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  • Sensex down

    BSE closes points 61.74 down on Aug. 7

    New Delhi: Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 61.74 points down to stand at 28,236.39. At the National Stock Exchange, the Nifty closed 24.05 points down to stand at 8,564.60. MRPL and ATUL were among the top gainers of group A with an increase of 9.49 percent and 8.47 percent, along with HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LTD. and NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION LTD. with an increase of 6.95 percent and 5.59 percent respectively.

  • P-Notes spook equities 

    Mumbai : Key equity indices lost over 1.8 percent on Monday, with investors spooked by proposals to regulate foreign funds better, even as lingering worries over retrospective taxes and a crash in Chinese markets further fuelled the fall.

  • Sensex

    Positive macro data, big ticket policies buoy equity markets

    Mumbai: The government’s big ticket flagship programme announcements coupled with a slew of positive macro economic data and factoring-in of the Greek loan default buoyed the Indian equity markets in the week that just concluded. The barometer index of the Indian equities market, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) gained 281 points or 1.01 percent during the weekly trade ended July 3.

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    Market Review: Healthy monsoon, dovish Fed buoyed Indian markets

    Mumbai: A healthy monsoon, rise in crop prices, deferment of a US interest rate hike coupled with good macro economic data and parleys to resolve the Greece debt crises cheered the Indian equities markets in the week that just concluded. The barometer index of the Indian equities market, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) gained 890.87 points or 3.37 percent during the weekly trade ended June 19.

  • Sensex down

    India’s Sensex deep in red, slides below 27,000-point mark

    Mumbai: After opening a tad higher on Wednesday, a key equity market index was deep in the red, around an hour into trading, with as many as 29 out of the 30 shares that go into its basket sliding into the negative territory. The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened at 27,473.36 points, a bit higher than the previous close at 27,440.14 points. But the slide began immediate after, taking it

  • Sensex down

    Sensex closes 261 points down 

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 260.95 points, or 0.95 percent, down on Monday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed in the red — down 91.45 points or 1.10 percent — at 8,213.80 points. The 30-scrip Sensex, which opened at 27,565.49 points, closed at 27,176.99 points provisionally (at 3.55 p.m.) — down 260.95 points, or 0.95 percent, over

  • India Sensex

    Sensex up 140 points; capital goods stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 140.53 points or 0.50 percent up as capital goods stocks gained.  Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking and consumer durables sectors, while marginal selling pressure was seen in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.

  • BSE expects to list 100 cos on its SME platform by Dec-end

    New Delhi :  Leading stock exchange BSE is hopeful of listing a total of 100 companies on its SME platform by December-end after launching the segment for small enterprises more than two years ago.

  • Ashish Kumar Chauhan

    BSE looks to an IPO in mid-2013

    Ashish Kumar Chuahan, BSE chief spoke to Clifford Alvares & Deepali Penkar on India’s oldest stock exchange’s new momentum