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People walk in front of a digital screen at the facade of BSE.(PTI File Photo)

Indian shares hit record highs as govt set to roll out vaccines

Bengaluru | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 09:49 AM IST
The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.24% to 14,234.00 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex climbed 0.19% to 48,528.69 by 0352 GMT.
In Asia on Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.9% to 3,502.96 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.9% to 27,472.81.(AP (Representative Image))
In Asia on Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.9% to 3,502.96 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.9% to 27,472.81.(AP (Representative Image))

Global stocks rise after Wall Street ends 2020 at new highs

Beijing, China | By Associated Press | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Optimism about vaccines has outweighed concern about rising infection numbers in the United States and some other countries and conflict over economic aid in Washington, said Stephen Innes of Axi in a report.
In 2020, the Indian markets outperformed many other major markets. India’s market capitalization gains were about 17.4%, one of the highest globally after China’s 48.5%, the US (24%) and Hong Kong (18%).(PTI)
In 2020, the Indian markets outperformed many other major markets. India’s market capitalization gains were about 17.4%, one of the highest globally after China’s 48.5%, the US (24%) and Hong Kong (18%).(PTI)

India’s market cap swells to $2.5 trillion

Livemint | By Ashwin Ramarathinam
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:59 AM IST
Investors are expecting a sharp economic recovery in 2021 and companies whose fortunes are tied to the revival are leading the stocks’ rally. Continued foreign inflows coupled with a pickup in earnings and the rollout of vaccines are expected to sustain the upward momentum.
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 119.98 points or 0.25 per cent to 47,871.31 in early trade.(PTI)
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 119.98 points or 0.25 per cent to 47,871.31 in early trade.(PTI)

Stock markets open New Year on high note, Sensex up by 119 points in early trade

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 09:55 AM IST
The broad-based NSE Nifty breached the 14,000 level by rising 38.60 points or 0.28 per cent to 14,020.35 in opening trade.
An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house.(REUTERS/For Representative Purposes Only)
An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house.(REUTERS/For Representative Purposes Only)

Despite pandemic, investor wealth sees rise of Rs 32.49 lakh crore in 2020

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 08:22 PM IST
The COVID-19 outbreak ravaged lives and livelihoods on a global scale, shuttering businesses and jolting world equities.
UltraTech Cement was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 3 per cent, followed by TCS, Reliance Industries, HCL Tech, Infosys and Kotak Bank.(REUTERS)
UltraTech Cement was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 3 per cent, followed by TCS, Reliance Industries, HCL Tech, Infosys and Kotak Bank.(REUTERS)

Markets scale new peaks; Sensex ends 182 points higher, Nifty near 13,400

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 04:08 PM IST
After touching a record intra-day high of 45,742.23, the 30-share BSE index climbed 181.54 points or 0.40 per cent to finish at 45,608.51.
Excesses of financialisation and financial markets are a real threat to social stability and harmony, not just in India but elsewhere too(REUTERS)
Excesses of financialisation and financial markets are a real threat to social stability and harmony, not just in India but elsewhere too(REUTERS)

What the Indian markets don’t tell you | Analysis

By Praveen Chakravarty
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:49 PM IST
In contrast to the fate of millions of poor people, stock markets have boomed with little tangible benefit
Labourers work in an under-construction building in Mumbai(AP File Photo)
Labourers work in an under-construction building in Mumbai(AP File Photo)

RBI policy, global trends to drive markets in holiday-shortened week: Analysts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 10:59 AM IST
India’s economy recovered faster than expected in the September quarter as a pick-up in manufacturing helped GDP clock a lower contraction of 7.5 per cent and held out hopes for further improvement on consumer demand bouncing back.
Strong foreign capital inflows, thanks to loose monetary policies and the lifting of uncertainty following the US Presidential election, improved sentiments.(Bloomberg)
Strong foreign capital inflows, thanks to loose monetary policies and the lifting of uncertainty following the US Presidential election, improved sentiments.(Bloomberg)

Indian markets among biggest gainers since their March lows

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ashwin Ramarathinam, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:50 AM IST
MSCI on November 11 added a dozen Indian stocks to its indices, including Kotak Mahindra Bank, attracting more investors.

