SHARES

  • Sensex slips 134 points, Nifty holds 8700 3 days ago

    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...
  • IIP data lifts Sensex to 29,000-mark, Nifty above 8,800 6 days ago

    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...
  • Apple, Samsung lose market share despite being top smartphone makers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the two smartphone makers are the leaders in the market, Apple and Samsung have faced a dip in their market share. According to the latest data by comScore, both the tech companies witnessed a dip in their market share in the three months to February. Apple's market share...
  • Twitter takeover rumours makes its shares jump April 8, 2015

    New York: Twitter Inc's shares jumped 5 per cent and activity in its options surged on Tuesday on unsubstantiated market chatter about the company fending off a takeover bid. The microblogging service provider's shares rose to $53.28, the highest they have been since October, on market chatter that the company has...
  • 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...
  • Why people are sharing less on Facebook these days April 6, 2015

    New York: If you have cut down on the amount of content you share on Facebook or Twitter even as your lists of friends and followers grow, you are not alone. A study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher suggests that although more and more people are participating in social networking, a...
  • Apple iPhones eat up Xiaomi's smartphone market share in China: Survey April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple is strengthening its foothold in China's smartphone market with a latest survey pointing towards a rise in the company's market share from December 2014 to February 2015. The survey of 15,000 mobile phone users was conducted by consumer research firm Kantar Worldpanel and indicated a rise in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Facebook rolls out 'embed video' feature for sharing videos onto other sites March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: In what comes as a welcome addition, Facebook has introduced a feature to let users embed their videos onto other sites. Earlier the only way to share a video hosted on Facebook was to link to Facebook page or share it through the site itself. With the new...
  • 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,...
  • Sensex slips for 5th day; Tata Motors down 3.4%, banks drag March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: The market extended its southward journey for the fifth consecutive session on Tuesday. The Sensex lost 30.30 points to 28161.72 and the Nifty fell 7.95 points to 8542.95. About 1111 shares have advanced, 1701 shares declined, and 182 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Banks pulled the market down...
  • Sensex ends marginally lower, Nifty holds 8550 March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The market closed marginally lower on Monday. The Sensex shed 69.06 points to 28192.02 and the Nifty lost 20 points to 8550.90. More than two shares declined for every share advancing on the Bombay Stock Exchange. State-run power equipment maker BHEL fell nearly 4 per cent. ICICI Bank, Infosys, Reliance...
  • Sensex sheds 152 points, Nifty weak March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended lower. The Sensex was down 152.45 points or 0.5 per cent at 28469.67 and the Nifty slipped 51.25 points or 0.6 per cent at 8634.65. About 1123 shares advanced, 1714 shares declined and 195 shares were unchanged. Axis Bank, BHEL, SBI, Reliance and ICICI Bank were...
  • Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment March 16, 2015

    New York: Is your penchant for sharing photos on social networking sites preventing you from enjoying real life experiences? May be, suggests a new study. The study has found that 58 percent of people believe that "posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life's experiences". The study was conducted by...
  • Apple witnessed record sales in 'unbelievable' 2014: Tim Cook March 11, 2015

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting, one day after he announced details about the new smartwatch Apple plans to start selling next month. A year ago, some investors were voicing frustration over Apple's lagging stock and activist Carl Icahn was pressing...
  • Nifty breaches 9,000-mark on fund inflows; RIL leads rally March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange index Nifty breached the 9,000-level for the first time in pre-close session on Tuesday on sustained inflow of foreign capital amid growth-oriented and market-friendly measures in the Budget. The 50-issue Nifty crossed the 9,000-level for the first time by gaining 47.20 points, or 0.52 per...
  • Nifty hits new peak, Sensex up 97 points on Budget cheer March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday continued its upward journey for the third straight session, rising over 97 points higher to end at 29,459.14 while the Nifty index closed at a new peak of 8,956.75 led by surge in capital goods and banking shares boosted by Budget proposals. Barring Maruti Suzuki,...
  • Rail Budget dampner, Nifty ends at 8684 February 26, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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...