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  • Sensex, Nifty scale fresh lifetime highs ahead of RBI policy decision

    Mumbai: Breaking all previous records, the BSE Sensex advanced by over 80 points to hit a new peak of 37,690.23, while the Nifty scaled a fresh high of 11,378.95 in opening trade ahead of the Reserve Bank’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index surged 83.65 points, or 0.22 per cent, to an all-time high of 37,690.23.

  • Sensex falls over 100 pts to snap six-day record run

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex slipped from life highs to fall over 100 points to 37,381.05 today as markets took a breather after six consecutive record-setting sessions. Weak trend in other Asian markets, muted earnings and fresh foreign capital outflows weighed on investor sentiment here.

  • Sensex hits all-time high of 37,496.80; Nifty hits 11,300

    Mumbai: Smashing all previous records, the BSE Sensex rose by over 150 points to 37,496.80, while the Nifty hit a fresh high of 11,300 in opening trade ahead of RBI policy meet beginning today.

  • Sensex breaches 37,000-mark for first time; Nifty hits new peak at 11,100

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit the 37,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in capital goods, FMCG, realty and banking stocks amid heavy buying by domestic institutional investors and positive global cues. NSE Nifty too touched a new peak of 11,172.20.

  • Sensex ends at record high for 3rd day on fund inflows

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose 33.13 points to close at a fresh lifetime high of 36,858.23 today, riding on gains in metal, energy and banking stocks amid sustained buying by domestic and foreign institutional investors. Covering-up of short positions by participants ahead of July futures and options (F&O) expiry tomorrow also supported the upmove, brokers said.

  • Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks on earnings optimism      

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty closed at life-time high levels today after robust buying in metal, realty and capital goods stocks on the back of encouraging earnings. The BSE Sensex continued its record setting spree for a second day as it gained 106.50 points to close at fresh peak of 36,825.10.

  • Sensex opens 100 points higher after GST Council cuts rates

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today led by gains in FMCG stocks after the GST Council on Saturday cut rates on over 100 items, amid fresh capital inflows by foreign funds and strengthening rupee.

  • Sensex opens 142 points higher, Nifty turn volatile; midcap stocks crack

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex turned volatile after opening on a positive note in early trade today amid weakness in banking, pharma, metals, realty and IT stocks. The 30-share index was trading flat at 36,373.23 after beginning the session 142.14 points higher. The index had lost 146.52 points in the previous session.

  • 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”.

  • Sensex recovers 196 pts on sharp fall in crude prices

    Mumbai: The Sensex today rebounded by over 196 points to close at 36,519.96 as oil, metal and PSU stocks rallied after a sharp drop in global crude oil prices. Sentiment got a boost after crude oil prices in global markets dropped by over 4 per cent yesterday owing to oversupply fears, helping the rupee to strengthen against the dollar, brokers said.

  • Sensex falls 218 pts, Nifty below 11k as WPI inflation races to 4-yr high

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped by around 218 points or 0.60 per cent due to sell-off in banking, pharma, and metal stocks as investors turned cautious after wholesale inflation surged to a four-year high. The broad-based Nifty cracked below the 11,000-mark as 35 of its constituents closed in the red, led by Dr Reddy’s, Tata Steel and Lupin.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned choppy after rising over 117 points in opening trade, amid weak Asian cues and foreign fund outflows. The broader Nifty, too, slipped below the 11,000-mark. The 30-share index fell 74.69 points, or 0.20 per cent, to 36,466.94 after touching a high of 36,558.71 in opening trade.

  • Sensex slips from record on profit-booking

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex retreated from record high to end flat at 36,541.63 today in volatile trade as investors booked profit in recent gainers despite firm global cues.

  • Sensex hits fresh record high on firm global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit a fresh record high of 36,740.07 points in opening session today driven by smart gains in Infosys, Coal India and Wipro, despite weak macroeconomic data released yesterday.