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16-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Hopes of healthy Q3 results, strong rupee lift equities

The Indian equities markets on Monday closed on a flat-to-positive note as hopes of healthy third-quarter (Q3) results and a strengthened rupee buoyed investors' sentiments.Besides, positive macro-economic data points like last month's Wholesale Price Index...

15-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Quarterly results, GST meet to guide equities

Quarterly earnings results, coupled with government's efforts to build a consensus over the contours of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are expected to guide the trajectory of the Indian equity markets during the coming week.Besides, trends in the foreign funds'...

13-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing earnings' guidance, weak rupee drag equities lower

Profit booking, coupled with a depreciating rupee and disappointing earnings guidance from an IT major, dragged the Indian equities markets lower on Friday.Besides, broadly mixed global indices and continued outflow of foreign funds subdued investors' sentiments.The...

13-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing earnings' guidance, weak rupee drag equities lower

Profit booking, coupled with a depreciating rupee and disappointing earnings guidance from an IT major, dragged the Indian equities markets lower on Friday.Besides, broadly mixed global indices and continued outflow of foreign funds subdued investors' sentiments.The...

12-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Expectations of budgetary sops, healthy Q3 results lift equities

Anticipation of healthy quarterly earnings results and budgetary sops, coupled with a strengthened rupee, buoyed the Indian equities markets on Thursday.However, negative European indices, and caution ahead of the release of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP)...

11-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Equities surge on positive global cues, healthy Q3 results

Positive global cues, coupled with healthy third quarter (Q3) results pushed the Indian equities markets higher on Wednesday.Besides, higher global crude oil prices and anticipation of sops to be announced during the Union Budget enhanced investors' risk-taking...

10-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Hopes of positive Q3 results, budget sops lift equities

Hopes of positive third quarter (Q3) results, along with expectations on more spending support from the upcoming Union Budget and a strengthened rupee lifted the key Indian equity markets to close at eight-week high levels on Tuesday.Besides, the pre-budget...

09-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking, rupee depreciation subdue equities

Profit booking, coupled with rupee depreciation and lower global crude oil prices subdued the Indian equities markets on Monday.Besides, continuous outflow of foreign funds and lower Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and real Gross Value Added (GVA) estimates for...

06-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking, global cues drag Indian equity market lower

The key Indian equity indices that opened in the green on Friday closed the day's trading in red territory as investors' booked profit before third quarter earnings and also the global markets edged lower.The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) closed 119.01...

04-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Weak domestic cues pull Indian equities lower

Weak domestic cues pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Wednesday.Investors' sentiments were subdued on the back of weak domestic services data for December -- the Nikkei Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) which stuck almost unchanged at 46.8,...

03-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Positive global cues buoy Indian equities

Positive global indices, along with value buying and short covering, buoyed the Indian equities markets on Tuesday.However, prolonged outflow of funds, coupled with a depreciating rupee, weak domestic infrastructure output growth and caution ahead of the two-day...

02-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on profit booking, weak rupee

Profit booking, coupled with a depreciating rupee and weak domestic macro data, pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Monday.Prime minister Narendra Modi's sops announced in his New Year's Eve address on Saturday could not cheer the equities markets."Domestic...

30-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Rupee appreciation, value buying lift Indian equities

Rupee appreciation, firm global cues and value buying, lifted the Indian equity markets on Friday.The key indices, which opened on a buoyant note in sync with their Asian peers, edged up to hit their highest levels in around two weeks time, and closed with...

28-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities slide on profit booking, capital outflow

Profit booking ahead of derivatives expiry, outflow of foreign funds and broadly negative global indices subdued the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.Besides, a depreciating rupee and surging crude oil prices also added to the downward trend in the markets.The...

27-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities surge on short covering

Short covering and value buying, along with positive global indices lifted the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.The key indices closed with substantial gains of around 1.5 per cent each, with both the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE...

23-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Global cues subdue Indian equities

The Indian equity markets on Friday ceded most of their initial gains to close on a flat note -- marginally in the green -- as foreign fund outflows and broadly negative global indices subdued investors' sentiments.The key domestic indices made initial gains...

22-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Global cues, weak rupee drag equity markets lower

Broadly negative global indices, coupled with foreign fund outflows and depreciation of the rupee, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Thursday.Besides, investors were cautious ahead of the GST Council's meet on the contours of the pan-India indirect...

21-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Foreign funds outflows pull Indian equities lower

Massive outflow of foreign funds, coupled with negative global indices and profit booking, pulled the Indian equity markets lower for the sixth consecutive session on Wednesday.The key indices which opened in the green in sync with their Asian peers, closed...

19-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Weak global cues suppress Indian equities

Weak global indices, coupled with an outflow of foreign funds and rupee depreciation, subdued the Indian equity markets on Monday.The key indices which started off on a flat-to-negative note, traded range-bound throughout the day, as heavy selling pressure...

16-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Global cues drag Indian equities lower

Broadly negative global markets, coupled with an outflow of foreign funds, dragged the Indian equities markets to close on a flat-to-negative note on Friday.Besides, a washout winter session of Parliament due to political logjam on the demonetisation issue compelled...

