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India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic

20 Sep 2019

India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic

The effect of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's massive announcement was seen instantly as markets rejoiced on Friday.

Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points

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.

#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

On Thursday, as election results began emerging, markets jumped with happiness.

Sensex jumps 1,000 points after exit-polls predict win for NDA

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.

Sensex jumps over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,800 level

25 Feb 2019

Sensex jumps over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,800 level

Stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with the BSE Sensex reclaiming the 36,000-mark by surging over 100 points on heavy foreign fund inflows and increased buying by domestic institutional investors.

Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of IIP, inflation data releases

12 Feb 2019

Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of IIP, inflation data releases

Benchmark equity indices opened on a cautious note today ahead of the release of key macroeconomic numbers amid selling by foreign and domestic investors.

Nifty turns choppy ahead of RBI meet, investors cautious

05 Feb 2019

Nifty turns choppy ahead of RBI meet, investors cautious

Benchmark indices started on a choppy note today as investors turned cautious amid selling by domestic and foreign funds ahead of RBI's monetary policy review.

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

01 Feb 2019

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today jumped over 100 points ahead of the Budget presentation by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal amid heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors.

Rupee rebounds 7 paise against USD in early trade

09 Jan 2019

Rupee rebounds 7 paise against USD in early trade

The rupee recovered 7 paise to 70.14 against the USD in early trade today on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid early gains in domestic equities.

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01 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: 6 YouTube Channels to become a stock market trader

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Rupee surges 19 paise against USD in early trade

26 Dec 2018

Rupee surges 19 paise against USD in early trade

The rupee gained 19 paise against the USD today to trade at 69.95 after increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Rupee slips 37p to 70.07 against USD in early trade

21 Dec 2018

Rupee slips 37p to 70.07 against USD in early trade

The rupee fell by 37 paise to 70.07 against the USD in early trade today amid strengthening of the USD against some currencies overseas and foreign fund outflows.

Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark

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.

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

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.

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

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.

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

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.

Sensex recovers 600pts ahead of key macro-data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

12 Oct 2018

Sensex recovers 600pts ahead of key macro-data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex staged a strong comeback by recovering over 600 points in opening trade today following fresh purchases made by domestic investors ahead of key macroeconomic data to be released later in the day, amid fall in global crude prices and rupee recovery.

Gold climbs Rs. 130 per 10 gram on festive demand

11 Oct 2018

Gold climbs Rs. 130 per 10 gram on festive demand

Gold advanced by Rs. 130 to Rs. 31,980 per 10 gram today following the uptick in festive season demand from jewelers and retailers at the domestic spot market despite a weak global trend.

Rupee hits all-time low of 74.27 against US dollar

09 Oct 2018

Rupee hits all-time low of 74.27 against US dollar

The rupee hit a new record low of 74.27 against the USD in afternoon trade today after Brent crude breached the $84 a barrel-mark again and the American currency strengthened overseas.

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

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.

Rupee drops 43p, hits new low of 73.77 against USD

04 Oct 2018

Rupee drops 43p, hits new low of 73.77 against USD

The rupee collapsed to a fresh low of 73.77 against the USD today, as global oil prices continued to rise.

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

03 Oct 2018

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

The Indian rupee today crashed below the 73-mark against the dollar for the first time ever on strong demand for the American currency from importers amid rising global oil prices and unabated capital outflows.

Rupee sinks to record low of 72.91 against USD

12 Sep 2018

Rupee sinks to record low of 72.91 against USD

The rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 72.91 against the USD at the interbank foreign exchange market.

Rupee sinks to new low of 72.18 against USD

10 Sep 2018

Rupee sinks to new low of 72.18 against USD

The rupee today slumped to a fresh record low of 72.18 by falling 45 paise against the US dollar on strong demand for the US currency from importers.

Rupee hits fresh record-low of 70.82; drops 23p against USD

30 Aug 2018

Rupee hits fresh record-low of 70.82; drops 23p against USD

Continuing its free-fall, the Rupee today weakened by another 23p against the US Dollar to trade at a lifetime-low of 70.82 on strong month-end demand for the USD amid sustained foreign fund outflows.

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

29 Aug 2018

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

The Rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 70.52 by plunging 42 paise against the US Dollar on strong month-end demand for the American currency amid foreign fund outflows.

Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,495

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.

Sensex hits 37,000 mark for the first time

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.

Rupee sinks to lifetime low against US-Dollar, breaches Rs. 69-mark

28 Jun 2018

Rupee sinks to lifetime low against US-Dollar, breaches Rs. 69-mark

The Indian rupee has collapsed to a lifetime low of Rs. 69.10 against the US Dollar by plunging 49 paise in early trade today as rising crude oil prices deepened concerns about India's current account deficit and inflation dynamics.

Sensex surges over 146 points in opening trade

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.

Sensex gains 200 points in afternoon trade, Nifty over 10,500

13 Apr 2018

Sensex gains 200 points in afternoon trade, Nifty over 10,500

BSE benchmark Sensex surged over 200 points in afternoon trade today amid buying in most sectors, reflecting positive investor sentiment on strong macroeconomic numbers released yesterday.

These Indian stocks are going strong despite global market turmoil

10 Feb 2018

These Indian stocks are going strong despite global market turmoil

Stock markets around the world plunged earlier this week, suffering losses following a 4.6% drop in US Dow Jones.

Sensex plunges 1270 points, the biggest decline since 2015

06 Feb 2018

Sensex plunges 1270 points, the biggest decline since 2015

The BSE's benchmark Sensex crashed below the 34,000-mark, plunging 1,271 points to 33,482.81 while NSE's Nifty50 sank below the 10,300-mark, slumping 390 points to 10,276.

After Budget, Sensex closes 839 points lower, Nifty cracks too

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.

Trade outlook for muhurat: How Nifty50 will move on Diwali

19 Oct 2017

Trade outlook for muhurat: How Nifty50 will move on Diwali

Minor cracks appeared in trade on Wednesday, practically the last trading day of the week; there's just a one-hour muhurat session on Thursday (Diwali) and Friday is a trading holiday.

Sensex closes above the 32,000 for the first time ever

13 Jul 2017

Sensex closes above the 32,000 for the first time ever

Riding high on the dovish comments of US Fed Chair Janet Yellen before the US Congress and a fall in retail inflation in June, benchmark equity indices reached record high levels today as the market opened.

Sensex down 84 points after Fed rate hike

15 Dec 2016

Sensex down 84 points after Fed rate hike

The Sensex closed 83.77 points down after the US Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, indicating more hikes in 2017.

Sensex increases amidst signals of a Federal Reserve rate hike

14 Dec 2016

Sensex increases amidst signals of a Federal Reserve rate hike

Despite reports signalling an increasing possibility of a US Federal Reserve rate hike this month, India's Sensex managed to close higher on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

RBI maintains repo rate at 6.25%

07 Dec 2016

RBI maintains repo rate at 6.25%

Amidst rising expectations of a rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India, the central bank kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.25%.

BSE, NSE lie low after special Diwali trading session

31 Oct 2016

BSE, NSE lie low after special Diwali trading session

With the beginning of the new Hindu calendar on Sunday, India's stock exchanges fell flat during the special Muhurat trading session.