Surrogacy should be governed by laws, not market: Panel

Repulsed by commercialisation
of surrogacy, the Law
Commission has proposed a legislation to restrict it to
altruistic arrangements and clearly define the rights of
commissioning parents, child and the volunteering mother.

Sensex down 70 points; closes at 17,119

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Friday shed early gains to close lower by over 70 points
as profit-selling emerged after the industrial growth for
September failed to meet market expectations.

FICCI Global Summit to open vistas for Indian sports market

With a slew of international sporting events lined up in the country, FICCI is organising a mega convention -- Global Summit – Turf 2009 -- here this month to explore the untapped sponsorship market in India.

Markets to remain volatile with negative bias: Analysts

Dalal Street is likely to remain
volatile with a downward bias this week and will continue to
take directions from the global markets, say analysts.

Sensex up 272.05 pts; closes at 17,198.27

Sensex continued its rally for the second day today by gaining
over 272 pts on sustained buying.

Asian stocks fall as dollar slides; gold at record

Asian stock markets dropped Thursday as mostly positive economic news in the US failed to inspire investors and the dollar tumbled to a 14-year low against the Japanese yen.

Bulk of market against extension of trading hours: NSE

The National Stock Exchange on Wednesday
said a majority of market-players were against extension of
trading hours and that a consensus was needed among all if
trading hours were to be extended.

Build corporate bond market to fund infra projects: Assocham

India Inc on Friday pitched for a
regulatory mechanism to facilitate development of bond and
debt market and help the industry raise long-term funds
for infrastructure sector.

Domestic BPO market to touch $6.82 bn by 2013: IDC

After establishing itself as a major player in the international BPO market, India is now set to shift focus on the domestic market, which is projected to grow at over 30% annually.

Mkt turns bearish, Sensex dips after positive opening

After a smart rally yesterday, the
market turned bearish with the BSE benchmark Sensex slipping
down 49 points in late morning trade on Thursday due to profit
booking by investors amid mixed Asian trend.

India potential and interesting market: Versace

Versace says it`s looking at expanding presence in developing markets like India despite the global downturn, which has hit its business in the western markets.

Sensex spurts to 3-week high; closes at 16,849.60 pts

Sensex soared by 409 pts Wednesday on aggressive buying by funds in blue-chip stocks, as firming overseas mkts signalled early recovery in global growth.

US stocks mixed on poor earnings, financials rally

US stocks were mixed Tuesday as some companies posted disappointing quarterly earnings but financial firms gained.

Asia stocks up 4th day; China data supportive

Asian stocks rose for a fourth day on Wednesday as reports showed Chinese factory output jumped to a 19-month high in October, while the ailing US dollar hovered near a 15-month low.

Sensex up 340 points, closes at 16,499

The benchmark Sensex on Monday jumped 340
points, extending gains for the fourth straight session, on a
flurry of buying by funds and retail investors, sparked by the
government`s move to push financial reforms.

India beats China… on the state, market, people: The Indian Express

At the India Economic Summit which opened today, government, industry and policy wonks will debate a report that makes many interesting observations and one utterly predictable one: China is ahead of India.

Sensex down over a percent in early trade

Indian equities markets started weak on Thursday and Sensex was 1.11 percent in the red about ten minutes into trade.

Sensex jumps 218 pts in opening trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex rose by 218 points in opening trade on Wednesday on buying by funds and retail investors after Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee ruled out withdrawal of stimulus packages.

Lower costs help midcap firm profits; sales still a worry

Cost controls and lower raw material prices have helped quarterly profits at many companies beat estimates despite lacklustre sales, but the reasons for growth are fast evaporating as inflation picks up.

Credit policy triggers selling; Sensex closes at 16,353

Markets on Tuesday plunged by more than 380 points, its biggest single day loss in over two months, on frantic selling sparked by the Reserve Bank`s quarterly monetary policy review.