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  • Nifty ends at 8910, Sensex up 292 points; banks soar 13 hours 1 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The market ended at record highs as banks boosted trade. The Nifty ended above 8900-level for first time. The 50-share index was up 74.90 points or 0.8 per cent at 8910.50. The Sensex closed up 292.20 points or 1 per cent at 29571.04. About 1406 shares have advanced, 1523...
  • Sensex up 273 points, Nifty ends above 8800 for 1st time ever 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The market rallied for the seventh consecutive session on Friday, spiking nearly 2000 points on the Sensex (in seven days). The Sensex on Fridaygained 272.82 points or 0.94 percent at 29278.84 and the Nifty jumped 60.15 points or 0.69 per cent to 8821.55 on ECB stimulus. About 1140 shares have...
  • Sensex ends above 29K, Nifty at new peak 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Extending their record-setting spree for the third day, the BSE Sensex on Thursday closed above the 29,000-mark for the first time and the Nifty touched another peak of 8,774.15 with sustained buying by funds in healthcare, capital goods, metal and auto sector stocks. Continuing its surge for the sixth day,...
  • Sensex, Nifty at historic high levels; HUL steals the show 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Rising for the fifth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday set a life-time high of 28,958 points and NSE Nifty recorded a historic 8,741 points as overall macro outlook and optimism over forthcoming budget continue to buoy investor sentiment. After resuming the day higher...
  • Sensex hits life high, ends at 28788.28, Nifty at 8698.00 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks surged to record highs on Tuesday among growing perception that India is the best placed among emerging markets because of its improving macro economic fundamentals. The 30-share Sensex hit a new peak of 28829.29, before closing at 28784.67, up 522.66 points or 1.85 per cent over its...
  • Sensex up 140 points on fund inflows; wipro, bank stocks gain January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its rising streak for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 140 points to close at 28,262.01, led by gains in IT major Wipro and financial stocks on encouraging earnings. The BSE 30-share Sensex resumed on a strong footing at 28,249.84 and continued its upward journey...
  • Sensex climbs 183 poits; Infosys up 5 per cent January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: In a volatile trade, the stock market benchmark Sensex on Friday soared higher by 183 points, led by gains in IT stocks as Infosys beat market expectations with a robust set of quarterly results. After opening on a strong note, the 30-scrip BSE index...
  • Sensex, Nifty rebound from 3-week lows on strong global cues January 8, 2015

