Thursday, June 4, 2009

Headlines : 3 June 2009

  Corporate News Headline
HDIL has entered into a joint venture with Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority for the development of 525 acre of land under rental housing scheme at Virar. (BS)
Infosys Technologies has incurred a capital expenditure of Rs. 630 mn in its three loss-making subsidiaries in China, Mexico, and the US. (BS)
SBI is planning to raise Rs. 280 bn from bonds to meet regulatory capital requirement and to fund business growth during the current fiscal. (BS)
  Economic and Political Headline
The Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Dinsha Patel said that the government will address the credit needs of the tiny and small firms, while a separate fund for enterprises in the unorganised sector is proposed. (BS)
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy previously owned homes climbed 6.7% in April, more than forecast and the fourth increase in five months, as lower prices attracted buyers. (Bloomberg)
The UK mortgage approvals rose 43,201 in April, compared with 40,038 in March, the highest level in a year, underpinning demand for homes as the property-market slump shows signs of easing. (Bloomberg)

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