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Jan 20, 2011
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RIL shares fall

Shares in Reliance Industries, India’s top listed firm, ended down 1.2 percent to close at 969.75 rupees on Thursday, as the BSE oil & gas index ended down 1.5 percent.

The shares have fallen significantly since November, when they were trading above 1100 rupees.

Jan 18, 2011
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TCS shares touch record high

Shares in TCS gained nearly 5.5 percent on Tuesday after the firm had reported a good set of quarterly numbers on Monday evening after market hours.

TCS led the gains in the benchmark Sensex and rose to a record high after it beat street estimates and said it expected strong demand for outsourcing.

Jan 17, 2011
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L&T shares fall after quarterly results

Shares in engineering conglomerate L&T ended down 1.65 percent on Monday after the company posted a 10.5-percent rise in standalone profit for the quarter ended in December, but a fall in its operating margin hit investor sentiment.

The company said its operating margin in the third quarter was at 10.8 percent compared with 12.4 percent a year ago.

Jan 10, 2011
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HDFC Bank shares drop

Shares in HDFC Bank, one of India’s leading private sector bank, fell 5 percent on Monday, with the broader market remaining weak and slipping 468 points.

The shares ended as the top Sensex loser, after losing 113.45 rupees to close at 2154.90 rupees.

Jan 7, 2011
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Tata Motors down 5.5 pct

Shares in Tata Motors ended down 5.5 percent to end as the top loser in the BSE Auto Index as overall markets remained weak and slipped nearly 500 points.

The firm’s shares closed at 1189.5 rupees, and was the second worst performer in the 30-share BSE Sensex.

Jan 4, 2011

Equity funds lag in Dec; sectoral funds shine in 2010

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Most of India’s diversified equity
funds underperformed the benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex in
December as high exposure to mid- and small-sized firms and
sectors like financials hurt unit values.

Diversified equity funds, the largest category of equity
schemes by number and assets, returned an average 2.08 percent
in December, lagging the benchmark’s 5.1 percent return, data
from funds tracker Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company, showed.

Dec 31, 2010
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India stocks in 2010

The BSE Sensex rose more than 17 percent in 2010, to be among the best-performing major Asian markets this year. Most investors expecting the rally to continue.

Shares in Reliance Industries, India’s top listed firm, lost 2.8 percent in 2010., while ONGC shares added 9.8 percent.

Dec 29, 2010
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HUL shares end as top Sensex gainer

Shares in Hindustan Unilever jumped 3.5 percent on Wednesday to close at 304.55 rupees on a newspaper report in the Mint that the company had put a property in Mumbai for sale.

The asset was expected to fetch 2.2-2.5 billion rupees to the largest maker of household products and consumer goods.

Dec 20, 2010
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Hero Honda shares surge 18 pct


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Shares in Hero Honda gained 18 percent on Monday to close at 1981 rupees, ending as the top Sensex gainer, as Bank of America-Merrill Lynch raised its rating on the firm, with worries over the financial impact from Honda’s exit from their India motorcycle JV subsiding.

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Dec 17, 2010
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Funding your retirement with mutual funds

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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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