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  • Rupee slips below 68-mark v/s dollar

    Mumbai : The rupee went into a tailspin by plunging 56 paise on Tuesday, the second biggest single-day fall of 2018, to end at a new 16-month low of 68.07 as panic dollar demand rattled currency market.

  • Sensex tanks 351 points

    Mumbai : The global sell-off in equities, triggered by further escalation of global trade war fears, weighed on the benchmark indices as they erased the modest early session gains and dropped sharply to end over 1 per cent lower each on risk aversion, dealers said.

  • Sensex surges 611 points on firm global relief rally

    Mumbai : The BSE Sensex on Monday jumped 611 points, its biggest single-day gain in two years, in line with a global rally after the latest US jobs report assuaged fears around inflation and faster rate hikes.

  • GST impact, global cues to set market trajectory

    Mumbai : The impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST), coupled with global cues, are expected to determine the trajectory of key domestic stock exchanges in the upcoming week.

  • Markets conquers new peaks, Nifty closes above 9,500-mark

    The 30-share Sensex also opened on a strong footing and zoomed to a new peak of 30,591.55, before winding up 260.48 points, or 0.86 per cent higher at 30,582.60, breaching its previous record close of 30,322.12 points,

  • Sensex gains 21.98 points

    Mumbai: Market took comfort from the government’s move to put FPI taxation on hold as the Sensex finished the day at 27,258 with minor gains and the Nifty got back to the top of the crucial 8,400 mark amid firm global leads.

  • Sensex sheds 29.51 points to end at 26,489.56

    Mumbai : Sandwiched in a tight range, the Sensex closed down for the third day as prospects of more US interest rate hikes next year continue to keep investors on edge.

  • Sensex snaps two-day winning spell on rupee rout, F&O expiry

    Mumbai, : Snapping its two-day rising trend, the Sensex slumped 192 points to finish below the 26,000-level due to profit-booking on the last day of November contracts and a fragile rupee, which hit record low against the dollar, reports PTI. The rupee plunged to a fresh life-time low of 68.86 (intra-day) against the greenback, surpassing its previous low of 68.85 tested on August 28, 2013.  It ended the day at 68.73, down 17

  • Sensex sheds 66.51 points

    Mumbai :  After its biggest single-day gain in nearly five months in the previous session, market on Wednesday caved in meekly as the Sensex closed the day lower after investors booked profit and global conditions stayed mixed.

  • Sensex gains 21 pts ahead of IIP data

    Mumbai : After a three-session losing spell, market benchmark Sensex on Monday recovered over 21 points in a choppy trade to end at 28,082.34, helped by gains in metal, consumer durables and IT stocks as participants widened their bets ahead of macro economic data.

  • Sensex closes 5 pts higher at 27,990.21

    Mumbai :  Bouncing back towards the fag-end of the session in an otherwise choppy trade, the benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday closed nearly 5 points higher at 27,990.21 with gains in IT, PSU and banking stocks, tracking a higher opening in the European markets.

  • Sensex rises by 330 pts

    Mumbai : A fag-end spurt in buying tracking strong global cues helped the benchmark BSE Sensex to rally by 330 points to close the day at one-and-a-half week high of 27,701.79, completing three days of gains. The 50-issue NSE Nifty also jumped by 98.80 points to end above 8,300-mark at 8,324.00.  Crude prices climbed to above USD 62 a barrel. Traders said there is consensus in markets worldwide about crude remaining above USD