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  • Sensex surges nearly 248 points to close at 20,859.86 18-12-2013 09:30 AM

    Mumbai: Markets on Wednesday cheered RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's unexpected decision to maintain a status quo on interest rates with benchmark Sensex rising for the first time in 7 days and ending nearly 248 points higher on the back of heavy buying in banking, realty and auto shares. Overall, nearly...
  • Sensex regains 20,000 level after 3 weeks; up over 265 points 09-10-2013 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: Paring initial losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday rose over 265 points to close above the 20,000 mark for the first time in three weeks on good buying in bluechips led by bank and interest-sensitive stocks, amid trade deficit narrowing to the lowest level in 30 months. After...
  • Sensex bounces back, regains 18K level 04-08-2011 09:41 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex bounced back on Thursday with marginal gain amid choppy trade. The recovery was on expected lines as the market had seen sharp falls in the last few sessions. At 9:18 hours IST, the 50-share NSE Nifty gained just 5 points at 5,410 and the 30-share BSE...
  • Sensex tanks over 223 points in opening trade 03-08-2011 09:28 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex plummeted by over 223 points in opening trade on Wednesday to trade below the 18,000-mark on continued selling by foreign funds and retail investors, spooked by the continued uncertainty in global markets. The 30-share barometer, which lost 204.44 points in Tuesday's trade, slid...
  • Sensex jumps 243 pts as US hikes debt ceiling 01-08-2011 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex shot up by nearly 243 points in opening trade on Monday as global markets cheered an agreement reached by US lawmakers to raise the country's debt ceiling and avoid a default. The 30-share BSE index, which lost over 674 points in the previous...
  • Sensex gains 73 pts ahead of RBI policy meet 26-07-2011 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex rose by over 73 points in opening trade on Tuesday, extending its gains for the third straight session despite concerns over an expected hike in key short-term rates by the RBI at its monetary policy review meeting later in the day. A firming...
  • Sensex down 51 points in opening trade 25-07-2011 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex fell by over 51 points in opening trade on Monday as funds and retail investors locked in gains recorded in the previous session amid a weak trend on other Asian bourses over US debt worries. The cautious approach was adopted by market participants...
  • Sensex gains 76 points in opening trade 07-07-2011 09:51 AM

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-session losing streak, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex rose by nearly 76 points in opening trade on Thursday on selective buying by funds and retail investors amid firm cues from Asian markets. The 30-share barometer, which lost 87 points in the previous two sessions, recovered by...
  • Sensex gains 173 points in opening trade 04-07-2011 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex rose by nearly 173 points in the opening trade on Monday on the back of buying by funds and retail investors amid a firming trend on other Asian bourses. The 30-share barometer, which lost 83.07 points in the previous session, recovered sharply by...
  • Sensex down 28 points in opening trade 27-06-2011 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex declined by over 28 points in opening trade on Monday on fresh selling by funds and retail investors, taking cues from weak global markets. The 30-share barometer, which gained 513.19 points in the previous session, fell by 28.58 points to 18,212.40 points in the first...
  • RIL scrip falls by over 2 pc in morning trade 13-06-2011 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries fell by over 2 per cent in morning trade on the bourses on Monday as investors reacted negatively to the oil sector regulator's decision to reject three new natural gas finds by the Mukesh Ambani-led company in the eastern offshore KG-D6 block as discoveries. RIL shed 2.4...
  • Sensex down 110 points in opening trade 13-06-2011 09:36 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex fell by almost 110 points in opening trade on Monday, extending its losses for the fourth consecutive session on continued selling by foreign funds and retail investors, taking cues from weak global markets. Fears that the Reserve Bank of India may announce a hike in...
  • Inflation spooks market; Nifty ends below 5500 16-05-2011 08:38 PM

    Mumbai: With every passing day, the hope of a pullback rally, which started six trading sessions back for the market, seems to be fading. The petrol price hike coupled with discomforting inflation numbers haunted markets on Monday. The immediate resistance level for the Nifty now appears to be 5600. Crude...
  • Sensex opens 100 points higher on fresh buying 22-03-2011 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex recovered by over 100 points in opening trade on Tuesday after three straight days of losses, in tandem with a firming trend on other Asian bourses. The 30-share barometer, which lost over 520 points in the previous three sessions, rose by 100.78 points,...
  • Markets choppy; Nifty hovering @ 2800 17-11-2008 10:39 AM

