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17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Nifty50 at new high, despite profit booking and low volumes

Even as the general investors' sentiments were subdued on Tuesday, the key Indian equity index -- the NSE Nifty50 -- made marginal gains to close at a new high.According to market observers, low volumes and profit booking subdued investors' sentiments --...

16-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty touch record high

Better-than-expected macroeconomic data boosted investors' sentiment, which helped key Indian equity indices to touch a record high on Monday.The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 122.17 points or 0.38 per cent higher during the afternoon trade.The wider 50-scrip...

13-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Nifty scales record highs on upbeat macro-data, quarterly earnings

With stable inflation, healthy domestic factory output data and a strong rupee giving a fillip to investors' risk-taking appetite, the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hit record highs on Friday. The BSE Sensex also closed 250 points higher.A...

10-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Equities close in green, Nifty50 ends above 10k-mark

Continuing with gains for the third consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed in the green on the back of broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in capital goods, banking and healthcare stocks.The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock...

09-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat as caution looms ahead of earnings season

Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- on Monday closed on a flat note with marginal gains on the back of healthy buying in consumer durables, banking and FMCG stocks.According to market observers, the key indices traded range-bound...

29-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking subdues equity markets

Key Indian equity indices closed on a flat-to-positive note as investors booked profits ahead of the release of important macro-economic data later on Friday.Market observers opined that the caution ahead of the RBI's monetary policy review and a long weekend...

28-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities' 7-day fall concludes; bargain hunting lifts sentiments

Breaking a seven-day-long losing streak, key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- on Thursday closed in the green on the back of positive European markets and bargain hunting.Although volatility was induced in the markets intra-day on...

26-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities close marginally lower on global cues, foreign fund outflows

Extending losses for the sixth consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed marginally in the red as rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula, coupled with continuous outflow of foreign of funds, dented investors' risk-taking appetite.According...

22-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities fall steepest in 10 months on global cues, weak rupee

Key Indian equity indices on Friday witnessed the steepest fall since November 2016, on the back of escalating geo-political tensions between North Korea and the US, a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in capital goods, metal and banking stocks.Market...

18-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Nifty50 at record high; global cues, fund inflows boost equities

After almost a month-and-half, the NSE Nifty50 closed at a new record high on Monday as positive global cues, along with healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and consumer durables stocks, lifted investors' sentiments.According to market observers, the...

15-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat on weak global cues, profit booking

Weak global cues on the back of recurring geo-political tensions, coupled with profit booking in banking, capital goods, FMCG and healthcare sectors, subdued investors' sentiments and led the key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 --...

15-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat, healthcare, banks stocks trim losses

Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- closed on a flat note on Thursday, with healthy buying in healthcare and banking stocks.The wider 51-scrip Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was up 7.30 points, or 0.07 per cent, to...

13-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking drags equity markets lower

The key Indian equity indices closed on a flat-to-negative note on Wednesday, as profit booking and heavy selling pressure in oil and gas stocks eroded investors' risk-taking appetite.According to market observers, an improvement in the macro-economic...

11-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Global cues lift equity indices; Nifty50 reclaims 10k-mark

Key Indian equity indices on Monday surged -- with the NSE Nifty50 reclaiming the psychologically important 10,000-mark -- as positive global cues on the back of easing geo-political tensions, coupled with healthy buying in capital goods, banking and oil...

08-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices end with marginal gains, capital goods stocks up

After a day of volatile trading, key Indian equity indices on Friday closed on a flat note -- marginally in the green -- buoyed by a strong rupee and good buying activities in capital goods stocks.According to market observers, sentiments continued to remain...

07-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat, auto, metal stocks up

Key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- closed on a flat note on Thursday. Healthy buying was witnessed in automobile, metal and capital goods stocks.According to market observers, sentiments continued to remain subdued on the...

06-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities slip on negative global cues, sell-off in index heavyweights

Negative global cues, coupled with heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights like Sun Pharma and ITC and substantial outflow of foreign funds, pulled key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- lower on Wednesday.Sectorwise, the S&P...

05-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities close in green; consumer durables, oil & gas lift sentiments

Boosted by positive European markets, persistent purchasing by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and healthy buying in consumer durables, oil and gas as well as banking stocks, key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- surged from...

