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The Union Cabinet approved the appointment of a one-man Committee into the media reports concerning Wal-Mart.
The terms of reference of the Committee are as follows:-
(i) To inquire into recent media reports on disclosures of Wal-mart before the US Senate regarding their lobbying activities and details.
(ii) Whether Wal-Mart undertook any activities in India in contravention of any Indian law.
(iii) Any other matter relevant or incidental to the above.
The Committee will submit its report within three months.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
The outlook is a flat start. The market will look to scale to new peaks though not much effort is needed for the same. HUL saw a rally and short-covering may have pulled it up further. Speculation is on that its parent will raise stake through an open offer. After the cooling in oil prices, Cairn results will be in focus.