Free Press Journal
  • Sensex, Nifty clock 2nd straight session loss on F&O expiry, rupee woes

    Mumbai: Indian equity benchmarks declined for the second straight session today as financial stocks came under pressure amid the rupee collapsing to a new record low against the US dollar and concerns over surging crude oil prices. Investors also appeared cautious in view of expiry of August futures and options (F&O) and also due to mixed cues from global markets. Investors offloaded their long bets in F&O segment instead of carrying them forward to

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on F&O expiry, weak rupee

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty gave up initial gains and turned negative after investors turned cautious ahead of August futures and options expiry today amid mixed cues from other Asian markets.

  • 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 turns choppy after hitting record high

    Mumbai: In volatile trade, the benchmark BSE Sensex hit a new life-time high of 38,989.65, extending its record-setting spree for a third session on buying by domestic investors amid short-covering ahead of August futures and options (F&O) expiry and mixed Asian cues.

  • Sensex, Nifty hit new highs on strong global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices continued their record-setting trend for the second straight session with the BSE Sensex soaring 182 points to an all-time high of 38,875.86 on heavy buying by foreign funds and domestic institutional investors, tracking strong global markets.

  • Benchmark indices race to fresh highs on global cues

    Mumbai: Market benchmarks closed at new peaks today on account of widespread buying in banking, power and metal stocks, tracking positive global cues as investors welcomed US Federal Reserve’s “gradual approach” to raising rates. The BSE Sensex surged over 442 points to close at its life-time high of 38,694.11 and the broader NSE Nifty ended at a fresh record of 11,691.95, rising 134.85 points. Both the benchmarks Sensex and Nifty recorded their biggest single-day gains of

  • Sensex, Nifty hit fresh records on positive global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rallied over 300 points to hit a fresh record high of 38,585.44, while NSE Nifty touched life-time record of 11,651 in early session today amid positive global cues and smart gains in banking, metal and FMCG stocks.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn volatile on weak global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices inched higher, but were trading on a volatile note in early trade amid rising trade tensions between the US and China as talks between the two countries ended without any significant outcome. The BSE Sensex was trading at 58.61 points, or 0.15 per cent, higher at 38,395.37. The index had hit a high of 38,428.99, rising 92.74 points, or 0.24 per cent, in opening session.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn volatile after hitting record highs

    Mumbai: Key benchmark indices today erased opening gains after hitting record highs amid weakness in rupee, metal and banking stocks, US-China trade war concerns and mixed global cues.

  • 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 erase gains after hitting record highs

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty erased early gains after hitting record highs in opening trade ahead of US-China trade talks. The 30-share BSE index spurted 124.21 points, or 0.32 per cent, to hit a new high of 38,402.96, surpassing its previous record of 38,340.69 marked yesterday.

  • Sensex hits record high of 38,000; Nifty breaches 11,500 mark

    Mumbai: Continuing its rally, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 250 points to hit a fresh record high in early trade, and NSE Nifty went past the 11,500-mark for the first time today on widespread gains in capital goods, metal, realty and banking scrips amid firm Asian cues.

  • Sensex rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 11,400 mark

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade today gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in metal, realty and banking stocks after the US and China agreed to resume trade talks last night. Taking positive cues from global equities, the 30-share index was trading higher by 262.91 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 37,926.47. The index had lost 188.44 points in the previous session.

  • 81 firms under NSE ASM framework

    New Delhi : As many as 81 firms have come under the Additional Surveillance Measure (ASM) framework of the NSE, according to the latest data available with the exchange.

  • 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 retreats from record high, down 106 points

    Mumbai: Retreating from its lifetime high, the BSE Sensex dropped 106 points in opening trade today on profit-booking in recent gainers amid a weak trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share barometer fell by 106.02 points or 0.27 per cent to 37,918.35, with banking, PSU, metal, realty and FMCG stocks falling up to 0.30 per cent.

  • Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors.

  • NSE looks to settle probe into co-location case with Sebi

    New Delhi : The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday said it has initiated fresh talks with markets regulator Sebi to settle a probe into the co-location issue through consent mechanism.