Bombay Stocks Exchange

  • BSE preopening session restarts after technical snag July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The preopening session of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has restarted after a technical snag forced it to close at 9:30 am on Thursday. Exchange operator BSE halted trading on Thursday morning across all of its markets, including shares, currencies and indexes due to a network outage, BSE said. BSE...
  • Amitabh Bachchan rings bell at Bombay Stock Exchange June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Tuesday morning rang the bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange as part of the promotions of "Yudh", a TV show which marks his debut in the fiction space on the small screen. He said he felt privileged. "I am extremely honoured and privileged to be here at...
  • Coal India officers call off strike; output impact minimal March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Coal India(COAL.NS) officers called off their three-day strike midway on Friday after receiving assurances from its chairman on pay-related demands, a union leader said, ensuring little impact on production that peaks in March. The state-owned company, the world's No. 1 coal miner that accounts for about 80 percent of...
  • 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 slips 146 points as stocks fall for the second day December 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex buckled under selling pressure in the second half of trade on Wednesday and fell over 146 points as rising crude oil prices renewed fears of inflation, amid investors adopting a cautious stance ahead of state election results. After losing 43.09 points on Monday, trading in Sensex began...
  • Sensex jumps 69 points on 'Mahurat trading' November 3, 2013

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rose 69 points in the special Diwali trading on Sunday, led by good buying support in auto, FMCG and oil and gas stocks. The 30 scrip sensitive index S&P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened the special session at 21,278.08 points...
  • Sensex ends at 20,725.43, down 42.45 points October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: After hitting 21,000 on the Sensex for the first time since Nov 2010, the market gave up early gains to end marginally in the red. M&M, L&T, GAIL , HDFC Bank and Tata Motors are top gainers in the Sensex. Wipro , Coal India , TCS , Jindal Steel and...
  • Sensex closes 49 points lower, IT stocks fall September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Friday closed 49 points lower in a volatile trade ahead of the wholesale price index figures and US stimulus tapering next week. The 30-scrip S~~amp;amp;P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,744.54 points, closed at 19,732.76 points, down 49.12...
  • Domestic, international factors behind economic turmoil: PM August 29, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said India is passing through a difficult economic situation due to a combination of domestic and external factors such as the US monetary stance and the conflict in Syria which the country has to "reckon" with. "It cannot be denied that the country is faced...
  • RBI's rupee rescue lifts Sensex by over 400 points August 29, 2013

    Mirroring the turnaround in rupee, stock markets on Tuesday soared with the S~~amp;amp;P BSE benchmark Sensex logging its best gain in a week of nearly 405 points to end at 18,401.04 on across-the-board buying after RBI opened a special window to help PSU oil firms meet daily forex needs. The gains...
  • SpiceJet accepts CEO Niel Raymond Mills's resignation August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has accepted the resignation of its chief executive Niel Raymond Mills, 18 months before his service contract was to expire. While no name has been announced for his successor, the airline on Saturday informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that Mills' resignation, submitted in July, was...
  • Sensex tests 20,000; YES Bank at 9month low July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: 12:59pm Wockhardt shares crashed more than 18 per cent after Macquarie slashed its 12month target price to Rs 750 and downgraded the stock to neutral. Uncertainty around remediation timelines and future approvals continue. The USFDA letter is now on the website asking the company to put in place a...
  • Joe Biden in Mumbai to focus on USIndia trade partnership July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mumbai late Tuesday night. During his Mumbai visit, he will focus on the USIndia trade partnership. He is expected to speak at the Bombay Stock Exchange. He will also attend a round table conference with Indian business leaders later in the day...
  • Sensex ends flat after hitting near twomonth high July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex ended flat after rising to its highest intraday level in nearly two months as HDFC fell after its Junequarter earnings missed estimates while blue chips such as Sun Pharma declined on profitbooking. Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC.NS) provisionally fell 3.5 percent, while Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (SUN.NS) ended...
  • Sensex slips 223 points; weak rupee, outflows hurt June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Continuing worries over capital outflows coupled with fresh weakness in the rupee cast a shadow on stock markets with the S&P BSE Sensex on Monday slipping by around 233 points to end at over twomonth lows, making investors poorer by a staggering Rs 1.1 lakh crore. Besides, steep fall...
  • BSE Sensex up for 3rd day; Coal India, Hero Moto shine May 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks surged in the late afternoon trade to extend its rally for three consecutive sessions after big rout last week. The news of monsoon expected to hit India in the next 34 days helped lift the sentiment considering agriculture contributes significantly to the country's growth. The Sensex closed...
  • No need for nervousness, Chidambaram assures stock markets May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday sought to assuage the stock market, after it declined by over 350 points, by asserting that there was no need for any "nervousness" and the participants should read the situation correctly rather than be influenced by external developments. "There is no need for...
  • Sensex plunges as dollar firms up; ITC leads FMCG slide May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks plunged 2 per cent on Monday, the biggest single day fall in more than a year, with brokers attributing the crash to profit taking after the recent run up. Signs of a recovery in the US economy also made investors jittery as they feel a portion...
  • Sensex closes 120 points down; banks, realty stocks take a breather April 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks closed in red on the first day of the new derivatives expiry.Indices have gained over 6 per cent in the last fortnight and seems like traders have lightened their positions in the realty and banking stocks ahead of the monetary policy review on May 3. IT...
  • Sensex tops 19,000; Ambani bros' deal lifts ADAG stocks April 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares rallied on Tuesday after a sedate start, with investors appearing to have regained their appetite for midcap stocks. The BSE Sensex finished above the psychological 19,000mark, up 176 points over its previous close. The Nifty rose 43 points to close at 5748. The biggest news of the day was...
  • Sensex ends marginally higher, shrugs off weak manufacturing data April 1, 2013

