Free Press Journal
  • Sensex gripped by US rate hike fears, slips into red zone

    Mumbai: Market showed some signs of restraint as the Sensex ended up in the red today after RIL earnings failed to move investors and on heightened prospects of a US rate hike amid mixed Asian cues.

  • Mumbai to be under vigil of 6,000 CCTVs from Oct 2

    Mumbai: The final phase of Maharashtra government’s ambitious Mumbai City Surveillance Project (MCSP), comprising 6,000 CCTV cameras, is complete and will be launched on October 2.

  • Equity markets close flat as telecom stocks plunge

    Mumbai, In choppy trade on Thursday, Indian equity markets provisionally closed lower as telecom stocks plunged in the wake of Reliance Industries making its big ticket announcement on Jio.

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    Profit booking dents equity markets

    Mumbai: Profit booking, along with lower crude oil prices and a weak rupee, dented the Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade on Tuesday.

  • BSE SME platform sees 30 IPOs in next 3-month

    New Delhi: Leading stock exchange BSE today said it expects 30 initial public offerings on its small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) platform in next three months. This is on top of 17 SMEs that already got listed in this year. “The IPO pipeline is good, which shows that confidence among the companies. We are expecting 30 SME IPOs in the next three months,” BSE MD and CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan said here. He

  • Suzlon Energy acquires five solar energy companies

    Mumbai: Suzlon Energy on Tuesday announced the acquisition of five solar energy companies to implement various renewable energy projects across India.  “Suzlon Energy has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has acquired the following companies — Gale Solarfarms, Tornado Solarfarms, Abha Solarfarms, Aalok Solarfarms and Shreyas Solarfarms,” the renewable energy solutions provider company said in a regulatory filing.

  • IVRCL tanks nearly 12% after Kolkata flyover mishap

    Mumbai: Shares of infrastructure firm IVRCL came under huge selling pressure for the second consecutive day, plummeting nearly 12 per cent, after a portion of a flyover being built by the company in Kolkata collapsed, killing at least 24 people and injuring several others. The stock tumbled 10.79 per cent to hit its one-year low of Rs 5.70 on BSE.

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    BSE the listor to now get listed

    New Delhi: India’s markets watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), on Saturday took the first regulatory step toward the listing of BSE, the 140-year-old bourse that was earlier called the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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    Infosys net up 6.6 percent in third quarter

    Bengaluru: Global software major Infosys Ltd has posted Rs.3,465 crore net profit for third quarter (Oct-Dec) of fiscal (2015-16), registering 6.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth, as per the Indian accounting standard.

  • China’s 29 minutes of plain chaos

    Mumbai : Panic selling triggered by the Chinese markets’ rout dragged the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange to a new 52-week low during intra-day trade. All the 30 shares which make up the Sensex basket and the 50 scrips that constitute the NSE Nifty closed in the red. During the last four sessions, the Sensex has plunged by 1,309.51 points, while NSE Nifty has dwindled by 395.35 points. The rout was triggered by

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    BSE to host Conscious Leadership conclave for head honchos

    Prominent personalities from the industrial and corporate world will join a conclave on ‘Conscious Leadership – Passion, Purpose and Profit’, for application of ancient Indian principles in modern businesses. Organised at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) jointly with Artha Forum and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, November 21, 2015, the keynote address will be delivered by spiritual leader Radhanath Swami. Founder member of Artha Forum Rajeev Srivastava said the objective of

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    Speedy reforms buoy markets; Sensex up 346 points

    Mumbai: A string of infrastructure project clearances and clarity on interest rate hike in the US buoyed Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday. In addition, value buying, strengthening rupee and central government’s decision to hike public spending in various infrastructure projects restored investor confidence and led a barometer index to gain 346 points or 1.36 percent.

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    Reliance Communications mulls merger with MTS India

    Mumbai:  The board of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) will on Monday consider a merger arrangement with the India operations of Russian telecom giant MTS, RCom said in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

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    ITC’s Q2 net profit flat at Rs.2,431.25 crore

    Kolkata: FMCG major ITC Ltd said on Friday that its standalone profit for remained flat at Rs.2,431.25 crore for the second quarter ended September 30 this year as against Rs 2,425.16 crore in the same timeframe last year. In a regulatory filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange, the company said its net sales declined by 1.4 percent at Rs.8,804.70 crore in the quarter under review as against Rs.8,930.32 crore in the same

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    Sensex trades flat in morning session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Thursday was trading flat at 35.58 points or 0.13 percent down during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 14.95 points or 0.18 percent down at 8,156.25 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,083.70 points, was trading at 27,004.18 points (at 9.19