SENSEX

  • Nifty ends April series at 8181, Sensex falls 427 points in week 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks continued their slide on Thursday, with the Nifty breaching the psychological 8200-mark and the Sensex slipping below 27,000. Brokers said concerns over earnings growth, macro recovery are prompting foreign institutional investors to head for other emerging markets which are doing better at the moment. In addition, unwinding...
  • Sensex ends 170 points lower, Nifty slipped to 45.85 points on Wednesday 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The market ended a volatile session on a weak note. The Sensex was down 170.45 points or 0.6 per cent at 27225.93, and the Nifty slipped 45.85 points or 0.5 per cent at 8239.75. About 1526 shares advanced, 1186 shares declined and 157 shares were unchanged on Wednesday. Bharti...
  • Sensex up 219 points, Nifty ends at 8286 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Sensex ended up 219.39 points or 0.8 per cent at 27396.38 and the Nifty was up 71.80 points or 0.9 per cent at 8285.60. About 1650 shares advanced, 1086 shares declined and 146 shares were unchanged. Banks made a superb comeback led by ICICI Bank (up 8 per cent),...
  • Sensex skids over 261 points, Nifty ends at 8214 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Sensex closed down 260.95 points or 0.9 per cent at 27176.99 and the Nifty ended at 8213.80, down 91.45 points or 1 per cent at 8213.80. About 667 shares have advanced, 2063 shares declined, and 144 shares are unchanged. SBI, Bharti Airtel, Dr Reddy's Labs, BHEL and HDFC...
  • Rupee hits three and half month low of 63.56 per dollar, down 24 paise against dollar April 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Continuing its losing streak for the second straight session, the rupee on Friday closed at a fresh three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the US dollar after plunging to 63.64 in intra-day trade on sustained demand for the American currency from importers amid weaker equities. After touching an intra-day low...
  • Sensex tanks 297 points, Nifty ends at 8305 April 24, 2015

    Mumbai: The Sensex plunged 297.08 points or 1 percent at 27437.94 and the Nifty dived 93.05 points or 1 per cent at 8305.25. About 719 shares advanced, 2049 shares declined and 156 shares were unchanged. Cipla fell 4 per cent while Vedanta and Axis Bank were down 3 per cent...
  • Sensex down 155 points, Nifty below 8400; Tata Steel up 5 per cent April 23, 2015

