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18-May-2018 Mumbai

Equities slump on Karnataka political crisis, high oil prices

The uncertain political environment in Karnataka along with high global crude oil prices and consistent outflow of foreign funds pulled the key Indian equity indices deep in the red on Friday.According to market observers, depreciation in the rupee eroded...

17-May-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices tumble as oil nears $80 per barrel

A further rise in global crude oil prices to around $80 per barrel, along with heavy outflow of foreign funds, eroded the initial gains made by the key equity indices as they eventually ended in the red on Thursday.Accordingly, the key domestic indices...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Karnataka poll result slumps equity indices, rupee

The Indian equity indices ceded their initial gains to close Tuesday's trade session on a negative note, as uncertainty loomed over government formation in Karnataka.According to analysts, panic selling erupted after the poll results showed that no single...

11-May-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, banking stocks lift equity indices

Amid volatility on derivatives expiry, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed with appreciable gains as broadly positive global markets, along with healthy quarterly results and value buying, boosted investors' sentiments.According to market observers,...

07-May-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, value buying lift Indian equity indices

Broadly positive global cues, along with value buying and expectations of firm quarterly earnings, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday.According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed in automobile, banking and consumer durable stocks.However,...

04-May-2018 Mumbai

Foreign fund outflows, weak global cues depress Indian equities

Consistent outflow of foreign funds along with global factors, including weak Asian equities, geopolitcal tensions in Middle East and high crude oil prices pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Friday.According to market analyts, heavy selling pressure...

02-May-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices close flat on global cues, profit booking

Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- closed on a flat note on Monday after touching fresh highs during the intra-day trade.According to market observers, mixed global cues, coupled with profit booking in banks, capital goods...

27-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Q4 results lift equity indices to 3-month high levels

Key domestic equity indices reached their new three-month highs on Friday, as better than expected quarterly results, along with healthy buying in banking and capital goods stocks enhanced investors' risk-taking appetite.Even positive global cues, and a...

26-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, banking stocks lift equity indices

Amid volatility on derivatives expiry, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed with appreciable gains as broadly positive global markets, along with healthy quarterly results and value buying, boosted investors' sentiments.According to market observers,...

24-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, index heavyweights lift equities; metals slump

Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed with humble gains riding on broadly positive global markets, coupled with expectations of healthy quarterly corporate earnings and healthy buying in oil and gas, banking and capital goods stocks.Index heavyweights...

23-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices inch-up; IT stocks rise

The Indian equity indices witnessed a volatile trade session on Monday and closed on a flat-to-positive note as healthy quarterly results drove investors' sentiments.According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed in healthcare, IT and auto stocks.However,...

18-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Profit bookings pull equity indices lower

Profit booking, along with heavy selling pressure in the banking sector stock led the key Indian equity indices to break their nine-day gaining streak on Wednesday.According to market observers, the key equity indices, however, traded in the green for the better...

17-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Equities rise as IMD forecast lifts sentiments

Forecast of a normal monsoon, along with expectations of upbeat quarterly corporate earnings led the Indian equity markets to register gains for the ninth straight session on Tuesday.However, after the initial "gap-up" opening the session was marred with volatility...

16-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Hopes of easing trade tensions lift equity indices

Hopes over easing of recent global trade protectionist measures aided the key Indian equity indices to close on a flat-to-positive note on Tuesday.The domestic equity indices mimicked their international counterparts, as signs indicating normalisation of trade...

13-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Healthy macro-data lifts equities; metals, IT stocks surge

Market observers said some gains were capped on the back of a sell-off during the late-afternoon trade session."Equity markets continued to go green for the seventh straight session its longest winning streak since November 2017 " Dhruv Desai Director and Chief...

11-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Caution ahead of earnings season keeps equity markets flat

The Indian key equity indices settled on a flat-to-positive note on Wednesday after tepid trade throughout the session due to caution ahead of the earning season for January-March 2017-18 starting Friday and heavy selling pressure on oil and gas and banking...

10-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Hopes of easing trade tensions lift equity indices

Hopes over easing of recent global trade protectionist measures aided the key Indian equity indices to close on a flat-to-positive note on Tuesday.The domestic equity indices mimicked their international counterparts, as signs indicating normalisation of trade...

09-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Indian equity indices end higher on firm global cues

The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday in line with their international peers after signs emerged over easing of recent global trade protectionist measures.According to market analysts, other global cues such as supportive US-based macro-economic data,...

06-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices end flat on tepid global cues, profit taking

The key Indian equity indices closed on a flat note on Friday following a similar trend on benchmark Asian exchanges, reignited concerns over global trade protectionist measures and a bout of profit booking.However, buying support for banking, consumer durables...

