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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...

31-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Equities close in red ahead of Budget 2018-19, Sensex gives up 36k

Caution ahead of the Union Budget 2018-19 presentation led the key Indian equity indices to close in the negative territory for the second consecutive session on Wednesday.Market observers said negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in healthcare, consumer...

30-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Weak global cues, caution ahead of Budget subdue equity indices

Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday gave up gains and slipped into the negative territory as weak global cues coupled with heavy selling pressure in consumer durables, banking and IT stocks kept investors' sentiments subdued.Market observers said investors...

25-Jan-2018 Mumbai

F&O expiry, profit booking drag equity indices lower

Snapping a six-day gaining streak, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed in the red on the back of heavy selling pressure in auto, IT and consumer durables stocks.According to market observers, caution on January futures and options (F&O) expiry,...

24-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices scale new highs amid flat gains ahead of F&O expiry

Amid much volatility, the two key Indian equity indices on Wednesday closed in the green for the sixth consecutive session even as profit booking wiped-off most of last five sessions' gains.According to analysts, the markets took a breather a day after the...

23-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Market zooms : Sensex at 36K, Nifty50 at 11K

Projection of India's healthy economic growth outlook, along with bullish global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices to their new highs during the morning trade session on Tuesday.Accordingly, the S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 breached their previous...

22-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Earnings, fund inflows lift equity indices to record highs

Upbeat quarterly corporate earnings, along with appreciable influx of foreign funds and healthy buying in IT stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday yet again to record high levels -- continuing with gains for the fourth consecutive trade session.The...

19-Jan-2018 Mumbai

GST rate cut, upbeat Q3 results propel Nifty50 to 10,900-mark

Extending gains for the third consecutive session, the key Indian equity indices on Friday zoomed to new highs, with the NSE Nifty50 crossing the psychologically important 10,900-mark for the first time.According to market observers, positive global cues, coupled...

18-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Bank stocks lift equity indices to new highs amid trimming gains

Despite paring gains on the back of profit booking, the key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and Nifty50 -- managed to close at new highs on Thursday led by healthy buying in banking stocks.According to market observers, positive Asian markets, coupled...

17-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Sensex climbs mount 35k first time, Nifty50 hits 10,800 intra-day

Optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with an upward rally in banking stocks and healthy inflow of foreign funds, lifted the key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- to record high levels on Wednesday.Also, the government's...

15-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Easing inflation, Q3 earnings optimism lift Nifty50 to 10,700-mark

Domestic macro-economic data indicating easing inflation, coupled with an optimism surrounding quarterly corporate earnings, pushed the key Indian equity indices to record high levels, with the NSE Nifty50 index crossing the 10,700-mark for the first time.The...

12-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices surge to new highs on global cues, buying support

Despite a sudden sell-off blip following a public attack on the Chief Justice of India by four senior colleagues, the key equity indices of the Indian stock markets on Friday closed at fresh highs with modest gains.According to market observers, optimism over...

11-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices close at new highs led by IT, realty stocks

The key Indian equity indices -- Sensex and Nifty50 -- discarded losses and closed at record highs with modest gains on Thursday riding on the back of optimism over the upcoming quarterly earnings result season, as well as healthy buying in IT, Teck and...

09-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Global cues lift equity indices to new highs

Key Indian equity indices closed at fresh highs on Tuesday with subtle gains on the back of positive global cues and healthy buying in consumer durables, realty and FMCG stocks.According to market observers, optimism over the upcoming quarterly earnings...

08-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Foreign funds power Nifty50 flight above 10,600-mark

Healthy buying from foreign funds, along with optimism over the upcoming quarterly earnings result season, on Monday catapulted the key equity indices -- NSE Nifty50 and S&P BSE Sensex -- to their record closing highs.Index-wise, the buoyant global cues...

05-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Global cues push equity indices to new high levels

The BSE Sensex and Nifty50 continued with gains for the second consecutive trade session to close at new high levels riding on positive global cues, along with inflow of foreign funds and healthy buying in consumer durables, banking and auto stocks.On a...

04-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, funds inflow push equity indices higher

After three sessions of losses, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday recovered from the lows to close in the green as positive global cues, along with inflow of foreign funds and healthy buying in consumer durables, capital goods and metal stocks, lifted...

03-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Profit booking, higher crude oil prices subdue equity indices

The key indices of the Indian equity market closed Wednesday's trade session on a flat note after investors booked profit in automobile and oil and gas stocks.According to market analysts, profit booking and a rise in global crude oil prices pared the initial...

02-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Profit booking subdues equity indices

The key indices of the Indian equity market closed Tuesday's trade session on a flat note after volatility was induced due to caution ahead of upcoming quarterly earning results, and profit booking.Market analysts observed that heavy selling pressure in...

01-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Profit booking, low volumes depress equity indices

Profit booking along with low volumes and higher crude oil prices depressed key indices of the Indian equity market on Monday -- the first trading day of 2018.According to market analysts, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in banking, auto, metals, oil and...

29-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close with gains on global cues, strong rupee

Key Indian equity indices on Friday closed the last trading day of calendar year 2017 on a higher note as positive global cues, along with a strong rupee and healthy buying in auto, IT and consumer durables stocks gave a boost to investors' sentiments.On...

28-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close with marginal losses on F&O expiry day

Amid volatility on the day of futures and options (F&O) expiry, key Indian equity indices on Thursday gave up all gains to close on a flat note -- marginally in the red -- with heavy selling pressure in banking, auto, and oil and gas stocks.On a closing...

