Opinion

 

Expert Views: RBI keeps repo rate on hold, stance as 'neutral'

Feb 07 2018

The RBI kept its key repo rate at 6 pc, and also retained its “neutral” stance, seeking to support economic growth even as inflation has accelerated to a 17-month high.

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.

Stock sell-off overdue, investors lick their wounds and hunt

Feb 06 2018

The Dow briefly entered correction territory on Monday with a 10 percent dip from its Jan 26 record.

India needs to nurture indigenous-technology driven policy focus

Feb 02 2018

Funding for defence will remain a constraint, but nurturing an indigenous-technology driven policy focus and enabling private sector is the need for national security.

Union Budget 2018-19: Balancing populism with economics

Feb 01 2018

The Budget is finally out and Mr Jaitley did not disappoint. The government managed to do a commendable job of balancing economic populism with prudent economics.

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Stocks In News

 

ULTRATECH CEMENT

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

Business Standard Reporst

IRB INFRA

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

BALAJI AMINES

Ministry of Commerce recommended Central Govt Anti dumping duty on Dimethylacetamide

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

ADANI TRANSMISSION

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

FORTIS HEALTHCARE

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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