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News Summary: Stock market makes slight gains

Source : AP
Last Updated: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 22:30 hrs

<>'CLIFF' NOTES: Optimism that a budget deal will be reached in Washington sent stocks slightly higher Thursday. The stock market took a brief turn lower when House Speaker John Boehner said little progress was being made in negotiations.

DIVIDEND RUSH: Guess joined the ranks of companies pledging special dividends to shareholders before favorable tax rates on dividends expire at the end of the year.

THE ECONOMY: The government raised its estimate for U.S. economic growth to an annual rate of 2.7 percent in the July-through-September period. That's more than twice the 1.3 percent rate logged in the three previous months.

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  Cities   Price (10g)
  Chennai   Rs. 24500.00 (-0.33%)
  Mumbai   Rs. 25480.00 (-0.08%)
  Delhi   Rs. 25200.00 (0%)
  Kolkata   Rs. 25000.00 (0%)
  Kerala   Rs. 24400.00 (-0.41%)
  Bangalore   Rs. 24450.00 (0%)
  Hyderabad   Rs. 24580.00 (0%)
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