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People walk past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India.(REUTERS)

Sensex snaps longest run of gains since October

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:13 AM IST
The S&P BSE Sensex declined 0.2% to 48,086.53 as of 9:50 a.m. in Mumbai, snapping nine days of gains, its longest winning streak since mid-October. The NSE Nifty 50 Index also slipped 0.2%.
Mutual funds give better returns over a period than the average inflation rate and equity funds are best suited for investors inclined to benefit from the highs and lows of the shares market.(Bloomberg)
Mutual funds give better returns over a period than the average inflation rate and equity funds are best suited for investors inclined to benefit from the highs and lows of the shares market.(Bloomberg)
A man wearing a protective mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)
A man wearing a protective mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)

Equity indices tumble amid weak global cues, banking and IT stocks suffer

Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Equity benchmark indices tumbled over half per cent during early hours on Wednesday tracking Asian peers as halted COVID-19 vaccine trials soured investor risk appetite.
At 10.15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was down by 89 points or 0.23 per cent at 38,404 while the Nifty 50 lost 14 points or 0.12 per cent at 11,287.(PTI)
At 10.15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was down by 89 points or 0.23 per cent at 38,404 while the Nifty 50 lost 14 points or 0.12 per cent at 11,287.(PTI)

Equity indices volatile in early trade, IndusInd Bank gains 3.8%

Mumbai | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 10:31 AM IST
Metal majors were up with Tata Steel gaining by 2.4 per cent, JSW Steel by 1.7 per cent and Vedanta by 1.5 per cent. The other major gainers were Grasim, Dr Reddy’s, Larsen & Toubro and Eicher Motors.
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)

India’s Sensex on course for sixth consecutive week of gains

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 05:17 PM IST
The S&P BSE Sensex has gained 2.5% this week, on course to complete its longest stretch of weekly gains since April 2019. On the day, the gauge fell 0.5% to 37,952.79 as of 10:10 a.m. Friday, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index fell by a similar magnitude.
The upside momentum propelled the Nifty to close at a 4-month high of 11,787. The S&P BSE Sensex closed at 39,831.84 points, 581.64 points or 1.48 per cent higher from the previous close of 39,250.20 points.(REUTERS FILE)
The upside momentum propelled the Nifty to close at a 4-month high of 11,787. The S&P BSE Sensex closed at 39,831.84 points, 581.64 points or 1.48 per cent higher from the previous close of 39,250.20 points.(REUTERS FILE)

Sensex zooms past 40,000 mark, first time since July

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 10:03 AM IST
Expectations of a tax bonanza for the stock markets from the government lifted the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday too.
The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange traded at 11,756.15 points, higher by 129 points or 1.11 per cent from its previous close.(Reuters photo)
The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange traded at 11,756.15 points, higher by 129 points or 1.11 per cent from its previous close.(Reuters photo)

Global cues, auto stocks lift equities; Sensex up by 400 points

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 12:07 PM IST
Domestically, healthy buying was observed in automobile, capital goods, banks, oil and gas and metal stocks, whereas telecom scrips came under selling pressure.
After plunging 770 points on Tuesday, the Indian equity indices opened in the red zone on Wednesday with both Sensex and Nifty down on global cues.(Reuters Image)
After plunging 770 points on Tuesday, the Indian equity indices opened in the red zone on Wednesday with both Sensex and Nifty down on global cues.(Reuters Image)

Markets open in red after Tuesday’s 770 point plunge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 09:57 AM IST
The markets dropped on Tuesday, the first day of trading after Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data released on Friday put economic growth at a six-year low.
So far this year, rupee lost 2.66%.(Reuters photo)
So far this year, rupee lost 2.66%.(Reuters photo)

