SENSEX

  • Sensex closes 654 points down on Thursday, bank stocks plunge 20 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Negative global cues and future and options (F&O) expiry led a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), to close on Thursday's trade down 654 points or 2.33 per cent. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed trade in the...
  • Sensex falls for 6th day, down 50 points to nearly 10-week low Yesterday

    Mumbai: Ahead of March derivative contract expiry, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed 50 points down to nearly 10-week low of 28,111.83 on losses in capital goods, power and metal stocks, extending its string of losses to the sixth straight session. Sensex constituents such as L&T, SBI, TCS, NTPC, ONGC, GAIL,...
  • Rupee weakens by 6 paise against dollar in early trade on Wednesday Yesterday

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by six paise at 62.32 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the US currency overseas. Fresh demand for the dollar from importers also weighed on the local currency but a higher opening in the domestic...
  • Sensex slips for 5th day; Tata Motors down 3.4%, banks drag 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The market extended its southward journey for the fifth consecutive session on Tuesday. The Sensex lost 30.30 points to 28161.72 and the Nifty fell 7.95 points to 8542.95. About 1111 shares have advanced, 1701 shares declined, and 182 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Banks pulled the market down...
  • Sensex ends marginally lower, Nifty holds 8550 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The market closed marginally lower on Monday. The Sensex shed 69.06 points to 28192.02 and the Nifty lost 20 points to 8550.90. More than two shares declined for every share advancing on the Bombay Stock Exchange. State-run power equipment maker BHEL fell nearly 4 per cent. ICICI Bank, Infosys, Reliance...
  • Rupee in green for 5th straight day as dollar loses strength 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday rose for the fifth straight session against the Greenback and ended at 62.46 with a gain of six paise on sustained selling of dollars, wrapping up its best week in about two months. Besides the US Federal Reserve's signal that it will raise rates at...
  • Sensex, Nifty end lower; NTPC tanks 6 per cent 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The market ended lower dragged mostly by capital goods and FMCG stocks. The Sensex is down 208.59 points or 0.7 per cent at 28261.08. The Nifty is down 63.75 points or 0.7 per cent at 8570.90. About 770 shares have advanced, 2104 shares declined, and 168 shares are unchanged....
  • Sensex sheds 152 points, Nifty weak 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The market ended lower. The Sensex was down 152.45 points or 0.5 per cent at 28469.67 and the Nifty slipped 51.25 points or 0.6 per cent at 8634.65. About 1123 shares advanced, 1714 shares declined and 195 shares were unchanged. Axis Bank, BHEL, SBI, Reliance and ICICI Bank were...
  • Sensex slips 114 points ahead of US Fed policy meeting outcome March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: After rising over 70 points in initial trade, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell back to close over 114 points down at 28,622.12 on caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. While the Fed is not expected to announce any hike in rates tonight, traders are keeping a...
  • Sensex rebounds 299 points on hopes US Fed won't hike rates soon March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Tracking positive global cues, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday logged its first rise in three days, gaining about 299 points to end at 28,736.38 as a batch of tepid US economic indicators triggered hopes that Fed will not raise interest rates soon. In a highly volatile session, initial sharp...
  • Sensex at one-month low, down 65 points on profit-booking March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: In a volatile trade, the benchmark Sensex on Monday fell over 65 points to hit an over one-month low of 28,437.71 on profit-booking in metal, FMCG, oil & gas and power stocks ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy meet. The 30-share Sensex after hitting a session high of...
  • Sensex nosedives 427 points as inflation rise hits rate cut hopes March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices hit their lowest levels in a month on Friday with the Sensex tanking 427 points to 28,503.30 and the Nifty plunging 128 points to 8,647.75 due to intense selling pressure after rise in retail inflation dashed hopes of aggressive interest rate cuts. The selling was indiscriminate...
  • Sensex firm, Nifty opens above 8750 March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The market has opened firm with the Sensex gaining 151 points at 28803.50. The Nifty is at 8752, up 50.75 points. About 702 shares have advanced, 136 shares declined, and 93 shares are unchanged. SBI, ICICI Bank, BHEL, Sesa Sterlite and HDFC are top gainers in the Sensex. Among...
  • Sensex drops for 3rd day; ends 50 points lower; Hindalco tumbles March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its fall to the third straight session, the benchmark Sensex closed down by over 50 points at fresh one-month low of 28,659.17 on Wednesday on selling in metal, healthcare, oil & gas and capital goods stocks amid sustained fund outflows. In volatile movements, the 30-share BSE index opened...
  • Sensex down 109 points or 0.38 per cent on Tuesday's trade March 10, 2015

    Mumbai A day after it fell more than 600 points, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Tuesday's trade down 109 points or 0.38 per cent. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed the day's trade provisionally...
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  • News 360: SMS, Internet services still blocked in Dimapur; 22 arrested in mob lynching case March 9, 2015

