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Japan Today  Apr 8  Comment 
Share buybacks are all the rage among the world's companies, to the delight of many shareholders but not of critics who say they are lazy, short-sighted and mostly…
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 6  Comment 
The board of directors of Akzo Nobel India on Friday approved a proposal to buy back shares worth ₹235.20 crore. The company intends to buy back 11.20
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 5  Comment 
Shares of Akzo Nobel India will remain in focus on Friday, as its board of directors will meet to consider a proposal to buy back equity shares. If ap
The Economic Times  Apr 4  Comment 
The scrip was trading 5 per cent up at Rs 1891.15 at around 9.30 am (IST).
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 31  Comment 
Share buy-backs are now in the eye of a storm. The 'gold rush' among companies to announce buy-backs -- Rs 49,000 crore worth of offers were announce
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 28  Comment 
“The I-T department’s position is without merit”
The Economic Times  Mar 27  Comment 
About 56 companies launched share repurchase programmes this financial year, worth Rs 52,350 crore, 54 per cent higher than the previous year.




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A buyback, also known as a share repurchase, is when a company uses excess capital in the form of cash or debt to purchase its own shares on the public market, thereby reducing the number of shares outstanding. In doing so, the company's management signals to the marketplace that it believes its stock is under-priced and that a buyback is the best way to allocate the company's resources.

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