MARKETING

  • US investors elevate India over other emerging markets 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    New York: US investors, buoyed by optimism about India's economy and booming stock market, have been moving money into exchange-traded funds that focus solely on that country. US-listed India ETFs have added about $2 billion in net new assets so far this year, outshining other emerging market funds. That brings the...
  • Sensex, Nifty log biggest drop in nearly six weeks 18 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In their biggest drop in nearly six weeks, benchmark Sensex on Tuesday tumbled 161 points to 28,338.05 and Nifty index fell 67 points to 8,463.10 from record highs due to profit-booking and worries over new norms on P-Notes. Shares of Realty, FMCG, Power, Metal, Consumer Durables, Banking, Capital Goods...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at new closing high; metals & IT surge Yesterday

    Mumbai: Stirred up by positive global news, Indian market maintained strong upmove throughout the day before ending at record high levels. The Sensex ended up 164.91 points or 0.6 per cent at 28499.54 after hitting intra-day record high of 28542. The Nifty closed up 52.80 points or 0.6 per cent...
  • Market closes at new high; Sensex ends at 28,334.63, NIFTY at 8,477.35 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian stocks on Friday notched up their best gain in three weeks with benchmark Sensex surging 267 points and Nifty jumping by 75.45 points to hit new highs powered by a spurt in shares of lenders after Kotak Mahindra-ING Vysya announced India's biggest banking merger. The mood was positive across...
  • Sensex up 34.71 points to close at 28,067.56; Nifty ends at 8,401.90 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Sensex on Thursday closed 34.71 points high to close at 28,067.56 while Nifty ended at 8,401.90 with rise of 19.60 points. Earlier in the day shares were flat to positive in opening trade, with Nifty testing the 8,400 level it lost on Wednesday. At open, the Sensex was up 0.15...
  • SEBI approves new insider trading rules 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday approved new insider trading rules that will replace a two-decade old law seen as inadequate to curb trading violations. The new rules, which are based on recommendations that were first revealed late last year, broaden the scope of who can...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today 6 days ago

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • Sensex closes 15 points down at 28,163.29; Nifty down at 8,425.90 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday ended about 15 points down at 28,163.29 after hitting lifetime high of 28,282.85 while Nifty closed 5 points down at 8,425.90. Indices are steady in noon trade with the Sensex up 23 points at 28201, and the Nifty up 3 points at 8434. Buyers are focused on...
  • Markets' dream run continues, Sensex, Nifty surge to new peaks November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Extending their record-breaking run, the Sensex on Monday surged 131.22 points to end at new peak of 28,177.88 and the Nifty rose 40.85 points to fresh closing high of 8,430.75 on the back of positive cues on the trade deficit front and robust gains logged by SBI and Tata...
  • Delhi's Connaught Place gets public Wi-Fi service November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In consonance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Digital India' project, the New Delhi Municipal Council on Sunday launched Wi-Fi services in Connaught Place, the business hub of the capital. Delhiites visiting the Connaught Place market will now be able to avail Wi-Fi services which were launched by New Delhi...
  • Record close for Nifty; realty, metals jump, pharma drags November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian benchmarks surged to fresh record highs at Friday close with a 0.3 per cent gain, with the Nifty rising 32 points to 8,389 while the Sensex climbed 102 points to 28,046. High-beta shares led the gains through the day, with stocks of real estate, metals, chemicals and oil...
  • Rupee falls to nearly 1-month low of 61.72 vs US dollar, down 17 paise November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday fell for the second day and depreciated by 17 paise to end at nearly one-month low of 61.72 against the greenback on sustained dollar demand even as local stock indices surged to new highs. The rupee resumed lower at 61.61 per dollar as against the...
  • Rupee ends lower by 4 paise vs dollar at 61.55 November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Paring its early gains, the rupee finished lower by 4 paise at 61.55 against the US dollar on renewed dollar demand from banks and importers. The rupee resumed higher at 61.46 per dollar as against last closing level of 61.51 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market. However, it declined afterwards...
  • Sensex up 35.33 points at 27,910.06; Nifty gains 18.40 points to close at record-high of 8,362.65 November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday evening closed gaining 35.33 points at 27,910.06 while Nifty gaind 18.40 points to close at fresh record-high of 8,362.65. Earlier in the day, The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 76 points in early trade on Tuesday on sustained buying by foreign funds and retail investors amid...
  • Watch: India showcases tourist attractions at World Travel Market in UK November 7, 2014

