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Nov 21, 2019 02:11 IST India Infoline News Service

  • Markets to open negative; support @11,950, resistance 12,050.
  • FIIs bought 567cr (cash), bought 183cr in index futures.
  • US markets closed lower; Asian stock down US-China trade deal could slip to next year.
  • Brent crude down $62/bbl.
  • Rupee down 10p at 71.81/$.
  • Subhash Chandra-led Essel Group, the promoter of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, will sell 16.5% shareholding in the media major to financial investors.
  • The RBI has superseded the board of DHFL and intends to refer the non-bank lender for resolution under the newly introduced insolvency window for financial service providers.
  • Union Bank of India Divergence Report FY19: Divergence in net non-performing assets stood at Rs589cr, in Provisioning was at Rs1,587.7cr. Adjusted PAT for March 31 after taking into account divergence in provisioning was at net loss of Rs3,978cr vs. the reported net loss of Rs2,947cr.
  • Oil India commenced seismic survey operation in its Rajasthan Block.
  • Diamines & Chemicals' promoters increased their stake by 17.8% to 50.4% in the company on Nov. 18.
  • Dilip Buildcon has received provisional certificate of completion for HAM Project in Maharashtra. Scheduled completion date was May 28, 2020.
  • Great Eastern Shipping has contracted to sell its Crude Carrier Vessel, which will be delivered to new buyer in the third quarter of the current financial year.
  • Ministry of Finance gave in-principle approval to proposed amalgamation of Syndicate Bank into Canara Bank.
  • Ministry of Finance gave in-principle approval to proposed amalgamation of Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India into Punjab National Bank.
  • Thomas Cook’s arm completed the acquisition of 51% stake in BDC Digiphoto Imaging Solutions.
  • The Cabinet has approved strategic divestment in three listed state-run companies. It will divest, Bharat Petroleum - 53.29% stake, Container Corporation of India - 30.8% stake, where it owns 54.8% stake, Shipping Corporation of India - 63.75% stake.
  • NTPC Ltd. will buy the government’s stake in THDC India Ltd. and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd.
  • Cabinet has also approved deferral of spectrum instalment payments due for years 2020-21 and 2021-22.
  • From Sept. 27-Nov. 19, Aarti Industries promoters sold 1.25 lakh shares.
  • On Nov. 18, Filatex India promoter Azimuth Investments acquired 2 lakh shares.
  • From Nov. 18-19, Shakti Pumps promoter Dinesh Patidar acquired 5,75,000 shares.
  • From Nov. 19-20, J Kumar Infraprojects promoters acquired 3 lakh shares.
  • Morgan Stanley hikes TP on ZEEL to Rs340.

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