04 Jan 2021
In a first, Sensex crosses 48,000-mark, Nifty soars past 14,000
Domestic stock markets brought good news for investors as the S&P BSE Sensex index traded above 48,000 for the first time ever. The Sensex recorded a jump of 299.24 points, roughly 0.63%, to come at 48,168.22 on Monday morning.
10 Nov 2020
Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as markets welcome vaccine news
Domestic stock markets hit fresh record highs on Tuesday as drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate was over 90% effective.
14 May 2020
Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed
Domestic stocks plunged on Thursday as the government's stimulus package to revive the economy left investors unimpressed.
09 Mar 2020
Sensex crashes 2,300 points; records biggest single-day fall in decade
Market indices Sensex and Nifty crashed on Monday trading 6% lower in the biggest single-day fall in at least a decade.
20 Sep 2019
Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies
In a move which is expected to boost growth and provide some respite to the sluggish economy, the government has decided to slash income tax for corporates.
08 Jul 2019
Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points
Benchmark equity indexes S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 continued to decline for a second consecutive session on Monday. Sensex lost over 900 points in late afternoon trade, while the broader Nifty tanked by over 245 points.
20 May 2019
Sensex jumps 1,000 points after exit-polls predict win for NDA
After exit polls predicted NDA's win on Sunday, Sensex saw a surge of 950 points. While S&P BSE Sensex jumped over 950 points, Nifty climbed over 280 points.
13 Dec 2018
Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark
The equity benchmark BSE Sensex today rose 263.70 points, or 0.74%, to 36,042.77 in early trade, a day after Shaktikanta Das took charge as the new Governor of RBI and promised to take all stakeholders along on key policy issues to maintain growth while keeping inflation under check.
11 Dec 2018
Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market
Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.
28 Nov 2018
Rupee falls 10p to 70.89 against USD in early trade
The rupee depreciated by 10 paise to 70.89 against USD in early trade today at the interbank foreign exchange amid strengthening of the USD against some currencies overseas.
21 Nov 2018
Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues
The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.
15 Nov 2018
Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee
The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.
04 Oct 2018
Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues
The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800-points in the afternoon session today as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues.
09 Aug 2018
Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495
The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy, and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors.
26 Jul 2018
Sensex hits 37,000 mark for the first time
The BSE Sensex crossed the 37,000-mark for the first time today by jumping 156.42 points, or 0.42%, to 37,014.65 in early trade today, breaching its previous intra-day record of 36,947.18 hit yesterday.
06 Jun 2018
BSE rebounds 69 points; market opens higher ahead of RBI-policy
BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of RBI's bi-monthly policy meet.
15 May 2018
Sensex zooms 260 points as BJP takes lead in Karnataka
After opening lower, the benchmark BSE Sensex soared over 260 points in the early trade today after the Bharatiya Janata Party took the lead in the Karnataka State Assembly election results.
10 May 2018
Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues
The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.
07 May 2018
Sensex surges over 146 points in opening trade
Market benchmark Sensex surged over 146 points in opening trade today on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors amid a strengthening rupee.
24 Apr 2018
Sensex gains 166 points, Nifty tops 10,600-level
Benchmark indices managed to close higher for the second session today, led by gains in refinery, capital goods, healthcare, auto, and banking stocks amid firming trend in global markets.
09 Apr 2018
Mumbai: BSE gains over 100 points, Nifty above 10,350
The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues.
04 Apr 2018
Ahead of RBI policy meet, Sensex rises nearly 100 points
The BSE Sensex rose nearly 100 points in opening trade on Wednesday ahead of Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review that begins today.
02 Apr 2018
Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points
Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues.
09 Mar 2018
Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains
Snapping their six-day losing streak, stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with BSE Sensex rebounding by 274 points and Nifty recapturing the 10,200-mark on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors.
02 Feb 2018
After Budget, Sensex closes 839 points lower, Nifty cracks too
A day after Budget 2018, the markets shuddered and benchmark indices fell sharply, a consequence of the new long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax and other factors, analysts said.
16 Sep 2016
Sensex rallies, Nifty peaks to 8850
India's benchmark indices, the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty rose over a percent today.