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Allianz: Bumper Buyback Shows Insurer's Strength

People often complain their insurers don’t pay out what they should: Investors in Allianz can have no such gripes.
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The stock market’s 109 trading-day run without a 1% decline was finally broken last Tuesday.
These four stocks, two of them biotechs and two technology, have strong technical momentum.
LivePerson has seen its profitability decline as new competition has entered the scene. As the market commoditized, this firm’s negative margins and limited service offering undermined its ability to
There’s been a mini-wave of insider buying in the BDC (business development company) sector. This is worthy of our attention for three reasons.
Commonwealth's Brad McMillan comments on upcoming challenges for Congress and the Trump administration.
As it struggles to grow revenues, Target is investing significantly in redesigning its stores to make them more customer-friendly and efficient. The company piloted its first such “next generation” ou
Profitability remains under pressure, though, like HSBC, bank could pay dividends despite limited growth
The group's jitters over its profits are unlikely to be at the forefront of customers' minds affected by its 14.9% hike from 28 April.
There’s been a lot of talk about the “Trump Rally,” and just how historic it’s been. MarketWatch called it “the best 50-day performance for a GOP commander-in-chief ever[.]” The media loves to overst
Little-known carbon black maker trades at low P-E, pays 3.8% dividend yield
Gold is poised for another good year for international investors. It has faced a bumpy ride during past few months but after initial dip following election of Donald Trump as US President, price of th
The NSE index ended at a record closing high as the country moved a step closer to implementing a nationwide goods and services tax starting July. The broader NSE index ended 29.95 points or 0.33 ...
Clearance to all four GST bills in the Lok Sabha also boosted market sentiment, raising hopes for timely implementation of GST with effect from July 1.
The group's shareholders are now in line for their first special dividend of 9.5p per share, while the company also increased its interim dividend by 5.7 per cent to 3.7p per share.
European shares edged higher on Thursday, underpinned by a rise in oil stocks as investors mulled implications of Britain formally beginning the process of leaving the European Union. The pan-Europ..
A swing in sentiment against the euro dominated major currency markets for a second day on Thursday, with weak initial readings of German regional inflation prodding the single currency back to nine-
Oil prices steadied on Thursday after two days of increases as bloated US inventories limited the impact of supply disruptions in Libya and lower supply from other OPEC exporters. Brent crude oil ...
The S&P BSE Midcap and S&P BSE Smallcap indices hit a new lifetime high
Consumption dropped to around 83,000 tonnes in February
Investments in domestic capital markets through participatory notes (P-notes) declined to Rs 1.70 lakh crore at the end of February. P-notes are issued by registered foreign portfolio investors (FP..
Analysts expect markets to remain choppy as they try to gauge impact of GST bill's implementation
BSE said ICCL would levy clearing charges of Re 0.01 per trade on the clearing members
Lloyd's decision to choose the Belgian capital as its preferred site for an EU base was taken by the board on Tuesday as it believed it would lose the ability to issue insurance in the EU.
The stock rallied 12% to Rs 219 on BSE in intra-day trade
CL Educate, which had completed its initial public offer (IPO) last week, will make stock market debut tomorrow. The company’s IPO was oversubscribed 1.90 times, with qualified institutional buyers..
In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap and S&P BSE Smallcap indices hit a new lifetime high
Samsung Electronics is hoping to move on with the unveiling of its latest model, the Galaxy S8, but the world’s leading smartphone maker could gain lasting benefits from an uncluttering.
CL Educate, which had completed its initial public offer (IPO) last week, will make stock market debut tomorrow. The company’s IPO was oversubscribed 1.90 times, with qualified institutional buyers..
GST Bill passage buoys domestic sentiment
In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap and S&P BSE Smallcap indices hit a new lifetime high
Since February 1, post December quarter results, the stock rallied 42% against 7% rise in Sensex
EU leaders want the UK to stump up £50billion before negotiations have even begun.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) construction arm has recently bagged orders worth Rs 1,725 crore across two of its business segments. In the transportation infrastructure business, the company bagged..

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