Free Press Journal
  • policy rate cut

    Rate cut hopes cheer markets; interest sensitive stocks up

    Mumbai: Hopes of a policy rate cut by the apex bank early next month cheered the markets during trading session on Friday with a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets gaining more than 320 points or 1.17 percent. The 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) ended the day with gains of more than 320 points or 1.17 percent as interest-sensitive stocks like automobile, banks and capital goods rose on rate-cut hopes.

  • Sensex falls 215 pts to 4-mth low

    Mumbai :  The benchmark BSE Sensex slipped by 215 points to end at 27,011.31, its second-lowest level of the year, while Nifty ended below the 8,200-mark on heavy selling in FMCG, auto sectors over worries of corporate earnings growth and persistent foreign fund outflows.

  • Sensex shed 1,400 pts in five sessions

    Mumbai :  Pushed by the retrospective taxation concerns, muted earnings and weakening rupee continued to drive markets further into consolidation with the benchmark BSE Sensex falling over 210 points to 27,676.04 and NSE Nifty slipping below the crucial 8,400-mark on Tuesday.

  • Sensex down

    Retro tax fears sink BSE Sensex

    Mumbai :  Investor confidence took a hit on Monday as stock market saw a big sell off, pulling down the BSE benchmark Sensex by 556 points. It ended at 27,886, while the widely tracked Nifty index closed 159 points lower at 8,448. The rupee hit 62.92, its lowest level since March 16.

  • Primary market set for action

    Well, fiscal 2014-15 marked new milestones for secondary market wherein S&P BSE Sensex posted new intraday high of 30024.74 and closing high of 29361.50 while NSE Nifty recorded new intraday high of 9119.20 and closing high of 8996.25 during the fiscal. But when it comes to primary market, it was not so encouraging.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 174 points; healthcare stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading 173.68 points or 0.61 percent up as healthcare stocks surged.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex drops 135 pts to one-month low; Nifty slips 44 pts

    Mumbai: Stock markets fell for the second straight session with the benchmark Sensex today sliding 134.91 points to one-month low of 28,709.87 as investors sold realty, power and oil&gas shares amid lingering worries over an earlier-than-expected hike in US interest rates. After yesterday’s over 604-point crash, the 30-share BSE Sensex opened in positive terrain but soon succumbed to selling pressure. It touched day’s low of 28,584.49. A late round of buying helped reduce some losses and the
    Sensex settled at 28,709.87, its weakest closing

  • stocks

    Nifty breaches 9,000-mark on fund inflows; RIL leads rally

    Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange index Nifty breached the 9,000-level for the first time in pre-close session today on sustained inflow of foreign capital amid growth-oriented and market-friendly measures in the Budget. The 50-issue Nifty crossed the 9,000-level for the first time by gaining 47.20 points, or 0.52 per cent, to trade at an all-time high of 9,003.95, surpassing its previous intra-day high of 8,996.60 reached on January 30. Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE

  • India Sensex

    Sensex closes 98 points up, capital goods stocks zoom

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally ended Monday’s trade up 98 points or 0.33 percent. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day’s trade. It provisionally ended 54.90 points or 0.62 percent up at 8,956.75 points.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex recovers 133 points in early trade on capital inflows

    Mumbai: Snapping its three-day losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 133 points in early trade today on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid a firm Asian trend. The 30-share index, which had lost 681.63 points in the previous three sessions, recovered by 133.48 points, or 0.46 per cent, to 29,133.62.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex, Nifty end in red after hitting all-time high

    Mumbai: Heavy profit booking at the fag-end of the week pulled down the S&P BSE benchmark Sensex by 96 points to close at 29,182.95 and CNX Nifty by 27 points to end at 8,808.90 from their all-time high of 29,844.16 and
    8,996.60 respectively. Trading for the week started on a strong note, but the trend reversed on the last trading session of the week when large caps declined sharply.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex off record-high; falls 58 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Snapping its bull-run for eight consecutive sessions, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 58 points in early trade today as participants locked-in gains at current levels amid a weak trend overseas. Besides, profit-booking in stocks of realty, auto, metal, banking, capital goods and oil & gas sectors, negatively impacted trading sentiments.

  • stocks

    Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up

    Mumbai: A day after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a mega bond buying programme, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday scaled a new peak of 29,408.73 points in the intra-day trade.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 174 pts, Nifty reclaims 8,600-mark

    Mumbai: The S&P BSE Sensex surged by nearly 174 points, while the broader CNX Nifty reclaimed the 8,600-mark after over six weeks in late morning trade today on across-the-board buying by participants amid positive Asian cues.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 118 points; consumer durables stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged 118.07 points or 0.42 percent as consumer durables stocks gained. Good buying was seen in consumer durables, capital goods, banking and IT sectors, and selling pressure was seen in the oil and gas sector.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex falls 120 points in early trade on profit-booking

    Mumbai: After its biggest single-day rally in over 5 years in yesterday’s trade, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 120 points to slip below the 28,000 level in early trade today on profit-booking by participants despite the country’s trade deficit falling to a 10-month low in December.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex zooms 600 pts, Nifty above 8,400 on RBI rate cut

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex climbed over 600 points and the NSE Nifty regained the 8,400-mark in opening trade today as rate-sensitive stocks led rally after the RBI in a surprise move cut repo rate by 0.25 per cent.

  • Sensex

    Sensex up 35 points in early trade on Asian cues

    Mumbai: After yesterday’s fall, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 35 points in early trade today on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid mixed cues from other Asian markets.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex regains 27K mark in early trade; Nifty up 15 points

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 50 points to regain the 27,000-mark and the NSE Nifty rose by 15 points in early trade today following rebound in bluechips and value-buying by participants.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex plunges 245 pts in early trade, Nifty dips below 8,200

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex tumbled over 245 points and the Nifty went below the 8,200 mark in early trade today on continued selling by funds and retail investors after October industrial production contracted sharply, amid a weak trend in the Asian region.