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Moneylife Digital Team 09 February 2011
Indraprastha Gas has enjoyed secular growth In the 4 December 2008 issue, Moneylife had recommended a ‘buy’ for Indraprastha Gas (IGL) scrip (at around Rs92) and to hold it for steady long-term gains. The stock has reached around Rs328 on 21 January 2011. The stock has delivered great returns....

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William Gamble William Gamble 07 February 2011
In Asia, families control almost two-thirds of the biggest 1,000 companies. These firms exert considerable influence in economies. But while family-owned businesses can do very well, minority shareholders usually take second place to the demands of the family One of the most acute observations...

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Moneylife Digital Team 03 February 2011
Revenues and operating profit of 582 companies have witnessed 21% growth in their recent quarterly performance The Indian equity markets have been on a shaky ground of late and only a substantial improvement in the earnings growth of India Inc would cause a shift in the sentiment of investors.

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 February 2011
The Indian manufacturing sector expanded month-on-month in January, according to the HSBC Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index. And yet, the Sensex and the Nifty are down 12% in January. Are investors overreacting to fears of interest rate hikes and a possible slowdown? The HSBC Markit Purchasing...

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Moneylife Digital Team 31 January 2011
Watch whether the Nifty trades above Monday's high. If so, we could see a rally till 5,700 and thereafter to 5,800 The market opened with a deep cut this morning, worried that the strife in Egypt could have global repercussions, impacting trade and commerce. Its impact was beginning to...

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William Gamble William Gamble 31 January 2011
The simple truth is that governments are playing a far greater role in the global financial system than ever before. The sorry part is that they are acting badly by distorting markets and information. In short, they are acting just like governments Economists and financial analysts use tools...

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Moneylife Digital Team 31 January 2011
The Indian market is likely to open on a cautious note on global concerns. The geo-political tensions in Egypt pulled the US markets down on Friday, resulting in the biggest one-day loss in nearly six months. Rioting in Egypt also led to a week opening of the Asian markets on Monday. The SGX...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 January 2011
Pessimism is rife. That's why a bounce is likely The market ended lower in the holiday-shortened week (ending 28th January) on persistent weakness from the domestic arena, fuelled by the rate-tightening move by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), rise in weekly food inflation numbers and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 January 2011
The domestic market is likely to open range-bound on tepid cues from the global arena. The US markets closed with marginal gains on Thursday on mixed economic news while the Asian pack is largely in the red in early trade on Friday as investors were jittery ahead of earnings reports from...

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Moneylife Digital Team 27 January 2011
Next support is at 18,500 on the Sensex and 5,550 on the Nifty The market opened higher on better-than-expected quarterly data announced by some corporates and optimism from the Asian markets. The banking sector, which was the top loser on Tuesday, witnessed some buying in early trade....

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SuchetaDalal 27 January 2011
A deal on the transmission towers business will intensify speculation about the further ties between the two ‘Reliance’ groups Just five years after the hoopla over its new brand identity, Anil Ambani’s latest modification to the corporate name is certain to trigger confusion (among investors...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 27 January 2011
When is the last time that SEBI has bothered to hold a discussion on how to make PMS fairer and more transparent for investors? The Rs400-crore fraud by Shivraj Puri, a relationship manager at Citibank, ought to be a wake-up call for Indian regulators. One of the victims has attempted to...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 27 January 2011
Contrary to what has been reported, according to a Supreme Court order, Sahara will have to share information with SEBI The shadowy Sahara group made quite a splash when it belligerently reacted to SEBI’s order barring the group from raising funds. It issued colloquially-worded media...

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Moneylife Digital Team 27 January 2011
Hindustan Unilever gains 9%, Aarti Industries rises 5%, while Asian Paints declines 1% Gainers: FMCG company Hindustan Unilever (HUL) is planning to sell its training centre property at Worli, Mumbai and shifting the centre from south Mumbai to suburban Andheri. HUL’s previous headquarters...

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Moneylife Digital Team 27 January 2011
Lupin gains 8%, Sun Pharma rises 6% while Power Finance Corporation declines 8% Gainers: Pharmaceutical company Lupin has entered into a five-year supply agreement with Farmanguinhos, Brazil’s largest healthcare public sector undertaking (PSU) and the health department of the government of...

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Moneylife Digital Team 27 January 2011
Dish TV soars 5%, while Oriental Bank of Commerce declines 8% Gainers: Direct-to-home services provider Dish TV India has signed a contract for additional transponders on Asiasat and Antriksh. With this, its total transmission bandwidth stands increased from 432MHz to 648MHz. The increased...

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