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  • Sensex falls for 6th day, down 50 points to nearly 10-week low Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • SEBI permits Jaipur Stock Exchange to exit bourse business 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Sebi on Monday allowed Jaipur Stock Exchange Limited (JSEL) to exit as a bourse from the nation's capital markets. According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), JSEL has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case...
  • Not having women on board shameful, will lead to 'very serious' consequences: SEBI 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Corporate India's "shameful" failure to appoint enough women directors ahead of a deadline set by regulators for April 1 will result in "very serious" consequences for firms, the head of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Friday. SEBI in 2014 imposed a quota of one female...
  • Sensex sheds 152 points, Nifty weak 1 week ago

    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...
  • Rupee ends almost flat vs dollar ahead of Fed policy outcome March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday ended almost flat against the dollar at 62.69 ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement that could shed light on the timing of interest rate hikes. The rupee resumed slightly higher at 62.68 per dollar as against the last closing level of 62.70...
  • Sensex slips 114 points ahead of US Fed policy meeting outcome March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: After rising over 70 points in initial trade, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell back to close over 114 points down at 28,622.12 on caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. While the Fed is not expected to announce any hike in rates tonight, traders are keeping a...
  • Sensex rebounds 299 points on hopes US Fed won't hike rates soon March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Tracking positive global cues, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday logged its first rise in three days, gaining about 299 points to end at 28,736.38 as a batch of tepid US economic indicators triggered hopes that Fed will not raise interest rates soon. In a highly volatile session, initial sharp...
  • Sensex drops for 3rd day; ends 50 points lower; Hindalco tumbles March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its fall to the third straight session, the benchmark Sensex closed down by over 50 points at fresh one-month low of 28,659.17 on Wednesday on selling in metal, healthcare, oil & gas and capital goods stocks amid sustained fund outflows. In volatile movements, the 30-share BSE index opened...
  • 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,...
  • India Inc, Stock Market have huge expectation from Budget February 28, 2015

    The Union Budget on Saturday will be looked upon by the India Inc as well as the stock market with high hopes. ...
  • 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...
  • Rail stocks plunge up to 13 per cent on profit-booking February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Rail stocks on Tuesday fell up to 13 per cent on heavy profit booking ahead of the Railway Budget for 2015-16 on Thursday. Shares of Kalindee Rail Nirman (Engineers) Ltd plunged 12.62 per cent, Titagarh Wagons slumped 9.99 per cent and Texmaco Rail & Engineering tanked 9.21 per cent...
  • 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...
  • Stock market to remain volatile ahead of F&O expiry, Budget February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Stock market is expected to remain volatile during the week due to key events such as presentation of economic survey and General Budget, and expiry of derivative contracts, say experts. The pre-budget expectations will start building up and corresponding sectors may see increased...
  • 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...
  • 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 down 133 points, logs worst weekly drop in 2 months February 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Slipping for the sixth straight day, the benchmark Sensex on Friday fell by 133.06 points and logged its worst weekly drop in nearly two months on weak bluechip earnings coupled with caution ahead of Delhi assembly polls. Selling was seen in sectors like auto, healthcare, banking, power, oil and...
  • 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...
  • Sensex ends in red, Nifty at new closing high; HDFC up 2 per cent January 28, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended flat after a volatile session ahead of F&O expiry. The Nifty ended at record closing high up 3.80 points or at 8914.30. The Sensex snapped 8-day gains, down 11.86 points at 29559.18. HDFC, Wipro and Reliance were up 2 per cent followed by ONGC and Maruti....
  • Nifty ends at 8910, Sensex up 292 points; banks soar January 27, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended at record highs as banks boosted trade. The Nifty ended above 8900-level for first time. The 50-share index was up 74.90 points or 0.8 per cent at 8910.50. The Sensex closed up 292.20 points or 1 per cent at 29571.04. About 1406 shares have advanced, 1523...
  • Sensex up 273 points, Nifty ends above 8800 for 1st time ever January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The market rallied for the seventh consecutive session on Friday, spiking nearly 2000 points on the Sensex (in seven days). The Sensex on Fridaygained 272.82 points or 0.94 percent at 29278.84 and the Nifty jumped 60.15 points or 0.69 per cent to 8821.55 on ECB stimulus. About 1140 shares have...
  • Sensex ends above 29K, Nifty at new peak January 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending their record-setting spree for the third day, the BSE Sensex on Thursday closed above the 29,000-mark for the first time and the Nifty touched another peak of 8,774.15 with sustained buying by funds in healthcare, capital goods, metal and auto sector stocks. Continuing its surge for the sixth day,...
  • Sensex, Nifty at historic high levels; HUL steals the show January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the fifth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday set a life-time high of 28,958 points and NSE Nifty recorded a historic 8,741 points as overall macro outlook and optimism over forthcoming budget continue to buoy investor sentiment. After resuming the day higher...
  • Sensex hits life high, ends at 28788.28, Nifty at 8698.00 January 20, 2015

    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...