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  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex begins FY19 on a firm note, rises over 100 pts

    Mumbai: Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues. The 30-share BSE benchmark, which had lost 205.71 points on the last session of FY18 on Wednesday, rose 133.32 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 33,102.00.

  • Sensex slips over 150 points on F&O expiry, weak global cues

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-session rising streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 150 points in early trade today as investors offloaded positions ahead of March F&O expiry and financial year ending.

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    Sensex rises over 200 pts, Nifty tests 10,200

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex extended yesterday’s gains by rising over 200 points in early trade today, tracking firm global cues on reports of trade negotiations between the US and China, easing fears of a trade war. Investor sentiment was buoyed after the government announced borrowing of Rs 2.88 lakh crore in the April-September period of 2018-19, lower than Rs 3.72 lakh crore it had borrowed in the first half of the current

  • Sensex spurts 470 points on banks support

    Mumbai: Indian equities staged a strong comeback after two days of decline, with the flagship BSE Sensex surging by nearly 470 points to end at 33,066 as participants accumulated recently beaten-down banking, metal and consumer durable stocks.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex extended volatility for the third straight day by shedding over 60 points in early trade today on selling by domestic institutional investors amid weakness in Asian markets on trade war concerns. Selling pressure on IT, Teck and oil & gas stocks, too, weighed on market sentiment. The 30-share index slipped 60.10 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 32,536.44.

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    Sensex plunges over 400 points, Nifty cracks below 10,000

    Mumbai: Domestic equities took a beating today amid global selloff after US President Donald Trump imposed USD 60 billion tariffs on Chinese imports — a move that has fuelled fears of a global trade war.

  • Rupee up 9 paise against dollar on Fed rate hike

    Mumbai: The rupee rose 9 paise against the US dollar to 65.12 in early trade at the interbank forex market today amid weakness in the greenback after the US Fed raised benchmark lending rate by 25 bps. The rupee rose 9 paise against the US dollar to 65.12 in early trade at the interbank forex market today amid weakness in the greenback after the US Fed raised benchmark lending rate by 25 bps. The

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    Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty nears 10,200

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 100 points in early trade today, extending gains for the third session, after US Federal Reserve announced the widely-expected hike in key lending rate.

  • Sensex rises 74 pts in volatile trade ahead of US Fed meet

    Mumbai: Reversing a five-session slide, benchmark Sensex rose 74 points to end at 32,996.76 today in choppy trade as participants accumulated recently beaten down IT, telecom and auto stocks amid foreign capital inflows.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn choppy in early trade; metal stocks fall

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex turned choppy in early trade today amid weak global cues and a widened current account deficit, which rose to 2 per cent of the GDP at USD 13.5 billion in the December quarter.

  • INDIA-ECONOMY-POLITICS

    Sensex falls 509.54 points; Nifty slips below 10,200

    Mumbai: The market indices closed significantly lower on Friday evening in response to massive political upheaval that followed Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) withdrawal from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The BSE’s Sensex plunged by 509.54 points to 33,176.00, while the Nifty closed 165 points lower to 10,195.15.

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    Sensex, Nifty dip post TDP’s withdrawal from NDA

    Mumbai: Market indices fell sharply in Friday morning trade after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) pulled out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

  • Rupee inches 2 paise higher to 64.92 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee edged 2 paise higher to 64.91 against the American currency in late morning deals on bouts of dollar-selling from banks and exporters. The rupee opened lower at 64.98 against the dollar after yesterday’s close of 64.93 at the inter-bank foreign exchange here. The domestic unit swung between gains and losses and hovered between 64.88 and 64.98 in morning deals. It was trading at 64.91 at 1030 hrs. ‘The dollar gains overseas influenced

  • Sensex slips 130 pts on weak global cues, Nifty tests 10,300

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 130 points in early trade today amid weak Asian cues and selling on oil & gas, metals, power, PSU and IT counters. Brokers said persistent selling by investors and capital outflows by foreign funds and a weak trend in Asian bourses, due to increased concerns over the prospect of a global trade war, dampened market sentiment.

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    Sensex extends losses, down 66 ponits; Nifty below 10,400

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex extended losses for the third straight day by shedding over 66 points in early trade today on selling by domestic institutional investors and foreign funds amid mixed Asian cues.