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Markets Live: Sensex gives up gains, Yes Banks shares slump to 52-week low

Indian markets gave up gains in afternoon trade even as most Asian markets ended higher. Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low today as a slight softening in rhetoric from US President Donald Trump helped ease worries about the US-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus. Shares in Asia were led by strong gains in ... Read More »

Markets Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping

NEW DELHI: Will tepid cues from the US and other Asian markets pull the plug on the four-day rally in domestic indices? Let us check out what may move market all through Wednesday: TRADE SETUP Singapore trading sets stage for flat start Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 5 points, or 0.04 per cent, higher at 11,792, indicating ... Read More »

Budget 2019 to set tone for markets; banks, consumers, cement stocks in focus

The New Year started positive but slightly on a somber note with the Indian equity market making a marginal gain in the first 15 days of the year. Both Nifty50 index and BSE Sensex rose 0.2 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively. The surge in the global equity market and continuation of buying interest by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) helped the ... Read More »

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 »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold Rs 809.95 crore worth of domestic stocks on Wednesday. Asian markets have kicked of the day on a cautious note following an expected rate hike by the US Fed. This, along with the F&O expiry-related volatility may keep the domestic market on edge. Let’s check out what all might matter to Dalal Street on Thursday: ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

GST collections dropped to Rs 93,960 crore in August from Rs 96,483 crore in the previous month, the Finance Ministry said Saturday. Strong GDP growth numbers, PMI readings globally, rupee movement and crude oil prices may dictate the direction of the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might matter to Dalal Street on Monday: Singapore trading sets stage for tepid start Nifty ... Read More »

Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Lira banknotes are seen in this October 10, 2017 picture illustration. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira pulled back from a record low of 7.24 to the dollar on Monday after the central bank pledged to provide liquidity and cut reserve requirements for Turkish banks, but its meltdown continued to rattle global markets. The currency ... Read More »

Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline

Cryptocurrency prices are making some headway today after suffering from a bearish onslaught last week. Since our last markets update the digital asset economy has gained $26 billion over the last five days. The price of bitcoin cash (BCH) touched a high of $1,160 earlier today but now hovers around $1,140 per BCH. Bitcoin core (BTC) values reached $7,790 per ... Read More »

Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Nifty50 on Tuesday advanced for the fourth consecutive session and formed an indecisive ‘Doji’ candle on the daily chart. Concerns over a likely US military response to alleged chemical attack in Syria may lift crude oil prices to their highest level since early December 2014. This may not bode well for the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might influence Dalal ... Read More »