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  • Rupee closes at 61.07 depreciates by 31 paise again US dollar 23-04-2014 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday depreciated by 31 paise to finish at one-month low at 61.07 against the dollar on sustained dollar demand from banks and importers. "Lesser supply of inflows from FIIs and month-end demand for the US currency weighed on the rupee. Some debt related outflows from overseas...
  • Nifty ends at record closing high on expiry day; banks lead 23-04-2014 09:44 AM

    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 22-04-2014 10:37 AM

    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....
  • Sensex, Nifty end at new closing high; Sesa Sterlite up 5 per cent 21-04-2014 09:40 AM

    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 were...
  • Rupee ends at 60.29 up 8 paise against dollar 17-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday gained by 8 paise to close the day at 60.29 against the dollar in line with the surge in stock markets, breaking three-day losing streak. Fresh dollar selling by exporters amid weak dollar overseas aided the rupee, forex dealers said, adding that sustained capital outflows...
  • Rupee at 3-week closing 60.37 against US dollar 16-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday lost 14 paise to register its three-week closing low of 60.37 against the dollar amid capital outflows and continuing demand for the US currency from oil refiners. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic currency resumed lower at 60.30 a dollar from the...
  • Rupee ends at 60.23 vs US dollar, dips to two-week low 15-04-2014 09:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday lost six paise to register its two-week closing low of 60.23 against the dollar on sustained dollar demand from importers. A firm overseas and capital outflows also weighed on the rupee, a forex dealer said. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red; Infosys up 1 pc ahead of Q4 results 11-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: After remaining under pressure for the whole day, the market ended on a negative note. The Sensex was down 86.37 points at 22628.96, and the Nifty was down 20.10 points at 6776.30. About 1473 shares have advanced, 1227 shares declined, and 171 shares are unchanged. Sun Pharma, TCS and...
  • Market ends with marginal gains, Nifty slips below 6800 10-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended with marginal gains as the Nifty slipped below 6800. The Nifty was flat to end at 6796.40 while the Sensex was up 12.99 points at 22715.33. About 1476 shares advanced, 1221 shares declined, and 189 shares were unchanged. Tata Power ended up 4 percent followed by...
  • Nifty hits 6800, Sensex ends up 359 points; banks roar, IT sulks 09-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: After three days of consolidation, equity benchmarks set another record closing high on Wednesday with the Nifty hitting 6800-mark supported largely by banking and financial stocks. The index went up as high as 6,808.70 intraday, before closing at 6796.20, up 101.15 points or 1.51 percent. The Sensex surged 358.89...
  • Sun Pharma up 3 per cent, BHEL falls 3 per cent; Sensex, Nifty end flat 07-04-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: After some heavy losses, the market ended flat but Nifty was below the 6700. The Nifty ended at 6695.05, up 0.70 points while the Sensex was down 16.05 points at 22343.45. Sun Pharma did not lose its grip even though the market was weak. The stock wrapped up today's...
  • Samsung, LG face flak for sexist marketing, portraying women as less competent 04-04-2014 10:59 AM

    Seoul: When Samsung unveiled a new smartphone at the storied Radio City Music Hall, the Broadway-style spectacle was memorable not for technology but for a cast of giggling female characters who fantasised about marrying a doctor, fretted about eating too much cake, and needed a man's help to understand how...
  • Sensex loses 150 points, Nifty ends below 6700; Cipla, SBI up 04-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: Investors booked profit ahead of the weekend, which dragged the market on Friday. The Sensex closed down 149.57 points at 22359.50, and the Nifty ended at 6694.35, down 41.75 points. About 1640 shares advanced, 1119 shares declined, and 143 shares were unchanged. BHEL, NTPC and Bharti Airtel lost 2...
  • Rupee ends 26 paise lower against US dollar; back in 60 levels 03-04-2014 10:00 AM

    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 persisting and this capped...
  • Rupee closes at 59.90 vs US dollar 02-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday ended flat at 59.90 against the dollar after surrendering initial gains on mild dollar selling by exporters. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic unit commenced higher at 59.80 a dollar from last weekend's close of 59.91. It shot up further to touch...
  • Sensex, Nifty rise for sixth day as foreign funds pour in 02-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: Rising for the sixth straight day, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Wenesday climbed to yet another record closing high of 22,551.49 on increased foreign fund inflows mainly in banking and oil stocks amid firm global trends. In the day trade, the 30-share index touched all-time high of 22,592.10 for...
  • Sensex at fresh record high as RBI keeps rates unchanged 01-04-2014 09:26 AM

    Mumbai: Beginning the new fiscal year on a high note, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rose by 60.17 points to all-time closing high of 22,446.44 in a volatile session after the RBI kept key policy rates unchanged. The 30-share index continued its record setting spree for the seventh session...
  • Sensex gains 46.30 points to end FY14 on cheerful note 31-03-2014 09:23 AM

