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Market Now: PNB, SAIL among most traded stocks on NSE

Out of 50 stocks in the Nifty50 index, 24 were in the green, while 26 were in the red. NEW DELHI: Shares of Punjab National BankBSE -4.35 %(number of shares traded: 2.78 crore), Steel Authority of IndiaBSE 1.62 % (SAIL) (0.24 crore) and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) (0.21 crore) were trading as the most active stocks in terms of volume on ... Read More »

Ask The CMO: David Rubin On Marketing As Critical Player in Helping Define An Industry’s Disruption

Marketing is being asked to reimagine itself daily as the world continues to go through a period of transformation perhaps not seen since the days of the Industrial Revolution. As entire industries continue to be upended, change emerges less as an activity and more as a necessary course of action in today’s business environment. As a result, agility, disruption and vision ... Read More »

Cambrian is the new kid on the block-chain investment scene

Blockchain investment firms are the ‘new new thing’ in the investment world, not least European companies like kryptonite1 and neufund which are both appearing at TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin next week. If the internet came along in the 90s to move information assets around, blockchain technologies present potential for a variety of assets, with the potential to disrupt the financial services industry. Now there’s a new ... Read More »

Area businesses thrive on Small Business Saturday

Local Bristol shop owner Hugh Testerman welcomed guests at Blakley-Mitchell on Saturday as residents and out-of-town visitors shopped small. Testerman, who owns the Blakley-Mitchell men’s clothier on State Street in Bristol, Virginia, was busy Saturday, fitting customers for new outfits. Each Saturday after Thanksgiving, shoppers visit small businesses to support their local communities. It’s part of Small Business Saturday, which ... Read More »

Insurer Aviva India Turns To PSU Banks On Recapitalisation Plan Boost

Aviva Plc’s India life insurance joint venture is raising its exposure to the country’s state-run banks as it bets the government’s $32 billion plan to rescue lenders burdened with record bad loans will boost their prospects. The insurer also likes metals stocks and consumption-driven sectors, especially those that target rural consumers, but would avoid the non-bank finance companies, Prashant Sharma, ... Read More »

Deere, claims, minutes — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday

The last full trading day of the week will bring investors a light earnings schedule and three economic data points worth tracking. In the morning, earnings from Deere & Co. (DE) will be the main corporate highlight, with the economic schedule bringing investors the weekly report on initial jobless claims, the University of Michigan’s latest report on consumer sentiment, while ... Read More »

ESAF Small Finance Bank to open 60th branch on Wednesday

ESAF Small Finance Bank is opening its 60th branch at Andheri (East) in Mumbai on Wednesday. The erstwhile microfinance lender, which converted itself into a small finance bank following the receipt of RBI’s licence, had begun its operations in March this year. Announcing the launch of its Mumbai operations, K Paul Thomas, MD & CEO, said the bank, which currently ... Read More »

The bane of brands: pressure of ‘always on’ content marketing

The rise of social media has given birth to a new phenomenon in marketing: the urge to be present across all platforms in some form or the other, throughout the year. This has resulted in an artificial pressure to be present in ‘media’ (and I use it within quotes to connote every platform where a brand places its message) virtually ... Read More »

These stocks plunged over 10% on Wednesday

NEW DELHI: Shares of Reliance CommunicationsBSE -12.12 % (down 12.93 per cent), NakodaBSE 2.50 %(down 12.50 per cent), FeddersBSE -12.42 % Electric and Engineering (down 10.75 per cent) and Reliance CapitalBSE -10.21 % (down 10.20 per cent) plunged over 10 per cent on NSE on Wednesday. On the other hand, shares of Responsive IndustriesBSE -9.80 % (down 9.97 per cent), Nagreeka Export (down 9.67 per cent), Landmark Prop (down ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold: These 7 stocks on analysts’ radar today

Bank of Baroda Brokerage – Axis Capital | Rating – Hold | Target Rs 180 Axis Capital has maintained its hold rating on Bank of Baroda with a target price of Rs 180 per share post earnings, as the research house does not see huge upside post recent run-up. “We have little room for further rerating given modest return ratios,” ... Read More »