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China’s Geely, which owns the London Taxi Company and Sweden’s Volvo Car Group, is buying a 49.9 per cent stake in Proton, the company that owns Lotus.
Wood Group’s swoop for Amec Foster Wheeler could be under threat after it was revealed it had ties to an engineering and construction group suspected of fraud, bribery and money-laundering.
The shock performance of the High Street giant was coupled with a 2.8 per cent decline in its crucial clothing and home departments in the year to April 1.
A fall in the number of couples who get married has dented the popularity of engagement rings. And there is also a move away from the top brands charging thousands of pounds.
It added £270.3m to its value after the US President’s budget suggested increasing total defence costs to £465.6bn, which is around 10 per cent higher than current budget caps.
His private firm Ineos is buying Dong Energy’s oil and gas business, giving it access to a further potential 570m barrels of gas and oil reserves across ten fields.
The electrical goods giant already offers the ability to fix a phone in some shops, but wants a bigger bite of the market. Offering repairs is part of Dixons Carphone’s attempt to set itself apart f
IAG's Willie Walsh said Heathrow’s third landing strip was over-complicated and would mean extra costs, saying it should be shorter, to make sure it doesn’t breach the motorway.
The luxury car maker saw revenues more than double in its first quarter, from £92.6m to £188.3m. Profits reached £5.9m, reversing last year’s losses of £29.7m.
The domestic broking sector had significantly reduced its personnel after the global financial crisis hit in 2008. It has resumed hiring since 2015 to cater to a surge in clients, especially of high n
Shares of Anil Ambani group companies tanked between five and eight per cent on Wednesday. The sell-off was on concerns of whether the group would be able to repay the high debt it owes to banks. The
Output of natural rubber (NR) in the country last month, the first of the current financial year, showed a rise of 23.1 per cent from the same period a year before, at 48,000 tonnes from the earlier 3
A jump in investment banking profits had a positive impact on capital ratio figures for the largest U.S. banks in Q1 – helping them increase their capital buffers above the fully phased-in levels they
Wynn Palace was opened in the aftermath of casino industry trouble in Macau, which started in late 2014. Since the opening of Wynn Palace, Wynn’s overall revenues and profits have grown momentously, a
Improving market conditions in Europe, coupled with ongoing efforts by the largest European banks to streamline their business models, have helped these banks consolidate their core common equity tier
While BlackBerry sees QNX as a long-term growth driver, with opportunities in areas such as the Internet of Things, the bread-and-butter infotainment business could face some significant risks. In thi
In this note we take a look at some of the key performance metrics for both Facebook and Snap, and discuss whether Snap will be able to truly challenge Facebook in the market.
Recently, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Channels in the UK and Germany, allowing its Prime Members to add channel subscriptions for a low monthly subscription fee. These channels will be avail
The Bharat Forge stock was up 4 per cent on strong March quarter results which beat expectations on all fronts. After falling year on year for the last five quarters, revenues led by higher volumes an
The rupee pared its early gains to end five paise lower at 64.94 against the dollar on emergence of demand for the US currency from importers and banks. The rupee resumed lower at 64.91 as against Tu
The world may well have to brace for a further decline in crude oil prices, thanks to the booming US output of shale oil following a steady increase in rig count in recent months. Higher US productio
The sugar market seems to be under pressure as prices at all levels remained unchanged with thin volatility over the past week. On Tuesday, about 18 mills sold 38,000-40,000 bags at ?3,725-3,760 (...
The pepper markets fell on slack demand as Vietnam pepper imported via Sri Lanka was being offered at ?490 a kg , market sources told Business Line. On the terminal market, only eight tonnes from the
The price of turmeric remains low in Erode.At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard, finger turmeric sold at ?5,599 to ?7,199 a quintal, root variety sold at?5,393 to ?6,269 a quintal.
The zinc futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) moved sharply higher in the past week. From a low of ?159.35 per kg last Thursday, it broke above a key resistance level around ?170 to
The sluggish trend in the prices of pulses and pulse seeds continued on slack physical demand and increased availability. On Wednesday, tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ?4,050 a quintal, while tur (Madhy.
Lowe's fell short of its first-quarter earnings expectations despite rivals such as Home Depot benefiting from the recent upswing in the home improvement sector.
London shares had regained their composure by lunch after a string of blue chips released results, including Marks & Spencer. M&S unveiled a 63.5 per cent plunge in annual pre-tax profits.
ArcelorMittal, the Luxembourg-based steel giant, has agreed to make concessions to Steel Authority of India Ltd on technology transfer to seal a delayed $897-million joint venture. The companies are.
About 100 firms will announce their Q4 and FY results ended March 2017 on Thursday. Among them are Ashok Leyland, Bajaj Hindusthan, Britannia, Bosch, BEML, BF Utilities, Cipla, Concor, Gokul Refoils.