    Mumbai: On a day of wide fluctuations, a benchmark index for Indian equities, the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 155.11 points, or 0.56 percent, down on Thursday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed 31.40 points or 0.37 percent down...
  • Sensex rebounds by 214 points on value-buying April 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Ending five-day losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday rebounded by over 214 points to 27,890.13 on value-buying in capital goods, pharma and banking stocks as sentiment improved after Saudi Arabia ended its military campaign in Yemen. Sentiment were also buoyed after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said GST bill...
  • Sensex slips 210 points, Nifty below 8400 April 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended in red as the Sensex is down 210.17 points or 0.7 per cent at 27676.04. The Nifty is down 70.35 points or 0.8 per cent at 8377.75. About 1324 shares have advanced, 1377 shares declined, and 188 shares are unchanged. Wipro, Axis Bank, Sesa Sterlite, SBI...
  • Sensex, Nifty nosedive to over 3-wk low on tax issue concerns April 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Aggressive selling by foreign funds on tax concerns bogged down markets today as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by more than 555 points to over three-week low of 27,886.21, while sharp fall in heavyweights like RIL, Infosys and weak global cues added to the fall. The 50-share Nifty nosedived 157.90...
  • Rupee ends lower by six paise vs US dollar on Friday April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday snapped its two-day gaining streak against the US dollar by losing 6 paise to end at 62.36 on fresh demand for the American currency from importers amid fall in global crude oil prices. The rupee opened slightly lower at 62.33 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign...
  • Sensex closes over 220 points down April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed over 220 points down during Friday's trade session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed the day's trade in the red. It was down 100.70 points or 1.16 percent at 8,606...
  • Sensex slips 134 points, Nifty holds 8700 April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The market continued to see selling pressure for the second consecutive session on Thursday. The Sensex fell 133.65 points to 28666.04 and the Nifty shed 43.50 points to 8706.70. About 1091 shares have advanced, 1711 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Hero Motocorp, Sun...
  • Sensex falls 245 points, Nifty ends at 8750 April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The market saw steep fall in late trade with the Sensex losing 244.75 points to 28799.69 and the Nifty declining 83.80 points to 8750.20. Even the broader markets snapped 10-day winning streak, falling more than half a per cent. About 1376 shares have advanced, 1492 shares declined, and 151...
  • IIP data lifts Sensex to 29,000-mark, Nifty above 8,800 April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday regained 29,000-level to settle at over one-month high of 29,044.44 by rising 165.06 points, whereas NSE Nifty rose for the seventh straight session mainly on account of better-than-expected IIP data. Country's industrial production grew at a nine-month high of 5 per cent in February...
  • Sensex, Nifty close flat; Reliance up for 4th straight day April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The market has seen consolidation on Friday after rising for last five consecutive sessions on short covering. The Sensex fell 5.83 points to 28879.38 and the Nifty gained 2.05 points at 8780.35. However, the broader markets remained favourite for buyers as the BSE Midcap gained 0.4 per cent and...
  • Sensex climbs 177 points as Moody's upgrade lifts bank stocks April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex extended its winning run to the fifth session on Thursday, rising over 177 points to end at nearly four-week high of 28,885.21, after Moody's upgraded India's outlook to 'positive' from 'stable'. Lenders led the rise with Axis Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank rallying in the...
  • Sensex rises for 4th straight day; up 191 points April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Logging its fourth consecutive rise on Wednesday, the benchmark BSE Sensex ended over 190 points higher at 28,707.75, mainly led by gains in Reliance, Infosys and Coal India amid sustained foreign fund inflows. Rate-sensitive banking, realty and capital goods shares were back in the action after some banks cut...
  • Sensex ends higher; banks drag as RBI keeps rates unchanged April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Banks stocks remained subdued on Dalal Street on Tuesday after RBI's status quo policy, but a dramatic late recovery helped equity benchmarks close higher for the third consecutive session. Meanwhile, the rally in broader markets continued. The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 12.13 points to 28516.59 and the 50-share NSE...
  • Sebi mulls new norms for changes in Sensex, Nifty April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Regulator Sebi will soon put in place new norms for changes in constituents of the key stock market indices, including Sensex and Nifty, as it frames a separate mechanism for regulating the index providers. The index operators, which include...
  • Nifty ends above 8650, RBI policy eyed April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The market saw major buying interest in last couple of hours of trade on Monday. The Sensex rallied 244.32 points or 0.86 percent to 28504.46 and the Nifty climbed 73.65 points or 0.86 per cent to 8659.90. The broader markets outperformed benchmarks with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices...
  • Sensex closes 303 points up April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made healthy gains during Wednesday's session to provisionally close the day's trade 303 points or 1.08 per cent up. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day's trade. It...
  • Over 250 companies appoint women directors on Tuesday to meet Sebi deadline April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Waking up at the last moment, over 250 companies including from Adani and Essar Groups, appointed women directors to meet the Sebi deadline of Tuesday midnight for having at least one female board member, even as some PSUs were seen lagging behind. The companies...
  • Sensex falls 18 points, gauge climbs 25 per cent in fiscal 2014-15 March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday inched lower by about 18 points to close at 27,957.49, wrapping up 2014-15 with hefty 25 per cent gain -- its best performance in six fiscal years -- buoyed by foreign investments after the Narendra Modi-led government took charge. After jumping 205 points in early...
  • Rupee bounces back by 18 paise vs dollar, ends at 62.49 March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee ended the fiscal on a positive note by rising 18 paise to 62.49 against the American currency on Tuesday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on expectation of resumption of foreign capital inflows into equity market. The Indian currency had ended the last fiscal year at...
  • Sensex soars 517 points, logs biggest gain in over 2-months March 30, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday surged by over 517 points-- its biggest one-day gain in nearly two-and-a-half months-- to end at 27,975.86 on across-the-board buying amid firm global cues. Brokers attributed the the steep rise to value buying from an "over-sold" position after persistent fall in stock prices...
  • Sensex breaks 7-day losing trend, but volatility continues March 27, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday ended at 27,458.64, up by a marginal 1.06 points to technically snap the seven-session losing streak in a highly volatile trade amid continuing geo-political tensions. The NSE Nifty, however, settled the day in the red at 8,341.40, ending the week on a negative...
  • Sensex closes 654 points down on Thursday, bank stocks plunge March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Negative global cues and future and options (F&O) expiry led a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), to close on Thursday's trade down 654 points or 2.33 per cent. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed trade in the...
  • Sensex falls for 6th day, down 50 points to nearly 10-week low March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Ahead of March derivative contract expiry, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed 50 points down to nearly 10-week low of 28,111.83 on losses in capital goods, power and metal stocks, extending its string of losses to the sixth straight session. Sensex constituents such as L&T, SBI, TCS, NTPC, ONGC, GAIL,...
  • Rupee weakens by 6 paise against dollar in early trade on Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by six paise at 62.32 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the US currency overseas. Fresh demand for the dollar from importers also weighed on the local currency but a higher opening in the domestic...