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  • Sensex closes 212 points up; auto stocks rally 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed on Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 per cent as auto stocks surged. All the sectors ended the day's trade in green and the rally was led by auto, capital goods, healthcare and consumer durables sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex)...
  • Nifty gains for 3rd day, ends above 7900; Wipro surges 3 pc 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The market rallied for the third consecutive session on Tuesday with the benchmark Nifty closing above the 7900 level supported by banks, metals, auto and capital goods stocks. The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 145.80 points to close at 26575.65 and the 50-share NSE Nifty climbed 48.35 points...
  • Sensex soars over 321 points to end at 26429.85; Nifty at 7879.40 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose more than 1 per cent on Monday to mark their biggest daily gain in more than one week after the government's energy reforms led to a rally in oil firms, while wins by Bhartiya Janta Party in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls raised...
  • Sensex rises 109 points; Bank Nifty up 2.5 per cent, CNX IT slips 4 per cent October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex rose 109.19 points or 0.42 per cent to close at 26108.53 and the Nifty climbed 32.40 points or 0.42 per cent to 7780.60. About 1336 shares have advanced, 1501 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, healthcare and fast moving...
  • DLF shares fall by 25 per cent after Sebi's 3-year ban order October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Share price of realty giant DLF on Tuesday tanked by nearly 25 per cent - probably its biggest one-day fall - on the back of Sebi imposing a three-year ban on the company and its top executives from securities markets. The stock fell by 24.5 per cent to its...
  • Choppy Sensex, Nifty close lower; DLF tanks 28 per cent, BHEL up 4 per cent October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks closed marginally lower amid consolidation on Tuesday ahead of two state elections (Maharashtra and Haryana) on Wednesday. The Sensex fell 34.74 points to close at 26349.33 and the Nifty declined 20.25 points to 7864. About 1301 shares have advanced, 1622 shares declined, and 109 shares are unchanged. ...
  • Sensex plunges 340 points October 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks erased some gains seen in previous session. The Sensex fell 339.90 points or 1.28 per cent to 26297.38, and the Nifty lost 96.80 points or 1.22 per cent to 7863.75 as the markets closed on Friday. About 1012 shares have advanced, 1903 shares declined, and 112 shares are...
  • Fed minutes lift Sensex 390 points; BHEL up 8 pc, Infosys Q2 eyed October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bulls finally found their feet on Dalal Street on Thursday. Equity benchmarks snapped three-day losing streak due to broadbased rally triggered by Fed chair Janet Yellen and the US Federal Reserve. Benchmarks recouped all its losses seen in previous three sessions. The 30-share BSE Sensex surged 390.49 points or...
  • Sensex closes flat; healthcare stocks plunge October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after it fell around 300 points on negative global cues, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat down 25.18 points or 0.10 per cent as healthcare, information technology (IT) and technology, entertainment and media (TECK) stocks fell. However, healthy buying was observed...
  • Sensex, Nifty fall 1 per cent; metals, capital goods, banks drag October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The market extended its southward journey for the second trading session of the October month with the Sensex falling 296.02 points or 1.11 per cent to 26271.97 on Tuesday. The Nifty closed way below the 7900, down 93.15 points or 1.17 per cent to 7852.40. About 1120 shares advanced while...
  • Nifty ends below 7950; IT surges, Hero up, Maruti falls 3 per cent October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended a dull day of trade on a flat note. The Nifty ended tad below 7950 down 19.25 points at 7945.55 while the Sensex slipped 62.52 points at 26567.99. Oil & gas and FMCG stocks were beaten down while IT stocks gained on dollar strength. Wipro, Infosys, M&M,...
  • Nifty ends below 8000; Sun Pharma & ITC up, Bankex in red September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex ended up 33.40 points at 26630.51 and the Nifty was up 5.90 points at 7964.80. About 1370 shares advanced, 1532 shares declined, and 101 shares were unchanged. Sun Pharma, HDFC, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki and ITC were gainers. BHEL, ICICI Bank, Hindalco, Axis Bank and M&M...
  • India has potential to become a $5 trillion economy, says BJP MP Jayant Sinha September 26, 2014