    Equity benchmarks ended marginally higher on Monday even as macro indicators showed that the economy is yet to turn. The Sensex rose 29 points to close at 18865 and the Nifty gained 22 points to close at 5704. Mid and small cap shares were the star performers of the day....
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: SC verdict won't heal our wounds, say victims March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: A battered Bombay Stock Exchange was one of the most evocative images of the 1993 bomb blasts. Twenty years on, on the day of the verdict on Thursday, it was business at the stock exchange as usual. But for some, the wounds have still not healed. Kirti Ajmera, a...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at 2013 lows February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks ended trade in the red however off the day's low. The BSE Sensex closed down 61.97 points at 19435.21 after touching an intraday low of 19,381.82. The NSE 50share Nifty ended trade flat at 5887.40, down 0.16 per cent. Both the indices are at their 2013...
  • Sensex ends below 20,000; realty firms melt amid midcap carnage January 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Investors dumped shares of mid and small cap companies amid a selloff that intensified in realty firm HDIL. Dealers attributed the panic to a mix of negative news and disappointing quarterly numbers, causing investors to question the rich valuations most stocks are enjoying. The gloom spilled over to frontline...
  • Sensex edges up to new 2year high; oil stocks gain January 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex edged higher on Friday to touch twoyear high as oil companies such as ONGC rose on hopes a proposed change in the government's pricing formulas would boost gas prices, while IT stocks rose on expectations for a better 2013. Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd provisionally rose...
  • Sensex ends at a higher note, Nifty above 6000 January 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex edged higher on Thursday for a third consecutive session of gains, closing at 19764.78, as technology stocks, such as Infosys, advanced on expectations for betterthanexpected quarterly earnings results. Infosys Ltd rose 1.24 per cent, while Tata Consultancy Services Ltd gained 1.37 per cent. Software services exporters will...
  • BSE Sensex up, tech stocks lead gains December 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex is up 0.25 per cent and the Nifty gains 0.17 per cent higher, tracking steady Asian markets. Exportdriven technology shares leading gains on the back of short covering as recent underperformance was seen overdone. Infosys gains 1.2 per cent after falling 5.75 per cent in December as...
  • Sensex ends 13 points up; Tata Motors, techs gain December 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex provisionally rose on Monday led by gains in Tata Motors that extended its recent rally on hopes of improved sales at its key unit Jaguar Land Rover and as shortcovering helped gains in technology shares such as Infosys. The Sensex on Monday gained 13.09 points or 0.07...
  • Sensex closes 111 points up, bank stocks advance December 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed 111 points higher on continued buying in banking and auto stocks after the Parliament passed the banking bill that paves way for foreign investments in the sector and establishment of new private banks. Rising for the second straight day, the...
  • BSE remains world's top exchange November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Leading bourse Bombay Stock Exchange has extended its lead as the world's top exchange in terms of the number of listed companies, outpacing the major global peers like NYSE, Nasdaq and London Stock Exchange by almost 100 per cent. The BSE had a total of 5,174 companies listed...