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  • Sensex pares gains, up 95 points in late morning deals

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex pared initial gains to trade 95.49 points higher in late morning deals, led by buying in banking, energy, realty and healthcare sectors amid higher Asian cues.  ICICI Bank surged nearly 7 per cent despite a slump in Q4 net profit due to a sharp rise in provisions for bad loans. The 30-share index was trading higher at 35,303.63 at 1045 hrs, showing a gain of 95.49 points, or

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    Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of US Fed policy outcome

    Mumbai: BSE benchmark Sensex rose nearly 200 points in opening trade today only to turn cautious tracking negative global cues ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy announcement scheduled later in the day.

  • Sensex tops 35K-mark, Nifty above 10,700

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 35,000-mark and Nifty went past 10,700 today on sustained buying by participants, driven by strong corporate earnings and positive global cues. The 30-share index again crossed the 35,000-mark by surging 228.73 points, or 0.65 per cent, to trade at 35,198.43.

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    Sensex soars 180 points as May F&O series opens strong

    Mumbai: The Sensex rallied about 180 points to 34,893.20 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second straight day as the May derivatives series took off on a strong footing amid encouraging earnings and positive Asian cues.

  • Sensex recovers 57 points ahead of F&O expiry

    Mumbai: Benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded over 57 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid mixed trend in other Asian bourses. Short-covering of bets today being the last session of April expiry in the derivatives segment supported the recovery.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn negative on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex started on a negative note, shedding over 100 points today, on weak global cues and rupee depreciation against the US dollar. Asian shares fell across the board, following an overnight drop in US stocks. Rising US bond yields and crude oil prices too worried investors.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on mixed global cues

    Mumbai: Domestic equities opened on a choppy note today tracking mixed cues from other Asian markets, ahead of F&O expiry later this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex, which had lost 11.71 points in the previous session on Friday, rose 78.11 points, only to turn negative within minutes of session opening. The 30-share index was trading 15.24 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower at 34,400.34, with metals and banking stocks leading the losses.

  • Sensex rises over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,500

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 100 points in early trade today tracking strong Asian cues supported by a rally in oil prices and easing global trade concerns.

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    Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty nears 10,600

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose over 100 points in early trade today, continuing its winning spree for the 10th straight session, on positive global leads and sustained buying by domestic institutional investors. The 30-share index moved higher by 110.13 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 34,505.19. The gauge had gained 1,375.99 points in the previous nine sessions.

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    Sensex extends gains on normal monsoon forecast

    Mumbai: Extending its rising streak for the ninth session, the benchmark BSE Sensex advanced nearly 100 points in opening trade today, after forecast of a normal monsoon for the year.

  • Indore: 4 including woman held for duping investors

    Indore: The city crime branch police on Friday arrested four persons including a woman for duping people in the name of ensuring rich dividends to them on investment in stock market. The woman worked as an executive who guided the clients for investing in stock market. Two of her accomplices are on the run.

  • Sensex rises over 100 points on positive macro data

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex gained over 100 points in early trade today, continuing its rising streak for the seventh straight session on the back of positive macroeconomic data, ahead of Infosys earnings later in the day.

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    Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of key macro data

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex gained for the sixth straight session, reclaiming the crucial 34,000 level briefly in early today, ahead of IIP and inflation data scheduled to be released later in the day.

  • Sensex erases early gains, falls over 100 points

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned choppy and fell over 100 points, led by losses on banking, oil & gas, finance and auto counters, amid mixed Asian cues. The 30-share index opened on a positive note, only to turn negative and trade 130 points, or 0.38 per cent, lower at 33,750.74.

  • Sensex gains over 100 points, Nifty above 10,350

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues. Continuing its upward march for the third straight session, the 30-share index rose 136.45 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 33,763.42. The gauge had gained 607.90 points in the previous two sessions.

  • Sensex slips 93 points in early deals on profit-booking

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex lost over 93 points to 33,503.25 in early trade today on profit-booking by participants, ignoring a firm trend at other Asian bourses. The 30-share index fell 93.55 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 33,503.25 with sectoral indices, including metal, capital goods, IT, auto and teck, trading in the negative territory with losses up to 1.06 per cent.

  • Sensex rallies nearly 400 points, Nifty above 10,250-mark

    Mumbai: Domestic equities staged a strong comeback today with the BSE Sensex rebounding by nearly 400 points and the Nifty reclaiming the 10,250-mark on receding fears of a US-China trade war.