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  • Sensex

    Sensex crosses 31,000-mark for first time

    The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE touched the 31,000-mark for the first time in history during the mid-afternoon trade session on Friday. A strong rupee, along with surge in metal and automobile stocks helped the key index to touch an intra-day new high of 31,034.30 points.

    Business | May 26, 2017
  • 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, FMCG, NSE Nifty

    Sensex recovers 123 pts on global cues, F&O expiry

    Benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded about 123 points in early trade on Thursday on fresh buying by investors, tracking a firm trend in other Asian bourses. Short-covering of bets, on Thursday being the last session of May expiry in the derivatives segment, supported the recovery. The 30-share index, which had lost 269.33 points in the previous two sessions, spurted by 122.99 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 30,424.63. FMCG, realty, IT, capital goods, consumer durables, banking, teck, oil

    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

    Sensex down 85 points in early trade on profit booking

    The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 85 points while NSE Nifty slumped below the 9,400-mark in early trade on Tuesday due to profit booking by investors. The 30-share barometer declined by 85.17 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 30,485.80 points. Shares of healthcare, power, realty, PSU, consumer durables, oil&gas and metal were trading in the negative zone, with losses of up to 2.40 per cent. The key BSE index had gained 136.18 points in the last two

    Business | May 23, 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
  • BSE Sensex, FMCG, stock markets

    Sensex climbs 227 points on global rally in stocks

    The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 227 points in early trade on Monday on buying in FMCG, banking and IT stocks by investors enthused by global rally in stock markets. The BSE 30-share index surged 227.44 points, or 0.75 per cent, to 30,692.36 points. The gauge had gained 30.13 points in the previous session on 19 May. All sectoral indices led by FMCG, realty, capital goods, metal and auto were in the green, rising up to 1.76 per cent. Also, the NSE

    Business | May 22, 2017
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank

    Kotak Mahindra Bank, Tata Motors' DVR to join Sensex from June

    BSE on Friday said that it will reconstitute its barometer 30-scrip sensitive index -- S&P BSE Sensex -- by adding Kotak Mahindra Bank and Tata Motors' DVR from June 19. Accordingly, the firm in a circular said that it will drop Gail India from the S&P BSE Sensex.  The reconstitution results were announced by Asia Index Private Ltd which is a 50-50 partnership between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and the BSE. The company is best known for calculating, publishing, and

    Business | May 20, 2017
  • Sensex, Dollar

    Sensex gets off record high, dives 222 points

    A back-to-back record-setting run on Thursday made stocks do a reality check when the Sensex plunged over 222 points and the Nifty cracked below 9,500 in early session amid Dollar outflows and a sluggish trend overseas. All sectoral indices flashed red, down by up to 1.19 per cent, with realty, consumer durables, bank and auto registering much losses. The 30-share barometer fell by 222.21 points, or 0.72 per cent, to 30,436.56. The gauge had rallied 470.62 points in

    Business | May 18, 2017


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