Indian Markets

  • Nifty ends at record closing high on expiry day; banks lead 23-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks saw record closing highs Wednesday, on expiry day for April series derivative contracts. The Nifty climbed 25.45 points to close at 6840.80 and the Sensex advanced 118.17 points to 22876.54 after hitting intraday highs of 6,861.60 and 22912.52, respectively. Experts remain bullish on the Indian equity market...
  • Rupee at down 21 paise against dollar in early trade 22-04-2014 10:37 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee declined by 21 paise to trade at fresh one-month low of 60.80 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencies overseas. Besides, increased demand for the US dollar from importers also put pressure on the rupee....
  • Sensex, Nifty end at new closing high; Sesa Sterlite up 5 per cent 21-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended on record closing high strong support by capital goods, banks, metals and auto stocks. The Nifty ended at record closing high of 6817.65 up 38.25 points while the Sensex was up 135.99 points at 22764.83. About 1701 shares advanced, 1000 shares declined, and 169 shares were...
  • Rupee ends 26 paise lower against US dollar; back in 60 levels 03-04-2014 10:00 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday dropped 26 paise to close at 60.16 against the dollar on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers in view of the US currency gaining in overseas markets and weakness in local equities. Forex dealers, however, said foreign capital inflows seemed persisting and this capped...
  • Nifty ends at 6537; metals, IT, pharma crack & banks lead 10-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex ended up 15.04 points at 21934.83, and the Nifty was up 10.60 points at 6537.25. About 1450 shares advanced, 1331 shares declined, and 156 shares were unchanged. After breaching 22,000 level for the first time, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell 47 points in early trade on Monday...
  • Rupee falls 32 paise, ends at 62.42 vs US dollar 13-02-2014 11:10 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday erased initial gains and slipped 32 paise, logging its biggest daily drop in over two weeks, to end at 62.42 versus the dollar in line with weakness in domestic stocks and sustained demand of the American currency from oil importers. The rupee commenced higher at...
  • Rupee down 10 paise against dollar in early trade 22-01-2014 09:12 AM

    Mumbai: Continuing its falling streak for the fourth straight day, the rupee fell by 10 paise to 61.98 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on sustained demand for the American currency from importers. Forex dealers said apart from demand from importers,...
  • Sensex snaps 2-day fall, gains 141 pts on good Wipro show 20-01-2014 09:24 AM

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-day losing streak, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday gained over 141 points on buying in bluechips led by IT stocks after Wipro posted encouraging quarter earnings. The 30-share barometer rose by 141.43 points, or 0.67 per cent, to close at 21,205.05 points. The index, which lost...
  • Sensex surges nearly 257 points to end at 21,289.49 15-01-2014 09:26 AM

    Mumbai: All-round buying after wholesale inflation declined to a five-month low lifted the benchmark Sensex today by nearly 257 points to its highest level since December 9 on hopes the RBI will lower interest rate to boost economic growth. The NSE barometer Nifty also jumped over 79 points to reclaim...
  • BSE Sensex posts first gain this year 08-01-2014 09:30 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose on Wednesday to mark its first daily gain this year, snapping a five-session losing run, as exporters such as Tata Consultancy services rose on earnings optimism while Coal India surged on plans for an interim dividend. Export-driven Tata Consultancy Services provisionally rose 1.1 per cent,...
  • Rupee ends 28 paise higher at 61.13 versus US dollar 09-12-2013 06:16 PM

    Mumbai: The US dollar ended cheaper against the rupee at 61.13/14 per dollar and the Pound Sterling also finsihed lower at Rs 100.15/17 at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market (FOREX) today. The BSE Sensex ended at closing high of 21,326.42 with a gain of 329.89 points or...
  • Gold futures down on weak global cues 03-12-2013 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Gold prices moved down by 0.31 per cent to Rs 28,739 per 10 gram in futures trade on Monday as speculators trimmed their exposures, tracking a weak trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February next year eased by Rs 90, or 0.31 per...
  • Rupee rises by 13 paise to close at 62.31 versus dollar 02-12-2013 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: Rupee rose by 13 paise to close at 62.31 versus dollar on Monday. The rupee rose by 16 paise to 62.28 against the dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange after the economy grew by a higher-than-expected 4.8 per cent in the September quarter. Forex...
  • India surpasses China, US as most attractive investment destination: Survey 24-11-2013 05:07 PM