    India showcases new tourist attractions at World Travel Market at the Excel Centre, as tourism season begins in India. ...
  • Markets take a breather, Sensex down 47 points on profit-booking November 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Stock markets took a breather on Friday with benchmark Sensex falling about 47 points in volatile trade, retreating from record highs, as investors booked profits in banking, metal and capital goods sector stocks. After remaining positive in early trade, the Sensex touched the day's high of 27,980.93. However, investors...
  • Sensex tops 28,000 mark for first time on hopes of reforms, rate cut November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday conquered the 28,000 mark for the first time as markets hit new highs of the fourth day on expectations of more reforms by the Modi government and a rate cut by the RBI. The BSE barometer, however, settled a tad lower but still a...
  • 'Investors optimistic but speed of changes crucial for growth of Indian market' November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the world economic forum summit, Deloitte's Managing Director for global industries Gary Coleman has said that the investors are looking at the Indian market with optimism. However, he added a caveat saying that India needs to speed up policy and infrastructure changes. "I'm actually quite bullish on...
  • Sensex, Nifty flat; Sesa up 2 per cent, Ashok Leyland hits new high November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The market closed flat dragged by some bit of profit booking. The Nifty consolidated at around 8300. The 50-share index ended at 8324, up 1.95 points while Sensex was down 5.45 points at 27860.38. Sesa Sterlite, Axis Bank, HDFC, SBI and ICICI Bank were top gainers while Gail,...
  • Nifty closes above 8300 for 1st time, Sensex spikes 520 points October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The market staged spectacular performance on Friday as equity benchmarks saw the biggest one day gains for the first time since May 2014 led by index heavyweights like HDFC, Infosys, L&T and Reliance Industries. The rally was majorly driven by strong growth in US GDP in Q3CY14 and Japan's...
  • Sensex soars 217 points to five-wk high ahead of Fed meet outcome October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday surged 217 points to end at five-week high of 27,098.17 powered by gains in interest rate sensitive stocks, tracking rally in global markets ahead of the outcome of US Federal Reserve's policy meeting. Besides, hopes of further economic reforms by Modi government, rising rate cut...
  • Sensex rebounds 128 points to over one month high closes at October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rebounded about 128 points to end at over one-month high and Nifty reclaimed the 8,000-mark on the back of good corporate earnings and rising hopes of a cut in interest rates. Pharma, banking and power shares led the rise, amid positive cues from global markets...
  • Sensex drops for 1st time in six days; Nifty ends below 8,000 October 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex retreated from one-month highs and fell about 98 points to end at 26,752.90, logging its first drop in six sessions, on losses in bluechips like HUL, Tata Motors and RIL and caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve monetary policy meet. The NSE Nifty fell by...
  • We are well-positioned in Indian enterprise market: BlackBerry October 26, 2014

    New York: Canadian handset maker BlackBerry believes it is "well-positioned" for the multi-billion dollar Indian enterprise market armed with smartphones across multiple price points and end-to-end mobility solutions. "Today, BlackBerry offers an unparallelled global infrastructure, a combination of assets that deliver security at every level and across multiple platforms and an...
  • Faridabad cracker market fire: Fire station officer suspended, 5 injured October 22, 2014

    Faridabad: A day after a huge fire erupted at a cracker market on the Dussehra ground in Faridabad, the fire station officer has now been suspended. 5 people have been injured and over 200 makeshift stalls and 20 vehicles have been burnt. Police authorities have said that the fire is...
  • Faridabad cracker market fire: Vendors helpless, hundreds of onlookers, no police October 22, 2014

    Just a day ahead of Diwali people banking on the sale of crackers in Faridabad are reduced to tears, worried and have just one question - what next? A morning after a huge fire gutted Faridabad's biggest cracker market at the Dussehra Ground, there were hundreds of onlookers gathered at...
  • Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged. All the sectors ended the day's trade in green and the rally was led by auto, capital goods, healthcare and consumer durables sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex)...
  • Faridabad: Cracker market goes up in flames October 22, 2014

    Around 200 shops were reduced to ashes when a massive fire engulfed a cracker market in Faridabad's Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Faridabad: A dark Diwali for vendors who sold crackers at Dussehra Ground October 21, 2014

    Faridabad: Ajay Batra, a middle-aged businessman, was one of those who lost their shops and vehicles in the huge fire that gutted over 200 cracker stalls at Faridabad's Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. And like anyone in his situation, Batra was rightly outraged. "We paid hefty fire safety charges when we got...
  • Watch: Over 200 stalls gutted in fire at Dussehra Ground in Faridabad October 21, 2014

    Over 200 shops were gutted in a huge fire at a cracker market in Faridabad's famous Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. Five people were reportedly injured and 20 cars were damaged in the fire. ...