15-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Global cues, weak rupee subdue Indian equities

Negative global indices, coupled with rupee depreciation and outflow of foreign funds, subdued the Indian equity markets on Thursday.The two benchmark indices -- which opened in the red -- discounted the much awaited decision of the US Federal Open Market Committee...

14-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Global events' risks suppress Indian equities

Risks of upcoming global economic events, coupled with weak European indices, suppressed the Indian equities markets on Wednesday.The two benchmark indices, which had opened on a flat note, closed in the red, as domestic investors awaited the decision of the...

12-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on profit booking, negative domestic cues

Profit booking, risks of upcoming global economic events and negative domestic cues, pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Monday.Investors' sentiments were subdued by sombre domestic cues, such as negative macro-data on industrial output and deadlock...

09-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Firm global cues, short covering buoy Indian equities

Firm global cues, coupled with short covering and higher crude oil prices, marginally lifted the Indian equities markets on Friday.Besides, firm global indices on the back of the European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to extend its asset purchase programme,...

08-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities surge on positive global cues

Fresh inflows of foreign funds, coupled with positive global cues and rupee appreciation propelled the Indian equity markets on Thursday.Besides, positive global indices, stimulus hopes from the European Central Bank (ECB) in its upcoming monetary policy review,...

07-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Stocks slip after RBI holds rates, lowers growth forecast

Indian equity markets slipped on Wednesday after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep its key lending rates unchanged in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy of 2016-17.Besides, investors' sentiments were subdued as the RBI lowered the forecast for...

07-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Stocks slump after RBI holds rates, lowers growth forecast

Indian equity markets slumped on Wednesday after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep its key lending rates unchanged in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy of 2016-17.Besides, investors' sentiments were subdued as the RBI lowered the forecast for...

06-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Equities markets close flat, cede gains on profit booking

The Indian equity markets on Tuesday closed on a flat note as profit booking and caution ahead of key global events capped gains.The key indices inched up during the intra-day trade on the back of hopes that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will ease its...

05-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Equity markets surge on rate cut hopes, value buying

The Indian equities markets on Monday ended on a higher note, as investors' sentiments were buoyed on hopes of a monetary policy easing and positive global cues.Besides, a rebound in the European markets after the Italian referendum led to a spurt of short...

04-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Rate, rupee, reforms to drive equity markets

The upcoming monetary policy review of the central bank, combined with fluctuations in rupee value and the flow of foreign funds will drive investors' sentiments in the equities markets.Other major themes for the trade week starting December 5 will be the...

02-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Negative global cues suppress Indian equities

Negative global indices, along with caution ahead of US non-farm payrolls data and profit booking, suppressed the Indian equities markets on Friday.Besides, political logjam in Parliament over the government's demonetisation decision continued to erode investors'...

29-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities close flat, profit booking caps gains

Value buying, coupled with short covering and a firm rupee, lifted the Indian equities markets on Tuesday.However, profit booking capped gains during the second half of trade. Both the key indices, which started the day's trade on a buoyant note, finally closed...

21-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Markets plunge to six-month lows, Sensex crashes below 26,000-mark

The Indian equity markets plunged to their lowest levels in the last six months on Monday with the benchmark Sensex receding below the 26,000-point mark and the NSE Nifty crashing below the 8,000 level.Market observers pointed out that heightened chances...

18-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Weak rupee, foreign fund outflows dent Indian equities

Foreign fund outflows, along with a weak rupee and heightened chances of a US rate hike dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Friday.The key Indian indices witnessed a choppy session only to close the day's trade in the red, as consumer durables, banking...

17-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Possible US rate hike, political bickering subdue equities

Worries over a possible US rate hike, along with political bickering over the demonetisation decision and lower crude oil prices pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Thursday.The key Indian indices started the day's trade on a flat note, and finally closed...

16-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Foreign fund outflow, political bickering subdue equity markets

Continued outflow of foreign funds, coupled with negative global cues and political bickering on the government's demonetisation move, subdued the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.The key equity indices closed on a flat note due to heavy selling pressure in...

15-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Rupee fall, foreign fund outflows depress equity markets

Rupee depreciation, foreign fund outflows and an anxiety over the impact of the demonetisation move plunged the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.The two key indices of the Indian equities markets closed the day's trade with losses of around two per cent each,...

11-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Equity markets plunge; Sensex closes below 27,000 points

The Indian equity markets on Friday plunged to their lowest levels in around four months, as heavy selling pressure forced the key indices lower by 2.5 per cent each.Investors' sentiments were depressed by profit booking, weak rupee and outflow of foreign...

10-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Positive global markets, short covering lift equity markets

Positive global indices, coupled with value buying and short covering, lifted the Indian equity markets on Thursday -- a day after global and domestic cues had heavily dented investors' buying sentiments.Both the key indices closed with gains of around one per...

09-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities stage major recovery after early decline

The Indian equity markets remained deep in the red during most of the trading hours on Wednesday, but finally recovered towards the fag-end to close lower by slightly more than a per cent.Following global cues, as also domestic developments, key Indian indices...

