Free Press Journal
  • Sensex opens higher despite weak macro data   

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 53 points in early trade today despite disappointing macroeconomic data. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 289.52 points in the previous session, was trading higher by 53.21 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 35,589, with realty, oil and gas, healthcare, PSU, banking and capital goods stocks leading the gains.

  • Sensex soars 128 points in early trade on firm global cues   

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets. Unabated buying by domestic institutional investors fuelled the uptrend, brokers said. The 30-share Sensex, which gained 403.97 points in the previous three sessions, added 128.08 points, or 0.36 per cent, at 35,447.43.

  • CBI names BSE chief in IDBI fraud case

    New Delhi : The CBI on Friday searched the residences of six former and current officials of IDBI Bank in connection with an alleged Rs 600 crore loan fraud case in which Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) chairman S Ravi and the heads of two public sector banks have also been booked, officials said here.

  • AI should only be run by an Indian firm: Bhagwat

    Mumbai : As India is pushing to privatise the debt-laden national carrier, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday that Air India should only be run by an Indian company.

  • Rupee recovers 5 paise to 65.21 against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee recovered 5 paise from its early losses against the greenback in late morning deals following bouts of dollar selling from banks and exporters amid higher local equities.

  • It’s fearmongering: BSE CEO on banking sector crisis

    Washington : The talk of India’s banking sector plunging into a financial crisis is nothing but “fearmongering” as the amount of fraud in the Nirav Modi case is equivalent to just three days of interest of the country’s “solid” banking sector, BSE CEO Ashish Chauhan has said here.

  • BSE’s INX hits record high turnover at Rs 3287 crore

    Mumbai: BSE arm India International Exchange (India INX) has hit a record daily trading turnover of Rs 3,287 crore (USD 506.68 million) on its derivatives segment with transactions in gold futures contributing to 57 percent of the total value.

  • Nifty50 below 10000-mark, Sensex sheds over 500 points on sell-off

    Mumbai: A global sell-off following escalating fears of trade war spooked domestic investors and pulled the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) below the 10,000-level, while the BSE Sensex tumbled over 500 points.


    Sensex falls 509.54 points; Nifty slips below 10,200

    Mumbai: The market indices closed significantly lower on Friday evening in response to massive political upheaval that followed Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) withdrawal from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The BSE’s Sensex plunged by 509.54 points to 33,176.00, while the Nifty closed 165 points lower to 10,195.15.

  • Sensex closes after biggest intra-day record high in almost 1.5 years

    New Delhi: The markets during the closing on Monday posted its biggest intraday gain in approximately 1.5 years, with the Sensex up 610.80 points at 33917.94. Nifty, on the other hand traded up 194.50 points at 10421.40, at the close of day.

  • BSE set to delist 36 firms from March 5

    New Delhi : In a bid to join the government’s move to clamp down on shell companies, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) said it would delist 36 companies from next week as trading in their shares has remained suspended for over three years.

  • BSE to waive transaction fees for stocks in Sensex 30 index

    Mumbai : The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the country’s second-largest bourse, on Monday said it would waive transaction charges on equities in its flagship S&P BSE Sensex 30 index with effect from March 12 in a move to facilitate and encourage participation by retail investors.

  • Closing bell: Sensex falls by 561.22 pts, Nifty ends below 10,500

    New Delhi: The market continued to crumble during closing trade, as the indices saw a significant dip on Tuesday evening. The Sensex plunged by 561.22 points to 34,195.94, while Nifty saw a 168.30-point dip to 10,498.25.

  • Budget 2018 impact: Market rout erodes Rs 9.6 lakh cr investor wealth in 3 days

    New Delhi: Stock market bloodbath has wiped out a staggering Rs 9.6 lakh crore from investor wealth in three days with the rout continuing amid sell-off in world markets. The BSE benchmark Sensex slumped 1,274.35 points to hit the day’s low at 33,482.81 today. Post the Union Budget on February 1, the 30-share index has plummeted by 2,164.11 points.

  • Sensex drops 324 points, Nifty below 11,000 on LTCG jitters

    Mumbai: The benchmark stock indices dropped nearly 1 per cent in morning trade due to selling in banking, auto, financial and telecom stocks after the budget proposal to impose a long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax on equity gains of more than Rs 1 lakh.