Free Press Journal
  • Sensex closes 138 points up; auto stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday’s trade (provisional) 138 points or 0.72 percent up. There was good buying in automobile, oil and gas, metal, public sector undertakings (PSU) and consumer durables index stocks.

  • Sensex up 84 points in early trade; Tata Steel surges 6.45 pc

    Mumbai: Continuing rising streak for the fourth straight session, the BSE benchmark index Sensex rose over 84 points in early trade today on sustained buying by funds and retail investors after Tata Steel postedbetter-than-expected first quarter earnings amid a firming trend in Asian markets.

  • Sensex drops 171 pts as rupee plunges to record low vs dollar

    Mumbai: Fag-end buying triggered by strong European cues helped benchmark S&P BSE Sensex today partially recover from early losses to end 171 pts lower at 19,324.77 after positive US jobs data dragged rupee to record low.

  • Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak; down 353pts on low inflation

    Mumbai: Rising for the first time in four days, the BSE benchmark Sensex today gained a massive 350.77 points to close above the 19,000 level on all-round buying by funds as lower headline inflation revived hopes of a rate cut by RBI next week, amid smart recovery in global markets.

  • Sensex snaps three-day rally, down 13 pts; Sun Pharma shines

    Mumbai: Snapping a three-day winning run, the BSE benchmark Sensex today closed around 13 points lower as cautious investors booked profits in recent outperformers in financial, IT, and metal space ahead of monthly settlement in the derivative segment.

  • Sensex rises 153 pts to 1-mth high; HDFC Bank up, Wipro down

    Mumbai: Sharp rise in HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank shares ahead of quarterly earnings and firm hopes of a rate cut by RBI helped the BSE benchmark Sensex jump by 153.37 points to end today at one-month high level of 19,169.83.

  • Sensex ends FY’13 on a positive note, up 131 pts at 1-wk high

    Mumbai:  The BSE benchmark Sensex closed the 2012-13 financial year on a positive note with the index today jumping by 131.24 points to one-week high of 18,835.77 helped by heavy buying in ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T, ITC and ONGC shares, amid settlement of monthly derivative contracts.

  • Sensex down for 7th day, falls 54pts as political worries rise

    Mumbai: After rising 215 points in early trade on positive global cues after Cyprus clinched a bailout, the BSE benchmark Sensex today reversed gear on worries over domestic political developments with the index ending with a 54-point loss at 18,681.42, extending losses to seventh day.

  • Sensex down 143pts, bank shares fall on money laundering fears

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today fell by nearly 143 points on heavy selling in private banks, including ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, following government’s promise that action will be taken if any person is found guilty in the alleged money laundering scam.

  • Sensex logs 2013’s biggest rise to end at one-month high

    Mumbai: Driven by strong global buoyancy, Indian equities extended their spectacular bull-run for the fourth straight session as funds and investors combined for across the board buying leading the benchmark Sensex to post a 270-point upsurge, the biggest gain in 2013 so far, to end at one-month high of 19,683.23.

  • Sensex tumbles 235 pts on hike in freight rates

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex tumbled 235 points in mid-session trade today as selling pressure gathered momentum after a proposed freight hike in the railway budget.

  • Sensex extends losses; down 151 pts to end 2-mth low

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark S&P Sensex extended losses for the 4th straight week by slipping another 151 points to end the week at two-month low of 19,317.01 on persistent selling pressure from operators ahead of the Union Budget next week amidst uncertainty about US monetary policy.

  • Sensex down 73 points ahead of RBI policy announcement

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 73 points Monday on profit booking a day ahead of Reserve Bank of India’s mid-quarter monetary policy review and on government lowering the growth forecast for the financial year.

  • Sensex ends flat; capital goods, metal stocks lose

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday closed 31 points lower following selling pressure in capital goods, metals and public sector undertakings (PSU) stocks.

  • Sensex trades flat; IT, bank stocks down

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was Thursday trading 134 points lower, following selling pressure in information technology (IT), bank and capital goods stocks.

  • Sensex closes flat ahead of parliament vote

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday ended flat, ahead of a vote in parliament on foreign equity in retail trade.

  • On a bull run, Sensex rises another 169 points

    Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Friday made further gains of 169 points with good buying in metal, banks, public sector undertakings (PSU), consumer durables, and capital goods stocks.

  • Sensex tumbles 162 pts to two-month lows

    Mumbai: The Sensex today tumbled 162 points, extending its losing run to the sixth day, on fag-end selling after RBI dashed hopes of a rate cut and Samajwadi Party’s sudden announcement of candidates for 2014 polls made investors nervous over the political situation.
    Eurozone debt worries and rupee trading above 55-level against dollar also impacted the sentiment.