BSE Sensex

  • Sensex reclaims 21,000 mark, logs best monthly gain since October 28-02-2014 09:28 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday jumped over 133 points to reclaim the 21,000 mark buoyed by gains in bluechips including TCS, Tata Motors and Hindalco, to log the best monthly rise since October 2013. For the week, the Sensex gained 419.37 points -- the best since the week ending...
  • Sensex plunges over 426 points to end at 20,707.45 27-01-2014 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Monday plunged over 426 points, the biggest drop in about 5 months, on massive selling across stocks on rising uncertainty ahead of the RBI policy meet and a global sell-off linked to US tapering fears. Growing concerns about slowing growth in China and a mixed bag...
  • Sensex at record high of 21,337.67; pharma, metal shares gain 22-01-2014 09:09 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex on Wednesday closed at record high of 21,337.67 points gaining 86.55 points as buying emerged in pharma, metal and banking stocks on expectations of strong corporate earnings and rate cut by the Reserve Bank. The 30-share barometer, which rose for the third straight day,...
  • Sensex loses 101 pts; Nifty holds 6200 14-01-2014 11:37 AM

    Mumbai: After a volatile session, the market ended on a weak note. The Sensex ended down 101.33 points at 21032.88, and the Nifty closed at 6241.85, down 30.90 points. About 1197 shares have advanced, 1457 shares declined, and 295 shares are unchanged. Pharma stocks Cipla, Dr Reddy's Labs were top...
  • Sensex ends weak, Nifty dips over 1per cent ahead of RBI meet 17-12-2013 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: The consolidation in market continued for the second session on Tuesday as investors are eyeing for RBI policy that will be announced on Wednesday. The day that was looking like a sigh of relief after a fall in previous five sessions gave up gains in last hour of trade....
  • Sensex ends up 359 points, Nifty above 6200; ICICI up 6 pc 29-10-2013 09:54 AM

    Mumbai: Both the Sensex and the Nifty end at highest closing level in 2013. Bank Nifty closes at highest closing level since July 15. The market records seventh highest turnover. All Bank Nifty stocks close in the green with gain of 4-7 per cent. It was a spectacular rally as...
  • Rupee drops another 25 paise to 61.52 against dollar 21-10-2013 06:35 PM

    The rupee fell for the second day amid volatility in the stock markets, dropping 25 paise to 61.52 against the dollar, on Monday, on persistent demand from importers and banks as the US currency strengthened overseas. The rupee opened at 61.35 per dollar as against the previous close of 61.27...
  • Sensex ends at 19,902.07, up 384.92 points 03-10-2013 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday vaulted 385 points to end at a over one-week high of 19,902.07 helped by rise in metal, banking and capital goods shares on firming hopes that the partial US government shutdown will force the Fed to avoid tapering its stimulus programme soon. Domestic...
  • Sensex closes at 19,727.27, down 166.58 points 27-09-2013 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: The market kick-started October F&O series in the green territory. The Nifty is up 23.30 points at 5905.55 while the Sensex is up 52.62 points or 0.26 per cent at 19946.47. About 211 shares have advanced, 51 shares declined, and 18 shares are unchanged. The rupee started a day...
  • The Last Word: Has the US federal reserve move brought an end to India's economic worries? 19-09-2013 10:15 PM

    The rupee surged 2.6 per cent on Thursday, hitting its highest in nearly five weeks, as the US Federal Reserve's decision not to dial back its easy money policy is expected to provide a reprieve to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its policy making. ...
  • After US Fed's move, rupee rallies to near 5-week high, closes at 61.77 19-09-2013 06:20 PM

    The rupee surged 2.6 percent on Thursday, hitting its highest in nearly five weeks, as the US Federal Reserve's decision not to dial back its easy money policy is expected to provide a reprieve to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its policy making. The rupee, which was among...
  • Eye-watering onion prices send India's inflation to six-month high 17-09-2013 09:06 AM

    India's headline inflation shot to a six-month high in August, driven by a 245 percent annual jump in onion prices, hardening the case for Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan to keep interest rates high at his first policy meeting later this week. Food inflation accelerated to a...
  • Rupee at near one-month high; inflation plays spoiler 16-09-2013 06:18 PM

    Mumbai: The rupee rallied to a near one-month high on Monday, as hopes for a prolonged easy monetary policy in the US boosted emerging markets, but surging headline inflation put domestic policy challenges back in focus. Headline inflation shot to a six-month high in August, driven by a 245 percent...
  • Sensex, Nifty flat; ICICI Bank, Bharti, Maruti gainers 16-09-2013 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: It's been a volatile session on Dalal Street. Both the Sensex and Nifty started the session on a strong note markets but gave up all those gains later as August WPI inflation jumped too 6-month high. Global markets rallied as Larry Summers withdrew from the race for US Federal...
  • Indian stocks, currency sink as Syrian tension worsens 03-09-2013 05:00 PM

    Mumbai:Indian rupee and stock markets plunged on Tuesday, with bechmark Sensex sliding by 650 points on reports that missiles were fired at Syria, raising fears of disruption in oil supply and spike in prices. The Indian rupee slipped below 68 against a dollar, losing more than two percent of its...
  • Sensex rises 219 points after PM's assurances on rupee, growth 30-08-2013 09:28 AM

