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    Sensex builds on gains, up 187 points in early trade  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 187 points in early trade today, extending yesterday’s rally on robust buying in IT, energy and banking stocks amid unabated purchases by domestic institutional investors. Asian shares were mixed after US President Donald Trump cancelled a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • 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 opens higher despite weak macro data   

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 53 points in early trade today despite disappointing macroeconomic data. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 289.52 points in the previous session, was trading higher by 53.21 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 35,589, with realty, oil and gas, healthcare, PSU, banking and capital goods stocks leading the gains.

  • Sensex climbs 134 pts ahead of macro data

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose about 134 points in early trade today as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data amid positive global cues.  Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of industrial production and inflation data, to be released after market hours, drove stocks higher, brokers said. The 30-share index went up 133.60 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 35,379.87. The gauge lost 73.08 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex slips 82 points on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 82 points in early trade today on weak global cues after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, fanning fears of an escalation in geopolitical tensions.  Crude oil prices zoomed past USD 76 per barrel mark amid foreign capital outflows and depreciating rupee. Asian shares ticked down as renewed US sanctions on Tehran were seen as disruptive for oil supplies.

  • Sensex pares gains, up 95 points in late morning deals

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex pared initial gains to trade 95.49 points higher in late morning deals, led by buying in banking, energy, realty and healthcare sectors amid higher Asian cues.  ICICI Bank surged nearly 7 per cent despite a slump in Q4 net profit due to a sharp rise in provisions for bad loans. The 30-share index was trading higher at 35,303.63 at 1045 hrs, showing a gain of 95.49 points, or

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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 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.

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    Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty nears 10,600

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 100 points in early trade today, continuing its winning spree for the 10th straight session, on positive global leads and sustained buying by domestic institutional investors. The 30-share index moved higher by 110.13 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 34,505.19. The gauge had gained 1,375.99 points in the previous nine sessions.

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    Sensex extends gains on normal monsoon forecast

    Mumbai: Extending its rising streak for the ninth session, the benchmark BSE Sensex advanced nearly 100 points in opening trade today, after forecast of a normal monsoon for the year.

  • Indore: 4 including woman held for duping investors

    Indore: The city crime branch police on Friday arrested four persons including a woman for duping people in the name of ensuring rich dividends to them on investment in stock market. The woman worked as an executive who guided the clients for investing in stock market. Two of her accomplices are on the run.