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The week in 10 stocks: Jet Airways in higher orbit, 25 stocks scale a record

Global funds are making a beeline for India big time. Their growing interest, along with expectations of Narendra Modi taking power again and forecast of plentiful rains ahead, gave the bulls enough will power to stay in-charge for the sixth straight week on Dalal Street. The Sensex rose 1.33 per cent, or 508 points, to 38,673 for the week to March 30. NSE’s 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 »

Sensex slips after hitting record highs but over 50 stocks hit a lifetime high on BSE

The S&P BSE Sensex, which started with a small gap on the upside, was enough to take out its previous landmark high of 33,865.95 on 7th November to hit a fresh record high of 33,956.31 on Wednesday. The bulls failed to keep the momentum going beyond the opening tick and the index quickly pared gains and slipped in red in ... Read More »

Market Live: Nifty inches towards record high, Sensex up over 200 pts; Banks lead

Moneycontrol News 11:24 am Buzzing: Jaiprakash Associates share price gained 4 percent after the company told Supreme Court that it was unable to raise Rs 2,000 crore to deposit before court as directed. It sought court nod to sell Yamuna Expressway to mobilise funds. Supreme Court will hear Jaiprakash Associates plea on October 23. 11:15 am Rate cut likely post macro ... Read More »

UK interest rates stay steady at record low of 0.25%

A Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted 7-2 in favour of holding interest rates steady. Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Bank of England left interest rates on hold at their record low of 0.25% amid sluggish pay growth and a squeeze on household spending, while hinting that a rise may come sooner than expected. The Bank’s monetary policy ... Read More »

The Last 10 Times an American Small Business Set a Guinness World Record

Small businesses are capable of accomplishing big things — even the biggest. In the last year and a half, 10 small businesses across the United States and Puerto Rico were able to call themselves a Guiness World Records record breaker. Guinness World Records told Small Business Trends in the last year, 800 companies — large and small — have set or ... Read More »

Here’s what could go wrong with stocks at record highs

Jung Yeon-Je | AFP | Getty Images A man walks past a television screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on April 5, 2017. The midsummer market is a Goldilocks market, but it’s about to head into what can be two of the worst months of the year for stocks and ... Read More »

Earnings, bank shares propel S&P 500 to record high

NEW YORK, JULY 26:   The S&P 500 climbed to an all-time high on Tuesday on a heavy day of corporate results highlighted by well-received reports from McDonald’s and Caterpillar and gains for bank shares. The Nasdaq also managed to set a record high despite declines in Google parent Alphabet after its results. Alphabet shares ended down 2.9 per cent. Shares of McDonald’s rose 4.8 ... Read More »

Nasdaq, S&P eke out record close as stocks finish week with strong gains

Stocks closed mixed on Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend and digested key economic data. “I think the market is just taking a breather to figure things out,” said Aaron Jett, vice president of global equity research at Bel Air Investment Advisors. But “I don’t think the market is going to make a significant move lower because the ... Read More »

U.N. Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan rose to record-setting levels in 2016 — including a 25 percent surge in child victims — the United Nations said Monday. An increase in attacks perpetrated by ISIS-affiliated groups and a near-doubling in the number of Afghans killed by airstrikes were blamed for the rise. “The killing and maiming of thousands of Afghan ... Read More »