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Sensex Gains for Fourth Day, Nifty Settles at 7,485

The Sensex rally continued for fourth trading session and Nifty moved closer to its crucial psychological level of 7,500 in trades on Friday on the back of buying in metal, banking and real estate stocks. In the last four trading sessions, the Sensex has surged 1,644 points, its biggest weekly gain in more than four years. The investor sentiment was ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Post Best Weekly Gains in Over 4 Years

Indian stock markets edged higher on Friday, posting their best weekly gain in more than four years, tracking gains in Asian markets and on improved risk appetite after the government unveiled a fiscally prudent budget earlier this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.16 per cent to close at 24,646.48, while the broader Nifty gained 0.13 per cent to end ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Likely to Open on a Positive Note

The Sensex and Nifty are likely to open on a positive note in trades on Friday tracking positive trading of Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange amid firm global cues. The Nifty futures traded on Singapore Exchange also known as the SGX Nifty was up 0.48 per cent or 36 points at 7,476. Meanwhile, Asian shares look set to ... Read More »

Sensex Falls for Third Day; Railway Companies Tumble

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex edged lower on Thursday, set to close down for a third straight session as caution prevailed ahead of the fiscal budget due next week, and as weak crude prices continued to weigh on global sentiment. Railway stocks such as Kalindee Rail Nirman Engineers fell after the government announced a railway budget for the year starting in ... Read More »

Sensex Ends 113 Points Lower as Rail Budget Fails to Cheer Markets

3:35 p.m.: The Sensex ended 113 points lower at 22,976 and Nifty closed at 6,971, down 48 points. 3:02 p.m.: Selling pressure intensified in the last 30 minutes of trade. The Sensex fell 130 points to 22,958 and Nifty was down 52 points at 6,967. 2:49 p.m.: The markets turned flat in the late noon deals. The Sensex was down ... Read More »

Sensex Rises Tracking Gains in Global Markets

Mumbai: India’s stock markets rose on Thursday, heading for their second straight day of gains, as stabilising crude oil prices lifted mining and energy firms, while stronger Asian stocks boosted investor appetite for riskier assets. Asian stocks rose across the board as crude oil steadied on hopes that big producers will cap output. Minutes from the US Federal Reserve also ... Read More »

Sensex Ends 267 Points Higher on Broad-Based Buying

3:30 p.m.: The Sensex ended 267 points higher at 23,649 and the 50-share Nifty closed 83 points higher at 7,192. 3:12 p.m.: Pharma index was the top sectoral gainer, up 2 per cent. Dr Reddy’s Labs, Lupin, Cadila Healthcare, Piramal Enterprises, Sun Pharma and Cipla were among the top gainers from this space, up 1-5 per cent each. 2:41 p.m.: The ... Read More »

Sensex Rises Over 250 Points, Nifty Settles Above 7,150

The Sensex and Nifty rose for the second straight day on Thursday on the back of broad-based buying. Asian stocks rose across the board as crude oil steadied on hopes that big producers will cap output. Minutes from the US Federal Reserve also showed policymakers were divided over how to interpret the financial market volatility, suggesting it was backing away ... Read More »