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Over the past two months, as stocks have declined, the financial press as come up with a number of reasons why investors should consider avoiding the stock market. So what information should investors
Imagine an investment that can double in value in 5 years while giving you a 12% income stream that has actually grown over time. And what if I told you there are a lot of these investments out there?
The annual “sell in May and go away” period for stocks is nearly upon us, and many investors are worried about Wall Street starting to take profits from the market’s go-go run since November. Me? I’m
The epic battle between Walmart and Amazon is threatening to turn traditional retail industry into a ‘skull island,’ filled with shattered neighborhood stores, changing a decades old culture of shoppi
The continued rally in equities has more firms with market caps above $400B than ever before, leading to speculation we'll soon see a $1 trillion-dollar company. But five tech titans vying for that mi
Gold prices maintained an upward trend for the third day today, by gaining Rs 70 to Rs 29,550 per 10 grams at the bullion market due to firm global cues and increased buying by local jewellers. On ..
The figures – up from £22.5bn for the same period last year – were higher than analysts had predicted, and included a net profit rise from £155m to £561m.
Durant has been appointed to the same role at DFS, replacing Richard Baker, who announced his departure in December after nearly seven years at the furniture firm.
The struggling lender, which received a £46bn Government bailout in 2008, made a £259m profit in the first quarter. This was up from a £968m loss a year earlier.
The company saw £164m wiped off its value after putting forward an alternative to its final salary pension scheme, which it claims has become unaffordable and wants to close.
WPP introduced a less generous payment scheme this year for him after 34 per cent of shareholders refused to back its controversial incentive plan at its AGM last year.
Online sales rose 19.5 per cent in the 12 months to March, so the obvious answer is that consumers are flocking to internet retailers rather than bricks-and-mortar shops.
Shares dropped more than 5 per cent as Jes Staley desperately tried to draw a line under the crisis in which he had sought to uncover the identity of a staff member who criticised him.
Mumbai, 28 AprilJewellers expect Akshaya Tritiya on Friday to be the best they've had since 2013, with demand estimated at 30 per cent higher than last year in volume terms on this auspicious occasion
The Follow Me app will be able to direct customers to a product they want in a store, which they can then scan, using their phone, to see further information such as pricing and videos.
For years now, REITs have paid dividends that are 50 to 100 times what money market funds have paid. But conservative investors have avoided them because of the risk that a sharp rise in interest rate
The initial public offer of educational book publisher S Chand & Company was subscribed 60 times overall on the third and last day, Friday. The company priced its share issue in band of ?660-670,
Barring chana, improved buying support at lower rate lifted prices of the majority of pulse seeds marginally with masur (bold) quoted at ?4,050 a quintal, while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ?3,70.
Spot rubber closed unchanged as most traders preferred to sideline the market on Friday. RSS 4 finished flat at ?140 a kg according to traders and the Rubber Board. The gradequoted steady at ?137 by.
Panic sales in Karnataka has pulled the pepper prices further down on Friday and thus prices dropped by ?3,300 a quintal in a week.Only 10 tonnes from Wayanad and two tonnes from the high ranges we..
South India helped the country’s tea prices to remain above last year in the first quarter of current calendar even as North India posted price loss. In the first quarter of current calendar, South .
The price of the spot turmeric has started decreasing every day. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard, the finger turmeric sold at ?5,339 to 7,152 a quintal, the root variety was s.
With drop in gold prices and Akshaya Tritiya spread over two days, jewellers are hopeful it will translate into better sales.Joseph Prince, Director, Prince Gold and Diamonds India Pvt Ltd, said the
Thermax has bagged export contracts worth $157 million (around ?1,000 crore) from a leading African conglomerate. The heavy electrical equipment giant will supply four utility boilers, eight heat rec
The board of Srikalahasthi Pipes will meet on Saturday to consider raising of funds via issue of securities through public or private placement, including but not limited to qualified institutions p.
Over a dozen firms will announce their results for the quarter and full year ending March 2017 during this extended weekend and on Tuesday. Among them are RBL Bank (on May 2), which will be closely w
Kokuyo Camlin has informed the exchanges that its newly set-up unit — F/8 Addl Patalganga MIDC, Addl Patalganga Panvel Raigarh, Maharashtra, has started commercial production/supply from Friday. Shar
Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers has restarted the operations of ammonia, urea and ABC plants after the annual maintenance activities. Earlier, the company — which had reassessed the capacity of
Hinduja Foundries on Friday said that the National Company Law Tribunal has approved its merger with commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland. “...the National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai, vide their
Brigade Enterprises on Friday said its board has approved the issue price at ?227.50 apiece, which is 5 per cent less than the floor price, to raise up to ?500 crore through private placement of shar
French M&A activity spiraled throughout 1Q17 over mounting uncertainty among worldwide investors as to who will become the country’s next President and the associated risk of Frexit.
