Infrastructure projects aren't currently commercially attractive to institutional investors: S&P

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 12:08 IST

That's because investors tend to impose greater scrutiny on the feasibility of the project itself rather than on the borrower, unlike Asian banks that... Read more


RBI relaxes norms for ECB refinance

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 09:52 IST

All-in-cost of fresh ECB should be less than that of the all-in-cost of existing ECB... Read more

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Company Price % Gain
Vakrangee 126 5.12
Tata Comm 366.7 4.25
Engineers India 235 4.04
NHPC Ltd 20.95 3.82
Bharti Infra. 255.1 3.75

Sector Performance

Sector Mcap (Rs.Cr) Up      Chg (%) Down Chg (%)
IT - Software 11,20,799.01 51.81 48.19
Banks 10,70,846.54 20.00 80.00
Pharmaceuticals 5,96,645.17 41.56 58.44
Automobile 5,03,164.45 56.25 43.75
Refineries 5,02,755.67 87.50 12.50
Finance 4,86,290.56 49.28 50.72
Crude Oil & Natural Gas 4,68,619.51 42.86 57.14
FMCG 4,24,968.55 46.88 53.13
Mining & Mineral products 3,90,885.06 72.22 27.78

Personal Finance

Are online loan approvals of any help?

Sukanya Kumar | Mumbai August 22, 2014 11:18 IST

It seems easy to apply for loans through online marketing portals, as all you have to do is answer a few basic questions regarding your pres...

A gamut of financial products to woo the ladies

Rajiv Raj | Mumbai August 19, 2014 09:49 IST

The modern Indian woman is fiercely independent, has a mind of her own and has the ability to multi task. Yet, when it comes to finance and ...

Your loan can be rejected without any mistake of yours!

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 14, 2014 09:54 IST

Being a disciplinarian that he is, he checked his old records to find that it was an unsolicited credit card account and he had returned the...

Plan the perfect home loan

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 05, 2014 12:31 IST

Before taking the loan, shortlist the banks you find best suited to your needs. Ask for the loan documents and do read through them...

Home loans: Why is it important to get your home insured?

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 01, 2014 14:39 IST

Experts are of the view that demand for housing will be made affordable to some extent and this move will also pump up the demand for home l...

Banking & Financials

Banking Newsletter - August 25 to 28, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 12:56 IST

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has delegated to banks the power to approve in cases where the average maturity period (AMP) of fresh extern...

Bank stocks fall on large-scale banking scam

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 12:32 IST

The Mumbai EOW has uncovered Rs 1,000 crore banking fraud at Dena Bank, IOB, other PSBs...

Mother Dairy launches 'SBI-Mother Dairy SmartChange Card' for Milk Booths in Delhi

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 10:52 IST

Mother Dairy in its bid to ensure that the project is a success amongst the consumers ran a month long pilot project before launching the Sm...

IT dues can be paid at RBI offices, banks

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 10:38 IST

The RBI said the assessees can use alternate channels like select branches of banks or the facility of online payment of taxes offered by ba...

RBI simplifies KYC norms for account opening

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 28, 2014 10:03 IST

There is now no requirement of submitting two separate documents for proof of identity and proof of address...


UTI Mutual Fund has declared a bonus under three of its schemes

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 27, 2014 17:36 IST

UTI-Childrens Career Balanced Plan, UTI Unit Linked Insurance Plan 1971 and UTI Retirement Benefit Pension Fund in the 1:10 ratio of face va...

EPFO retains rate at 8.75% for FY15

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 26, 2014 17:24 IST

The final notification for payment of the interest rate on EPFO for the current fiscal will be issued by the Finance Ministry later...

Taking a term policy makes lot of sense in today's fast pace world

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 26, 2014 16:37 IST

You should buy term insurance plan to provide Protection and Financial security to your family in event of unexpected death...

Jaitley expects Insurance Bill to be cleared by year-end

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 26, 2014 16:25 IST

The finance minister said a higher insurance limit in pension will ensure more capital and expertise coming into the sector....

Insurance Newsletter - August 18 to 22, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai August 22, 2014 14:04 IST

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has introduced long-term motor third-party insurance policy with a three-year term...


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Need to Enhance Liquidity and Funnel Savings into Equity

Many a time, our policy makers confuse speculation with manipulation. They put too many restrictions that curb even healthy speculation. I h...

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Crusadors, Conspirators...and a churn for a better tomorrow

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Amar Ambani

Budget must build to last

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Lifestyle News

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Reliance Trends presented Priyanka Chopra as showstopper for designer Varun Bahl at the Lakm Fashion Week (Festive Winter) 2014...

Sreejith Jeevan and Sidharth Sinha brought the beauty of natural fabrics to the forefront at Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014

Sreejith Jeevan displayed a traditionally inspired collection at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014...

The Artisan Awards 2014 received a whopping 800 artworks nationwide

The results overall were reflective of artistry at its best; making it extremely difficult for judges to shortlist their choices...

Tim Hortons and Burger King to create world's 3rd largest quick restaurant firm

Tim Hortons and Burger King to Operate as Independent Brands While Benefiting From the New Companys Global Scale and Reach, and Shared Best ...

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A brief history of US Government Currency, 1861-Present: Part 1

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Introduction to stocks and bonds

Stocks offer an ownership stake in the company and bonds are similar to loans made to the company The Indian market is flooded with sales of stocks and bonds. Shares and bonds are two important tools ... Read More