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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Reliance Communications shares in demand; soar 20%

    New Delhi: Shares of Reliance Communications (RCom) today surged 20 per cent, a day after NCLAT stayed bankruptcy proceedings against the company after it agreed to pay Rs 550 crore to Ericsson to settle a payment dispute. The stock jumped 19.14 per cent to Rs 20.85 on BSE.

  • 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.

  • SGX barred from launching India products

    New Delhi : The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday said the Bombay High Court has barred SGX from launching any India derivative contracts and directed settlement of the matter through arbitration to which the Singapore bourse has agreed.

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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.

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    Sensex builds on gains, up 187 points in early trade  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 187 points in early trade today, extending yesterday’s rally on robust buying in IT, energy and banking stocks amid unabated purchases by domestic institutional investors. Asian shares were mixed after US President Donald Trump cancelled a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Tata Motors stocks crack over 8% after Q4 results

    New Delhi: Shares of Tata Motors today tumbled over 8 percent after the company reported 49.82 percent decline in consolidated net profit for the March quarter. The stock opened the day on a weak note and further slumped 7.93 per cent to Rs 284.70 — its 52-week low — on BSE.

  • Sensex recoups 153 points on global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded about 153 points in opening trade today on fresh buying in IT, teck, capital goods and healthcare counters amid mixed overseas cues. Buying by domestic institutional investors and strengthening rupee also supported the recovery, brokers said.

  • Sensex down 61 points in opening trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slipped almost 61 points in opening trade today on heavy selling in metals, realty energy and auto stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds.

  • NSE drags SGX to court over derivatives products

    New Delhi : The Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Tuesday said it will list new India equity derivatives products in June despite NSE dragging the overseas bourse to court for an interim injunction on the new products.

  • Sensex up by 126 points on Asian cues

    Mumbai: Markets saw a positive start today as the benchmark Sensex bounced by about 126 points, reversing its four-session losing streak, on the back of a firming trend at other Asian markets.

  • Sensex climbs 122 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Snapping a two-day falling streak, benchmark stock indices opened on a positive note today after BJP’s B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka.

  • Sensex plunges 245 points on political uncertainty, global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex tumbled over 245 points in early session today amid uncertainty over government formation in Karnataka and sustained foreign fund outflows.The 30-share index was trading lower by 245.23 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 35,298.71.

  • Sensex opens higher despite weak macro data   

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 53 points in early trade today despite disappointing macroeconomic data. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 289.52 points in the previous session, was trading higher by 53.21 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 35,589, with realty, oil and gas, healthcare, PSU, banking and capital goods stocks leading the gains.

  • Sensex climbs 134 pts ahead of macro data

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose about 134 points in early trade today as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data amid positive global cues.  Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of industrial production and inflation data, to be released after market hours, drove stocks higher, brokers said. The 30-share index went up 133.60 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 35,379.87. The gauge lost 73.08 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex slips 82 points on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 82 points in early trade today on weak global cues after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, fanning fears of an escalation in geopolitical tensions.  Crude oil prices zoomed past USD 76 per barrel mark amid foreign capital outflows and depreciating rupee. Asian shares ticked down as renewed US sanctions on Tehran were seen as disruptive for oil supplies.