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Sensex erases day’s highs, up 180 points (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday was trading 180 points up in the late afternoon trade.Erasing its early day gains on profit booking, ... Read more...

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Sensex surges 284 points on firm cues from global markets


July 27th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday was trading 284 points up in afternoon trade amid firm global cues and fresh buying in beaten ... Read more...

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Sensex tanks 206 points (Roundup)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday tanked 206 points as traders exited open positions on the last day of the July F&O; (futures ... Read more...

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Sensex declines 31 points, realty, capital goods stocks down


July 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday was trading 31 points down in afternoon trade as selling continued in realty and capital goods stocks.The ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 72 points down; metal, consumer durable stocks fall (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed 72 points down ahead of expiry of the July derivative contracts. Metal, consumer durables and power ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 57 points, metal consumer durable stocks down (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 57 points down in late afternoon trade. Metal, consumer durable and power stocks mostly came ... Read more...

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Sensex declines 66 points, metal, consumer durables down


July 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 66 points down in afternoon trade led by selling pressure in metal, consumer durable and ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 75 points; FMCG, consumer durables up (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 75 points up in the late afternoon trade Tuesday as European stocks opened in green.Buying was ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 22 points; FMCG, consumer durable stocks up


July 24th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 22 points up in afternoon trade Tuesday. Some buying was seen in FMCG, consumer durables and ... Read more...

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Sensex tanks 281 points (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets plunged 281 points Monday on weak global cues and a sell-off in metal, realty and power stocks.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex down 226.09 points as metals, capital goods stocks tumble


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 226.09 points down around 1.00 p.m. Monday after metals, capital goods and auto stocks came under ... Read more...

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Sensex down 82 points as bank, oil and gas stocks tumble


July 20th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 82 points down in afternoon session Friday after banking, oil and gas and capital ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 128 points, IT consumer durable stocks up (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 128 points higher in late afternoon session Thursday, led by firm global cues and good buying ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 104 points, consumer durable, IT stocks up


July 19th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 104 points higher in the afternoon session Thursday, led by good buying in consumer durables, IT, ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 66 points; metal, IT stocks up (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 66 points up in the late afternoon session Wednesday, led by good buying in metal, ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 52 points health care, FMCG stocks up (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rose 52 points in late afternoon session Tuesday, led by good buying in health care, FMCG and banking ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 116 points down (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 116 points down Monday with IT, metal and realty stocks coming under selling pressure.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Sensex turns red; IT, metal stocks fall (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets turned negative in late afternoon session Monday with IT and metal stocks coming under selling pressure.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Sensex closes in red, consumer durable, realty stocks down (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets fell for the third straight day Friday and closed over 18 points down, shedding early gains. Consumer durable, ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 75 points, FMCG, banking stocks rise (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 75 points higher Thursday with robust buying in FMCG, banking and capital goods.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 37 points up (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed just 37 points higher, shedding most of the gains made earlier in the day. Oil and ... Read more...

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US mortgage applications down despite record low rates


April 26th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US mortgage applications decreased last week despite an all-time low in mortgage rates, according to the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey released Wednesday by the US ... Read more...

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US mortgage applications fall


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The latest drop in US mortgage applications was due to mortgage rates climbing up to the highest level since December 2011, according to the Weekly Mortgage ... Read more...

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US mortgage applications drop


February 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US mortgage applications last week declined although mortgage rates remained at historic lows, according to the Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey released Wednesday.The US Mortgage Bankers ... Read more...

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China’s crude steel output went up in 2011


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China's crude steel output increased 8.9 percent year-on-year to 683.27 million tonnes last year, 0.4 percentage points slower than the growth rate of 2010, according to ... Read more...

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House prices still falling in US


March 30th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS/EFE) Prices of single-family homes in the 20 largest US metropolitan areas fell 3.1 percent in January compared with January 2010, the sixth consecutive monthly decline, ... Read more...

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Canadian dollar at three-year high


February 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 26 (IANS) The Canadian dollar Friday rose to its highest level against the US greenback in three years as the Toronto Stock Exchange surged with investors returning after ... Read more...

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BlackBerry to filter porn content for the first time


January 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) For the first time, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to filter pornographic content on its smart phones bowing to pressure from Indonesia.The decision ... Read more...

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Scheme for adolescent girls to be launched in November


September 29th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) After much delay, the women and child development ministry will finally launch the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls - SABLA - in November.In a ... Read more...

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Canadian currency becomes costlier than US dollar


April 15th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 15 (IANS) Driven up by rising commodity and oil prices, the Canadian dollar has crossed parity with the US dollar for the first time in two years. At the end of ... Read more...

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Record trading at Toronto stock exchange despite downturn


January 7th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) Companies raised a record $60 billion on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) last year despite the global downturn.The third biggest stock exchange in North America, the ... Read more...

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Canadian currency set to outperform US dollar


January 5th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 5 (IANS) Canadian markets opened in the new year Monday with gains, extending the last year's rally into 2010. Buoyed by higher metal and crude prices, the composite index on the ... Read more...

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Exposure to several common infections over time linked to stroke risk


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that cumulative exposure to five common infection-causing pathogens is linked to an increased risk of stroke.Known risk factors for stroke include high ... Read more...

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Sensex down for fourth consecutive day (Roundup)


October 29th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) A key Indian equity index shut shop 1.42 percent down Thursday, its fourth consecutive loss-making day. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which ... Read more...

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Sensex slides into red soon after noon (Lead)


October 28th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets slid into the red Wednesday afternoon after climbing back into the positive terrain briefly. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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