'Sharp drops suit against Hisense over North America TV sales'

Feb 23 2018

Sharp Corp has dropped legal action to block China’s Hisense from selling TV sets in North America under Sharp’s brand, which Hisense had licensed.

Asian shares rebound as fidgety US rate fears ebb again

Feb 23 2018

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 1 percent, adding to the previous week’s 3.9 percent gain.

Fed points upwards for rates, world stocks lurch downward

Feb 22 2018

MSCI’s all-country equity index .MIWD00000PUS fell 0.4 percent for its third straight day of losses while emerging equities lost 1 percent .MSCIEF.

Global stocks slip as US rate worries sour sentiment

Feb 22 2018

Most Asian share markets followed S&P 500 futures lower as speculation of faster hikes in U.S interest rates soured risk appetite globally.

'Japan February factory growth slows as yen dents export orders'

Feb 21 2018

Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a slower pace in Feb as growth of new export orders slowed due to the yen’s appreciation.

Global stocks struggle as bond yields, dollar regain traction

Feb 20 2018

Weakness across Asia where Tokyo saw a 1% drop meant MSCI’s 47-country world share index was 0.2 percent in the red.

'Japan's Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system'

Feb 20 2018

Sony looks set to become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan’s taxi and ride-hailing market, with plans for a joint venture.

BSE Sensex extends losses; metal, banks drag

Feb 19 2018

The BSE Sensex cracked below 34,000-mark by plunging over 236 points to end at a nearly 2-month low of 33,774.66 on sustained selling in PSU, metal and banking counters.

Asian shares extend global recovery, volatility subsides

Feb 19 2018

Asian shares gained, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that stemmed from fears of creeping inflation.

Week ahead: Five themes likely to dominate world markets

Feb 17 2018

Next week’s full-year results from HSBC (HSBA.L), Lloyds (LLOY.L), Barclays (BARC.L) and RBS (RBS.L) will be crucial.

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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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