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Opening Bell: Sensex in green at over 61,000 points, Nifty rises to 18,297

The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 395.26 points to 61,955.90 in early trade. The NSE Nifty jumped 115.45 points to 18,297.20.

BSE Sensex building.(HT)
Updated on May 18, 2023 10:11 AM IST

Credit Suisse gets $54 bn loan from Swiss central bank as shares slump

Credit Suisse is the first major global bank to be given an emergency lifeline since the 2008 financial crisis and its problems have raised serious doubts over whether central banks will be able to sustain their fight against inflation with aggressive interest rate hikes.

Switzerland's national flag flies above a logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse in front of a branch office in Bern. (Reuters)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 09:32 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

ChatGPT Buzz Drives Buying Frenzy in China’s AI-Related Stocks

The global hype around the ChatGPT tool has reached China’s stock market, igniting eye-popping rallies in artificial intelligence-related shares following months of lackluster performance.

The OpenAI website ChatGPT (Bloomberg)
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 12:03 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Sensex sheds over 450 points to settle at 59,900, Nifty below 17,900

Sensex sheds over 450 points to settle at 59,900, Nifty below 17,900

Updated on Jan 06, 2023 04:06 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Baring Private Equity raises $11.2 bln in its largest Asia buyout fund

BPEA's final close, which exceeded its $8.5 billion initial target is 70% more than its previous fund.

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on August 15, 2022 in New York City.(AFP)
Published on Sep 13, 2022 09:34 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Wall Street loses $1.3 trillion in stock value as S&P 500 falls 3.6%

Speculative corners of the market were among the hardest hit, with an index of expensive software stocks sliding more than 10%, the most since mid-March 2020.

A general view shows a Wall Street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).(AFP Photo)
Published on May 06, 2022 06:05 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Japanese yen slips to three-year low, dollar set for first weekly decline

Yen has hit a three-year low as global stock markets rallied this week to cause a sharp blow on safe-haven currencies.

The yen, which had been falling, skidded to a three-year low on Friday.(AP file photo)
Published on Oct 15, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Reuters | , London

Covid-19 vaccine shortage holds emerging markets back from global rally

Developing-nation stocks have lagged the rest of the world since the middle of March partly on concern that vaccine shortages and delays will slow economic growth.

Investors pulled $1.3 billion out of emerging-market equity funds in the week ending April 21, the most in more than three months.(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 25, 2021 06:55 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Asian markets mixed as rally fizzles, oil hit by Suez ship news

A below forecast reading on US prices on Friday provided support as it eased fears that inflation caused by an expected strong global rebound will force central banks to wind back their ultra-loose monetary policies or hike interest rates.

The week ahead will provide plenty for traders to get their teeth into including the release of key US jobs data for March and figures on manufacturing activity around the world.
Published on Mar 29, 2021 01:55 PM IST

Asian stocks mixed as bonds benefit from Turkish tumult

The slide came after President Tayyip Erdogan shocked markets by replacing Turkey's hawkish central bank governor with a critic of high interest rates.

The dollar was trading 12% higher versus the lira at 8.0500, but that was off an early peak of 8.4850 amid speculation Turkish authorities would have to intervene.(Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 22, 2021 08:30 AM IST
Reuters |

World stocks gain as Biden's stimulus fuels economic optimism

US S&P500 futures rose 0.25% in early Asian trade, trading just below a record high level touched last week, while Japan's Nikkei ticked up 0.1%

A man walks past a stock quotation board at a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 26, 2021. (Reuters)
Updated on Mar 15, 2021 07:06 AM IST
Reuters | , Tokyo

Sensex rebounds over 270 points in early trade; Nifty reclaims 15,000-level

On the Sensex chart, ONGC, NTPC, Axis Bank, M&M, HDFC Bank and SBI were major gainers – climbing as much as 4.3 per cent.

Sensex opens 250 points higher at 50,678; Nifty begins session above 15,000-level
Updated on Mar 08, 2021 09:54 AM IST

Oil price to dictate market trend this week, say analysts

Besides, investments by FPIs (Foreign Portfolio Investors) as well as domestic investors, movement of rupee against the US dollar and developments on the coronavirus front are likely to be closely watched for cues.

Investors will also track movements in Brent crude prices as rising oil prices is another risk for Indian markets. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, is currently hovering around USD 69 per barrel.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 07, 2021 05:20 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Stocks climb more than 2% as investors get back to buying

The S&P 500 added 2.1% as of 10:40 a.m. Eastern. More than 95% of the stocks in the index were higher, led by energy companies and airlines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 2.2% and the Nasdaq Composite rose 2.1%.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.43% after going as high as 1.5% last week, the highest level in more than a year. Higher interest rates can slow the economy and discourage borrowing. (Representative Image)(AP)
Published on Mar 01, 2021 09:40 PM IST
AP |

Global stocks higher after weak US jobs, economic data

London and Frankfurt rose in early trading while Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul closed higher.

Overnight, Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index lost 0.4% for its third straight daily decline.(AP)
Published on Feb 19, 2021 03:29 PM IST
AP | , Beijing

Japanese shares end higher after scaling 30-year highs

Airline and railway shares, which had been bought until this morning, became a target for selling as their fundamentals hadn't started to improve yet."

Japanese shares lost 0.34% after a spokesman said the government will reach a decision on a state of emergency for Tokyo and surrounding cities on Thursday to curb coronavirus infections.(AP (Representative Image))
Published on Feb 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Reuters | , Tokyo

GameStop’s wild ride has Indian retail traders joining in

GameStop has exploded onto trading screens with the stock up more than 1,700% this year.

In China, GameStop and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. were the most-traded US names.(Reuters file photo)
Published on Jan 28, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Virus fears return to haunt markets

The BSE Sensex fell 549.49 points, or 1.11%, to 49,034.67, while the Nifty shed 161.90 points to 14,433.70. Shares in other Asia-Pacific regions were mostly lower. South Korea’s Kospi fell the most at 2.03%, while Japan’s Nikkei shed 0.62% and the Topix index 0.89%.

Nomura said that in sync with the ongoing growth upcycle, the economy will enter a Goldilocks period in the coming months as inflation continues to moderate.(AP)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 08:56 AM IST
ByNasrin Sultana, Mumbai

Global markets edge higher, oil prices stabilize amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Trump administration asked Congress for an additional $250 billion in emergency economic aid for small U.S. businesses reeling from the impact of the outbreak.

Early gains in the United States helped push MSCI’s index of global equities up 0.69% after a broad rally in Japan and modest declines in Europe.(AP file photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2020 08:01 PM IST
New York | ByReuters
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