Summary NEW YORK: The CEOs of Indian IT giants Wipro and HCL are among this year's recipient of leadership awards given by the UN's body on women for their work on principles of women's empowerment and helping champion gender equality. Ahead of International Women's Day, 250 leaders from business, government, civil society , and academia joined UN Women and the UN Global Compact in highlighting not only the challenge, but also policies, models and lessons to realising gender equality in the workforce. The Women's Empowerment Principles - Equality Means Business is a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact.
Summary ET Now: HCL Technology has delivered a stellar set of numbers. Now both of these are coming together and from another three-year perspective, we see a significant convergence of that where the ratios will really become more like 50-50. So that is what is painting the positive momentum in the market.
Summary Your hiring has been anaemic for sometime and the headcount has shrunk. These are non-discretionary spends, but with a flavour of transformational embedded within them. The deal duration would typically be threefive years and depending on the complexity, the revenue start coming in after an average of two quarters. We hear differing commentary from companies. The reason there is mixed commentary is presumably because of the business mix of each organisation.
Summary The chief executive officers of Indian IT giants Wipro and HCL Tech are among this year's recipient of leadership awards given by the UN's body on women for their work on principles of women's empowerment and helping champion gender equality. Kurien and his company have been recognised with the WEPs 'Cultural Change for Empowerment Award 2014' for proactive commitment to gender equality throughout business operations and developing innovative programs that respond to women's multiple responsibilities and societal expectations, said a statement from UN Women. Gupta and HCL Tech are recognised with the '7 Principles Award 2014' for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy that integrates the WEPs principles within the company's internal operations, while externally supporting and strengthening gender equality in its communities.
Summary In an chat with ET now, Rahul Shah , Associate Vice President, Group Leader-Equity Advisory Group, Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd , gives his views on the IT pack. Rahul Shah: On Friday you saw a lot of long positions being built up in IT stocks. So IT still looks convincing from here onwards and if you have the expiry in mind, HCL Tech is one stock in the IT space which looks convincing, which can give you a decent move.
Summary Sensex soars 164 pts; cement stocks zoom 6%, HCL Tech up 4%. Sensex soars 164 pts; cement stocks zoom 6%, HCL Tech up 4%. Cement stocks were stars of the day; ACC, Ambuja Cements, UltraTech Cement and India Cements shot up 6 percent each.