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    Best is yet to come for NSE: Former PM Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh today said the best is yet to come for the National Stock Exchange (NSE), a bourse which he inaugurated as a finance minister 25 years ago.

  • Sensex rises 110 points, Nifty above 10,400

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex rose over 110 points while the Nifty recaptured the 11,400-mark in opening trade today on unabated buying by foreign funds amid firm Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex advanced by 110.06 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 37,775.86. The gauge had slipped 26.09 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex, Nifty open at record high; pare gains amid trade war worries

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex pared initial gains after hitting a record high of 37,876.87 in early trade today as investors turned cautious amid escalating global trade war concerns. The 30-share index rose 184.98 points, or 0.49 per cent, to hit a new peak of 37,876.87. Market sentiment, however, turned cautious as the index pared gains trading 40.13 points, or 0.11 per cent higher at 37,732.02 at 0950 Hrs.

  • HDFC AMC shares zoom 58% in debut trade

    New Delhi: Shares of HDFC Asset Management Company made a stellar debut at the bourses today, surging 58 per cent against the issue price of Rs 1,100 per share. The stock listed at Rs 1,739, registering a sharp gain of 58 per cent from the issue price on BSE. Later, the stock was trading at Rs 1,806.10, rising sharply by 64.19 per cent. On NSE, shares of the company opened at Rs 1,726.25, zooming

  • Sensex hits record high of 37,790; Nifty breaches 11,400 mark

    Mumbai: Extending Friday’s rally, the benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points to record a new high of 37,790.72 in early trade, and NSE Nifty breached the 11,400 mark today on widespread buying by consumer durables, PSU and banking counters amid firm Asian cues.

  • Sensex, Nifty scale fresh lifetime highs ahead of RBI policy decision

    Mumbai: Breaking all previous records, the BSE Sensex advanced by over 80 points to hit a new peak of 37,690.23, while the Nifty scaled a fresh high of 11,378.95 in opening trade ahead of the Reserve Bank’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index surged 83.65 points, or 0.22 per cent, to an all-time high of 37,690.23.

  • RBI monetary policy review, Q1 results drag indices lower

    Mumbai: Caution ahead of the third RBI monetary policy review along with disappointing quarterly results pulled the key indices of the Indian equity market lower during the late-morning trade session on Tuesday.

  • Sensex falls over 100 pts to snap six-day record run

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex slipped from life highs to fall over 100 points to 37,381.05 today as markets took a breather after six consecutive record-setting sessions. Weak trend in other Asian markets, muted earnings and fresh foreign capital outflows weighed on investor sentiment here.

  • Sensex hits all-time high of 37,496.80; Nifty hits 11,300

    Mumbai: Smashing all previous records, the BSE Sensex rose by over 150 points to 37,496.80, while the Nifty hit a fresh high of 11,300 in opening trade ahead of RBI policy meet beginning today.

  • Sensex breaches 37,000-mark for first time; Nifty hits new peak at 11,100

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit the 37,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in capital goods, FMCG, realty and banking stocks amid heavy buying by domestic institutional investors and positive global cues. NSE Nifty too touched a new peak of 11,172.20.

  • 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 slides 146 points on profit-booking, political developments  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled from its all-time high to end 147 points lower at 36,373.44 in choppy trade today after a no-confidence motion against the government was moved in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”.

  • Sensex slips from record on profit-booking

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex retreated from record high to end flat at 36,541.63 today in volatile trade as investors booked profit in recent gainers despite firm global cues.

  • Tata Consultancy Services shares jump 4% after Q1 earnings

    New Delhi: Shares of Tata Consultancy Services rose 4 per cent today after the company posted better-than-expected earnings. The stock after making a positive opening further jumped 3.78 per cent to Rs 1,948 — its 52-week high — on BSE. It was the top gainer in the Sensex pack during the morning trade.

  • 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.