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More material disclosure vital
SOMETHING is wrong with the rules of public disclosure of price-sensitive information involving listed corporations. This is the lesson from the controversy over Videsh Sanchar Nigam's (VSNL) proposed investment in Tata TeleServices — the ... More

EYE ON THE MARKET


Tata Teleservices investment: What's in it for VSNL shareholders?
A VERITABLE storm has been kicked up by the decision of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd — now under the control and management of the Tata group — to invest Rs 1,200 crore in Tata Teleservices. Much of the focus has been on the fact that a ... More

TAKING COUNT


Lower interest rates leave stocks untouched
IN the last decade, the economy has undergone several important structural changes. The stock market faithfully reflected such changes in the prices of stocks. However, an important dynamic change has happened in the last couple of years the ... More

SIMPLE ECONOMICS


Securitising credit card receivables
STANDARD Chartered Grindlays is reportedly looking to securitising its credit card receivables. How are credit card receivables securitised? Securitisation means issuing securities backed by some collateral. In credit-card receivables ... More

TAX TALK


Service tax, PPF and standard deduction
WILL service tax paid on medical insurance premium qualify for deduction under Section 80D? T. Hari Ramanan Reply It appears that the service tax paid on the medical insurance premium will ... More

KNOW YOUR LAWS


  • Wills: Procedure and requirements

    IN FOCUS


    Corporate India: Not `capital'
    CORPORATE India has been going through a tough phase. With the downtrend in the economy persisting, earnings and profitability have been hit. But companies also have to worry about their capital structure. With the equity market rocked by ... More

    FD WATCH


    Kotak Mahindra Finance: Creditworthy
    WITH interest rates ruling weak, the options in fixed income programmes are getting rather limited. In this backdrop, the fixed deposit programme of Kotak Mahindra Finance could be a good option for investors with a low-to-medium risk profile. ... More

    FUND WATCH


    US-64: Repurchase by UTI in June too
    THE Unit Trust of India (UTI) has extended the repurchase facility under the Special Liquidity Package for US-64 to June 22. The book closure will be between June 24 and 30. The repurchase price applicable for June is Rs 10.90 per unit. The daily ... More

    COMMENT


    Ads should tell the real story
    THE changes effected by Securities Exchange Commission of the US to rules governing advertisements by mutual funds are interesting and revealing. Interesting aspects of the amendment relate to:
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    More material disclosure vital

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