09-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Indian equities crash on demonatisation, Trump lead

India's benchmark sensitive index (Sensex) lost 1,688 points or around 6.12 per cent at one point on Wednesday, following the government's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, as also on the surprise lead of Republican candidate Donald Trump in...

07-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Global cues, short covering lift equity markets

Positive global cues, along with short covering and healthy quarterly results, lifted the Indian equity markets on Monday.Besides, value buying and higher global crude oil prices enhanced investors' confidence which led both the key indices to gain over half...

05-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Global cues depress Indian equity markets

Investors' anxiety over the upcoming US presidential election, along with a massive foreign fund outflow, plunged the Indian equity markets during the just-concluded trade week.The negative global sentiments dragged the key domestic indices lower -- by more than...

04-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Global cues outweigh domestic cues; equity markets dragged lower

Global uncertainty over the US presidential election -- four days away -- outweighed favourable decisions on Goods and Services Tax (GST) to drag the Indian equity markets lower on Friday.Both the key indices closed the day's trade in the red, as heavy selling...

03-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Global cues pull equity markets lower

Indian equity markets on Thursday were pulled lower on the back of global cues, such as the US Fed's interest rate decision and uncertainty over the upcoming US presidential election.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) edged down by...

01-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Weak global markets, profit booking pull equity markets lower

Weak global markets, profit booking and an outflow of foreign funds pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Tuesday.The key indices witnessed a rush of buying activity during the mid-afternoon trade session and registered gains of close to 0.5 per cent...

30-Oct-2016 Mumbai

'Muhurat' trade session: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets

The Indian equity markets ceded their initial gains during the special "Muhurat" trade session on Sunday to close on a negative note.The special trade session was held to mark the start of the Hindu New Year - Samvat 2073.The annual one-hour special session...

29-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Foreign funds' outflow subdue equity markets

A massive outflow of foreign funds, along with profit booking and caution ahead of the risk of key global events, subdued the Indian equity markets during the trade week ended Friday.Besides, investors' sentiments were dented as scrips of Tata Group's...

28-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Equity markets close flat; negative global cues subdue sentiments

The Indian equity markets ended on a flat-to-positive note on Friday, as negative global cues, foreign fund outflow and profit booking subdued investors' sentiments.However, lower level buying support due to healthy quarterly results and bargain hunting...

28-Oct-2016 New Delhi/Kolkata/Mumbai/Chennai

Gold shines: Dhanteras brings buyers back to royal metal

Gold seems to be shining again after a year of somewhat subdued reception. On Dhanteras, people queued up across the country to buy the precious yellow metal as the jewellers saw volume-wise demand soar 25 per cent with huge footfalls in their stores on Friday."This...

25-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Foreign funds outflow, profit booking depress equity markets

Massive outflow of foreign funds, along with profit booking and negative global cues depressed the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.Besides -- a day after Cyrus P. Mistry was removed as Chairman of Tata Sons, scrips of Tata Group's many subsidiaries pared some...

21-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Markets close flat, foreign fund outflows subdue sentiments

The Indian equity markets on Friday closed on a flat-to-negative note as profit booking, along with outflow of foreign funds and broadly lower global indices, subdued investors' sentiments.However, value buying aided the key domestic indices to pare some...

20-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Indian equity markets end higher following Asian peers

Key Indian equity market indices ended higher on Thursday following strong Asian markets cues.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 28,031.57 points, closed at 28,129.84 points -- higher 145.47 points, or 0.52 per cent over the previous...

19-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Profit booking, foreign fund outflows subdue equity markets

Profit booking, along with outflow of foreign funds and caution ahead of upcoming quarterly results subdued the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 18.80 points or 0.22 per cent to 8,659.10...

18-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Bargain hunting, positive global cues lift equity markets

Bargain hunting, coupled with broadly positive global indices, fresh inflow of foreign funds and a strengthened rupee lifted the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.Besides, higher global crude oil prices and hopes of healthy quarterly results supported the buying...

14-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Equity markets inch up on positive macro-data

The Indian equity markets on Friday closed on a flat-to-positive note on the back of positive inflation macro-data points and value buying.However, gains were capped due to long-liquidation which was triggered by caution over the ongoing quarterly earnings...

10-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Equity markets inch up on global cues

The Indian equity markets on Monday closed on a flat-to-positive note on the back of reduced chances of a US rate hike and a strengthened rupee.However, gains were capped by profit booking, outflow of foreign funds, negative European markets and caution...

08-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Lending rate cut, global cues lift equity markets

The central bank's decision to reduce a key lending rate, coupled with supportive global cues and healthy foreign fund inflows, lifted the Indian equity markets during the just-concluded trade week.The key indices recovered from their recent downside to...

07-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Negative global cues, profit booking pull equity markets lower

Negative global indices, coupled with caution ahead of earnings announcements and profit booking, pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Friday.However, the key indices pared some of their losses during the late afternoon session to finally close the day's...

05-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Global cues, profit booking drag equity markets lower

Negative global cues, coupled with profit booking and disappointing macro-data, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.Investors were seen reluctant to chase prices on the back of speculation over a curtailment of stimulus measures by the European...

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