On April 17, 2014 14:50 (IST)
Broader Indian indices Sensex and Nifty fell for the third day in a row marking their lowest close in 2-1/2 weeks as IT, realty and infrastructure stocks saw massive profit booking. The Sensex fell 0.92 per cent, or 207.70 points, to end at 22,277.23...
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.
On April 09, 2014 23:28 (IST)
A rally in the Dalal Street may continue if a stable government is formed at the Centre, but major gains are unlikely as the markets have already factored in poll outcome partly as visible from the recent rise in indices, according to a report by Sta...
On April 09, 2014 21:32 (IST)
Litman Gregory Masters on Wednesday offloaded nearly 14.37 lakh shares of Piramal Enterprises in an open market transaction worth little over Rs 76 crore.
On April 09, 2014 20:56 (IST)
Three promoters of DB Corp on Wednesday sold over 54 lakh shares of the media company for an estimated Rs 159.57 crore through open market route.
On April 09, 2014 17:17 (IST)
Shares remain supported by overseas investors, who bought Indian shares worth Rs 703 crore on Monday, provisional exchange data shows, totalling nearly $4.5 billion so far in 2014.
On April 08, 2014 21:32 (IST)
Japanese brokerage Nomura has said a Narendra Modi-led government will help the rupee jump to 58 against the US dollar and trigger up to a 10 per cent rally in Indian stock markets.
On April 08, 2014 15:11 (IST)
During 2013-14, MFs were net sellers of equities in 10 out of 12 months, while May and August were the only months to record net inflows. MFs had put in Rs 3,508 crore and Rs 1,607 crore in equity schemes in May and August respectively.
On April 07, 2014 17:13 (IST)
Weak institutional flows also weighed on sentiment. Overseas investors bought shares worth Rs 232 crore on Friday, while domestic institutional investors sold stocks worth Rs 1,125 crore.
On April 04, 2014 18:55 (IST)
A record-setting rally in the Sensex is running out of gas as the country kicks off a five-week election process on Monday.
On April 04, 2014 17:07 (IST)
Profit-taking is expected to continue weighing on Indian equities after the Sensex rose about 11 per cent since mid-February on hopes main opposition Bhartiya Janata Party, seen as more business-friendly, would come to power.
On April 04, 2014 14:15 (IST)
Anecdotal data suggests that Indian markets tend to double from election to election. The Sensex doubled from 5,500 to 11,000 in 2009. And just before 2014 elections, it has hit a peak of 22,000.