Stocks Markets

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Infosys loses 8 per cent, Sun Pharma falls 5 per cent; Nifty ends below 6500 13-03-2014 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: After struggling with the bears, the market closed in negative terrain. The Nifty gave away the 6500-level, holding it well for five consecutive days. The Nifty ended down 23.80 points at 6493.10. The Sensex was down 81.61 points at 21774.61. About 1278 shares advanced, 1495 shares declined, and 141...
  • Sensex falls over 173 points to end at 20,946.65 03-03-2014 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday fell over 173 points, its first drop in six sessions, to end below the 21,000-mark on economic growth concerns and global meltdown due to fears of war between Ukraine and Russia. Healthcare, IT, Power, Auto and Capital Goods shares were among the hardest hit....
  • Sensex recovers from 4-mth lows on late buying, ends flat 04-02-2014 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex recovered from four-month low levels in day trade to end flat on value buying by investors in fundamentally strong stocks amid weak global trends. Earlier in the day, the 30-share barometer had plunged by 246 points to 19,963.12 points, a level last seen on...
  • 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...
  • Rupee falls on weak local equities 05-11-2013 05:44 PM

    Mumbai: The rupee surged to 61.6150 from its previous close of 61.74/75 as dealers cited talk of dollar sales from a foreign telecom company. Traders also cite dollar sales from foreign banks on bunched up inflows after markets were closed on Monday for a public holiday. The rupee strengthens even...
  • Stock market to remain open today for Muhurat trading 03-11-2013 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will remain open on Sunday between 6:15 PM and 7:30 PM for Muhurat trading. The BSE, NSE, Forex and Money markets will remain closed on Monday, November 4, 2013, for "Diwali-Balipratipada". The Oils and Oilseeds market will also...
  • Rupee ends at over 2-week high, up 8 paise at 61.23 vs dollar 30-10-2013 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee added another 8 paise to end at 61.23 against the dollar, the highest level in more than two weeks, as the US currency traded stable ahead of the outcome of Federal Reserve's meeting on Wednesday and as domestic shares surged to a record. The rupee also got...
  • Google stock crosses $1,000 mark for the first time 19-10-2013 12:51 PM

    New York: Google's stock surpassed the $1,000 mark for the first time, helped by strong third-quarter results. Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google shares jumped 14 percent to $1,015.46 and closed a day heavy trading at $1,011.41. The gains marked Google's biggest one-day jump in more than five years....
  • Google shares break $1,000 barrier as mobile pays off 18-10-2013 10:52 PM

    San Francisco: Google Inc shares jumped past $1,000 on Friday as investors bet on the Internet company's continued dominance of the mobile and video advertising businesses despite aggressive competition from Facebook Inc and Yahoo Inc. Shares of the world's No. 1 search company rose more than 13 percent to hit...
  • Indian stocks, currency sink as Syrian tension worsens 03-09-2013 05:00 PM

    Mumbai:Indian rupee and stock markets plunged on Tuesday, with bechmark Sensex sliding by 650 points on reports that missiles were fired at Syria, raising fears of disruption in oil supply and spike in prices. The Indian rupee slipped below 68 against a dollar, losing more than two percent of its...
  • RBI's rupee rescue lifts Sensex by over 400 points 29-08-2013 04:58 PM

    Mirroring the turnaround in rupee, stock markets on Tuesday soared with the S~~amp;amp;P BSE benchmark Sensex logging its best gain in a week of nearly 405 points to end at 18,401.04 on across-the-board buying after RBI opened a special window to help PSU oil firms meet daily forex needs. The...
  • Wipro to replace Reliance Infra in Nifty 28-08-2013 12:11 PM

    Indian software services exporter Wipro Ltd(WIPR.NS) will replace Reliance Infrastructure Ltd(RLIN.NS) in the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock Nifty effective September 27, the NSE said in a statement on Tuesday. Wipro had been excluded from the NSE index from April 1. "A corporate action like our demerger of a listed company...
  • SEBI starts rule-making process for newly granted powers 26-08-2013 03:21 PM

    Pursuant to an ordinance promulgated by the government last month, the powers of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) officials have been widened to include search and seizure, attachment of properties, arrest and detention of defaulters and disgorgement orders to recover wrongful gains. Officials have been empowered to seek...
  • Inflation could accelerate due to rupee fall, says RBI 22-08-2013 10:08 PM

    India's inflation could accelerate in the current fiscal year due to the rupee's sharp depreciation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in a report on Thursday. The Indian rupee touched record low of 65.52/dollar on Thursday and is down 16 percent so far this year despite efforts by policymakers...
  • Chidambaram warns of flat Q1, says rupee undervalued 22-08-2013 10:03 PM

    India's troubled economy did not rebound in the quarter that ended in June but will begin to in the rest of the financial year, the finance minister said on Thursday, after the rupee, which he said was "undervalued," hit another record low. The rupee has tumbled 17 percent since May,...
  • No need for nervousness, Chidambaram assures stock markets 23-05-2013 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday sought to assuage the stock market, after it declined by over 350 points, by asserting that there was no need for any "nervousness" and the participants should read the situation correctly rather than be influenced by external developments. "There is no need...
  • Pak stocks zoom to record high after Sharif's emphatic win 13-05-2013 05:35 PM

    Karachi: Buoyed by an emphatic win by Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani stock market on Monday surged to a record high after crossing 20,000-level for the first time in history and added nearly Rs 10,000 crore to the investors' wealth. The Karachi Stock Exchange's benchmark index KSE-100 rose to its all-time high...
  • Sensex ends flat on profit-booking ahead of RBI monetary policy 23-04-2013 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday ended flat with a small rise of 10 points as cautious investors indulged in profit-booking ahead of the monthly settlement in derivatives segment and the RBI monetary policy meet on May 3. Trading sentiment further influenced on a weakening Asian trend but better...
  • Sensex at one-week high; rises 128 points 11-04-2013 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday rose 128 points to close at nearly one-week high of 18,542 level led by buying in realty, IT and banking stocks ahead of the earning season beginning tomorrow with Infosys. Rising for the second day in row, the Sensex closed 127.75 points, or...
  • US: Dow Jones soars to an all-time high 06-03-2013 08:30 AM

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