MARKETS

Capital markets add 24 lakh investor accounts in 2016

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:February 26, 2017 1:51 pm As per latest data with Sebi, total number of investor accounts at NSDL stood at nearly 1.53 crore as on December 31, 2016 against 1.43 crore a year earlier. The country’s two depositories –NSDL and CDSL — saw the number of investor accounts rising by 24 lakh in 2016, 44 ...

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China securities regulator to focus on stability, reform | Money

Chinese regulators have turned their sights on controlling risks in financial markets as speculative activity and leverage in the economy rise. — Reuters picBEIJING, Feb 26 — China will focus on stable development of its capital markets this year, but will press ahead to further open its markets to foreign companies, the top securities regulator said today. “We will not ...

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Miners regain sparkle as commodity prices rebound

Increased Chinese spending on housing and hopes of an infrastructure bonanza in the US and India are driving a recovery in resources giants, analysts said, with major miners raking in huge profits. A slowdown in the global economy, particularly in the world’s top consumer China, and a supply glut hammered prices in recent years, pushing many firms to the brink ...

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Police arrest 6 currency traffickers — News — The Guardian Nigeria

Nigeria Police Six members of a syndicate involved in illegal currency trafficking were arrested on Friday at Oshodi and Lagos Island areas of the state.According to Police statement, the syndicate was smashed in a joint operation by the police and officials of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The suspects were caught with N855, 290 in N20, N50 and N200 denominations. “The suspects ...

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PDS beneficiaries can go for ‘give it up’ option – TAMIL NADU

T. Ramakrishnan February 26, 2017 00:00 IST Updated: February 26, 2017 03:57 IST “; var device = “”; for ( var type in WFClientTypeDef) { if (window.matchMedia(WFClientTypeDef[type]).matches) { switch (type) { case “xlarge”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “large”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “medium”: device = ‘tab’; break; case “small”: device = ‘mobile’; break; } break; } } var ...

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Wind power chalks up more strong numbers

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its annual market statistics. The results: the 2016 global market hit more than 54 GW, bringing total global installed capacity to nearly 487 GW. The market was led by China, the U.S., Germany, and India, with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey, and the Netherlands. The global market was strong, but did not beat ...

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