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Mergers: Should non-compete fee be dropped?

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The world’s best-selling drugs face new competition.
Instead, the cut by DBRS serves as a further reminder of the structural problems the country’s economy faces.
The company has the smallest public exchange business of any major publicly traded insurer, so any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act shouldn’t affect its operations too much.
In the broader market, the BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices registered an uptick of 0.4%, and 0.5%, respectively
Concerns over US President-elect Donald Trump's protectionist policies are also undermining risk sentiment, helping to push up the yen back to its highest levels in more than five weeks.
Here are a few trading ideas by Sacchitanand Uttekar of Motilal Oswal Securities
Here are a few trading ideas from Chandan Taparia of Anand Rathi for Tuesday's session
Nifty, Bank Nifty, HCL Tech, Tata Steel and BPCL
Investors should watch for any further deterioration in relations between politicians and central bankers; monetary policy is at a critical juncture.
Fat cat bosses were last night urged to show restraint after it emerged that a dozen chief executives jetting into Davos were paid in excess of £145m in just one year.
The investor, who founded Aberdeen Asset Management in 1983, earned £2.8million in the 12 months to September 30 – 35.3 per cent less than the year before.
Hobbs sales almost doubled in the 13 weeks to December 31, thanks to opening a new store in New York. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a purple Hobbs coat on Christmas Day.
The discounter is introducing clothes from Pep&Co in 50 of its larger stores in the next few months. The fashion brand is owned by its South African parent company Steinhoff.
Talk of a hard Brexit drove the pound lower, which sent the blue-chip index up in early trading, but financials weighed heavy on the FTSE after Goldman Sachs cut its rating on RBS.
Gilo Industries, which was founded by inventor Gilo Cardozo, has grown a business building specialist engines for a new generation of flying vehicles.
The newly created group hopes to generate cost savings of up to £527m off the back of the deal. Leonardo Del Vecchio, Luxottica's billionaire founder, will be the majority shareholder.
Bailey is stepping aside into a role as president but keeping his chief creative officer post. It follows criticism from some investors that Bailey should not fill both creative and chief executive
Recruiter Reed says It has had 110,000 jobs posted on its website so far this year –16 per cent up on the same period in 2016.
The public issue is expected to raise Rs 500 crore, according to sources
Russia and other key exporters outside OPEC have said they will also cut output
BSE's IPO of shares next week may raise as much as Rs 1,243 crore for its investors
The market is now looking at support in the 8,250-8,300 range and it is facing resistance at 8,450
When looking at fund returns, avoid looking at just the past 12 months' performance
Rise of 141% in international prices helped Coal India raise the rates of coking coal
The December exit of Chitra Ramkrishna seems to have hit the 'undo' button on this reshuffle
Trading in other derivative products in currency, commodities expected to begin soon
Malaysian palm oil futures on BMD were higher on Monday, helped by improving export demand and strong commodity prices due to tight supplies. Stronger Malaysian exports for the first half of January,
The 30-share Sensex ended at 27,288, up 50 points, or 0.18 per cent
Don't panic, capitalists! Communism will save you.
Sanjay Mookim remains positive on India and expects Sensex earnings to grow by 12-14% in FY18-19
Sanjay Mookim remains positive on India and expects Sensex earnings to grow by 12-14% in FY18-19
Initiatives such as diversification into new businesses support the investment rationale
The sales of agri inputs have jumped by 10-15% this year on rising consumption from farmers
Swiss brokerage UBS joins European banking peer HSBC in shutting down its offshore derivative business

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