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  • Spanish stock market rises

    Madrid: Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 rose 1.32 percent to close at 10,103.30 points, up from 9,971.30 points.
    On Tuesday’s session, Bankia shares led rises climbing 5 percent, followed by Tecnicas Reunidas, Banco Santander, Repsol, OHL and Bankinter that, respectively, rose 3.85 percent, 2.83 percent, 2.63 percent, 2.50 percent and 2.17 percent. On the other hand, Abengoa “B” shares led falls losing 1.71 percent, followed by Amadeus, AENA and IAG that, respectively, lost

  • rupee up

    Rupee gains 12 paise to 65.29 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee recovered by 12 paise to trade at 65.29 against the dollar today on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid sustained foreign fund inflows. The dollar also weakened against other major global currencies as the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global economic growth forecast and the US trade deficit widened, dealers said. A higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee, they said. The rupee had dropped 12 paise

  • Sensex

    Value buying buoys markets, Sensex closes 139 points up 

    Mumbai: Value buying after a sharp correction during intra-day trade buoyed prices and propelled a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close with a gain of 139 points or 0.52 percent on Tuesday.

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    Rupee gains 4 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by four paise to 65.25 against the dollar in early trade today on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid firm equity markets. Dealers said continued foreign fund inflows and selling of dollar by exporters supported the rupee. The dollar, however, was firm against major Asian currencies which restricted the rupee movement, they added. The rupee had risen by 22 paise to close at seven-week high of 65.29

  • NSE Nifty

    Nifty opens above 8150, Sensex gains over 200 points

    Mumbai : The market on Tuesday started with a bang, continuing its uptrend from yesterday as the Sensex geared 207 points trading around 26992.55. Nifty on the other hand opened at 8180.45 with a marginal increase of 61.15 points. Tata Motors, NTPC, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel and Dr Reddy’s Labs are among the top gainers. The Indian rupee opened with a marginal gain of 4 paise at 65.25 per dollar on Tuesday against previous day’s

  • Sensex regains

    Sensex zooms 583 points on low chances of a US rate hike

    Mumbai: Lessened chances of a US rate hike coupled with a strengthening rupee cheered investors and led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close over 583 points up on.

  • Silver

    Positive global cues lift silver futures by Rs 1,222

    New Delhi: Silver prices went up by a whopping Rs 1,222 to Rs 35,766 per kg in futures trading today as speculators widened positions amid firm trend in precious metals overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in December traded notably higher by Rs 1,222, or 3.54 per cent, at Rs 35,766 per kg in a business turnover of 3,367 lots. Likewise, the white metal for delivery in far-month March next year was trading higher

  • Sensex

    Sensex soars 371 points in early trade; Nifty above 8,000

    Mumbai: Stock market benchmark BSE Sensex surged by over 371 points and the NSE Nifty regained the 8,000 mark in early trade today, extending rally for the fourth day on positive cues from other Asian markets.

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    Stocks come alive on RBI rate cut, end week with solid gains

    Mumbai: Stocks: Domestic market ended the truncated week on a note of optimism, with the 50 bps rate cut by RBI leading to sizeable gains, helping the BSE Sensex reclaim the psychological 26,000-mark and the broader Nifty end above the crucial 7,900-level. The week started on a dismal note as investor sentiment warranted support against the backdrop of an uncertain global financial scenario coupled with India’s unimpressive IIP and export figures.

  • BSE

    BSE, NSE to move 25 cos to restricted trade segment from Oct 7

    New Delhi: Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will next week shift a total of 25 companies to the restricted trading segment to ensure safety of investors in the capital markets. BSE said it would be shifting scrips of 19 firms to the trade-to-trade or the ‘T’ group segment, while National Stock exchange (NSE) has decided to move stocks of six companies to this category, the bourses said in separate notices.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex ends 66 points higher, Nifty closes at 7951

    Mumbai: The Sensex abandoned most of its gains as the market closed today. It marginally rose higher at the level of 26,227, whereas the Nifty ended marginally down at 7,946.10 level.

  • Rupee recovers

    Rupee strengthens 9 paise to 65.49 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee appreciated by 9 paise to 65.49 against the dollar in early trade on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid increased foreign fund inflows. Forex dealers said domestic equity markets opening with gains supported the rupee, but dollar’s strength against other currencies overseas capped the gains. Yesterday, the rupee had surged to its highest level in five weeks to end at 65.58 by gaining 38 paise against the US

  • Tokyo Stocks

    Tokyo stocks open higher

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened sharply higher in early trading on Wednesday on bargain-hunting after steep losses across Monday and Tuesday. At 9.15 a.m. (local time) the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 333.00 points, or 1.97 percent, from Tuesday to 17,263.84, Xinhua reported.  The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 27.67 points, or 2.01 percent, to 1,403.19. Gainers were led by chemicals, insurance and

  • French stock market index down

    Paris: The French stock market benchmark index CAC 40 dropped slightly by 0.31 percent to close at 4,343.73 points. With the drop of raw material prices, the CAC 40 of Paris closed lower on Tuesday with 24 of the 40 selected companies experiencing decrease, Xinhua reported. The three companies whose stocks dropped most on Tuesday were Orange, down 2.11 percent, Accor, down 2.03 percent, and Veolia Environnement, down 1.69 percent. The top

  • Indian Rupee

    Rupee gains 19 paise at 65.77 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee rose by 19 paise at 65.77 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange after the Reserve Bank cut interest rates by 0.50 per cent yesterday. Forex dealers said besides a higher opening in domestic equity market, the dollar’s weakness against other currencies overseas, supported the rupee. The domestic currency had gained nine paise to close at 65.96 against the US currency in yesterday’s trade on
    persistent selling of dollars

  • Sensex down

    Rupee trading at over 66 to the dollar, Sensex down 25 points in early trade

    Mumbai : The BSE Sensex on Monday fell 25.47 points to 25838.03 in the early trade and the Nifty plummeted 5.90 points to 7862.60 , amid weak Asian markets. The rupee was quoting at 66.05 to the US Dollar, up 10 paise over its previous close. Meanwhile, investors also remained jittery, ahead of the expected Reserve Bank of India policy review tomorrow.

  • Chinese shares fall

    Chinese shares open mixed

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened mixed on Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.22 percent at 3,085.57 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.15 percent higher at 9,919.56 points, Xinhua reported. The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.19 percent higher at 2,024.89 points.