Stock Exchanges

  • Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak 17-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: After three days of losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday surged by over 351 points on value buying by foreign funds amid corporates TCS and HCL Tech reporting robust fourth quarter earning figures. The 30-share Sensex soared by 351.61 points, or 1.58 per cent, to end the day's...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red; Infosys up 1 pc ahead of Q4 results 11-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: After remaining under pressure for the whole day, the market ended on a negative note. The Sensex was down 86.37 points at 22628.96, and the Nifty was down 20.10 points at 6776.30. About 1473 shares have advanced, 1227 shares declined, and 171 shares are unchanged. Sun Pharma, TCS and...
  • Market ends with marginal gains, Nifty slips below 6800 10-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended with marginal gains as the Nifty slipped below 6800. The Nifty was flat to end at 6796.40 while the Sensex was up 12.99 points at 22715.33. About 1476 shares advanced, 1221 shares declined, and 189 shares were unchanged. Tata Power ended up 4 percent followed by...
  • Sensex loses 150 points, Nifty ends below 6700; Cipla, SBI up 04-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: Investors booked profit ahead of the weekend, which dragged the market on Friday. The Sensex closed down 149.57 points at 22359.50, and the Nifty ended at 6694.35, down 41.75 points. About 1640 shares advanced, 1119 shares declined, and 143 shares were unchanged. BHEL, NTPC and Bharti Airtel lost 2...
  • Tata Steel and Axis gain, Reliance falls 3 per cent; Sensex ends flat 21-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Mumbai: After a rangebound day, the market ended on a flat note. The Sensex was up 13.66 points at 21753.75, and the Nifty gained 10.10 points at 6493.20. About 1575 shares advanced, 1231 shares declined, and 144 shares were unchanged. Steel stocks remained stars of the day with Tata Steel...
  • Sensex ends flat, Nifty above 6500 18-03-2014 04:23 PM

    Mumbai: After a little bit of negativity in the last hour, the market ended on a positive note. The Nifty managed to end above 6500 at 6516, up 12.45 points. The Sensex was up 22.81 points at 21832.61. Maruti hogged the limelight with a consistent 7 percent gain throughout the...
  • Coal India officers call off strike; output impact minimal 14-03-2014 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Coal India(COAL.NS) officers called off their three-day strike midway on Friday after receiving assurances from its chairman on pay-related demands, a union leader said, ensuring little impact on production that peaks in March. The state-owned company, the world's No. 1 coal miner that accounts for about 80 percent...
  • Sensex up over 50 points after Chdambaram presents interim budget 17-02-2014 09:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex is up 56.21 points at 20423.03, and the Nifty up 13.90 points, at 6062.25. About 1000 shares have advanced, 909 shares declined, and 127 shares are unchanged. Chidambaram highlighted the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance government's achievements and outlined the vision for the future. The main budget...
  • Sensex extends gains in late morning trade, up 135 points 12-02-2014 02:00 PM

    Mumbai: The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex gained by 135 points in late morning trade on persistent buying mainly in Banking, Capital Goods, Realty, Refinery and Auto counters triggered by firm global trend. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries (RIL) rose by 1.37 per cent after the company issued a media statement following...
  • Rupee up 21 paise to end at 62.22 vs US dollar 11-02-2014 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday rose 21 paise, logging its best daily gain in two weeks, to end at 62.22 after trade gap narrowed in January and the dollar fell ahead of Fed Reserve chief Janet Yellen's testimony to US Congress. Fresh dollar selling by exporters and some banks also...
  • Markets end flat, Sensex 29 points up 11-02-2014 10:04 AM

