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Moneylife Digital Team 03 March 2011
The Indian market has rallied strongly over four days. It may pause now The local market opened in the red as concerns about high crude prices led investors to book profits early in the day, halting the three-day gains. It remained in negative territory for most part of the morning....

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 March 2011
Market participants are concerned that the rise in crude prices will push up inflation leading to higher costs that would threaten profits of manufacturers Markets in Asia settled lower on worries about the Libyan crisis spreading to Iran and Saudi Arabia. This apart, the spurt in prices of...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 March 2011
Nifty may target 5700 and Sensex may hit 18,800 The domestic market opened with decent gains a day after the Union Budget, as investors cheered the proposals for hiking foreign institutional investment (FII) limit and reduction in surcharge on corporate tax. Reacting to these proposals,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 February 2011
The Sensex and Nifty have made higher highs and higher lows for two days. But that says nothing for now The market opened in the green this morning and was range-bound till the time finance minister Pranab Mukherjee began his Budget speech. Early announcements about a strong economy and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 February 2011
Among the mega-cap stocks, the highest post-Budget gainers were ITC and Maruti—only because Budget 2011 has no negatives for them. The rest is a lot of hopes It was a difficult time to present a Budget. Apart from the global political turmoil and the easy money policy of the US (which have...

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Moneylife Digital Team 25 February 2011
A decline of about 9% in US dollar revenues in a buoyant economic environment has come as a surprise, especially when MphasiS, a unit of HP, was on a steady growth path for the last several quarters MphasiS shares tumbled by about 28% to Rs454.10 on Friday following a fall in the first...

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Moneylife Digital Team 25 February 2011
A decline of about 9% in US dollar revenues in a buoyant economic environment has come as a surprise, especially when MphasiS, a unit of HP, was on a steady growth path for the last several quarters MphasiS shares tumbled by about 28% to Rs454.10 on Friday following a fall in the first...

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A few hours before the former telecom minister A Raja was hauled away to jail on television cameras, an insider was telling us how the industry had, in fact, hatched a neat plan to neutralise the entire basis of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) report which put the loot of the nation...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 February 2011
Orchid Chemicals has a chequered past but its fundamentals are good and the stock price has been firm The Indian pharma market, estimated at over Rs1 trillion ($20 billion), is set to flourish, thanks to rising prosperity and population growth. The industry is expected to grow to $40 billion...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 February 2011
Well-run ESAB India is a great long-term buy ESAB India is 55.56% owned by the Sweden-based ESAB group, a leading global name in welding and cutting products. ESAB India’s products are broadly classified into welding consumables, reclamation consumables, arc equipment, industrial gas...

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The events of Egypt and Tunisia have probably shaken up Indian business rather badly; but nobody is saying anything yet. For the past two years, India’s leading businessmen have been quietly telling the world that they are moving their new investments out of India to hedge their bets against...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 February 2011
HEG is worth buying for the medium term In the 10 September 2009 issue, Moneylife had recommended a ‘buy’ on the HEG scrip, on 20%-25% decline (at around Rs215). The scrip was doing badly during 2010, having fallen from Rs410 in December 2009 to Rs200 now. The stock is worth considering from...

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Jawed Habib Akhtar’s ancestors may have been the barbers to Lord Mountbatten and Jawaharlal Nehru, but outside the Page3 community, he was credited with having former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam as a client. It is hard to imagine the scholarly Dr Kalam opting for designer haircuts, but...

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Moneylife Digital Team 23 February 2011
Soaring oil prices could deal a major blow to India which is dependent of imports. The unrest in West Asia and North Africa would also impact domestic companies that have operations in the region, or have sizeable orders from these countries The ongoing political unrest in several parts of...

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China has marketed itself as an ideal place to do business, with light regulations and the world’s lowest-cost labour, that made it into the workshop of the world. But that image is changing as countries like India, Indonesia and even Laos become more attractive China's growth over the past...

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Moneylife Digital Team 15 February 2011
H&M was investigated for making false announcements to influence the stock price and hiding information about acquisition of vMoksha The Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI) of India has finally imposed a Rs50 lakh penalty on controversial Helios and Matheson (H&M) Information Technology,...

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A democratic system of government, if it is successful in taking hold in Egypt, will have to deal with many problems created by the old regime. Two of the most difficult will be reducing subsidies and creating jobs When Hosni Mubarak stepped down as President of Egypt on 11th February, the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 11 February 2011
While the Anil Ambani Group has already sought an investigation by SEBI, stock exchanges and investigating agencies into hammering of its companies' stocks, it said today that it has identified brokers sending mass e-mails/SMS/voice calls with baseless sensational charges against group companies...

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The number of people affected by bad credit scores has been rather thin as more than half the data at the country’s largest bank is rejected by CIBIL’s database because it is incomplete It is 10 years since the Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd (CIBIL) was incorporated. Yet, fewer than 10%...

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