January 8, 2011 11:09:18 pm

It is a diversification play,as investors continue to look for assets that do not move in tandem with equities and traditional fixed-income products.

January 8, 2011 2:42:54 am

Karnataka’s influential Reddy brothers received a major jolt with a Supreme Court-appointed expert panel on Friday recommending cancellation of iron ore mining leases belonging to two of their firms.

January 8, 2011 1:14:19 am

The Government may retain these rates and wait for DTC to come into force in April,2012.

January 8, 2011 12:15:51 am

Facebook is generating profits at a faster-than-expected rate,and will likely attract so many investors this year that it will have to disclose financial data similar to a publicly traded company by April 2012,according to a document distributed by Goldman Sachs.

January 6, 2011 7:43:34 pm

Observing that Rajesh Sharma,chairman and managing director of city-based firm Money Matters,seemed to be the "kingpin" in the multi-crore kickbacks-for-loans scam,the Bombay High Court today rejected his bail plea.

January 5, 2011 10:36:04 am

Even if Citi’s top managers were not involved,they’re clearly guilty of sleeping on the job.

January 4, 2011 9:24:30 pm

The Supreme Court said it Would waive the 1% court fee on the Income Tax Department.

January 4, 2011 2:15:03 am

Leading rating agency CARE expected the improvement in yield on advances to outpace the growth in cost of deposits in the banking industry.

January 2, 2011 2:00:47 am

In his weekly radio and Internet address on Saturday,the vacationing President said recent data showed the economic recovery was gaining traction even as millions of Americans are still out of work.

January 2, 2011 1:59:14 am

Auto sales zipped ahead in December,with Tata Nano posting a smart turnaround. During the month,5,784 Nano units were sold,a jump of 60% over December 2009. In contrast,only 500 Nanos were sold in November.

January 2, 2011 1:42:37 am

Close on the heels of a petrol price hike,compressed natural gas rates have been revised upward to Rs 29 per kg in the national capital with effect from Sunday midnight.

January 1, 2011 10:08:01 pm

Krishnamurthy Vijayan,managing director of IDBI Asset Management says that the best performers of mutual funds in any given year are rarely the best performers in subsequent years as one is usually catching them at the zenith of their performance.

January 1, 2011 10:04:50 pm

Did you know that investing in a house could save you from paying taxes on your long-term capital gains? I-T Act,1961 provides an incentive to individual/HUF in the form of exemption from capital gains on transfer of long-term capital assets,if the amount is invested in a new residential house.

January 1, 2011 9:59:54 pm

A capital protection-oriented fund is basically a closed-ended debt scheme which invests in both equity and fixed income instruments in a pre-determined ratio.

January 1, 2011 9:53:25 pm

Investors essentially look for safety,liquidity and yields. Recently,we have noticed the entry of structured products which promise to be everything to everybody.

January 1, 2011 9:48:24 pm

Santa turns up at the end of the year and the taxman appears soon after. It is the time when insurance companies go on an overdrive with new tax-saving products.

January 1, 2011 12:57:30 pm

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said he hoped this would further soften prices.

December 29, 2010 11:07:05 pm

Yen remains on a strong foothold; posing margin worries. has significant yen exposure pertaining to imports and royalty outgo. Maruti Suzuki India’s exposure to foreign currency through imports in FY11E is expected to be around 28% of their net sales of which around 80% is yen dominated.

December 29, 2010 10:52:20 pm

Dividend payout by equity mutual funds have not been hit by changes initiated by Sebi.

December 29, 2010 1:49:31 am

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board,the downstream regulator in the energy sector,has proposed to give gas pipeline operators freedom to compete in overlapping areas so that consumers benefit by way of lower tariff and softer gas prices.

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