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  • Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks on earnings optimism      

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty closed at life-time high levels today after robust buying in metal, realty and capital goods stocks on the back of encouraging earnings. The BSE Sensex continued its record setting spree for a second day as it gained 106.50 points to close at fresh peak of 36,825.10.

  • Sensex opens 142 points higher, Nifty turn volatile; midcap stocks crack

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex turned volatile after opening on a positive note in early trade today amid weakness in banking, pharma, metals, realty and IT stocks. The 30-share index was trading flat at 36,373.23 after beginning the session 142.14 points higher. The index had lost 146.52 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned choppy after rising over 117 points in opening trade, amid weak Asian cues and foreign fund outflows. The broader Nifty, too, slipped below the 11,000-mark. The 30-share index fell 74.69 points, or 0.20 per cent, to 36,466.94 after touching a high of 36,558.71 in opening trade.

  • Sensex hits fresh record high on firm global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit a fresh record high of 36,740.07 points in opening session today driven by smart gains in Infosys, Coal India and Wipro, despite weak macroeconomic data released yesterday.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex opened 59.64 points higher, but soon turned choppy in early trade, as investors cashed profits in metal, healthcare, PSU and auto stocks, amid weak Asian cues as US-China trade spat escalated.

  • Sensex recovers 116 points on mixed global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned positive after opening 42 points lower in the early trade today as fresh buying seen on select counters led by oils & gas, realty, auto and IT sectors amid mixed global cues.

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    Sensex down 47 points in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slipped over 47 points to 35,598.06 in early trade today, following intense selling pressure in consumer durables, metal and realty stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned negative after opening 59 points higher in the early trading session today on sustained capital outflows amid weak global cues following rising concerns of a global trade war. The 30-share index was trading lower by 54.01 points, or 0.15 per cent, at 35,324.59. The gauge had gained 114.19 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex down 68 points on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex shed about 68 points to trade at 35,196.44 in early deals today on sustained capital outflows by foreign funds amid selling pressure on some counters and weak Asian cues. Deprecating rupee against the dollar also added to the dampened sentiment.

  • Sensex sheds 159 pts on weak global cues, profit-booking

    Mumbai, The BSE Sensex fell 159 points to end at 35,264.41 today on profit booking in recent gainers led by metal, power and infrastructure stocks amid weak global cues. The NSE Nifty also slumped below the 10,700-mark, weighed down by Bharti Airtel, NTPC, HUL, Adani Ports, RIL, ONGC and HDFC Bank. Unabated foreign fund outflows and a weak rupee added to the gloom, broker said. The BSE 30-share index, after a positive

  • Sensex falls 159 points in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell 159 points after opening 122 points higher today, following selling pressure on select counters amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds.

  • Sensex rebounds 200 pts as July F&O series opens strong

    Mumbai: Reversing a two-session slide, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 200 points and the Nifty reclaimed the 10,600-mark in early trade today on fresh buying by investors as the July derivatives contracts started on a strong note amid recovery in the rupee.

  • Sensex sheds 179 points on weak rupee, F&O expiry

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slumped over 179 points to end at 35,037.64 today after the rupee collapsed to a lifetime low against the US dollar amid firming crude oil prices.

  • Sensex suffers more losses as rupee hits record low

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex fell over 90 points in early trade today after the rupee sank to a lifetime low of 69.10 against the US dollar amid firming crude oil prices. There was also caution among investors on the expiry day of the June series derivatives contracts, brokers said.

  • Sensex opens in green as blue-chips rise

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex advanced nearly 54 points in opening trade today, spurred by a fresh spell of buying in select blue-chip stocks like Infosys, TCS and Sun Pharma amid mixed global cues.

  • Sensex extends losses on global trade war worries

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 132 points  in opening trade today as investors pared their bets, tracking sharp losses in global markets on worries about an intensifying trade conflict between the US and its trade partners.

  • Sensex makes a muted start on profit-booking, mixed Asian cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex declined about 67 points in early session today on profit-booking by speculators amid mixed Asian cues on worries over a US-China trade war. The 30-share flagship index was down 67.80 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 35,621.80. The gauge had soared 257.21 points in the previous session on Friday.

  • Sensex soars 257 points in see-saw trade

    Mumbai: The Sensex rebounded over 257 points to close at 35,689.60 while the NSE Nifty went past the 10,800-mark in volatile trade today, with institutional investors lending crucial support. Sentiment was buoyed after data showed that foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), who had been net sellers for the past several sessions, were back to buying mode on the domestic bourses yesterday.