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Well-endowed pension fund can help capital market growth: SEBI chief

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) — As India does not have too many large domestic institutional investors, a well-endowed domestic... (more...)

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Subdued quarterly earnings likely to weigh heavy on equities markets (Market Outlook)

Subdued quarterly earnings likely to weigh heavy on equities markets (Market Outlook) Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) — Lack... (more...)

Negative global and local cues dip the markets for third straight week (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) — Negative geo-political cues, coupled with expectations of subdued fourth quarter earnings... (more...)

Indian food additives market to grow 12 percent CAGR

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) — The growing demand for ready-to-eat food products coupled with rising preference for natural... (more...)

World stock markets down on weak economic data, Wall Street dive

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World stock markets and the dollar slid Thursday, battered by weak economic data and tensions in the... (more...)

Asian stock markets down on weak economic data, Wall Street dive

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Asian stock markets mostly fell Thursday, battered by weak U.S. economic data, tensions in the Middle... (more...)

Asian stock markets down on weak economic data, Wall Street dive

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Asian stock markets mostly fell Thursday, battered by weak U.S. economic data and Wall Street’s... (more...)

Asian stocks up, Europe declines after Wall Street rise amid hopes for central bank support

By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Asian stock markets mostly rose while Europe declined on Monday following... (more...)

Reliance Retail to market REX school shoes

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) — Makers of REX Brand school shoes, DEIEM India, on Sunday said they have entered into an... (more...)

Lack of positive trigger to subdue Indian equities markets: Analysts (Market Outlook)

Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) — Lack of a positive trigger, coupled with expectations of subdued quarterly earning results,... (more...)

FPIs remain invested in Indian markets despite volatility (Weekly Review)

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) — Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) continued to stay put in the Indian equities market... (more...)

Despite US Fed’s dovish stand Indian markets plunge in weekly trade (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) — Despite the dovish stand taken by the US Fed on the rate hike possibility, a benchmark index... (more...)

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