04-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equities skid on geo-poltical tensions, sell-off in auto stocks

Negative global cues on the back of escalating geo-political tensions and heavy selling pressure in auto and banking stocks dragged key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- lower on Monday.The fall was despite hopes of policy actions...

01-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices surge on rate cut hopes, healthy auto sales data

Hopes of a policy rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), coupled with broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in automobile, metal and healthcare stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- on Friday.The...

31-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Equities close in green on F&O expiry day

After volatile trading on the day of futures and options (F&O) expiry on Thursday, the key Indian equity indices pared all losses to close in the green, supported by short covering in consumer durables, automobile and oil and gas stocks and positive European...

24-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Equities close with marginal gains, healthcare stocks surge

Key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- on Thursday closed on a flat-to-positive note as short covering in healthcare stocks, coupled with positive European markets and a strong rupee, kept investors' sentiments afloat.The wider...

23-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, banking reforms lift equity markets

Positive global cues, along with the announcement on consolidation of public sector banks, lifted the key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty 50 and the BSE Sensex -- on Wednesday.According to market observers, broadly positive global indices and healthy buying...

22-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, value buying buoy equity indices

After two consecutive sessions of losses, the two key indices of the Indian equity markets -- NSE Nifty50 and BSE Sensex -- made marginal gains on Tuesday, as positive global cues along with "some value buying" buoyed investors' sentiments.According to market...

21-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, selling pressure pull equity indices lower

Negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights such as Infosys, ONGC and Tata Motors among others pulled the key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty 50 and the BSE Sensex -- lower on Monday.According to market observers, subdued global...

18-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Infosys stocks, negative global cues drag equities lower

Breaking a three-day gaining streak, key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- slipped on Friday as a sell off in the stocks of index heavyweight Infosys, coupled with negative global cues, hampered investors' risk-taking appetite.The...

17-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Equities close marginally higher; IT stocks keep sentiments buoyed

After a volatile day of trade, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed on a flat note though continuing their streak of gains for the third consecutive session on the back of healthy buying in IT, Teck (technology, media and entertainment) and metal...

16-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Healthy buying in index heavyweights lifts Indian equities

The key Indian equity indices on Wednesday continued with their second consecutive session of gains to close on a higher note as healthy buying was witnessed in index heavyweights such as ITC, HDFC, Tata Motors and Hindustan Unilever (HUL), among others.Besides,...

14-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Equities recover from 5-week lows, global cues lift sentiments

After five consecutive sessions of losses, the key Indian equity indices on Monday recovered from their five-week lows on the back of broadly positive global cues, coupled with healthy buying in metals, consumer durables and capital goods stocks.The Nifty50...

10-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, monsoon rains lift equity indices to new highs

Positive global cues along with short covering, above normal monsoon rains and expectations of healthy quarterly numbers pushed the Indian equity markets to close at fresh highs on Monday.According to market observers, despite a technical glitch which impacted...

07-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Negative global cues pull equity markets down

Negative global cues and selling pressure in IT, banking and consumer durables stocks pulled the Indian equity markets down on Friday.The wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed the day's trade at 9,665.80 points -- lower by 8.75 points, or 0.09...

06-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Strong buying in banks, auto stocks lifts equity markets

Strong buying activity in banking, automobile and FMCG stocks lifted the Indian equity markets for the second consecutive session on Thursday, despite global cues remaining broadly negative.However, the key indices pared some gains and fell from their day's...

04-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Profit-taking, geo-political tensions drag equity markets lower

Geo-political tensions, coupled with subdued global indices and profit booking, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Tuesday.According to market observers, investors booked profits in sectors such as automobile, healthcare and FMCG.The 30-scrip Sensitive Index...

03-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets cheer GST launch, auto results : ITC top gainer

Cheering the launch of the country's biggest indirect tax reform -- the Goods and Services Tax (GST) -- on July 1, the Indian equity markets turned bullish and closed with substantial gains on Monday.Market observers opined that the key indices rose close to...

30-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sensex : Equity markets close with gains ahead of GST launch

Buoyed by positive European markets and healthy buying in consumer durables, FMCG and healthcare stocks, the Indian equity markets on Friday pared all morning losses to close in the green just ahead of the launch of the country's biggest indirect tax reform...

