INDIAN MARKET

  • Sensex jumps over 200 points, tech shares up August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex jumps over 200 points and the Nifty is trading 1 per cent higher, heading for their first winning session in three. Technology stocks lead on weaker rupee Infosys Ltd surges 3.7 per cent. Lenders gain ahead of the RBI's policy review, due on Tuesday. State Bank of...
  • Rupee rebounds 23 paise Vs US dollar to end at 59.78 July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In contrast to falling equities, the rupee on Tuesday recovered 23 paise to end at 59.78 against the dollar after exporters and some banks sold the US currency. On Monday, the rupee fell by 29 paise logging its biggest drop in nearly three weeks. The Indian rupee on Tuesday...
  • Rupee recovers 8 paise vs dollar in early trade July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday recovered by 8 paise to 59.93 against the US dollar in early trade at the Inter bank Foreign Exchange market on increased selling of the American currency by exporters. Besides, strengthening of the euro and yen against the dollar in overseas market and a higher opening...
  • Sensex falls over 350 points after hitting record highs July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and the Nifty are slump 1.4 per cent each. Both the indexes hit a record high earlier in the session. The Nifty gained as much as 0.28 per cent to touch a record high for the fourth straight session, hitting the 7,800 mark for the first...
  • Rupee ends flat at 59.72 vs US dollar; logs best week since May 16 July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday ended a mere one paisa higher at 59.72 against the US dollar on alternate bouts of demand and supply, wrapping up its best weekly performance since the period ended May 16. It gained 36 paise against the Greenback in the week ended on Friday on hopes...
  • Sensex, Nifty rebound to close at record highs ahead of Budget July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Continuing its recordsetting spree, the benchmark Sensex on Friday rebounded over 138 points to end at new closing peak of 25,962.06, led by oil & gas shares, on hopes of reforms and a growthoriented Budget next week. Expectations the government is prepared to tackle any crisis related to poor rains...
  • Sensex ends 103 points higher on pickup in manufacturing growth, auto sales July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rose for the third straight session and closed 103 points up at a twoweek high on good buying in bluechips after an uptick in manufacturing sector growth and signs of pickup in auto sales. Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors and Hindalco shares led the rally on...
  • Sensex loses 110 points, Nifty ends below 7650; Infosys up 3 pc June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The market snapped fourday winning streak amid volatility on Wednesday on account of profittaking. The broader indices underperformed benchmarks with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices falling 1 percent and 0.67 percent, respectively. The Sensex slipped 109.80 points to close at 25473.89 while the Nifty held 7600 level amid...
  • Sensex up 241 points spikes for 3rd day, closes at 24363 May 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Followup buying on Monday after landslide win by BJPled NDA in 16th Lok Sabha election pushed the equity benchmarks as well as CNX Midcap Index at another record closing high. PSU, infrastructure, banking & financials and commodity stocks saw hefty buying while major selling pressure was seen in technology,...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at fresh record highs on exit poll results May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday crossed 24,000 level for the first time and ended at a new closing peak of 23,871.23, recording gains of 320 points after exit polls showed the BJPled NDA is projected to form the next government. The NSE Nifty also spurted by 94.50 points to close...
  • Pharma, midcaps shine; Sensex ends 57 points lower, Nifty flat April 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The market was in sluggish mood today as the Nifty remained stuck above 6750levels but was unable to move any further due to lack of triggers. However, midcaps and pharma stocks added zing to the market with stars like UPL, Wockhardt and Jain Irrigation rising 1520 percent. The...
  • Nifty ends at record closing high on expiry day; banks lead April 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks saw record closing highs Wednesday, on expiry day for April series derivative contracts. The Nifty climbed 25.45 points to close at 6840.80 and the Sensex advanced 118.17 points to 22876.54 after hitting intraday highs of 6,861.60 and 22912.52, respectively. Experts remain bullish on the Indian equity market...
  • Rupee at down 21 paise against dollar in early trade April 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee declined by 21 paise to trade at fresh one-month low of 60.80 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencies overseas. Besides, increased demand for the US dollar from importers also put pressure on the rupee. The...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at new closing high; Sesa Sterlite up 5 per cent April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended on record closing high strong support by capital goods, banks, metals and auto stocks. The Nifty ended at record closing high of 6817.65 up 38.25 points while the Sensex was up 135.99 points at 22764.83. About 1701 shares advanced, 1000 shares declined, and 169 shares...
  • Rupee ends 26 paise lower against US dollar; back in 60 levels April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday dropped 26 paise to close at 60.16 against the dollar on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers in view of the US currency gaining in overseas markets and weakness in local equities. Forex dealers, however, said foreign capital inflows seemed...
  • Nifty ends at 6537; metals, IT, pharma crack & banks lead March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex ended up 15.04 points at 21934.83, and the Nifty was up 10.60 points at 6537.25. About 1450 shares advanced, 1331 shares declined, and 156 shares were unchanged. After breaching 22,000 level for the first time, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell 47 points in early trade on Monday...
  • Rupee falls 32 paise, ends at 62.42 vs US dollar February 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday erased initial gains and slipped 32 paise, logging its biggest daily drop in over two weeks, to end at 62.42 versus the dollar in line with weakness in domestic stocks and sustained demand of the American currency from oil importers. The rupee commenced higher at 62.05...
  • Rupee down 10 paise against dollar in early trade January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Continuing its falling streak for the fourth straight day, the rupee fell by 10 paise to 61.98 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on sustained demand for the American currency from importers. Forex dealers said apart from demand from importers, a...
  • Sensex snaps 2day fall, gains 141 pts on good Wipro show January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Snapping its twoday losing streak, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday gained over 141 points on buying in bluechips led by IT stocks after Wipro posted encouraging quarter earnings. The 30share barometer rose by 141.43 points, or 0.67 per cent, to close at 21,205.05 points. The index, which lost 226 points...
  • Sensex surges nearly 257 points to end at 21,289.49 January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Allround buying after wholesale inflation declined to a fivemonth low lifted the benchmark Sensex today by nearly 257 points to its highest level since December 9 on hopes the RBI will lower interest rate to boost economic growth. The NSE barometer Nifty also jumped over 79 points to reclaim the 6,300point...
  • BSE Sensex posts first gain this year January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose on Wednesday to mark its first daily gain this year, snapping a fivesession losing run, as exporters such as Tata Consultancy services rose on earnings optimism while Coal India surged on plans for an interim dividend. Exportdriven Tata Consultancy Services provisionally rose 1.1 per cent, while...
  • Rupee ends 28 paise higher at 61.13 versus US dollar December 9, 2013

