STOCK EXCHANGES

  • Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally 3 days ago

    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,...
  • Sensex ends 59 points lower at 27,026.70 September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday fell 59.23 points to end at 27,026.70, its second straight session of decline after logging new highs earlier this week, on losses in bluechips including HDFC, ICICI Bank, Hero MotoCorp and Tata Motors amid a weak global trend. Domestic stock markets opened on a better...
  • CBI registers case against Jignesh Shah in MCXSX private stock extentation August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly three months of probe, CBI on Monday registered a case against Jigesh Shah and SEBI officials and its former executive director JN Gupta for allegedly violating law to grant extension to MCXSX and FTIL as private stock exchange. CBI, which filed an FIR in the case, has charged...
  • NSEL scam: Investors want action against brokers, defaulters August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A year after the Rs 5,600crore scam at National Spot Exchange (NSEL) came to light, aggrieved investors who are yet to get their money back, on Saturday demanded action against top brokers of the crippled bourse, arrest of all top defaulters and a Special Court for faster recovery. Economic Offences...
  • Nifty falls to oneweek closing low on profit taking July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell on Monday to its lowest close in a week, as profittaking hit shares of bluechips such as ICICI Bank Ltd for a second consecutive session after the record highs hit last week. ICICI Bank provisionally fell 1.3 per cent, while Reliance Industries ended lower 1.8 per cent. The...
  • Sensex gains 321 points, Nifty closes above 7600; ICICI up 5 pc July 16, 2014

    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 July 15, 2014

    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 preopening session restarts after technical snag July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The preopening 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 derecognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30yearold 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 3week lows June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday fell for the fourth straight session and ended about 74 points down at nearly threeweek 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 alltime highs on Friday supported by oil & gas and banking & financials stocks. Staterun ONGC and petrochemical major Reliance Industries contributed most to Nifty gains. The 30share BSE Sensex rallied 376.95 points or 1.51 percent to 25396.46 and the 50share 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 Modiled NDA government in parliament. The rally in metals, oil & gas and FMCG stocks helped the BSE Sensex to close above the 25,000mark for the first time ever. The index was up...
  • Sensex snaps recordsetting 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 BJPled NDA forming the next government at the Centre. The Sensex, which had gained 1,547...
  • CBI examines exSebi 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 Shahfounded Financial Technologies (India) and MCX to function as a fullfledged 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...