    Mumbai:,/b> Rebounding from three-week lows, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday jumped 365.89 points to 27,274.71 and Nifty rose 132.50 points to 8,234.60 on value-based buying in bluechips amid positive global cues on strong US data and fresh Eurozone stimulus hopes. Besides, strength in the Indian rupee, which sharply appreciated to 62.60...
  • Sensex snaps 6-day rally, Nifty ends 17 points down January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: The Sensex snapped 6 days of upward movement on profit-booking today after crossing the 28,000- level in the morning for the first time since December 9, but slipped by nearly 45.58 points to end at 27,842.32. The BSE 30-share index resumed trading higher and again...
  • Stocks help rupee recover by 6paise vs US dollar to end at 63.29 January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee recovered from initial losses and ended 6 paise higher at 63.29 against the greenback on Friday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters, amid hopes of more foreign capital inflows into equity market. On Thursday, the rupee suffered its worst single-day drop in over two weeks...
  • Sensex rises 380 points to 3-week high; banking stocks in limelight January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the sixth day in a row, the benchmark Sensex on Friday surged 380.36 points to end at over three-week high of 27,887.9 on encouraging manufacturing data and gains in banking stocks on hopes of sectoral reforms. The NSE barometer Nifty also soared over 111 points to close at...
  • Rupee tumbles on 1st day of new year, down 32 paise vs US dollar January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee was off to a bad start in the new year as it suffered the worst single-day drop in over two weeks on Thursday by falling 32 paise to end at 63.35 against the US dollar. Demand for the greenback from banks and importers and little support from...
  • Sensex rises 95 points, ends 2014 with best annual gain in 5 years December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Wednesday rose by over 95 points to end at 27,499.42 on back of infrastructure, power and realty shares, helping the BSE benchmark end 2014 calendar year with the best annual gain in 5 years. BHEL, Tata Power and NTPC were among the gainers today with about...
  • Sensex plunges 297 points on F&O expiry day; oil cos stocks fall December 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell over 297 points, posting its biggest drop in one week, to end at 27,208.61 on the December F&O expiry day, weighed down by heavy losses in BHEL, GAIL and ONGC shares. Apart from a cautious stance by investors on the last day of...
  • Sensex down 273 points in early trade on weak global cues December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex extended losses for the fourth straight day by losing over 273 points in early trade on Tuesday on sustained selling by funds amid weak global cues, tracking plunging crude coupled with depreciating rupee. The 30-share index tumbled 273.05 points, or 1 per cent, to 27,046.51. The gauge...
  • Sensex, Nifty fall to 6-week lows; RIL, ONGC slip on crude drop December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: After a day's breather, Indian stocks continued their downslide on Thursday with benchmark Sensex tumbling 229.09 points to six-week low of 27,602.01 on sharp losses in RIL and ONGC after further drop in crude oil price. Similarly, the 50-issue CNX Nifty of the NSE also plunged by 62.75 points, or...
  • Nifty ends above 8350, Sensex flat; SBI up 3 per cent, BHEL falls December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After a volatile day of trade, the market ended on a flat note. The Sensex ended up 34.09 points at 27831.10, and the Nifty was up 14.95 points at 8355.65. About 1681 shares have advanced, 1255 shares declined, and 110 shares are unchanged. SBI gained 3.5 per cent while...
  • Pirate Bay taken down after police raid; other file-sharing websites also offline December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Popular Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was taken down after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm. "We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay," Paul Pinter, national coordinator, intellectual...
  • Sensex plunges 322.39 points to over 1-month closing low of 27,797.01; Nifty at 8,340.70 December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday plunged 322.39 points to close over 1-month low at 27,797.01 while Nifty tumbled 97.55 points to end at 8,340.70. Earlier in the day, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 62 points in early trade on sustained selling by participants in auto, capital goods, consumer durables and banking...
  • Sensex, Nifty post worst drop in nearly 8 weeks; Infosys down by 5% December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Logging their worst drop in 8 weeks, benchmark Sensex plunged 339 points and Nifty slipped 100 points on Monday on sharp losses in Infosys, where co-founders sold about USD 1 billion worth shares, and other bluechips. Shares of heavyweight Infosys fell by 4.88 per cent as families of four co-founders...
  • Your smartphone could soon receive data twice as faster November 30, 2014

    Washington: Your smartphone and other compact wireless devices could soon receive data twice as faster, thanks to a tiny new inexpensive circuit developed by researchers. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin created the radically smaller, more efficient radio wave circulator that could be used in cellphones and other wireless...
  • Data sharing over Bluetooth may get faster November 29, 2014

    London: Your Bluetooth device may soon become faster at transferring data! Researchers are looking into ways information can be shared quickly and effectively using Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers at the University of the...
  • Sensex, Nifty rebound in volatile trade; Realty in limelight November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday recovered 48 points to 28,386.19 after realty scrips, led by DLF, rose as government approved hiking floor area ratio in Delhi and FMCG shares, including ITC, jumped after Tuesday's slump. Rate cut hopes and short-covering ahead of Thursday's monthly expiry of derivative contracts boosted...
  • Sensex, Nifty log biggest drop in nearly six weeks November 25, 2014

    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 extend record-breaking spree November 24, 2014

    The broader Nifty is trading above the 8,500 level - that's a record high. The Sensex too is above the 28,400 mark. Markets have got a boost after China announced a rate cut and European Central Bank promised more stimulus measures. ...
  • Market closes at new high; Sensex ends at 28,334.63, NIFTY at 8,477.35 November 21, 2014

    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 slips from peak, closes at 28,032.85 points; Nifty ends at 8,382.30 November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday logged new lifetime high of 28,294.01 but retreated after a late fall gripped stocks to end 130 points down at 28,032.85, amid profit-taking in bluechips from metal, power and oil&gas space. The BSE 30-share barometer, after hitting the new peak in the opening trade, succumbed...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    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 November 18, 2014

    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...
  • 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...