Tag Archives: Gains

CBS Sees Primetime, Late-Night Advertising Gains From Upfront (EXCLUSIVE)

Despite an array of new video options, Madison Avenue is still placing big bets on one of its standbys. CBS expects the volume of advance advertising commitments placed against its next primetime schedule to rise 5% to 6%, according to a person familiar with the matter, and advance commitments placed against its late-night programming to increase 20% in the industry’s annual ... Read More »

Discovery gains female advertising audience with Scripps deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Discovery Communications Inc, whose nature and science TV channels attract mostly male viewers, will reach more women and diversify its advertising revenue through its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive Inc, advertisers said on Tuesday. Scripps’ channels, such as Home and Garden TV, have about twice as many female viewers as male in the 18 to 34 ... Read More »

London hotel sector reports strong gains in March

London’s hotel sector reported strong growth in March, with occupancy up 5.7% and the average daily rate (ADR) up 8%. Based on daily data supplied by STR, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +2.8% Demand: +8.7% Occupancy: +5.7% to 80.5% Average daily rate (ADR): +8.0% to GBP140.65 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +14.2% to GBP113.27 STR analysts attribute ... Read More »

Lenovo, Xiaomi See Gains in Indian Smartphone Market in Q3 2016: Canalys

According to a market research firm, the Indian smartphone market in Q3 2016 experienced a 20 percent year-on-year growth in terms of shipments, growing to 30 million units. Samsung grew along with the market, and retained a lead of just over 20 percent. Other manufacturers like Micromax, Intex, and Lava have seen a slump in their shipments in the country ... Read More »

Sensex Up Over 150 Points, Trades Above 28,000; RIL Leads Gains

10:00 a.m.: The broader markets were broadly in-line with the benchmark indices. The BSE mid-cap index was up 0.4 per cent and small-cap index jumped 0.7 per cent; Indian Bank was the top gainer from the mid-cap space, up 4 per cent to Rs 163. M&M Financial Services, Reliance Infra, MRPL, Ashok Leyland, GNR Infra and JP Associates were also ... Read More »

Nalco Gains On Grant Of Bauxite Mine In Odisha

Shares of National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) surged nearly 6 per cent to hit intraday high of Rs 50.95 after the state-run aluminium producer secured the mining lease of a bauxite mine in Odisha. “As per a recent order issued by department of steel and mines, government of Odisha, Nalco has been granted the mining lease of Pottangi with an ... Read More »

Sensex Gains for Third Day, Rallies 364 Points; Nifty Settles above 7,450

The Sensex and Nifty rallied for third day in a row on the back of broad-based buying amid firm global cues. In the last three trading sessions, the Sensex has surged over 1,600 points and Nifty has moved closer to its crucial psychological level of 7,500. For the most part of the day, the stock markets traded on a firm ... Read More »

Sensex Gains for Fourth Day, Nifty Settles at 7,485

The Sensex rally continued for fourth trading session and Nifty moved closer to its crucial psychological level of 7,500 in trades on Friday on the back of buying in metal, banking and real estate stocks. In the last four trading sessions, the Sensex has surged 1,644 points, its biggest weekly gain in more than four years. The investor sentiment was ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Post Best Weekly Gains in Over 4 Years

Indian stock markets edged higher on Friday, posting their best weekly gain in more than four years, tracking gains in Asian markets and on improved risk appetite after the government unveiled a fiscally prudent budget earlier this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.16 per cent to close at 24,646.48, while the broader Nifty gained 0.13 per cent to end ... Read More »

Apple Gains Silicon Valley’s Backing in Government Fight

Tim Cook has picked a fight with the US government and Silicon Valley is joining his side. From Google to Facebook, the industry’s biggest names rallied around Apple’s chief executive officer after he vowed to resist a court order demanding it help unlock the iPhone of a shooter in a terrorist attack. Cook described the request as an “unprecedented step ... Read More »