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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...

27-May-2017 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty mount new peaks, investors bullish on robust earnings

Amidst cross-border tensions with Pakistan and geo-political worries, the Indian equity markets closed the week's trade in a celebratory mood, with the benchmark BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty touching fresh record highs of 31,000 and 9,600 points respectively.Markets...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

Sensex mounts 31k, Nifty scales 9,600 points peak

Healthy pick-up in heavyweight stocks of Reliance Industries, Tata Steel and ITC on Friday lifted the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty to touch fresh record highs of 31,000 and 9,600 points mark respectively.Markets observers opined that quarterly results, strong...

24-May-2017 Mumbai

Rising Indo-Pak tensions, global cues drag equity markets lower

Escalating cross-border tensions with Pakistan, coupled with negative global cues, pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.Besides, caution ahead of derivatives expiry on Thursday and heavy selling pressure in capital goods, healthcare and metal stocks...

23-May-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets slip on selling pressure, healthcare stocks plunge

The Indian equity markets were on Tuesday pulled lower as a weak rupee coupled with caution ahead of derivatives expiry and heavy selling pressure witnessed in healthcare stocks suppressed investors' sentiments.The equity markets also reacted to the Indian...

22-May-2017 Mumbai

Surge in FMCG stocks lifts Indian equity markets

A rally in FMCG stocks following the government's decision to exempt food items from the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST) lifted the Indian equity markets on Monday.The S&P FMCG index witnessed a surge of 297.25 points or 3.09 per cent during...

19-May-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets close flat; FMCG, banks stocks gai

The Indian equity markets on Friday closed on a flat note after a volatile trade session, as investors' booked profits. However, a key index scaled a new high during the intra-day trade, as healthy buying in banking and FMCG stocks buoyed sentiments.The...

18-May-2017 Mumbai

Equity markets slip on weak global cues, auto stocks plunge

After three consecutive days of record highs during the week, the Indian equity markets slipped on Thursday, tracking bearish global cues, a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in automobile, capital goods and consumer durables stocks.According to market...

17-May-2017 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty hit fresh highs, metal stocks surge

Continuing the bull run in the Indian equity markets, the key indices -- the Sensex and the Nifty -- scaled new highs again on Wednesday.The benchmark indices, which opened on a slightly lower note on weak global cues, pared their losses and closed in the green...

16-May-2017 Mumbai

Indian equity indices at record highs, Nifty crosses 9,500-mark

Indian equity markets surged to record closing as well as intra-day highs on Tuesday as positive global cues, along with healthy macro-economic data and expectation of a normal monsoon, buoyed investors' sentiments.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock...

15-May-2017 Mumbai

Positive macro-data, rupee lift equity markets to new highs

Indian equity markets on Monday closed at record high levels as positive domestic macro-economic data and a strong rupee cheered investors.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 44.95 points or 0.48 per cent to 9,445.85 points...

11-May-2017 Mumbai

Foreign funds' inflows lift Indian equities to new highs

The key Indian indices again surged to new highs on Thursday as substantial inflow of foreign funds, coupled with an appreciating rupee and global cues, kept investors' sentiments buoyed.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded...

10-May-2017 Mumbai

Monsoon forecast lifts Sensex, Nifty to new highs

Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty -- closed at new highs on Wednesday, on reports that the government's weather forecaster has predicted healthy monsoon rains.The boost in market sentiments came after news reports quoted a top...

05-May-2017 Mumbai

Profit booking drags equities lower, Nifty's intra-day high

Indian equity markets on Friday closed with losses as investors booked profits. However, despite closing in the red, a key index touched a new intra-day record high.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) scaled an intra-day high of 9,374.55...

04-May-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities cheer cabinet decisions, Nifty at new closing high

Indian equity markets cheered the overnight Union Cabinet decisions with the NSE Nifty on Thursday closing at a record high level. The BSE Sensex, too, closed above the 30,000-mark.Besides, the US Federal Reserve's decision to keep key interest rates unchanged...

03-May-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities close flat on negative global cues

Negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in healthcare, oil and gas, and banking stocks led the Indian equity markets to close on flat-to-negative note on Wednesday.Market observers said investors were cautious ahead of the outcome of the two-day US Federal...

02-May-2017 Mumbai

Indian equities end flat, Sensex closes below 30k mark

Global cues on Tuesday depressed the Indian equity markets to close on a flat-to-positive note.According to market observers, investors were cautious ahead of the two-day US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meet which is scheduled to commence on late Tuesday...

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...

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