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  • Markets break records, Sensex, Nifty ends at an all time high 07-03-2014 09:04 PM

    The Nifty on Friday ended at a record closing of 6526.65, after hitting a new high of 6538 intra-day. The Sensex too ended at a closing high of 21919.79, after hitting a peak of 21961. The situation is quite different from the upswing last December ahead of state elections when...
  • FICCI unveils economic agenda for long-term growth 06-01-2014 05:31 PM

    Industry chamber FICCI on Monday stressed the need to strengthen key enablers of enterprises and job creation for sustained high growth. We wish to see India get back to a high growth track. Adding 10-12 million jobs annually requires a growth of 8-9 per cent over a long period, newly-elected...
  • Reasons behind the downfall of the markets 16-08-2013 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: There has been a carnage on Dalal Street with the Sensex crashing more than 700 points and the rupee hitting a record low of 62 to the dollar forcing the Prime Minister's Office to call a high-level meeting. Nifty also fell drastically over 200 points down to its...
  • New FDI norms will shore up confidence in India: AK Bhattacharya 19-07-2013 04:57 PM

    With the country's economic growth at its lowest ebb in the last decade and the currency in free fall, the UPA government has opened up several sectors such as defence and telecom to FDI. But will this measure work? AK Bhattacharya, editor of Business Standard, joined IBNLive readers for an...
  • Rupee opens higher at 60.09 per dollar 04-07-2013 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: Rupee opened higher at 60.09 per dollar on Thursday, up 12 paise compared to previous day's closing value of 60.21. Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank feels geopolitical risks are keeping oil prices high, which is negative for the rupee. FIIs continue to be net sellers in the debt...
  • SEBI to auction Rs 42,022 crore worth government bonds for FIIs 20-06-2013 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: Market regulator SEBI will conduct an auction on Thursday for grant of investment limits to foreign investors in government debt securities worth over Rs 42,000 crore - the biggest sale of G-Secs so far this year. It would be first auction for debt securities since a hike in...
  • Rupee sinks 90 paise to record closing low of 58.77 18-06-2013 06:55 PM

    Mumbai: Resuming its downfall, the rupee on Tuesday sank by a whopping 90 paise to all-time closing low of 58.77 on massive dollar buying by banks and importers as forex markets became jittery ahead of Fed's decision on continuing monetary stimulus. Capital outflows also affected the market sentiment with FIIs...
  • FIIs invest Rs 12,000 crore in stock market 19-05-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Overseas investors have poured in nearly Rs 12,000 crore (about USD 2.2 billion) into the Indian equity market so far this month. With this, the total foreign investment in the country's equity market has reached Rs 73,029 crore (USD 13.5 billion) since January. During May 2-17, foreign institutional...
  • Sebi to auction govt bonds worth over Rs 29,000 crore for FIIs 22-04-2013 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Market regulator Sebi will hold an auction on Monday for grant of permission to Foreign Institutional Investors for investments worth up to Rs 29,000 crore in government bonds. At the auction to be held on the BSE platform by Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi), FIIs would be...
  • RBI plans to allow FII entry in currency futures market 12-12-2012 09:45 PM

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is contemplating to allow foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in currency futures market, Deputy Governor HR Khan said on Wednesday. "We are thinking whether FIIs can participate in currency futures," Khan said while speaking at a seminar on capital markets organised by industry body...
  • Moody's upgrades rating of Indian Govt bonds 21-12-2011 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Global agency Moody's on Wednesday upgraded the credit rating of Indian government's bonds from speculative to investment grade, a move that could encourage FIIs to increase their exposure in gilts and help companies raise funds from abroad at competitive rates. "Moody's has upgraded the rating on long-term government...
  • Rupee fall spells big troubles for FIIs 18-12-2011 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: A sharp fall in rupee value, which is already rubbing salt on the foreign investors' injury in the Indian stock market, may create further troubles for their entry into the newer segments such as currency trading. The market has fallen by over 25 per cent since the start...
  • Rupee slide likely to continue 22-11-2011 01:50 PM

    The rupee skidded to an all-time low on Tuesday as oil refiners and other companies scrambled to buy dollars. ...
  • RBI intervention will not stop rupee fall: Pranab 22-11-2011 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: With the rupee falling to a lifetime low, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said RBI intervention in the forex market will not arrest the slide as FIIs' pullout and global reasons were behind the depreciation. "RBI intervention (in the forex market) will not help," he told reporters...
  • Economy to grow by 8.5 per cent: Pranab 29-06-2011 10:44 AM

    Washington: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the economy will grow by around 8.5 per cent in the current fiscal despite the conscious decision of the Reserve Bank to sacrifice growth to contain inflation. "I am still holding the projection which I had that is 8.5 per cent plus......
  • 'Inflation a major problem for Indian economy' 28-06-2011 11:31 AM

    Washington: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said inflation poses a major challenge to the Indian economy and projected that the rate of inflation is going to be more than 6.5 per cent this year. "There are problems (with the Indian economy) and one of the major problems is inflation,"...
  • Budget exceeds D-Street expectations: experts 28-02-2011 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the Budget 2011-2012 as "progressive" and "balanced", stock market experts said it had positive surprises like encouraging FII inflow, a roadmap for reforms and checking fiscal deficit, all of which have perked up investor mood. The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex, which had plummeted by 13.69 per...
  • Economy will grow by 8.5 pc in 2011-12 : Pranab 02-02-2011 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: Attributing the fall in stock markets in the past few days to selling by FIIs, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday asserted that the fundamentals are strong and the economy will clock 8.5 per cent growth in the current financial year. The volatility in stock market has been...
  • Fear not, your money safe: govt tells investors 21-01-2008 08:14 PM

    Chennai: It will be a clash of mid-season favourites when defending champions Chennai Super Kings host Shane Warne's sprightly Rajasthan Royals as the Indian Premier League crosses its halfway stage at the M A Chidambaram stadium here on Wednesday. While the evergreen Warne will attempt to rouse his underrated team...