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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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Moneylife Digital Team 28 March 2011
Sensex and Nifty poised to give up some gains after a sustained five-day rally   A minor contraction in the Asian markets in morning trade saw the Indian market open lower. The Sensex opened 16 points down at 18,800 and the Nifty was off by nine points at 5,645. Select buying soon lifted...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 24 March 2011
Four earlier joint parliamentary committees have served no purpose  Most people forget that we have had four joint parliamentary committees (JPCs) in the past 30 years and each of them has been virtually useless. The first was in 1987 to investigate the Bofors gun scandal; the second and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 March 2011
Despite three days of gains, and a strong rebound in commodities and foreign markets, its not yet clear which way the market is headed Adding to the gains accrued in the previous session, the Indian market opened in the positive terrain influenced by optimism in the global arena. The...

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Rahul Sonthalia 24 March 2011
Reliance Communications (RCom) is one of the stocks that are probably most widely held by retail/HNI investors. They should give up hope now From a high of Rs844 that it hit in January 2008, Reliance Communications (RCom) has crashed to below Rs75 in March 2011. A lot of retail investors are...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 24 March 2011
Finance ministry and health ministry need to ensure that people get affordable quality healthcare  A service tax on health check-ups and diagnostic tests and on hospitals with central air-conditioning and over 25 beds is just the kind of proposal that would trigger evasion strategies rather...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 24 March 2011
Framing appropriate regulation is essential to protect senior citizens The need to anticipate and frame appropriate regulation in an area that concerns senior citizens is urgent—the nascent boom in retirement homes for senior citizens. These are meant for affluent seniors who have the means...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 March 2011
The key strength of the company is mint-derivatives—it is one of the largest exporters of these products Chandigarh-based Surya Pharmaceutical manufactures and markets active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) or bulk drugs, drug formulations and bulk intermediates. It has six manufacturing...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 March 2011
Market dominance, high return and low valuation make for an attractive buy SRF is the dominant manufacturer of tyre cord fabrics used in tyres of every means of transport—from bicycles to heavy vehicles. The company’s textiles division also manufactures belting fabrics and coated fabrics....

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Moneylife Digital Team 23 March 2011
After two days of decline the market rallied but it is still in no man's land The market opened flat with a negative bias, following a weakening trend in Asian markets, on concerns over the effect of high crude prices on the economy. The Sensex opened 16 points lower at 17,972 and the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 March 2011
The company’s board of directors approved a scheme to demerge its oil business into a separate entity called Nagarjuna Oil Refinery. However, this has made minority shareholders of the company unhappy due to the proposed share swap formula, which they feel is in favour of the promoters....

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 March 2011
A couple of days of strength may be misleading The domestic market opened in positive territory on support from its Asian peers, which were in the green in morning trade. The Sensex opened 106 points higher at 17,985 and the Nifty was up 35 points at 5,409, this morning. The indices...

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