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Ritwik Mukherjee
Guar gram prices may rise on exports demand

After hitting a six-year-low exports of guar gum in the rupee value terms rebounded in FY18 on renewed demand, especially from the US and Norway.

Rajiv Nagpal
Let long positions be, with stop loss

After swinging between despair and hopes for many weeks, the Nifty finally stayed stable last week, closing with gains on all the five trading sessions.

Rajiv Nagpal
Time to take contrarian bets?

Despite the scare over the weekend, when the Dow Jones average slipped sharply and everyone expected the Indian market to come under pressure, call option buyers had the last laugh.

Arun Kejriwal
The uptrend has just begun

The  Indian market gained for the third consecutive week and is seem to be on an up-move but for any knee-jerk reaction to the firing of missiles in Syria.

Sangeetha G.
India to rank among top 5 cosmetics markets

By 2025, India will become one of the top-five global markets for cosmetics, finds a study. The market is expected to more than triple to $20 billion by then, growing at a CAGR of 25 per cent.

Nirbhay Kumar
Close eye on flagship schemes as govt gets battle ready for 2019

Gearing up for general elections next year, the Modi government will appoint nodal officers in every nook and corner of the country to monitor implementation of its seven flagship welfare schemes.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Number of retail investors in SBI jumps, stock hits 52-week low

Retail investors are back in the market, which has seen a correction of around 10 per cent in January–March quarter.

Subhash Narayan
Government tweaks production sharing contracts mid-way, oil & gas reform hit

In a severe jolt to ambitious plans of reducing crude oil imports by 10 per cent by 2022 by enhancing indigenous production of petroleum products, the government has decided to change the terms of

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: Welfare but not divisiveness

The Supreme Court’s refusal to stay its March 20 order rectifying certain provisions of the SC&ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 – amidst an extremely violent agitation set off by the oppo

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Symbols of a divide

It needs powerful symbols to anger, or to keep the peace.

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