National Stock Exchange

  • Sensex inches up 16 points; posts worst weekly loss in 6 months January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday inched up 16 points to snap a five-day losing trend on mild buying and wrapped up the week with its worst performance in six months. The BSE barometer, which shed 875.41 points in the past five sessions, edged up by just 15.60 points, or...
  • Sensex closes at 20,666.15, down 156.62 points November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Sensex closed at 20,666.15, down 156.62 points on Friday. The BSE benchmark Sensex extended losses for the fourth straight session by declining over 54 points on sustained selling by funds amid a weak trend at other Asian bourses. The 30-share index, which had lost over 417 points in the previous three...
  • Rupee closes flat; RBI rate decision key October 25, 2013

    The rupee ended flat on Friday, but extended losses for a second week, as caution set in ahead of an expected interest rate hike by the central bank at its policy review next week. The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to raise its key repo rate by 25 basis...
  • Four Indians make to Fortune top 50 women business leaders October 20, 2013

    Four Indians led by ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar have made to Fortune magazine's global list of top-50 women business leaders, while PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in a similar list for the US. Kochhar has been ranked fourth, followed by National Stock Exchange chief Chitra Ramkrishna at...
  • Sensex closes 49 points lower, IT stocks fall September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Friday closed 49 points lower in a volatile trade ahead of the wholesale price index figures and US stimulus tapering next week. The 30-scrip S~~amp;amp;P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,744.54 points, closed at 19,732.76 points, down 49.12...
  • Indian stocks, currency sink as Syrian tension worsens September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian rupee and stock markets plunged on Tuesday, with bechmark Sensex sliding by 650 points on reports that missiles were fired at Syria, raising fears of disruption in oil supply and spike in prices. The Indian rupee slipped below 68 against a dollar, losing more than two percent of its value...
  • RBI's rupee rescue lifts Sensex by over 400 points August 29, 2013

    Mirroring the turnaround in rupee, stock markets on Tuesday soared with the S~~amp;amp;P BSE benchmark Sensex logging its best gain in a week of nearly 405 points to end at 18,401.04 on across-the-board buying after RBI opened a special window to help PSU oil firms meet daily forex needs. The gains...
  • Wipro to replace Reliance Infra in Nifty August 28, 2013

    Indian software services exporter Wipro Ltd(WIPR.NS) will replace Reliance Infrastructure Ltd(RLIN.NS) in the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock Nifty effective September 27, the NSE said in a statement on Tuesday. Wipro had been excluded from the NSE index from April 1. "A corporate action like our demerger of a listed company would generally...
  • Sensex crashes 769 points, Nifty 234 points down August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: The S&P BSE Sensex on Friday crashed 769 points, the most in four years, as the rupee plunged to an all-time low amid fears the government may move to a capital- control regime to curb forex volatility and narrow CAD. The rupee fell below the 62 level for the...
  • Sensex slips for third day, drops 57 points ahead of RBI review July 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex fell for the third day and closed 56.57 points lower at 19,748.19, dragged down by metal, realty and bank stocks ahead of the RBI's policy review next week. Weak first-quarter results from Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and Sterlite Industries also affected market sentiment. HUL, which...
  • Sebi tightens currency derivative rules to tame volatile rupee July 9, 2013