    Mumbai: In a day of see-saw trade, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 219 points to the highest level in more than two weeks after the Prime Minister's optimistic comments on the rupee and economy assured investors ahead of the release of Q1 GDP data. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told...
  • Yes Bank, Canara Bank, HDFC Bank shares erase early gains as rupee tumbles a new low 21-08-2013 07:26 PM

    In highly volatile trade, banking stocks on Wednesday erased almost all the gains they notched up in early trade after the rupee declined sharply to sub-64 levels. Banking stocks were trading in the positive terrain on BSE taking cues from RBI measures to ease liquidity in the system. Yes Bank,...
  • Friday's carnage erased early gains, Sensex down 191 points 17-08-2013 05:36 PM

    Friday's mayhem following fall in the rupee value to an all-time low amid concerns over the continuity of US Fed's stimulus programme washed out all initial gains of the benchmark and BSE Sensex. It witnessed a decline of 191 points, extending losses for the fourth straight week. The market was...
  • Sensex falls 153 points, ignoring FDI norms as rupee weakens 02-08-2013 09:28 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex on Friday surrendered initial gains from liberalised FDI norms and declined 153 points, the eighth day of losses, as the rupee weakened past the 61 level again. The 30-share Sensex opened at 19,399.55 points and climbed to a high of 19,451.70 on buying in...
  • Sensex ends 85 points up; RIL, HUL soar 05-07-2013 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday closed 85 points higher led by gains in bluechips, including RIL and HUL, on sustained buying by funds on some capital inflows, amid a firm trend overseas. The 30-share index commenced the day's trade on a bullish note at 19,616.89 but lost most...
  • Sensex ends 233 points up; IT, FMCG surge 04-07-2013 09:30 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks surged on Thursday, but brokers cautioned of volatility near term, given the global geopolitical developments and India's weak macro-economic fundamentals. The Sensex ended at 19410.84, up 233.08 points over the previous close, and the Nifty gained 66.05 points to close at 5836.95. To everybody's surprise, the market...
  • Sensex zooms to 1-month high at 182 points 01-07-2013 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: Extending its rally for the third straight session, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday rose by 181.58 points to close at nearly one-month high, led by gains in bluechips, including RIL, L&T and Maruti, amid higher foreign fund inflows. The 30-share index commenced on a firm note at 19,456...
  • Sensex ends 323 points up; Oil & Gas, IT, pharma soar 27-06-2013 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: 3:40 pm Winners and losers: ONGC (up 4.1 per cent), TCS (up 3.8 per cent), HDFC Bank (up 3.6 per cent), Sun Pharma ( 3.5 per cent) and Reliance (up 3.5 per cent) are major gainers. Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, NTPC, Coal India and BHEL are top losers in...
  • Sensex ends 110 pts down, rupee at all-time low; IT surges 26-06-2013 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: 3:30 pm Market closing: The Sensex ends down 109.33 points at 18519.82, and the Nifty closes at 5581.25, down 27.85 points. The market has sunk further as the rupee hits an all-time low of 60 per dollar. The Nifty too slips below the 5600 and is currently at 5590.70,...
  • Sensex at nearly 2-month low; slumps 298 points on weak rupee 11-06-2013 09:46 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday fell by a staggering 298.07 points to close at its lowest level in nearly two months, mainly led by drop in interest rate sensitive stocks as rupee slumped to new lows dashing hopes of a rate cut by RBI next week. Also, Jindal...
  • Sensex nearly flat as free-falling rupee dashes rate cut hopes 10-06-2013 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: Surrendering most of its early gains, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday closed just 12 points higher as rupee hitting record lows dashed hopes of a rate cut by RBI, while IT stocks rose on expectations of better dollar revenues. In a volatile trade, the 30-share index, commenced the...
  • Sensex snaps three-day fall, up 22 points 05-06-2013 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: Breaking a three-day losing run, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed 22 points up at 19,568.22 on buying in Reliance Industries, ONGC and HDFC Bank shares at low levels even as global markets fell on fears that an early withdrawal of US monetary stimulus will impact inflows. Smart...
  • BSE Sensex sheds 150 pts; Infosys bucks trend, autos skid 03-06-2013 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks extended losses on Monday amid weak European cues, as investors preferred taking more profits out. From last month, it has been seen that whenever the BSE Sensex tried to hold the 20000-level it has always seen profit booking. Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com says today's market action is...
  • Sensex falls 455 points; GDP dashes rate cut hopes 31-05-2013 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and the Nifty fell 2 per cent on Friday, marking their biggest single day percentage fall since March 2012 as lenders such as ICICI Bank reeled after economic growth data came in line with expectations, dashing hopes the RBI would cut interest rates in June. ICICI...
  • Sensex snaps three-day upmove, down 13 points 29-05-2013 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday snapped a three-day winning run to end around 13 points lower as cautious investors booked profits in stocks like ICICI Bank, HDFC, TCS and Tata Steel ahead of monthly settlement in the derivative segment. Sensex, which had gained 487 points in the last...