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  • Sensex, Nifty end lower amid volatility; metals surge 05-05-2015 09:32 AM

    Mumbai: It was a choppy session on Dalal Street Tuesday after a sharp rally in previous session. Benchmark indices remained in a narrow range throughout the session and finally ended lower. Banking & financials and power stocks saw selling pressure while metals and energy shares supported. The 30-share BSE Sensex...
  • Dalal Street on fire: Sensex soars 479 points, Nifty ends above 8300 04-05-2015 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The market was on fire fueled strongly by oil, FMCG and pharma stocks. The Sensex ended up 479.28 points or 1.8 per cent at 27490.59 and the Nifty scaled the 8300-level. The 50-share index closed up 150.45 points or 1.8 per cent at 8331.95. About 1954 shares advanced, 838...
  • Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2015; FM Arun Jaitley clarifies on MAT 30-04-2015 07:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Finance Bill 2015 was tabled in the Parliament on Thursday and was passed later with a voice vote. The Bill contains the government's tax proposals for the fiscal FY16. Speaking in the lower house, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday defended his Finance Bill and gave clarifications...
  • Nifty ends April series at 8181, Sensex falls 427 points in week 30-04-2015 10:23 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks continued their slide on Thursday, with the Nifty breaching the psychological 8200-mark and the Sensex slipping below 27,000. Brokers said concerns over earnings growth, macro recovery are prompting foreign institutional investors to head for other emerging markets which are doing better at the moment. In addition, unwinding...
  • Sensex ends 170 points lower, Nifty slipped to 45.85 points on Wednesday 29-04-2015 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended a volatile session on a weak note. The Sensex was down 170.45 points or 0.6 per cent at 27225.93, and the Nifty slipped 45.85 points or 0.5 per cent at 8239.75. About 1526 shares advanced, 1186 shares declined and 157 shares were unchanged on Wednesday. Bharti...
  • Sensex skids over 261 points, Nifty ends at 8214 27-04-2015 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex closed down 260.95 points or 0.9 per cent at 27176.99 and the Nifty ended at 8213.80, down 91.45 points or 1 per cent at 8213.80. About 667 shares have advanced, 2063 shares declined, and 144 shares are unchanged. SBI, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy's Labs, BHEL and HDFC...
  • Rupee hits three and half month low of 63.56 per dollar, down 24 paise against dollar 24-04-2015 09:39 AM

    Mumbai: Continuing its losing streak for the second straight session, the rupee on Friday closed at a fresh three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the US dollar after plunging to 63.64 in intra-day trade on sustained demand for the American currency from importers amid weaker equities. After touching an intra-day...
  • Sensex tanks 297 points, Nifty ends at 8305 24-04-2015 09:11 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex plunged 297.08 points or 1 percent at 27437.94 and the Nifty dived 93.05 points or 1 per cent at 8305.25. About 719 shares advanced, 2049 shares declined and 156 shares were unchanged. Cipla fell 4 per cent while Vedanta and Axis Bank were down 3 per cent...
  • Sensex down 155 points, Nifty below 8400; Tata Steel up 5 per cent 23-04-2015 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: On a day of wide fluctuations, a benchmark index for Indian equities, the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 155.11 points, or 0.56 percent, down on Thursday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed 31.40 points or 0.37 percent...
  • Sensex slips 210 points, Nifty below 8400 21-04-2015 10:04 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended in red as the Sensex is down 210.17 points or 0.7 per cent at 27676.04. The Nifty is down 70.35 points or 0.8 per cent at 8377.75. About 1324 shares have advanced, 1377 shares declined, and 188 shares are unchanged. Wipro, Axis Bank, Sesa Sterlite, SBI...
  • Sensex, Nifty nosedive to over 3-wk low on tax issue concerns 20-04-2015 10:08 AM

    Mumbai: Aggressive selling by foreign funds on tax concerns bogged down markets today as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by more than 555 points to over three-week low of 27,886.21, while sharp fall in heavyweights like RIL, Infosys and weak global cues added to the fall. The 50-share Nifty nosedived...
  • Sensex slips 134 points, Nifty holds 8700 16-04-2015 10:02 AM

    Mumbai: The market continued to see selling pressure for the second consecutive session on Thursday. The Sensex fell 133.65 points to 28666.04 and the Nifty shed 43.50 points to 8706.70. About 1091 shares have advanced, 1711 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Hero Motocorp, Sun Pharma,...
  • US dollar ended lower against the rupee at 62.36 per dollar 15-04-2015 09:37 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee snapped its two-day losing streak against the American currency, firming up by 15 paise to close at 62.36 per dollar on fresh selling by banks and exporters on the back of lower dollar in the overseas markets. The rupee opened sharply higher at 62.38 per dollar against...
  • Sensex falls 245 points, Nifty ends at 8750 15-04-2015 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: The market saw steep fall in late trade with the Sensex losing 244.75 points to 28799.69 and the Nifty declining 83.80 points to 8750.20. Even the broader markets snapped 10-day winning streak, falling more than half a per cent. About 1376 shares have advanced, 1492 shares declined, and 151...
  • Sensex, Nifty close flat; Reliance up for 4th straight day 10-04-2015 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The market has seen consolidation on Friday after rising for last five consecutive sessions on short covering. The Sensex fell 5.83 points to 28879.38 and the Nifty gained 2.05 points at 8780.35. However, the broader markets remained favourite for buyers as the BSE Midcap gained 0.4 per cent and...
  • Sensex climbs 177 points as Moody's upgrade lifts bank stocks 09-04-2015 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex extended its winning run to the fifth session on Thursday, rising over 177 points to end at nearly four-week high of 28,885.21, after Moody's upgraded India's outlook to 'positive' from 'stable'. Lenders led the rise with Axis Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank rallying in...
  • Sensex ends higher; banks drag as RBI keeps rates unchanged 07-04-2015 10:23 AM

