Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Jan 2017/--/Barometer Sensex ticked all the right boxes as it rallied for the fourth day to end at a 3-month high of 27,882 as February derivatives series got off to a solid start ahead of the budget next week, registering best weekly gains since May last year. Financial stocks led by...

Mumbai, 12 Jan 2017/--/Continuing the winning run for the third straight day, Sensex rose nearly 107 points to finish at an over two-month high of 27,247.16 and Nifty breached the key 8,400-mark -- fuelled by power, IT and banking stocks rally, but the gains were restricted by battered pharma...

Mumbai, 11 Jan 2017/--/Extending Tuesday's rally, benchmark Sensex Wednesday surged nearly 241 points to close at a two-month high of 27,140 and Nifty reclaimed the 8,300-level on widespread buying triggered by a positive start of the earnings season and firm Asian cues. Investors cheered better-...

Mumbai, 10 Jan 2017/--/BSE benchmark Sensex Tuesday rallied over 173 points to close at 26,899.56, snapping its two-session fall, on emergence of buying in auto, banks and metals coupled with encouraging tax collection data ahead of December quarter results. The key indices opened on a positive...

Mumbai, 9 Jan 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex remained range-bound in choppy trade today, ending about 33 points down as investors preferred to stay light ahead of earnings season and macroeconomic numbers amid estimates of slowdown in the country's GDP growth. Caution prevailed on sustained outflows...

Mumbai, 4 Jan 2017/--/Market traded sideways and ended a touch lower on Wednesday, hit by selling by foreign investors towards the close of the session amid a subdued trend in Europe. The Sensex succumbed to the pressure, ending down 10.11 points, or 0.04 per cent, at 26,633.13. The gauge had...

Mumbai, 3 Jan 2017/--/Reversing its previous day's losses, the Sensex today staged a comeback to end with a paltry gain of 48 points at 26,643, buoyed by pick-up in infrastructure sector in November coupled with firm global cues. The overall recovery received some support from banking stocks which...

Mumbai, 2 Jan 2017/--/In a listless trading Monday, the Sensex closed with a marginal loss of over 31 points at 26,595 on the first trading day of 2017 as banking stocks felt the heat due to worries that the lending rate cuts will hit their bottom line. Investors started taking profit that made...

Mumbai, 30 Dec 2016/--/Stocks signed off 2016 on a cheerful note, with the Sensex surging over 260 points on Friday to close at over a fresh two-week high of 26,626 on the final trading session of the year, amid positive Asian cues. The beginning of January 2017 series of futures and options made...

Mumbai, 29 Dec 2016/--/Staying flat most of the session, late afternoon buying lifted Benchmark Sensex by 155.47 points to close one week highs at 26,366.15, while the broader Nifty ended above the key 8,100-level amid December F&O derivative expiry day. The market witnessed thin volumnous...

Mumbai, 28 Dec 2016/--/The Sensex wiped off all its gains today to end in the red with a minuscule fall at 26,211 as cautious investors took profit at higher levels ahead of the monthly derivatives expiry amid a mixed trend overseas. Besides, the rupee depreciated 18 paise intra-day against the...

Mumbai, 27 Dec 2016/--/The market notched up its biggest single-session rally in about three weeks today to end above the 26,000-mark as the Sensex rebounded by over 406 points after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underlined the need to have globally compatible tax rates to broad-base the economy....

Mumbai, 26 Dec 2016/--/The rally in the previous session proved to be a temporary breather as the NSE Nifty on Monday slumped to a 7-month low of 7,908 and the Sensex below 26,000, hit by talk of higher taxation after Prime Minister's remarks. On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said...

Mumbai, 24 Dec 2016/--/The BSE benchmark Sensex marked biggest loss not seen since five weeks, dropping 448.86 points to finish at 26,040.70, while the broader Nifty dipped below the psychological 8,000-level. Bearishness tagged the trading momentum from day-one of the week, borne by cascading...

Mumbai, 22 Dec 2016/--/Domestic stocks struggled for the seventh day as the Sensex broke below the crucial 26,000-mark to nearly a one-month low by plunging 263 points in absence of any major triggers and a likely hit to quarterly earnings from demonetisation. This is its longest falling spell...

Mumbai, 19 Dec 2016/--/The Sensex dived for the fourth straight session today to close at almost a two-week low of 26,375 by falling about 115 points, tracking negative leads from the global market amid continuous funds outflow. Concerns over soaring oil prices, trading above the USD 55 a barrel...

Mumbai, 16 Dec 2016/--/Market continued to tread in sluggish phase for the third consecutive day by declining 29.51 points to conclude at 26,489.56, and the broader Nifty marked below the key 8,150-level as investors struggled with US Federal Reserve rate hike and hawkish outlook. The Initial brief...

Mumbai, 15 Dec 2016/--/A sense of nervousness gripped stocks Thursday as the Sensex dropped 84 points to close at 26,519 trying to figure out the impact of US interest rate hike on India and other emerging markets amid feelers that more are on the cards. This sent the rupee steeply lower by 40...

Mumbai, 14 Dec 2016/--/The stock market erased all its early gains on Wednesday to close in the red at 26,603, in line with subdued global indices, as investors remained tentative ahead of the crucial US Fed policy meet on whether to raise interest rate or not. Index heavyweight Coal India...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/The Sensex showed its unpredictable side again as it reversed two days of gains and dived about 232 points to close at 26,515 today, pulled down by dismal factory output data and higher oil prices amid mixed Asian indicators. The nervousness was palpable as investors looked...

Mumbai, 10 Dec 2016/--/The benchmark Sensex scored its best weekly number in four months by gaining 517 points to finish at 26,747 — a new 1-month high — while the broader Nifty finished above the key 8,200-level. For both benchmarks, the weekly number is the highest since September 2 and it is the...

Mumbai, 9 Dec 2016/--/The market uptrend went into the second day Friday, with the Sensex spurting 53 points to bring up a fresh 1-month closing high of 26,747, in keeping with firming global indices amid investor optimism. On a weekly basis, both key indices -- the Sensex and the Nifty -- recorded...

Mumbai, 8 Dec 2016/--/Market made a comeback of sorts as the Sensex rallied 457 points Thursday -- its biggest single-day gain in over six weeks -- to close at 26,694, fuelled by a global upmove on hopes that ECB would extend its stimulus. RBI's reassuring measures following the currency withdrawal...

Mumbai, 7 Dec 2016/--/The Reserve Bank's decision to leave interest rates untouched caught the market by surprise as the Sensex switched gear by reversing its two days of gains and cracked 156 points today to close at 26,237. In his second monetary policy, Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel on...

Mumbai, 6 Dec 2016/--/The market let go of its early leads, but ruled firm for the second day Tuesday in a cautious trade ahead of RBI policy announcement tomorrow amid positive Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex opened on a positive note on across-the-board gains, but higher levels could not be...