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Ravi Ranjan Prasad
A step to strengthen market integrity

Bringing select stocks under additional surveillance measures (ASM) by market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and stock exchanges adding more stocks under ASM category to fu

Amitava Chakrabarty
Get a guide

Before the launch of Google Maps in 2005, search of any place in India on Google would lead a user to MapmyIndia, where not only cities, towns and villages, but one could zoom to see even a localit

Michael Gonsalves
When spiritual leaders get political

First it was Archbishop Anil Couto of Delhi. Then came the impeccable Julio Ribeiro, former Mumbai police commissioner, DGP Gujarat and Punjab, and ambassador to Romania.

Rajgopal Nidamboor
The essence of reason & truth

Reason, it is rightly said, is a sightless guide. This is simply because it pulls and diverts our attention away from the truth, whatever there is to it, rather than towards it.

Sangeetha G.
Automobile, jewellery demand drive platinum consumption in India

Fresh consumption as well as recycling in the automobile segment is driving platinum demand in India. Even in the jewellery segment, India is the highest growing market for platinum.

Falaknaaz Syed
New RBI norms for credit discipline among big borrowers

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed stipulating a minimum level of ‘loan component’ in fund-based working capital loans for large borrowers.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Cloudy days for farm stocks

As the sowing season is about to start after the timely arrival of monsoon rains, the stock market focus will now shift to agri input stocks like fertilisers and agrochemicals.

Sangeetha G.
High demand, low stocks to keep Mustard prices firm

Mustard meal expo­rts went up by 200 per cent in financial year 2017-18.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Rs 7,000 cr package good, structural issues remain

The Rs 7,000 crore bailout package for the sugar industry has evoked mixed response.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Listed companies may see recovery, clock 17-18% growth in FY19

The Indian economy is on a revival path, which requires companies to tap the market seeking growth capital mostly through institutional placements.

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