    Mumbai: Banks stocks remained subdued on Dalal Street on Tuesday after RBI's status quo policy, but a dramatic late recovery helped equity benchmarks close higher for the third consecutive session. Meanwhile, the rally in broader markets continued. The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 12.13 points to 28516.59 and the 50-share NSE...
  • Nifty ends above 8650, RBI policy eyed 06-04-2015 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: The market saw major buying interest in last couple of hours of trade on Monday. The Sensex rallied 244.32 points or 0.86 percent to 28504.46 and the Nifty climbed 73.65 points or 0.86 per cent to 8659.90. The broader markets outperformed benchmarks with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices...
  • Sensex soars 517 points, logs biggest gain in over 2-months 30-03-2015 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday surged by over 517 points-- its biggest one-day gain in nearly two-and-a-half months-- to end at 27,975.86 on across-the-board buying amid firm global cues. Brokers attributed the the steep rise to value buying from an "over-sold" position after persistent fall in stock prices...
  • Sensex slips for 5th day; Tata Motors down 3.4%, banks drag 24-03-2015 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: The market extended its southward journey for the fifth consecutive session on Tuesday. The Sensex lost 30.30 points to 28161.72 and the Nifty fell 7.95 points to 8542.95. About 1111 shares have advanced, 1701 shares declined, and 182 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Banks pulled the market down...
  • Sensex ends marginally lower, Nifty holds 8550 23-03-2015 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: The market closed marginally lower on Monday. The Sensex shed 69.06 points to 28192.02 and the Nifty lost 20 points to 8550.90. More than two shares declined for every share advancing on the Bombay Stock Exchange. State-run power equipment maker BHEL fell nearly 4 per cent. ICICI Bank, Infosys,...
  • Sensex, Nifty end lower; NTPC tanks 6 per cent 20-03-2015 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended lower dragged mostly by capital goods and FMCG stocks. The Sensex is down 208.59 points or 0.7 per cent at 28261.08. The Nifty is down 63.75 points or 0.7 per cent at 8570.90. About 770 shares have advanced, 2104 shares declined, and 168 shares are unchanged....
  • Sensex firm, Nifty opens above 8750 12-03-2015 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: The market has opened firm with the Sensex gaining 151 points at 28803.50. The Nifty is at 8752, up 50.75 points. About 702 shares have advanced, 136 shares declined, and 93 shares are unchanged. SBI, ICICI Bank, BHEL, Sesa Sterlite and HDFC are top gainers in the Sensex. Among...
  • Sensex rebounds 68 points as pharma, FMCG, banking shares rise 05-03-2015 09:36 AM

    Mumbai: After taking a day's breather, markets on Thursday continued their upward journey with the benchmark Sensex rebounding over 68 points while the Nifty edged up 15 points on buying in pharma, FMCG, banking and auto shares amid sustained foreign fund inflows. In volatile movements, the 30-share BSE index opened...
  • Sensex falls 644 from top after hitting 30,000 on RBI rate cut 04-03-2015 09:23 AM

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices nosedived in the last hour of trade on Wednesday after touching record highs earlier in the day spurred by the 25 basis point repo rate cut. The 30-share BSE Sensex shed 213 points to close at 29380.73, after hitting a new high of 30024.74 intraday. The 50-share...
  • Budget 2015: Nifty at 1-month closing high, Sensex up 141 points; banks soar 28-02-2015 09:19 AM

    Mumbai: After a volatile day, the market ended Budget day trading on a higher note. The Nifty was at a 1-month closing high. The 50-share index was up 57.25 points at 8901.85. The Sensex ended up 141.38 points. About 1241 shares have advanced, 1494 shares declined, and 220 shares are...
  • Rail Budget dampner, Nifty ends at 8684 26-02-2015 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Rail Budget failed to enthuse investors dragging the market after Minister Suresh Prabhu hiked freight rates. February F&O expiry also added pressure in the market. The Nifty ended F&O expiry at 8683.85, down 83.40 points or 0.9 per cent. The Sensex lost 261.34 points or 0.9 percent at...
  • Railway Budget 2015: HC tells Railways to reconsider commuters' security policy 26-02-2015 09:19 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Railways to reconsider its policy on providing security to commuters in long-distance trains while hearing a petition filed by a young woman who lost her leg after being was pushed out of a moving train as she was chasing a thief...
  • Rail Budget: Prabhu needs to look for ways to raise funds 26-02-2015 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: The world's largest passenger carrier (23 million a day), fourth-largest freight carrier (1 billion tonne a year) that operates 19,000 trains daily covering a 65,000 kilometres of route length, the Indian Railways truly is a story of scale. However, another story that has run alongside and grew every...
  • Uinon Budget 2015: Fiscal stimulus averaging 1 per cent of GDP will be good, says Edelweiss 25-02-2015 06:44 PM

    It's just a few days left for the Union Budget and expectations are running high. Nirav Sheth, head of sales & strategy - Wholesale Capital Markets - Edelweiss Financial Services, feels the market would be looking at the whole package and not just one or two key announcements. According to...