Iranian Fatima Rezaei overcame patriarchy to make her name in multiple sports worldwide

UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Today, this young sports referee is a global success, mostly because the world attitude towards women in the mainstream, especially in the case of traditional professions like sports, changing one bit every day.
Kanishk Gupta
Kanishk Gupta

Kanishk Gupta is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in Indian stock market

UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Incomet is one of the fastest growing start-ups of the country.
A passerby wearing a protective face mask walks past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent movements of Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan.(Reuters)
A passerby wearing a protective face mask walks past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent movements of Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan.(Reuters)

Nikkei hits 29-year high as vaccine optimism boosts risk appetite

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 01:37 PM IST
The Nikkei share average rose 0.42% to 26,014.62, its highest close since May 1991. The broader Topix added 0.15% to 1,734.39, after having slipped into negative territory in morning trade.
Not only Moderna’s shares but US stocks also jumped nearing a record 30,000 on the Dow as announcement by Moderna comes amid rising coronavirus cases in the country.(AP)
Not only Moderna’s shares but US stocks also jumped nearing a record 30,000 on the Dow as announcement by Moderna comes amid rising coronavirus cases in the country.(AP)

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine progress lifts stock markets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Not only Moderna’s shares but US stocks also jumped nearing a record 30,000 on the Dow as the news comes amid rising coronavirus cases in the country.
A man wearing a mask against the spread of the coronavirus walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and other Asian index at a securities firm in Tokyo.(AP)
A man wearing a mask against the spread of the coronavirus walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and other Asian index at a securities firm in Tokyo.(AP)

Vaccine optimism makes Asian stocks hit record peak; dampens virus fears

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Japanese economic growth, better-than-expected industrial output in China as well as the signing of the RCEP trade deal are being seen as the major reasons for the rise in Asian stocks.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 513.84 points or 1.27 per cent higher at 41,129.98.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 513.84 points or 1.27 per cent higher at 41,129.98.

Sensex rallies over 500 points in early trade; Nifty tops 12,000 level

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:56 AM IST
SBI was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging over 5 per cent, followed by HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, Infosys, Tata Steel, TCS and Reliance Industries.
Asian share markets turned skittish and S&P futures wobbled on Wednesday as results from the US presidential election showed an agonisingly close race(AP photo)
Asian share markets turned skittish and S&P futures wobbled on Wednesday as results from the US presidential election showed an agonisingly close race(AP photo)

Here’s how the markets are reacting to the US presidential elections

Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 09:30 AM IST
Investors had initially wagered that a possible Democratic sweep by Joe Biden could ease political risk while promising a huge boost to fiscal stimulus, hitting the safe-haven dollar and bonds.
The founders, Dhruv Tuli and Dhaval Mehta, met each other during their college time.
The founders, Dhruv Tuli and Dhaval Mehta, met each other during their college time.

InvestMentor Stocks: Decoding the stock market

UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 05:19 PM IST
InvestMentor, a Delhi-based stock trading community, aims to deliver positive returns to their clients using their knowledge, experience, and strategies.
The fast-food chain had withdrawn plans to launch its initial public offer in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The fast-food chain had withdrawn plans to launch its initial public offer in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.

IPOs back as economic rebound gathers pace

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 04:31 AM IST
The rush of initial public offers in September—eight deals in the span of a month—and the high investor demand that these share sales generated, have raised the hopes of many other companies.
People walk past at a screen displaying India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman before the budget, on a facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)
People walk past at a screen displaying India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman before the budget, on a facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)

Indian stocks set to end longest winning streak since 2018

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 10:59 AM IST
India’s stock benchmark fell, set to snap nine days of gains, as risk appetite ebbed globally and the domestic earnings season got off to a rocky start.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 214.94 points or 0.53 per cent lower at 40,410.57, and the broader NSE Nifty fell 77.05 points or 0.65 per cent to 11,857.45.(PTI photo)
The 30-share BSE index was trading 214.94 points or 0.53 per cent lower at 40,410.57, and the broader NSE Nifty fell 77.05 points or 0.65 per cent to 11,857.45.(PTI photo)

Sensex drops over 200 points in early trade; Nifty below 11,900

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 10:09 AM IST
ONGC was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding around 3 per cent, followed by NTPC, PowerGrid, UltraTech Cement, ITC, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC.
The Petronius oil platform is seen from the air, located 100 miles (161 km) off the coast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.(Reuters)
The Petronius oil platform is seen from the air, located 100 miles (161 km) off the coast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.(Reuters)

