Rupee

  • Rupee closes at 61.07 depreciates by 31 paise again US dollar 23-04-2014 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday depreciated by 31 paise to finish at one-month low at 61.07 against the dollar on sustained dollar demand from banks and importers. "Lesser supply of inflows from FIIs and month-end demand for the US currency weighed on the rupee. Some debt related outflows from overseas...
  • 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....
  • Rupee weakens for second straight day 22-04-2014 10:20 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee hit a one-month low on Tuesday as continued dollar demand from oil importers and weaker regional currencies kept it under pressure even after the local unit posted its worst single-day fall since March 20 in the previous session. The rupee ended at Rs 60.77 compared with previous...
  • Sesa, Wipro, SBI lose & HDFC Bank up 1 per cent; Nifty ends flat 22-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended on an absolutely flat note. The Sensex was down 6.46 points at 22758.37, and the Nifty slipped 2.30 points at 6815.35. About 1472 shares advanced, 1277 shares declined, and 166 shares were unchanged. Capital goods and oil & gas lend support to the indices while metals...
  • Rupee plunges 30 paise to one-month low of 60.59 against dollar 21-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday lost a hefty 30 paise to end the day at almost one-month low of 60.59 against the dollar due to fresh demand for the US currency from importers, mainly oil refiners despite a surge in stocks. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic...
  • 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...
  • Wipro's Q4 profit rises 28.8 pc to Rs 2,226.5 crore 17-04-2014 07:43 PM

    Bangalore: The country's third-largest software services firm Wipro on Thursday posted a 28.8 per cent increase in profit to Rs 2,226.5 crore in the quarter ended March 31 on the back of improving global economic sentiment and cost optimisation. The Bangalore-based firm had registered a profit of Rs 1,728.7 crore...
  • Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak 17-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: After three days of losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday surged by over 351 points on value buying by foreign funds amid corporates TCS and HCL Tech reporting robust fourth quarter earning figures. The 30-share Sensex soared by 351.61 points, or 1.58 per cent, to end the day's...
  • Rupee ends at 60.29 up 8 paise against dollar 17-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday gained by 8 paise to close the day at 60.29 against the dollar in line with the surge in stock markets, breaking three-day losing streak. Fresh dollar selling by exporters amid weak dollar overseas aided the rupee, forex dealers said, adding that sustained capital outflows...
  • Rupee at 3-week closing 60.37 against US dollar 16-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday lost 14 paise to register its three-week closing low of 60.37 against the dollar amid capital outflows and continuing demand for the US currency from oil refiners. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic currency resumed lower at 60.30 a dollar from the...
  • Sensex falls for 3rd day, loses 208 points as IT, realty stocks hit 16-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex fell for the third straight day by losing 208 points on increased profit selling by funds in IT, capital goods and realty stocks. The 30-share index dropped by 207.70 points, or 0.92 per cent, to close at 22,277.23 points. It had lost 230.40 points...
  • Rupee ends at 60.23 vs US dollar, dips to two-week low 15-04-2014 09:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday lost six paise to register its two-week closing low of 60.23 against the dollar on sustained dollar demand from importers. A firm overseas and capital outflows also weighed on the rupee, a forex dealer said. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic...
  • Rupee loses 10 paise against dollar 11-04-2014 11:10 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday lost 10 paise to end the day at 60.17 against the dollar in line with fall in local stocks, amid fresh dollar demand from importers. Dollar gaining strength in overseas markets also hit the local currency, forex dealers said. The dollar index was up by...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red; Infosys up 1 pc ahead of Q4 results 11-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: After remaining under pressure for the whole day, the market ended on a negative note. The Sensex was down 86.37 points at 22628.96, and the Nifty was down 20.10 points at 6776.30. About 1473 shares have advanced, 1227 shares declined, and 171 shares are unchanged. Sun Pharma, TCS and...
  • Rupee ends higher by 7 paise at 60.07 against the US dollar 10-04-2014 11:30 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday gained 7 paise to settle the day at 60.07 against the dollar which quoted lower in overseas markets on hints that the Fed Reserve may keep interest rates low. Fresh selling of greenback by exporters and banks also aided the rupee to record gains, forex...
  • Market ends with marginal gains, Nifty slips below 6800 10-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended with marginal gains as the Nifty slipped below 6800. The Nifty was flat to end at 6796.40 while the Sensex was up 12.99 points at 22715.33. About 1476 shares advanced, 1221 shares declined, and 189 shares were unchanged. Tata Power ended up 4 percent followed by...
  • Rupee recovers 26 paise vs dollar in early trade 09-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday appreciated by 26 paise to 59.85 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange amidst IMF's forecast of improved growth prospects for India. Besides, a higher opening in the domestic equity market and strengthening of other Asian currencies against the dollar overseas...
  • Rupee up 29 paise against dollar in early trade 07-04-2014 09:52 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee appreciated by 29 paise to trade at 59.79 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday on selling of the American currency by banks. Forex dealers said sustained foreign capital inflows also supported the rupee but a lower opening in the domestic equity market and dollar...
  • Sensex loses 150 points, Nifty ends below 6700; Cipla, SBI up 04-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: Investors booked profit ahead of the weekend, which dragged the market on Friday. The Sensex closed down 149.57 points at 22359.50, and the Nifty ended at 6694.35, down 41.75 points. About 1640 shares advanced, 1119 shares declined, and 143 shares were unchanged. BHEL, NTPC and Bharti Airtel lost 2...
  • 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 above 6700; SBI loses 2 pc, pharma outperforms 03-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks retreated from record highs on Thursday with the Nifty snapping 10-day winning streak on account of profit booking in banks, oil & gas and capital goods stocks. The market fell as much as 0.8 percent intraday but it managed to trim losses in late trade. The Sensex...
  • Exclusive: Not worried about rupee overvaluation right now, says Rajan 02-04-2014 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan said he was not worried about rupee overvaluation for now. Strong foreign fund inflows over the last couple of months have lifted the rupee to an 8-month high, stoking concerns that India's exports could become uncompetitive. "When we were at 60/$, people...
  • Rupee closes at 59.90 vs US dollar 02-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday ended flat at 59.90 against the dollar after surrendering initial gains on mild dollar selling by exporters. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic unit commenced higher at 59.80 a dollar from last weekend's close of 59.91. It shot up further to touch...
  • Sensex gains 46.30 points to end FY14 on cheerful note 31-03-2014 09:23 AM

