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  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues                 

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned negative after opening 76 points higher in early session today amid weak global cues on rising concerns of a global trade war. The 30-share index was trading lower by 84.09 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 35,538.05. The gauge had gained 22.32 points in the previous session.

  • Sensex falls 126 points following US Federal Reserve’s rate hike

    Mumbai: Equities slipped back into the red today after a three-day winning run as investors turned cautious following US Federal Reserve’s rate hike. The BSE 30-share Sensex fell by 126.09, or 0.35 per cent to quote at 35,613.07 in early trade, with IT, PSU, oil and gas, teck, banking and realty indices trading in the negative zone.

  • Sensex jumps 185 points in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rallied about 185 points to 35,877.41 in early session today, buoyed by robust industrial output data amid mixed Asian cues. Industrial output expanded by 4.9 per cent in April this year, spurred by higher growth in manufacturing and mining sectors, as per official data released after market hours yesterday.

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    Sensex rises 84 points, Nifty above 10,800

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose over 84 points while the Nifty reclaimed the 10,800-mark as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data due today amid a firming trend in Asia. The 30-share BSE Sensex went up 84.35 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 35,567.82. The gauge had gained 39.80 points in the previous session.

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    Sensex up 149 points, Nifty tops 10,800 in early trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded by 149 points while the Nifty recaptured the 10,800-mark in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues. Asian markets were trading in the green as investors were looking ahead to US President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Sensex extends gains, up 208 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending its post-RBI policy rally,  the BSE Sensex spurted 208 points in opening trade today on widespread buying, with banking, metal and realty sectors leading the gains. The benchmark had rallied 276 points yesterday after the RBI hiked the policy rate after a four-year pause on inflation concerns but maintained its neutral stance.

  • Market opens higher ahead of RBI policy decision

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of the RBI’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index recovered by 69.38 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 34,972.59. It had lost 419.17 points in the previous three sessions.

  • Sensex down 102 points in cautious trade

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex slipped below the key 35,000-mark in early trade today following losses in banking, power, realty and capital goods stocks. Investors are cautious ahead of RBI’s policy decision due tomorrow, brokers said.

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    Sensex extends gains on robust GDP data

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex advanced about 106 points in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second day following robust growth data for the March quarter.

  • Sensex soars over 246 points on global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 246 points to quote above the 35,000-mark in opening trade today, tracking a firm trend in the global markets amid sustained buying by domestic institutional investors. Short-covering of bets, today being the last session of May expiry in the derivatives segment, kept the overall tempo up.

  • Sensex suffers more losses, slides 214 points on global cues

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex declined by over 214 points in opening trade today, extending yesterday’s fall, tracking a weak trend in global markets amid fresh concerns of a possible China-US trade war.

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    Sensex halts 3-day winning run; banks, healthcare drag

    Mumbai: Stocks took a breather today after three sessions of gains, with the Sensex slipping below the key 35,000-level due to a heavy selling mainly in banking and healthcare counters amid unabated foreign fund outflows and subdued global cues.

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    Sensex slips 57 points in early trade on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: Reversing early gains, the Sensex today declined over 57 points as investors booked profits in healthcare, banking, metal and realty sectors amid weak Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex was trading 57.30 points, or 0.16 per cent, lower at 35,108.18 in early deals. It touched a high of 35,232.44 in opening trade.

  • Sensex above 35k as crude slips, rupee recovers

    Mumbai: Stock market continued its winning run for a third straight session, with the BSE Sensex soaring about 241 points to close above the 35,000-mark as sentiments improved after a sharp correction in global crude prices and a continuous recovery in the rupee. Also, the broader NSE Nifty gained some 84 points after breaching the psychological 10,700-level.

  • Sensex reclaims 35K-mark, rises over 150 points

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 35,000-mark by surging over 150 points in early trade today on easing geopolitical concerns and a sharp correction in global crude prices.

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    Sensex builds on gains, up 187 points in early trade  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 187 points in early trade today, extending yesterday’s rally on robust buying in IT, energy and banking stocks amid unabated purchases by domestic institutional investors. Asian shares were mixed after US President Donald Trump cancelled a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Sensex recoups 153 points on global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded about 153 points in opening trade today on fresh buying in IT, teck, capital goods and healthcare counters amid mixed overseas cues. Buying by domestic institutional investors and strengthening rupee also supported the recovery, brokers said.

  • Sensex down 61 points in opening trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slipped almost 61 points in opening trade today on heavy selling in metals, realty energy and auto stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds.

  • Sensex up by 126 points on Asian cues

    Mumbai: Markets saw a positive start today as the benchmark Sensex bounced by about 126 points, reversing its four-session losing streak, on the back of a firming trend at other Asian markets.

  • Sensex climbs 122 points in early trade

    Mumbai: Snapping a two-day falling streak, benchmark stock indices opened on a positive note today after BJP’s B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka.