Market Watch

Mumbai, 10 May 2017/--/Markets were on cloud nine on Wednesday as forecast of a normal monsoon triggered massive buying, lifting benchmarks Sensex and Nifty to their all-time closing highs. The Sensex soared 314 points to end at 30,248, while the broader NSE Nifty finished above the 9,400-mark for...

Mumbai, 9 May 2017/--/Equities ended flat in thin trade today, with benchmark Sensex finishing below the 30,000-mark on lack of positive cues amid a mixed trend overseas. The 30-share index opened in green and advanced to 30,017.82, but later succumbed to profit-booking to hit the day's low of 29,...

Mumbai, 8 May 2017/--/The flagship Sensex witnessed a mild recovery on Monday while the Nifty took back the key 9,300 level on the back of uninterrupted buying by domestic investors even as their foreign counterparts looked the other way. After a strong opening, the BSE 30-share gauge reclaimed...

Mumbai, 6 May 2017/--/Benchmark indices put on a sluggish performance in this truncated week. After posting solid gains in the last week, benchmark indices ended the week in red owing to Friday's steep fall. Domestic and global economic developments kept investors on the watch, throughout the week...

Mumbai, 5 May 2017/--/Equities Friday sank the most in six weeks as the Sensex crashed 267 points to settle below 30,000 while the Nifty climbed down from an all-time high after global weakness due to a renewed slide in crude prices. In the process, the 30-share Sensex wiped off all its gains of...

Mumbai, 4 May 2017/--/Market benchmark Nifty rallied to a record close of 9,359.90 while the BSE Sensex reclaimed the 30,000-mark on Thursday as investors cheered reform steps in the banking and infra space. Banking stocks surged up to 9 per cent following the government's decision to bring an...

Mumbai, 25 Apr 2017/--/Benchmark Nifty closed above the 9,300-mark for the first time in its history on Tuesday, while the Sensex soared 287 points to a three-week high on widespread buying, spurred by strong results and upbeat global cues. The 50-share Nifty rallied 88.65 points, or 0.96 per cent...

Mumbai, 24 Apr 2017/--/Stocks made a remarkable comeback today after the benchmark Sensex rebounded 291 points -- its biggest single session gain in nearly 6 weeks -- to close at 29,656 ahead of RIL earnings, with strong cues from the French presidential race guiding the way. The NSE Nifty too took...

Mumbai, 20 Apr 2017/--/Markets finished higher for the second straight session Thursday, with benchmark Sensex rising 86 points as investors snapped up recently beaten down counters amid upbeat global cues. Brokers said a mixed trend at other Asian markets after crude oil prices rebounded from an...

Mumbai, 19 Apr 2017/--/A normal monsoon forecast by IMD kept the hope factor alive for stocks on Wednesday as the Sensex closed higher -- albeit marginally -- after four days of losses in the face of muted corporate results so far. The Nifty, however, ended in the red amid a recovery in Europe....

Mumbai, 12 Apr 2017/--/A build-up in tension linked to geo-political developments gave markets the blues on Wednesday as the Sensex lost 145 points at 29,643 while domestic investors sat tight ahead of start of the corporate earnings season. Industrial output data for February and retail inflation...

Mumbai, 10 Apr 2017/--/Stocks retreated for the third day today as the Sensex slumped 131 points to end at 29,576, a nearly two-week low, ahead of the start of quarterly earnings amid continuing geo-political issues. The immediate trigger will be key macro data, including IIP for February and...

Mumbai, 6 Apr 2017/--/Markets retreated from their record highs on Thursday after the Reserve Bank left the key policy rate unchanged, in line with Street expectations. The 30-share BSE Sensex stayed in the red zone throughout the session, shuttling between 29,954.25 and 29,817.59, before...

Mumbai, 3 Apr 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex and the Nifty today hit record closing high on the first trading day of 2017-18 to end at 29,910.22 and 9,237.85, respectively, driven by a rally in index heavy-weights RIL and L&T. A firming trend in global markets as traders look ahead for the US...

Mumbai, 27 Mar 2017/--/Market gave a poor account of itself as the Sensex tumbled over 184 points today to end at 29,237, with heavyweight RIL struggling in the wake of the Sebi ban, which barred the company from equity derivatives trading for one year. The general global weakness stemmed from...

Mumbai, 20 Mar 2017/--/Stocks were in exhale mode on Monday as the Sensex lost over 130 points to reverse two days of climb and the Nifty got off the record after an eventful last week amid mixed global indicators. The Nifty, which had hit a life high of 9,160.05 on Friday after scaling an intra-...

Mumbai, 17 Mar 2017/--/The new-found optimism spurred stocks to new levels as the Nifty ended at a new peak of 9,160 on Friday and the Sensex notched up minor gains, with liquidity keeping confidence level high. There has been no let-up in foreign capital inflow after BJP's sterling win in UP and...

Mumbai, 7 Mar 2017/--/The S&P BSE benchmark sensex washed out Monday's gains, fell by 49 points to end below 29K level at 28,999.56 and NSE 50-share Nifty also dropped by 16.55 points to finish at 8,946.90 on mild profit-booking from operators amidst mixed global trend. Anupam Singhi, COO of...

Mumbai, 3 Mar 2017/--/The market's first weekly fall in six came after the Sensex on Friday stayed on the side of caution despite deep swings as it failed to completely shake off growing concerns about US Fed action later this month. Investors looked forward to Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's...

Mumbai, 27 Feb 2017/--/The NSE 50-share Nifty snapped its six-day winning spree today, slipping 43 points to close below the 8,900-level at 8,896.70 due to selling pressure mainly in banking counters on the back of lower global cues ahead of a speech to the Congress by US President Donald Trump....

Mumbai, 25 Feb 2017/--/Market rallied for the fifth straight week, over five-months highs, as the benchmark Sensex gaining 424.22 points to to close 28,892.97, while the broader Nifty ended above the psychological 8,900-level. Stocks specific action drove the stock momentum during the holiday-...

Mumbai, 23 Feb 2017/--/The Sensex rose 28 points to end at 28,892.97 Thursday after early gains were undone by a sell-off amid expiry of derivatives contracts. The benchmark  surged past the psychologically-key 29,000-mark in intra-day trade, before succumbing to profit booking as investors turned...

Mumbai, 21 Feb 2017/--/The S&P BSE benchmark sensex continued to rule firm for the fourth day Tuesday, surging by 100 points to close at 5-month high at 28,761.59 and the NSE 50-share Nifty hit 8,900-level after 5-month to end at 8,907.85 on persistent buying in select counters. Shares of...

Mumbai, 16 Feb 2017/--/Snapping a two-session losing run, the Sensex surged 146 points Thursday to close at 28,301, powered by IT stocks, after bellwether TCS said it will consider a share buyback proposal next week. Value-buying in pharma and other counters and upbeat macroeconomic data also...

Mumbai, 14 Feb 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex snapped its three day winning streak, ending with marginal fall by 12.51 points amid profit-booking in frontline shares of Auto, Metal, Pharma and Realty stocks amid weak global sentiment. The broader Nifty slipped below the key 8,800-level. Earlier the...