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Monday, January 09, 2006
Commodities (Jan 07)
Gold (per gram) Rs729
Silver (per gram) Rs14.85
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs2806
Markets (January 6)
BSE Sensex9640.29 (+22.55)
S&P CNX Nifty2914 (+14.15)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.53/69.78



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After reaching permissible limit in banking stocks — FIIs find alternative in Benchmark ETF
FOREIGN institutional investors, who have reached the permissible limit in banking stocks, appeared to be tapping alternative bank-specific equity investment schemes. This is evident in the rising corpus of Banking Index Benchmark Exchange ... More

Now, AIR stutters on cricket broadcast
WITH just a few days to go for the India-Pakistan cricket series to begin, not just the telecast rights but negotiations for radio rights too have reached an impasse. The Dubai-based ARY Digital, which holds the radio rights to these matches, ... More

Dun & Bradstreet to pick up 50 pc stake in SME rating agency
SMALL Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and Dun & Bradstreet are launching a joint venture company to help small and medium enterprises access funds in a more streamlined manner. Both the partners will hold a 50 per cent stake in ... More

Mobile ringtone biz goes off tune as piracy creeps in
PIRACY is almost synonymous with the music industry and now it is creeping into the flourishing mobile ringtone segment. Chartbusting music downloads may be bringing in lots of moolah for mobile operators. However, the music industry is now ... More

States vie for a big share of the NRI investment pie
The Secretary General of FICCI, Dr Amit Mitra, said India figures high on investor confidence grades globally and is becoming an attractive destination for foreign direct investment. More

Funds see potential in mid-cap stocks — No hiccups in steady flow of liquidity
The small-cap space, though roaring, is still haunted by corporate governance issues. More

Basics of tax-saving schemes
ELSS as a genre may not translate into 100 per cent happiness. More

IT cos likely to report robust Q3
RIDING high on the outsourcing wave, information technology firms are expected to report a robust growth for the December quarter. The top tier firms, driven by strong volumes, are expected to post a sequential revenue growth of 7 - 12 per ... More

Cold wave may last for two more days
THE existing western disturbance over north Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir has outlasted its tenure, affecting the intensity of the incoming system as well as delaying its entry into India by two days. This will also result in its ... More

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