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  • Sensex zooms 305 points on value-buying; ends at 37,717

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex Wednesday surged about 305 points to end at 37,717.96, spurred by bargain-hunting in FMCG, metal and capital goods stocks amid a recovery in the rupee.

  • 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 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”.

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    Sensex soars 460 pts, Nifty regains 7,800-mark on global cues

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex today zoomed over 460 points — its biggest single-session gain in nearly four weeks — to end at 25,688.86 and the broader NSE Nifty recaptured the 7,800-mark on a flurry of buying by foreign funds and retail investors amid a firm trend overseas.

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    Sensex, Nifty gains 130, 45.75 pts high respectively

    New Delhi: The Sensex rose 130.01 points to 25399.65 and the Nifty climbed 45.75 points to 7758.80 in the market closing on Monday. The breadth remained strong throughout the session.

  • Sensex logs gains for 5th day in choppy trade, up 13 points

    Mumbai: After registering its best weekly performance in over four years, the benchmark Sensex today closed in the positive territory for the fifth straight day by edging up 13 points as investors bolstered their bets amid inflows by foreign funds.

  • Sensex gains 40 pts, posts best weekly gain in 4 years

    Mumbai: Moving sideways throughout, the benchmark Sensex managed to close the session with a paltry gain of about 40 points at a one-month high of 24,646.48 on heightened chances of RBI delivering a policy rate cut sooner than later.

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    Sensex extends gains for 2nd day, up 278 pts on value-buying

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex rose for a second straight day by surging over 278 points, led by a rally in recently beaten-down bluechip stocks, trimming weekly loss amid mixed Asian cues and a better start in Europe and firm US index futures ahead of jobs data.

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    Sensex snaps 3-day losing run as global shares rise with oil

    Mumbai: Equities rose for the first time in four days to recover from a over two-week low, tracking global markets after crude prices jumped sharply on signals that the Federal Reserve will be cautious in raising US interest rates. Market benchmark Sensex recovered by 115 points to end at 24,338.43 on value-buying in recently beaten-down stocks.

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    Sensex moves sideways, but extends gains for 3rd day

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex oscillated for the most part of the session, but notched up gains for the third straight day as investors played safe ahead of the January derivatives expiry tomorrow amid a mixed trend overseas. Sustained outflows by foreign funds and a mixed global trend ahead of the outcome of the US Fed’s two-day policy meet later in the day kept sentiment fragile.

  • Sensex at about 1-month high, climbs 195 pts to reclaim 26,000

    Mumbai The benchmark Sensex today bounced back by over 195 points to close above the 26,000-level at 26.034.13 — nearly a month high — on a host of factors, including value buying in beaten-down blue-chips, amid thin year-end trading and a mixed global trend.

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    Sensex gets cracking again, jumps 217 pts on global cues

    Mumbai: The bulls firmly took back control on Monday after a day’s pause as the benchmark S nsex sprinted almost 217 points to 25,735.90 driven by a rally in banking, and metal stocks and firm overseas leads. The NSE Nifty too regained the psychological 7,800-mark. After opening weak, the 30-share Sensex slipped further on profit-booking and prevailing confusion over the GST Bill. But it bounced back strongly and closed higher by 216.68 points,

  • Sensex gains 271 points in afternoon session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday surged 271.21 points or 1.06 percent during the afternoon session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also surged 75.95 points or 0.97 percent and was trading at 7,905.05 points.

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    Sensex closes 357 points up on global rally

    Mumbai: A global rally sponsored by reforms and stimulus measures by the Chinese government supported the Indian equity markets leading to a barometer index closing with gains of 357 points.

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    Sensex sprints 518 pts, biggest single-day gain in 7 months

    Mumbai: Marking its biggest single-day rise in nearly seven months, the benchmark BSE Sensex today leapt 518 points to reclaim the 28,000-level after WPI inflation for July fell further. Wholesale price index-based inflation fell to (-)4.05 per cent in July, from (-)2.40 per cent in June.

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    Sensex up 63 points, Nifty retakes 8,600 in early trade

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex recouped over 62 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,600-mark in early trade today on the back of value-buying in oil and gas, technology, healthcare and realty amid a mixed Asian trend. The 30-share barometer rose 62.59 points, or 0.22 per cent to 28,298.98. The gauge had lost 61.74 points in the previous session. The broader Nifty recaptured the 8,600-level by rising 43.75 points, or 0.51 per cent, to 8,608.35. Brokers said

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    Sensex gains 165 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading 164.61 points or 0.59 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 51.15 points or 0.60 percent up at 8,568.05 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,138.04 points, was trading at 28,236.54 points (at 9.30 a.m.) in the early

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    Sensex gains 60 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading 59.85 points or 0.21 percent up during the morning session.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 8.55 points or 0.10 percent up at 8,541.40 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,089.09 points, was trading at 28,174.41 points (at 9.18 a.m.) in