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Debashis Basu Debashis Basu 28 January 2010
The next decade will be exactly like the last one—full of surprises that make a mockery of forecasters. How can you ensure that they do not make a mockery of your investments? Follow these simple investing principles and you will do far better than the so-called experts The Past Is the...

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If the risky moves of Madhucon Projects, the benefits would be huge Infrastructure development may not be progressing as fast as we would like, but the sector still means good business for a lot of companies. Work on highways, irrigation and water-supply projects, dams, sewage treatment...

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GIPCL’s expansion is about to be completed. It will significantly add to its returns Power company stocks have been hot for a while but we have picked a couple of stocks that still have some steam left. Given India’s need for power, this sector will enjoy long-term demand growth. Look at...

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Pratibha Kamath  and   Sanket Dhanorkar 14 January 2010
The after-effects of the massive boom in engineering, real estate and raw materials of 2003-07 and, of course, massive speculation, continue to be reflected in the wealth-creators’ list. Pratibha Kamath and Sanket Dhanorkar pick the toppers    Once again, we present our annual study...

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Surya Pharma is on a growth path We have been impressed by small pharma companies like Aarti Drugs and Ankur Drugs and their performance has justified our recommendation. Here is one more pharma stock to look at. Surya Pharmaceutical manufactures and markets active pharmaceutical ingredients...

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Greaves Cotton makes dull engineering stuff but these are in great demand now The high economic growth rate in India has ensured that a large number of very mundane sectors are doing extremely well. Capital goods, mainly light engineering, is one such sector. An unfancied player in this...

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Swapnil Suvarna  and   Ravi Samalad 06 January 2010
Tata Motors DVR shares are trading at a discount of 40%. If this is a case of market imperfection, it is a huge arbitrage opportunity waiting to be exploited The differential voting rights (DVR) shares of Tata Motors are quoting at a substantial discount to the normal Tata Motors shares....

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Everest Industries is poised to ride the boom in India’s construction sector If India’s economic growth continues, there will be a steady demand for building products such as roofing and steel buildings. Everest Industries operates in these two business segments. Its building products...

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Classic Diamonds was at a high of Rs136 on 11 January 2008. This was when the stock market was at an all-time high. Following the cascading market decline, this stock too collapsed and came down all the way to Rs6.15 on 6 March 2009. It recovered to Rs21 on 5th June, declined thereafter to take...

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Binani Industries was at a high of about Rs140 on 25 April 2008. Thereafter, the stock collapsed to take support at Rs26 on 31 October 2008. It made a feeble attempt to rise again, touching Rs44 on 14 November 2008. At this point, the decline was not over, and all further attempts to rise were...

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Three good stocks from the power sector—outside the expensive, obvious names. Analysis by ML Research Desk The power sector is hot, for good reasons. India will remain power-hungry for decades and this demand will translate into a steady cash flow for Indian power companies. But you must be...

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With an order book worth Rs2,400 crore and growing fast, Pratibha Industries is a good infrastructure play Pratibha Industries (PIL) is into design, engineering and construction of water transmission & distribution (T&D) projects, water treatment plants, reservoirs, mass housing projects,...

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Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 08 December 2009
The exchange, which is gearing up for its listing, posted higher average daily turnover during the second quarter The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Asia's oldest stock exchange, has said that its second quarter net profit declined marginally despite a 35% jump in total revenues. According to...

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Indian markets started the week on a positive note due to strong Indian economic expansion in the September quarter. The Sensex gained 470 points over the week. While we would not be surprised if the market continues to rally, we think its time to be cautious. On Monday 30 November 2009 the...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 03 December 2009
A few expensively priced IPOs and follow-on issues that opened recently failed to find retail subscribers. Financiers who help in closing the issue are extracting a hefty discount and also dumping the shares on listing. While the government is drawing up major plans for follow-on issues of...

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A high figure of depreciation, which is a non-cash charge, can distort the net profit figure. Adding it back gives us cash accrual data, using which we have zeroed in on three stocks. Analysis by ML Research Desk One of the classic ways to figure out whether a stock is cheap or not is to...

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Infotech is set to get back on the growth path Infotech Enterprise provides a variety of services, like geographic information system (GIS) and engineering designs, for clients like Pratt & Whitney, Tele Atlas, Bombardier, etc. In 2008-09, it acquired a design company called Time to Market....

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Century Enka’s margins may be come under pressure but the stock remains reasonably priced Century Enka makes polyester yarn (47% of revenues), nylon yarn (24%) and nylon tyre-cord (27%). Its presence across multiple segments insulates it partly from business cycles. But these products are...

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Jain Irrigation Systems commands a premium due to its unique business profile; so buy the dips Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) is a unique company, pioneering micro-irrigation systems (MIS) in India and has diversified into farming. It is into drip irrigation systems, sprinkler irrigation...

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Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made a lot of sound and dance about its proposed exchange platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It has announced a list of norms for the new platform, which leave several questions unanswered. For instance, will...

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