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  • Sensex hits record high of 38,000; Nifty breaches 11,500 mark

    Mumbai: Continuing its rally, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 250 points to hit a fresh record high in early trade, and NSE Nifty went past the 11,500-mark for the first time today on widespread gains in capital goods, metal, realty and banking scrips amid firm Asian cues.

  • Sensex falls over 200 points, Nifty slips below 11,300

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex dropped over 200 points to 37,373.08 today on heavy selling in metal, auto, banking, capital and realty stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds after the RBI yesterday hiked repo rate rate for the second time in two months.

  • Sensex recovers 196 pts on sharp fall in crude prices

    Mumbai: The Sensex today rebounded by over 196 points to close at 36,519.96 as oil, metal and PSU stocks rallied after a sharp drop in global crude oil prices. Sentiment got a boost after crude oil prices in global markets dropped by over 4 per cent yesterday owing to oversupply fears, helping the rupee to strengthen against the dollar, brokers said.

  • Sensex tanks 188 points to end below 35k-mark

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled over 188 points today to close at a one-week low of 34,915.38, extending its slide for the second straight session due to selling in auto, healthcare, metal and FMCG stocks.

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    Sensex opens down 54 points on profit booking

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex opened lower today after a five-session record-setting spree as investors cashed profits in metal, capital goods, consumer durables, power and banking shares ahead of January month expiry in the derivatives segment tomorrow.

  • Sensex soars 301 points to reclaim 33,000-mark

    Mumbai : The key Indian equity indices on Friday extended gains for the second consecutive session to close on a higher note as positive global cues and a surge in FMCG, healthcare, metal and auto stocks gave a boost to investors’ sentiments.

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    Stocks fall ahead of GDP numbers, F&O expiry

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell by 185 points in early session today due to losses in realty, power, PSU, metal and infrastructure stocks amid weak Asian cues. Besides, investors were cautious ahead of September quarter GDP data to be released later in the day.

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    Sensex drops 85 points on profit booking

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 85 points in early session today as power, PSU, metal and oil & gas, FMCG and banking stocks retreated after participants booked profits.

  • Sensex slips from record level, down 97 points

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell by over 97 points in early trade today, retreating from its record highs, on profit booking in metal, oil & gas, banking, teck and PSU stocks after a recent rally.

  • Nifty forges ahead, touches fresh peak at 10,043

    Mumbai: The benchmark Nifty today climbed to a fresh high of 10,043 and the Sensex surged over 133 points in the opening session, underpinned by a strong dose of better-than-expected corporate earnings.

  • India gold demand may touch up to 950 tonnes level by 2020:WGC

    Mumbai : Economic growth and greater transparency within the country’s gold market will boost demand for the yellow metal up to 950 tonnes level by 2020, World Gold Council (WGC) said in a report on Wednesday.

  • Tanker bomb kills 43 in Syria’s Azaz

    Beirut : A huge tanker truck bomb killed at least 43 people and wounded dozens more today in the Syrian rebel-held town of Azaz near the Turkish border, a monitor said, reports PTI.

  • ‘Manjha’ kills 3-yr-old girl, injures cop

    New Delhi: A three-year-old girl died and a Delhi Police sub-inspector was injured after their necks got entangled in metal-coated kite thread (manjha) in separate incidents in Delhi, police stated on Tuesday. The first incident took place around 6.30 pm on Monday when the girl, Saanchi Goyal, was returning home with her parents after watching a movie in Naraina. The girl was looking out of open sunroof in the car and suddenly

  • Led by banks, metals, Sensex up 217 pts

    Mumbai : Domestic benchmark indices rose nearly 1% led by gains in fast moving consumer goods, metal, and banking stocks. The Nifty 50 closed at 7834.45 points, up 72.50 points or 0.9% from Friday, while the S&P BSE Sensex ended up 216.68 points or 0.8% at 25735.90 points.

  • Plane makes emergency landing after hole appears in wings

    Berlin : In a potentially dangerous situation, an Air Berlin flight made an emergency landing after a huge hole was punched in the metal of one of the wings by flying pieces of rubber.

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    Sensex rallies 374 points in mixed Asian trend

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied 374 points driven by fresh buying mainly in realty, healthcare, banking, metal and power amid mixed Asian cues as WPI inflation fell for July.

  • JSPL records Q4 net loss of Rs 519 cr

    New Delhi:  Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 519.30 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 due to subdued demand and cheaper imports of the metal. The firm has posted a net profit of Rs 402.50 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing. Consolidated total income also fell by 7.6 per cent to Rs 4,525.59 crore in January-March