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  • Nifty inches towards 7900; auto, banks, oil & gas gain 32 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks gained marginal strength with the Sensex rising 65.33 points to 26379.62 and the Nifty advancing 17 points to 7892.30 supported by banks, auto and oil & gas stocks. The broader markets continued to outperform benchmarks; the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.9 per cent each. About...
  • Sensex falls over 106 points to close at 26,314.29 18 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Sensex falls for the 1st time in seven sessions on Wednesday, down over 106 points the stock exchange clossed at 26,314.29 Earlier in the day the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Deepak Fertilizers' proposed additional stake buy in Vijay Mallya group firm Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers. The approval from...
  • Sensex ends about 30 points higher at fresh closing peak of 26,420.67 on Tuesday Yesterday

    Mumbai: Markets surged for the sixth session in a row on Tuesday with benchmark Sensex rising 30 points to a new closing peak of 26,420.67 and the Nifty gaining 23 points to end at a record 7,897.50 on account of continued overseas fund inflows, lower oil prices and positive global...
  • Sensex rises 288 points to end at new record high of 26,390.96 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 288 points or 1.18 per cent to hit a record high of 26,413.11 points before closing at 26,390.96 points. Healthy buying was observed in bank, capital goods, oil and gas, automobile and metal sectors, while selling pressure was seen in IT and...
  • Sensex surges about 361 points to close at 25,880.77 August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Stock markets on Tuesday rose for the second straight session with the Sensex climbing over 361 points to close at nearly one-week high of 25,880.77 and the Nifty reclaiming the 7,700-mark after bluechips led by Tata Motors posted healthy earnings. After opening on a strong note on sustained buying amid...
  • Nifty marks second consecutive weekly fall on geopolitical concerns August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell more than 1 per cent on Friday, marking its second consecutive weekly decline, as blue-chips such as Larsen & Toubro slumped on global risk aversion after US President Barack Obama authorised targeted air strikes in Iraq. The broader Nifty provisionally lost 1.05 per cent, its third straight...
  • Rupee hits 5-month low of 61.74 intraday ; ends 7 paise up Vs dollar August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday plunged by 52 paise to five-month low of 61.74 against the dollar with oil prices rising amid geopolitical tensions, but the domestic currency managed to close seven paise higher at 61.15 on suspected RBI intervention in the Forex market. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market,...
  • Gold gains Rs 110 on festive season demand, global cues August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Gold prices jumped by Rs 110 to Rs 28,500 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday on festive season demand and positive global cues. Besides, depreciating rupee which fell to almost five-month low of Rs 61.41 (intra-day) against the US dollar, making imports costlier, influenced gold prices. However, silver...
  • Sensex sheds 243 points, Nifty below 7700 August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Global markets weighed on Indian investors' sentiments. The Sensex was down 242.74 points or 0.9 per cent at 25665.27 and the Nifty slipped 74.50 points or 0.96 per cent at 7672.05. About 1496 shares have advanced, 1479 shares declined, and 116 shares are unchanged. Infosys, M&M, Reliance, BHEL and...
  • NSEL scam: Investors want action against brokers, defaulters August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A year after the Rs 5,600-crore scam at National Spot Exchange (NSEL) came to light, aggrieved investors who are yet to get their money back, on Saturday demanded action against top brokers of the crippled bourse, arrest of all top defaulters and a Special Court for faster recovery. Economic Offences...
  • Nifty falls most in nearly 3-1/2 weeks; Sensex down over 400 points August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell 1.5 per cent on Friday, marking its biggest single-day fall in nearly 3-1/2 weeks as blue-chips such as Reliance Industries slumped tracking weaker global markets ahead of US jobs data later in the session. The BSE Sensex lost 1.6 percent, or 414.13 points, to end at...
  • Twitter's monthly active users up by 24 per cent July 31, 2014

