indian stock markets

Sensex falls 307 points; likely to remain volatile (Weekly market review)


July 15th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to open volatile Monday, after the benchmark indices snapped five-week of winning spree in the previous week, on disappointing earnings ... Read more...

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Indian rupee slips below 56 against the dollar


July 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped below 56 against the dollar Monday, the lowest level in more than a week, tracing similar weakness in other Asian currencies ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 457 points; likely to remain bullish (Weekly market review)


July 1st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to open on a bullish note Monday, after registering a strong rally in the previous week, on expectation of a ... Read more...

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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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Rupee hits record low of 54.50 against dollar (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The Indian rupee slumped to a record low of 54.50 against the US dollar Wednesday with risk aversion in global markets adding to the pressure, ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 345 points up on tax clarification


March 30th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Indian equities markets shot up on the last trading day of the fiscal with a benchmark index closing 345 points higher Friday after Finance Minister ... Read more...

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P-notes holders will not be taxed: Mukherjee


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Trying to soothe the nerves of overseas investors, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said holders of Participatory Notes (P-notes) derivatives through which foreign nationals ... Read more...

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EGoM fails to decide on ONGC, BHEL stake sales


February 15th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The government stumbled in its effort to meet the target of raising Rs.40,000 crore through stake sale in state-owned firms this fiscal as an ... Read more...

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New telecom firm promoter scrips fall, older one’s gain on SC order (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Stocks of firms that face cancellation of telecom licences after a Supreme Court order, which fell sharply in intra-day at Indian stock markets Thursday, managed to ... Read more...

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Supreme Court order takes toll on telecom scrips


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Stocks of firms that face cancellation of telecom licences after a Supreme Court order fell sharply on Indian stock markets Thursday, even as those of one ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets begin 2012 on negative note


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) After losing nearly a quarter of their value in 2011, key indices of Indian equities markets started trading in 2012 on a negative note with ... Read more...

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Rupee recovers from record low but outlook gloomy


December 13th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian rupee, which Tuesday slipped to a new low of 53.50 to a US dollar intra-day, recovered a bit, but weakness in the currency persisted ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis keeping Indian markets unstable: Pranab


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian currency and the stock markets are unlikely to stabilise unless the Eurozone recovers from the financial mess, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Sensex recovers from two-year low but closes 365 points down


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Spooked by a weak rupee and global economic turmoil, traders sold in droves at Indian equities markets Wednesday. A key index recovered after falling 586 ... Read more...

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iGate proposes to de-list Patni Computer Systems


November 16th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Software major iGate Wednesday moved to de-list its subsidiary Patni Computer Systems from the Indian stock markets and said it will offer public shareholders a minimum ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets closed Thursday


October 27th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian equities markets are closed Thursday on account of Diwali Balipratipada.The markets had been closed Wednesday for Diwali except for a little over an hour ... Read more...

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Foreign funds investments in September at $6.97 mn


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) With Indian markets trading volatile for most of September, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold in droves and net investments from overseas funds in the ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets rally, outperform global peers (Weekly market review)


September 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Benchmark indices for Indian equities rallied more than 6 percent in a truncated trading week, outperforming bourses in other developed markets.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex tumbles 272 points over Japan disaster, rate hike worries (Roundup)


March 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one and a half percent Tuesday on radiation worries following three explosions at nuclear reactors after ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges over Japan disaster, rate hike worries (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one and a half percent Tuesday on worries over the fallout of the devastating earthquake in ... Read more...

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Indian shares tank over Japan disaster, rate hike worries (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Indian equities sank Tuesday on worries over the fallout of the devastating earthquake in Japan that has led to three explosions at nuclear reactors and ... Read more...

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Poor factory output growth pulls Indian equities down


March 11th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Topsy turvy trading continued on Indian stock markets Friday, with sentiments affected by a lower-than-expected growth in factory output, and led a key index to ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets slump on negative global cues


March 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Indian equities markets key indices fell sharply Thursday on negative global cues as crude oil prices climb raising concerns over global economic growth.The 30-share sensitive ... Read more...

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In India, women bankers have broken glass ceiling (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the world celebrates Women's Day Tuesday, a striking facet in the otherwise male-dominated corporate world in India has been the representation of women in ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets give thumbs up to budget, Sensex soars (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian equities markets Monday continued to rise well after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presneted the general budget as investors gave their thumbs-up to decisions like allowing ... Read more...

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$42 bn UN pension fund scouts for investment opportunities in India (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In a boost for Indian stock markets, the United Nations is looking to ramp up the India portfolio of its $42 billion pension fund ... Read more...

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UN pension fund proposes higher investment in India


February 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In what could give a big push to Indian stock markets, the United Nations and its affiliate agencies want to invest more from their ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 388 points on inflation, Egypt unrest (Weekly market review)


February 5th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Bears continued the rampage at the Indian stock markets for the second week on persistently high inflation, that raises concern over economic growth, and unrest in Egypt. ... Read more...

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Sensex erases Tuesday’s losses, closes 326 points up (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian stock markets Wednesday closed 326 points higher, having rebounded after a sharp sell-off during the day as government figures showed that industrial ... Read more...

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Interest rate hike fears push Sensex down 492 points (Intro Roundup, supersedes Roundup)


January 7th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for the Indian stock markets with traders resorting to wide-spread selling, booking profits in a big way, which resulted in key indices ... Read more...

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Interest rate hike fears spook Sensex, closes 544 points down (Roundup)


January 7th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for the Indian stock markets with traders resorting to wide-spread selling, booking profits in a big way, which resulted in key indices ... Read more...

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High food inflation spooks Indian stock markets (Roundup)


January 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Traders stepped on the selling pressure at Indian equities markets, after government data showed that food inflation has risen to its highest level in a year, sparking ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets may gain 15-18 percent in 2011


January 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to gain 15-18 percent in 2011 on the back of an estimated 8-9 percent economic growth with robust ... Read more...

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Charge muted but bull run continued at Indian stock markets (2010 in Retrospect)


December 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan and James Jose New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In a tumultuous year for Indian equities, a key index finished 2010 on a positive note with a gain of nearly ... Read more...

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Indian stock markets closed Friday on Muharram


December 17th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian stocks markets will have an extended weekend with trading closed Friday on account of Muharram.During the truncated trading week, the 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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