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Oil prices rise 1 percent as stocks markets steady

Feb 12 2018

Oil prices rose by 1 percent, recovering at least some of last week’s steep losses as Asian stock markets found their footing after days of chaotic trading.

Market swings aren't worrying, but reforms needed: IMF's Lagarde

Feb 11 2018

She did not give details of the reforms she wanted to see beyond saying authorities needed to move to regulation of activities, not entities.

Yen in sight of four-month high vs dollar as world stocks tumble

Feb 09 2018

The yen rose to within sight of a four-month high against the dollar on safe-haven buying as a slump in global stock markets rolled across Asia.

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.

Asia’s factories got off to a strong start in 2018

Feb 01 2018

Asia’s factories got off to a strong start in 2018, with manufacturing activity in many countries gaining momentum and hitting multi-year highs as global demand.

Rise in future earnings for stock markets to sustain growth

Jan 29 2018

The Economic Survey tabled in Par said that "sustaining" current stock valuations in India requires "future earnings performance to rise to meet still high expectations".

Oil prices hit fresh two-and-a-half year highs as market tightens

Jan 04 2018

Oil prices hit fresh two-and-a-half year highs and were at levels last seen at the start of the commodity slump in 2014/2015, with markets tightening.

RBI eases rules for short-selling in government bonds

Nov 16 2017

RBI eased rules for short-selling in govt bonds, allowing traders to deliver securities from their own portfolio against short sales in exceptional situations.

Global funds raise US equity exposure to seven-month high

Oct 31 2017

With US stock markets climbing to new highs in October, global investors raised US equity holdings to seven-month highs.

Spanish tensions bar Europe from global stocks party

Oct 04 2017

Global stock markets hit a record high with investors in exuberant mood in the United States overnight and in Asia later, but sentiment in Europe was soured.

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Acquires Cynosure Inc and Cynosure Interface Solutions for $31mn and Rs13cr respectively

To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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