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  • Rupee hits three and half month low of 63.56 per dollar, down 24 paise against dollar Yesterday

    Mumbai: Continuing its losing streak for the second straight session, the rupee on Friday closed at a fresh three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the US dollar after plunging to 63.64 in intra-day trade on sustained demand for the American currency from importers amid weaker equities. After touching an intra-day low...
  • Sensex tanks 297 points, Nifty ends at 8305 Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Sensex plunged 297.08 points or 1 percent at 27437.94 and the Nifty dived 93.05 points or 1 per cent at 8305.25. About 719 shares advanced, 2049 shares declined and 156 shares were unchanged. Cipla fell 4 per cent while Vedanta and Axis Bank were down 3 per cent...
  • Sensex down 155 points, Nifty below 8400; Tata Steel up 5 per cent 2 days ago

    Mumbai: On a day of wide fluctuations, a benchmark index for Indian equities, the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 155.11 points, or 0.56 percent, down on Thursday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also provisionally closed 31.40 points or 0.37 percent down...
  • Sensex rebounds by 214 points on value-buying 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Ending five-day losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday rebounded by over 214 points to 27,890.13 on value-buying in capital goods, pharma and banking stocks as sentiment improved after Saudi Arabia ended its military campaign in Yemen. Sentiment were also buoyed after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said GST bill...
  • Turnover explosion at Shanghai stock exchange has too many zeros for software 4 days ago

    China's stock trading fever has made the Shanghai Stock Exchange the world's biggest in terms of turnover, surpassing the New York Stock Exchange, but the explosion in volumes has exceeded the ability of the exchange's software to report it. The exchange's trading turnover exceeded 1 trillion yuan ($161.28 billion) for the...
  • Sensex slips 210 points, Nifty below 8400 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The market ended in red as the Sensex is down 210.17 points or 0.7 per cent at 27676.04. The Nifty is down 70.35 points or 0.8 per cent at 8377.75. About 1324 shares have advanced, 1377 shares declined, and 188 shares are unchanged. Wipro, Axis Bank, Sesa Sterlite, SBI...
  • Sensex, Nifty nosedive to over 3-wk low on tax issue concerns 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Aggressive selling by foreign funds on tax concerns bogged down markets today as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by more than 555 points to over three-week low of 27,886.21, while sharp fall in heavyweights like RIL, Infosys and weak global cues added to the fall. The 50-share Nifty nosedived 157.90...
  • Rupee ends lower by six paise vs US dollar on Friday April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday snapped its two-day gaining streak against the US dollar by losing 6 paise to end at 62.36 on fresh demand for the American currency from importers amid fall in global crude oil prices. The rupee opened slightly lower at 62.33 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign...
  • Sensex closes over 220 points down April 17, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed over 220 points down during Friday's trade session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed the day's trade in the red. It was down 100.70 points or 1.16 percent at 8,606...
  • Sensex slips 134 points, Nifty holds 8700 April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The market continued to see selling pressure for the second consecutive session on Thursday. The Sensex fell 133.65 points to 28666.04 and the Nifty shed 43.50 points to 8706.70. About 1091 shares have advanced, 1711 shares declined, and 170 shares are unchanged on the BSE. Hero Motocorp, Sun...
  • IIP data lifts Sensex to 29,000-mark, Nifty above 8,800 April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday regained 29,000-level to settle at over one-month high of 29,044.44 by rising 165.06 points, whereas NSE Nifty rose for the seventh straight session mainly on account of better-than-expected IIP data. Country's industrial production grew at a nine-month high of 5 per cent in February...
  • Sensex ends higher; banks drag as RBI keeps rates unchanged April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Banks stocks remained subdued on Dalal Street on Tuesday after RBI's status quo policy, but a dramatic late recovery helped equity benchmarks close higher for the third consecutive session. Meanwhile, the rally in broader markets continued. The 30-share BSE Sensex rose 12.13 points to 28516.59 and the 50-share NSE...
  • Unorthodox stock split could cost Google over $500 million April 3, 2015

    San Francisco: An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars. Page, 42, and Brin, 41, have maintained control over Google since they started the company in...
  • Messaging app Line set to re-file for IPO this year April 2, 2015

    Tokyo: Line, the popular messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami, is set for an initial public offering as early as this year, a report said Thursday, after shelving plans for a listing in 2014. The leading Nikkei business daily reported that the company has applied to...
  • Sensex closes 303 points up April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made healthy gains during Wednesday's session to provisionally close the day's trade 303 points or 1.08 per cent up. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day's trade. It...
  • Sensex falls 18 points, gauge climbs 25 per cent in fiscal 2014-15 March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday inched lower by about 18 points to close at 27,957.49, wrapping up 2014-15 with hefty 25 per cent gain -- its best performance in six fiscal years -- buoyed by foreign investments after the Narendra Modi-led government took charge. After jumping 205 points in early...
  • Sensex breaks 7-day losing trend, but volatility continues March 27, 2015

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday ended at 27,458.64, up by a marginal 1.06 points to technically snap the seven-session losing streak in a highly volatile trade amid continuing geo-political tensions. The NSE Nifty, however, settled the day in the red at 8,341.40, ending the week on a negative...
  • Sensex falls for 6th day, down 50 points to nearly 10-week low March 25, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 21, 2015

    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 March 19, 2015

    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...