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Jump in Islamic tax liabilities worries Saudi banks

Feb 22 2018

A jump in retroactive Islamic tax liabilities faced by Saudi banks is creating concern about damage to their earnings and the government’s motives in demanding the money.

Wyndham to sell European vacation rental business for $1.3 billion

Feb 15 2018

Wyndham Worldwide Corp will sell its European vacation rental business to private equity firm Platinum Equity for about $1.3 billion (923.82 million pounds).

Risks tilted towards higher fiscal deficit for FY'19: Goldman

Feb 05 2018

The budgeted fiscal deficit is in line with expectations but there are some risks of slippage in financial yr 2018-19, unless economic activities formalise at rapid pace.

'Goldman, Barclays, SocGen interested in Commerzbank unit'

Jan 26 2018

Goldman Sachs Group, Barclays and Societe Generale SA are interested in buying the Equities, Markets and Commodities division of Germany’s Commerzbank AG .

Wal-Mart shops Brazil unit stake to Advent, other funds: Sources

Jan 22 2018

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks with buyout firm Advent International Corp and other funds to sell a major stake in its Brazilian operations.

Traders brace for meager paychecks as bonus season approaches

Jan 19 2018

Trading revenue was down significantly across the industry during the fourth quarter, wrapping up a year in which clients around the globe sat idle.

Goldman Sachs predicts rise in payments M&A in 2018

Jan 18 2018

Goldman Sachs expects more M&A deals in digital payments this year and on Thursday identified Wirecard and Ingenico as potential targets.

Fed Reserve fines five banks to wrap up mortgage servicing charge

Jan 12 2018

The Federal Reserve fined five large US banks a combined $35.1 million to settle cases of mortgage servicing flaws dating back to 2011.

British PM Theresa May to meet finance bosses on Brexit

Jan 10 2018

Britain’s PM May will meet executives from major finance companies to give them a clearer idea of what Britain’s European Union exit will mean for them.

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs come top of banker pay league in Britain

Jan 04 2018

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs paid their top bankers in Britain an average of $1.5 million each in 2016, compared with $1 million for local rivals HSBC and Barclays.

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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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