indian equity markets

Rupee slide continues: hits new low of 54.60 against dollar (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to a new record intra-day low for the second session in a row Thursday, despite the Reserve Bank of India's intervention, ... Read more...

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‘Qualified foreign investors can directly invest in equity markets’


January 1st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Worried over valuation losses at the Indian stock exchanges, the central government Sunday allowed qualified foreign investors (QFIs) to directly invest in equity markets ... Read more...

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Year of steep losses, volatility for Indian equities (2011 in retrospect)


December 31st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian equity markets, a favourite among foreign investors just a year ago, presented one of the worst performances among emerging economies during 2011, resulting in ... Read more...

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FII investment cap in infrastructure raised


February 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The limit of funds to be invested by foreign investors in the Indian infrastructure sector has been raised with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee also allowing mutual ... Read more...

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Sensex continues to bleed on loan scandal (Weekly Market Review)


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets shed 449 points this week, taking the last three weeks' loss to 1,868 points as 2G spectrum allocation scan and ... Read more...

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Sensex choppy; realty, capital goods stocks drop


November 15th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities was trading weak in the afternoon session due to lack of supportive cues.The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Sensex back at 2008 January levels, bulls rejoice (Roundup)


September 13th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Backed by global cues, Indian equity markets witnessed a bull run Monday, with a benchmark index gaining more than 408 points to zip past the 19,000 mark, ... Read more...

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Morning after getting a battering, Sensex up 226 points


January 28th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equity markets was in recovery mode Thursday morning after the battering it took the previous day. The index was up 226 ... Read more...

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Sensex down 1.29 percent in afternoon trade (Lead)


October 29th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Benchmark indices at Indian equity markets continued to languish in the negative terrain as selling continued across the board, with realty, metal, auto and banking stocks bearing ... Read more...

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Sensex falls steeply, down 0.43 percent (Lead)


October 15th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equity markets was trading on a volatile note early Thursday afternoon and fell sharply to be 0.43 percent below its previous ... Read more...

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Sentiments damp at Indian equities markets (Weekly Market Review)


September 5th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Sentiments at Indian equity markets remained damp this week though a key index rose 290 points Friday, after four consecutive losing days. Chinese markets -- which ... Read more...

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Sensex down 770 points as budget disappoints (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Investors in Indian equity markets were disappointed with the 2009-10 budget, resulting in a key index plummeting by more than 700 points even as Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Sensex slips on weak Asian cues, profit booking (Lead)


July 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Weak markets elsewhere in Asia and profit booking prompted a fall in a key index of the Indian equity markets, which dipped more than 35 points Wednesday ... Read more...

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Sensex under selling pressure, down 149 points (Lead)


June 4th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Continued selling in blue-chip stocks sent a key index of the Indian equity markets tumbling 149 points around Thursday noon. The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Sensex breaches 15,000-mark (Lead)


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equity markets rose past the 15,000-mark Wednesday morning. The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at ... Read more...

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Markets slip, Sensex down 100 points (Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Indian equity markets slipped into the red with a key index dipping 100 points by late Tuesday morning, after having risen more than a percent at the ... Read more...

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Markets stay in the green (Lead)


June 1st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Benchmark indices at the Indian equity markets gave up some of their gains after rising rapidly on opening but still managed to hold well above previous closing ... Read more...

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Foreign funds investment crosses $3-bn mark


May 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Foreign inflow of money into Indian equity markets has crossed the $3-billion mark, with as much as $2 billion coming in the last five trading sessions, data with ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 323 points down (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equity markets ended trade in the red as consolidation set in Thursday. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange ... Read more...

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Equity markets slip on opening


May 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened lower Wednesday with a key index shedding about 50 points from Tuesday's close about 45 minutes into trading.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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Global cues keep markets edgy, volatility on the rise (Weekly Roundup)


January 24th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets were edgy this week as global economic cues remained negative, resulting in high volatility in this week's trade. A key index closed about 7 percent ... Read more...

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Markets close on a high, short-covering helps (Roundup)


January 14th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian equity markets Wednesday broke the downtrend since the middle of last week, with investors deciding to take profits by short-covering their positions, and a key index ending ... Read more...

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Markets rise as trading begins on last day of year


December 31st, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian equity markets rose soon after the opening bell on the last day of 2008, with a key index gaining by 0.58 percent about 15 minutes into trade.The ... Read more...

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Equity markets go flat (Lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian equity markets failed to hold on to the smart gains of Tuesday morning, as a key index dropped to hover just about 0.3 percent higher than its ... Read more...

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Equity markets rise at opening bell


December 30th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian equity markets rose soon after the opening bell with a key index gaining by 0.73 percent about 15 minutes into trade.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay ... Read more...

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Equity markets rise on opening


December 26th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened higher Friday with a key index rising about 100 points above Wednesday's close, about 15 minutes into trading.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay ... Read more...

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Equity markets fall at opening bell


December 24th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened lower Wednesday with a key index falling more than 110 points below Tuesday's close, about 15 minutes into trading.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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Indian equity markets open lower, keep falling


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened lower Tuesday and kept falling, with a key index more than 150 points below Monday's close, almost an hour into trading.Weak markets in the ... Read more...

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Reduced lending rates, falling inflation prop equities market (Weekly Roundup)


December 20th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A probable second round of financial stimulus, coupled with banks cutting lending rates and falling inflation figures had a rub-off effect during the week on Indian equity markets ... Read more...

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Equity markets flat in early trade


December 19th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equity markets opened lower Friday than its previous close but later rose to hover just above Thursday's closing figures.The 30-share Sensitive Index ... Read more...

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Indian equity markets open cautiously after terror strikes


November 28th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The investor mood was clearly sombre as a key Indian stock market index opened with a loss of 137.54 points when trading resumed for the first time Friday ... Read more...

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Indian equities gain in special trading


October 28th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Indian equity markets, in a freefall for the past few days, took a U-turn with a benchmark index crossing the psychologically important level of 9,000 points in a ... Read more...

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Foreign funds pump out $883 mn in four sessions


October 10th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Foreign funds were net sellers of Indian equity to the extent of $883 million during four days of trading for the week ended Friday, shows the latest ... Read more...

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Sensex in red despite recovering 300 points from day’s low (Roundup)


September 15th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) After panic selling throughout the morning, Indian equity markets witnessed a smart recovery but still ended in the red Monday.At the close of trading, the 30-share benchmark sensitive ... Read more...

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Equity markets recover but still end in red (Fourth lead)


September 15th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) After initial panic selling throughout the morning, Indian equity markets witnessed a smart recovery but still ended in the red.At the close of trading Monday, the 30-share benchmark ... Read more...

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