05-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Subdued inflation forecast boosts Indian equities

Key Indian equity indices on Thursday made healthy gains after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lowered its inflation forecast for the fiscal and projected a positive growth outlook.The forecast led the two key indices -- BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- to...

04-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Indian equities tumble on global trade war tension

After two consecutive sessions of gains, the key indices of the Indian equity markets -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- tumbled on Wednesday after further trade protectionist measures imposed by two major global economies on each other spooked investors.Besides,...

03-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Equities gain despite weak global cues, banks stocks up

Despite volatility in the global markets, the key Indian equity indices closed Tuesday's rangebound trade session with appreciable gains led by healthy buying in banking, auto, oil and gas, and healthcare stocks.According to market observers, banking stocks...

02-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Positive global cues, healthy auto sales data lift equity indices

Key Indian equity indices closed the first day of the 2018-19 financial year with appreciable gains as broadly positive global peers, along with robust automobile sales data, lifted investors' risk-taking appetite.According to market observers, healthy buying...

27-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Positive global cues, banks stocks push equity indices higher

Extending gains for the second consecutive session, the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed in the green as positive global cues, along with healthy buying in banking and metals stocks, gave a boost to investors' risk-taking appetite.According to market...

26-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, short-covering lift equities; Nifty50 reclaims 10k mark

Positive cues from the European markets, along with healthy buying in banking, consumer durables, auto and metal stocks, pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on Monday.According to market observers, positive global cues on the prospects of easing trade...

23-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Trade war: Equities plunge to 5-month low, Nifty50 below 10k

Key equity indices -- NSE Nifty50 and BSE Sensex -- receded to their 5-month low levels on Friday as investors got spooked after major world economies imposed new trade protectionist measures.The global sell-off which impacted the Indian equity market was...

22-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices slip on global cues, profit booking

Negative cues on the back of global protectionist measures, higher interest rates in the US and hike in crude oil prices, along with selling pressure in banking, auto and capital goods stocks depressed the key Indian equity indices on Thursday.According to market...

21-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Value buying, positive Asian markets push equity indices higher

Broadly positive Asian markets, along with value buying pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on Wednesday.However, some gains were ceded as caution prevailed ahead of the US Federal Reserve's FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meet which is slated to...

20-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Short covering lifts equity indices ahead of US Fed meet

Amid volatility, the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed in the positive territory on short covering in IT and pharma stocks, even as some caution prevailed ahead of the US Federal Reserve's meeting slated to begin later in the evening.The wider Nifty50...

15-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Mixed global cues, sell-off suppress equity indices

Mixed sentiment observed in the global markets, along with a sell-off in all the sectors, led the key Indian equity indices to end Thursday's volatile trade session in the red.The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 50.75 points or 0.49...

14-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Equities close flat; easing inflation, recovery in banks trim losses

Macroeconomic data that showed an easing inflation, along with a sharp recovery in banking stocks, helped the key Indian indices to trim their losses and close Wednesday's trade on a flat note with marginal losses.According to market observers, the indices were pulled...

13-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Equities erase day's gains to close flat, TCS top loser

The key Indian equity indices on Tuesday gave up all gains to close on a flat note, with the BSE Sensex incurring marginal losses while the NSE Nifty50 held on to the green with minute gains. IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was the top loser on...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Equities record mega intra-day gain in 2 years

The key Indian equity indices on Monday witnessed the biggest intra-day gains in around two years with the benchmark BSE Sensex index surging by over 600 points and the Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) by almost 200 points.According to market...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Equities end flat-to-negative as last hour sell-off pare gains

A sudden sell-off during the last hour of trade trimmed Friday's entire gains and led the key Indian equity indices to close trade on a flat note with marginal losses.Market observers said global trade war fears over a likely hike in US import tariff on...

07-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, sell-off in banking stocks subdue equities for 6th day

Heavy selling pressure in banking, capital goods and healthcare stocks, as also negative cues from Asian and European markets, dragged the key Indian equity indices lower for the sixth straight session on Wednesday.The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange...

06-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Indian equity indices fall sharply as banking stocks tank

Despite earlier gains, the key Indian equity indices closed in the red on Tuesday as banking stocks tanked substantially and investors also continued to trade with caution.The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at 33,317.20 points...

05-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Prospects of trade wars weigh heavy on equity markets

Negative global cues -- on the prospect of trade wars and protectionism -- pulled the key indices of the Indian equity market lower on Monday.According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in metals, oil and gas, auto, capital goods and banking...