27-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices drop from day's highs, Sensex closes below 34k

The key Indian equity indices, which touched fresh highs intra-day on Wednesday, slipped into the negative territory during the last hour of trade as investors booked profits ahead of derivatives expiry on Thursday.According to market observers, a depreciating...

22-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices scale fresh highs; Nifty50 crosses 10,500 intra-day

Ahead of a long weekend, the key Indian equity indices closed at new highs after recording fresh levels on an intra-day basis riding on broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in IT, auto and capital goods stocks.On the National Stock Exchange (NSE),...

21-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close lower on global cues, inflation concerns

After trading on a tepid note for the entire day, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed a rangebound trade session in the red as weak global cues, along with heavy selling in auto stocks, kept investors' sentiments subdued.According to market observers,...

20-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices retreat from new intra-day highs on profit booking

Breaking a four-day winning streak, key indices of the domestic equity markets closed on a lower note on Wednesday as weak global cues, coupled with heavy selling pressure in banking and auto stocks and huge outflow of foreign funds, hampered investors' risk-taking...

19-Dec-2017 Mumbai

BJP win, soaring auto stocks lift equity indices to new closing highs

 Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- extended gains for the fourth consecutive session and closed at new highs on Tuesday, cheering the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) win in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls.Sentiments...

18-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Poll results swing equity indices, close trade in green

Key Indian equity indices on Monday danced to the tunes of the assembly polls results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to finally close with gains after swinging from the extreme negative to the positive.Amid much volatility, the S&P BSE Sensex oscillated...

15-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices extend gains, exit polls outcome uplift sentiments

Riding on the exit polls outcome which predicted a BJP win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, the two key indices of the domestic markets extended gains for the second consecutive session on Friday.According to market observers, the key equity...

14-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close higher ahead of Gujarat exit poll results

Short covering, along with positive hopes of the ruling BJP's win in the crucial two-phased Gujarat assembly elections, erased the day's entire losses and lifted the key Indian equity indices to close in the green on Thursday.On a closing basis, the wider...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices extend losses ahead of US Fed policy outcome

Continuing with losses for the second day in a row, the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday gave up all their morning gains to end a volatile trade session in the red as investors booked profits in metals, capital goods and banking stocks.According to market...

12-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, profit booking snap equity indices 3-day gains

Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed on a lower note -- snapping a three-day gaining streak -- as rising crude oil prices, along with negative global cues and profit booking in rate-sensitive stocks, hampered investors' risk-taking appetite.According...

11-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Positive global cues, IT stocks lift equity indices

Key Indian equity indices extended their gains for the third consecutive session on Monday as positive global cues, alongwith healthy buying in auto, IT and healthcare stocks, lifted market sentiment.On a closing basis, the wider Nifty50 of the National...

10-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Macro-data, parliament session to steer equity indices

Upcoming macro-economic data points, coupled with the commencement of parliament's winter session and global cues, especially crude oil prices, are expected to determine the trajectory of the key equity indices in the coming week.According to market observers,...

08-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices surge on global cues; FMCG, pharma stocks lead

The key Indian equity indices on Friday extended gains for the second consecutive session to close on a higher note as positive global cues and a surge in FMCG, healthcare, metal and auto stocks gave a boost to investors' sentiments.According to market observers,...

07-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty gain over 1% on bargain hunting

Bargain hunting by investors after previous two session's losses lifted the key Indian equity indices on Thursday, with the BSE Sensex gaining over 300 points and the NSE Nifty50 closing firmly above the 10,100 level.According to market observers, robust buying...

06-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Rate-sensitive stocks drag equity indices lower

Key Indian equity indices on Wednesday declined to close on a lower note, dragged lower by interest-rate sensitive stocks after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) maintained status quo on its key lending rates in the fifth monetary policy review of 2017-18.Rate-sensitive...

05-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close slightly lower, banking stocks trim losses

Key Indian equity indices recovered from their day's lows to close with marginal losses on Tuesday even as broadly negative global cues, along with disappointing services sector data and outflow of foreign funds, kept market sentiment subdued.According to...

04-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat, IT stocks buoy sentiments

Breaking a four-day losing streak, key Indian equity indices on Monday closed in the green with marginal gains as investors traded with caution ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) two-day policy review meet starting Tuesday.According to market observers,...

01-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, fiscal deficit concerns drag equities lower

Growing concerns over the country's widening fiscal deficit, coupled with negative global cues and profit booking in auto, metal and oil and gas stocks, dragged the key Indian equity indices lower on Friday.According to market observers, the indices were dragged...

30-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices plunge on widened fiscal deficit, weak global cues

Key Indian equity indices plunged on Thursday to close with substantial losses as data showing a widened fiscal deficit for the first seven months of 2017-18, along with subdued Asian markets and volatility infused by November futures and options (F&O)...

29-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat ahead of F&O expiry, Q2 GDP data

Key Indian equity indices on Wednesday closed on a flat note with minimal losses as investors traded with caution ahead of futures and options (F&O) expiry as well as the second quarter GDP data announcement on November 30 (Thursday).The benchmark indices,...

28-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Sell-off in index heavyweights snaps equities' eight-day gains

Breaking an eight-day winning streak, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday succumbed to heavy selling pressure and closed in the negative territory after trading on a volatile note during the entire day.Market observers pointed out that heavy selling pressure...

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