    Mumbai: Stock markets ended 2013-14 fiscal on a positive note with the Sensex rising by 46.30 points to fresh record closing high of 22,386.27 on buying by foreign funds in select oil, metal and banking stocks ahead of RBI policy meet. The 30-share barometer, which remained on a record setting...
  • Nifty ends tad below 6700, rupee gains; SBI leads 28-03-2014 10:15 AM

    Mumbai: Both the Nifty, Sensex ended at record closing high. Nifty hit intra-day record high of 6701.6 while the Sensex hit intra-day record high of 22,364. Bank Nifty up for fifth day in a row, gained up to 1.2 per cent. NSE cash volume at Rs 13,614 crore on first...
  • Nifty ends March series above 6600, Sensex up 119.07 points 27-03-2014 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: It is a record closing of March F&O series with the Nifty ending at 6642, up 40.35 points. The Sensex was up 119.07 points at 22214.37. About 1668 shares have advanced, 1105 shares declined, and 158 shares are unchanged. SBI, Bharti Airtel, Hero Motocorp, GAIL and NTPC were big...
  • Rupee opens at 60.24 per dollar, down 11 paise 27-03-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee opened marginally lower in early trade on Thursday. It slipped 11 paise to 60.24 per dollar versus Wednesday's closing value of 60.13 a dollar. Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank said, "Risk-on in global markets is resulting in FII flows into India keeping rupee well supported....
  • Nifty ends at new closing high; Reliance, Wipro fall 3 per cent 25-03-2014 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: The market consolidates with the Nifty closing at record high of 6589.75, up 6.25 points. The Nifty had hit fresh intraday high of 6595.5, while Sensex too hit fresh intraday high of 22,080 in trade on Tuesday. The Sensex ended flat, down 0.27 points at 22055.21 BHEL, Hero MotoCorp,...
  • Five Naxals arrested by police from weekly market 24-03-2014 02:49 PM

    Five Naxalites were arrested from a weekly market in the insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the cadres were nabbed from Narayanpur police station limits by a team of local police on Sunday night, Narayanpur Additional Superintendent of Police O P Sharma told PTI. Based...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt shoots for 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' in Chandigarh 24-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Till last week Alia Bhatt was in Delhi shooting in the popular Khan Market and Delhi University for her upcoming film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'. The actress was recently spotted filming in Chandigarh. In one of the photos available on Twitter, Alia is seen sitting in a jeep and waiting...
  • Sensex rises 300 points to close over 22,000 level for 1st time 24-03-2014 10:03 AM

    Mumbai: Continuing its record-setting spree, the benchmark Sensex on Monday hit a new lifetime high and gained 300 points to end above 22,000-level for the first time as foreign funds bought bluechips led by interest-rate sensitive shares on hopes RBI will hold rates in its upcoming review. The BSE Sensex...
  • Tata Steel and Axis gain, Reliance falls 3 per cent; Sensex ends flat 21-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Mumbai: After a rangebound day, the market ended on a flat note. The Sensex was up 13.66 points at 21753.75, and the Nifty gained 10.10 points at 6493.20. About 1575 shares advanced, 1231 shares declined, and 144 shares were unchanged. Steel stocks remained stars of the day with Tata Steel...
  • Sensex ends flat, Nifty above 6500 18-03-2014 04:23 PM

    Mumbai: After a little bit of negativity in the last hour, the market ended on a positive note. The Nifty managed to end above 6500 at 6516, up 12.45 points. The Sensex was up 22.81 points at 21832.61. Maruti hogged the limelight with a consistent 7 percent gain throughout the...
  • Fire tenders run out of water while dousing major fire at wholesale market; 1 dead 18-03-2014 10:21 AM

    A labourer was on Monday charred to death while two others sustained serious burns in a blaze at a local wholesale agricultural market, police said. According to police, items worth an estimated Rs 2 crore were also destroyed in the fire which claimed the life of Janardan, a labourer hailing...
  • Infosys loses 8 per cent, Sun Pharma falls 5 per cent; Nifty ends below 6500 13-03-2014 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: After struggling with the bears, the market closed in negative terrain. The Nifty gave away the 6500-level, holding it well for five consecutive days. The Nifty ended down 23.80 points at 6493.10. The Sensex was down 81.61 points at 21774.61. About 1278 shares advanced, 1495 shares declined, and 141...
  • India labour market has competitive advantage over China: Report 12-03-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: India has more affordable labour than China, where the pay is more than double of what is being offered locally, a Towers Watson report says. According to the global professional services company, the sharp fall in the value of the rupee against the US dollar in 2013 contributed...