Shares of Kalyani Steels have more than doubled in the last three months amid a rally in metal shares.
The index is operated by Asia Index -- an equal venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and BSE.
The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme was announced by the government on October 30 in 2015.
The rupee settled almost flat at 67.06 against the US currency in restricted activity ahead of the US central bank's speech.
Castrol India Ltd said on Friday it was not aware of any stake sale in the company by Castrol Ltd, a unit of oil major BP Plc, and said recent news reports that such a transaction would take place were based on market speculation.
Banking stocks moved lower today while stocks of select non-banking financial company (NBFCs) gained after the Reserve Bank yesterday announced measures to deepen the corporate bond market in the country.
Investors are wary Yellen will hint at a near-term interest rate hike, which could divert some of the massive liquidity that has underpinned emerging markets, after hawkish comments from a slew of other Fed officials recently.
Welspun India stock has plunged 48 per cent this week. In all, about $740 million in market value has been vaporized along the way.
Biocon shares jumped 5 per cent to their 52-week high on Friday after the drugmaker announced that the European regulator has accepted for review a breast cancer biosimilar jointly developed with Mylan. Biocon and American-Dutch Mylan are exclusive partners on a broad portfolio of biosimilars and insulin analogs.
Asian stocks were steady on Friday with modest losses in some markets and gains in others reflecting nervousness before a keenly anticipated speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
The Niftys break below 8,600 does not augur well for domestic markets, traders say. According to Imtiyaz Qureshi, co-founder & director of Investeria Financial Services, markets can correct further if the Nifty slips below 8,580. Investors should go short on Nifty if it breaks 8,580 with stop loss at 8,640 for target of 8,518-8,480, he added.
The Sensex declined 54 points to close at 27,782 and Nifty slipped 20 points to shut shop at 8,573.
Market participants and analysts have hailed measures announced by the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday to deepen the corporate bonds market, saying the move will go a long way in developing the nascent debt space.
SBI Capital Markets is acting as the manager for theoffer, it said a regulatory filing.
Mortgage firm DHFL on Thursday said it plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore from non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to fund business growth.
A lack of clarity over regulation is holding back the development of blockchain technology for cutting the cost of share trading, the world's trade body for exchanges said on Thursday.
European stocks saw their biggest fall in three weeks on Thursday and currency markets were noticeably subdued as investors took to sidelines ahead of one of the big global central banker gatherings of the year.
Thursday's trading session was volatile on account of monthly derivative contracts expiry.