MKTS

  • Sinha assumes office as 8th SEBI Chairman February 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Upendra Kumar Sinha on Friday took charge as market regulator SEBI's Chairman from the outgoing Chief Chandrashekar Baskar Bhave, who is said to have considerably raised the bar of the institution during his threeyear tenure. As the 8th Chairman of the market watchdog, 'UK', as he is known among his...
  • Mkts in red on profit booking, weak global cues October 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Markets have opened sharply lower in line with fall in Asian and US markets and have lost most of the Tuesday's gain on the back of profit booking. Selling is seen in realty, metal, banking, telecom, power, capital goods and technology stocks. Midcap and small cap stocks have also...
  • Greed and fear: Two factors that rule the market October 9, 2008

    Washington: A financial expert from the US said, This better work! He was talking about the Fed's emergency interest rate cut calming investors' fears. The recent halfpercentagepoint cut is just one way the government is trying to stop the stock selloff. But amid that and other urgent acts, why are...
  • Market crisis: Investors' morale low, savings in peril October 9, 2008

    Mumbai: It's not just investment bankers and traders who have been hit by the financial crisis. In India, the profile of investors includes the retired, the housewives and the middle class. Many have just seen their savings wiped out. The torrid financial wave has hit like a tsunami. Global markets seeing...
  • Men high on sex hormone make higher profits September 30, 2008

    Washington: Higher levels of testosterone, a male sex hormone, are likely to fuel financial brinkmanship, according to a new study that sheds light on biological origins of risk taking. The study was jointly led by Anna Dreber of Harvard University and the Stockholm School of Economics and Coren Apicella, Harvard department...
  • Watch: Richard Quest speaks on US bailout, its impact and trends September 30, 2008

    US congress rejected the bailout plan that has now resulted in economic slowdown in markets worldwide. CNNs Richard Quest says It was complete politics no question abt it, we were told that the bailout would be passed by the house this week. But the Republicans couldnt muster to get the...
  • No panic seen in Indian mkts: Sebi September 30, 2008

    Mumbai: CB Bhave, Chairman of SEBI feels that the current global financial situation is no cause for panic. He sees no panic in the Indian markets, reports CNBCTV18 quoting NewsWire18. He said that he would be monitoring the stock markets closely. He feels India will come out stronger...
  • Mkts marginally weak; Ranbaxy, ICICI Bank, Sterlite plunge September 17, 2008

    Mumbai: Markets have opened higher in early trade after sharp recovery seen in Tuesdays trade and have reacted positively to global cues as US markets bounced back after Fed announced bailout package for AIG. But benchmark indices did not hold that gain and immediately drifted lower and are...
  • Crude oil has inched, it is higher by 5 dollars per barrel August 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Crude oil has gained for the fourth session in a row as a sliding dollar has encouraged investors to buy commodities. Tension in Russia and worries that a tropical storm might reenter the Gulf of Mexico has also supported the crude rally. Thursday's rally has left analysts divided, with...
  • Mkts slip further; SBI, NTPC, HDFC Bank top losers August 21, 2008

    Mumbai:Markets have opened lower on the back of profit booking after Wednesdays positive run up and weak Asian cues. Selling is seen in banking, capital goods, power, technology and realty stocks. Nifty is trading below 4400. At 9:56 am, the Sensex fell 108 points at 14,570 and Nifty down 33 points...