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18-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Sensex opens flat, Yes Bank tanks 10%

Sensex traded slightly lower after opening on a flat note on Thursday.At 10.14 a.m., the Sensex was trading 55.45 points lower at 39,160.19. It opened at 39,204.47 from its Wednesday's close 39,215.64.The Nifty was trading 20.10 points lower at 11,667.40.Yes...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Fed opens gate for rate cut, sends Sensex soaring

In line with Asian financial markets the Sensex and Nifty closed with significant gains on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve indicated rate cuts in future, considered positive for developing markets.The US central bank left interest rates unchanged...

11-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Global cues push equities higher; banking stocks gain

Global cues on the back of an ease in trade protectionist measures along with hopes of healthy inflation and industry production data pushed the Indian equity market higher on  Tuesday.Additionally, hopes over a reduced bad debt burden on the banking sector...

06-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Rate cut fails to cheer market, Sensex down 550 points

 A lesser-than-expected lending rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) along with no announcements on new measures to boost liquidity for the NBFC  sector disappointed the investors and pulled the barometer index -- S&P BSE Sensex -- more...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Sensex ends in red on profit booking after crossing 40k

The BSE Sensex ended over 100 points lower on Friday as traders took to profit booking after the index crossed the 40,000 mark earlier in the day.The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange too retreated from the 12,000-mark it crossed during the morning...

23-May-2019 Mumbai

Massive profit booking fades historic market surge

The BSE Sensex jump-started to cross the 40,000 mark for the first time ever on Thursday with the ruling NDA leading the Lok Sabha vote count from early in the day. In an unexpected turn, however, the markets witnessed a sharp fall in the second half owing...

22-May-2019 Mumbai

Equity indices open flat, Sensex up 0.15%

The key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Wednesday tracking a mixed trend in the Asian markets.The indices however, made marginal gains so far after opening on a flat note.At 9.36 a.m., the Sensex traded at 39,029.79 points, higher by 59.99...

21-May-2019 Mumbai

Sensex ends 382 points lower after record high

The Sensex on Tuesday ended 382 points in the red, after touching a record high of 39,572 minutes into the trade.The session started on a firm note with Sensex hitting a life- time high of 39,572, but it failed to hold on to the early gains and ended over...

20-May-2019 Mumbai

Exit polls: Nifty ends with largest point gain since 2008

The Nifty on Monday advanced by a massive 421.10 points to 11,828.25, its largest gain since 2008, as exit polls showed the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance getting a comfortable majority in the just-concluded general election.The BSE Sensex jumped by...

17-May-2019 Mumbai

Sensex rebounds, ends 537 pts higher

Sensex staged a strong rebound on Friday advancing by 537 points boosted by strength in banking and auto shares."Buying ahead of exit poll results due on Sunday evening triggered short covering in the markets," said Deepak Jasani of HDFC Securities.The BSE...

08-May-2019 Mumbai

Trade tensions, FII outflows drag equity indices lower

Global trade tensions along with disappointing quarterly results suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday.The key indices -- the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- had a gap-down opening and were subsequently weighed down by the outflow of foreign...

06-May-2019 Mumbai

Markets tumble over growing US-China trade tensions

In line with global markets, Indian equities on Monday logged steep falls as US President Donald Trump threatened to impose fresh trade tariffs worth $200 billion on Chinese goods.The US move is being seen as an unexpected and a major escalation in trade...

30-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex closes 35 points lower, Yes Bank tanks 30%

After a volatile trade session on Tuesday, Sensex and Nifty finished on a flat-to-negative note amid weak global cues as China reported a weaker than expected factory data and investors awaited the US Fed policy decision, due on Wednesday.The BSE Sensex fell...

23-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex down 80 pts over polls, oil caution

Investors on Tuesday traded with caution anticipating a further rise in the international oil prices, and conclusion of the third and largest phase of the general elections. Sensex ended 80 points lower after a range-bound movement throughout the day's trade.Analysts...

12-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex ends higher ahead of Q4 results, macro data

Ahead of the fourth quarter results of the IT heavyweights Infosys and TCS, and key macro data release, major equity indices ended the week on a higher note led by gains in banking stocks.The BSE Sensex closed 160.10 points or 0.41 per cent higher at 38,767.11....

09-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty flat on oil export concerns from Libya

Indian equity and the currency market opened on a flat note on Tuesday as investors feared a further rise in crude oil prices owing to concerns over exports from the war-torn Libya.The oil prices were already on the rise over US sanctions in Iran and Venezuela...

08-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex ends lower on surging crude prices

Weak global cues over the delay in Brexit deal, uncertainty around the US-China trade tension along with rising crude oil prices dented investor sentiment on Monday. Sensex and Nifty closed nearly 0.5 per cent lower.Among other factors, said analysts, was...

03-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Below normal monsoon prediction pulls markets down

Fears of a below normal monsoon and profit booking following four sessions of consecutive gains on Wednesday pulled the key equity indices lower. Nifty, which hit an all-time high by a small margin, also slid significantly towards the close.The global market,...

01-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Sensex hits all-time high, ends below 39k

The benchmark Sensex closed slightly below the 39,000-mark -- after hitting an all-time high on the first day of the FY19-20's trade -- over bets of a RBI rate cut and a healthy Chinese factory data, allaying fears of a global slowdown to some extent.Metal...

28-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Sensex ends 269 points up, Nifty settles at 10,858

Tracking overnight gains in the US markets, the key equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 -- closed on Friday with 0.75 per cent gains. Taking cues from the Asian markets both indices stayed comfortably in the green throughout the days' trade.Finance...

19-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Hopes of dovish US Fed, low oil prices lift equity market

Expectations of a marginal hike in US interest rates, along with lower crude oil prices and healthy inflows of foreign funds, lifted the key equity indices for the seventh consecutive day on Wednesday.Additionally, investor sentiments were boosted on the back of...

28-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty gain for third straight session; IT stocks up

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex advanced 200 points on Wednesday, extending gains for the third straight session led by healthy buying in IT stocks. The sentiment was also boosted by an appreciating rupee and healthy foreign fund inflows.The BSE IT index...

26-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, oil prices cheer investors, Sensex up 1%

Firm global cues, a persistent decline in crude oil prices, and value buying lifted the Indian equities higher on Monday.However, a strong demand for US dollars from importers coupled with domestic political uncertainty due to state elections and concerns...

22-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Political uncertainty, global sell-off drag equities lower

India's barometer indices -- Sensex and Nifty -- fell for a third straight day on Thursday tailing a global sell-off and as investors avoided taking positions ahead of a long weekend.Political uncertainty emanating from the dissolution of Jammu & Kashmir's...

21-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty slip on global sell-off; IT shares plunge

India's benchmark indices fell for a second straight day on Wednesday, tailing global peers and led by a slump in software exporters.However, a fall in international crude oil price arrested what could have been a sharper decline.Heavy selling pressure was witnessed...

19-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Hopes of easier lending norms, fund inflows lift equity indices

Indian equities got a lift on Monday amid expectations the central bank will take measures to ease liquidity crunch and relax lending norms for state-run banks."The market gained despite a drop in optimism about potential US-China trade deals. Investors looked...

16-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, fund influx buoy equity indices; telecom stocks rise

Broadly positive global markets, influx of foreign funds and healthy macro-economic trade data lifted the key Indian equity  indices on Friday.In addition, the risk taking appetite of investors was enhanced a day after credit rating agency Fitch affirmed...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Healthy fund inflow, cheaper oil lift equity indices

Healthy foreign fund inflows along with low crude oil prices and a strengthened rupee guided the key Indian equity indices to close Thursday's trade session on a positive note.In addition, broadly positive global stock markets enhanced investors' risk-taking...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Global markets, caution ahead of state polls subdue equity indices

The key Indian equity indices closed on a flat note on Wednesday, as weak global cues along with investors anxiety ahead of state polls and a mixed macro-economic inflation data points offset gains from lower crude oil prices.Sector-wise, heavy selling pressure...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty rebound on lower crude oil price, healthy macro data

India's key equity indices bounced back on Tuesday, gaining one per cent each, as global crude oil prices declined and domestic consumer inflation cooled, boosting investor sentiment.On Tuesday, the benchmark Brent crude price eased to $68.80 a barrel after...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Indian equities fall as global crude oil price resumes uptrend

India's benchmark equity indices surrendered the opening gains to settle about 1 per cent lower, as global crude oil price resumed its uptrend, fanning inflation concerns.The Brent crude price, a global barometer, rose to $70.97 a barrel, pushing the rupee lower....

07-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Muhurat session: Indices gain; auto, capital goods stocks rise

Broadly positive global markets along with lower crude oil prices pushed the key Indian equity indices higher during the special "Muhurat" trade session on Wednesday.The special hour-long session held every year on Diwali day to mark the start of the Hindu New...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex ends Samvat 2074 on a timid note, banking stocks fall

The key equity indices closed Samvat 2074 on a timid note, as the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 ended flat on Tuesday.Accordingly, the just concluded Samvat, which marks the closure of yearly account books, saw the benchmark Sensex gain eight per cent...

