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Saturday, February 18, 2006
Markets (Feb 17)
BSE Sensex9981.11(-143.19)
S&P CNX Nifty2981.50 (-40.10)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.41/44.54



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Fidelity MF moots `special' equity scheme
FIDELITY Mutual Fund has mooted an equity scheme that will revolve around `special situations'. The proposed Fidelity India Special Situations Fund will invest in undervalued companies keeping in view scenarios that have been described as ... More


Reliance Capital Ventures to list on Feb 21
Reliance Capital Ventures Ltd (RCVL) is to get listed on February 21, a release from Reliance - Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group said here on Friday. This would make RCVL the first among four companies demerged from Reliance Industries to get listed ... More

Govt to list profitable CPSEs on domestic stock exchanges
REAFFIRIMING its decision to abide by the policy articulated in the National Common Minimum Programme, the Minister of State for Finance, Mr S.S. Palanimanickam, today told the Lok Sabha that the Government had decided, in principle, to list ... More


Bear domination
BEARS Dominated over Friday's trading activity. The sentiment reading of the tradable counters remains bearish. Bull pressure on Monday is likely to change the sentiment reading in their favour. On the contrary, the bearish sentiment is likely to ... More


Govt should decide on ownership of stock exchanges: SEBI chief
ASSERTING that entities with "deep pockets" cannot be allowed to buy into stock exchanges in view of the latter's importance in the capital market, the SEBI Chairman, Mr M. Damodaran, on Friday said the Government would have to take a call on ... More


Sensex down 143, slips below 10,000
STOCKS fell on Friday on profit booking and selling by foreign funds with the benchmark BSE Sensex closing below the 10,000-mark at 9981.11 points. The Sensex fell by 143.19 points (1.41 per cent), which is the biggest single day fall in over ... More

Placement talk pushes Adlabs
Adlabs Films Ltd counter witnessed huge buying interest on Friday, following the market talk that the company was planning to place a part of its equity with some investors at a good premium on the current market price, dealers said. When ... More

Zee gains on cricket buzz
Shares of Zee Telefilms rose on Friday on buzz that the company was expected to clinch the cricket telecast. On Friday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had given the production rights to Nimbus Communications. Nimbus is expected ... More


Fidelity stake up at 5.03 pc in Satyam
FIDELITY International has informed the National Stock Exchange that funds under the management of FMR Corp and its direct and indirect subsidiaries and Fidelity International Ltd currently hold about 5.03 per cent equity in Satyam Computer ... More


Quantum AMC bid to reach more investors
QUANTUM Asset Management Company Pvt Ltd, the new entrant in the domestic mutual fund segment, is adopting a `first of its sort' strategy for reaching out to investors in its new fund offer. The strategy, which is aimed at reducing ... More


SEBI debars Warner Multimedia, 12 entities
IN yet another crackdown on share price manipulation, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has debarred Warner Multimedia Ltd along with 12 other related entities for rigging the share prices of Warner Multimedia. In its order dated ... More


Markets may see some nervousness after Budget: DSP Merrill
MR Jyotivardhan Jaipuria of DSP Merrill Lynch believes that Post-Budget, markets may witness some nervousness. Mr Jaipuria further says that global liquidity may tighten, and some amount of money may flow out of emerging markets. There have ... More


Sensex plunges into sub-10,000 territory
THE dalliance with the five-figure Sensex came to an end, as markets slid sharply, after a few days of lacklustre price trends. Chartists have been highlighting the likelihood of a deep correction to the bullish phase of the past few months. Is ... More


Numaligarh Refinery mulls Rs 800-cr IPO — Final decision in four months
NUMALIGARH Refinery Ltd (NRL) is actively considering coming out with a Rs 700-800-crore IPO. The company, a BPCL (62 per cent) subsidiary, is already discussing the issue prospects with merchant bankers. A final decision on the offering and the ... More

IPO scam: Govt firm on punishing guilty
THE Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, on Friday said the Government and SEBI would take more action in the next few days against those involved in the recent multiple account demat scam in initial public offerings . "We are determined to ... More


Basel compliance requirements — More PSBs to tap capital market
The implementation of the Basel guidelines would enhance the risk capital requirements for the banking sector. Another factor to note is the high non-food credit growth. More
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