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  • Sensex retreats from record high, down 106 points

    Mumbai: Retreating from its lifetime high, the BSE Sensex dropped 106 points in opening trade today on profit-booking in recent gainers amid a weak trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share barometer fell by 106.02 points or 0.27 per cent to 37,918.35, with banking, PSU, metal, realty and FMCG stocks falling up to 0.30 per cent.

  • Sensex zooms 137 points, closes above 38k-mark for first time

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex soared 137 points today to close above the 38,000-mark for the first time, while the broader Nifty too ended at a fresh lifetime high on unabated buying by participants. ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging 4.64 per cent, followed by Axis Bank at 3.86 per cent and SBI 2.53 per cent.

  • Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors.

  • Sensex rises 110 points, Nifty above 10,400

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex rose over 110 points while the Nifty recaptured the 11,400-mark in opening trade today on unabated buying by foreign funds amid firm Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex advanced by 110.06 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 37,775.86. The gauge had slipped 26.09 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex, Nifty open at record high; pare gains amid trade war worries

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex pared initial gains after hitting a record high of 37,876.87 in early trade today as investors turned cautious amid escalating global trade war concerns. The 30-share index rose 184.98 points, or 0.49 per cent, to hit a new peak of 37,876.87. Market sentiment, however, turned cautious as the index pared gains trading 40.13 points, or 0.11 per cent higher at 37,732.02 at 0950 Hrs.

  • Sensex hits record high of 37,790; Nifty breaches 11,400 mark

    Mumbai: Extending Friday’s rally, the benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points to record a new high of 37,790.72 in early trade, and NSE Nifty breached the 11,400 mark today on widespread buying by consumer durables, PSU and banking counters amid firm Asian cues.

  • Sensex rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 11,300 mark

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback in early trade today gaining over 250 points on widespread buying by participants in rate-sensitive realty, auto and banking stocks. The 30-share index was trading higher by 253.38 points, or 0.68 per cent, at 37,418.54.

  • Sensex falls over 200 points, Nifty slips below 11,300

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex dropped over 200 points to 37,373.08 today on heavy selling in metal, auto, banking, capital and realty stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds after the RBI yesterday hiked repo rate rate for the second time in two months.

  • 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, 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, 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.