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27-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Markets scale new highs, but fail to sustain impetus

Indian equity markets on Thursday made fresh record highs. However, selling pressure triggered by profit bookings dragged them to closing in the red.Besides, April 2017 derivatives expiry, coupled with weak global cues and an outflow of foreign funds, subdued...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Global cues push Sensex, Nifty to new record highs

Positive global cues and optimism over the upcoming quarterly earning results pushed the Indian equity markets to new closing highs on Wednesday.Besides, the NSE Nifty touched a new record high level of intra-day trade at 9,367 points. The BSE Sensex also effected...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, rupee lift equities; Nifty above 9,300 points

Positive global cues along with a strengthened rupee lifted the NSE Nifty to its new record high of over 9,300 points and the BSE Sensex to its highest closing level in almost three weeks.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) touched a...

24-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Higher global indices lift Indian equities

Higher European and Asian indices along with a strengthened rupee lifted the Indian equity markets on Monday.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 98.55 points or 1.08 per cent to 9,217.95 points.The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive...

21-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on foreign funds outflow, selling pressure

Foreign funds' outflow, coupled with a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in healthcare, FMCG and automobile stocks, subdued the Indian equity markets on Friday.Besides, caution prevailed over the ongoing fourth quarter results season.The wider 51-scrip Nifty...

19-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets close flat, banking stocks recede

Prolonged outflow of foreign funds and heavy selling pressure in banking stocks led the Indian equity markets to close on a flat-to-negative note on Wednesday.Besides, investors' sentiments were hampered by weak global cues and caution over the ongoing fourth...

18-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Weak global cues, outflow of funds suppress Indian equities

Bearish global cues on the back of rising geo-political tensions, coupled with huge outflow of foreign funds, pulled the Indian equity indices to their lowest levels in three weeks on Tuesday.The key indices, which opened the day's trade on a positive note,...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India's wholesale price inflation in March falls to 5.70%

India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices softened in March at 5.70 per cent after having risen to over a three-year high of 6.55 per cent in February on rising food and fuel prices, official data showed on Monday. Industry said its upward push...

13-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing macro-data, Infosys' Q4 result drag equities lower

Disappointing macro-economic data points and lower revenue guidance from an IT major dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Thursday.Besides, massive outflows of foreign funds and rising geopolitical tensions weighed heavy on investors' sentiment.The wider 51-scrip...

11-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Value buying lifts equity markets higher

The Indian equity markets made healthy gains on Tuesday as value buying re-emerged after consecutive sessions of consolidation.However, gains were capped due to caution over the rising tensions in the Middle East and political uncertainty in Europe.The wider...

10-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Geo-political concerns, funds' outflow pull equities lower

Global geo-political tensions, coupled with outflow of foreign funds and a weak rupee pulled the domestic equity markets lower on Monday.Investors were also cautious ahead of the upcoming fourth quarter earning results and major macro-economic data points,...

07-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Geo-political tensions subdue Indian equities

Global geo-political tensions, outflow of foreign funds and heavy selling pressure in banking, healthcare and metal stocks pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Friday.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed well below its important...

06-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Indices end flat, as RBI leaves key lending rate unchanged

Indian equity markets on Thursday closed on a flat-to-negative note after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its interest rates unchanged in its first bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review of the 2017-18 fiscal, which failed to uplift investors' sentiments.Besides,...

05-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds, tax data push key indices to scale new highs

Healthy inflow of foreign funds, along with positive tax collection data and global cues elevated the Indian equity markets to close at new highs on Wednesday.Healthy buying was witnessed in consumer durables, capital goods and automobile stocks as the two key...

03-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Macro-data, foreign fund inflows lift equity markets to new high

The key Indian indices closed at record high levels on Monday on the back of healthy macro-economic data, inflow of foreign funds, and healthy buying in capital goods and banking stocks.The first trade session of the new financial year 2017-18 also saw a...

31-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities close flat, global cues hamper sentiments

Breaking the three-day gaining streak, the key Indian equity indices closed on a flat note on Friday -- the last day of the financial year 2016-17 -- as negative global cues hampered investors' sentiments.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange...

30-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities close higher on derivatives expiry day

Amid volatility on the day of the March 2017 derivatives contract expiry, Indian equity markets closed on a bullish note for the third consecutive trade session on Thursday.On expiry of March 2017 series contracts in the futures and options (F&O) segment,...

29-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Equities rise on positive global cues, strong rupee

Indian equity markets extended gains for the second consecutive trade session on Wednesday following positive global cues, a strong rupee and inflow of funds.The key indices closed with gains of close to half a per cent each, as healthy buying was witnessed...

28-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Positive global cues, inflows of funds lift Indian equities

Positive global cues, along with massive inflow of foreign funds and value buying lifted the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.The key indices closed with gains of over half a per cent each, as healthy buying was witnessed in banking, automobile and consumer durables...

27-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities subdued on negative global cues

Negative global cues and heavy selling pressure witnessed in metal, automobile, and healthcare stocks subdued the Indian equity markets on Monday.The key indices closed with losses of more than half a per cent each, even as a strong rupee and continuous inflow...

24-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities close with gains, banks stocks surge

Healthy buying in banking stocks and a strong rupee pushed the Indian equity markets higher on Friday, leading the key indices to close with gains for the second consecutive trade session."Markets continued to rally with the BSE Sensex rising by 89 points. The...

23-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds' inflows, short covering lift Indian equities

Huge inflows of foreign funds, coupled with positive global cues, and healthy buying witnessed in automobile, capital goods and oil and gas stocks lifted the Indian equity markets on Thursday.Breaking the streak of three consecutive sessions of losses, the...

22-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slide on negative global cues

Indian equity markets on Wednesday slipped for the third consecutive trade session, as investors' sentiments were dented on the back of negative global cues, coupled with a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in automobile, consumer durables and banking stocks.The...

21-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities pare losses, close flat

Indian equity markets closed flat with marginal losses on Tuesday, with heavy selling pressure witnessed in healthcare, banking and automobile stocks.Substantial inflows of foreign funds, a strong rupee and broadly positive global cues helped the key indices...

20-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on negative global cues, profit booking

Indian equity markets on Monday slipped on the back of broadly negative global cues and heavy selling pressure witnessed in IT, banking and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) stocks.Besides, sector-specific selling pressure, especially in Idea Cellular's...

18-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Bulls ride on election outcome, Nifty closes above 9,100-mark

Riding on the outcome of the just-concluded assembly elections, key Indian equity indices zoomed to new 52-week highs and crossed their psychologically significant levels. The benchmark NSE Nifty hit a record intra-day high and closed above the 9,100-mark for...

17-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Equities gain marginally, Nifty crosses 9,200-mark intra-day

The Indian equity markets closed on Friday with marginal gains and the benchmark NSE Nifty hit another record intra-day high crossing the psychologically significant 9,200-mark for the first time.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE)...

16-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Nifty closes above 9,100-mark, global cues cheer equities

The key Indian equity indices on Thursday touched new 52-week high levels, with the NSE Nifty closing above the psychologically significant 9,100-level for the first time.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) had earlier on March...

15-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Selling pressure in IT, US rate hike fear pull equities down

Heavy selling pressure in IT and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) stocks, coupled with disappointing macro-economic data pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.Besides, investors were cautious ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee's...

14-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities zoom up on state elections' results

Indian equity markets on Tuesday surged to touch new 52-week-high levels following crucial state election results declared on March 11.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) touched a new record intra-day high, and a new closing high...

10-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Equities inch up on strong rupee, foreign funds' inflows

Strong rupee, coupled with fresh inflow of foreign funds and positive global cues marginally lifted the Indian equity markets on Friday.The key indices closed on a flat-to-positive note, as healthy buying was witnessed in capital goods, automobile and IT stocks.However,...

09-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds' inflows buoy Indian equities

Indian equity markets closed on a flat-to-positive note on Thursday on the back of fresh inflows of foreign funds and healthy buying in automobile, banking and consumer durables stocks.However, negative global cues and a weak rupee arrested further rise of...

08-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Selling pressure pulls Indian equities lower

Despite positive global cues and a huge inflow of foreign funds, the Indian equity markets closed with losses for the second consecutive session on Wednesday.Investors' sentiments were subdued on the back of a marginally weak rupee and heavy selling pressure...

07-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, selling pressure subdue Indian equities

Indian equity markets closed a shade lower on Tuesday as negative global cues and heavy selling pressure subdued investors' sentiments.According to market observers, investors remained cautious ahead of the assembly elections results and the outcome of the...

06-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities surge to new closing highs of 24 months

Indian equity markets on Monday surged to new closing-high levels in the last 24 months as investors' sentiments were buoyed after a major breakthrough was achieved on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) legislation.Besides, inflows of foreign funds and a strong...

03-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Equities indices close flat on global cues

The Indian equities markets closed on a flat note on Friday, as global cues and weak rupee eroded investors' risk taking ability.Besides, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in the banking, automobile, and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks.However,...

02-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Heavy selling pressure subdues equities indices

Indian equities markets were subdued on Thursday as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in banking, healthcare, and oil and gas stocks.The key indices closed with losses of half a per cent each, despite a strong rupee and inflow of foreign funds.The wider...

01-Mar-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities surge on macro-data, firm global cues

Positive domestic macro-economic data, coupled with firm global cues and upbeat quarterly automobile sales results lifted the Indian equities markets on Wednesday.The key indices closed with gains of more than half a per cent each, despite a weak rupee and outflow...

28-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Caution ahead of macro-data release suppresses equities

Caution ahead of the release of major domestic macro-economic data points, along with heavy selling pressure witnessed in oil and gas, automobile and energy stocks, suppressed the Indian equities markets on Tuesday.However, loses were pared on the back of higher...

27-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, outflow of foreign funds pull Indian equities lower

Broadly negative global cues, outflow of foreign funds and heavy selling pressure witnessed in banking, automobile and capital goods stocks, subdued investors' sentiments and pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Monday.Besides, investors were cautious...

