Leyland loss: Ashok Leyland today posted a net loss of Rs 141.75 crore for the first quarter ended 30 June 2013. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 66.93 crore during the same period of the previous fiscal.     pti
SBI rates: State Bank of India today ruled out increasing its lending rates following the Reserve Bank of India&’s move to hike short-term borrowing costs as part of a slew of steps to support the falling rupee.     pti
JP Morgan fund: JP Morgan Asset Management India today launched JP Morgan US Value Equity Off-shore Fund. With this, it has opened up an opportunity to invest in the world&’s largest stock market.     sns
Jet Airways: Jet Airways will seek its shareholders’ approval to elevate promoter Naresh Goyal’s daughter Namrata and son Nivaan at the company’s annual general meeting slated to take place early next month.     pti
Registered firms: The total number of registered companies in the country has crossed 13 lakh mark, but 1.44 lakh of these firms are "dormant" and have not filed their annual returns for past three years.     pti
Stake purchase: SBI Mutual Fund today acquired 43 lakh shares of air compressor manufacturer Elgi for about Rs 39 crore through open market transactions, as per information available with the stock exchanges.     pti