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Tuesday, February 19, 2008
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Commodities (Feb 18)
Gold (per gram) Rs1080
Silver (per gram) Rs24.20
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs3,755
Markets (Feb. 18)
BSE Sensex18048.05 (-67.20)
S&P CNX Nifty5276.90 (-26)
US Dollar39.79 (+0.10)

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Coal India plans global bids to develop, operate mines
Tenders for private participation in washery by March More

Reliance Power gets a boost
The share price of Reliance Power surged 7.66 per cent on BSE following the company’s Sunday announcement of a bonus issue of shares to non-promoter shareholders. But investor enthusiasm still couldn’t carry it past the original ... More

Four cos to run 80% of rail kiosks
Balan Natural, Surya Agro beat F&B biggies in the bidding race More

Bhave takes charge as SEBI Chairman
Mumbai, Feb. 18 Mr C.B. Bhave took charge as Chairman of SEBI on Monday. Mr Bhave who has been appointed for a three-year term, was Chairman and Managing Director of the National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL). Mr M. Damodaran ... More

Walt Disney investing Rs 805 cr in UTV
Mumbai, Feb. 18 Walt Disney has offered to invest Rs 805 crore to increase its stake to 32.1 per cent in media and entertainment company UTV. The California-based family entertainment and media enterprise, at present, has 13.7 per cent stake ... More

Unveil your dream Budget 2008
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IT tremors… but not yet an earthquake

PSU oil firms prepare to invest surplus in equity oriented MFs
ONGC submits policy framework; IOC working on draft More

‘Miners blending high grade ore with low grade’
Steel Ministry wants to shift from fixed duty to ad valorem system More

Logan’s petrol variant sees spurt in sales
Esteem phase-out spikes demand More

Coal Ventures completes due diligence of 2 Mozambique blocks
Global investment banker to be appointed soon More

Pvt equity majors line up slew of mezzanine funds for Indian market
These funds seen gaining favour with mid-cap firms More

Duty hike on imported gold will yield Rs 800 cr
Mumbai, Feb 8 With the Union Budget barely days away and Government facing a stringent financial condition to support projects of critical importance, here is an opportunity to raise a substantial amount of revenue – as much as Rs 800 ... More

Fab City project attracts 7 firms, $7 b investments
Response to semiconductor policy remarkable: Jairam Ramesh More

Bharti overtakes BSNL in NLD segment
3-way fight for the international long distance segment More

Bt factor, a reason for higher cotton output
Better yield in first-flush seen a prime factor: Expert More

TODAY'S PICK[Latest Today's pick audio]
National Aluminium Co (Rs 389.10): Buy
We recommend a buy in National Aluminium Company (Nalco) from a short-term perspective. From the charts of Nalco it is evident that the stock has been on a long-term uptrend from its August 2007 low of Rs 237. However, in the medium-term the ... More

Day Trading Guide
The stock is testing the 50-day moving average at Rs 1,224. Fresh longs can be initiated if the stock moves above Rs 1,224 level. Infosys The stock has been range-bound between Rs 1,500 and Rs 1,600 for the ... More

Strong demand, asset growth buoy oil service stocks
Long-term contract rate for rigs remain firm More

FII holdings value up Rs 2 lakh cr in end-December
Chennai, Feb. 18 According to SEBI data, net FII purchases dwindled from Rs 32,000 crore between July and September 2007 to Rs 20,000 crore in the October-December quarter. However, the value of FII holdings in S&P CNX 500 stocks rose from ... More

Bonus sweetener from Reliance Power
Just a return of premium More

MCX stake sale may enable product cross listing
NYSE Euronext (NYX) taking a 5 per cent stake in India’s leading commodity exchange, the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is a strategic move by the exchange to increase its existing products as well as to expand geographical presence. ... More

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