Market Watch

Mumbai, 13 Jun 2017/--/The Sensex scaled higher on Tuesday, only to surrender much of the gains as the benchmark closed the day with a paltry gain, let down by investors who booked profit towards the fag end of the session. Global cues remained positive. "The market turned volatile towards close...

Mumbai, 12 Jun 2017/--/The Sensex picked up cues from a lacklustre Asia as it stumbled 156 points today in the beginning of the week after investors started to take profit ahead of key IIP and inflation numbers due later in the day. Asian shares traded in the negative territory after polls in the...

Mumbai, 8 Jun 2017/--/The BSE benchmark Sensex struggled for direction in a day of volatile trade, falling 58 points to 31,213.36 as investors took to profit-booking amid a mixed trend in global markets ahead of UK elections and the European Central Bank's policy meeting. On home turf, sentiment...

Mumbai, 7 Jun 2017/--/Buoyed by the RBI's status quo on policy rates and a revised estimate of a good monsoon, the BSE Sensex Wednesday closed almost 81 points higher at 31,271.28 with sectors like banking and auto making most of the gains. The strengthening rupee, which closed 10 paise up at 64....

Mumbai, 6 Jun 2017/--/After ruling at historic highs for two consecutive sessions, the market on Tuesday paused to catch some breath with both the Sensex and the Nifty coming down from record highs as investors maintained cautious stance ahead of the outcome of the RBI policy meet. Continuing...

Mumbai, 1 Jun 2017/--/Benchmark Sensex remained range-bound in choppy trade on Thursday, ending a shade lower at 31,137.59 as investors preferred to stay light amid a drumbeat of grim macroeconomic data. The 30-share index shed 8.21 points, or 0.03 per cent, to end at 31,137.59 after shuttling...

Mumbai, 22 May 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex today closed 106 points higher at 30,570.97 with FMCG counters holding one end up following the GST boost, but the gains were restricted by shares of State Bank amid concerns over PSU lenders' assets quality stress. The FMCG sector continued to remain...

Mumbai, 19 May 2017/--/Benchmark Sensex ended in the green at 30,464 in see-saw trade Friday as FMCG counters buzzed following finalisation of GST rates for bulk of the items. However, global volatility arising out of political developments in the US and emerging markets like Brazil held back the...

Mumbai, 18 May 2017/--/Equities went into a tailspin today after a three-session surge, with benchmark Sensex plunging 224 points and Nifty closing below 9,500, as global markets were roiled by the latest crisis surrounding US President Donald Trump. Asian markets nosedived, tracking the biggest...

Mumbai, 13 May 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex zoomed to mark new life highs, while gaining 329.35 points to conclude 30,188.15 for the week, while broader Nifty registered above the key 9,400-level. Investors optimism level increased during the weeks trade, racked up by India Meteorological...

Mumbai, 11 May 2017/--/Extending their record setting run for the second day, benchmarks Sensex and Nifty finished at fresh lifetime highs on Thursday  as sentiment remained upbeat on forecast of a normal monsoon this year. The BSE Sensex edged up by about 3 points to end at 30,250.98, while the...

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...