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  • Sensex surges by 416 pts as a ‘dovish’ Fed boosts global mkts

    Mumbai:  Snapping five days of losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex today recorded its biggest one-and-a-half month gain of 416 points to reclaim 27,000-mark after US Fed said a rate hike was unlikely in the short-term boosting global markets.

  • Sensex Fall

    Sensex extends losses, falls 117 pts in early trade

    Mumbai: Continuing to decline for the fifth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by over 117 points in early trade today as funds and retail investors engaged in selling activity amid persistent dip in the rupee and a mixed trend in global markets.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex, Nifty post worst drop in nearly 8 wks; Infosys down 5%

    Mumbai: Logging their worst drop in 8 weeks, benchmark Sensex plunged 339 points and Nifty slipped 100 points today on sharp losses in Infosys, where co-founders sold about USD 1 billion worth shares, and other bluechips.

  • S&P 500 trades above 2,000 pts

    New York:  The stock market has reached another milestone as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index trades above 2,000 points for the first time. The widely followed barometer of the US stock market is trading at a record high.  The index crossed above 2,000 in the first hour of trading on Monday. The market was moving higher after central bankers said last week that support for the global economy would continue.  In

  • Budget’s impact on networth

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  • Sour start to 2014: Sensex logs first day-1 drop since 2006

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex gave up initial gains in a lacklustre session today following the absence of global triggers and ended with a 30-point loss, log ing a drop on the opening trading day of the year for the first time since 2006.

  • Sensex logs first drop on opening trading day in 7 years

    Mumbai: The Sensex today reversed early gains and slipped by 30.20 points, the first drop for the benchmark on the opening trading day in seven years, as losses in RIL, TCS and Infosys outweighed gains in Airtel and Sun Pharma.

  • Sensex drops most in 11 weeks on fresh Fed tapering concerns

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today fell 406 points, the biggest drop in 11 weeks, as most European and Asian stocks declined on fresh concerns the US Federal Reserve will ease its stimulus programme as the economy improves.

  • Sensex flirts with records, investor wealth still way below

    Mumbai: Equity market’s benchmark index Sensex today missed its all-time high level by only 1.33 points, but the country’s overall investor wealth still remains nearly Rs 10 lakh crore below its peak level seen three years ago.

  • Diwali fireworks: Sensex closes at record high of 21,033.97

    Mumbai: Diwali came early to Dalal Street as the benchmark Sensex closed at an all-time high amid optimism the US Federal Reserve will continue with its monetary stimulus when it ends a two-day meeting today.

  • Sensex falls 340 pts to nearly 1-yr low as Re hits new bottom

    Mumbai: Wiping off initial gains, the BSE benchmark Sensex today dipped below 18,000 leve  after a gap of nearly one year and closed with a 340-point loss in step with the rupee hitting a new low amid rising fears that US Fed will rollback its economic stimulus soon.

  • Sensex down 143pts, bank shares fall on money laundering fears

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today fell by nearly 143 points on heavy selling in private banks, including ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, following government’s promise that action will be taken if any person is found guilty in the alleged money laundering scam.

  • Sensex breaches 19K mark on reform hopes, bank stocks shine

    Mumbai: The Sensex today breached the 19,000 mark for the first time in nearly 15 months in anticipation of government unveiling next wave of big-ticket reforms like opening the pension sector to foreign investment and raising FDI cap in the insurance sector.