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Monday, September 13, 2004
Can trade target be achieved?
The biggest obstacle to achieving the ambitious export target is the dismal state of the country's infrastructure, says N. N. Sachitanand.
Search engine comparison tool
THIS WEEK NetSpeak features a few search tools developed using popular search engines. Search engines/directories are used by a large majority of netizens to locate Net resources. Though a search engine produces several pages of output, many ...
Changing style of policy announcements
All the more reason why banks and other lenders should also be advisers and not confine themselves to pushing their loans.
Foreign Direct Investment in insurance
The political fraternity has set up a clear road map for liberalisation of the insurance industry and the present move to raise the FDI limit is just one of the steps.
Costlier home loans
TWO LEADING home loan providers, HDFC and State Bank of India, have raised their interest rates on loans they disburse on a fixed rate basis. Such loans from HDFC will now be charged at 8.5 per cent for five years to 20 years. For SBI home loan ...
WEEK IN FINANCIAL MARKETS
Bourses ignore inflation numbers
DESPITE A steady rise in inflation and fresh surge in global oil prices, across the board buying was in evidence on the bourses last week, especially in the last trading session. The Sensex ended the week on a healthier note. Led by fast moving ...
WINGS AND WHEELS
Hyundai Getz aggressive
THE FORMAL launch of the Hyundai Getz in Delhi on Friday takes the `feeding frenzy' among auto manufacturers to a brief plateau what with the earlier launch of the Bajaj Discover and the Honda Unicorn motorcycles and the imminent launch of the ...
Changes in Finance (No.2) Bill, 2004
THERE HAVE been a number of changes by way of amendments to the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2004. Some are by way of re-drafting and some by diluting the earlier provisions in response to representations made by the taxpayers. This amended Bill, ...
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