Mumbai | April 20, 2014 18:24 (IST)
Last Thursday, the 10-year government bond yield eased by over 10 basis points to 8.85 per cent. On the same day, the RBI conducted the largest-ever auction of bonds worth Rs 20,000 crore.
New Delhi | April 20, 2014 17:49 (IST)
Stock markets are closed on Thursday due to general elections in Mumbai. HDFC Bank, Cairn India, Maruti Suzuki India, ICICI Bank ACC, Ambuja Cements, and AXIS Bank are among the major companies that would announce financial results this week.
Mumbai | April 20, 2014 16:56 (IST)
While the market valuation of TCS, Reliance Industries, ITC, ONGC, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and Wipro rose, that of Coal India, Infosys and HDFC Bank declined.
New Delhi | April 20, 2014 16:01 (IST)
Total investment by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in equities since January 2014 has risen to about Rs 28,979 crore ($4.78 billion).
New Delhi | April 20, 2014 15:55 (IST)
However, industry experts believe that fund mobilization in mutual fund schemes is expected to grow in the coming months.
April 20, 2014 13:06 (IST)
The week ahead should see the Nifty head higher and reach new highs with the possibility of a shot at 7000. With global cues turning positive and domestic consensus of NDA majority, a strong surge in foreign buying and bullish sentiment could be seen.
New York | April 19, 2014 13:36 (IST)
Dozens of the largest US stock exchanges, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms were hit with a class action lawsuit by the capital of the state of Rhode Island, accusing them of manipulating the US securities markets.
Washington | April 18, 2014 19:25 (IST)
Chinese firms Weibo Corporation and Leju Holdings Limited made their trading debut on the US market on Thursday.
April 18, 2014 10:10 (IST)
In the first phase of its fund raising initiative, MCX-SX had announced its rights issue in the ratio of 2:1 equity shares held by the existing shareholders.
Tokyo | April 18, 2014 07:50 (IST)
The latest data showed the US economy's health was improving. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected in the latest week. Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region expanded in April at a faster clip than anticipated, according to a survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
New York | April 18, 2014 07:31 (IST)
The latest data showed the US economy's health was improving. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected in the latest week and came near pre-recession levels.
New York | April 17, 2014 22:48 (IST)
Global equity markets rose slightly on Thursday, boosted by data indicating strength in the US economy and by upbeat results from some major American companies, while the dollar trended lower following dovish Federal Reserve comments.
April 17, 2014 22:31 (IST)
Shares in Weibo Corp, the owner of a Chinese Twitter-like messaging service, rose as much as 14.6 per cent in their US debut, overcoming worries about the outlook for tech sector and concerns that censorship in China was affecting its user growth.
April 17, 2014 20:59 (IST)
US stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Thursday following three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech giants Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
April 17, 2014 20:22 (IST)
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has slapped a total penalty of Rs 15.50 crore on Bharatiya Global Infomedia Ltd (BGIL), its chairman and managing director and two other senior executives for violating various securities market norms in relation to the company's initial public offer (IPO).
April 17, 2014 19:24 (IST)
Wall Street opened flat on Thursday, following three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech giants Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers from the likes of Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and General Electric.
April 17, 2014 17:49 (IST)
The partially convertible rupee closed at 60.29/30 per dollar compared with 60.37/38 on Wednesday. On the week, the rupee fell 0.2 percent, in its third straight weekly drop.
April 17, 2014 15:39 (IST)
Foreign flows and March quarter earnings will continue to set direction for markets, as India's five-week long election continues, including voting in Mumbai scheduled for April 24.
London | April 17, 2014 15:00 (IST)
European stocks dipped on Thursday as disappointing earnings from US tech heavyweights Google and IBM dampened the previous session's upbeat tone on Wall Street, and the dollar weakened on dovish remarks from the Federal Reserve.
April 17, 2014 14:07 (IST)
The RBI set the cut-off price for 8.35 percent 2022 bonds at 95.45 rupees, yielding 9.1584 percent, while the cut-off price for 8.24 percent 2027 bonds were set at Rs 92.05, yielding 9.3122 percent.