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Nov 4, 2011
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Should the petrol price hike be rolled back?

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A petrol price hike always results in unhappy consumers, street protests and politicians trying to accuse the ruling government of being insensitive.

State-run oil marketing firms’ petrol price hike of 1.8 rupees per litre, the fourth such increase since March and the 10th since prices were decontrolled in June 2010, is another blow to the common man, already reeling under the pressure of rising food prices.

Oct 4, 2011

Equity funds post worst quarter in nearly 3 years

NEW DELHI, Oct 4 (Reuters) – India’s diversified stock funds
posted their worst quarterly performance in nearly three years,
as rising interest rates, slowing economic growth and global
debt worries led to a fall in key stock indices.

Such funds lost an average 9.84 percent in the September
quarter, their weakest quarterly performance since the
October-December 2008 period when they fell over 20 percent,
data from fund tracker Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company,
showed.

Sep 5, 2011

Equity funds post worst month since January

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s diversified equity funds posted their biggest drop since the beginning of the year in August, falling nearly as much as the broader market, as exposure to small- and mid-sized firms and sectors such as financials dented performance.

Diversified equity funds registered an average drop of 7.86 percent in the month, their worst monthly performance since January 2011, data from global fund tracker Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company, showed.

Sep 5, 2011

Equity funds post worst month since Jan; gold funds sparkle

NEW DELHI, Sept 5 (Reuters) – India’s diversified equity
funds posted their biggest drop since the beginning of the year
in August, falling nearly as much as the broader market, as
exposure to small- and mid-sized firms and sectors such as
financials dented performance.

Diversified equity funds registered an average drop of 7.86
percent in the month, their worst monthly performance since
January 2011, data from global fund tracker Lipper, a Thomson
Reuters company, showed.

Aug 2, 2011

Mid, small-cap shares prop up MFs in July; gold funds shine

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Diversified equity mutual funds fell less than the BSE Sensex in July, as significant exposure to shares of mid- and small-cap companies helped limit losses.

The BSE Sensex dropped 3.4 percent during the month, recording their worst monthly decline since January, as high inflation, rising interest rates and debt worries globally dampened investor sentiment.

Aug 2, 2011

Mid, small-cap shares prop up equity funds in July; gold funds shine

NEW DELHI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Diversified equity mutual funds
fell less than the benchmark index in July, as
significant exposure to shares of mid- and small-cap companies
helped limit losses.

Indian shares dropped 3.4 percent during the month,
recording their worst monthly decline since January, as high
inflation, rising interest rates and debt worries globally
dampened investor sentiment.

Jul 6, 2011
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BSE Banking index down nearly 1 pct

Shares in the banking index struggled in trade on Wednesday as the index ended 0.93 percent lower.

Canara Bank was worst hit in trade, ending with losses of 2.45 percent, followed by ICICI shares which lost nearly 2 percent.

Jun 15, 2011
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Bankex falls ahead of RBI policy review

Banking shares fell on Wednesday ahead of the RBI’s policy review, with the sectoral index falling 1.6 percent.

Axis Bank shares fell 2.7 percent and ended as the top loser in the index, followed by SBI which dropped 2.3 percent.

Jun 14, 2011
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Tata Motors shares fall nearly 3 pct

Shares in Tata Motors ended down 2.84 percent on Tuesday and closed at 984 rupees.

UBS downgraded the stock to “sell” from “buy” and cut the price target to 920 rupees from 1,360 rupees on fears of constricted growth and margins.

Jun 2, 2011
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Bankex falls 1.5 pct

The BSE Banking index ended the day down 1.5 percent with stocks like Yes Bank and ICICI falling more than 3 percent.

SBI shares however bucked the trend and ended marginally in green.

Worries about more rate hikes have been bothering this sector, and banking funds recorded a fall of more than 5 percent in May.

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      "Aditya is part of the India politics, economy and general news team at the Reuters bureau in New Delhi. After joining Reuters in July 2008, Aditya spent nearly six years managing content and writing for the Reuters.com India edition. During 2013-14, he was closely involved in developing the website's India Insight platform, writing on topics ranging from business and politics to stocks and mutual funds. Follow him on Twitter @adityakalra"
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