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For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. Their world already changed a few months ago, when the company said it would jettison its messaging system that has been the norm for oil traders since the late 1990s.Back then, Yahoo's technology revolutionized the industry, helping usher in a ...

Sensex ends 184 points up

2016-07-28 16:45:15

With investors picking up stocks, betting on GST hopes and good monsoon, the Indian stock market ended on a buoyant note on Thursday. A few good results from India Inc too aided sentiment. Short covering at a few counters ahead of near month derivatives contracts expiry contributed a bit to market's rise.The GST Bill's passage in parliament is likely to happen soon with the Union Cabinet giving its ...
Gold rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stopped short at this week's policy meeting of indicating that a further increase in U.S. interest rates is on the cards for later this year. Uncertainty over the path of interest rates has held gold in check since it rallied to more than two-year highs in the wake of Britain's shock vote last month to leave the European Union. Relief that the Fed was ...
Gold held steady on Thursday, clinging to gains from the previous session when it rose 1.5 percent to a two-week high on a weaker dollar after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged. The Federal Reserve did say near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, potentially leading to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year. However, the Fed gave no indication ...
For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. Their world already changed a few months ago, when the company said it would jettison its messaging system that has been the norm for oil traders since the late 1990s.Back then, Yahoo's technology revolutionized the industry, helping usher in a ...

Sensex ends 184 points up

2016-07-28 16:45:15

With investors picking up stocks, betting on GST hopes and good monsoon, the Indian stock market ended on a buoyant note on Thursday. A few good results from India Inc too aided sentiment. Short covering at a few counters ahead of near month derivatives contracts expiry contributed a bit to market's rise.The GST Bill's passage in parliament is likely to happen soon with the Union Cabinet giving its ...
With a strong revenue and profit growth, social networking giant Facebook has added 60 million monthly users in the second quarter of 2016 to reach 1.71 billion users while scoring $6.44 billion in revenue - blowing the earlier estimates of $6.02 billion. Its social network operation raked in $2.05 billion in profit compared to $719 million a year ago. Wall Street on Thursday reacted to the positive ...
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year. The U.S. central bank said the economy had expanded at a moderate rate and job gains were strong in June. It added that household spending also had been "growing strongly," and pointed to an increase ...

Today's picks

2013-02-19 18:00:00

NIFT Current: 5,898 (futures: 5,906) Target: NA Index remains range-bound between 5,870 and 5,925 with very nominal futures premium. The range today could be 5,850 or 5,950. Stop-loss shorts at 5,925 and stop-loss long positions at 5,975. A long 5,800p (19) and long 6,000c (21) could gain 10-12 if the market swings 50 points in either direction. STATE BANK OF INDIA Current price: Rs 2,263 Target price: ...

Today's picks

2013-02-09 18:00:00

NIFTY Current: 5,939 (futures: 5,964);Target: NAThe downtrend continued. Key support was tested at 5,930. A drop below 5,920 could mean a dip till 5,875. A bounce will hit resistance at 5,975-5,990. Futures premium has increased to 25, which may mean a pullback on short-covering. The bearspread of long 5,900p (48) versus short 5,800p (23) continues to look attractive.TATA STEEL Current price: Rs 390;Target ...
REUTERS - U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, but left the door open for a possible hike in the coming months. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 27.32 points, or 0.15 percent, to 18,444.85, the S&P 500 lost 0.92 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,165.66 and the Nasdaq composite added 6.97 points, or 0.14 percent, to 5,146.78. ...
July 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, but left the door open for a possible hike in the coming months. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 27.32 points, or 0.15 percent, to 18,444.85, the S&P 500 lost 0.92 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,165.66 and the Nasdaq composite added 6.97 points, or 0.14 percent, to ...
By Karolin Schaps and Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell missed quarterly profit expectations by more than $1 billion on Thursday after reporting a 72 percent plunge in earnings due to weak oil prices and high costs following its $54 billion takeover of BG Group. Shell's second-quarter current cost of supplies - its definition of net income - was $1 billion, much lower than ...
By Andrew MacAskill and Lawrence White LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group is to step up its cost cutting plans to help to offset a more testing economic environment caused by Britain's vote to quit the European Union. Britain's largest retail bank aims to save 400 million pounds ($528.56 million) by end-2017 by axing a further 3,000 jobs and closing an additional 200 branches to protect its ...
REUTERS - Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates, but the motorcycle manufacturer trimmed its shipment outlook due to soft demand in the United States, its biggest market. Earnings per share increased to $1.55 from $1.44 a year ago and topped analysts' expectations of $1.53. Harley-Davidson's U.S. market share in the quarter was 49.5 percent, up 2.0 ...
REUTERS - Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates, but the motorcycle manufacturer trimmed its sales outlook due to soft demand in the United States, its biggest market. Earnings per share increased to $1.55 from $1.44 a year ago and topped analysts' expectations of $1.53. "While our investments to grow product awareness and ridership globally are ...
  Cities   Price (10g)
  Gold Rate in Chennai   Rs. 29430.00 (0.24%)
  Gold Rate in Mumbai   Rs. 30650.00 (-0.39%)
  Gold Rate in Delhi   Rs. 30000.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Kolkata   Rs. 30350.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Kerala   Rs. 28350.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Bangalore   Rs. 29150.00 (-1.42%)
  Gold Rate in Hyderabad   Rs. 29430.00 (-0.47%)

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