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  • Sensex

    Sensex jumps 130 points on rate cut hopes

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex surged by nearly 130 points in early trade today on continued buying by investors amid hopes of rate cut by the Reserve Bank after weak IIP numbers. A higher trend at other Asian markets as investors await developments in last-ditch talks aimed at a new bailout deal for Greece, influenced sentiment, brokers said. The 30-share barometer was trading higher 129.81 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 27,791.21 with healthcare, teck,

  • India Sensex

    Sensex gains 86 points in early session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading 86.25 points or 0.31 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 32 points or 0.38 percent up at 8,360.55 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,739.32 points, was trading at 27,747.65 points (at 9.16 a.m.) in

  • India Sensex

    Sensex gains 126 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday was trading at 126.37 points or 0.46 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 35.85 points or 0.43 percent up at 8,364.40 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,705.36 points, was trading at 27,700.03 points (at 9.24 a.m.)

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee edges up 6 paise to 63.33 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 6 paise to 63.33 against the US dollar in early trade today at Interbank Foreign Exchange after the greenback weakened overseas after Greece submitted a fresh bailout plan. Besides, selling of the US dollar by exporters and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee, forex dealers said. The domestic currency had jumped by 21 paise to 63.39, its highest closing in more than two months against the

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex plunges 292 points on China equity crash, Greece fears

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex cracked the 28,000-mark by tumbling 292 points in early trade today on across-the-board selling by participants, tracking more heavy losses in Shanghai and on fears about Greece’s future in the Eurozone. The 30-share index dipped below the 28,000-mark by diving 291.65 points or 1.04 per cent to 27,880.04. The gauge lost 37.07 points in its last choppy session. All the sectoral indices, led by metal, banking and auto were trading in the

  • Sensex

    Sensex tanks 265 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading at 264.79 points or 0.94 percent down during the morning session.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 86.65 points or 1.02 percent down at 8,424.15 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,031.45 points, was trading at 27,906.90 points (at 9.17

  • Sensex

    Sensex extends gains, up 122 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Continuing its winning run for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 122 points in early trade today on sustained across-the-board buying by participants amid a rebound in Asian markets. The 30-share barometer rose 122.04 points or 0.43 per cent to 28,330.80. The gauge had gained 262.96 points in the past two sessions. Stocks of HDFC, Axis Bank, Wipro, Tata Steel, SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Coal India, M&M, GAIL, Bajaj

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee extends gains, up 8 paise to 63.32 against dollar

    Mumbai: Rising for the sixth straight day, the rupee strengthened by 8 paise to 63.32 against the dollar in early trade today at Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. Forex dealers said increased capital inflows as well as higher opening in the domestic equity supported the rupee. They said, however, greenback’s strength against other currencies overseas capped the gains. The rupee had ended higher by 4 paise to 63.40

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex sinks 315 points in early trade on Grexit fears

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 28,000-mark by plummeting over 315 points in early trade today as funds and investors indulged in reducing exposures amid weak cues from other Asian markets as Greek voters have rejected more austerity demands from creditors. The 30-share index cracked the 28,000-mark by tumbling 315.21 points, or 1.12 per cent, to 27,777.58. The gauge had gained 146.99 points in the previous session on Friday on Reserve Bank Governor

  • Sensex down

    Sensex sheds 179 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading 179.31 points or 0.64 percent down during the morning session.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 58.25 points or 0.69 percent down at 8,426.65 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,857.20 points, was trading at 27,913.48 points (at 9.20 a.m.) in

  • India Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty over 2-mth high; extend gains for 3rd week

    Mumbai: Stock markets rose for the third straight week with the benchmark BSE Sensex reclaiming 28,000-mark and NSE Nifty closing well above 8,400-level, as monsoon worries eased and RBI allayed fears of any impact of Greek crisis on the country. The domestic bourses, that bucked the global market trend as a result of Greek debt-deal stand-off, closed at two-and-a-half-month high levels. The 30-share Sensex resumed lower at 27,451.07 and hovered in a range of 28,135.43

  • Sensex

    Sensex gains 88 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday was trading at 88.54 points or 0.32 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 23.25 points or 0.28 percent up at 8,468.15 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,973.12 points, was trading at 28,034.34 points (at 9.25

  • Sensex down

    Sensex provisionally closes 75 points down

    Mumbai: A day after it gained 240 points on the back of positive macro economic data, a barometer index of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed in the red on Thursday.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex keeps up tempo, surges 90 points on positive macro data

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex jumped over 90 points in early trade today, extending yesterday’s gains, on the back of increased buying by participants as the country’s infrastructure growth hit a 6-month high in May. Besides, a firming trend overseas kept the momentum going. The 30-share index, which had gained over 135 points in the previous session, rose 90.47 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 27.871.30, with all sectoral indices led by consumer durables, healthcare

  • Sensex

    Sensex provisionally ends with gains of 136 points 

    Mumbai: The Indian equity markets which were subdued throughout the intra-day trade on the back of Greece loan default, bounced back and provisionally closed in the positive territory .

  • Markets factor, Greece

    Markets factor-in Greece default; trade marginally up

    Mumbai: Investor sentiments were subdued in the Indian equity markets, which were trading flat as Greece headed towards a debt payment default on Tuesday. The barometer of the Indian equity markets – the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) – was marginally up during the mid-afternoon trade session. Investors were anxious, as a crucial deadline for the Mediterranean nation to repay part of its debt to the International Monetary

  • India Sensex

    Sensex recovers 117 points on value-buying, Asian cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded over 117 points in early trade today, after two sessions of losses, on value-buying by investors in select blue-chips amid a recovery at Asian markets despite the ongoing Greece crisis. The 30-share index recouped 117.80 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 27,762.95, with FMCG, realty, metal, consumer durables, healthcare and oil & gas sectors leading the recovery. The gauge had lost 250.82 points in the previous two sessions on the worsening Greece’s debt

  • India Sensex

    Sensex down 84 points as banking stocks plunge

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today fell by 84 points to 27,811.84 as banking stocks plunged after RBI’s stress test showed that deterioration in banks’ asset quality is likely to continue for a few more quarters. “RBI’s stress test results poured water on the banking sector which had been buoyant following capital infusion plans,” said Anand James, Co Head Technical Research Desk, Geojit BNP Paribas.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee weakens by 3 paise to 63.65 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee declined by 3 paise to 63.65 against the US dollar in early trade today, extending weakness for the second day, at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas. Besides, month-end demand for the American currency from importers and a lower opening in the domestic equity market, weighed on the rupee, forex dealers said. The rupee had shed 2 paise to close at 63.62 against the US currency

  • Sensex

    Sensex provisionally closes 198.43 points up 

    Mumbai: On the day derivatives for May expired, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets provisionally closed with healthy gains during the trade session on Thursday.