    With relaxation in FDI norms to boost investor sentiments, India has emerged as the most attractive investment destination surpassing neighbouring China and the US, says a report. The global survey of leading consultancy firm Ernst and Young (EY) has ranked India as the most attractive investment destination followed by Brazil...
  • Sensex soars 451.32 points to end at nearly two-week high of 20,850.74 18-11-2013 09:25 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex and the Nifty rose more than 2 per cent on Monday, to mark their biggest single-day gain in a month, tracking gains in other Asian markets, cheered by the prospect of extended stimulus in the United States and real economic reform in China. World shares hit a...
  • October inflation inches up to 7 per cent; highest in FY14 14-11-2013 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Costlier food items, including vegetables, pushed the October wholesale inflation to 7 per cent, the highest in current financial year. The inflation measured on the wholesale price index (WPI) was 6.46 per cent in the previous month and 7.32 per cent in the October 2012. As per the...
  • Rupee closes at 63.73 vs US dollay, lower 49 paise 12-11-2013 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: Continuing its slide for the fifth straight day, the rupee on Tuesday closed at 63.73 vs US dollar down by 49 paise. The rupee lost 23 paise to trade at 63.47 on strong dollar demand from importers. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the local currency opened lower...
  • Rupee closes at 63.18 vs US dollar, up 71 paise 11-11-2013 09:13 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee closed at 63.18 vs US dollar, up 71 paise on Monday. The rupee on Monday opened at 63.02 against US dollar. It was lower by 55 paise from the earlier close. The rupee closed at 62.7 against US dollar on Friday. The rupee depreciated by 24 paise...
  • Rupee closes at 62.7, up by 31 paise against US dollar 08-11-2013 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee closed at 62.7, up by 31 paise against US dollar on Friday. The rupee depreciated by 24 paise to 62.65 in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased dollar demand from banks and importers. Forex dealers said besides dollar gaining against other...
  • Sensex ends at fresh one-week low of 20,822.77 07-11-2013 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell for a third consecutive session on Thursday after Standard & Poor's said it may cut the country's sovereign rating if the next government fails to provide a credible plan to revive the economic growth. Traders said TV reports quoting economic affairs secretary Arvind Mayaram as...
  • Rupee down, ends at 62.41 versus US dollar 07-11-2013 09:30 AM

    Mumbai: Rupee on Thursday ended two paise or 0.03 per cent down at 62.41 versus US dollar. Rupee had opened flat at 62.40 per dollar on Thursday as against previous day's closing of 62.39 per dollar. According to Ashutosh Raina of HDFC Bank , re-emergence of US Fed tapering expectations...
  • Sensex falls for second day, consolidating after record high 06-11-2013 09:46 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, retreating further from a record high, as recent outperformers such as ICICI Bank (ICBK.NS) continued to be hit by profit-taking. Whether a recent rally that pushed the Sensex to a record high on Sunday can be sustained will...
  • Stock market to remain open today for Muhurat trading 03-11-2013 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will remain open on Sunday between 6:15 PM and 7:30 PM for Muhurat trading. The BSE, NSE, Forex and Money markets will remain closed on Monday, November 4, 2013, for "Diwali-Balipratipada". The Oils and Oilseeds market will also...
  • Rupee weakens tracking broad dollar rally; share gains limit fall 01-11-2013 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee dropped to a three-week low on Friday while also posting its biggest weekly fall in two months as a sharp sell-off in the euro and broad rally in the greenback hurt amid the absence of any fresh domestic triggers. The euro fell to a two-week low against...
  • Sensex ends Samvat 2069 at all-time closing high of 21,196.81 01-11-2013 09:23 AM

    Mumbai: The Samvat 2069 ended on a cheerful note with benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday settling at a new all-time closing high of 21,196.81 on buying in realty, banks, metal and auto shares, amid renewed optimism on the economic front. After gaining 594.24 points in the past three sessions, the...
  • Sensex closes at record high, registers Rs 5 lakh crore turnover for first time 31-10-2013 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Thursday settled at all-time closing high at 21,164.52, notching up a gain of 130.55 points, on heavy buying in bluechips led by consumer durables and banks as attractive earnings triggered a new wave of optimism. The gains came on the back of heavy volumes, amid...
  • Rupee weakens on dollar short-covering; gains for second month 31-10-2013 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened on Thursday, hurt by dollar short-covering in later trade, but the local currency posted its second straight monthly gain on the back of continued buying of local shares by foreign institutional investors. The Sensex rose on Thursday to mark a record closing high as state-run lenders...
  • Sensex hits an all-time closing high of 21,021 on strong foreign inflows 30-10-2013 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex closed at a record high on Wednesday as telecoms firms such as Bharti Airtel surged after reporting higher margins, while continued foreign inflows boosted sentiment. The Sensex has now gained 21 per cent since hitting an intraday yearly low of 17,448.71 points on August 28, a...
  • Rupee ends at over 2-week high, up 8 paise at 61.23 vs dollar 30-10-2013 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee added another 8 paise to end at 61.23 against the dollar, the highest level in more than two weeks, as the US currency traded stable ahead of the outcome of Federal Reserve's meeting on Wednesday and as domestic shares surged to a record. The rupee also got...
  • Sensex ends flat, down by 28 points 22-10-2013 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: BSE Sensex on Tuesday ended 28 points down at 20,864.97. This after the market opened on a flat note with the Sensex down 22.30 points at 20871.59, and the Nifty down 12.65 points or 0.20 per cent at 6192.30. About 217 shares advanced, 116 shares declined, and 14 shares...