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  • Mkts crash in opening trade; Sensex slips below 14K 27-06-2008 09:58 AM

    Colombo: An exceptional 90 off just 52 balls from Kamran Akmal denied India their second straight warm-up win and took Pakistan to a victory with five deliveries to spare at the P Sara Oval on Monday. Chasing 186, Pakistan lost two wickets in the fourth over but Kamran was able...
  • Mkts open lower on weak Asian cues 22-04-2008 10:16 AM

    After sweeping the ODI series, New Zealand head into the first of two Twenty20 internationals at Mclean Park, Napier in high spirits and aiming to overwhelm Zimbabwe like they have all series. The key to New Zealand's batting would be their top-order batsmen, especially the openers Rob Nicol and Martin...
  • Markets flat in opening trade 03-04-2008 10:59 AM

    Karachi: Julian Fountain, front-runner for Pakistan's fielding coach position, is likely to join the team ahead of its departure for the forthcoming Test and ODI series against England in the United Arab Emirates. Sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that negotiations with the Australian fielding coach Fountain are...
  • Mkt trades with hefty gains: Bank, cap goods up 02-04-2008 11:14 AM

    Melbourne: Axed Australia opener Phillip Hughes is not surprised At losing his place to Ed Cowan for the first Test against India, but vowed to return soon after sorting out his technical issues with personal coach Neil D'Costa. Hughes, along with Usman Khawaja, was dropped from Australia's 13-member squad for...
  • Sensex plummets 726 points | Udayan's view 31-03-2008 11:02 AM

    Canberra: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma is hoping that Sachin Tendulkar gets his much-awaited 100th international century in the first Test against Australia as the anticipation has now become unbearable. The first Test starts on December 26 and Sharma is keeping his fingers crossed for a Tendulkar hundred in the match....
  • Mkt ends near day's high, Nifty closes above 4,900 28-03-2008 10:41 AM

    Indore: Dashing Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who on Thursday created history by scoring the highest ever one-day score of 219 in the fourth ODI against West Indies, said that he was happy to have broken the record of batting great and team-mate Sachin Tendulkar. I was happy when Tendulkar scored...
  • Markets flat in opening trade 26-03-2008 11:42 AM

    London: England off-spinner Graeme Swann has called for an end to one-day internationals (ODIs), saying Tests and Twenty20 are the way forward for cricket. Swann admitted that he preferred Twenty20 and Tests format over the 50-over format. I think one-day cricket will have to give at some point, hopefully for...
  • Mkt ends in green: Banks up; Midcaps, metal down 24-03-2008 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: There has been something amiss about this Test. It started when it was revealed at the toss that India had 'rested' their latest pace success, Umesh Yadav, and that slightly odd feeling grew as their bowlers struggled to have an effect on day one, managing just two wickets....
  • Market ends in green amid volatility 05-03-2008 10:18 AM

    The former India spinner said Harbhajan Singh was not bowling to his potential for quite some time. ...
  • Mkts open flat: Midcaps, bank, cap goods down 04-03-2008 11:36 AM

    Bangalore: Mumbai Indians' injury woes just grew in proportion as their opener Davy Jacobs has been ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 because of a hip injury. The South African wicket-keeper batsman picked up the injury while batting in the nets on Sunday when the side was preparing for...
  • Mkts open higher mirroring strong global cues 27-02-2008 12:15 PM

    Southampton: A downcast Indian captain MS Dhoni has admitted that while the team is not just going through the motions, nothing really has come together for the side on this tour of England. India lost the rain-curtailed, 23-over-a-side second ODI by seven wickets at the Rose Bowl on Tuesday as...
  • Lalu's speech over, markets end with moderate gains 26-02-2008 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: With Sports Minister Ajay Maken determined to bring the Indian Cricket Board under the RTI Act, the BCCI on Wednesday hit back at him, saying the minister was not aware of the ground realities as they have already adopted transparency measures. Maken, earlier in the day, had reportedly...
  • Mkts open in green inline with Asia 12-02-2008 11:11 AM

    London: England must beat India by at least two clear matches in the forthcoming series to be ranked as the world's top Test team. Anything less will be insufficient to remove their opponents from the No. 1 spot they have occupied since last year. At present, England are in third...