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Stocks Struggle as Trade Hopes Fade; Pound Rises: Markets Wrap

Stocks in Europe struggled on Monday after Asian shares declined as optimism over a potential U.S.-China trade deal receded. Treasuries climbed, while the pound strengthened ahead of a U.K. cabinet meeting. Automakers and financial services companies were among the biggest decliners in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, with futures on the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 falling alongside those in ... Read More »

Asian stocks fragile as trade tensions escalate

Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday after Wall Street peers finished weaker, hurt by fresh worries about the US-China trade war and were on track for their biggest October decline since the 2008 financial crisis. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 0.1 percent, tracking falls in US stocks. The index has fallen more than 12 percent ... Read More »

Why stock market investors should be closely watching bond yields

Timing bear markets is never easy, but it’s even more so with fixed income. When they do occur, they are often fairly quick in nature. Both instances of sovereign bonds cheapening in 2018 have been characterized by such behavior. In February, stock markets were roiled by the 40 basis point rise in 10-year U.S. yields . Yields have an inverse ... Read More »

Share market update: Tyre stocks up after govt raises import tariffs

The rollover of positions on the last day of September futures and options contracts, too, made market wobbly. NEW DELHI: Shares of JK Tyre, Ceat and Apollo Tyres jumped between 3.40 per cent and 12 per cent in Thursday’s session. Tyre stocks jumped after the government raised import tariffs on 19 “non-essential items”, including radial car tyres. The move is ... Read More »

Stock market update: Check out the stocks that fell in a positive market

UltraTech Cement, GAIL (India), NTPC, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hindustan Unilever were among the top losers in the Nifty index NEW DELHI: Shares of Balkrishna IndustriesNSE -6.99 %(down 5.87 per cent), ITI (down 3.99 per cent) and Borosil GlassNSE -4.29 % (down 3.69 per cent) were trading with losses in Monday’s positive market. Stocks such as Kirloskar OilNSE -3.86 % (down 3.34 per cent), Ashoka ... Read More »

Shall I buy the HDFC AMC stock or mutual fund?

HDFC AMC shares listed on Monday and ended the day with gains of 65%. Photo: HT The HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd stock closed 65% up on the first day of listing over its IPO price of ₹1,100 per share. Investors who sold on day one, saw ₹1 lakh investment turn to about ₹1.65 lakh over a 10-day period. HDFC AMC’s business ... Read More »

Stock market update: Hindalco, Tata Steel boost metal pack

Tata Steel, Reliance Industries, Bajaj Auto, ONGC, Vedanta and Larsen & Toubro climbed over 2 per cent in the Sensex index.  NEW DELHI: Gains in Hindalco Industries (up 3.76 per cent), Nalco (up 2.82 per cent), Jindal Steel & Power (up 2.76 per cent) and Tata Steel (up 2.71 per cent) gave a boost to BSE Metal index during afternoon ... Read More »

Stock market update: Check out the most traded stocks of Friday’s session

GAIL (India), Titan Company, Hindalco Industries, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel and Larsen & Toubro stood as the top gainers in the Nifty index on Friday. NEW DELHI: Reliance CommunicationsNSE 3.38 %(number of shares traded: 7.97 crore) emerged as the most traded stock on NSE on Friday. The pack of most traded stocks included IDBI Bank (7.58 crore), Jaiprakash AssociatesNSE 1.58 % (3.90 crore), Punjab ... Read More »

Stock market update: BPCL, HPCL, IOC drag oil & gas index down

Tata Motors, ICICI Bank and Coal India were leading among the Sensex index. NEW DELHI: Losses in BPCLNSE -3.37 % (down 3.07 per cent), HPCLNSE -3.92 % (down 2.48 per cent), Oil India (down 2.45 per cent) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOCNSE -1.56 %) (down 1.85 per cent) were keeping the oil & gas index under pressure during Monday’s trade. The BSE Oil & ... Read More »

Stock market update: These stocks are trading among top gainers on NSE

Bajaj Finance, Sun Pharma and Tech Mahindra were among the top gainers in the Nifty index. NEW DELHI: Shares of PNB Housing Finance (up 8.64 per cent) and KEC InternationalNSE 5.34 % (up 6.06 per cent) were trading over 5 per cent higher in morning trade on Monday. HDFC and Kotak Mahindra Bank are competing for a controlling stake in PNB Housing ... Read More »