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  • Rail Budget dampner, Nifty ends at 8684 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Rail Budget failed to enthuse investors dragging the market after Minister Suresh Prabhu hiked freight rates. February F&O expiry also added pressure in the market. The Nifty ended F&O expiry at 8683.85, down 83.40 points or 0.9 per cent. The Sensex lost 261.34 points or 0.9 percent at...
  • Android dominant in two-horse smartphone race with 81.5% market share 3 days ago

    Washington: Google Android dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 per cent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said Tuesday. Despite Apple's late surge on its newly released iPhones, the California giant saw its market share for the year drop...
  • Sensex, Nifty end flat; FMCG & cap goods up, oil, banks dip 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks closed second session of the Budget week on a flat note on Tuesday as investors preferred to stay on the sidelines till the Budget gets announced (on Saturday). The consolidation in market was also ahead of expiry of February derivative contracts and Railway Budget that both will...
  • Rupee gains 12 paise against US dollar, closes at 62.22 February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Bucking the weak trend in Indian shares, the rupee on Friday closed with a gain of 12 paise against the American currency at 62.22 on selling of dollars by banks and exporters. Forex traders said participants bet against the dollar ahead of talks between Greece and Eurozone on bailout...
  • Sensex gains 41 points on fifth day of rise; Greek debt talks eyed February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: In a volatile session, the benchmark Sensex on Monday surged 230 points in early trade but pared most gains to end with a slender 41 points rise on selling in banking, pharma and oil&gas shares and caution ahead of crucial Greek debt talks. Nevertheless, domestic markets extended their winning session...
  • File hosting service Rapidshare to shut down on March 31 February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Rapidshare, an online file-sharing service, has announced that it is shutting down on March 31. The once-popular website now shows a welcome note announcing the closure. The site is said to have lost popularity and its rebranding attempt as a cloud-storage service last year failed to garner attention. The extensions...
  • AAP gains 25 pc vote share, 39 seats at the cost of Congress; BJP's vote share intact February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oft-repeated slogan of a Congress-'mukt' Bharat has cost his own Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dear in the Delhi Assembly elections. With Delhi becoming Congress-mukt, it has gone to help Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). For the first time in Indian political history, the Congress failed to...
  • Sensex snaps 7-day losing streak, ends 128 points up February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday snapped its seven-day losing streak but failed to maintain early gains a day when the BJP was trounced by the AAP in Delhi assembly elections. The BSE bluechip index, which rose over 400 points just before noon, more than halved its gain to conclude...
  • Sensex tanks 490 points, Delhi exit polls, L&T Q3 numbers weigh February 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Shares plunged on Monday on concerns that a likely Aam Aadmi Party victory in Delhi could force the BJP government to go slow on reforms. The 30-share Sensex tumbled 490.52 points or 1.71 per cent to close at 28227.39 after hitting a low of 28183.32 during the day. The...
  • RBI disappoints markets; Sensex drops 122 points to end at 29,000 February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the third straight day, benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday slipped by 122 points to close at 29,000.14 as RBI keeping interest rate unchanged disappointed investors. Interest rate sensitive realty and baking stocks bore the brunt of selling after the Reserve Bank of India left repo rate...
  • The Pirate Bay is back online after 2 months February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, which was taken down on December 9 after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm, is now back online. Following a period of unavailability for about 2 months, the site has now resurfaced. Its homepage now features a...
  • Google misses earnings targets again, frustrates investors January 30, 2015

    San Francisco: Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating investors who believe the online search leader would be more profitable it wasn't pouring so much money into far-flung projects such as Internet-connected eyewear and driverless cars. The latest letdown came Thursday with the release of Google's...
  • A dramatic shift is underway in the global smartphone market January 30, 2015

    San Francisco: The runaway success of Apple's newest iPhone has fuelled a dramatic shift in the global market: the California tech giant is now neck-and-neck with South Korea's Samsung for the title of world's leading seller of smartphones. Apple set the standard for modern smartphones when it released the first iPhone...
  • Facebook beats Wall Street's revenue targets in 4th quarter, earns 54 cents a share January 29, 2015

    Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 per cent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world's largest Internet social network beat Wall Street's targets for earnings and sales. But revenue growth was the weakest since the start of 2013, and spending rose faster. Facebook shares fell about 2.6 per...
  • Nifty ends at 8910, Sensex up 292 points; banks soar January 27, 2015

    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 January 23, 2015

    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 January 22, 2015

    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 January 21, 2015

    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 January 20, 2015

    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...