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Driving the declines was a ferocious sell-off in the oil markets sparked by top exporter Saudi Arabia slashing prices -- in some cases to unprecedented levels -- after a bust-up with Russia over oil production.(AP)

Asia stocks plunge on coronavirus fears, oil prices

Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 08:21 AM IST
In China, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dived 1.56 percent while the benchmark Philippine stock exchange index opened down nearly four percent.
The Shanghai Composite Index, has given up about a third of those gains and trading volume keeps dwindling.(AP File Photo)
The Shanghai Composite Index, has given up about a third of those gains and trading volume keeps dwindling.(AP File Photo)

Worries of US-China trade war hits markets

Bloomberg | By Livia Yap
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 04:26 PM IST
For overseas investors, a weaker currency is the latest factor making yuan-denominated assets less attractive.
Chinese stocks remain some of the best performing this year, yet about $1 trillion has been wiped from the country’s equity markets.(AP/File Photo)
Chinese stocks remain some of the best performing this year, yet about $1 trillion has been wiped from the country’s equity markets.(AP/File Photo)

Foreigners can soon own more China stocks, but no one wants them

Bloomberg | By Livia Yap
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 11:01 AM IST
Foreigners are dumping mainland-listed shares at a record pace despite Chinese stocks remain some of the best performing this year. The move will draw foreign inflows from index-tracking funds.
Employees work on the trading floor at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan.(Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)
Employees work on the trading floor at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan.(Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

Japan dethrones China to become world’s second-biggest stock market

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg News
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 03:41 PM IST
Losing the number two spot is a reminder that China’s role in global financial markets -- while large -- still doesn’t match its economic might. The US is the world’s biggest stock market at over $31 trillion.
People watch a large screen displaying India's benchmark share index on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
People watch a large screen displaying India's benchmark share index on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)

Sensex ends at new record high for third straight day, metal stocks lead gains

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 04:20 PM IST
At close, the BSE Sensex gained 33.13 points or 0.09% to end at 36,858.23, while the broader NSE Nifty dipped 2.30 points or 0.02% to close lower at 11,132.00.
The BSE recovered strength on fresh buying ahead of the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha on Friday.(Hindustan Times Media)
The BSE recovered strength on fresh buying ahead of the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha on Friday.(Hindustan Times Media)

Sensex closes 145 points higher, Nifty above 11,000 as PM Modi to face no-confidence motion

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 03:54 PM IST
The BSE Sensex which had lost 168.73 points in the previous two sessions, ended 145.14 points or 0.40% higher at 36,496.37, while the broader NSE Nifty settled the day 0.48% or 53.10 points higher at 11,010.20.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 1,205.12 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 366.94 crore on Monday as per provisional data.S(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 1,205.12 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 366.94 crore on Monday as per provisional data.S(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Sensex rebounds 114 points in see-saw trade

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 04:02 PM IST
The BSE Sensex shrugged of its weak start and touched a high of 35,445.21 on robust buying in pharma and IT stocks. It finally settled at 35,378.60, showing a gain of 114.19 points, or 0.32%
The BSE Sensex had soared 257.21 points in the previous session on Friday(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
The BSE Sensex had soared 257.21 points in the previous session on Friday(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Sensex sinks over 200 points on weak global cues, weak rupee

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 04:01 PM IST
The BSE Sensex ended at 35,470.35, down 219.25 points or 0.61% on Monday, and the NSE Nifty settled below the 10,800 mark at 10,762.45.
Weakness in banking stocks offset gains in auto despite robust GDP numbers for the January-March quarter amid sustained foreign fund outflows.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Weakness in banking stocks offset gains in auto despite robust GDP numbers for the January-March quarter amid sustained foreign fund outflows.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Sensex sheds 95 points, Nifty below 10,700, PSU stocks fall

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 04:06 PM IST
The BSE Sensex closed lower by 95.12 points, or 0.27%, at 35,227.26 after shuttling between 35,438.22 and 35,177.35 on alternate bouts of buying and selling.
The BSE Sensex had gained 318.20 points in the previous session.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
The BSE Sensex had gained 318.20 points in the previous session.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Sensex jumps 261 points, Nifty tops 10,600 at close

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:58 PM IST
The BSE Sensex closed 261.76 points or 0.76% higher at 34,924.87 on Friday, while the broader NSE Nifty topped 10,600 to close 91.30 points or 0.87% higher at 10,605.15.
A man walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
A man walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)

