Stock Market
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.
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:40
As the April series derivatives contracts expired last week, the winners were, once again, traders with bullish to neutral positions. Largely banking stocks were pushing up the Nifty. Even the first trading session of May contracts, on Friday, was also taken care of by bank stocks.
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 01:30
IT’s early days now. Still, fourth quarter earnings have turned out to be better than the previous year’s, but for the exception of IT majors. Only 50-plus BSE-listed firms have communicated their fourth quarter earnings to the stock exchange.
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 01:30

The sharp stock rally in recent months has come as a surprise to many, but the market now awaits an event, like improved corporate earnings, for the next big move.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 01:29
Private life insurers ended the year on a strong note with 31 per cent YoY APE (annual premium equivalent) growth, while LIC grew 16 per cent YoY, leading to 23 per cent YoY APE growth for the industry.