Free Press Journal
  • MP’s first Angel investor network for start-ups launched

    Indore : An IIM fellow and a Chartered Accountant from the city launched the state’s first group of angel investors aiming to support Start-Ups named ‘Swan Angel Network’ here on Friday.

  • Sebi panel moots friendly tax regime for VCs, PEs

    New Delhi : Pitching for significant changes in norms governing venture capital and private equity funds, a Sebi panel has recommended favourable tax regime and steps to bring in long-term funds from domestic and overseas investors.

  • Long term investments yield long-term gains

    Did you know that a vast majority of retail investors who have made any significant profits in the capital market are actually those who have forgotten that they had invested any money in the first place? The operative words here are ‘significant profits’ – profits that mean something and are consequential to ones finances. Of course, everyone makes some money whenever the Sensex moves up by a couple of hundred points but

  • Tokyo Stocks

    Tokyo stocks retreat in morning session

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks retreated on Tuesday morning as a risk averse mood was pervasive as investors keenly eyed the results of Wednesday’s US Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • US dollar

    US dollar rises

    New York: The US dollar increased against most major currencies on Monday as investors were awaiting the closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting scheduled later this week.

  • Tokyo Stocks

    Tokyo stocks close higher

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday bringing an end to a three-day losing streak as investors bought shares oversold previously with sentiment lifted by US equities gaining ground overnight.

  • The 5% discount model has not yielded desired results. In fact, it leads to hammering of the stock” - top finance ministry official

    Divestment: Govt mulls tax sops to lure retail investors

    NEW DELHI : In a bid to increase retail participation in divestment, the finance ministry is considering a proposal to give tax incentives to retail investors who buy shares in divestment of state-owned companies, a top finance ministry official said.

  • RBI Governor optimistic about GST

    Washington : Expressing confidence over the passage of long pending GST bill in Parliament, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan told American investors the new regime will improve collections and broaden the tax base. In an event organised by the US India Business Council in New York last week, Rajan told American institutional investors that the priority for Reserve Bank is to clean up banks and their non-performing assets.

  • Dr Lal PathLabs raises Rs 191 cr from investors

    New Delhi : Diagnostic chain Dr Lal PathLabs raised over Rs 191 crore from anchor investors by selling shares at a price of Rs 550 apiece. The company’s initial public offer aims to raise up to Rs 638 crore.

  • Tokyo shares open low

    Tokyo: Tokyo shares opened sharply lower on Friday as investors’ sentiment was disappointed by weaker-than-expected stimulus measures the European Central Bank released overnight.

  • Flipkart buys stake in MapmyIndia to improve delivery operations

    Bengaluru : Online commerce giant Flipkart has acquired a strategic minority stake in navigation and tracking solutions provider MapmyIndia to strengthen its supply chain management.  With Flipkart’s investment, MapmyIndia’s early financial  investors, Nexus Venture Partners and Lightbox Ventures, would exit the company.

  • Sensex

    Sebi eases norms for listing of stock bourses, OKs green bonds

    Mumbai : In steps aimed at safeguarding minority investors’ interests and deepening capital markets, the Securities and Exchange Board of India announced a new set of norms for listing of stock exchanges, trading of green bonds and for giving exit route to dissenting shareholders of listed companies.

  • FPIs take out $1 bn from capital markets in Nov

    New Delhi : Overseas investors have pulled out more than USD 1 billion from the Indian capital markets since the beginning of the month due to lacklustre quarterly earnings and concerns over a possible rate hike by the US Federal Reserve. The sell-off came after Foreign Portfolio Investor (FPI) inflow in the capital markets (equity and debt) had hit a seven-month high in October, reports PTI.

  • Sensex red down

    Sensex down 228 points on weak economic data, global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by over 228 points and the NSE Nifty dipped below the crucial 7,800- mark in early trade as investors offloaded their positions on disappointing macro data and weak trend in Asian markets.

  • Import alert fears to continue to weigh on stock in near term

    MUMBAI : With Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd’s troubles with the US regulator still fresh in the minds of investors, analysts expect sentiment for shares of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd to be negative until the management resolves the US Food and Drug Administration’s issue with three of its units.