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  • BSE Sensex tumbles ahead of F&O expiry

    Mumbai : Markets swung into weakness for the second day as the Sensex on Wednesday closed just above 30,300 and the Nifty gave up control of 9,400 with no let-up in selling by foreign investors ahead of the derivatives expiry.

  • Sensex tumbles 206 points

    Mumbai : Benchmark Sensex tumbled 206 points, while the broader Nifty closed below the 9,400-mark on Tuesday as investors booked profits amid volatile global cues in the aftermath of a terror attack in the UK.

  • High-flying stocks catch breath, Sensex, Nifty off record

    Mumbai: Stocks took a breather today after three days of a dizzying rally as both the Sensex and the Nifty came down from life highs owing to rush among investors to take profit, sobered by caution in global markets.

  • BSE chief executive cautions investors against euphoria

    Mumbai : As the market barometer Sensex closed above the 30,000-mark for the first time Wednesday, the BSE cautioned investors not to be carried away by the “euphoria” and refrain from investing in penny stocks.

  • Markets on fire: Sensex, Nifty & Rupee scale new heights

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex shot up by over 128 points to 30,071.61 and the NSE Nifty scaled 9,343.15 — both lifetime highs — in opening trade on Wednesday on sustained buying by retail investors amid high foreign fund inflows. Encouraging earnings and positive Asian cues also contributed to the stellar show of the bourses.

  • Nifty scales lifetime high, Sensex nears 30,000-mark

    Mumbai : Benchmark Nifty closed above the 9,300-mark for the first time in its history on Tuesday, while the Sensex soared 287 points to a three-week high on widespread buying, spurred by strong results and upbeat global cues.

  • BSE gains 291 points

    Mumbai : Market benchmark Sensex rebounded 291 points, its biggest single session gain in nearly 6 weeks, to end at a two-week high of 29,656 ahead of RIL quarterly results, coupled with positive global cues. Also, the NSE Nifty regained the 9,200 mark.

  • Sensex, Nifty rally to record high, all eyes on RBI

    Mumbai: Markets continued their record-setting march for yet another session on Wednesday with the Sensex rising 64.02 points to end at a new peak of 29,974.24, powered by a strong rally in RIL, Maruti Suzuki and L&T.

  • Sensex down by 184 points

    Mumbai : Market gave a poor account of itself as the Sensex tumbled over 184 points on first day of the week to end at 29,237, with heavyweight RIL struggling in the wake of the Sebi ban. On the other hand, the general global weakness stemmed from investors’ doubts about future policies of US President Donald Trump, who failed to push through his much-hyped healthcare legislation, which cast its shadow on local stocks

  • Sensex, Nifty open flat, while D-Mart makes spectacular debut at 102% premium over issue price

    Domestic markets on Tuesday opened flat on the back of mixed global cues. At 0920 hours BSE Sensex was trading at 29,545.03, up 26.29 points or 0.09%, while NSE Nifty was trading at 9,136.30, up 9.45 points or 0.10%. The operator of supermarket retail chain D-mart, Avenue Spuremarts (ASL) made a spectacular debut on BSE. Avenue Supermarts has recently closed its Rs 1,870 crore initial public offering. The D- Mart was listed at Rs

  • BSE Sensex

    Nifty takes a leap, hits record 9,123 on BJP’s poll success in UP and Uttarakhand

    Mumbai: Despite anticipation of a hike in the interest rate by the US Federal Reserve, the rupee on Tuesday rose by a whopping 78 paise against the dollar as good results by the BJP in the just-concluded Assembly polls buoyed market sentiment.

  • Sensex hovers at 4-month high on Budget rally

    Mumbai: The Budget rally entered the second day on Thursday after the Sensex closed at nearly a 4-month high of 28,227, underpinned by healthcare and IT stocks amid mixed global shares.

  • Budget 2017: Sensex does a high-five to Budget, soars 400 points

    Mumbai: Cheering Budget proposals of infusing Rs 10,000 crore in public sector banks and keeping long-term  capital gains tax unchanged for the capital markets, the benchmark Sensex regained the 28,000-mark by soaring over 400 points at mid-session today.

  • Nifty above 8400, Sensex flat; HCL Tech, Bharti down

    New Delhi: The market on Tuesday opened flat with the Nifty above 8400. It traded up 23.65 points or 0.3 percent at 8415.15 while the Sensex traded up 73.91 points or 0.3 percent at 27191.25.

  • Sensex bounces, gains 82.84 points

    Mumbai: Investors set out for bargain hunting on Monday that helped the benchmark Sensex stage a modest recovery at 27,117 at the close as hopes grew that the upcoming Budget on February 1 would contain steps that can ease the impact of the cash ban.The 30-share Sensex moved both ways before settling at 27,117.34, up 82.84 points, or 0.31 per cent. Intra-day, it moved between 26,963.58 and 27,167.79.

  • Sensex gains 50.96 points

    Mumbai : Bringing up the second day of gains, equities showed signs of consolidation after the benchmark Sensex closed at 27,309 as investors tried to strike a fine balance between new policies of US President-elect Donald Trump and the domestic budget, which is a few days away.

  • Sensex gains 21.98 points

    Mumbai: Market took comfort from the government’s move to put FPI taxation on hold as the Sensex finished the day at 27,258 with minor gains and the Nifty got back to the top of the crucial 8,400 mark amid firm global leads.

  • Sensex gains 50.11 points

    Mumbai: The stocks on Monday showed resilience in the face of lurking inflation fears as the Sensex edged up to end at 27,288, helped by financial stocks, amid buzz that the finance ministry is likely to finalise the capital infusion plan for public sector banks.

  • Sensex, Nifty losses in volatile trading

    New Delhi : In a highly volatile session, Sensex on Friday ended marginally lower at 27,238 and Nifty at 8,400, breaking their three-session winning spree, after a plunge in market heavyweights TCS and Infosys, but positive macroeconomic data restricted the overall fall to some extent. On a weekly basis, both key indices Sensex and Nifty recorded a rise of 478.83 points, or 1.78 per cent, and 156.55 points, or 1.89 per cent, respectively.