23-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds, rupee push equities markets marginally higher

Indian equities markets closed on Thursday on a flat-to-positive note as inflow of foreign funds and rupee appreciation buoyed investors' sentiments . Besides, healthy buying in the telecom sector after Bharti Airtel announced a Telenor India buy out enhanced...

21-Feb-2017 Mumbai

TCS shares buy-back, positive global cues lift equities

The announcement of a share buy-back by an IT major, along with broadly positive global cues and healthy buying support in the banking sector led the key Indian equities indices on Tuesday to touch their new closing highs of 2017.The wider 51-scrip Nifty...

17-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Fresh buying lifts equities, key indices touch new closing highs

Indian equities markets on Friday surged to new five-month closing high with gains of around half a per cent each, as healthy buying was witnessed in banking, healthcare, and oil and gas stocks.Besides, a strong rupee and substantial inflow of foreign funds...

16-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Healthy macro-data lifts Indian equities

Healthy macro-data, coupled with broadly positive Asian indices and value buying, lifted the Indian equities markets on Thursday.The key domestic indices closed with gains of more than half a per cent each, as healthy buying was witnessed in healthcare, automobile,...

15-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing Q3 results, global cues drag equities lower

Increased chances of an upcoming US rate hike and disappointing quarterly results dragged the Indian equities markets lower on Wednesday.The key domestic indices closed the day's trade in the red -- more than half per cent down -- as heavy selling pressure was...

14-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat on disappointing macro-economic data

Indian equities markets on Tuesday closed on a flat note -- fractionally in the red -- as disappointing macro-economic data, coupled with broadly negative global cues and profit booking, subdued investors' sentiments.However, positive European markets, along...

13-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat ahead of macro-data release

Indian equities markets closed on a flat-to-positive note on Monday as positive global cues and inflow of foreign funds buoyed investors' sentiments.However, caution prevailed ahead of the release of key macro-economic inflation data points -- the Consumer...

12-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Quarterly results, rupee movement to drive equities markets

Macro-economic inflation data, amidst the last batch of third quarter results, along with global cues are expected to chart the movement of the equities markets during the upcoming week.Moreover, trends in the ongoing state assembly elections, followed by the trajectory...

10-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing Q3, profit booking drag equities indices lower

Indian equities markets ended on a flat-to-positive note on Friday as disappointing quarterly results, caution ahead of the release of a key macro-economic data point -- the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) -- and profit booking capped gains.However, broadly...

09-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Equities inch up on broadly positive global cues

The Indian equities markets on Thursday closed on a flat-to-positive note, as broadly positive global cues, coupled with inflow of foreign funds and a strong rupee, buoyed investors' sentiments.However, caution ahead of the release of a key macro-economic...

06-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Positive global cues lift key indices to new 2017-closing highs

Indian equities markets on Monday surged on the back of positive global cues, rupee appreciation and higher crude oil prices to hit a five-month closing high.The key indices closed with appreciable gains of more than half a per cent each, even as some gains...

03-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities end flat, profit booking caps gains

Indian equities markets closed on a flat note on Friday, even as inflow of foreign funds, coupled with a strong rupee and positive global cues kept investors' sentiments buoyed.However, profit booking at higher levels capped gains and the key indices closed...

02-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds' inflow, strong rupee buoy Indian equities

Inflow of foreign funds, coupled with a strong rupee buoyed the Indian equities markets on Thursday.However, investors were cautious ahead of the Bank of England's (BoE) interest rate decision later in the day, and the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary...

31-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking, caution ahead of Union Budget subdue equities

Caution ahead of the Union Budget's presentation, coupled with negative global cues and outflow of foreign funds, subdued the Indian equities markets on Tuesday.The Budget session of Parliament started on Tuesday with President Pranab Mukherjee's address to...

30-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on negative global cues

Despite foreign funds' inflow, an appreciation in rupee and hopes of budgetary sops, Indian equities markets slipped on Monday as negative global cues subdued investors' sentiments.The key indices traded around the flat line to close the day's trade in the red...

27-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds' inflow, budgetary expectations lift equities

The inflow of foreign funds, coupled with rupee appreciation and positive Asian indices on Friday pushed the Indian equities to their highest levels in around three months.Besides, hopes of incentives in the upcoming Union budget kept investors' sentiments...

25-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Equities surge on short-covering, positive global cues

Short-covering on the back of futures and options (F&O) expiry, coupled with rupee appreciation and positive global indices, cheered the Indian equities markets on Wednesday.Besides, healthy quarterly results, inflow of foreign funds and hopes of incentives in...

23-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Budgetary expectations lift Indian equities

Hopes of budgetary incentives and healthy buying in metal, automobile and oil and gas sectors lifted the Indian equities markets on Monday.However, profit booking at higher levels and foreign fund outflows capped gains.The equity markets started the week's...

20-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Negative global cues, disappointing results drag equities lower

Negative global cues, along with disappointing quarterly results and a weak rupee, dragged the Indian equities markets lower on Friday.Besides, investors remained cautious ahead of US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.The key indices opened on a negative...

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