Sensex up 23 points in opening trade

Sensex moved up for the second consecutive day Tuesday, gaining nearly 24 points in early trade on continued buying by funds and retail investors supported by firming Asian bourses.

Jaiprakash Associates cement sales up 60% in Dec` 09

Cement maker Jaiprakash Associates
on Monday reported a 60 per cent increase in sales in December 09
of 10.59 lakh tonnes.

Jaiprakash Associates` net up over 3-fold to Rs 491 cr in Q1

Engineering and construction major
Jaiprakash Associates on Saturday announced a net profit of Rs
491.18 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, 2009, up more
than 3-fold over the corresponding period a year ago.