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  • Sensex drops over 200 points; Nifty below 11,100

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex dropped over 200 points in early trade Monday on increased selling of realty, consumer durables, auto and banking stocks, amid weak Asian cues and surging global crude oil prices. The depreciating rupee also dampened investor sentiment.

  • Sensex ends with losses, fails to keep early lead

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex extended losses for the third straight session Wednesday, falling 169 points to end at a near two-month low of 37,121.22 as cautious investors pared their portfolios, ignoring positive global cues and recovery in rupee. Stocks saw a positive start as the Sensex touched a high of 37,530.63 intra-day in tune with the rupee recovering from its record low.

  • Sensex recovers by 142 points in opening trade, Nifty above 11,300

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 100 points in opening trade Wednesday on value-buying in recently battered stocks amid strength in the rupee and positive global cues. The 30-share BSE index recovered by 142.26 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 37,432.93 in opening trade. The index had lost almost 800 points in the previous two sessions as rupee woes and trade war worries spooked investors. The NSE Nifty was up 50.55 points, or

  • Market rout continues as US-China trade war intensifies; Re woes worsen

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex Tuesday tumbled by about 295 points to close at an over one-month low of 37,290.67 due to hectic selling in realty, PSU, power and banking counters amid flaring up of trade tariff tensions between the US and China and weakness in the rupee. The broader Nifty also cracked below the 11,300-mark.

  • Sensex crashes 505 points on rupee woes, global worries

    Mumbai: After rallying for two sessions, the BSE benchmark Sensex Monday tumbled over 505 points to slip below the 38,000-level as worries about global trade war and prevailing rupee crisis dampened investors mood despite the government announcing steps to stem a steep fall in the Indian currency. The broader Nifty too nosedived over 137 points to end below the 11,400-mark. Subdued Asian and European markets due to escalating trade war between the US and China

  • Market stays in positive terrain

    Mumbai : Riding on better-than-expected macro data and further recovery in the rupee, benchmark Sensex spurted around 373 points on Friday to reclaim the 38,000-mark.The NSE Nifty too breached the 11,500-level with a jump of 145.30 points.

  • Sensex tumbles 468 pts as Re hits a lifetime low of 72.67

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex tanked 468 points or 1.22 per cent to end below the 38,000 mark as the rupee falling further to a record low and widening current account deficit spooked investors. The 30-share index closed at 37,922.17, down by 467.65 points or 1.22 per cent, which was its biggest single-day fall since March 16 when it had lost 509.54 points.

  • Stocks stage relief rally on value-buying; RIL leads recovery

    Mumbai: Markets staged a strong comeback Thursday after six straight sessions of losses as investors accumulated recently hammered healthcare, energy and power stocks towards the fag-end even as the rupee breached the 72-level for the first time. The BSE Sensex rebounded 224.50 points to end at 38,242.81, while the broader Nifty gained 59.95 points to 11,536.90. Benchmarks largely benefited from value buying in  beaten-down stocks lead by RIL and Sun Pharma, tracking a rebound in

  • Sensex rebounds over 150 points in opening trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 150 points in opening trade Thursday on value-buying in select bluechip stocks, recovery in rupee and fall in global crude oil prices, but pared some gains on mixed Asian trend. The 30-share BSE index recovered by 164.46 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 38,182.77 in opening trade. It, however, lost some steam and was trading 48.46 points, or 0.13 per cent, higher at 38,066.87 at 0940

  • Sensex drops 173 points after scaling new high; Re hit record low

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex retreated from record high levels to settle down by 173 points today due to profit booking in Reliance Industries, HDFC and Infosys after recent gains. The 30-share index hit an all-time intra-day high of 38,989.65 at the outset but the market lost steam as investors prefered to book profits after three straight days of gains.

  • Sensex heads for 39K

    Mumbai : Market benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 202 points to close at a fresh record high while the NSE Nifty ended above the 11,700-mark for the first time led by gains in RIL, HDFC twins and Maruti.

  • Sensex, Nifty hit new peaks

    Mumbai : After a day’s breather, the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty resumed record-setting rally to scale new peaks on Monday and logged their best single-day gains in nearly five months, tracking positive global cues as investors took heart from the US Federal Reserve’s “gradual approach” comments on monetary policy tightening.

  • Sensex, Nifty log 3rd straight gain, close at new highs

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty continued their winning run for the third straight session today and hit yet another record closing high on buying in pharma and IT stocks amid optimism over US-China trade talks. The BSE Sensex though ended marginally higher by 7 points but still managed to end at a new peak of 38,285.75, surpassing its previous record closing of 38,278.75 hit yesterday. The 30-share index also went on

  • Sensex, Nifty soar to fresh highs on global leads

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex built on gains to close at a fresh record high and the NSE Nifty breached the 11,550 mark for the first time today riding on hectic buying in L&T, Tata Motors, ONGC and HDFC Ltd amid positive leads from global markets.

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    Sensex dives 224 pts as Turkish crisis frightens investors

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today logged its second straight session loss, tumbling over 224 points to a near two-week low of 37,645 on massive sell-offs mainly in financial stocks as the battered rupee and Turkish financial crisis spooked investors. The broader NSE Nifty too fell by 73.75 points to end at 11,355.75. The Indian rupee today plummeted to its life-time low of 69.85 (intra-day) against the US dollar, tracking global cues.

  • Sensex falls 155 points on profit-booking, global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled over 155 points today to close below the 38,000-mark as investors booked profits amid lacklustre global cues. SBI was the biggest loser in the Sensex pack, diving 3.79 per cent, after the lender reported a hefty loss of Rs 4,876 crore for the June quarter.

  • Sensex surges past 38k mark

    Mumbai : Benchmark Sensex broke past the 38,000-barrier for the first time, while the NSE Nifty extended its record run for the fifth day on Thursday as optimism surrounding the India growth story continued to override global trade concerns.

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    Sensex, Nifty surge to record highs

    Mumbai: Benchmarks ended at fresh lifetime highs today, powered by a rally in market heavyweight RIL and banking stocks amid mixed global cues.