    Mumbai: Stock markets ended 2013-14 fiscal on a positive note with the Sensex rising by 46.30 points to fresh record closing high of 22,386.27 on buying by foreign funds in select oil, metal and banking stocks ahead of RBI policy meet. The 30-share barometer, which remained on a record setting...
  • Nifty ends tad below 6700, rupee gains; SBI leads 28-03-2014 10:15 AM

    Mumbai: Both the Nifty, Sensex ended at record closing high. Nifty hit intra-day record high of 6701.6 while the Sensex hit intra-day record high of 22,364. Bank Nifty up for fifth day in a row, gained up to 1.2 per cent. NSE cash volume at Rs 13,614 crore on first...
  • Rupee below 60 per dollar for first time in eight months 28-03-2014 09:53 AM

    Mumbai: Continuing its rising streak, the rupee on Friday strengthened to below 60 level at 59.90 for the first time since July 2013 against the US dollar in late afternoon trade on sustained foreign fund flows. Dealers said sustained selling of the American currency by banks and exporters and ongoing...
  • Nifty ends March series above 6600, Sensex up 119.07 points 27-03-2014 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: It is a record closing of March F&O series with the Nifty ending at 6642, up 40.35 points. The Sensex was up 119.07 points at 22214.37. About 1668 shares have advanced, 1105 shares declined, and 158 shares are unchanged. SBI, Bharti Airtel, Hero Motocorp, GAIL and NTPC were big...
  • Rupee opens at 60.24 per dollar, down 11 paise 27-03-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee opened marginally lower in early trade on Thursday. It slipped 11 paise to 60.24 per dollar versus Wednesday's closing value of 60.13 a dollar. Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank said, "Risk-on in global markets is resulting in FII flows into India keeping rupee well supported....
  • Rupee gains 34 paise to end at 8-month high against dollar 26-03-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: In line with rising local equities, the rupee on Wednesday firmed up by 34 paise to close at eighth-month high of 60.14 against the dollar on sustained capital inflows. Dollar selling by exporters and some banks also aided the rupee surge, a forex dealer said. At the Interbank Foreign...