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Munira Dongre 20 December 2010
Nomura says China will contribute three times as much as the US to global growth in 2011. India, the brokerage says, will contribute as much to global growth as Western Europe and Japan combined Nomura, the global financial services firm, expects overall global GDP growth at 4.3% with...

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William Gamble William Gamble 20 December 2010
The quality of information in emerging markets has not matched their economic growth. This will not only distort the numbers, but global markets as well Economists, financial analysts and accountants might want to think about a problem in the natural sciences. We like to think that numbers...

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Munira Dongre 16 December 2010
The Zurich-based brokerage urges institutional clients to consider stocks that are high on corporate governance; surprisingly it names such dodgy companies like DLF and Lanco in its list of high conviction ideas UBS Investment Research believes that India’s structural story continues to be...

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Munira Dongre 15 December 2010
To buy more than 40 million shares since 30th September 2010, LIC would have had to pick up more than 8,00,000 shares a day; but the delivery numbers just don't add up The September shareholding pattern of Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) shows that Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) holds...

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Munira Dongre 15 December 2010
The BSE Oil & Gas Index has been one of the best performing indices of late. Upstream stocks have done particularly well, but marketing and downstream firms have not participated in this rally The BSE Oil & Gas Index is up almost 2% over the past week against the 1% fall in the Sensex. ...

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Munira Dongre 14 December 2010
New York-headquartered full-service investment company says the Indian equity market is among very few around the world that looks poised to advance on a long-term bull phase over the next 5-10 years Oppenheimer & Co has in a report dated 7th December made out a very positive case for...

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Mehrab Irani Mehrab Irani 13 December 2010
The Indian market is undergoing a secondary correction, after which it will be headed much higher   The markets have been correcting over the past few weeks and lot of traders and investors are asking themselves the question whether the bull market is over or if it is just a temporary...

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William Gamble William Gamble 13 December 2010
The troubles in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, have forced these countries to refocus their priorities. On the other hand, so-called successful economies like Brazil, India and China may have to pay, perhaps very soon, for lop-sided growth Investors don't like trouble. Instinctively, like...

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Munira Dongre 10 December 2010
CLSA is recommending Anant Raj, based on a low debt level and strategic shift towards residential sales; Kotak is betting on Sobha as it believes that the impact of new launches is not reflected in the stock price From a high in January this year, the BSE Realty Index slid to the year's low...

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Munira Dongre 09 December 2010
CLSA says financial sector is in phase 2 of the credit and deposit growth cycle during which banks will underperform; banks with a stronger current and saving accounts ratio, balanced asset liability management and lower dependence on wholesale deposits are better positioned; it prefers ICICI,...

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Alekh Angre 07 December 2010
The stock has hit the lower circuit for eight days in a row. Market players blame operators close to promoter circles It has hits like Dabangg and Golmaal 3 under its belt and it is planning a few more blockbusters. Yet, the stock price of Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision (SACVL), this...

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Munira Dongre 07 December 2010
In a 100-page global economic and strategy report, Citi Research says the multi-decade transformational boom in China and India will continue, not just in 2011, but for some years to come. It sees modest growth in industrial economies and expects the ECB and BoJ to hold rates in 2011, and the...

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William Gamble William Gamble 06 December 2010
Time and time again the markets have moved in the opposite direction that policymakers intended; the result of so-called quantitative easing by the US Fed and the interest rate hike in China are good examples Powerful governments feel that they have the ability to manipulate markets in...

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Munira Dongre 06 December 2010
Ambit Research says that over the past four years accounting quality has deteriorated, the most in large-cap companies. Higher fees paid to auditors, rising debtor days and increasing contingent liabilities point to the need for investors to be on their guard In a recent report to its clients,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 03 December 2010
IPO mania is here again. But as a Moneylife research study shows, there is only one way to play the game. Debashis Basu, Sanket Dhanorkar and Pratibha Kamath explain. Plus a survey of readers’ opinion on key issues regarding IPOs It is that time again when companies queue up to raise...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 December 2010
Whirlpool of India, a subsidiary of US-based home appliance maker Whirlpool, has expanded its range to grow at a faster pace If India is a story of rising prosperity of the middle class, Indian consumer product companies and manufacturers of durables ought to be doing very well. Consumer...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 December 2010
Igarashi Motors is a specialist in DC motors for more than 60 years. The Japanese company has done pioneering work in product development along with improvement and testing for creating new manufacturing technologies. The company’s design/development/technical departments in Japan, China and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 December 2010
Menon Bearings, which manufactures a wide range of critical auto components for some of the biggest names in the auto business, is seeing good growth Menon Bearings Ltd (MBL) is another auto components company that is available at a reasonable valuation. The company has its facilities at...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 December 2010
The local market is likely to see a range-bound opening today as the US markets closed weak overnight on fears that Portugal’s debt might come in for a downgrade. Markets in Asia were mostly soft in early trade this morning on continued anxiety over the Eurozone crisis and ahead of release of...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 November 2010
The Bimal Jalan committee’s proposal to kill the listing dreams of stock exchanges, ignites fears among big investors in the bourses and BSE brokers that billions could vanish overnight Several high-profile private and institutional investors in the national bourses could be left high and dry...

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