Stocks

  • Nifty ends below 8000; Sun Pharma & ITC up, Bankex in red 7 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Sensex ended up 33.40 points at 26630.51 and the Nifty was up 5.90 points at 7964.80. About 1370 shares advanced, 1532 shares declined, and 101 shares were unchanged. Sun Pharma, HDFC, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki and ITC were gainers. BHEL, ICICI Bank, Hindalco, Axis Bank and M&M...
  • India has potential to become a $5 trillion economy, says BJP MP Jayant Sinha 4 days ago

    New York: Bullish on India story of development, BJP MP and former investment manager Jayant Sinha said the country has potential to become a USD 5 trillion economy and its stock market can generate USD 3 trillion of wealth in the next ten years. Sinha, who was here at the...
  • S&P's India upgrade boosts markets; Sensex erases losses, up 158 points 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday recovered from its six-week low level to close 158 points higher, ending three days of losing string, after S&P's upgraded India's outlook to stable from negative. In a highly volatile trade, the 30-share index resumed lower and gradually moved downwards to a six-week intra-day...
  • Sensex drops 276 points to 1-month low; oil, metal stocks bleed 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Markets on Thursday slumped for the third straight day with Sensex losing over 276 points to end at 1-month low on losses in metal, power and banking bluechips due to mass cancellation of coal mines and sharp drop in oil & gas shares on government deferring a hike in...
  • Sensex closes flat; capital goods down 6 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after a 430-point fall, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed Wednesday's trade flat -- down 31 points or 0.12 percent -- as capital goods, bank and consumer durables stocks slumped. Bearish sentiment in the market also loomed as the Supreme Court cancelled all the coal...
  • Market bleeds: Sensex plunges 431 points, Nifty below 8050 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The market finally ended with deep cuts. The Sensex closed at 26775.69, down 431.05 points or 1.6 per cent while the Nifty slipped 128.75 points or 1.6 per cent at 8017.55. About 886 shares advanced, 2131 shares declined and 91 shares were unchanged. Wipro gained 1 per cent while...
  • Sensex closes above 100 points, consumer goods stocks gain September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets recovered after posting initial losses and closed above 100 points (provisional) in a volatile trade session on Monday. The session in which the market initially lost around 150 points, saw metal, healthcare and capital goods stocks lose. However, consumer durables, automobile, fast moving...
  • 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...
  • Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 billion September 19, 2014

    Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8 billion on Thursday, in the latest sign of strong investor appetite for the Chinese ecommerce juggernaut. At that price, the IPO, one of the largestever, would give Alibaba a market...
  • Sensex closes flat; capital goods decline September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed flat in volatile trade on Friday as capital goods, oil and gas and automobile stocks fell on profit booking. Bearish sentiments took hold of the investors a day after the market gained 480.92 points or 1.81 per cent as the US Fed...
  • Sensex recovers 139 points on hopes Fed will keep rates low September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After two days of sharp losses, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday rebounded from threeweek lows and closed with a gain of 139 points in line with positive global markets on hopes Fed will retain its low interest rate regime and China will pump fresh funds in banks to boost...
  • EPFO not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO on Wednesday said that it is not considering any proposal to invest a part of its huge corpus of around Rs 6 lakh crore in stock markets. "We are not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets or equity at present," Employees' Provident Fund...
  • Sensex rebounds over 138 points on hopes Fed will retain low rates September 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Wednesday surged 131.16 points or 0.50 per cent up as metal stocks gained. All the sectors were trading in green and good buying was observed in metal, healthcare, consumer durables and capital goods sectors. The 30scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay...
  • Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain September 17, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong was shuttered on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports. Typhoon Kalmaegi, packing gusts of 125 kilometres (77 miles) per hour, was centred 400 kilometres...
  • US rate hike fears hit market as Sensex, Nifty fall most in 7 weeks September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: In their worst singleday drop in nearly 7 weeks, Sensex plunged 324 points to 26,492.51 and Nifty tanked 109 points to 7,932.90 on negative cues from jittery global markets before the US Federal Reserve's muchawaited monetary policy meeting that starts later on Tuesday. An earlierthananticipated rate hike by Fed could...
  • Sensex falls over 244 points to close at 26,816.56 September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex fell over 244 points to close at 26,816.56 while Nifty ended 63.50 points down at 8,042 on Monday. Earlier on the day, the benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled over 185 points to dip below the 27,000mark in early trade on selling by funds and retail investors after industrial production growth...
  • Sensex, Nifty rangebound; Cipla rises 6 per cent, HDFC most active September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended a volatile session on a higher note. The Nifty managed to end above 8100, up 19.80 points at 8105.50 while the Sensex was up 65.17 points at 27061.04. Cipla, Bharti Airtel, Maruti, Sesa Sterlite and Hero Motocorp were top gainers in the Sensex. Among the top...
  • Sensex falls over 72 points to close below 27,000 for the first time in nearly two weeks September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Thursday fell over 72 points to close below the 27,000 mark for the first time in nearly two weeks. Reversing the early trend, the benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 27,000mark by falling over 126 points earlier in the day, largely on emergence of profitbooking in bluechip stocks....
  • Sensex logs worst drop in a month on profitbooking; Re at 61 September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday logged its worst singleday fall in over a month as it slipped about 208 points to end at 27,057.41 hit by losses in bluechips, including RIL, Infosys and ITC, on sustained profitbooking after the recent rally and weak global cues. In addition, the rupee dipped...
  • 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 293.15 points up at new high of 27,319.85; Nifty gains 87.05 points September 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Stock markets on Monday hit fresh highs with Sensex rising 293.15 points and the Nifty surging 87.05 points to end at new peaks on the back of gains in refinery, IT, metal and capital goods shares amid robust fund inflows. In step with share market, the rupee also firmed up...
  • 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...
  • Sensex snaps 9day rally, Nifty ends below 8,100mark September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Thursday fell from lifetime high levels to end down by 54 points at 27,085.93 as investors booked profits in realty, metal, capital goods, IT and banking stocks after a nineday strong rally. The 30share barometer fell below 27,000 level to intraday low...
  • Sensex, Nifty touch new highs, IT stocks rise September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets touched a new high of 27,225.85 points on Wednesday before closing the trade at 27,139.94 points. The 30scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) surpassed its previous high of 27,082.85 points of Tuesday. Volatility was seen in the trade around...
  • Sensex closes above 27,000mark for first time; Nifty at record high of 8,083 September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex on Tuesday rose by 151 points to surpass the 27,000mark for the first time and Nifty hit the record 8,100level on buying by foreign funds triggered by narrowing CAD and betterthanexpected growth. Continuing its surge for the eighth day, the BSE Sensex hit a fresh lifetime high...
  • Sensex hits lifetime high, Nifty ends above 8000 for first time September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: It was a heady start to the new series, new week and new month after a long weekend. After hitting the magical 8000level, the Nifty ended at record high. The Nifty ended at 8027.70 (up 73.35 points or 0.92 percent) after hitting intraday record high of 8035. The Sensex...
  • Indian power station coal stocks lowest since 2012 blackouts August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Half of India's thermal power stations have less than a week's supply of coal on hand, according to weekly data, the lowest level since mid2012 when hundreds of millions of people were cut off in one of the world's worst blackouts. There was a sharp fall in power output...
  • Sensex up 77 points, Nifty ends above 7950 points August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks ended at new closing high on Thursday. The Sensex rose 77.96 points to 26638.11 led by capital goods, FMCG, oil & gas and private banks. The Nifty closed above the 7950 on the expiry day for August derivative contracts, up 18.30 points at 7954.35. The BSE Midcap...
  • Sensex, Nifty hit new peaks on Eurozone stimulus hopes, US data August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian stocks rose for the fifth day with benchmark Sensex on Wednesday vaulting 117.34 points to a new closing peak for the third session in a row on hopes of fresh stimulus in Eurozone and positive Asian cues after investors welcomed data indicating the US economy is back on...