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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Commodities (Aug 21 at close)
Gold (per gram) Rs882
Silver (per gram) Rs20.60
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs3,365
Markets (August 21)
BSE Sensex11511.68(+45.96)
S&P CNX Nifty3366 (+9.25)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)46.49

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Govt set for face-off with Sterlite on Balco stake sale
Law Minister sees the issue headed for arbitration More

Deutsche Bank, ADM Capital, WL Ross offer funds to SPIC

Speed Post cuts tariff in bid to beat pvt couriers
Letters weighing up to 50 gm to cost Rs 25 More

Panel recommends octroi abolition in Maharashtra
Profession tax in municipalities, additional VAT, property tax hike mooted More

Jet Airways takes King Khan on board
Bid to make use of actor's popularity to enhance image More

Kharif oilseeds acreage down by over 10 lh
Nafed could still play saviour with its huge mustard stocks More

FIIs, MFs investments picking up, post-crash
`Matured' investors help MFs stay positive More

Tea Board irked by Pepsi's ad
Pesticide residue in soft drinks, tea More

Satyam plans expansion; may raise $100 m capex
Eyes small boutique cos with specialised skills More

Airtel ties up with Microsoft to offer MS Office on mobile
On latest HP I-Paq, I-Mate handsets only More

TRAI not to intervene in SMS tariffs
Expresses concern over high charges of premium messages More

Revamp talk pushes up Balaji Amines
Despite sanctions imposed against it by the US in July, the stock of Balaji Amines has been gaining strength on the bourses. It has gained around 73 per cent month-on-month and 34 per cent week-on-week. The counter ended 14.21 per cent higher on ... More

KEI Ind: Up on equity dilution talk
The stock of cable power company KEI Industries has appreciated by 42 per cent month-on-month on the BSE. The counter, which ended about 2 per cent higher on Monday at Rs 307.70 on the BSE, has gained almost 14 per cent week-on-week. Dealers ... More

Mid & small-caps maintain winning momentum
The markets closed on a positive note as mid- and small-cap stocks continued to gain for the third straight week. Sixty-six per cent of the stocks advanced in BSE-100 and BSE-200 indicating more action in small- and mid-cap stocks. Most of the ... More

Monsoon to weaken after Aug 26
The weakening trend of monsoon will become more pronounced after August 26, ending a period of almost two months when an active monsoon chose to bear it down heavily on Central and Peninsular India in total disregard to spatial and temporal ... More

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