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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.

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

Feb 19 2018

Industry experts are focusing on the current level of oil prices. However another key consideration for Saudi officials in floating up to 5 % of the state oil producer.

Crude oil futures rise Rs 61 a barrel on global cues

Feb 19 2018

Crude oil prices climbed Rs 61 to Rs 4,033 per barrel in futures trade today as participants raised bets on positive global cues.

Oil hits highest in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Feb 19 2018

US oil rig count, an indicator of future production, rose by seven to 798, its highest since April 2015.

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.

Wall Street see-saws as momentum slows after five-day rally

Feb 16 2018

US stocks swung between losses and gains as lower US crude oil prices and disappointing earnings reports from Kraft Heinz and other companies sapped momentum slows.

World shares set for best week since 2011, dollar falls

Feb 16 2018

The MSCI world index of stocks, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was up 0.4 percent.

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.25% on profit-booking

Feb 16 2018

Crude palm oil prices fell 0.25 per cent to Rs 578.80 per 10 kgs in futures trade today as traders booked profits amid fall in demand at the spot market.

BP CEO says to invest $1 billion in Egypt this year, not owed money

Feb 12 2018

BP is looking to invest over $1 billion (721.66 million pounds) in Egypt this year, making the country once again a top destination for investment, its CEO said.

Investors sceptical on sustainability of oil rally: Goldman Sachs

Feb 12 2018

Goldman Sachs said investors are wary that factors such as healthy global demand, supply disruptions and US producer discipline that propelled recent rally in oil prices.

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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

Business Standard Reporst


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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