On March 31, 2017 13:25 (IST)
The rupee climbed 0.2 percent to 64.8175 per dollar in Mumbai Friday, taking its gain this month to 2.9 percent. The three-month advance is the biggest for any quarter since the period ended September 2012.
On March 20, 2017 20:28 (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power. The party and its allies won a whopping 325 seats in the 403-member house.
On March 17, 2017 09:12 (IST)
After the Federal Reserve signalled that there will not be pick-up in pace of tightening interest rates going ahead in the US also boosted sentiment in Indian equities and the rupee.
On March 14, 2017 22:56 (IST)
Cheering the BJP's landslide win in Uttar Pradesh, the Nifty soared to new all-time highs on Tuesday. The Sensex rose as much as 600 points to 29,561.93.
On March 13, 2017 14:34 (IST)
PM Modi's victory in Uttar Pradesh strengthens his claim to a second term in national elections in 2019.
On November 09, 2015 10:42 (IST)
Neelkanth Mishra, India equity strategist of Credit Suisse, said the market impact should be short-lived and the Street had already priced in the Grand Alliance's win in the elections.
On May 29, 2014 21:03 (IST)
India's economy probably showed few signs of recovery in the March quarter, but Narendra Modi's thumping victory in the recent general election has raised hopes of an investment-led turnaround in the coming quarters.
On May 23, 2014 09:12 (IST)
Deutsche Bank has downgraded Indian stocks to 'neutral' from 'neutral/overweight' relative to other global emerging markets, saying valuations, after a sharp rally on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decisive election win, appear "very stretched" against lower GDP growth.
On May 21, 2014 13:28 (IST)
The landslide election win by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could be a game-changer, they say, but any economic transformation will take time in the emerging-market giant of 1.25 billion people where competing interests abound.
On May 19, 2014 13:16 (IST)
Moody's rates India "Baa3", the lowest investment-grade rating with a "stable" outlook.
On May 16, 2014 20:03 (IST)
The wider-than-expected BJP win spurred several investment banks, including UBS and Deutsche Bank, to raise their targets for domestic shares, as they noted indexes are still relatively inexpensive and thus have more room to gain.
On May 16, 2014 18:55 (IST)
Moody's Investors Service on Friday said positive investor sentiment, which got a boost in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls, is likely to be sustained following the thumping victory of the Bhartiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
On May 16, 2014 16:31 (IST)
Hinduja Group chairman Srichand Hinduja on Friday described Narendra Modi's massive mandate as a vote for stability that will put India back on the path of high growth.
On May 16, 2014 18:02 (IST)
The BSE Sensex and the broader Nifty surged to record highs while the rupee strengthened to an 11-month peak against the dollar on Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Narendra Modi, swept to a resounding majority in the world's largest election.
On May 16, 2014 15:52 (IST)
Indian stock markets have run up sharply on expectations that Mr Modi will unblock stalled investments in power, road and rail projects to revive economic growth that has fallen to a decade low of below 5 per cent. Since Friday, when the markets first got a whiff of exit polls that predicted a majority for BJP and its allies, the Sensex is up 2,000...
On May 16, 2014 16:43 (IST)
Sensex ends 216 points higher at 24,121 after earlier rallying 1470 points on BJP's big win. Though the markets came off sharply from its day's high of 25,375.63, buying was seen at lower levels and it is likely to keep markets supported, says market expert Deven Choksey.
On May 15, 2014 12:43 (IST)
Uttar Pradesh will play a starring role in Narendra Modi's move to Delhi at the head of a BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government, NDTV's Exit Poll shows. The NDA is set to win 279 seats, seven more than the majority mark at 272.
On May 13, 2014 16:53 (IST)
Investors added to bets that Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would score a decisive election win, sending markets to fresh highs on Tuesday and at the same time piling pressure on the next government to deliver swift results on the economy.