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  • Sensex hits life high, ends at 28788.28, Nifty at 8698.00 5 days 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 gains 46 points to log best weekly gain in over two months January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday rose over 46 points to end at 28,121.89 on buying in blue-chips of consumer durable, pharma and power sectors and logged its best weekly gain in over two months. Similarly, the NSE Nifty index inched up by 19.65 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close...
  • Sensex, Nifty fall for 2nd day on weak global cues, ITC drops January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian stock markets on Wednesday fell for the second straight session with benchmark Sensex dropping nearly 79 points to end at 27,346.82 as ITC shares tanked on worries related to proposed ban on sale of loose cigarettes while metal stocks tracked weak global cues. Selling was seen in metal, FMCG,...
  • 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...
  • 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 flat, Midcap outperforms; oil & metals dip, banks up December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: It was another day of consolidation for equity benchmarks on Tuesday due to lack of volumes while the broader markets mildly outperformed. Banks and capital goods stocks supported the market while oil & gas and metals stocks were under pressure. The 30-share BSE Sensex advanced 7.81 points to 27403.54...
  • Nifty ends below 8250, Sensex up 154 points; banks in red December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended on higher note. The Sensex closed up 153.95 points or 0.6 per cent at 27395.73, and the Nifty was up 45.60 points at 8246.30. About 1616 shares have advanced, 1312 shares declined, and 117 shares are unchanged. Metal stocks ruled the roost with Sesa Sterlite, Hindalco...
  • Sensex gains 33 points in choppy trade, ends at 27,241.78 points December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex gained over 33 points to close at 27,241.78 and NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,200-mark to register their first rise in three days. A smart rise towards the fag-end in TCS, HDFC, L&T, Sun Pharma, Hindalco, Sesa Sterlite, SBI, Infosys, HDFC Bank, Tata Steel and RIL mainly...
  • 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 falls 195 points, Nifty below 8,300-mark on poll outcome December 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex fell over 195 points to 27,506.46 and Nifty dipped below 8,300-level as participants indulged in profit-booking amidst poll trends suggesting a hung assembly in J&K and the BJP inching towards forming government in Jharkhand. Besides, a cautious stance adopted by participants ahead of the monthly expiry in...
  • Rupee up 5 paise against dollar at 63.25 December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday gained a marginal 5 paise to close the day at 63.25 against the dollar on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid bullish stocks. Dollar losing strength in the overseas markets also helped the rupee rise. At the...
  • Sensex climbs 330 points, Nifty crosses 8300 mark on global rally December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose for the third day ending about 330 points higher on buying in banking, FMCG and auto stocks amid firming trends in global markets. The wider Nifty of NSE reclaimed the 8,300-mark amid positive domestic factors after the introduction of...
  • Rupee up 40 paise against dollar in early trade December 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After three sessions of weakness, the rupee strengthened by 40 paise to 63.21 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said besides selling...
  • 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...
  • Rupee below 63-level, plunges 51 paise against dollar in early trade December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee slipped below the 63-mark by falling 51 paise to trade at a fresh 11-month low of 63.45 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday on the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. Forex dealers said besides continued...
  • Rupee crashes 65 paise Vs dollar to near 11-month low of 62.94 December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday weakened by 65 paise to close at nearly 11-month low of 62.94 against the US dollar due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. A stronger US dollar in global markets ahead of the US Fed's meeting...
  • Sensex falls by 31 points to 1-1/2 month low on weak economic data December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 31 points to close at one-and-a-half month low of 27,319.56 due to continued selling in IT, FMCG, banking and oil stocks amidst disappointing economic data and capital outflows. In addition, a weak rupee which hit nearly 11-month low of...
  • Sensex drops 251 points as oil stocks slip; logs worst week in 3 years December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday slumped by 251.33 points to end at 27,350.68 and logged its worst weekly drop in three years on hefty losses in oil&gas, realty and metal shares, amid continued tumble in oil prices raising concern over the strength of the global economy. As many as 11...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sensex falls 104.72 points to end at 28,458.10; Nifty closes at 8,538.30 December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday witnessed a fall of 104.72 points to end at 28,458.10 while Nifty slipped by 26.10 points to close at 8,538.30. Earlier in the day, rising for the second consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 88 points in early trade on Friday on sustained foreign...
  • Rupee down 5 paise against dollar in early trade December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee declined by 5 paise to 61.93 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers. Forex dealers said apart from the gain in the dollar against other currencies in the global markets on impressive...
  • Sensex closes flat; auto stocks rise December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat. The markets which were sluggish during the day's trade, ended on a marginal negative note a day after the RBI kept the key...
  • Sensex slips 115 points in volatile trade after RBI holds rates December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Markets fell for the second day with benchmark Sensex declining over 115 points on Tuesday on selling in auto stocks after RBI kept interest rates unchanged for the fifth time in a row and IT shares dipped on strength in rupee. In highly volatile trade, the 30-share BSE index fell...