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  • Nifty likely to open in red on low core sector growth on Wednesday 11 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Indian market is expected to open in red on the back of lower-than-expected core sector data and weak global markets. The SGX Nifty, an indicator of pre-market opening, was trading around 8524, down 15 points around 7:40 hours. The market saw profit booking in last couple of hours...
  • Rupee bounces back by 18 paise vs dollar, ends at 62.49 Yesterday

    Mumbai: The rupee ended the fiscal on a positive note by rising 18 paise to 62.49 against the American currency on Tuesday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on expectation of resumption of foreign capital inflows into equity market. The Indian currency had ended the last fiscal year at...
  • Rupee rebounds 26 paise against dollar; snaps 2-day losses 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-day losing streak, the rupee today recovered 26 paise to end at 62.41 against the American currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters amid weakness in the greenback overseas. The rupee resumed lower at 62.80 as against the yesterday's closing level of 62.67 on...
  • Rupee ends at 62.26 vs dollar; logs longest run of gains since 2011 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday inched up by a paisa against the American currency to end at 62.26, extending its winning streak to seventh straight session, the longest string of gains since June 2011. The rupee opened higher at 62.20 per dollar as against Monday's closing level of 62.27 per...
  • Rupee up 19 paise vs dollar; logs longest winning streak since 2012 March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday strengthened by 19 paise against US dollar in its sixth straight day of rise -- its longest winning run since 2012 -- to end at 62.27 on sustained selling of the greenback by banks and exporters amid foreign capital inflows. The rupee resumed slightly higher...
  • Obama hosts student film festival at the White House March 21, 2015

    Washington: President Barack Obama said the film festival he hosted at the White House Friday is probably the only one ever featuring a director with a loose tooth. The 15 films featured at the second annual event were made by students age 6-16 who were chosen from among some 1,500 entries...
  • Rupee in green for 5th straight day as dollar loses strength March 20, 2015

    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 March 20, 2015

    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....
  • Rupee gains for the 4th day vs US dollar, up 17 paise on Federal stance March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its string of gains to the fourth straight session, the Indian rupee on Thursday appreciated by 17 paise to end at 62.52 against US dollar after the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on rates eased outflow concerns. Persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters due to weakness of dollar...
  • Rupee ends almost flat vs dollar ahead of Fed policy outcome March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday ended almost flat against the dollar at 62.69 ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement that could shed light on the timing of interest rate hikes. The rupee resumed slightly higher at 62.68 per dollar as against the last closing level of 62.70...
  • Rupee strengthens by 11 paise against US dollar ahead of US Fed meet March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday extended gains for the second consecutive session, rising 11 paise against the American currency to 62.70 amid a good show by stocks and on selling of dollars by banks and exporters ahead of the two-day US Fed monetary policy meet. At the Interbank Foreign...
  • Rupee rises by 16 paise to end at 62.81 against US dollar March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Bucking a fall in stocks, the Indian rupee on Monday gained 16 paise to end at 62.81 against the American currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters. While the US dollar hit 12-year high against the Euro earlier in the day ahead of Fed policy meet,...
  • Oil falls back on record-high US supplies March 13, 2015

    London: World oil prices hit reverse gear on Thursday, wiping out earlier gains, as traders switched their attention back to record-high US stockpiles, dealers said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery fell 61 cents to $47.56 per barrel. In late afternoon London deals, European benchmark Brent North Sea crude...
  • Rupee rebounds 28 paise against US dollar to end at 62.50 on recovery in stocks March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: In step with smart recovery in local equities, the Indian rupee on Thursday rebounded by 28 paise to close at 62.50 against the American currency on fresh dollar selling by exporters. A weak dollar overseas also helped the rupee recover from two-month lows, said forex dealers, adding that IMF...
  • Rupee hits fresh two-month low of 62.78 March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: In line with local equities, the rupee on Wednesday dipped for the third straight session and eased by two paise to close at fresh two-month low of 62.78 against greenback on sustained demand for US dollar from importers. Continued slide in local equities amid fresh withdrawal of funds by...
  • 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...
  • Rupee falls 5 paise against US dollar, ends at 61.92 March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Continued its slide for the third straight session, the Indian rupee on Tuesday fell 5 paise to end at 61.92 against the Greenback following sustained demand for the American currency from importers and a better dollar in overseas trades. Widening fiscal deficit, which rose to Rs 5.68 lakh crore...
  • Rupee weakens four paise against US dollar March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Bucking the uptrend in stocks, the Indian rupee on Monday weakened four paise to finish at 61.87 against the US dollar due to sustained demand for the American currency from banks and importers. Some caution adopted by participants ahead of core sector data outcome also impacted sentiments, said forex brokers. The...
  • Rupee falls 10 paise against dollar in early trade on Friday February 27, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 10 paise to 61.85 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the Greenback's value against other currencies overseas. Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to month-end demand for the American currency from importers as well as the...
  • 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...
  • Rupee surges 23 paise to 3-week high of 61.97 vs US dollar February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee extended its gains against the American currency for the second consecutive day, surging 23 paise to end at nearly three-week high at 61.97 on Wednesday on Budget optimism and sustained dollar selling by banks. Good foreign capital inflows also helped the rupee maintain its gains at closing, forex...
  • Rupee bounces back by 11 paise against US dollar, ends at 62.20 February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee recouped by 11 paise to close at 62.20 against the US currency on fresh selling of the dollar by banks and exporters on hopes of more foreign capital inflows into equity market. The rupee resumed higher at 62.25 per dollar as against the last close of 62.31...
  • Sensex snaps 7-day rally, down 231 points; BHEL jumps 5 per cent February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The market lost ground on Friday, for the first time in last eight sessions, especially ahead of Union Budget week. Profit booking in banking & financials, technology and select oil stocks dragged the market. The 30-share BSE Sensex declined 230.86 points to 29231.41 and the 50-share NSE Nifty slipped...
  • Sensex gains for seventh straight session; metals, miners surge February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex gained for a seventh straight day on Thursday in a volatile session that saw metals and mining companies such as Hindalco Industries (HALC.NS) and Jindal Steel and Power (JNSP.NS) surging after the successful completion of the country's first auction to sell mines. The auction follows a court...
  • Rupee snaps two-session uptrend vs US dollar, down 18 paise February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee snapped its two-session uptrend against the American currency on Wednesday, falling 18 paise to close at 62.34 on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers. The dollar was trading up in global markets on caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve's January policy meeting minutes release. The rupee...
  • Sensex up 184 points, capital goods surge February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), closed on Wednesday's trade 184 points or 0.63 per cent up as capital goods stocks surged. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed the day's trade with healthy gains. It ended on...
  • Rupee ends higher for the 2nd consecutive day vs US dolla, up 3 paise February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday ended higher for the second consecutive day, moving up by another 3 paise to close at 62.16 against the dollar on continued selling of the US currency by banks and exporters. The rupee resumed higher at 62.15 per dollar as...
  • Rupee down 17 paise against dollar in early trade February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the fourth straight session, the rupee fell by 17 paise to 62.42 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market as the American currency strengthened overseas amid persistent foreign capital outflows. Forex dealers said besides the dollar's gain against other currencies...
  • Rupee down for the 3rd day vs dollar, ends at fresh 1-month low February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee fell for the third consecutive session on Wednesday against the American currency, slipping by six paise to close at fresh one-month low of 62.25 on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers. Talk of persistent foreign capital outflows also affected the market sentiment, said brokers, adding...