Stock Exchange

  • Sensex gains 321 points, Nifty closes above 7600; ICICI up 5 pc 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Stocks rose in Europe after China reported economic growth figures that were slightly stronger than markets had expected, although the reaction in Asia was more muted. The world's second largest economy expanded at a 7.5 per cent annual pace in the second quarter, the statistics bureau said, just beating the...
  • Rupee down 11 paise against dollar in early trade 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by another 11 paise to trade at 60.187 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to renewed demand for the American currency from importers and appreciation of the greenback overseas. Forex dealers said besides dollar's gains against other currencies...
  • BSE pre-opening session restarts after technical snag July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The pre-opening 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...
  • Workers fear uncertain future as UP Stock Exchange fails to comply with Sebi guidelines June 23, 2014

    As the UP Stock Exchange faces the risk of de-recognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30-year-old bourse say they are looking at an uncertain future. According to Sebi regulations a bourse not having a minimum turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and a networth of...
  • ITC shares drag down Sensex to nearly 3-week lows June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday fell for the fourth straight session and ended about 74 points down at nearly three-week low levels as tobacco shares led by index heavyweight ITC slumped on fears of excise duty hike, amid concerns over rising crude on continued violence in Iraq. Stock markets...
  • Iraq conflict drags Sensex 275 points; Cipla, Kotak Bank shine June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks washed out some of previous day's gains on Wednesday, falling one percent each after the tension in Iraq escalated further but the Nifty managed to hold 7500 level. The BSE Sensex fell 274.94 points to close at 25246.25 and the NSE Nifty slipped 73.50 points to 7558.20...
  • 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...
  • Oil & gas drives Sensex, Nifty to record highs; ONGC up 11 pc June 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks saw new all-time highs on Friday supported by oil & gas and banking & financials stocks. State-run ONGC and petrochemical major Reliance Industries contributed most to Nifty gains. The 30-share BSE Sensex rallied 376.95 points or 1.51 percent to 25396.46 and the 50-share NSE Nifty...
  • Rupee ends flat at 59.33 against US dollar ahead of ECB policy decision June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: In lacklustre trade, the rupee closed flat at 59.33 against the US dollar on alternate bouts of buying and selling as investors await a European Central Bank policy decision later on Thursday. The rupee commenced better at 59.27 a dollar from last close of 59.33 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange...
  • Sensex ends above 25000 for 1st time ever; Sesa, BPCL zoom June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices ended at new record closing highs on Thursday, the first working day of Narendra Modi-led NDA government in parliament. The rally in metals, oil & gas and FMCG stocks helped the BSE Sensex to close above the 25,000-mark for the first time ever. The index was up...
  • Sensex snaps record-setting spree, down 56 points on caution May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian stock markets took a breather on Wednesday with benchmark Sensex losing 56 points to retreat from a record as investors booked profits and ended four straight days of gains sparked by hopes of the BJP-led NDA forming the next government at the Centre. The Sensex, which had gained 1,547...
  • CBI examines ex-Sebi chairman CB Bhave in MCX case May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday quizzed former Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman CB Bhave in connection with granting sanction to Jignesh Shah-founded Financial Technologies (India) and MCX to function as a full-fledged private stock exchange. Bhave was examined in Bangalore by a team of CBI...
  • Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak April 17, 2014

    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...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red; Infosys up 1 pc ahead of Q4 results April 11, 2014

    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...
  • Market ends with marginal gains, Nifty slips below 6800 April 10, 2014

    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...
  • Sensex loses 150 points, Nifty ends below 6700; Cipla, SBI up April 4, 2014

    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...
  • Tata Steel and Axis gain, Reliance falls 3 per cent; Sensex ends flat March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: After a rangebound day, the market ended on a flat note. The Sensex was up 13.66 points at 21753.75, and the Nifty gained 10.10 points at 6493.20. About 1575 shares advanced, 1231 shares declined, and 144 shares were unchanged. Steel stocks remained stars of the day...
  • Sensex ends flat, Nifty above 6500 March 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After a little bit of negativity in the last hour, the market ended on a positive note. The Nifty managed to end above 6500 at 6516, up 12.45 points. The Sensex was up 22.81 points at 21832.61. Maruti hogged the limelight with a consistent 7 percent gain throughout the...
  • 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 up over 50 points after Chdambaram presents interim budget February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex is up 56.21 points at 20423.03, and the Nifty up 13.90 points, at 6062.25. About 1000 shares have advanced, 909 shares declined, and 127 shares are unchanged. Chidambaram highlighted the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance government's achievements and outlined the vision for the future. The main budget...
  • Sensex extends gains in late morning trade, up 135 points February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex gained by 135 points in late morning trade on persistent buying mainly in Banking, Capital Goods, Realty, Refinery and Auto counters triggered by firm global trend. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries (RIL) rose by 1.37 per cent after the company issued a media statement following directions...
  • Rupee up 21 paise to end at 62.22 vs US dollar February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday rose 21 paise, logging its best daily gain in two weeks, to end at 62.22 after trade gap narrowed in January and the dollar fell ahead of Fed Reserve chief Janet Yellen's testimony to US Congress. Fresh dollar selling by exporters and some banks also helped...
  • Markets end flat, Sensex 29 points up February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The market has closed on a flat note with Nifty below the 6100-mark. The Nifty ended up 9.25 points at 6062.70 while the Sensex was up 29.10 points at 20363.37. About 1259 shares advanced, 1357 shares declined, and 134 shares were unchanged. Tata group stocks were on buyers' radar...
  • Sensex inches up 16 points; posts worst weekly loss in 6 months January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday inched up 16 points to snap a five-day losing trend on mild buying and wrapped up the week with its worst performance in six months. The BSE barometer, which shed 875.41 points in the past five sessions, edged up by just 15.60 points, or...
  • Sensex falls nearly 202 points to end at 21,063.62 January 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Falling for the second session, the benchmark Sensex on Friday dropped nearly 202 points on selling in shares of TCS, HDFC and ICICI Bank. The BSE Sensex, which had lost 24.31 points on Thursday, dropped further by 201.56 points, or 0.95 per cent, to end at 21,063.62, after touching...
  • BSE Sensex posts biggest single-day gain this year January 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose nearly 2 per cent to post its biggest daily gains this year on expectations the Reserve Bank of India will keep interest rates on hold and the US Federal Reserve will stick to its ultra-loose monetary policy for longer. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed 1.81 per...
  • Sensex falls over 64 points to end at 20,787.30 January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex fell for fourth straight session and closed over 64 points down on Monday hurt by losses in ICICI Bank, Infosys and RIL shares as investors continued to adopt a cautious stance ahead of quarterly earnings. Data showing the country's service sector output again falling in December and negative...
  • 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....
  • Pakistan: Karachi stock exchange makes history, cross 25,000 points December 7, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's main stock exchange in Karachi achieved a new landmark on Friday when it crossed the 25,000-point mark for the first time in the country's history. The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark 100-share index crossed 25,000 during mid-day trading and ended the day on 24,870 points. Dealers said that the...
  • Sensex hits month's closing high as BJP leads exit polls December 5, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 1 per cent on Thursday to mark its highest close in a month, as stocks of blue chips, including lenders surged after exit polls predicted a strong showing for the key opposition party in state elections held recently. The election results are due on Sunday....