On April 23, 2014 14:31 (IST)
Indian markets held on to their gains in the afternoon session as they hit record highs for the third consecutive day. Capital goods and banking stocks led the gainers amid a broad rise.
On April 23, 2014 09:56 (IST)
Markets are likely to be choppy today ahead of derivatives expiry. SV Prasad of Chime Consulting told NDTV that volatility has been on the rise and closer to election results, investors should expect even more volatility.
On April 22, 2014 22:02 (IST)
Motilal Oswal Financial Services joint managing director Raamdeo Agrawal tells NDTV's Prashant that given the current political scenario, the stock market is likely to see some correction after May 16.
On April 22, 2014 17:05 (IST)
Although overseas investors have underpinned sentiment, the pace of buying has slowed. Foreign institutional investors bought shares worth Rs 213 crore on Monday, having bought $67.58 million worth on Thursday.
On April 22, 2014 15:07 (IST)
The BSE Sensex on Monday touched a record high of 22,853, while the broader Nifty hit an all-time high of 6,838.
On April 22, 2014 11:06 (IST)
Energy stocks traded with over 2 per cent gains with state-run oil retailer BPCL rising over 3 per cent. BPCL was also the top Nifty gainer. Reliance Industries shares traded 2.3 per cent higher.
On April 22, 2014 09:46 (IST)
The Nifty is up over 8 per cent so far this year on hopes of a stable government and a turnaround in the economy, but some caution is likely ahead of announcement of election results on May 16.
On April 21, 2014 17:06 (IST)
Overseas investors, who have pumped in nearly $4.8 billion into Indian shares so far this year, were net buyers worth Rs 430 crore ($71.20 million) on Thursday, snapping three days of a selling streak totalling Rs 569 crore ($94.21 million), exchange...
On April 21, 2014 10:36 (IST)
The BSE Sensex was trading up 0.32 per cent and will be watched for cues on foreign fund flows. Indian markets were closed on Friday for a public holiday.
On April 17, 2014 15:41 (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.
On April 17, 2014 17:48 (IST)
The BSE Sensex rose more than 1.5 per cent on Thursday to snap a three-day losing streak as lenders such as ICICI Bank surged on value buying, earnings expectations and hopes of gains in bond portfolios after the central bank's biggest debt auction.
On April 16, 2014 16:49 (IST)
The BSE Sensex and the Nifty on Wednesday fell to their lowest close in 2-1/2 weeks as software stocks slumped on caution ahead of India's top IT services provider Tata Consultancy Services' earnings report later in the day.
On April 16, 2014 14:27 (IST)
Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) has approved the merger of Wadala Commodities with Godrej Industries.
On April 15, 2014 17:09 (IST)
The BSE Sensex and the Nifty fell for a second consecutive session on Tuesday, with Nifty marking its biggest fall since March 3, as interest-rate sensitive shares such as Housing Development Finance Corp fell after wholesale inflation accelerated mo...
On April 13, 2014 20:18 (IST)
The Nifty continued to move higher and ended the week to April 11 with gains of 1.22 per cent. The high beta 'Bank Nifty' did even better and ended the week with gains of 2.3 per cent. The real outperformer was the CNX PSU Bank which ended the week w...
On April 13, 2014 17:09 (IST)
Riding on the so-called 'Modi wave', shares of various Gujarat-based companies have gained up to three times since the state chief minister Narendra Modi was declared BJP's prime ministerial candidate seven months ago.
On April 13, 2014 19:34 (IST)
Foreign brokerage firm UBS Securities has said it expects the Nifty at 6,900 on a positive outcome of the general elections and that its sees a 15 per cent earnings growth in FY15.
On April 13, 2014 13:07 (IST)
Top seven blue-chip Sensex companies saw a cumulative addition of Rs 28,234 crore in their market capitalisation (m-cap) last week.
On April 13, 2014 13:02 (IST)
Foreign institutional investors have so far pumped in a staggering Rs 7,764 crore ($1.3 billion) in the Indian stock market this month, primarily on hopes of a strong reformist government after the general elections.
On April 13, 2014 12:41 (IST)
Fourth quarter earnings from blue-chips such as Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and inflation data for March will dictate the trend on the bourses in a holiday- shortened week ahead, according to experts...
On April 11, 2014 16:01 (IST)
The Nifty traded below the key 6,750 levels, tracking weak global markets.
On April 10, 2014 23:22 (IST)
As the stock markets scale new peaks almost every day in a pre-poll rally, a vast majority of Indian investors expect a further rise in equities in the current year, according to a survey.
On April 10, 2014 20:10 (IST)
Dynavest India, a promoter of Max India, on Thursday picked up 26 lakh shares of the group with interest in healthcare and insurance business for about Rs 51.65 crore through open market route.
On April 10, 2014 15:03 (IST)
Life Insurance Corp (LIC) was spotted selling IT and bank shares after a recent rally, said four dealers at brokerages that handle trades on behalf of India's largest state-run insurer.
On April 10, 2014 15:56 (IST)
A lot of money is riding on Narendra Modi-led NDA government coming to power. Investors seem to have based their optimism on opinion polls, which have gone horribly wrong in the past.
On April 10, 2014 15:48 (IST)
Indian stock markets rose to a record high on Monday. Investors also regained appetite for blue-chips, especially interest rate-sensitive banks, after indexes had retreated from previous record highs hit on April 3.