    Mumbai: With an aim to help in government efforts to stem falling rupee, Sebi has tightened the exposure norms for currency derivatives to check large scale speculative activity in the market. The decision, taken on Monday, came after consultations with banking regulator RBI. Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)...
  • 9.33 pc MMMTC stake sale today, 9.33 per cent shares to be sold off June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In the first big disinvestement this fiscal, 9.33 per cent shares in the state-owned MMTC will be sold off on Thursday. The decision was taken after the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on disinvestment headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram fixed the base price at Rs 600 crore...
  • Sensex ends 326 points up; RIL, Sun Pharma lead gains May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday surged the most in two weeks by jumping 326 points to close at 20,030.77 points on all-round buying led by a rally in RIL and Sun Pharma on positive reports amid a firming global trend. The Sensex shot up by 326.44 points, or 1.66...
  • Tech glitch at NSE, Bank of India shares tumble February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares in Bank of India make a sharp fall before quickly recovering in what some traders describe as a "freak" trade. Trading at Rs 336.65, down 1.2 per cent, Bank of India shares suddenly fell to Rs 314, down 7.8 per cent on the day, at around 12:20 pm...
  • Indian bourses perform better than global peers in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid turbulent times for the stock markets across the world, the equity turnover fell on Indian bourses as well in 2012, but the fall was meagre at 1.57 per cent when compared to the global average. Globally, the equity turnover fell sharply by 14.7 per cent, while the...
  • Bharti Infratel shares fall over 10 per cent in debut December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharti Infratel, backed by billionaire Sunil Mittal, fell as much as 12.7 per cent in its trading debut after raising about $760 million in India's biggest IPO in two years, weighed down by a cautious outlook for mobile tower operators. The IPO, priced near the lower end of...
  • BSE Sensex up, tech stocks lead gains December 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex is up 0.25 per cent and the Nifty gains 0.17 per cent higher, tracking steady Asian markets. Export-driven technology shares leading gains on the back of short covering as recent underperformance was seen overdone. Infosys gains 1.2 per cent after falling 5.75 per cent in December as...
  • SEBI probes Nifty 'flash crash', NSE blames Emkay Global October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Market regulator SEBI has begun probe into the 900-point 'flash crash' of National Stock Exchange (NSE) index Nifty on Friday morning. The flash crash halted trade on the exchange for about 15 minutes. The NSE had blamed abnormal orders placed by stock broker Emkay Global for the crash...
  • NSE says Emkay Global behind bad trades October 5, 2012

    Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange said financial firm Emkay Global Financial Services was responsible for the erroneous trades of over 6.5 billion rupees that caused a halt in the bourse's trading systems. The bourse said Emkay had placed 59 erroneous orders that resulted in multiple trades with an aggregate value...
  • Nifty falls 800 points due to technical glitch October 5, 2012

    Mumbai: A technical error on Friday took the Nifty down 800 points to 4,997 at around 10 am, due to which trading was halted for a while. But trading in the National Stock Exchange's cash market has resumed after the brief halt. While brokers speculated that it could have been...
  • Trading resumes at NSE after brief halt due to Nifty's fall October 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Trading in the National Stock Exchange's cash market resumed after it was briefly frozen following a 162-point plunge. The 50-share Nifty fell to an intra-day low of 5625 around 10 am, with stocks like Bharti Airtel, Cipla, SBI, Hindustan Unilever and Axis Bank tumbling between 8 to 11 per...
  • NSE emerges as world's 2nd largest bourse in index August 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange emerged as the world's second-largest bourse in terms of turnover in trading of index as well as stock futures, according to latest data. Index and stock futures are generally contracts based on a particular stock or index. NSE is ranked second in trading turnover for index futures...
  • Mkt sees 2nd highest turnover, Sensex ends 72 pts down July 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty closed the session with marginal losses on Wednesday ahead of settlement day for July contract. The market saw the second highest turnover on Wednesday of Rs 3.01 lakh crore while the highest ever turnover stood at Rs 3.29 lakh crore that traded on...
  • Sensex slides below 18,000-points mark March 18, 2011

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell below the psychological resistance level of 18,000 points on Friday on continued selling pressure for the second day after the central bank hiked its key policy rates to curb inflation. The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened...
  • Markets welcome budget, Sensex ends 175 points up February 26, 2010

    Mumbai: Reacting positively to the budget, the Sensex shut shop 175 points higher on Friday, though it failed to hold on to its intra-day highs. The 30-scrip sensitive index, which opened at 16,255.33 points closed at 16,429.55 points, 175 points or 1.08 percent higher than its previous close at 16,254.2 points. At...
  • Equity markets flat in early trade August 4, 2008

    Mumbai: Indian equity markets, which opened lower Monday, were trading flat soon after. There was selling pressure on metal, auto and select power stocks. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened with a loss of 62.05 points at 14,594.64. Ten minutes into trading, it was...