*Asia lags US in earnings, IT can change game: BNP.
*Positive on equities, don’t bet on Sensex P/E rerating: Ambit.
*India FY15 GDP to improve to 5.3% from 4.7% in FY14: StanC.
*Indian firms need to focus on IP-led growth: KPMG.
*Yahoo! appoints Gurmit Singh MD of India operations.
*Cipla dissapoints: Pat 284 Cr Vs Exp of 375 cr; Margins 18.30% vs Exp of 22.50%.
*COAL INDIA 3Q NET 38.9 BLN RUPEES; EST. 38.1 BLN.
*Apollo Tyres Q3: Net Profit at Rs.338 Cr vs Rs.181 Cr.
*Tata Steel slips 3% on net debt woes; brokerages mixed.
*Japanese stationery firm Shachihata forays into Indian market.
*JLL India’s Segregated Funds Group announces final closing of maiden fund.
*Committee to decide stake offer to Shell in Kakinada gas project.
*VST Tillers Tractors hits new high on strong Q3 results.
*Kingfisher results defy accepted accounting standards: Auditors.
*Aurobindo Pharma: Robust outlook on strong US prospects.
*Luxury hotels swap keys in India’s economic slump.
*Creating, managing IP to drive IT-BPM industry: report.
*Cisco results to reflect sales slump; investors brace for more bad news.
*3 years job wait for NMDC project affected in Chhattisgarh.
*NMDC offers RINL’s ex-CMD Choudhary full-time advisor’s post.
*CoalMin to review status of formation of SPVs.
*Muthoot Group buys resort in Costa Rica.
*GMR Infra’s net loss widens to Rs 441 cr in Dec quarter.
*Still far away from a rate reduction cycle: ICICI Bank.
*Piramal, Canada’s CPPIB form $500m realty investment fund.
*See gross margins in 2 UK govt projects around 40%: Mastek.
*Role of serendipity and Raghuram Rajan’s journey to Mint Street.
*Railway Budget: Railways targets record Rs 1.6 lakh cr revenue in FY15.
*Rail budget: Semi-high speed train, more premier trains likely.
*India dec IIP -0.6% vs -1.2% exp, India Jan CPI 8.79% vs 9.20% exp.
*India helps LinkedIn cross 50 mn userbase in Asia Pacific.
*Global cues lift Sensex 85 pts; banks lead, Tata Steel slips 4%.
*Third Front government may lead to flight of capital: Moody’s.