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Stock market volatility may continue for some more time: SEBI

Feb 10 2018

Stock market volatility "may continue" for some more time due to global factors, securities market regulator SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi said here.

Long-awaited market correction finally in full swing

Feb 06 2018

The correction will continue to take place until equity returns balance out with bond yields. That should imply a sustained downward trend in the stock markets.

Initial revenue sacrifice to increase GST compliance: Adhia

Feb 05 2018

Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today that while implementing GST, the government has sacrificed revenue in the hope that compliance would improve in the future.

Ujjwala scheme expands ambit to take 8 cr poor women for LPG

Feb 01 2018

Arun Jaitley today raised the target of beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme to 8 crore, besides proposing lowering female employees' provident fund contribution to 8%.

Indian economy to grow at 8.5 pc in FY19: Power Min

Feb 01 2018

India’s economy would grow at 8.5% next fiscal and the 7.5% growth projection by economists is on the “conservative side”, RK Singh said.

'Suggested judicial reforms despite warning to stay clear of it'

Jan 30 2018

Subramanian has said that he ventured into the judicial domain, suggesting various reforms, notwithstanding the warnings to stay clear of the judiciary.

Stock prices need to be backed by economic growth, says CEA

Jan 30 2018

Elevated stock prices are a matter of concern and could correct sharply if they are not backed by growth, requiring "heightened vigilance", CEA said.

India Inc cheers Survey, calls for focus on human capital

Jan 29 2018

India pitched for focus on rapidly improving human capital and agricultural productivity to sustain the economic growth trajectory.

Banks reluctant to lend to realty sector on rising NPA: Survey

Jan 29 2018

The survey also expressed concern over rising NPAs of individual housing loan portfolios of PSBs and HFCs.

1 or 2 states may roll out universal income in two yrs: CEA

Jan 29 2018

Subramanian expressed hope that at least one or two states will implement the idea of universal basic income (UBI) in the next two years.

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Ultratech Cement leads race to take over Binani Cement

Offers around Rs 6,200 cr, 20% stake in co to unsecured financial creditors

Dalmia Bharat offers Rs 6,300 Cr

Dalmia seen to lose as UltraTech offering equity stake to creditors

Final decision on winner to be ratified by NCLT

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4 companies put in bids for 9 operational national highways under ‘toll-operate-transfer’ model

Brookfield Asset mgmt, Macquarie, IRB Infra and Roadis- NIIF are cos in fray

NHAI hopes to generate more than Rs 6000 cr Under TOT model

auction will involve five highways running across Andhra Pradesh and four in Gujarat
total length of these highways is just under 700 km

Successful bidder to get toll collection rights for 30 years


Ministry of Commerce recommended Central Govt Anti dumping duty on Dimethylacetamide

Recommend duty for 5 Yrs on DMAC originating from China and Turkey


Co bags Rajasthan Project

Received a LOI to construct, own, operate and maintain Fatehgarh-Bhadla transmission project in Rajasthan

Received LOI from PFC Consulting Ltd, an arm of Power Finance Corporation

With this project, ATL will strengthen its existing presence in Rajasthan with 2 operational transmission projects and 4 under construction assets

On completion of this acquisition cumulative transmission network will reach 12000 ckt kms, out of which ~9000 ckt kms under operation

Transformation capacity of ATL will also increase to 19,300 MVA from 35 substations


To be out of F&O if it does not declare quarterly results by March 1

All existing F&O contracts will expire on March 28

No fresh contracts will be available if the firm fails to submit results for quarters ended September and December 2017 by March 1

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