Indian rupee weakens against US dollar in line with Asian peers

Mumbai | By Ashwin Ramarathinam
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Indian rupee has so far today touched a high of 71.55 and a low of 71.68.The benchmark equity index, Sensex, gained 0.07% or 27.21 points to 37087.58 points in pre-opening trade.
A pedestrian walks past an electronic ticker board indicating latest figures for the S&P BSE Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
A pedestrian walks past an electronic ticker board indicating latest figures for the S&P BSE Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Markets blink red as Sensex opens at a low by 100 points

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2019 11:44 AM IST
As many as 17 stocks advanced in the Nifty 50 index while 33 stocks declined while TCS, HDFC were trading in red.
Sensex extends record run, jumps over 200 points
Sensex extends record run, jumps over 200 points

Sensex extends record run, jumps over 200 points

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 01:53 PM IST
After hitting a lifetime high (intra-day) of 39,487.45, the 30-share index was trading 136.38 points or 0.35 per cent higher at 39,412.02. The NSE Nifty too soared to another record high of 11,856 in early session.
The BSE benchmark Sensex rallied over 265.54 points to 38,938.45 in early trade on Monday, driven by sustained buying mainly in metal, auto and financial stocks amid positive global cues.(Reuters File Photo)
The BSE benchmark Sensex rallied over 265.54 points to 38,938.45 in early trade on Monday, driven by sustained buying mainly in metal, auto and financial stocks amid positive global cues.(Reuters File Photo)

Sensex touches record high of 39,000 points, Nifty crosses 1,700 mark on day 1 of financial year

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 11:09 AM IST
The 30-share Sensex opened on a positive note at 38,858.88 and rose to a high of 38,960.28 in early deals. The gauge, however, pared some gains and was trading at 38,938.45, higher by 265.54 points.
India stocks fluctuated after the benchmark equity index closed Tuesday at its highest level in over five months.(REUTERS)
India stocks fluctuated after the benchmark equity index closed Tuesday at its highest level in over five months.(REUTERS)

Sensex volatile after surging to a five-month high

Mumbai | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 10:28 AM IST
The BSE Sensex added 0.2 percent to 37,612.06.77 as of 9:37 a.m. in Mumbai after falling by the same magnitude. The NSE Nifty 50 Index also swung between gains and losses of 0.2 percent.
People look at a screen displaying the Sensex results on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
People look at a screen displaying the Sensex results on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Sensex, Nifty ends marginally lower over weak global cues

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 05:42 PM IST
Amid weak global cues, the Indian equity indices ended with marginal losses on Friday after trading in a range for a major part of the session.
After tensions between India-Pakistan, the de-escalation has brought good times Sensex this month(REUTERS)
After tensions between India-Pakistan, the de-escalation has brought good times Sensex this month(REUTERS)

Sensex heads for longest stretch of gains in a month

Bloomberg | By Nupur Acharya
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Sensex might be up for a month with gains, as reports believe that de-escalation between India and Pakistan has helped the sensex to climb up, the condition will further improve after Election Commission announces date for elections.
The rupee Wednesday ended almost flat at 71.56 per US dollar as participants preferred to wait for the Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision for further cues.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
The rupee Wednesday ended almost flat at 71.56 per US dollar as participants preferred to wait for the Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision for further cues.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)

Rupee ends flat at 71.56 per dollar ahead of RBI policy decision

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 06:28 PM IST
The domestic currency has been trading in a narrow range ahead of RBI’s monetary policy meeting outcome, scheduled for February 7.
People look at a screen displaying the Sensex results on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo(REUTERS)
People look at a screen displaying the Sensex results on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo(REUTERS)

Sensex closes 358 point up on hopes of rate cut

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 05:41 PM IST
The BSE Sensex closed 358.42 points or 0.98 % higher at 36,975.23, while the Nifty finished the trade 128 points or 1.17 % higher at 11,062.45.
Positive expectations from the interim Budget for 2019-20 on Friday buoyed the BSE Sensex by 148 points during the pre-noon trade session.(REUTERS)
Positive expectations from the interim Budget for 2019-20 on Friday buoyed the BSE Sensex by 148 points during the pre-noon trade session.(REUTERS)

