Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell

The market corrected sharply for the second trading session in a row on October 19, with the Sensex falling more than 450 points as bears further tightened their grip on Dalal Street. Reliance’s mixed Q2 earnings, liquidity crisis in NBFCs, H1-B visa issue and weak global cues weighed...
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The Flu Shot Can’t Infect You and Other Flu Facts

It is now the middle of October and doctors are urging that you should get the flu vaccine if you haven’t already done so. Given that 900,000 people were hospitalized in the United States over the course of the last flu season, getting vaccinated is crucial, said pediatrician Dr. James...
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Why SBI buying loan books of NBFCs makes business sense

Financial market in India is still trying to settle the dust after payment defaults by infrastructure financer IL&FS triggered liquidity crisis across the Non Banking Financial Institutions (NBFCs). But, before it could pose a systematic risk, government got into action by dissolving the old board of IL&FS and...
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Srinivasa Farms to invest in startups, enter allied business

Mumbai: Srinivasa Farms Pvt. Ltd, a poultry company, plans to set up a family office under its delisted group firm Srinivasa Hatcheries Ltd. It seeks to invest in startups and pursue a collaborative growth model to enter into allied businesses such as retail, processed foods and agri-businesses, besides ready-to-eat...
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Trident Q2 profit doubles to Rs 109 cr despite big forex loss

Textile-to-paper manufacturer Trident has reported healthy growth in earnings for the quarter ended September 2018 as profit more than doubled to Rs 109.1 crore from Rs 50.9 crore in same period last fiscal despite big forex loss. The growth was driven by strong operational growth. Revenue during the quarter grew...
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Asian stocks extend slide on plethora of risks

TOKYO: Asian stocks started the week on the back foot on Monday (Oct 15), with investors still in a gloomy mood after several days of market turbulence sparked by trade rows and a spat over the US central bank. Meanwhile, European shares struggled for direction in early exchanges as...
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