Free Press Journal
  • Sensex up for 6th day in row

    Mumbai: Indian markets continued their dream run on the back of capital inflows with the Sensex gaining for the sixth day as it rose 78 points to end at new closing peak of 26,638.11, wrapping up the seventh straight month of gains in August.                 The NSE Nifty index rose by 18 points.

  • Sensex sheds 518 points

    Mumbai : Slipping from record highs, the Sensex on Tuesday plunged 518 points and the Nifty tanked 164 points in their worst drop in 10 months on profit booking as investors said Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s first Railway budget carried no big-bang announcement. Both indices fell about two per cent with the BSE Sensex ending at 25,582.11 and the NSE Nifty settling at 7,623.20. Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday tabled his maiden

  • Sensex drops 171 pts as rupee plunges to record low vs dollar

    Mumbai: Fag-end buying triggered by strong European cues helped benchmark S&P BSE Sensex today partially recover from early losses to end 171 pts lower at 19,324.77 after positive US jobs data dragged rupee to record low.

  • Sensex down 143pts, bank shares fall on money laundering fears

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today fell by nearly 143 points on heavy selling in private banks, including ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, following government’s promise that action will be taken if any person is found guilty in the alleged money laundering scam.

  • Sensex ends flat; capital goods, metal stocks lose

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday closed 31 points lower following selling pressure in capital goods, metals and public sector undertakings (PSU) stocks.

  • Sensex up 194 pts to over 1-wk high on strong global cues

    Mumbai:  Extending gains for third day, the BSE benchmark Sensex today closed nearly 194 points higher at over one-week high of 18,755.45 on heavy buying, especially in capital goods, auto and bank shares, amid buoyant global stock markets on upbeat overnight US economic data.

  • RBI keeps rates unchanged, lowers CRR to inject Rs17,500 crore

    Mumbai: Showing concerns over hardening inflation, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday left the key interest rate unchanged but reduced cash reserve ratio by 0.25% to infuse additional liquidity that will inject Rs17,500 crore into the financial system.

  • Strong TCS, L&T earnings lift Sensex by 111 pts

    Mumbai: Shrugging off early losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex today rallied by 111 points on strong earnings by TCS and L&T, besides good buying in capital goods and bank shares.

  • Sensex breaches 19K mark on reform hopes, bank stocks shine

    Mumbai: The Sensex today breached the 19,000 mark for the first time in nearly 15 months in anticipation of government unveiling next wave of big-ticket reforms like opening the pension sector to foreign investment and raising FDI cap in the insurance sector.