Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index up; Indiabulls Housing Finance jumps 5%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with most of its components trading with gains in Tuesday’s afternoon session. Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 5.69 per cent), Shriram Transport Finance Company (up 4.20 per cent), Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company (up 3.75 per cent) and Indiabulls Ventures (up 3.51 per cent) were the top gainers in the index. ICICI Bank (up 2.38 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services (up 1.58 per cent), State Bank of India (up 1.37 per cent) and REC (up 1.08 per cent)…

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Share your ideas: how to write for the Higher Education Network

Here are our tips on how to pitch a strong idea and write a successful piece for the Higher Education Network We want to hear your ideas about life in universities. Photograph: Alamy We have a large and active community of members on the Guardian Higher Education Network, many of whom write blogs and comment pieces for us. We value these contributions enormously – you are the real experts on the higher education sector and our coverage is enhanced by your insider experience of how things work on the ground.…

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Cape Town: share your tips with GuardianWitness or #GuardianCapeTown

We’re searching for the most interesting insider tips on Cape Town. The best will be published as part of a city guide next week Cape Town and Table Mountain. Photograph: Alamy Guardian Travel is producing a guide to South Africa’s dramatically situated Cape Town – and we need your help to do it. We’d like you to tell us about the best museums and galleries, bars and cafes, the most interesting things to do and the insider tips you’ve picked up by travelling or even living and working in the…

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