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  • Nifty ends at 8910, Sensex up 292 points; banks soar 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The market ended at record highs as banks boosted trade. The Nifty ended above 8900-level for first time. The 50-share index was up 74.90 points or 0.8 per cent at 8910.50. The Sensex closed up 292.20 points or 1 per cent at 29571.04. About 1406 shares have advanced, 1523...
  • Rupee gains 35 paise against dollar in early trade 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 35 paise to 61.35 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on strong selling of the US currency by exporters amid sustained capital inflows. Forex dealers said besides selling of the American currency by exporters, continued overseas capital inflows and soaring domestic...
  • Sensex up 273 points, Nifty ends above 8800 for 1st time ever 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The market rallied for the seventh consecutive session on Friday, spiking nearly 2000 points on the Sensex (in seven days). The Sensex on Fridaygained 272.82 points or 0.94 percent at 29278.84 and the Nifty jumped 60.15 points or 0.69 per cent to 8821.55 on ECB stimulus. About 1140 shares have...
  • Sensex ends above 29K, Nifty at new peak 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Extending their record-setting spree for the third day, the BSE Sensex on Thursday closed above the 29,000-mark for the first time and the Nifty touched another peak of 8,774.15 with sustained buying by funds in healthcare, capital goods, metal and auto sector stocks. Continuing its surge for the sixth day,...
  • Sensex, Nifty at historic high levels; HUL steals the show 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Rising for the fifth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday set a life-time high of 28,958 points and NSE Nifty recorded a historic 8,741 points as overall macro outlook and optimism over forthcoming budget continue to buoy investor sentiment. After resuming the day higher...
  • Sensex hits life high, ends at 28788.28, Nifty at 8698.00 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks surged to record highs on Tuesday among growing perception that India is the best placed among emerging markets because of its improving macro economic fundamentals. The 30-share Sensex hit a new peak of 28829.29, before closing at 28784.67, up 522.66 points or 1.85 per cent over its...
  • Rupee up 2 paise against US dollar at 61.69 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday gained 2 paise against the dollar at 61.69 with banks and exporters selling the US currency amid sustained capital inflows in view of strong equity markets, extending gains for the forth day in succession. The rupee resumed lower at...
  • Indian rupee rises to over 2-month high, up 16 paise Vs US dollar at 61.71 January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday jumped by 16 paise to end at over two-month high of 61.71 against the greenback on good inflows in local markets and sustained dollar sales by exporters, extending its winning trend to third straight day. A weak dollar overseas also boosted the sentiment in favour of...
  • Sensex up 140 points on fund inflows; wipro, bank stocks gain January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its rising streak for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 140 points to close at 28,262.01, led by gains in IT major Wipro and financial stocks on encouraging earnings. The BSE 30-share Sensex resumed on a strong footing at 28,249.84 and continued its upward journey...
  • Sensex gains 46 points to log best weekly gain in over two months January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday rose over 46 points to end at 28,121.89 on buying in blue-chips of consumer durable, pharma and power sectors and logged its best weekly gain in over two months. Similarly, the NSE Nifty index inched up by 19.65 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close...
  • Rupee off 2-month high, ends 12 paise up Vs dollar as RBI cuts rate January 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee touched two-month high of 61.47 against the US dollar in day trade before closing up by 12 paise at 62.06 today amid a rally in stock markets as RBI cut policy rate by 0.25 percentage points. The rupee gained 71 paise to touch...
  • Nifty ends at 8494, Sensex soars 729 points January 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The market has ended with some very strong gains. The Sensex was up 728.73 points or 2.7 per cent at 28075.55, and the Nifty ended up 216.60 points or 2.6 per cent at 8494.15. About 1693 shares advanced, 1206 shares declined and 322 shares were unchanged. Banks led...
  • Sensex, Nifty fall for 2nd day on weak global cues, ITC drops January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian stock markets on Wednesday fell for the second straight session with benchmark Sensex dropping nearly 79 points to end at 27,346.82 as ITC shares tanked on worries related to proposed ban on sale of loose cigarettes while metal stocks tracked weak global cues. Selling was seen in metal, FMCG,...
  • It's time for flexible hiring January 13, 2015