    The situation is slowly returning to normalcy in Dimapur city of Nagaland after the horrific lynching of a rape accused by a mob of thousands on Thursday. Twenty two people have been arrested in connection with the case but the incident has now led to a political tussle between the...
  • Sensex, Nifty log biggest drop in 3 months on US rate hike fears March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian markets on Monday logged their biggest drop in 3 months with benchmark Sensex tanking 604 points to end below 29,000 mark and the Nifty index slipped 181 points to fall below 8,800 level on fears that an earlier-than-expected rate hike by US will hit fund inflows. It was a...
  • Sensex rebounds 68 points as pharma, FMCG, banking shares rise March 5, 2015

    Mumbai: After taking a day's breather, markets on Thursday continued their upward journey with the benchmark Sensex rebounding over 68 points while the Nifty edged up 15 points on buying in pharma, FMCG, banking and auto shares amid sustained foreign fund inflows. In volatile movements, the 30-share BSE index opened firm...
  • Sensex breaches 30,000 mark, Nifty above 9,100 on RBI rate cut March 4, 2015

    Sensex breached the 30,000-mark and the Nifty hit a lifetime high of 9,119.20 in opening trade on Wednesday in a surprise move, cut repo rate by 0.25 per cent. The 30-share index crossed the 30,000-mark by surging 431.01 points, or 1.45 per cent, to trade at an all-time high of...
  • Rupee slips 33 paise to 1-week low against US dollar after Raghuram Rajan's currency comment March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: In line with weak stocks, the rupee on Wednesday slipped by a hefty 33 paise -- its fourth straight daily loss -- to close at 62.25 against dollar amid RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's comment that an "excessively strong rupee" is undesirable as it triggers disinflationary pressures. Heavy demand for...
  • Sensex falls 644 from top after hitting 30,000 on RBI rate cut March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices nosedived in the last hour of trade on Wednesday after touching record highs earlier in the day spurred by the 25 basis point repo rate cut. The 30-share BSE Sensex shed 213 points to close at 29380.73, after hitting a new high of 30024.74 intraday. The 50-share...
  • Nifty rises to record high above 9,000; Sensex at over 1 month peak March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the fourth session, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday jumped 134.59 points to end at over one-month high of 29,593.73 and the NSE's Nifty breached the 9,000-mark for the first time on the back of foreign buying in RIL, Cipla, Sun Pharma and TCS shares. The Nifty, after...
  • Nifty breaches 9,000-mark on fund inflows; RIL leads rally March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange index Nifty breached the 9,000-level for the first time in pre-close session on Tuesday on sustained inflow of foreign capital amid growth-oriented and market-friendly measures in the Budget. The 50-issue Nifty crossed the 9,000-level for the first time by gaining 47.20 points, or 0.52 per...
  • Nifty hits new peak, Sensex up 97 points on Budget cheer March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday continued its upward journey for the third straight session, rising over 97 points higher to end at 29,459.14 while the Nifty index closed at a new peak of 8,956.75 led by surge in capital goods and banking shares boosted by Budget proposals. Barring Maruti Suzuki,...
  • Northeast region to get a new film production centre: Arun Jaitley February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: A centre for film production will be set up in the northeast region of the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. "A centre for film production would be set up in the northeast," he said, presenting the union budget in parliament. The government has laid special emphasis on developing...
  • Budget 2015: Nifty at 1-month closing high, Sensex up 141 points; banks soar February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: After a volatile day, the market ended Budget day trading on a higher note. The Nifty was at a 1-month closing high. The 50-share index was up 57.25 points at 8901.85. The Sensex ended up 141.38 points. About 1241 shares have advanced, 1494 shares declined, and 220 shares are...
  • Sensex, Nifty surge after Eco Survey boosts Budget hopes February 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Ahead of Modi government's first full Budget, the benchmark Sensex on Friday logged its best daily gain in almost six weeks, spurting 473.47 points to 29,220.12 after the Economic Survey made a strong pitch for big-bang reforms while projecting faster growth and improved fiscal situation. The BSE Sensex opened at...
  • Rupee hits fresh 3-week high, gains 22 paise to end at 61.75 vs US dollar February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Bucking a weak trend in Indian stocks, the rupee on Thursday surged by 22 paise to close at a fresh three-week high of 61.75 against the US currency on persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters. Debt-related inflows also continued to support the rupee which rose for the third...
  • Rail Budget dampner, Nifty ends at 8684 February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: The Rail Budget failed to enthuse investors dragging the market after Minister Suresh Prabhu hiked freight rates. February F&O expiry also added pressure in the market. The Nifty ended F&O expiry at 8683.85, down 83.40 points or 0.9 per cent. The Sensex lost 261.34 points or 0.9 percent at...