raising Rs 5,750 crore (including a green-shoe option of Rs 750 crore) from ... More
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