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  • LS polls: BJP puts up 3,400 posters in Delhi Metro, Congress trails 01-04-2014 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: For the first time, the Delhi Metro has become an advertising ground for the political parties with BJP racing ahead of its rivals, including Congress, by putting 3,400 posters inside the train coaches so far. While BJP has already put up the posters carrying its Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Sensex falls 255 points to end at 20,193.35 13-02-2014 10:58 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Thursday slid 255 points, its biggest fall in ten days, dragged down by earnings-related disappointments in bluechips like Cipla and Coal India, amid a weak trend in global markets. The BSE index, which had gained 114 points in last two sessions, plunged 255.14 points, or...
  • Sensex jumps 69 points on 'Mahurat trading' 03-11-2013 07:07 PM

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rose 69 points in the special Diwali trading on Sunday, led by good buying support in auto, FMCG and oil and gas stocks. The 30 scrip sensitive index S&P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened the special session at 21,278.08...
  • Man behind Wai Wai noodles becomes Nepal's first billionaire 26-08-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: The man behind the famous Wai Wai noodles, Binod Chaudhary, has now become Nepal's first billionaire, all thanks to his instant noodles formula. Perhaps the nation's second most popular readymade noodles - Wai Wai - has come a long way from being just a Nepal product in the...
  • Sensex up 158 points; metals and defensives lead, SBI falls 3.4% 12-08-2013 09:30 AM

    Mumbai: It was a positive start to the week with the equity benchmarks gaining 0.8 percent Monday, after losing more than two percent last week. Some short covering and robust trade data led the support. The BSE Sensex rose 157.64 points to close at 18946.98 after scoring more than a...
  • Budget 2012: Pay more for the comforts of life 17-03-2012 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Budget 2012 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday, March 16, makes eating out and phone bills and other comforts of life costlier, pinching the common man. Increase in service tax will increase one's mobile bills by 2 per cent every month. Two and four wheelers will...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in the green after 8 days 22-11-2011 09:03 AM

    Mumbai: Indian equity benchmark Nifty snapped 8-day losing streak on Tuesday - bouncing back above the 4800 mark - led by technology, banks, metals and auto (four-wheeler) stocks. But the market was extremely volatile during the day due to choppy trade in rupee. Both the benchmarks trimmed gains in late...
  • Industrial growth slows from 5.6 to 4.1 pc in Aug 12-10-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: The industrial growth of the country slowed to 4.1 per cent in August on account of the poor performance of the manufacturing sector and a decline in mining output, indicating an economic slowdown. Growth in factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP),...
  • Sensex rises 156 pts; IT stocks lead rally 23-08-2011 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Tuesday added over 156 points as investors picked up stocks, particularly IT shares, available at lower levels after recent losses, amid firming global cues. The 30-share barometer advanced by 156.77 points to close at 16,498.47 points. The index initially touched the day's...
  • Should P&G and Unilever merge? 24-06-2011 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Lets not lose market share even if it means sacrificing margins in the short term. Long Procter and Gambles battle cry, in the last few years it had increasingly become an intrinsic part of arch-rival Unilevers strategy as well. Hardly surprising, as Paul Polman who became Unilever CEO...
  • P&G may make 38 bn pounds bid for Unilever 02-06-2011 11:07 AM

    London: In what could be one of the biggest deals in the global FMCG sector, consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is rumoured to be lining up a 38 billion pounds bid for its biggest rival Unilever. Wild rumours are doing the rounds that Procter & Gamble (P&G) could make...
  • Govt probes Speak Asia for chain marketing scam 19-05-2011 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: You've seen the ads - but have you wondered what it is exactly that Speak Asia does and how it makes money for you? Speak Asia claimed FMCG majors paid them for conducting market surveys, but after the companies denied it, Speak Asia said it was a miscommunication. Speak...
  • Budget 2011: FMCG firms want viable taxation 24-02-2011 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: India's fast moving consumer goods industry is hoping the upcoming budget will bring in concrete measures to tame spiralling inflation and viable tax structure to ensure continued growth. The 130-billion-rupee industry, which is the fourth largest sector in the Indian economy, has been reeling under the pressure of surging...
  • Retail chains, FMCG cos at war over right of first access 10-07-2008 03:07 AM

    Durban: Their title defence having ended early with a whimper, Mumbai Indians would look to salvage some of their battered reputation with at least a win when they take on Sydney Sixers in an inconsequential Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Monday. Mumbai Indians came into...
  • Consumers hit hard, prices of basic goods rise 21-06-2008 09:50 AM

    Bangalore: India's triumphant Under-19 World Cup captain Unmukt Chand on Wednesday said his team's interaction with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar helped the side to regain the coveted title Down Under. Tips given by Sachin [Tendulkar] were very helpful for us. He has played so many matches in Australia and he...
  • Mkts end weak amid volatility 08-02-2008 07:57 PM

    Bridgetown: Chris Gayle has finally broken his silence on his long feud with the West Indian Cricket Board, dismissing suggestions he did not want to play international cricket and laying the blame with the board. The former Test captain released a long and emotional statement saying he had wanted to...
  • Wipro buys Singapore's Unza FMCG firm 06-07-2007 09:19 PM

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  • Mkts open positive, Sensex up by 92 pts 19-03-2007 10:31 AM

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  • Laggards coming on top of the markets 28-11-2006 08:06 AM

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  • Indian FMCG companies go global 24-11-2006 10:14 AM

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  • Get ready to shell out more on FMCG 08-11-2006 10:04 PM

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