Stock Market
Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:07

After steadily moving up without volatility over the past year, a combination of global developments and local policy elements brought volatility back to centre-stage, analysts said.

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:57

The sharp fall in crude prices over the past few days could prove to be a boon for the Indian market as the domestic economy would benefit from the drop in fuel prices.

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:48

The panic selling in global equities resumed after a brief reprieve last week – the S&P 500 index shed another 3.75 per cent overnight (February 8), bringing its total losses to 8.5 per cent since the correction started.

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:05

The markets saw extreme volatility and lost on four of the five trading sessions on the back of global cues and the after-effects of LTCG. The Dow Jones and bond yields shook global markets and literally rattled them.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 16:49

The BSE Sensex tanked 440 points to end at over three-month low of 31,159.81 due to across the board selling by investors ahead of the expiry of September derivatives and weakness in the rupee amid mixed global cues.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:41

Benchmark Sensex today slipped from life highs to end sharply lower at 31,710.99 by falling 364 points following a steep plunge in ITC Ltd stocks after the GST Council yesterday hiked tax on cigarettes.

Besides, the broader Nifty also cracked below the 9,900- mark.

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:22

The Sensex and the Nifty today made the most of the momentum and registered new all-time peaks at 32,074 and 9,916, respectively, building on optimism about corporate earnings.

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:27
Globally tracked equity index provider MSCI has announced plans to include China ‘A’ shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in phases from May 2018 to August 2018.
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 19:55

The benchmark Nifty settled above 9,650-level for the first time followed across-the-board buying triggered by positive global cues.
The 50-share index rose by 37.40 points to 9,653.50 following buying mainly in realty, pharma, FMCG, media, auto, infra and IT stocks.

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:33
As the market looks out for direction from fourth quarter earnings, the first 500 BSE-listed firms have posted better earnings compared to the year-ago quarter.
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:25
The oilseed output in the country is expected to reach a record level of 33.60 million tonnes in 2016-17 against 25.30 million tonnes in the previous year. Exporters feel that China could emerge as a major destination for the Indian groundnut oil.
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 15:12
After staying in a range for more than seven weeks, the Nifty finally broke the range and touched a new high of 9,450 points on Thursday. Now let’s check what was the difference between the Nifty’s previous all-time high of 9,367 and the current new high of 9,450.
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 16:48
Every investor is on the look out for the next sector that could deliver above-normal returns. In some bull runs, those sectors appear naturally, like the one we saw in 2000 when the IT sector gave superlative returns.
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:49
India’s obsession with gold is beyond a symbol of wealth and status. Acquiring gold is a goal for people of all backgrounds. There is a saying: “If India sneezes, the gold industry will catch a cold.” There is a tradition of purchasing gold on every auspicious opportunity such as Akshaya Tritiya.
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:45
Last week was largely bullish, with good market breadth and index movements. Wednesday saw a mid-afternoon scare when the Nifty fell sharply and mid-cap stocks lost all their gains to crash into losses. Such moves indicate the market is slightly heavy on the top.