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Moneylife Digital Team 20 April 2011
The market took support around the level suggested yesterday (5,770 on the Nifty) and rebounded on higher volumes. Expect a couple of days of rally Pinning its hopes on the government's forecast of a normal monsoon this year and taking a cue from early gains in the Asian markets, the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 April 2011
The "statistics" are not even of any significance. Based on one day’s data, the BSE yesterday claimed to be the No. 1 exchange! Today it is back to reality The Bombay Stock Exchange's (BSE) turnover in the cash segment yesterday suddenly hit a record-breaking high of around Rs12,832 crore,...

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William Gamble William Gamble 18 April 2011
From rabid football fans to crazed nationalists, or religious fanatics, sometimes the need to be part of the group can strip us of our reason and force us to make some very irrational decisions. This is especially true of investors English has a number of expressions for following crowds....

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Moneylife Digital Team 15 April 2011
Watch whether today's lows are breached on Monday Nervousness ahead of Infosys' quarterly results and inflation numbers for March led to a lower opening for the Indian market, which resumed trade after a day's break yesterday. The Sensex was 27 points down to 19,670 and the Nifty shaved...

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Moneylife Digital Team 11 April 2011
The Sensex may go down to 18,700 and the Nifty to 5,600. Also, watch if the indices trade above their previous day's high for a reversal The market opened in the red, tracking a downward trend in the Asian markets and speculation that the country's industrial output data, which was to be...

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William Gamble William Gamble 11 April 2011
Regulators and regulations are usually hijacked by influential industries and individuals they are meant to regulate and with damaging consequences. Now, that appears to be changing slowly The paradox of the law is that it can be used to either extend or limit power. Like laws, regulations...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 07 April 2011
SAT orders have exposed SEBI’s caprice Several orders of the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) have begun to expose the capriciousness of the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) dealings with intermediaries and investors. A glaring example was a recent appeal by accounting...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 April 2011
The Sensex has to break out above 19,800 and the Nifty above 5,950. If this doesn't happen over the next few days, a decline is on the cards The market opened flat, tracking the mixed bias in the Asian region. The Sensex opened at 19,621, nine points up from its previous close, while...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 April 2011
As Moneylife has been pointing out, chasing Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) after they are listed is usually a losing proposition for investors Initial public offerings (IPOs) seem profitable only...

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A shareholder’s bitter experience with Hindusthan Development Corporation Ltd In December 2005, Vishwanath Poddar, a Kolkata-based investor, filed an application under the RTI (Right to Information) Act seeking a copy of the legal opinion, if obtained, and the decision taken on his request to...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 07 April 2011
Demat may be a boon for traders, but for small investors it’s expensive Paperless trading and dematerialised trading are undoubtedly a boon for secondary market traders, because it ensures clean and efficient transfer and delivery of shares. However, in the 15 years since the National...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 April 2011
With a strong presence in engines, Greaves has bucked the downtrend in the capital goods sector We had written about Greaves Cotton (GCL) in Moneylife (issue dated 14 January 2010). At that point, we had recommended buying the stock at around Rs46. Currently, the stock is trading at around...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 April 2011
Natural gas will fuel vital sectors of India’s economy. And GSPL is well poised to tap into this sector We had written about Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL) in our ‘Cover Story’ (Moneylife, 19 November 2009). At that time, the stock was trading at around Rs79. (Currently, the stock price is...

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 April 2011
Expect Sensex to touch 20,000 and Nifty to touch 6,000 The domestic market opened higher after taking a breather on Friday, supported by positive global cues. The Sensex opened 54 points higher at 19,474 and the Nifty at 5,842, up 16 points over its previous close. Auto, IT, metals and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2011
In a remarkable show of strength, the Nifty and the Sensex hold onto almost the entire gains of the week As expected, the market took a breather today after recording gains for eight days in a row. The Sensex opened 18 points higher at 19,463 and the Nifty was up by just a point at...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2011
Under sectoral regulator FMC norms, the anchor investor, Financial Technologies is required to reduce its stake to 26% from the present 31.18%, which it has declared to achieve through the IPO. MCX also announced that it will be appointing a former High Court Judge as an Exchange Ombudsman...

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Moneylife Digital Team 31 March 2011
Expecting a correction has been futile, but there is hardly any record of the market rising for a 9th day in a row Joining in India’s celebrated semi-final win in the Cricket World Cup last night, the market continued its gaining spree for yet another day. The Sensex opened 50 points...

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Sharad Matade 31 March 2011
The company relisted in September last year, but registrars repeatedly put off dematerialising shares on excuse of faulty master data. Investors demand investigation into alleged manipulation Many small retail investors of Jay Energy & S Energies Ltd are struggling to dematerialise their...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 March 2011
In the face of high oil prices and subdued expectations of economic growth, stock prices have been exceptionally strong. But the real test of the upmove will be after Thursday The upmove in the Indian market continued today with the Sensex opening at 19,179, 58 points above its previous...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 March 2011
The real test for the market will be after Thursday The Sensex opened at 18,950, up seven points from its previous close and the Nifty resumed trade this morning unchanged at 5,687. The benchmarks touched the day's lows soon after the opening bell, but resumed their upward move on...

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