STOCK EXCHANGES

  • SEBI permits Jaipur Stock Exchange to exit bourse business March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Sebi on Monday allowed Jaipur Stock Exchange Limited (JSEL) to exit as a bourse from the nation's capital markets. According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), JSEL has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case...
  • Not having women on board shameful, will lead to 'very serious' consequences: SEBI March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Corporate India's "shameful" failure to appoint enough women directors ahead of a deadline set by regulators for April 1 will result in "very serious" consequences for firms, the head of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Friday. SEBI in 2014 imposed a quota of one female...
  • Sensex sheds 152 points, Nifty weak March 19, 2015

    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 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 ends above 29K, Nifty at new peak January 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending their record-setting spree for the third day, the BSE Sensex on Thursday closed above the 29,000-mark for the first time and the Nifty touched another peak of 8,774.15 with sustained buying by funds in healthcare, capital goods, metal and auto sector stocks. Continuing its surge for the sixth day,...
  • Sensex flat, Midcap outperforms; oil & metals dip, banks up December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: It was another day of consolidation for equity benchmarks on Tuesday due to lack of volumes while the broader markets mildly outperformed. Banks and capital goods stocks supported the market while oil & gas and metals stocks were under pressure. The 30-share BSE Sensex advanced 7.81 points to 27403.54...
  • Rupee up 5 paise against dollar at 63.25 December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday gained a marginal 5 paise to close the day at 63.25 against the dollar on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid bullish stocks. Dollar losing strength in the overseas markets also helped the rupee rise. At the...
  • Sensex climbs 330 points, Nifty crosses 8300 mark on global rally December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose for the third day ending about 330 points higher on buying in banking, FMCG and auto stocks amid firming trends in global markets. The wider Nifty of NSE reclaimed the 8,300-mark amid positive domestic factors after the introduction of...
  • Rupee up 40 paise against dollar in early trade December 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After three sessions of weakness, the rupee strengthened by 40 paise to 63.21 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said besides selling...
  • Rupee below 63-level, plunges 51 paise against dollar in early trade December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee slipped below the 63-mark by falling 51 paise to trade at a fresh 11-month low of 63.45 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday on the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. Forex dealers said besides continued...
  • Rupee crashes 65 paise Vs dollar to near 11-month low of 62.94 December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday weakened by 65 paise to close at nearly 11-month low of 62.94 against the US dollar due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. A stronger US dollar in global markets ahead of the US Fed's meeting...
  • Sensex drops 251 points as oil stocks slip; logs worst week in 3 years December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday slumped by 251.33 points to end at 27,350.68 and logged its worst weekly drop in three years on hefty losses in oil&gas, realty and metal shares, amid continued tumble in oil prices raising concern over the strength of the global economy. As many as 11...
  • Sensex closes flat; auto stocks rise December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat. The markets which were sluggish during the day's trade, ended on a marginal negative note a day after the RBI kept the key...
  • Rupee edges higher to 62.02 vs US dollar after slumping to 9-month low December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday erased initial losses and edged one paisa higher at 62.02 versus the greenback on late dollar selling by exporters and some banks, snapping a two-day losing trend. After opening weak, the rupee hit a fresh nine-month low of 62.25 against US dollar as traders reacted...
  • Sensex, Nifty log first drop in 4 sessions ahead of RBI policy December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Stocks fell for the first time in four sessions today with benchmark Sensex slipping 134.37 points to 28,559.62 and Nifty dipping 32.35 points to 8,555.90 on caution ahead of RBI policy review and weak global cues. Oil and gas stocks were the biggest laggards after global crude prices hit a...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at record closing high on oil prices fall November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended at new record closing high on Friday following further fall in crude oil prices after the OPEC decided not to cut output. Hopes of rate cut or indication of rate cut in monetary policy on December 2 also pushed market higher. The Sensex rose 255.08 points...