Sensex tumbles 306 points, Nifty ends below 10,500, energy, metal stocks lead losses

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 04:07 PM IST
The BSE Sensex dropped 60.79 points or 0.17% to 34,590.45 in early morning trade. The NSE Nifty too fell 19.80 points, or 0.18% to trade at 10,516.90.
The BSE Sensex had lost 73.28 points in the previous session.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)
The BSE Sensex had lost 73.28 points in the previous session.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)

Sensex sheds 187 points to snap winning streak, telecom stocks fall

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 03:50 PM IST
The BSE Sensex lost 187.76 points to end at 34,915.38, while the broader NSE Nifty plunged 61.40 points to 10,618.25.
The BSE Sensex had closed at 34,501.27 points on Wednesday.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)
The BSE Sensex had closed at 34,501.27 points on Wednesday.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)

Sensex rises over 200 points ahead of F&O expiry, Yes Bank surges over 10%

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 04:12 PM IST
The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.62% or 212.33 points at 34,713.60, while the broader Nifty ended 0.45% or 47.25 points higher at 10,617.80. Yes Bank shares rose over 10%.
The BSE Senex had gained 1,173.88 points in the previous seven sessions.(Reuters File Photo)
The BSE Senex had gained 1,173.88 points in the previous seven sessions.(Reuters File Photo)

Sensex gains over 100 points, posts longest winning streak since late November

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 04:58 PM IST
The BSE Sensex rose for the eighth straight session on Monday, settling higher by 112.78 points, or 0.33%, at 34,305.43.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) logo is displayed in front of a bronze bull statue at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) logo is displayed in front of a bronze bull statue at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Sensex, Nifty extend gains for sixth straight day, focus on inflation data

Reuters, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 04:03 PM IST
At close, the BSE Sensex climbed 160.69 points or 0.47% to end at 34,101.13, while the wider NSE Nifty 50 settled the day 41.50 points or 0.4% higher.
Traders are cautious ahead of the earnings season beginning Friday with Infosys, and as the US Federal Reserve will release minutes of its 20-21 March meeting on Wednesday.(Reuters File Photo)
Traders are cautious ahead of the earnings season beginning Friday with Infosys, and as the US Federal Reserve will release minutes of its 20-21 March meeting on Wednesday.(Reuters File Photo)

Sensex, Nifty end higher for fifth day in volatile trade

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 05:53 PM IST
Investors are focusing on key macroeconomic data, including retail inflation and industrial production numbers due on Thursday and corporate results starting Friday.
Brokers said a firm trend in other Asian markets and a higher opening of European shares on easing concerns about a sharp rise in US interest rates also helped in adding to positive cues.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)
Brokers said a firm trend in other Asian markets and a higher opening of European shares on easing concerns about a sharp rise in US interest rates also helped in adding to positive cues.(Hemant Mishra/Mint)

Sensex extends gains for 3rd day, up 162 points on global cues

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 04:49 PM IST
Investor sentiment got a further boost amid optimism ahead of the earnings season, which will begin later this week with Infosys’ January-March results on Friday.
Investor sentiment turned weak largely in tandem with a bearish trend in other Asian markets, tracking overnight losses on the Wall Street, on weakness in technology shares and trade tension between the US and China.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
Investor sentiment turned weak largely in tandem with a bearish trend in other Asian markets, tracking overnight losses on the Wall Street, on weakness in technology shares and trade tension between the US and China.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Sensex rises for second day, banks rally on RBI debt loss relief

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 05:18 PM IST
Both the benchmark indices, BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty managed to close higher for the second straight session following a fag-end rush for buying stocks.
The 30-share BSE Sensex had lost 205.71 points in the last session of FY18 on Wednesday.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
The 30-share BSE Sensex had lost 205.71 points in the last session of FY18 on Wednesday.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Sensex closes over 280 points higher on first trading day of FY19, auto stocks rally

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 04:18 PM IST
At close, the BSE Sensex was at 33,255.36, 286.68 points or 0.87% higher, while the broader NSE Nifty 50 closed above the 10,200 mark, up 98.10 points or 0.97%.
A view of the Bombay Stock Exchange building in Mumbai.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
A view of the Bombay Stock Exchange building in Mumbai.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Sensex ends FY18 with 11.30% gain, investors richer by Rs 20.70 lakh crore

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 05:18 PM IST
The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.62% lower at 32,968.68, but gained 1.14% this week, while the broader NSE Nifty closed down 0.69% at 10,113.70, but posted a weekly gain of 1.16%.
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