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  • Sensex extends gains, up 208 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending its post-RBI policy rally,  the BSE Sensex spurted 208 points in opening trade today on widespread buying, with banking, metal and realty sectors leading the gains. The benchmark had rallied 276 points yesterday after the RBI hiked the policy rate after a four-year pause on inflation concerns but maintained its neutral stance.

  • Market opens higher ahead of RBI policy decision

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of the RBI’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index recovered by 69.38 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 34,972.59. It had lost 419.17 points in the previous three sessions.

  • Sensex down 102 points in cautious trade

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex slipped below the key 35,000-mark in early trade today following losses in banking, power, realty and capital goods stocks. Investors are cautious ahead of RBI’s policy decision due tomorrow, brokers said.

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    Sensex extends gains on robust GDP data

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex advanced about 106 points in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second day following robust growth data for the March quarter.

  • Sensex suffers more losses, slides 214 points on global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex declined by over 214 points in opening trade today, extending yesterday’s fall, tracking a weak trend in global markets amid fresh concerns of a possible China-US trade war.

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    Sensex slips 57 points in early trade on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: Reversing early gains, the Sensex today declined over 57 points as investors booked profits in healthcare, banking, metal and realty sectors amid weak Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex was trading 57.30 points, or 0.16 per cent, lower at 35,108.18 in early deals. It touched a high of 35,232.44 in opening trade.

  • Sensex reclaims 35K-mark, rises over 150 points

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 35,000-mark by surging over 150 points in early trade today on easing geopolitical concerns and a sharp correction in global crude prices.

  • Sensex recoups 153 points on global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded about 153 points in opening trade today on fresh buying in IT, teck, capital goods and healthcare counters amid mixed overseas cues. Buying by domestic institutional investors and strengthening rupee also supported the recovery, brokers said.

  • Sensex down 61 points in opening trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slipped almost 61 points in opening trade today on heavy selling in metals, realty energy and auto stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds.

  • Sensex up by 126 points on Asian cues

    Mumbai: Markets saw a positive start today as the benchmark Sensex bounced by about 126 points, reversing its four-session losing streak, on the back of a firming trend at other Asian markets.

  • Sensex climbs 122 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Snapping a two-day falling streak, benchmark stock indices opened on a positive note today after BJP’s B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka.

  • Sensex soars 128 points in early trade on firm global cues   

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets. Unabated buying by domestic institutional investors fuelled the uptrend, brokers said. The 30-share Sensex, which gained 403.97 points in the previous three sessions, added 128.08 points, or 0.36 per cent, at 35,447.43.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of US Fed policy outcome

    Mumbai: BSE benchmark Sensex rose nearly 200 points in opening trade today only to turn cautious tracking negative global cues ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy announcement scheduled later in the day.

  • Sensex tops 35K-mark, Nifty above 10,700

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 35,000-mark and Nifty went past 10,700 today on sustained buying by participants, driven by strong corporate earnings and positive global cues. The 30-share index again crossed the 35,000-mark by surging 228.73 points, or 0.65 per cent, to trade at 35,198.43.

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    Sensex soars 180 points as May F&O series opens strong

    Mumbai: The Sensex rallied about 180 points to 34,893.20 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second straight day as the May derivatives series took off on a strong footing amid encouraging earnings and positive Asian cues.

  • Sensex recovers 57 points ahead of F&O expiry

    Mumbai: Benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded over 57 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid mixed trend in other Asian bourses. Short-covering of bets today being the last session of April expiry in the derivatives segment supported the recovery.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn negative on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex started on a negative note, shedding over 100 points today, on weak global cues and rupee depreciation against the US dollar. Asian shares fell across the board, following an overnight drop in US stocks. Rising US bond yields and crude oil prices too worried investors.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on mixed global cues

    Mumbai: Domestic equities opened on a choppy note today tracking mixed cues from other Asian markets, ahead of F&O expiry later this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex, which had lost 11.71 points in the previous session on Friday, rose 78.11 points, only to turn negative within minutes of session opening. The 30-share index was trading 15.24 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower at 34,400.34, with metals and banking stocks leading the losses.

  • Sensex falls over 50 points on negative global cues, weak rupee

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex declined by about 80 points in early session today, in tandem with weak global cues amid rupee’s plunge below the 66 mark. Besides, the release of the minutes of last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on April 4-5, indicating the Reserve Bank of India may shift to a hawkish monetary stance in June, weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Sensex rises over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,500

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 100 points in early trade today tracking strong Asian cues supported by a rally in oil prices and easing global trade concerns.