Free Press Journal
  • Budget 2016: Yechury says, budget cannot be another exercise in ‘Jumlanomics’

    New Delhi: Asserting that the Centre must train their focus solely on improving people’s livelihoods, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Monday that the Annual Budget cannot be another exercise in ‘Jumlanomics’ and that it must be in the service of the common man.

  • Budget 2016: Have formed Budget keeping all suggestions, advice in mind

    New Delhi: Ahead of the announcement of the 2016 Annual Budget today, Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Jayant Sinha said, that under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi a wholesome Budget had been formed, keeping the suggestions of everyone in mind.

  • Sensex

    Budget 2016: Sensex, Nifty open flat ahead today

    New Delhi: The market opened in green on the crucial Budget day with the Sensex gearing up 67.00 points or 0.3 percent at 23221.30.

  • Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty show weekly loss of more than 2%

    Mumbai: Stocks: Both the indices, the BSE benchmark Sensex and NSE Nifty dropped by more than two per cent in spite of fag-end recovery in the domestic equity market following Economic Survey which came days before the Union Budget projected the economy to grow at 7-7.75 per cent in 2016-17.

  • Sensex down

    Caution-selling dents markets, Sensex recedes by 317 points

    Mumbai: Caution-selling, combined with profit-booking and negative global indices, dragged the Indian equity markets lower during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday. Consequently, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE receded by 317 points, or 1.33 percent. Similarly, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded in the red. It edged down by 107.05 points, or 1.48 percent, at 7,127.50 points.

  • Sensex closes 80 pts down, Nifty drags at 7250 level

    Mumbai: The market sentiments on ended on a slightly higher note with the Sensex trading at 23788.79, up 79.64 points or 0.3 percent. The Nifty on the other hand managed to trail at 7234.55 rising 23.80 points or 0.3 percent.

  • Sensex

    Sensex snaps 2-week losing streak, bounces back 723 pts

    Mumbai: Stocks- The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex snapped two-week losing streak, recovering by 723 points on fag-end buying by operators ahead of the expiry of futures and options February contract next week.

  • Sensex pulls off biggest weekly gain in 4 months

    Mumbai : Stocks came up with their best weekly gain since October as the benchmark Sensex shook off its early losses and ended the day higher by 60 points on the back of some fag-end buying in auto, technology and banking sectors. For the week, the Sensex soared 723.03 points, or 3.14 per cent, and Nifty 229.80 points, or 3.29 per cent.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex rises 267 pts tracking global stocks, oil

    Mumbai: Equities jumped for a second day as the market benchmark Sensex climbed by 267.35 points to a one-week high of 23,649.22 on across-the-board buying led by IT and healthcare stocks, in line with a firming global trend.

  • Sensex rebounds 568 pts to jump most since Jan 2015

    Mumbai : In a major bounce back, the market benchmark Sensex today zoomed by 568 points to 23,554.12 — its biggest single-day gain in more than a year — as domestic investors heavily bought into recently battered banking stocks amid sharp recovery in Asian indexes.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex zooms 568 pts to jump most since Jan 2015

    Mumbai: After logging its worst weekly fall in over six years, the benchmark BSE Sensex today soared by 568 points to 23,554.12 — index’s biggest single-day gain in more than a year — as recently battered banking stocks perked up along with sharp recovery in Asian markets.

  • Sensex crash

    Sensex, Nifty tumble to 21-month low on heavy selling

    Mumbai – Stocks Markets continued to fall for the second consecutive week due to persistent selling from operators and investors on concerns over global economy and weak results from banks.

  • Sensex sheds 262 points to hit 21-month low

    Mumbai :  Market benchmark, the  Sensex heavily lost ground on Wednesday and slumped by 262 points to hit a 21-month low despite firm European equities and positive US index futures as domestic lenders came under heavy selling pressure after posting disappointing quarterly numbers. The NSE Nifty also fell to its lowest level in 21 months. Country’s largest lender SBI fell by 4.82 per cent to Rs 158.95 ahead of its financial results, while

  • Sensex

    Disappointing Q3 results drag equity markets lower

    Mumbai: Disappointing earning results, coupled with negative global cues and a slump in crude oil prices dragged the Indian equity markets to their lowest levels in 2016 on Wednesday. This led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close the day’s trade down 262 points. Selling frenzy led to both the bellwether indices of the Indian equity markets to trade at levels which were last seen during May 2014. The

  • Sensex slumps 266 pts as IT stocks drag

    Mumbai: Market benchmark, the Sensex slumped for a second straight day as it fell by 266.44 points to 24,020.98 on sustained exodus of global investors from risky assets while IT stocks tanked after Cognizant lowered revenue guidance for the year. Besides, the broader NSE Nifty cracked below 7,300-level.