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Sensex Edges Lower, Nifty Trades Near 8,100

The BSE Sensex and Nifty edged lower today amid lacklustre trading. Some buying was seen in oil & gas and metal stocks amid gains in global commodity prices. The market breadth was also weak with BSE midcap and smallcap indices also edging lower by 0.20 per cent. Analysts say trading is likely to be lacklustre for the rest of this ... Read More »

Sensex Up Over 150 Points, Trades Above 28,000; RIL Leads Gains

10:00 a.m.: The broader markets were broadly in-line with the benchmark indices. The BSE mid-cap index was up 0.4 per cent and small-cap index jumped 0.7 per cent; Indian Bank was the top gainer from the mid-cap space, up 4 per cent to Rs 163. M&M Financial Services, Reliance Infra, MRPL, Ashok Leyland, GNR Infra and JP Associates were also ... Read More »

Sensex Ends 181 Points Higher On Buying In Banking Shares

3:432 p.m.: Sensex rose over 150 points while broader Nifty closed above its crucial psychological level of 8,500 for first time in 11 months as encouraging U.S. data and expectations of further monetary stimulus from global policymakers held out hopes for a strong global economic outlook. The Sensex ended 181 points or 0.66 per cent higher at 27,808 and Nifty ... Read More »

Sensex Ends Subdued Session Marginally Higher

3:46 p.m.:¬†The Nifty edged lower in trades on Wednesday as investors booked profits ahead of quarterly results. 3:11 p.m.: Cabinet approves 15 per cent stake sale in NBCC, shares plunge 9.5 per cent to Rs. 233.50. 3:03 p.m.:¬†Investors should book profits and sit on cash as the rally in stock markets is overdone, says Sanjiv Bhasin of IIFL. 2:38 a.m.: ... Read More »

Sensex Snaps 4-Day Rally, Ends 106 Points Lower On Selloff In IT Stocks

Sensex snapped 4-day winning streak on Friday as blue chip Infosys fell as much 9 per cent after the software services exporter posted disappointing results and slashed revenue forecasts. Bigger rival Tata Consultancy Services also fell, even as it reported a more upbeat quarterly profit than Infosys, as investors were concerned about its outlook, given the potential impact from the ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Edge Lower on Profit-Taking After Four-Day Rally

Mumbai: Indian stock markets edged lower on Tuesday for the first time in five days as investors booked profits in banking shares such as State Bank of India amid cautious trading ahead of major central bank meetings. Asian stock markets also wobbled, after they hit a two-month high in the previous session, ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy review ... Read More »

Sensex Ends Rangebound Session on a Flat Note

The Sensex and Nifty ended Tuesday’s rangebound session on a flat note as losses in banking and IT stocks offset the gains registered in metal and oil & gas stocks. The Sensex ended 13 points higher at 24,659 and Nifty ended slightly unchanged at 7,485 against its previous close. In the intraday deals, the Sensex touched high of 24,793 and ... Read More »

Sensex Rallies 464 Points on Buying in Banking Shares

The stock markets rallied for the second straight day on Wednesday on the back of buying in banking shares. The Sensex surged 464 points to close at 24,243 and Nifty rose 147 points to close at 7,369. Banking shares came in high demand after the Reserve Bank of India said it would ease capital requirement rules. Investors also drew comfort ... Read More »

Sensex Gains for Third Day, Rallies 364 Points; Nifty Settles above 7,450

The Sensex and Nifty rallied for third day in a row on the back of broad-based buying amid firm global cues. In the last three trading sessions, the Sensex has surged over 1,600 points and Nifty has moved closer to its crucial psychological level of 7,500. For the most part of the day, the stock markets traded on a firm ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Set for Best Weekly Gain Since 2011

Mumbai: Indian stock markets took a breather on Friday after four sessions of gains with shares swinging both ways, but the indexes were still poised for their best weekly gain in more than four years after the government unveiled a fiscally prudent federal budget. Investor sentiment has improved after the government stuck to its fiscal deficit target for the next ... Read More »