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 09:02 (IST)
The rupee strengthened to 66.60/66.61 per dollar, the highest since November 9, from its previous close of 6.7125/66.7225.
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, 2016 12:49 (IST)
Markets fear a Trump victory could trigger global economic and political turmoil, creating massive uncertainty for investors who had been counting on a win by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
On November 09, 2016 12:31 (IST)
Spot gold rose as much as 4.9 percent to $1,337.40 an ounce, its strongest since Sept. 27, and was up 4 percent at $1,326.70.
On November 09, 2016 10:53 (IST)
Sovereign gold bonds were trading higher with gains up to 4 per cent in early trade.
On November 09, 2016 08:30 (IST)
Spot gold was up 2.9 percent at $1,311.80 an ounce by 0235 GMT. Bullion peaked at $1,312.80, its strongest since October 4.
On November 09, 2016 14:25 (IST)
The greenback soared to 20.7128 pesos, around its highest-ever point and about 12 percent up on earlier levels, before paring back slightly.
On November 09, 2016 06:28 (IST)
Investors across the planet have grown increasingly confident the former secretary of state will win the knife-edge vote over firebrand tycoon Donald Trump.
On May 16, 2014 12:23 (IST)
According to latest trends, Narendra Modi-led NDA is leading in 297 seats, wining 159 more seats as compared to 2009 elections. That will be enough to form a majority government. The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance was leading in 77 seats, down 152 seats from last elections.
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 08:20 (IST)
Investors should brace for extreme volatility as markets may swing from one extreme to the other until a definite trend emerge. There's more chance of a downside in early trade as markets have gained sharply in the run up to the elections. Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are already trading lower.
On May 15, 2014 22:49 (IST)
To ring fence the capital market from possible manipulations against the backdrop of election results on Friday, May 16, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) as well as bourses and other market entities have prepared an elaborate vigil mechanism.
On May 15, 2014 18:12 (IST)
The BSE Sensex edged up on Thursday to near the record highs hit earlier this week as blue-chips such as HDFC Bank gained on hopes the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies would win a clear majority when election results are unveiled on Friday.
On May 15, 2014 15:45 (IST)
The BSE Sensex edged up on Thursday to near record highs hit earlier this week as blue-chips such as HDFC Bank gained on hopes the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies would win a clear majority, when election results are unveiled on Friday.
On May 15, 2014 09:41 (IST)
The Sensex is now up over 8 per cent since Friday on hopes that a Narendra Modi-led government will emerge victorious when votes are counted on May 16. The 30-share benchmark may breach 24,000 levels today and a new record high is probable, analysts say.