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Sensex ends 139 pts higher ahead of Fed policy outcome; Realty stocks gain

Photo: Shutterstock Sensex, Nifty rose on Wednesday, with financial stocks accounting for nearly half the gains, while investors awaited the outcome of the US Federal Reserve policy meet later in the day. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates at its first policy meeting under Chairman Jerome Powell and may signal more hikes are coming in response to tax cuts and government ... Read More »

Closing Bell: Sensex ends 300 points higher, Nifty around 10,600; auto gains big

3:30 pm Market at Close: The market ended the day on a strong note, marking a continuity in its upward trend for March series, but the Nifty ended below 10,600. The Sensex is up 303.60 points or 0.89% at 34445.75, while the Nifty is up 91.60 points or 0.87% at 10582.60. The market breadth is narrow as 1606 shares advanced, against ... Read More »

Market Live: Sensex gives up gains, Nifty around 11,000; Nifty pharma down 2%

2:55 pm WiFi Budget: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated Rs 10,000 crores in 2018-19 for phase two of BharatNet, the government’s ambitious scheme to connect the country’s villages with high-speed optical fibre network. Not part of phase I, the government now also aims to install 500,000 WiFi hotspots to provide broadband access to 50 million rural citizens. India Union Budget ... Read More »

Market Live: Sensex, Nifty trade higher after budget speech, PSU bank, pharma stocks fall

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty trade higher on Thursday. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Benchmark indices traded marginally higher on Thursday after finance minister Arun Jaitley announced a long-term capital gains tax for investing in equities. BSE Sensex sank 300 points, while the Nifty 50 slipped below 11,000. Bonds were range-bound, with the rupee weakening against US dollar. Also, Jaitley in his last ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty hit fresh highs; bank stocks drive rally

Markets continued their record- setting spree for the second straight day with BSE benchmark Sensex rising over 178 points to hit new closing high of 35,260.29 and Nifty ending above 10,800 for the first time, driven by a rally in banking counters. Upbeat sentiment got boost on reports that the government is considering raising the foreign investment ceiling in private ... 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 »

Sensex soars 301 points, reclaims 33,000-mark

  Market benchmark Sensex surged 301 points to close at 33,250.30 on Friday on unabated buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global leads. The wider NSE Nifty too went past the 10,250-level. The 30-share BSE Sensex opened on a strong footing at 33,034.20 and maintained its upward trend to hit the day’s high of 33,285.68 before ending at 33,250.30, ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty stay afloat in volatile trade

Key stock indices Sensex and Nifty on Monday rode out sharp fluctuations, but closed flat, with realty, metal and power stocks saving the day for them. Risk appetite took a back seat, reflecting mixed Asian shares on lingering concerns about American tax reforms, traders said. The market struggled for direction as the 30-share Sensex resumed on a high, but soon ... Read More »

Closing bell: Sensex rallies 346 pts to end above 33K; Midcap, Nifty gain 1%

3:30 pm Market Closing: Equity benchmarks rebounded sharply after three-day of losses, backed by technology, banks, metals and energy stocks. The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 346.38 points or 1.06 percent at 33,106.82 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 96.80 points or 0.96 percent to 10,214.80. About 1,672 shares advanced against 983 declining shares on the BSE. 3:29 pm Coal ... 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 »