Oil gains near $40 with hurricane delta threatening Gulf output

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 02:48 PM IST
Stock markets also edged higher on Thursday on hopes that American lawmakers will reach a stimulus deal.
Analysts said PMI data for the services sector, movement in the rupee and Brent crude oil would be keenly watched by participants.(Bloomberg)
Analysts said PMI data for the services sector, movement in the rupee and Brent crude oil would be keenly watched by participants.(Bloomberg)

TCS earnings, global factors to dictate domestic markets this week: Analysts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Benchmark index Sensex advanced by 3.49 per cent or 1,308.39 points last week on the back of Unlock 5.0 guidelines, positive macroeconomic data and renewed hopes of US stimulus measures. Domestic markets were closed on Friday on account of ‘Gandhi Jayanti’.
The significant increase in the number of new demat accounts as well as a rise in trading activity indicates an increased participation of retail investors in the Indian stock market.(Bajaj Finserv)
The significant increase in the number of new demat accounts as well as a rise in trading activity indicates an increased participation of retail investors in the Indian stock market.(Bajaj Finserv)

How to choose a stockbroker before you start trading

UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Whether you are a newbie trader, infrequent investor, or a professional trader, Bajaj Financial Securities Limited offers a wide range of services for retail and HNI customers alike.
Mumbai: People watch stock prices on the facade of BSE building in Mumbai.(PTI File Photo)
Mumbai: People watch stock prices on the facade of BSE building in Mumbai.(PTI File Photo)

Volatile markets may spoil public offerings party

Mint, Mumbai | By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Amid the recent volatility, the market is waiting for two IPOs opening next week—UTI AMC Ltd and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd—looking to raise a total of Rs2,604 crore.
Equity-oriented mutual funds have witnessed a cumulative net outflow of Rs 6,450 core in July and August while hybrid funds too saw a cumulative net withdrawal of Rs 12,121 crore over the same period.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Equity-oriented mutual funds have witnessed a cumulative net outflow of Rs 6,450 core in July and August while hybrid funds too saw a cumulative net withdrawal of Rs 12,121 crore over the same period.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Mutual Funds withdraw Rs 17,600 crore from stocks in July-August

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 12:06 PM IST
This comes against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions, a sharp slowdown in economic activity across the globe and a volatility in equity markets.
An investor who has only ever bought an apartment before will never feel comfortable buying land in a locality unknown to him even if the returns are great.
An investor who has only ever bought an apartment before will never feel comfortable buying land in a locality unknown to him even if the returns are great.

Agarwal Estates - Providing insight in turbulent times in Real Estate investments

UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:04 PM IST
While buying a house is often an emotional decision, investing in real estate needs to be a pragmatic one.
Mr. Ganesh Gupta
Mr. Ganesh Gupta

10 lakh to 1 crore! The Steve Jobs story of rising Option Trader Mr. Ganesh Gupta

UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 08:15 PM IST
Option Trading is the best segment of the stock market to earn money consistently. All that’s required is discipline and a rigid risk management system.
A worker wearing a protective mask operates a tape cutting machine while producing adhesive sealing tapes at a factory in Sonipat district, Haryana.(Bloomberg File Photo)
A worker wearing a protective mask operates a tape cutting machine while producing adhesive sealing tapes at a factory in Sonipat district, Haryana.(Bloomberg File Photo)

Market surge indicates a disconnect with economy

Mint, Mumbai | By Nasrin Sultana
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 06:10 AM IST
Excess liquidity in the global economy behind buoyancy in stock markets
Hariprasad K believes in sharing the knowledge that he has gained working for international trading and investing firms in an easy to understand manner.
Hariprasad K believes in sharing the knowledge that he has gained working for international trading and investing firms in an easy to understand manner.

Hariprasad K , CEO Of Livelong Wealth, explains the importance of multiple income streams

UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Most working professionals strongly believe that their incomes are safe and fixed. But we have witnessed many of them losing their jobs and facing salary cuts in the past few months, he says.
Indian stockbrokers watch the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index on a trading terminal in Mumbai(AP photo)
Indian stockbrokers watch the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index on a trading terminal in Mumbai(AP photo)

Sensex, Nifty gain, Reliance among top boosts

Bengaluru | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 09:50 AM IST
The NSE Nifty 50 index was up 0.43% at 11,297.30 by 0352 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex was 0.48% higher at 38,234.76.
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