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  • Sensex drops 115 pts on profit-booking; RIL scales new high

    Mumbai, Benchmark Sensex gave up early gains to end 115 points lower at 35,432.39 today on losses in healthcare, capital goods, metal and auto stocks. Unabated capital outflows by foreign funds and weakening rupee too weighed on sentiment, brokers said. Bucking the trend, Reliance Industries continued its upward trajectory, spurting 1.09 per cent to a fresh closing high of Rs 1,031.10. Most Asian and European markets traded lower on uncertainty surrounding trade

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    Sensex gets a buying lift, up 123 points; RIL at new high

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex climbed over 123 points to 35,670.39 in opening trade today, led by gains in index heavyweight Reliance Industries, amid continued buying by domestic institutional investors.

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    Sensex opens in green on value-buying, up 130 points

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 130 points in opening trade today, reversing its two-session losing streak on value-buying in select blue-chips amid a strengthening rupee. Overseas, mixed trend at other Asian markets also influenced trading sentiments here.

  • Sensex tanks 261 points as US-China trade spat escalates

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex plunged around 262 points to end at a two-week low of 35,286.74 today, tracking a sell-off across Asian and European markets after the US and China escalated their trade dispute. The 30-share barometer opened positive, but soon fell on widespread selling. It finally settled at 35,286.74, down 261.52 points, or 0.74 per cent. This is its lowest closing since June 6, when it had ended at 35,178.88.

  • Sensex suffers more losses, down 148 points on global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex declined by over 148 points in early trade today, tracking a weak trend in global markets as the trade spat between the US and China intensified. Unabated capital outflows by foreign funds and profit-booking by retail investors too dampened sentiment.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues                 

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned negative after opening 76 points higher in early session today amid weak global cues on rising concerns of a global trade war. The 30-share index was trading lower by 84.09 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 35,538.05. The gauge had gained 22.32 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex falls 126 points following US Federal Reserve’s rate hike

    Mumbai: Equities slipped back into the red today after a three-day winning run as investors turned cautious following US Federal Reserve’s rate hike. The BSE 30-share Sensex fell by 126.09, or 0.35 per cent to quote at 35,613.07 in early trade, with IT, PSU, oil and gas, teck, banking and realty indices trading in the negative zone.

  • Sensex jumps 185 points in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rallied about 185 points to 35,877.41 in early session today, buoyed by robust industrial output data amid mixed Asian cues. Industrial output expanded by 4.9 per cent in April this year, spurred by higher growth in manufacturing and mining sectors, as per official data released after market hours yesterday.

  • Nifty rises 55.90 pts to 4-month high post Trump-Kim meeting

    Mumbai: NSE Nifty rose by 55.90 points to close at four-month high of 10,842.85 on sustained buying mainly in pharma, FMCG, PSU banks, energy and IT sectors amid positive sentiment from global equity markets.

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    Sensex rises 84 points, Nifty above 10,800

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose over 84 points while the Nifty reclaimed the 10,800-mark as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data due today amid a firming trend in Asia. The 30-share BSE Sensex went up 84.35 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 35,567.82. The gauge had gained 39.80 points in the previous session.

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    Sensex up 149 points, Nifty tops 10,800 in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded by 149 points while the Nifty recaptured the 10,800-mark in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues. Asian markets were trading in the green as investors were looking ahead to US President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Sensex extends gains, up 208 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending its post-RBI policy rally,  the BSE Sensex spurted 208 points in opening trade today on widespread buying, with banking, metal and realty sectors leading the gains. The benchmark had rallied 276 points yesterday after the RBI hiked the policy rate after a four-year pause on inflation concerns but maintained its neutral stance.

  • Market opens higher ahead of RBI policy decision

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of the RBI’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index recovered by 69.38 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 34,972.59. It had lost 419.17 points in the previous three sessions.

  • Sensex down 102 points in cautious trade

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex slipped below the key 35,000-mark in early trade today following losses in banking, power, realty and capital goods stocks. Investors are cautious ahead of RBI’s policy decision due tomorrow, brokers said.

  • Sensex slips 137 points in volatile trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex surrendered early gains to trade over 137 points lower in opening trade as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of RBI’s monetary policy review meeting beginning today. RBI’s second bi-monthly monetary policy meeting of 2018-19 will be held from June 4-6.

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    Sensex extends gains on robust GDP data

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex advanced about 106 points in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second day following robust growth data for the March quarter.

  • Sensex soars 416 pts on F&O expiry; GDP data eyed

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded by over 416 points today to end at a two-week high of 35,322.38 on a flurry of buying in banking, energy and IT stocks amid a firming trend overseas. Covering-up of pending short positions on expiry of the May derivatives contracts and optimistic buying by participants ahead of GDP data added to the momentum, brokers said.

  • Sensex suffers more losses, slides 214 points on global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex declined by over 214 points in opening trade today, extending yesterday’s fall, tracking a weak trend in global markets amid fresh concerns of a possible China-US trade war.

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    Sensex slips 57 points in early trade on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: Reversing early gains, the Sensex today declined over 57 points as investors booked profits in healthcare, banking, metal and realty sectors amid weak Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex was trading 57.30 points, or 0.16 per cent, lower at 35,108.18 in early deals. It touched a high of 35,232.44 in opening trade.

  • Sensex reclaims 35K-mark, rises over 150 points

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 35,000-mark by surging over 150 points in early trade today on easing geopolitical concerns and a sharp correction in global crude prices.