    Mumbai: The market has closed on a flat note with Nifty below the 6100-mark. The Nifty ended up 9.25 points at 6062.70 while the Sensex was up 29.10 points at 20363.37. About 1259 shares advanced, 1357 shares declined, and 134 shares were unchanged. Tata group stocks were on buyers' radar...
  • Sensex inches up 16 points; posts worst weekly loss in 6 months 31-01-2014 09:24 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday inched up 16 points to snap a five-day losing trend on mild buying and wrapped up the week with its worst performance in six months. The BSE barometer, which shed 875.41 points in the past five sessions, edged up by just 15.60 points, or...
  • Sensex falls nearly 202 points to end at 21,063.62 17-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Mumbai: Falling for the second session, the benchmark Sensex on Friday dropped nearly 202 points on selling in shares of TCS, HDFC and ICICI Bank. The BSE Sensex, which had lost 24.31 points on Thursday, dropped further by 201.56 points, or 0.95 per cent, to end at 21,063.62, after touching...
  • BSE Sensex posts biggest single-day gain this year 13-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose nearly 2 per cent to post its biggest daily gains this year on expectations the Reserve Bank of India will keep interest rates on hold and the US Federal Reserve will stick to its ultra-loose monetary policy for longer. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed 1.81...
  • Sensex falls over 64 points to end at 20,787.30 06-01-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex fell for fourth straight session and closed over 64 points down on Monday hurt by losses in ICICI Bank, Infosys and RIL shares as investors continued to adopt a cautious stance ahead of quarterly earnings. Data showing the country's service sector output again falling in December and...
  • Sensex ends weak, Nifty dips over 1per cent ahead of RBI meet 17-12-2013 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: The consolidation in market continued for the second session on Tuesday as investors are eyeing for RBI policy that will be announced on Wednesday. The day that was looking like a sigh of relief after a fall in previous five sessions gave up gains in last hour of trade....
  • Pakistan: Karachi stock exchange makes history, cross 25,000 points 07-12-2013 07:14 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's main stock exchange in Karachi achieved a new landmark on Friday when it crossed the 25,000-point mark for the first time in the country's history. The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark 100-share index crossed 25,000 during mid-day trading and ended the day on 24,870 points. Dealers said that...
  • Sensex hits month's closing high as BJP leads exit polls 05-12-2013 09:28 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 1 per cent on Thursday to mark its highest close in a month, as stocks of blue chips, including lenders surged after exit polls predicted a strong showing for the key opposition party in state elections held recently. The election results are due on...
  • Sensex slips 146 points as stocks fall for the second day 04-12-2013 11:11 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex buckled under selling pressure in the second half of trade on Wednesday and fell over 146 points as rising crude oil prices renewed fears of inflation, amid investors adopting a cautious stance ahead of state election results. After losing 43.09 points on Monday, trading in Sensex...
  • Sensex closes at 20,666.15, down 156.62 points 08-11-2013 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: Sensex closed at 20,666.15, down 156.62 points on Friday. The BSE benchmark Sensex extended losses for the fourth straight session by declining over 54 points on sustained selling by funds amid a weak trend at other Asian bourses. The 30-share index, which had lost over 417 points in the...
  • Twitter shares dazzle on IPO day, stock soars 73% to close at $44.90 08-11-2013 06:40 AM

    New York: Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time on Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 per cent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes. By the closing bell, the social network that reinvented global communication...
  • Twitter places IPO price at $26 a share, set to raise $1.8 billion 07-11-2013 06:57 AM

    New York: Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company's shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange. The price values Twitter at more than $18 billion based on its outstanding stock, options and restricted stock that'll...
  • Sensex jumps 69 points on 'Mahurat trading' 03-11-2013 07:07 PM

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rose 69 points in the special Diwali trading on Sunday, led by good buying support in auto, FMCG and oil and gas stocks. The 30 scrip sensitive index S&P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened the special session at 21,278.08...
  • Aiming to avoid Facebook chaos, NYSE runs Twitter IPO test 27-10-2013 11:18 AM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering on rival Nasdaq. The Big Board, run by NYSE Euronext, regularly does systems testing on the...
  • Rupee closes flat; RBI rate decision key 25-10-2013 08:14 PM

    The rupee ended flat on Friday, but extended losses for a second week, as caution set in ahead of an expected interest rate hike by the central bank at its policy review next week. The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to raise its key repo rate by 25...
  • Sensex ends at 20,725.43, down 42.45 points 24-10-2013 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: After hitting 21,000 on the Sensex for the first time since Nov 2010, the market gave up early gains to end marginally in the red. M&M, L&T, GAIL , HDFC Bank and Tata Motors are top gainers in the Sensex. Wipro , Coal India , TCS , Jindal Steel...
  • Four Indians make to Fortune top 50 women business leaders 20-10-2013 12:15 PM

    Four Indians led by ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar have made to Fortune magazine's global list of top-50 women business leaders, while PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in a similar list for the US. Kochhar has been ranked fourth, followed by National Stock Exchange chief Chitra Ramkrishna...
  • NYSE to hold 'dry run' for Twitter IPO 19-10-2013 12:32 PM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange isn't taking any chances with Twitter's initial public offering. The Big Board said it would allow trading firms to conduct a dry run of their systems to prepare for Twitter's IPO. The exchange seems to want to avoid the technical problems that marred...
  • Myanmar to set up stock exchange market by 2015 17-09-2013 06:06 PM

    Myanmar will start to set up a stock exchange market by 2015 with the help of Japan, an official said on Tuesday. Security Exchange will be established this year in line with Security Exchange Law which was passed by parliament and promulgated in July this year, Xinhua cited Eleven Media...
  • Sensex closes 49 points lower, IT stocks fall 13-09-2013 05:15 PM

    Mumbai:A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Friday closed 49 points lower in a volatile trade ahead of the wholesale price index figures and US stimulus tapering next week. The 30-scrip S~~amp;amp;P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,744.54 points, closed at 19,732.76 points, down...