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  • Sensex rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 11,400 mark

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade today gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in metal, realty and banking stocks after the US and China agreed to resume trade talks last night. Taking positive cues from global equities, the 30-share index was trading higher by 262.91 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 37,926.47. The index had lost 188.44 points in the previous session.

  • Currency moving towards real value, says Niti

    NEW DELHI: As rupee continued to fall to new record lows on Thursday, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the Indian currency was overvalued and is moving towards its real value, and that it will not hurt the Indian economy.

  • Sensex falls 188 points on global cues, weak macro data

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex tumbled over 188 points to close at 37,663.56 today, tracking weak global cues on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis amid sustained foreign fund outflows.

  • Rupee collapses to life-time low of 70.09 against US dollar

    Mumbai: Reversing all its early gains, the rupee today collapsed to a life-time low of 70.09 against the US dollar, falling 16 paise amid fears that Turkish economic crisis could lead to a global financial meltdown.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex dives 224 pts as Turkish crisis frightens investors

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today logged its second straight session loss, tumbling over 224 points to a near two-week low of 37,645 on massive sell-offs mainly in financial stocks as the battered rupee and Turkish financial crisis spooked investors. The broader NSE Nifty too fell by 73.75 points to end at 11,355.75. The Indian rupee today plummeted to its life-time low of 69.85 (intra-day) against the US dollar, tracking global cues.

  • Sensex falls 155 points on profit-booking, global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled over 155 points today to close below the 38,000-mark as investors booked profits amid lacklustre global cues. SBI was the biggest loser in the Sensex pack, diving 3.79 per cent, after the lender reported a hefty loss of Rs 4,876 crore for the June quarter.

  • Sensex retreats from record high, down 106 points

    Mumbai: Retreating from its lifetime high, the BSE Sensex dropped 106 points in opening trade today on profit-booking in recent gainers amid a weak trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share barometer fell by 106.02 points or 0.27 per cent to 37,918.35, with banking, PSU, metal, realty and FMCG stocks falling up to 0.30 per cent.

  • Sensex zooms 137 points, closes above 38k-mark for first time

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex soared 137 points today to close above the 38,000-mark for the first time, while the broader Nifty too ended at a fresh lifetime high on unabated buying by participants. ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging 4.64 per cent, followed by Axis Bank at 3.86 per cent and SBI 2.53 per cent.

  • Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty surge to record highs

    Mumbai: Benchmarks ended at fresh lifetime highs today, powered by a rally in market heavyweight RIL and banking stocks amid mixed global cues.

  • 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 slips from record on profit-booking; Nifty end at new high

    Mumbai: BSE Sensex retreated from record levels to end marginally down by 26.09 points at 37,665.80 today in a volatile trade as investors booked profit in recent gainers such as Reliance Industries, Adani Ports and SBI.

  • 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.

  • 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 rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 11,300 mark

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade today gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in rate-sensitive realty, auto and banking stocks. The 30-share index was trading higher by 253.38 points, or 0.68 per cent, at 37,418.54.