    Mumbai: The US dollar ended cheaper against the rupee at 61.13/14 per dollar and the Pound Sterling also finsihed lower at Rs 100.15/17 at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market (FOREX) today. The BSE Sensex ended at closing high of 21,326.42 with a gain of 329.89 points or 1.57...
  • Gold futures down on weak global cues December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Gold prices moved down by 0.31 per cent to Rs 28,739 per 10 gram in futures trade on Monday as speculators trimmed their exposures, tracking a weak trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February next year eased by Rs 90, or 0.31 per...
  • Rupee rises by 13 paise to close at 62.31 versus dollar December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Rupee rose by 13 paise to close at 62.31 versus dollar on Monday. The rupee rose by 16 paise to 62.28 against the dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange after the economy grew by a higherthanexpected 4.8 per cent in the September quarter. Forex dealers said...
  • India surpasses China, US as most attractive investment destination: Survey November 24, 2013

    With relaxation in FDI norms to boost investor sentiments, India has emerged as the most attractive investment destination surpassing neighbouring China and the US, says a report. The global survey of leading consultancy firm Ernst and Young (EY) has ranked India as the most attractive investment destination followed by Brazil and...
  • Sensex soars 451.32 points to end at nearly twoweek high of 20,850.74 November 18, 2013

    Mumbai: The Sensex and the Nifty rose more than 2 per cent on Monday, to mark their biggest singleday gain in a month, tracking gains in other Asian markets, cheered by the prospect of extended stimulus in the United States and real economic reform in China. World shares hit a near...
  • October inflation inches up to 7 per cent; highest in FY14 November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Costlier food items, including vegetables, pushed the October wholesale inflation to 7 per cent, the highest in current financial year. The inflation measured on the wholesale price index (WPI) was 6.46 per cent in the previous month and 7.32 per cent in the October 2012. As per the government...
  • Rupee closes at 63.73 vs US dollay, lower 49 paise November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Continuing its slide for the fifth straight day, the rupee on Tuesday closed at 63.73 vs US dollar down by 49 paise. The rupee lost 23 paise to trade at 63.47 on strong dollar demand from importers. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the local currency opened lower at...
  • Rupee closes at 63.18 vs US dollar, up 71 paise November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The rupee closed at 63.18 vs US dollar, up 71 paise on Monday. The rupee on Monday opened at 63.02 against US dollar. It was lower by 55 paise from the earlier close. The rupee closed at 62.7 against US dollar on Friday. The rupee depreciated by 24 paise to 62.65...
  • Rupee closes at 62.7, up by 31 paise against US dollar November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The rupee closed at 62.7, up by 31 paise against US dollar on Friday. The rupee depreciated by 24 paise to 62.65 in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased dollar demand from banks and importers. Forex dealers said besides dollar gaining against other currencies in...