    New York: Twitter shares surged in morning trade on Wednesday after the messaging platform eased investor concerns with a quarterly report showing strong user growth and robust revenues. Twitter rallied nearly 20 per cent to close at $46.30, the highest levels since March. Investors focused on the number of monthly active users...
  • Sensex falls over 192 points, ends below 26,000-mark on outflows July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Thursday slipped below the 26,000-mark by falling over 192 points as caution prevailed on the expiry of July derivative contracts and capital outflows after US Fed once again tapered its stimulus. Besides, a weakening rupee that depreciated 46 paise against the dollar to 60.52 intra-day...
  • Sensex rebounds 96 points to reclaim 26K mark; Bharti Airtel up 5 pc July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose for the first time in three sessions and closed 96 points higher to reclaim the 26,000 level on Wednesday powered by gains in bluechips, led by Bharti Airtel, on encouraging quarterly earnings. After slipping to 25,850.04 points in early trade on selling by cautious participants ahead...
  • Nifty falls to one-week closing low on profit taking July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell on Monday to its lowest close in a week, as profit-taking hit shares of blue-chips such as ICICI Bank Ltd for a second consecutive session after the record highs hit last week. ICICI Bank provisionally fell 1.3 per cent, while Reliance Industries ended lower 1.8 per cent. The...
  • Average CEO salary at top Sensex firms near Rs 10 crore July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The average CEO pay at India's top listed companies has risen to Rs 10 crore a year, but still remains less than one-tenth of over Rs 100 crore median remuneration paid to their peers in the US. The top executives of the country's biggest blue chip companies, forming...
  • Nifty falls on profit-taking after third straight record high July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell on Friday after hitting a record high for a third straight day as investors took profits in blue-chips such as ICICI Bank, while software stocks declined after Wipro's US dollar revenue growth lagged rivals. ICICI Bank provisionally fell 1.8 per cent while Wipro slumped 4.4 per cent. The...
  • Nifty closes above 7800 for first time ever, Sensex ends at record high of 26,271 July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The market has ended on high note after a volatile trading session. The Nifty closed above 7800 for first time ever, at 7830.60, up 34.85 points. The Sensex ended at record closing high of 26,271.85 up 124.52 points. About 1502 shares have advanced, 1456 shares declined, and 129 shares...
  • Facebook revenue rises 61 per cent, stock hits record high July 24, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 per cent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The world's No 1 Internet social network said on Wednesday that it saw increased interest...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at record closing high July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After a strong rally, supported by IT stocks the market made another record high at closing. The Sensex ended at record closing high of 26,147.33, up 121.53 points while the Nifty was at record closing high of 7795.75, up 27.90 points. About 1300 shares have advanced, 1659 shares declined,...
  • Sensex ends above 26000 mark, Nifty up 83.65 points July 22, 2014

    Mumbai:After a blockbuster ride, the market ended on a strong note, marking second highest closing level ever. The Sensex ended above 26,000 for second time, up 310.63 points or 1.21 per cent at 26025.80 and the Nifty was up 83.65 points or 1.09 per cent at 7767.85. About 1466 shares...
  • Sensex, Nifty end flat July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The market maintained uptrend throughout the day with some major support by FMCG stocks. The Sensex ended up 73.61 points at 25715.17,and the Nifty up was 20.30 points at 7684.20. About 1723 shares advanced, 1245 shares declined, and 103 shares were unchanged. HDFC was up 3 percent, Reliance...
  • Rupee slips to one-week low of 60.18 vs US dollar July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday declined six paise to end at one-week low of 60.18 against the Greenback following demand for dollars in view of defence-related payments and importers. However, a positive closing in local equities, capital inflows and a weak dollar overseas helped cap the fall to some extent, a...
  • Sensex gains 321 points, Nifty closes above 7600; ICICI up 5 pc July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Stocks rose in Europe after China reported economic growth figures that were slightly stronger than markets had expected, although the reaction in Asia was more muted. The world's second largest economy expanded at a 7.5 per cent annual pace in the second quarter, the statistics bureau said, just beating the...
  • Indian rupee opens at 60.23 per dollar; down 11 paise July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee slipped in the opening trade on Wednesday. It has opened lower by 11 paise at 60.23 per dollar against 60.12 on Tuesday. The dollar clung to modest gains post comments by the head of the Federal Reserve that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to...
  • Rupee down 11 paise against dollar in early trade July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by another 11 paise to trade at 60.187 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to renewed demand for the American currency from importers and appreciation of the greenback overseas. Forex dealers said besides dollar's gains against other currencies...
  • Sensex ends flat despite fall in June inflation; metals up July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks started off the week on a sluggish note with the indices falling marginally on Monday despite better inflation data, weighed down by FMCG and select banks & technology stocks. However, rally in metals and capital goods capped the downside. The 30-share BSE Sensex managed to hold the...
  • Delhi government raids 96 premises involved in stocking acid July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of efforts to check the illegal sale of acid in the national capital, Delhi government on Friday raided as many as 96 premises and sealed three premises involved in stocking acid for business. "During the inspection, 17 premises were identified violating the norms, 8 cases have...
  • Rupee rebounds 26 paise vs US dollar to 59.93; logs 1st weekly drop in 3 weeks July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday bounced back by 26 paise to end at 59.93 versus dollar as exporters and some banks sold the greenback, but steep losses in previous sessions forced the local currency to log its first weekly drop in three. After ending at 59.72 last Friday, the rupee depreciated...
  • Sensex tanks 348 points on sell-off, worst weekly loss since December 2011 July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday erased initial gains to plunge over 348 points, posting its worst weekly loss in over two and a half years, on disappointment over the Union Budget and fresh debt concerns in Portugal. Stock markets had opened on a strong note with the 30-scrip Sensex...