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Saturday, January 21, 2006
Markets (January 20)
BSE Sensex9520.96 (+71.12)
S&P CNX Nifty2900.95 (+30.10)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.20/44.33



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A legacy of arrears that the economy hauls hard
"OLD TIME, in whose banks we deposit our notes, is a miser who always wants guineas for groats," says Oliver Wendell Holmes. "He keeps all his customers still in arrears by lending them minutes and ... More


IIMs on a leash
THE Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister, Mr Arjun Singh, has called a meeting of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in New Delhi, on February 1, "to discuss issues of autonomy and measures needed to further strengthen them". ... More


A second Earth needed to sustain India and China
Do you know that India and China have as much population as that of "the next 20 largest countries combined"? Or that "some 80 per cent of the companies in Wal-Mart's database of suppliers are now Chinese"? China and India are the focus of State of t he World 2006 and China and India: Towards Global Economic Supremacy? Two power reads for the weekend to celebrate the `arrival to adulthood' of two big economic populated nations, says D. Murali. More


Siemens up on stock split news
SHARES of Siemens Ltd rose by over 10 per cent on Friday on stock split buzz. On the BSE, the shares closed at Rs 4,102.80, up by 10.66 per cent compared with Thursday's close of Rs 3,707.50. The company later informed the stock exchanges that ... More


Rally continues for second day
THE markets rallied for the second successive day, with the Sensex gaining 71.12 points (or 0.75 per cent) to settle at 9,520.96 points. Unlike the rampaging bulls seen on Thursday's trading, the markets remained relatively subdued, though in the ... More

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