Mumbai, 28 AprilJewellers expect Akshaya Tritiya on Friday to be the best they've had since 2013, with demand estimated at 30 per cent higher than last year in volume terms on this auspicious occasion
The rupee lost further ground today and finished lower by 8 paise at 64.24 a dollar on sustained month—end demand for the US currency from importers and banks. Currency traders preferred to stay on..
With lawmakers offering no indication that the BAT is gone for good, retail investors have to be careful to not take their eye off the BAT, at least not yet.
Outlet malls are thriving, and it is unclear how long these popular "treasure hunt" destinations can steer clear of the economic forces that are making things rough for traditional malls and departmen
People have returned to the gold market this year on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, making token purchases and even wedding-related gold purchases. This response is more positive than last year w..
The rupee was trading weak at 64.36 on increased month-end demand for the American currency from importers. Moreover, the US dollar’s gains against other currencies overseas and a weak domestic eq...
Domestic indices ended lower on Friday, retreating from record highs hit this week as investors booked profits ahead of a long weekend, but indexes still posted their biggest weekly gain in six. T...
The initial public offering of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will take “a few months” as co-location issues need to be sorted out, according to SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi. NSE, which had filed its d..
Sepalika.com, a health content platform that supports those looking to reverse chronic health conditions through guidance on lifestyle, dietary supplements and exercise, has raised $750,000 (Rs 4.80
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued fresh notices to some brokers for their alleged involvement in the Rs 5,600-crore NSEL scam and a final decision in this regard will “take some m
Reliance Capital plans to list its housing finance unit — Reliance Home Finance — on the bourses in the first half of the current fiscal, a move expected to unlock value for the existing shareholders
The benchmark Sensex was trading down by nearly 110 points as the May derivatives series began on a sluggish note, tracking a weak trend in global markets. At 2.20 p.m., the 30-share BSE index Sen...
The dollar edged up in Asian trading on Friday but was on track for a losing month against a basket of currencies, while the euro shed some of its monthly gains after the European Central Bank mainta
Supported by a firm trend at the physical market due to ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ buying by participants, silver prices rose 0.38 per cent to Rs 39,820 per kg at the futures trade. Besides, a positive glo...
Gold prices were higher by 0.25 per cent at Rs 28,930 per ten grams at the futures trade today as speculators built up fresh positions, tracking a better trend at the spot market on token purchases b
Supported by a firm trend at the physical markets due to ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ buying by participants, silver prices rose 0.38 per cent to Rs 39,820 per kg at the futures trade. Besides, a positive gl...
Gold was little changed on Friday and poised for the biggest weekly fall in seven weeks as investors sought out higher returns than those from holding the non-interest bearing yellow metal by buying
Taxpayer-owned RBS booked a £259million profit in the first three months of the year, compared with a £968million loss in the same quarter last year.
Expressing satisfaction at the pick-up in corporate debt, SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi has said that the market and commodity regulator is working on more steps to deepen the corporate bond market. "...
The benchmark Sensex was trading down by nearly 150 points as the May derivatives series began on a sluggish note, tracking a weak trend in global markets. At 12.45 p.m., the 30-share BSE index Se...
Crude oil was up 1.14 per cent at Rs 3,183 per barrel at the futures market today as speculators widened their bets, taking positive cues from global markets. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude..
The benchmark Sensex was trading down by over 100 points as the May derivatives series began on a sluggish note, tracking a weak trend in global markets. At 10.30 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sense..
The rupee weakened by 4 paise to 64.20 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market today on increased month-end demand for the American currency from importers. Mo..
9345 • Nifty 50 Futures S1 S2 R1 R2 COMMENT 9300 9250 9380 9420 Consider initiating fresh long positions with a fixed stop-loss if the contract adv...
Oil prices rose on Friday but were still on track for a second straight weekly loss on concerns that an OPEC-led production cut has failed to significantly tighten an oversupplied market. US West ...
Asian stocks slipped on Friday as investors took profits after a strong week, while the Korean won weakened after US President Donald Trump said he would renegotiate or terminate a trade deal with So
Investors with a short-term perspective can consider buying the stock of IDFC at current levels. The stock which was testing a key resistance level of ?59 since early April eventually breached it on.
The Nasdaq Composite ended at a record high on Thursday, boosted by results-related gains in Comcast, PayPal and Intuit, while the S&P 500 and the Dow were little changed. The tech-heavy index...
Kotak Mahindra Bank has entered into an agreement to purchase the entire 26 per cent equity stake held by Old Mutual plc, UK (OM) in Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance for a consideration of Rs
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