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P-Notes investment races to 7-year high

Investments through participatory notes (P-Notes) into India’s capital market stood at Rs 2.85 lakh crore (about $45 billion) at the end of May, the highest level in more than seven years.

Infrastructure sector surges 4.4 per cent in May

The output of eight infrastructure sectors surged 4.4 per cent in May, the highest growth rate in past six months, boosted by a rise in production of coal (7.8 per cent), refinery products (7.9 per ce

Alibaba may invest in Paytm

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is in advanced talks to invest in Indian online payment platform and e-commerce firm Paytm, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

MFs face ire on misuse of funds

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Sebi warns MFs on high fees

Equity market regulator Sebi has criticised the high commissions charged by mutual fund distributors and asked the industry to keep such fees within “manageable limits” or else face punitive actions.

India ranks low in women entrepreneurs

When it comes to opportunities for women to start entrepreneurial initiatives, India is placed in the “bottom three” among 31 countries as lack of equal rights hinder their opportunities, says a repor

Kotak’s merger to finish this financial year

Three months after ING Vysya Bank Ltd’s merger with Kotak Mahindra Bank, the latter has clarified that the entire integration process will be done in the next six to nine months and the first quarter

Suzuki CEO’s son to be the new chief

Suzuki Motor Corp’s 85-year-old CEO Osamu Suzuki named his eldest son as the new president of Japan’s fourth-biggest automaker, easing investor concerns over the firm’s succession plan and boosting th

Greek crisis raises borrowing cost

Indian corporates might face higher cost of funding in the overseas market in the short-run due to the economic fallout in Greece while the overall impact on the Indian economy will be limited, accord

Market Wrap

Best bet is index ETF

If we want to be sure about being as close to the market returns, the best option is to choose an Exchange Traded Fund on the Sensex or Nifty.


China hackers turn cyber gatekeepers


China, long accused by the United States of rampant cyber aggression, may be synonymous with hacking exploits these days, but that doesn't mean every Chinese hacker is out to pilfer and destroy.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.

The declaration of a state of Emergency in India forty years ago is a matter of debate even now.