04-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Geopolitical issues, Q2 results to set equity market course

With the impending US sanctions on Iran, as also the ongoing quarterly earnings season and the upcoming festival of Diwali, the Indian equity market is likely to witness a short but eventful trading week ahead.Among the global factors, the US reimposing sanctions...

01-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty end flat amid choppy trade; rupee recovers

India's main equity indices ended on a flat-to-negative note in Thursday's trade which was marked by volatility as investors remained cautious ahead of quarterly earnings results along with brewing tensions between the government and the Reserve Bank.In addition,...

31-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Banking stocks lead indices to gains; weak rupee dents sentiment

The Indian equity indices experienced a highly volatile session on Wednesday, but managed to make gains, as apprehensions over the tension between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government gave way to investors clinching attractive deals.Consequently,...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Value buying pulls key indices higher by 2%; banking stocks surge

Despite negative global markets, the Indian stock indices surged by over two per cent on Monday, as value buying, along with an official announcement  on fresh liquidity infusion in the debt market, uplifted investors' sentiments.According to market observers,...

26-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty fall 1%, hit 7-month low

Broadly negative global markets along with a depreciating rupee pulled the domestic indices 1 per cent lower on Friday as both Sensex and Nifty dropped to a seven-month low.Heavy selling pressure was witnessed in the BSE IT index, which fell the most (2.05 per...

25-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices fall over 1% on higher crude price, F&O expiry

India's benchmark indices fell over 1 per cent on Wednesday, taking cues from global peers. Also, a slight increase in international crude oil prices pulled down the Indian rupee, dampening investor sentiments.That apart, the derivative expiry of the October...

24-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Rupee recovery, global cues assist domestic indices gain

India's benchmark Sensex bucked a 4-day losing streak on Wednesday, taking cues from global peers and relenting international crude oil prices, while the Indian rupee recoved significantly and boosted investor sentiment.However, the massive outflow of foreign...

20-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Indian stock markets slip on global concerns, mixed Q2 results

Mixed corporate earnings, along with heightened chances of a US interest rate hike and fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, dragged the key indices of Indian stock market in the red during the just concluded weekly trade session.However, a decline...

19-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices slip on global cues; Sensex down over 460 points

Broadly negative global markets, along with outflow of foreign funds and a marginal rise in crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices into the red on Friday.In addition, mixed quarterly earning results combined with heavy selling pressure in...

19-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, rupee dent equity indices, Sensex down over 400 points

Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a slightly weak rupee and a marginal rise in global crude oil prices dragged the key domestic equity indices in the red during Friday's trade session.The Indian rupee opened on a weaker note at 73.62 to a US dollar...

17-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Profit booking, crude oil prices pull indices by over 1%

Profit booking, along with a slight rise in global crude oil prices and depreciation in the Indian rupee, pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Wednesday after three consecutive days of gains.Sector-wise, except for IT and FMCG stocks, all others witnessed...

12-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty rebounds 2% on value buying and stable rupee

The key equity indices gained over two per cent during the mid-afternoon session of the trade on Friday rebounding from the losses made after wide-sell off in the global markets which plunged the domestic markets by two per cent on Thursday.Except for IT...

11-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Sensex plummets 800 points, Nifty below 10,300 as volatility rules

India's key equity indices plummeted in afternoon session on Thursday after a feeble recovery early on, as concerns about global growth and expectations of ever-tighter interest rates in the United States roiled markets across the world.The S&P BSE Sensex...

10-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty jump on value buying, hopes of upbeat earnings

Key equity indices jumped on Wednesday, as investors piled into beaten-down stocks amid expectations of robust corporate earnings for the second quarter ended September.The S&P BSE Sensex vaulted over 400 points, while the NSE's Nifty surged 135 points...

03-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Weak rupee, inflationary pressure fears drag equity indices lower

Rise in crude oil prices, along with a weak rupee and outflow of foreign funds, dragged the key domestic equity indices lower over 1 per cent on Wednesday.In addition, fears over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) turning more hawkish in its monetary policy...

27-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Sensex sheds 218 points, Nifty below 11,000-mark

Key equity indices slipped into the red for the second consecutive session on Thursday as the S&P BSE Sensex closed 218 points down and the  NSE's Nifty50 closed lower at 10,978 points as investors turned cautious ahead of the September futures...

14-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rupee recovery, lower inflation push key equity indices higher

A recovery in the Indian rupee's value along with broadly positive global cues and a slower rise in wholesale price inflation for August pushed the Indian equity indices higher on Friday.Consequently, the S&P BSE Sensex was up by 0.99 per cent and...

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