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  • Sensex cracks 34,000-mark, Nifty below 10,200 on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex Tuesday extended its losing spree for the fourth straight day and dipped below the 34,000-mark in early trade, on unabated foreign fund outflows and selling by domestic institutional investors amid weakness in Asian markets.

  • Sensex plummets 464 points on liquidity concerns; RIL, NBFCs drag         

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by 464 points or 1.33 per cent to close at 34,315.63 points due to losses in index major Reliance Industries, HDFC and Infosys. The broader NSE Nifty too fell over 150 points to crack below the 10,400-mark as financials, IT and energy stocks declined.

  • Sensex cracks 408 points on global sell-off; Nifty below 10,400

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex sank over 408 points in early trade Friday on heavy selling in IT, energy and banking stocks triggered by weak trends in global markets. The broader NSE Nifty dipped below the 10,400-mark as 32 of its constituents led by Indiabulls Housing Finance dropped. The NSE Nifty index fell 80.85 points, or 0.77 per cent, at 10,372.30.

  • Sensex jumps 267 points tracking global cues, strong earnings

    Mumbai: The equity benchmark Sensex rallied for the fourth straight session Wednesday, and jumped 267 points, on encouraging second quarter earnings by tech major Infosys and positive global cues. The 30- share Sensex soared 267.26 points, or 0.76 per cent, to 35,429.74. It had rallied 1,161 points in the previous three sessions.

  • Sensex slips 71 points on negative economic data, weak rupee

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex after reclaiming the 35,000-mark fell 71 points to quote at 34,662.73 Monday, as the IIP slipped to a three-month low in August and retail inflation rose marginally in September. Besides, weak Asian cues on worries over China-Us trade dispute influenced sentiment.

  • Sensex recovers over 600 points ahead of key macro data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback by recovering over 600 points in opening trade Friday following fresh purchases made by domestic investors ahead of key macroeconomic data to be released later in the day, fall in global crude prices and rupee recovery.

  • Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty above 10,300

    Mumbai: BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 200 points in early trade Wednesday following gains in auto, metals and banking stocks amid unabated buying by domestic institutional investors and rupee recovery. The 30-share index spurted 220.38 points, or 0.64 per cent, to 34,519.85. The barometer had lost 175 points on Tuesday.

  • Rupee recovers 18 paise against US dollar  

    Mumbai: The rupee made a cautious recovery of 18 paise to 73.88 against the US dollar Tuesday on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters. Besides, the dollar’s overseas weakness, easing global crude oil price and higher opening in the domestic stock market supported recovery in the domestic unit, traders said.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on mixed global cues  

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices turned choppy Tuesday as investors turned cautious amid mixed global cues. The benchmark BSE Sensex opened 150 points higher on buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and rupee recovery.

  • Sensex falls over 150 points, Nifty slips below 10,300

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 150 points and the NSE Nifty dropped below the 10,300-level in early trade Monday on unabated foreign fund outflow amid weak Asian cues and the weakness in rupee. Falling for the fourth straight session, the BSE 30-share barometer fell 169.20 points, or 0.53 per cent, to 34,207.79 after hitting a low of 34,106.24.

  • Sensex drops below 35,000-mark ahead of RBI policy outcome

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 300 points Friday, extending its losing run for the third day, ahead of the RBI’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome amid weak global cues. The 30-share index after cracking the 35,000-mark by falling over 335 points to touch a low of 34,833.81, pared some losses to quote 194.44 points, or 0.55 per cent lower at 34,974.72.

  • Sensex tanks over 500 pts on weak global cues, sinking rupee

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex cracked over 500 points in early session Thursday as rupee hit another low amid weak global cues and fears of widening current account of deficit. The international benchmark Brent crude breached the US 86 per barrel level, nearing its four-year high.

  • Sensex falls over 200 pts, Nifty slips below 11,000

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 200 points and the NSE Nifty dropped below the 11,000-level in early trade Wednesday after the rupee dropped to a new low amid sustained foreign fund outflows and surging crude oil prices.

  • Sensex sees mixed trends in early trade

    Mumbai: The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex recovered after falling marginally in early trade Monday amid mixed global trends. After slipping over 60 points, the index gained around 46 points to trade at 36,273.54 points. The broader Nifty index was trading almost flat at 10,920.80. The  Reserve Bank of India’s policy meeting, macro economic data announcements and trends in crude oil prices are expected to be the key factors for market movements this

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on F&O expiry

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty gave up most of their initial gains after investors turned cautious ahead of September futures and options (F&O) expiry Thursday amid weak Asian cues after the US Fed raised interest rates for the third time this year.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy ahead of US Fed policy outcome

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex turned choppy after surging over 200 points in early trade Wednesday, ahead of US Federal Reserve’s policy outcome due later in the day amid mixed global cues.

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