  • Sensex up 34.71 points to close at 28,067.56; Nifty ends at 8,401.90 November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Thursday closed 34.71 points high to close at 28,067.56 while Nifty ended at 8,401.90 with rise of 19.60 points. Earlier in the day shares were flat to positive in opening trade, with Nifty testing the 8,400 level it lost on Wednesday. At open, the Sensex was up 0.15...
  • Sensex slips from peak, closes at 28,032.85 points; Nifty ends at 8,382.30 November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday logged new lifetime high of 28,294.01 but retreated after a late fall gripped stocks to end 130 points down at 28,032.85, amid profit-taking in bluechips from metal, power and oil&gas space. The BSE 30-share barometer, after hitting the new peak in the opening trade, succumbed...
  • Record close for Nifty; realty, metals jump, pharma drags November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian benchmarks surged to fresh record highs at Friday close with a 0.3 per cent gain, with the Nifty rising 32 points to 8,389 while the Sensex climbed 102 points to 28,046. High-beta shares led the gains through the day, with stocks of real estate, metals, chemicals and oil...
  • Rupee falls to nearly 1-month low of 61.72 vs US dollar, down 17 paise November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday fell for the second day and depreciated by 17 paise to end at nearly one-month low of 61.72 against the greenback on sustained dollar demand even as local stock indices surged to new highs. The rupee resumed lower at 61.61 per dollar as against the...
  • Sensex tops 28,000 mark for first time on hopes of reforms, rate cut November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday conquered the 28,000 mark for the first time as markets hit new highs of the fourth day on expectations of more reforms by the Modi government and a rate cut by the RBI. The BSE barometer, however, settled a tad lower but still a...
  • Sensex rebounds 128 points to over one month high closes at October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rebounded about 128 points to end at over one-month high and Nifty reclaimed the 8,000-mark on the back of good corporate earnings and rising hopes of a cut in interest rates. Pharma, banking and power shares led the rise, amid positive cues from global markets...
  • Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged. All the sectors ended the day's trade in green and the rally was led by auto, capital goods, healthcare and consumer durables sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex)...
  • Sensex rises 109 points; Bank Nifty up 2.5 per cent, CNX IT slips 4 per cent October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex rose 109.19 points or 0.42 per cent to close at 26108.53 and the Nifty climbed 32.40 points or 0.42 per cent to 7780.60. About 1336 shares have advanced, 1501 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, healthcare and fast moving...
  • Choppy Sensex, Nifty close lower; DLF tanks 28 per cent, BHEL up 4 per cent October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks closed marginally lower amid consolidation on Tuesday ahead of two state elections (Maharashtra and Haryana) on Wednesday. The Sensex fell 34.74 points to close at 26349.33 and the Nifty declined 20.25 points to 7864. About 1301 shares have advanced, 1622 shares declined, and 109 shares are unchanged. ...
  • Sensex closes flat; healthcare stocks plunge October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after it fell around 300 points on negative global cues, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat down 25.18 points or 0.10 per cent as healthcare, information technology (IT) and technology, entertainment and media (TECK) stocks fell. However, healthy buying was observed...
  • Alibaba jumps more than 40 pc in trading debut on NYSE September 19, 2014

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history. More than two hours after trading began at the New York Stock Exchange, the stock opened...
  • Rupee tumbles to biggest loss in a month, down 31 paisa vs US Dollar September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Tumbling from sixweek highs, Indian rupee on Tuesday saw its biggest daily loss in over a month as it slumped 31 paise to end at 60.60 against dollar on concern US interest rates may rise sooner than investors had anticipated. Weakness in local equities and fresh dollar demand from...
  • Market closes in red; Sensex drops over 54 points; Nifty 21 points September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Retreating from record highs, the Sensex and the Nifty on Tuesday fell by about 54 points and 21 points respectively on profitbooking in recent outperformers like ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T and ONGC, amid caution in view of the hearing of coal blocks case in the Supreme Court. The BSE Sensex,...