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India exposure to US securities crosses $123 bn

Among the BRIC nations, India has the third highest holdings of US government securities after China and Brazil
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Fed week is here, but one could be forgiven for thinking it seems anti-climactic. We haven’t spent much time recently talking about odds for a December rate hike, quite simply because it already seems
Crop growers could get discouraged with decline in prices, may slow down acreage under wheat
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices increased this week on the back of the OPEC oil production deal reached on November 30. However, given the on-going LNG supply glut, the upward tick in gas prices co
The end is nigh for Italy’s most troubled bank. Trading in the shares of Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena (MPS) was suspended today when the share price tumbled on news that the ECB had refused to give the b
The headhunter said profit for the year to the end of November would be slightly above the top end of market guidance of £37.3million to £39million.
Administrators liquidating the final assets of the department store are trawling through three years of payments in a bid to claim back any deals that could have disadvantaged creditors.
His windfall comes months after the company cancelled its dividend for the year. He set up Petra in 1996, helping it grow from a junior explorer worth less than £10m to its current £905m.
Yesterday the Polish ministry of justice published draft legislation which suggests changes to the amount that lenders can charge their customers.
Photo-Me, which operates more than 26,000 booths across the world, revealed it was in talks to provide a service that allowed travellers to upload passport pictures via its kiosks.
Crowdfunders – dubbed lend-to-save firms – allow consumers to pool their money and give it to businesses as a loan or in exchange for shares.
On Friday, Athene listed its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, raising $1.1. billion at a $7.4 billion valuation and setting the stage for a growth spurt that should fuel Apollo’s bottom line for
The oldest fruit company in the world, which deals in bananas, melons, pineapples and mushrooms, is being bought by a conglomerate that dominates the Asian banana market.
The British brand founded in 1884 captured the niche for elegant, flattering basics for discerning shoppers. It earned its place in fashion history in 1919 when it introduced the camel hair coat.
After circling Sky for years, 21st Century Fox has finally pounced and it isn’t overpaying for the European pay-TV leader.
Companies and executives used to be able to air their political views, but some recent cases following Donald Trump’s election show that it can have negative consequences.
Despite undemanding valuations, missing catalysts could keep a lid on the stock price
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cheniere Energy Inc. (AMEX: LNG), where a total volume of 14,405 contracts has bee
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASD: INSY), where a total volume of 3,885 contracts has b
Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Altria Group Inc (NYSE: MO), where a total of 30,904 contracts have traded so far, represen
Lack of offtake agreement puts pressure on power segment; lower realisations take toll on steel biz
Drug stock Merck has outperformed on a year-to-date basis, and a recent pullback to its 160-day moving average could present an excellent opportunity to buy call options
European regulators’ rejected extension for a restructuring of Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi means tight deadline risks for investors.
The best performing sector as of midday Friday is the Healthcare sector, up 1.1%. Within the sector, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASD: ALXN) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) are two large st
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Priceline Group Inc. (NASD: PCLN), where a total of 11,539 contracts have traded so far, represe
Equities close at record high for fifth straight day Friday
TCS tops the list of 100 wealth creators for the fourth time in a row in Motilal Oswal's 21st Annual Wealth Creation Study
The first month since Donald Trump’s election victory has seen stocks rise on hopes for stronger growth and bank shares soar in response to rising interest rates.
Heard on the Street’s retail inventory experiment continues with our second visit to four bricks-and-mortar stores.
Qualcomm recently announced the commercial sampling and the live demonstration of the world’s first 10nm server processors. The company seems to be on track to deliver its chips for the server process
Quaker Oats, PepsiCo‘s subsidiary, has tied up with Chef’d, an online meal-kit marketplace, to offer a breakfast-based meal kit. According to our estimates, the Quaker Oats segment accounts for nearly
Adam Karr: Orbis was founded in 1990 and manages about $30 billion today through a handful of long-only, absolute return and multi-asset strategies. Orbis Global Equity is our flagship strategy and re
The private-equity fund manager is the subject of multi-year probes by the Department of Justice and Department of Defense, according to a source familiar with the matter along with declarations filed
The FTSE 100 index at the close was up 22.66 at 6954.21. Shares in media giant Sky soared 27 per cent after it revealed it has been in takeover talks with its biggest shareholder 21st Century Fox.

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