Interim budget 2019: Rebate proposal for tax payers boosts equity market, Sensex and Nifty shoot up

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 01:37 PM IST
At around noon, the Sensex traded at 36,647.04 points, higher by 390.35 points or 1.08 per cent from the previous close of 36,256.69 points. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange traded at 10,933.65, higher by 102.70 points or 0.95 per cent from the previous close.
A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo(REUTERS)
A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo(REUTERS)

Sensex, Nifty ends flat, healthcare stocks fall 2%

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 04:57 PM IST
The BSE Sensex closed higher 12.53 points, or 0.03 %, after touching a high of 36,469.98 and a low of 36,218.33 points.
A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. Image for representation.(Reuters file photo)
A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. Image for representation.(Reuters file photo)

Sensex, Nifty open in red as financials drag

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 01:56 PM IST
Key Indian equity indices opened lower on weak global cues concerned over the partial shutdown of the US government and a slowdown in global growth.
The Indian rupee strengthened to around 73.28 to a US dollar from its Monday’s open of 73.41 to a greenback. It had closed last Friday’s session at 73.33 against the dollar.(Bloomberg/Picture for representation)
The Indian rupee strengthened to around 73.28 to a US dollar from its Monday’s open of 73.41 to a greenback. It had closed last Friday’s session at 73.33 against the dollar.(Bloomberg/Picture for representation)

Value buying, rupee lift equity indices; banking stocks gain

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 01:21 PM IST
Monday’s morning trade session has seen a healthy buying interest rate in sensitive stocks like banks, auto and capital goods. Even the Indian rupee strengthened to round 73.28 to US dollar from its Monday’s open 73.41.
Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a marginal rise in global crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices in the red during the afternoon trade session on Friday.(PTI File Photo)
Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a marginal rise in global crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices in the red during the afternoon trade session on Friday.(PTI File Photo)

Sensex slides to 34,421, Nifty trades in red, down 116 points

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2018 02:15 PM IST
The rupee opened on a weaker note at 73.62 to a US dollar from its previous close, but later recovered to 73.48 against a greenback, while the Brent crude oil price neared the $80 per barrel mark.
Sector-wise, except for IT and FMCG stocks, all others witnessed heavy selling pressure led by auto, finance and banking counters.(HT Photo)
Sector-wise, except for IT and FMCG stocks, all others witnessed heavy selling pressure led by auto, finance and banking counters.(HT Photo)

Sensex sheds 382 point over profit booking, crude oil prices

Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Index-wise, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex settled at 34,779.58 points, down 382.90 points or 1.09 per cent.
Sensex has so far touched a high of 37,829.83 points and a low of 37,689.71 points during the intra-day trade.(File photo)
Sensex has so far touched a high of 37,829.83 points and a low of 37,689.71 points during the intra-day trade.(File photo)

Macro-data, global cues push equity indices higher

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 10:19 AM IST
The broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange traded at 11,396.35 points -- higher by 40.60 points or 0.36%-- from its previous close.
At 9.25 am, the wider Nifty50 traded 11,405.75 points, higher by 18.65 points or 0.16% from its previous close.(File photo)
At 9.25 am, the wider Nifty50 traded 11,405.75 points, higher by 18.65 points or 0.16% from its previous close.(File photo)

Equity indices hit fresh highs; auto, metal stocks up

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 09:46 AM IST
Minutes into trade, both the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 hit their all-time highs of 37,876.87 points and 11,428.95 points respectively.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai. Equity benchmark Sensex rose for the fourth session on Thursday to perch near its all-time peak.(REUTERS File Photo)
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai. Equity benchmark Sensex rose for the fourth session on Thursday to perch near its all-time peak.(REUTERS File Photo)

Sensex scales new high; Nifty tops 11,000-mark

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries jumped 4.42% to hit its all-time closing high, re-entering the $100 billion market cap club.
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