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I was a shareholder in a company i was working for. I was a privileged employee to receive an option to purchase the shares at par value. 238 more words

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Sterling Holidays - Must go on long holiday

Today i find it surprising to see Sterling Holidays quoting so high on the bourses. The stock was quoting above Rs. 250 whereas the financials of the stock tell the other side of the story. 52 more words

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10 July 2015 (TheAge,SMH) - Computer glitches halt NYSE trading and suspend United Airlines flights

(10July 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p27, Reuters, McClatchy, New York Times)

‘First, United had a “network connectivity” issue that grounded all its planes for over an hour. 39 more words

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9 July 2015 (AFR) - China share market freezes up

(9 July 2015, AFR, p1, by Angus Grigg, Lisa Murray, Lucy Gao )

‘Emergency measures by China’s central bank to support the crumbling stockmarket failed to halt another big slide, even as… 59 more words

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8 July 2015 (AFR) - Chinese sharemarket rout deepens raising doubts over tactics

(8 July 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p24, Philip Wen, China correspondent for Fairfax Media, View more articles from Philip Wen)

‘Beijing – The extended rout on Chinese shares deepened on Tuesday despite Beijing’s aggressive rescue efforts, with the steep sell-off casting doubt over the central leadership’s economic reform credentials and its ability to prevent the fallout from spilling over into the broader economy. 40 more words

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Why I married ICICI Direct?

1989 when i made my first IPO application, i ran from stock broker to post office to file the application. In year 2000 when i was offered a 3-in-1 account by ICICI Bank which comprised of a Bank Account, DMAT Account and a Trading Account, I gladly accepted it. 63 more words

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2 July 2015 (AFR) - Chinese push risks to limits, take 22pc margin loans to buy stocks - FOMO driving Chinese to buy stocks

(2 July 2015, AFR, p17, by Bloomberg News)

‘Zhang Minmin is one of tens of thousands playing in one of the riskier corners of China’s stock market, borrowing money at high interest rates through unregulated online lenders to amplify his bets on potential equity gains. 86 more words

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