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  • Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty hit record high as June F&O opens strong

    The BSE Sensex on Friday shot up another 133.86 points to a fresh all-time high of 30,883.89 and the Nifty hit 9,542.85 in early trade on Friday as the June derivatives series took off on a strong footing on encouraging earnings and sustained foreign capital inflows. The 30-share BSE index climbed 133.86 points, or 0.43 per cent, to trade at a new record of 30,883.89, breaking its previous landmark of 30,793.43 (intra-day) touched in Wednesday's trade. The gauge

    Business | May 26, 2017
  • Sensex

    Sensex hits new record of 30,774; Nifty tops 9,500

    Benchmark Sensex zoomed 472 points to a fresh lifetime high of 30,774.14 in pre-close trade on Thursday, led by a rally in capital goods, banking, IT, realty and auto counters. The 30-share index broke its previous record of 30,712.35 (intra-day) reached on May 19. The broader Nifty too regained the psychologically key 9,500-level, rallying by 159.20 points, or 1.70 per cent, to trade at 9,519.75. Brokers said besides positive cues from global markets, heavy-short covering by speculators,

    Business | May 25, 2017
  • Sensex

    Sensex rises 121 points, Nifty regains 9,400 level in early trade

    The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered about 121 points and the Nifty regained the 9,400-mark in early trade on Wednesday on fresh buying by investors amid better- than-expected earnings. Speculators covering up their short positions ahead of the May derivatives contract expiry on Thursday added to the upward move. The BSE 30-share barometer rebounded by 120.54 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 30,485.79. The gauge had lost 205.72 points in the previous session after investors booked profits amid volatile

    Business | May 24, 2017
  • Sensex, Nifty

    Sensex, Nifty rise as FMCG stocks rally

    The benchmark BSE Sensex rose further by 106 points following a rally in FMCG, consumer durables and capital goods stocks after the GST Council finalised rates for bulk of the goods and services last week. The 30-share index closed at 30,570.97 points, up by 106.05 points, or 0.35 per cent over the last close. The index had gained 30 points on 19 May. The wider Nifty of National Stock Exchange gained 10.35 points, or 0.11 per cent to end at

    Business | May 22, 2017
  • Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty hit fresh highs, metal stocks surge

    The key Indian indices again surged to new highs on Wednesday as a strong rupee and healthy buying in metal and automobile stocks buoyed investors' sentiments. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at a new high of 9,518.35 points -- up 6.10 points or 0.06 per cent. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 30,616.53 points, provisionally closed at 30,658.77 points (at 3.30 p.m.) -- up 76.17 points

    Business | May 17, 2017
  • Sensex

    In a first, Nifty crosses 9,500-mark

    The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) crossed the 9,500-mark for the first time during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday. Around 2 pm, the NSE Nifty traded at 9,503.50 points -- up 58.10 points or 0.62 per cent.  According to market observers, positive global cues, coupled with healthy macro-economic data and expectations of a normal monsoon lifted the Indian equity markets to record high levels intra-day. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE traded

    Business | May 16, 2017
  • Sensex, Nifty

    Sensex, Nifty leap to new record highs on funds inflow

    Raising the bar, the Sensex on 15 May shot up another 181 points to a fresh all-time intra-day high of 30,503 and the Nifty 9,482, with retail investors steering the ship amid unabated foreign capital inflows. Encouraging earnings also supported the rally. The 30-share BSE index leapt 181.36 points, or 0.60 per cent, to trade at a new record 30,503.48, surpassing its previous milestone of 30,366.43 (intra-day) touched on 11 May. The gauge had rallied 134 points

    Business | May 16, 2017
  • Sensex, markets, nifty

    Sensex scales another peak of 30346.69; Nifty at 9450.65

    The BSE Sensex continued with its record setting spree to quote at an all-time high of 30346.69 while the NSE Nifty scaled a new peak of 9450.65 in opening trade on Thursday on sustained fund inflows, largely driven by forecast of a normal monsoon, amid positive Asian cues The 30-share index rallied by 98.52 points, or 0.32 per cent, to hit a new peak of 30,346.69, breaking its previous record of 30,271.60 points (intra-day) touched in Wednesday's trade. The gauge

    Business | May 11, 2017
  • Sensex

    Monsoon forecast lifts Sensex, Nifty to new highs

    Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty -- provisionally closed at new highs on Wednesday, as the government's weather forecaster predicted healthy monsoon rains. The boost in market sentiments came after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast an average monsoon with 100 per cent rainfall for 2017 from an earlier prediction of 96 per cent. According to market observers, healthy buying in automobile, FMCG and healthcare stocks, too, supported the upward trajectory. The

    Business | May 10, 2017
  • Sensex, Nifty, Stock Market, Rupee

    Sensex, Nifty close down; ONGC, SBI jump

    Amid profit booking and mixed global markets, domestic benchmark indices closed last trading session of the week on a weak note. The BSE Sensex ended 111 points or 0.37 per cent down at 29,918 while the NSE Nifty closed 38 points or 0.41 per cent lower at 9,304. However, broader markets posted gains. BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices surged 0.2 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively. Among the BSE sectoral indices, Metal index registered the biggest gain with a jump

    Business | April 28, 2017


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