Godman Sachs Singapore Pte on Wednesday bought 28 lakh shares of Housing Development & Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) at an average price of ?83.9, according to NSE bulk deal data. The sellers’ identi
Investors with a short-term perspective can consider selling the stock of Central Bank of India at current levels. The stock breached a key resistance level of ?86.5 in early March 2017 and continue.
Given below are supports and resistances for Nifty 50 futures and seven key stocks that can help in your intra-day trading. 9364 • Nifty 50 Futures S1 S2 R1 R2 COMMENT 9...
The domestic broking sector had significantly reduced its personnel after the global financial crisis hit in 2008. It has resumed hiring since 2015 to cater to a surge in clients, especially of high n
As the nation prepares for implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) laws, the performance at the bourses of transport and logistics companies - once considered as one of the key beneficiarie
The rebound from the lows last Wednesday and early Thursday have once again reinforced the merits of being as objective and non-emotional as possible. In today’s column I want to show you how they can
The price differential between ordinary shares of Tata Motors and the ones with differential voting rights, or DVRs, is most in nearly two years. On Wednesday, shares of the automaker closed at Rs 469
The forecast of a good monsoon and projected rise in basmati paddy sowing is likely to mean more earnings for its exporters in the current season, though the volume of shipments is not expected to cha
As the crown jewel in Disney’s entertainment business, ESPN is responsible for almost 30% of Disney’s value – indicating an estimated standalone value of about $50 billion. This would explain why the
The India seafood exporters will move the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), a quasi-judicial federal agency with broad investigative responsibilities on matters of trade, for compl
The rupee ended 16 paise higher at 64.73 against the dollar on Wednesday. The rupee resumed lower at 64.91 per dollar as against yesterday’s closing level of 64.89 per dollar at the Interbank Fore...
Shares of Jubilant Life Sciences today soared 7 per cent after the company’s consolidated net profit zoomed nearly 14—fold for the March quarter. The stock jumped 6.60 per cent to settle at Rs 723 ..
Volatile session for D-street today as reports surface of Pakistanâ??s fighter jets flying near Siachen area. Midcaps continue corrective phase, dragging the indices lower.
AT&T and Verizon top the 2017 Forbes Global 2000 list of the world’s largest telecom companies, while China Mobile and Japan’s Nippon Telegraph & Telecom round out the industry’s top four.
The macroeconomic challenges that have hurt the restaurant industry in the last year are reflected in the 2017 FORBES Global 2000: some of the biggest restaurant names on the list -- including McDonal
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and China Construction Bank remain the two biggest corporations in the world, according to the 2017 Forbes Global 2000, but U.S.-based competitors like JPMorgan
Sugar is one of the world's biggest vices -- and it's also the key ingredient behind some of the largest food, beverage and tobacco companies in the globe. According to the 2017 FORBES Global 2000, Ne
Despite pressure from Asia, American companies dominate the tech scene, as 49 of the world's largest tech companies in 2017 hail from the United States.
Shares of Voltas today zoomed over 9 per cent, adding Rs 1,251 crore to its market valuation, after the company reported a 22 per cent increase in consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter ended
India’s fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies today said it will buy back shares at Rs 1,000 apiece, a 17 per cent premium over current trading price. The company is proposing an o..
The dollar on Wednesday held above 6-1/2-month lows hit in previous days, as comments from a senior Federal Reserve official rekindled expectations of possible U.S. interest rate rises. The dollar...
Desai Metalinks Ltd, part of the Desai Group of Companies, plans to enter the capital market with an SME IPO to collect Rs 25 crore shortly. The company produces quality ferro-manganese briquettes ..
Women have long eclipsed men in terms of college enrollment, and they’re doing the same when it comes to student debt — except on a much larger scale. They carry more student debt than men and take l
As the nation prepares for the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) bill, the performance of transport & logistics companies at the bourses - once considered as one of the key beneficiar
European shares, stuck just below 21-month highs for more than a week, fought for direction in early deals on Wednesday as weakness in mining and autos sectors were offset by strength in oil producer
Shares of Voltas today soared over 10 per cent to one-year high level after the company reported a 22 per cent increase in consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31. The stock ...
On the markets Marks & Spencer shares were in the red after it unveiled a 63.5 per cent plunge in annual pre-tax profits to £176.4 million - sales in its clothing arm tumbled 5.9 per cent in its fin
Chinese stocks fell and the Australian dollar skidded on Wednesday after Moody's downgraded its sovereign credit rating on China, adding to worries about the global impact of slowing growth and risin
Gold prices drifted lower by Rs 70 to Rs 28,741 per 10 gram in futures trade today as participants lightened their positions, largely in tandem with a weak trend overseas. In futures trading, gold...
The rupee pared its early gains to trade down by 5 paise at 64.94 against the dollar on emergence of demand for the US currency from importers and banks despite higher local equities. The rupee res..
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