    Significance of Quality Workforce Doubtlessly, the biggest strength and backbone of any organization are the employees. As an individual, you might think of an excellent idea but in order to implement it, you require serious teamwork. Cohesive teamwork is the decisive factor for a fruitful venture. All the employees need to...
  • Rupee gains 12 paise against dollar in early trade on Tuesday January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Continuing its rising streak for the fifth straight session, the rupee gained another 12 paise at 62.04 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid higher opening of domestic equities. Besides, encouraging...
  • Sensex up 85 points in early trade on encouraging IIP data January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the fourth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose nearly 85 points in early trade on Tuesday, tracking improved industrial production figure at 3.8 per cent for November amid mixed global cues. However, the retail inflation moved up marginally to 5 per cent in December. The 30-share...
  • Rupee rises 16 paise to one-month high of 62.16 vs US dollar January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee continued to rule firm against the greenback for the fourth successive session, gaining another 16 paise on Monday to end at over one-month high of 62.16 on persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters on hopes of capital inflows into domestic markets. The stock benchmark Sensex extended...
  • Sensex rises 127 points to 1-week high ahead of retail inflation, IIP January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday extended its gains for the third straight session, rising 127 points to end at one-week high on fag-end buying in capital goods, FMCG and IT shares ahead of retail inflation and IIP data releases. The NSE Nifty index reclaimed the 8,300-mark by rising 38.50 points,...
  • Manchester City will sign a striker in January, says Manuel Pellegrini January 9, 2015

    London: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will trawl the January transfer market in search of a striker tasked with helping the Premier League champions to successfully defend their title. City, who sit level on 46 points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table, have lacked attacking options in...
  • Sensex climbs 183 poits; Infosys up 5 per cent January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: In a volatile trade, the stock market benchmark Sensex on Friday soared higher by 183 points, led by gains in IT stocks as Infosys beat market expectations with a robust set of quarterly results. After opening on a strong note, the 30-scrip BSE index...
  • Rupee gains 35 paise to end at four-week high vs US dollar January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Notching up gains for the third successive session, Indian rupee on Friday surged 35 paise to end at four-week high of 62.32 against the greenback on persistent selling by participants and on continued optimism of inflows. Weakness in the dollar in overseas markets also boosted the rupee value, forex...
  • No respite for markets as Sensex, Nifty drop to three-week lows January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: After Tuesday's crash, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday languished in the red for most of the session and closed 79 points down at three-week low on losses in bluechips, including ICICI Bank and Hindalco, amid continued capital outflows. The NSE Nifty barometer ended with a loss of 25.25 points at...
  • Bloodbath on Dalal Street; Sensex tanks 855 points on Greece woes January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: In its worst ever crash in over six years, benchmark Sensex on Tuesday tanked 855 points as stock markets globally went into a tailspin amid political turmoil in Greece and oil price cracking below $50-mark. The NSE Nifty also tanked 251 points, or 3 per cent, on massive selling...
  • Single bluefin tuna sold for 4.5 million yen in Tokyo January 6, 2015

    Tokyo: A single bluefin tuna has sold for 4.5 million yen ($37,500) in annual celebratory bidding at the first auction of the year at Tokyo's famous fish market. Kiyoshi Kimura, the owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain, bought the 180-kilogram (400-pound) fish on Monday at the re-opening of the Tsukiji...
  • Rupee drops to one-week low of 63.41 vs dollar, down 12 paise January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday reacted downwards by 12 paise to log nearly one-week closing low of 63.41 against the Greenback on weakness in local equities amid fresh dollar demand from importers. A firm dollar overseas too weighed on the rupee even as participants took heart from renewed capital inflows...
  • Sensex snaps 6-day rally, Nifty ends 17 points down January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: The Sensex snapped 6 days of upward movement on profit-booking today after crossing the 28,000- level in the morning for the first time since December 9, but slipped by nearly 45.58 points to end at 27,842.32. The BSE 30-share index resumed trading higher and again...
  • Stocks help rupee recover by 6paise vs US dollar to end at 63.29 January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee recovered from initial losses and ended 6 paise higher at 63.29 against the greenback on Friday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters, amid hopes of more foreign capital inflows into equity market. On Thursday, the rupee suffered its worst single-day drop in over two weeks...
  • Sensex rises 380 points to 3-week high; banking stocks in limelight January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the sixth day in a row, the benchmark Sensex on Friday surged 380.36 points to end at over three-week high of 27,887.9 on encouraging manufacturing data and gains in banking stocks on hopes of sectoral reforms. The NSE barometer Nifty also soared over 111 points to close at...
  • Sensex inches up by 8 points in tepid start to new year January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Thursday ended with a mere gain of about 8 points at 27,507.54 in the first trading session of new year in lacklustre trade. Traders said direction-less investors confined their commitments to select stocks, having strong fundamentals amid most Asian financial markets remaining closed. On Wednesday, markets...
  • New Delhi: Security protocols in place in GK market and Sarojini December 31, 2014

    Security protocols are in place in GK market and Sarojini market in the capital. CCTV cameras are operational in GK market with police personnel keeping a vigilant eye on the market place from the control room. ...