01-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Global cues continue to weigh heavy on equity markets

Despite better-than-expected macro-economic growth indicators, the key Indian equity indices closed in the red on Thursday as weak global cues and the stress faced by the banking sector eroded the risk-taking appetite of investors.Market observers pointed out...

28-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Rise in fiscal deficit, global cues subdue equity indices

Global cues -- especially the prospects of higher interest rates in the US -- along with a rise in fiscal deficit subdued the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.Market observers said the domestic equity indices mimicked their Asian peers which traded in the...

27-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Expected rise in PNB fraud depresses equity indices

An expected rise in the estimated quantum of fraud at Punjab National Bank pulled the key indices of the Indian equity market lower on Tuesday.According to market observers, the key indices had made gains on the back of positive global cues. However, further...

26-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, hopes of healthy GDP growth lift equity indices

Positive global cues, coupled with forecast of a healthy GDP growth, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday.According to market observers, positive cues from the Asian and European markets along with buying support for interest rate-sensitive stocks like...

23-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equities propel on broad-based buying, cues from Asian markets

The key Indian equity indices on Friday closed at almost a week's high levels as positive cues from the Asian markets, along with a strong rupee and value buying, uplifted investors' sentiments.According to market observers, easing worries of a rate-hike...

22-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Volatility on F&O expiry, global cues pull equities lower

Volatility infused by futures and options (F&O) expiry, along with negative global cues and a weak rupee, pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Thursday.The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a flat-to-negative note -- down...

21-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equities snap 3-day losses, bargain hunting lifts sentiments

Bargain hunting by investors lifted the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday -- a day ahead of futures and options (F&O) expiry, snapping a three-day losing streak.According to market observers, healthy buying in IT, Teck (technology, media and entertainment)...

20-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, weak rupee pull equity indices lower

Weak global cues, coupled with a declining rupee and prolonged outflow of foreign funds, pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Tuesday.The key indices, which opened on a positive note on the back of short covering, pared the day's entire gains during...

19-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Banking fraud subdues risk-taking appetite, equities close lower

The recent turbulent developments in the country's banking sector kept investors' risk-taking appetite low, leading the key Indian equity indices to close in the negative territory for the fourth consecutive trade session on Monday.According to market observers,...

15-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global cues lift equities, sell-off trims day's gains

Paring most of the day's gains, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday still closed in the green as positive global cues along with healthy buying in metals, banking and oil and gas stocks kept market sentiment upbeat.According to market observers, healthy...

14-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Banking stocks depress key equity indices

A massive sell-off in banking sector stocks pulled the key Indian equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- lower on Wednesday.According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in banking, healthcare and automobile stocks.On...

12-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global indices, stock-specific buying lift Indian equities

Positive global indices, coupled with healthy buying in capital goods, auto, banking, healthcare and metal stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday.Market observers said investors awaited the retail and industrial inflation data due to be announced...

09-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global cues pull equities lower; banks stocks slump

Indian equities on Friday plunged into the negative territory amid a global sell-off, with the key indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- shedding over 400 points and 100 points respectively, a fall of over 1 per cent each.According to market observers,...

08-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices snap 7-day fall on investors' bargain hunting

Bargain hunting by investors after seven consecutive days of losses propelled key Indian equity indices to close on a higher note on Thursday.According to market observers, healthy buying in healthcare, banking and auto stocks added to the upward trajectory...

07-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Outflow of foreign funds, selling pressure pull equities lower

Key Indian equity indices extended their losses and closed on a lower note on Wednesday as outflow of foreign funds and selling pressure in banking, capital goods and IT stocks suppressed investors' risk-taking appetite.The wider Nifty50 of the National...

06-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Global equities sell-off : Sensex recoups after 1,200-point fall

The bears were unleashed in the Indian equity markets for the sixth consecutive session on Tuesday following a massive global sell-off, which marked the steepest intra-day fall of the key equity indices -- with the Sensex shedding a staggering 1,200 points...

05-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices decline on weak global cues, LTCG tax worry

With disappointment over the reintroduction of the long-term capital gains (LTCG) still looming over the Indian markets, the key equity indices on Monday slid into the negative territory for the fifth consecutive session following weak global cues and selling...

02-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices crash after government re-introduces LTCG tax

Reintroduction of the long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax, along with weak global cues, led to a huge sell-off in the markets on Friday with the key Indian equity indices falling the steepest since November 2016.Market observers said disappointing announcements in the...

01-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Budget anti-people, a big bluff : Mamata Banerjee

Describing the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a "big bluff" and "anti-people", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she found it "very disappointing"."The BJP-led government in Delhi is unfit to govern. It is a...

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