OPENING TRADE

  • Sensex ends over 6.10 points higher at 27,874.73;Nifty at 7.25 points up at 8,344.25 November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Monday ended 6.10 points higher at 27,874.73 while Nifty closed 7.25 points up at 8,344.25. Earlier in the day, the market slipped away succumbing to selling pressure. The Sensex faced a fall of 89.36 points at 27779.27 and the Nifty down by 26.15 points at 8310.85. About 1293...
  • Sensex ends flat, Nifty above 7500; TCS, Sun Pharma up 4 pc June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks closed flat amid consolidation on the first day of July series after one percent fall in last session of previous series. Healthcare, technology and fast moving consumer goods stocks supported the market whereas auto, metals, capital goods and select banks saw selling pressure. The Sensex rose 37.25 points...
  • Sensex surges nearly 248 points to close at 20,859.86 December 18, 2013

    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 1,500...
  • Sensex regains 20,000 level after 3 weeks; up over 265 points October 9, 2013

    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 interestsensitive stocks, amid trade deficit narrowing to the lowest level in 30 months. After a...
  • Sensex ends lower; banks, capital goods down July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian equities on Friday closed on a weak note. Banks, capital goods, power remained the major laggards on the bourses. Banking stocks tumbled further after a Reserve Bank of India committee recommended tightening regulations on loan restructuring, including setting aside higher provisions. Refinery major Reliance closed down 0.70 per...
  • Sensex bounces back, regains 18K level August 4, 2011

    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 50share NSE Nifty gained just 5 points at 5,410 and the 30share BSE Sensex...
  • Sensex tanks over 223 points in opening trade August 3, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex plummeted by over 223 points in opening trade on Wednesday to trade below the 18,000mark on continued selling by foreign funds and retail investors, spooked by the continued uncertainty in global markets. The 30share barometer, which lost 204.44 points...
  • Sensex jumps 243 pts as US hikes debt ceiling August 1, 2011

    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 30share BSE index, which lost over 674 points in the previous four...
  • Sensex gains 73 pts ahead of RBI policy meet July 26, 2011

    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 shortterm rates by the RBI at its monetary policy review meeting later in the day. ...
  • Sensex down 51 points in opening trade July 25, 2011

    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...
  • Sensex gains 76 points in opening trade July 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Snapping its twosession 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 30share barometer, which lost 87 points in the previous...
  • Sensex gains 173 points in opening trade July 4, 2011

    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 30share barometer, which lost 83.07 points in the previous...
  • Sensex down 28 points in opening trade June 27, 2011

    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 30share barometer, which gained 513.19 points in the previous session, fell by 28.58 points to 18,212.40...
  • RIL scrip falls by over 2 pc in morning trade June 13, 2011

    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 Ambaniled company in the eastern offshore KGD6 block as discoveries. ...
  • Sensex down 110 points in opening trade June 13, 2011

    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...
  • Inflation spooks market; Nifty ends below 5500 May 16, 2011

    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 again...
  • Sensex opens 100 points higher on fresh buying March 22, 2011

    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 30share barometer, which lost over 520 points in the previous three sessions,...
  • Equities open higher, stay in green despite volatility December 4, 2008

    Mumbai: Indian equities markets opened higher on Thursday and despite showing some volatility in a narrow range were still in the green one hour into trading on positive global cues, analysts said. Some one hour into trading, the 30share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was ruling at...
  • Markets choppy; Sensex trading below 9,000 November 26, 2008

    Mumbai: The markets have wiped out most of early gain and are trading choppy. Selling is seen in SBI, Infosys, L&T, BHEL, Siemens, Reliance Communications, NTPC, Suzlon Energy, Unitech, DLF, Reliance Infrastructure, Ranbaxy, Tata Steel, PNB, M&M, and Hindalco. However, Bharti, ONGC, ICICI Bank, Wipro, HDFC Bank, Sterlite, HDFC, TCS,...
  • Markets choppy; Nifty hovering @ 2800 November 17, 2008

    Mumbai: The markets have opened flat and are trading with some choppiness. The Nifty is hovering at around 2800 level. Buying is seen in metal, select capital goods, oil and power stocks. However, selling is seen in select technology, realty and banking stocks. At 9:58 am, the Sensex tumbled 122 points to...
  • Mkts crash in opening trade; Sensex slips below 14K June 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Indian markets were slaughtered in opening trade following a steep fall in US, Asian markets and on concerns of rising oil price. NYMEX crude hit $140.39 a barrel. The Nifty has slipped below 4,200 again and the Sensex below 14,000 mark; both indices fell over 3 per cent. The...
  • Mkts open lower on weak Asian cues April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The markets have opened lower and broken its fiveday winning streak due to profit booking and weak global cues. Selling pressure has seen in power, auto, banks and technology stocks. HDFC Bank, RIL, Wipro, Satyam, Infosys, Tata Power, Reliance Energy, Hero Honda, Tata Motors, L&T, Maruti,Zee Enter, GAIL, Bharti...
  • Markets flat in opening trade April 3, 2008

    New Delhi: The markets were flat in the opening trade but still trading in the green with some marginal gains. Buying has seen in oil, technology, auto, and some telecom stocks while selling pressure in cement, metal, power and banking stocks. At 0958 hrs (IST) the Sensex was down 41...
  • Mkt trades with hefty gains: Bank, cap goods up April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The markets opened with a huge gap up on strong cues from Asia and the US. Buying was seen in scrips across sectors. Among the top gainers were stocks from the financial space followed by realty, capital goods, power and IT sector. Sensex was above 16,000 mark...
  • Sensex plummets 726 points | Udayan's view March 31, 2008

    Mumbai: It was a terrible day for markets with frontline indices ending with huge losses. It closed near the day's low with heavy selling pressure in banking and IT stocks. Selling was also seen in real estate, oil, power and metal stocks. Cues from Asian markets were not very encouraging...
  • Mkt ends near day's high, Nifty closes above 4,900 March 28, 2008

    Mumbai: The markets closed near day's high amid choppiness after hovering around Thursday's closing levels for major part of the day. All the BSE sector indices closed in green with metal, capital goods, IT, realty, power and energy stocks outperformed. Broader markets saw a smart rally with both the midcap and...
  • Markets flat in opening trade March 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The markets were flat in opening trade, have started the day with mild gains but turned into choppy mode. Auto, FMCG, metal and technology stocks have gained while power stocks lost ground. At 0956 hrs (IST), the Sensex was up 10 points at 16,228 and the Nifty up...
  • Mkt ends in green: Banks up; Midcaps, metal down March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: It was a mixed close for markets with benchmark indices managing a positive close but the midcap and smallcap index closing in red. Buying seen in select large cap IT and bank stocks. Breadth was negative and the advance decline was at 1:6. Nifty closed above 4600 and...
  • Market ends in green amid volatility March 5, 2008

    Mumbai: The markets managed to close in green amid volatility. However, the broader markets closed in red giving markets negative breadth. Buying was seen in IT stocks followed by metal, oil and gas socks. Banking and power pivotals closed weak. Auto index which was holding out its gains in the...
  • Mkts open flat: Midcaps, bank, cap goods down March 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The markets have opened flat after seeing huge losses on Monday's trade. Cues from Asian peers are not very bad on Tuesday as Asia is trading mixed. Both the frontline indices have slipped in red as there is selling pressure in stocks across sectors. Breadth is not convincing...