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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...

24-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equities extend gains for 7th session aided by IT, durables stocks

Ending in the positive territory for the seventh consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Friday extended gains on the back of broadly positive global markets and value buying in consumer durables, oil and gas as well as IT stocks.According to market...

23-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Strong IT stocks, rupee buoy equity indices

Key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed in the green for the sixth consecutive session on the back of healthy buying in IT and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) stocks, as well as a strong rupee.The indices closed on a flat-to-positive note...

21-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Healthcare stocks, strong rupee lift equity indices

Continuing with gains for the fourth consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed on a higher note due to strong buying witnessed in stocks of healthcare majors like Dr. Reddy's Lab, Sun Pharma, Cipla and Lupin, as well as a strong rupee.According...

17-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Moody's upgrade, inflow of funds lift equity indices

Key Indian equity indices on Friday closed in the green for the second consecutive session riding on a sovereign ratings upgrade of the Indian government's bonds by US credit rating agency Moody's.According to market observers, the upward rally of the benchmark...

16-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Bargain hunting, PSU banks stocks lift equity indices

Key Indian equity indices on Thursday broke their three-day losing streak and closed in the positive territory -- with the BSE Sensex surging over 300 points -- due to healthy buying in banking, IT and metal stocks.According to market observers, bargain...

15-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Sell-off in metal stocks, weak trade data drag equities lower

 Key Indian equity indices on Wednesday were dragged lower for the third consecutive day as sentiments were hampered by weak global cues, a huge sell-off in metal stocks, as well as disappointing trade deficit data released a day before.According to market...

13-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Global cues drag equity indices lower : Nifty50 lowest in 3 weeks

Key Indian equity indices on Monday closed with substantial losses, with the Nifty50 dropping to almost a three-week low, as negative global cues, outflow of foreign funds, as well as heavy selling in index heavyweights subdued investors' sentiments.According...

10-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equities close in green on healthy buying in index heavyweights

 Last-hour buying in capital goods, banking and consumer durables stocks lifted the two key Indian indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- to close Friday's trade in the positive territory.Index heavyweights like the State Bank of India (SBI), Larsen and...

09-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equities close with marginal gains, durables stocks limit downfall

After trading on a volatile note for most of the day, key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed on a flat-to-positive note on the back of an upward rally in the S&P BSE consumer durables index and healthy buying in index heavyweights like Bharti Airtel,...

08-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices decline on global cues, sell-off in metals, auto stocks

Heavy selling pressure in metals, automobile and banking stocks, coupled with negative global cues and outflow of foreign funds, suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday.Market observers opined that geo-political tensions in the Middle East, along...

07-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking subdues equities, new intra-day high for Sensex

Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday provisionally closed on a subdued note, with the BSE Sensex shedding over 350 points and the NSE Nifty over 100 points.According to market observers, a surge in oil prices and heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights...

06-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices close flat on global cues, profit booking

Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- closed on a flat note on Monday after touching fresh highs during the intra-day trade.According to market observers, mixed global cues, coupled with profit booking in banks, capital goods...

03-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices surge to fresh highs on global cues, healthy buying

Broadly positive global cues, coupled with healthy buying in banking, capital goods and auto stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday to close at fresh highs.According to market observers, index heavyweights like State Bank of India (SBI), Larsen...

01-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, earnings propel equity indices to fresh highs

 Key Indian equity indices scaled record highs on Wednesday as positive global cues, coupled with a strong rupee, healthy quarterly results and robust buying activities in banking, metals and FMCG stocks, gave a boost to investor sentiments.Both the indices...

31-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Equities close with marginal losses on profit booking, global cues

Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday fell from their record high levels to close on a flat-to-negative note as investors booked profits in metals, automobile and IT stocks.According to market observers, mixed global cues, coupled with heavy selling pressure...

27-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Indices close flat after reaching new intra-day highs

A massive bout of profit bookings subdued the key indices of the Indian equities markets to close on a flat note after touching their record new intra-day highs on Friday.arket observers said that expectations of healthy quarterly results and buying support...

25-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Sensex crosses 33k-points, state-run banks stocks shine

Healthy buying in state-run banks stocks lifted the key Indian equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 -- to breach their respective intra-day and closing record highs on Wednesday.According to market observers, the exponential rise in scrip prices...

24-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Banking stocks, expectations of healthy Q2 results lift indices

Healthy off-take in banking sector stocks over expectations of further recapitalisation measures pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on Tuesday.According to market observers, other factors like expectations of positive quarterly results and a rise in...

23-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Telecom stocks, global cues push equity markets higher

Healthy buying in telecom and oil and gas stocks along with positive global cues lifted the Indian equity markets on Monday.The healthy off-take in the two sectors was led by Airtel and Reliance Industries. Consequently, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex)...

19-Oct-2017 Mumbai

'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets

Samvat 2074, marking the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday, saw both key indices of the Indian equities markets recede as rise in geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of higher non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the domestic...

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...

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