BSE Sensex

  • Sensex jumps over 200 points, tech shares up August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex jumps over 200 points and the Nifty is trading 1 per cent higher, heading for their first winning session in three. Technology stocks lead on weaker rupee - Infosys Ltd surges 3.7 per cent. Lenders gain ahead of the RBI's policy review, due on Tuesday. State Bank of...
  • Sensex loses 110 points, Nifty ends below 7650; Infosys up 3 pc June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The market snapped four-day winning streak amid volatility on Wednesday on account of profit-taking. The broader indices underperformed benchmarks with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices falling 1 percent and 0.67 percent, respectively. The Sensex slipped 109.80 points to close at 25473.89 while the Nifty held 7600 level amid...
  • Sensex reclaims 21,000 mark, logs best monthly gain since October February 28, 2014

    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 November...
  • Sensex plunges over 426 points to end at 20,707.45 January 27, 2014

    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 of...
  • Sensex at record high of 21,337.67; pharma, metal shares gain January 22, 2014

    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, surpassed its...
  • Sensex loses 101 pts; Nifty holds 6200 January 14, 2014

    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 December 17, 2013

    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 October 29, 2013

    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 the...
  • Rupee drops another 25 paise to 61.52 against dollar October 21, 2013

    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 at...
  • Sensex ends at 19,902.07, up 384.92 points October 3, 2013

    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 stock...
  • Sensex closes at 19,727.27, down 166.58 points September 27, 2013

    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? September 20, 2013

    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 September 19, 2013

    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 the...
  • Eye-watering onion prices send India's inflation to six-month high September 17, 2013

    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 three-year...
  • Rupee at near one-month high; inflation plays spoiler September 16, 2013

    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 annual...
  • Sensex, Nifty flat; ICICI Bank, Bharti, Maruti gainers September 16, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 value...
  • Sensex rises 219 points after PM's assurances on rupee, growth August 30, 2013

    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 Parliament...
  • Yes Bank, Canara Bank, HDFC Bank shares erase early gains as rupee tumbles a new low August 21, 2013

    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, which...
  • Friday's carnage erased early gains, Sensex down 191 points August 20, 2013

    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 closed...
  • Sensex falls 153 points, ignoring FDI norms as rupee weakens August 2, 2013

    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...
  • Sensex ends 85 points up; RIL, HUL soar July 5, 2013

    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 July 4, 2013

    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 did...
  • Sensex zooms to 1-month high at 182 points July 1, 2013

    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 June 27, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 11, 2013

    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 Steel...
  • Sensex nearly flat as free-falling rupee dashes rate cut hopes June 10, 2013

    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 day...
  • Sensex snaps three-day fall, up 22 points June 5, 2013

    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 June 3, 2013

    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 only...