29-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat on derivatives expiry day, metal stocks surge

The Indian equity markets on Thursday recouped after sixth consecutive sessions of losses to close on a flat note -- marginally in the green -- as volatility was induced on the day of June derivatives expiry.According to market observers, positive global...

23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets

The Indian equity markets closed in the red on Friday as broadly negative global cues, coupled with caution ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation and heavy selling pressure subdued investor sentiments.The wider Nifty of the National Stock...

22-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets trim gains as investors book profits

After trading at a fresh high for most of the day, the Indian equity markets on Thursday closed on a flat note as investors booked profits.Besides, weak global cues and heavy selling pressure in almost all sectors, led by oil and gas, metal and capital goods,...

21-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Equities close flat on global cues, selling pressure in auto stocks

After a volatile day of trade, the Indian equity markets on Wednesday closed on a flat but marginally red note as negative global cues, outflow of funds and heavy selling pressure in automobile, metal, and oil and gas stocks subdued investors' sentiments.The...

21-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, selling pressure pull equity markets lower

The Indian equity markets traded in the red during the mid-afternoon session on Wednesday, as negative global cues, a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in automobile, oil and gas, and IT stocks subdued investors' sentiments.At 12.45 p.m., the wider Nifty...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Equities trim gains, foreign funds' outflow subdues sentiments

Prolonged outflow of foreign funds and selling pressure on banking and FMCG stocks wiped off the morning gains and led the Indian equity markets to close on a flat-to-negative note on Tuesday.However, positive European markets and healthy buying in consumer durables,...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sensex at new high; global cues, banks stocks lift equity markets

Cheered by positive global cues and healthy buying in banking, metal and capital goods stocks, the Indian equity markets surged on Monday, the 30-scrip Sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE closing at another fresh high.The Sensex closed at a new high of 31,311.57...

15-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian equity markets slip on US Fed rate hike

The Indian equity markets slipped into the negative territory on Thursday, a day after US Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark rates.The rate-hike assumes significance as it is expected to lead foreign portfolio investors away from emerging markets such as...

14-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Healthy macro-data, short covering buoy equity markets

After two continuous sessions of losses, the Indian equity markets on Wednesday edged higher to close on a flat-to-positive note on the back of short covering and healthy buying in capital goods, oil and gas as well as energy stocks.According to market observers,...

13-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities pare gains, global cues spook investors

After trading in the positive territory for most of the day, the Indian equity markets on Tuesday were pulled down to close on a flat note as investors were spooked ahead of the two-day US Federal Reserve's rate-setting meet slated for June 13-14.Besides,...

12-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Caution ahead of macro-data release, global cues suppress equities

Caution ahead of major domestic macro-data release, coupled with weak global cues and heavy selling pressure in banking, capital goods and consumer durables stocks, suppressed the Indian equity markets on Monday.The key equity indices closed with losses of more...

09-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Value buying, GST buoy equity markets

Value buying coupled with domestic cues such as progress on the upcoming taxation reform -- the Goods and Services Tax (GST) -- aided the Indian equity markets recoup their losses to close on a flat-to-positive note on Friday.According to market observers,...

09-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip as global cues spook investors

The Indian equity markets on Thursday closed on a flat-to-negative note as investors remained cautious on the day of British general election and the European Central Bank's (ECB) monetary policy review.However, market observers pointed out that further...

07-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets rise after RBI cuts SLR to induce liquidity

Cheered by the decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to boost liquidity levels in the commercial banking system, the Indian equity markets on Wednesday recovered from a flat trading session to close in the green.The RBI in its second bi-monthly monetary...

06-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities slip on profit booking, weak global cues

Profit-booking after two consecutive sessions of touching new highs, coupled with negative global cues and caution on the onset of the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) two-day meet, pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Tuesday.The key equity...

05-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities close flat, but indices touch new highs

Trading on a sluggish note, the Indian equity markets on Monday closed flat and yet were lifted marginally to a new high for the second consecutive session, both intra-day and at the end of the day.According to market observers, positive macro-economic data,...

01-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Disappointing macro-data subdues equity markets

Disappointing macroeconomic data and outflow of foreign funds subdued the Indian equity markets on Thursday.However, a major sell-off was averted as investors remained optimistic about a normal spell of monsoon rains and the GST roll out. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index...

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