    New York: Bullish on India story of development, BJP MP and former investment manager Jayant Sinha said the country has potential to become a USD 5 trillion economy and its stock market can generate USD 3 trillion of wealth in the next ten years. Sinha, who was here at the...
  • S&P's India upgrade boosts markets; Sensex erases losses, up 158 points September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday recovered from its six-week low level to close 158 points higher, ending three days of losing string, after S&P's upgraded India's outlook to stable from negative. In a highly volatile trade, the 30-share index resumed lower and gradually moved downwards to a six-week intra-day...
  • Sensex drops 276 points to 1-month low; oil, metal stocks bleed September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Markets on Thursday slumped for the third straight day with Sensex losing over 276 points to end at 1-month low on losses in metal, power and banking bluechips due to mass cancellation of coal mines and sharp drop in oil & gas shares on government deferring a hike in...
  • Sensex closes flat; capital goods down September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after a 430-point fall, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed Wednesday's trade flat -- down 31 points or 0.12 percent -- as capital goods, bank and consumer durables stocks slumped. Bearish sentiment in the market also loomed as the Supreme Court cancelled all the coal...
  • Market bleeds: Sensex plunges 431 points, Nifty below 8050 September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The market finally ended with deep cuts. The Sensex closed at 26775.69, down 431.05 points or 1.6 per cent while the Nifty slipped 128.75 points or 1.6 per cent at 8017.55. About 886 shares advanced, 2131 shares declined and 91 shares were unchanged. Wipro gained 1 per cent while...
  • Sensex closes above 100 points, consumer goods stocks gain September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets recovered after posting initial losses and closed above 100 points (provisional) in a volatile trade session on Monday. The session in which the market initially lost around 150 points, saw metal, healthcare and capital goods stocks lose. However, consumer durables, automobile, fast moving...
  • Alibaba jumps more than 40 pc in trading debut on NYSE September 19, 2014

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history. More than two hours after trading began at the New York Stock Exchange, the stock opened...
  • Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 billion September 19, 2014

    Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8 billion on Thursday, in the latest sign of strong investor appetite for the Chinese ecommerce juggernaut. At that price, the IPO, one of the largestever, would give Alibaba a market...
  • Sensex closes flat; capital goods decline September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed flat in volatile trade on Friday as capital goods, oil and gas and automobile stocks fell on profit booking. Bearish sentiments took hold of the investors a day after the market gained 480.92 points or 1.81 per cent as the US Fed...
  • Sensex recovers 139 points on hopes Fed will keep rates low September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After two days of sharp losses, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday rebounded from threeweek lows and closed with a gain of 139 points in line with positive global markets on hopes Fed will retain its low interest rate regime and China will pump fresh funds in banks to boost...
  • EPFO not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO on Wednesday said that it is not considering any proposal to invest a part of its huge corpus of around Rs 6 lakh crore in stock markets. "We are not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets or equity at present," Employees' Provident Fund...
  • Sensex rebounds over 138 points on hopes Fed will retain low rates September 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Wednesday surged 131.16 points or 0.50 per cent up as metal stocks gained. All the sectors were trading in green and good buying was observed in metal, healthcare, consumer durables and capital goods sectors. The 30scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay...
  • Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain September 17, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong was shuttered on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports. Typhoon Kalmaegi, packing gusts of 125 kilometres (77 miles) per hour, was centred 400 kilometres...
  • US rate hike fears hit market as Sensex, Nifty fall most in 7 weeks September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: In their worst singleday drop in nearly 7 weeks, Sensex plunged 324 points to 26,492.51 and Nifty tanked 109 points to 7,932.90 on negative cues from jittery global markets before the US Federal Reserve's muchawaited monetary policy meeting that starts later on Tuesday. An earlierthananticipated rate hike by Fed could...
  • Sensex falls over 244 points to close at 26,816.56 September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex fell over 244 points to close at 26,816.56 while Nifty ended 63.50 points down at 8,042 on Monday. Earlier on the day, the benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled over 185 points to dip below the 27,000mark in early trade on selling by funds and retail investors after industrial production growth...
  • Sensex, Nifty rangebound; Cipla rises 6 per cent, HDFC most active September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended a volatile session on a higher note. The Nifty managed to end above 8100, up 19.80 points at 8105.50 while the Sensex was up 65.17 points at 27061.04. Cipla, Bharti Airtel, Maruti, Sesa Sterlite and Hero Motocorp were top gainers in the Sensex. Among the top...
  • Sensex falls over 72 points to close below 27,000 for the first time in nearly two weeks September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Thursday fell over 72 points to close below the 27,000 mark for the first time in nearly two weeks. Reversing the early trend, the benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 27,000mark by falling over 126 points earlier in the day, largely on emergence of profitbooking in bluechip stocks....
  • Sensex logs worst drop in a month on profitbooking; Re at 61 September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday logged its worst singleday fall in over a month as it slipped about 208 points to end at 27,057.41 hit by losses in bluechips, including RIL, Infosys and ITC, on sustained profitbooking after the recent rally and weak global cues. In addition, the rupee dipped...