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Sensex closes 160 points down on low GDP report (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday closed 160 points lower as fresh data showed India's gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a much ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 160 points down (Second lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday closed 160.89 points lower provisionally as fresh data showed India's gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a ... Read more...

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Sensex tanks 132 points, metal, realty stocks down (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 132 points lower in late afternoon trade Friday as fresh data showed India's gross domestic product ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 86 points as lower GDP makes sentiments bearish


August 31st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 86.93 points lower in afternoon trade Friday as fresh data showed India's gross domestic product (GDP) ... Read more...

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Sensex rallies 226 points on European cues (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) In a broad-based rally, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday surged 226 points on positive cues from European bourses and hopes of better-than-expected ... 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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Sensex rebounds 274 points as rupee recovers (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets regained the psychological 16,000-point mark and closed 274 points higher Thursday, led by a rally in oil and ... Read more...

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Sensex slides 127 points on poor industrial show (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell for the fourth straight day Friday, shedding over 127 points, to close below 17,000 on poor industrial ... Read more...

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Sensex rebounds after government defers GAAR (Roundup)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday clawed back into green after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee deferred the general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR) by a ... Read more...

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Sensex up 160.85 points in afternoon trade


April 30th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 160.85 points higher in the afternoon session Monday, led by good buying support for information technology ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges 277 points on weak global cues (Roundup)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed lower Monday with a benchmark index falling 277.16 points. Realty, banking and telecom stocks were among the worst losers as weak ... Read more...

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Sensex slips 100 points; metal, telecom stocks slump


April 11th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell nearly 100 points in the afternoon session Wednesday due to selling pressure in metal, telecom and oil ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 111 points on weak global cues (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Indian equities markets benchmark indices closed in the red for the first time in four sessions Wednesday as some investors booked profit due to weak ... 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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Sensex slips to two-month low over tax issues (Roundup)


March 26th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed lower Monday with a benchmark index falling 309 points to a two-month low as traders feared the government was planning to ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 243.45 points lower (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Indian equities closed in the red Thursday, with a benchmark index slipping 238 points as investors were disappointed after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ... Read more...

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Sensex on a two-week high on higher advance tax payout hopes (Roundup)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets rose to a two-week high Tuesday, closing 225 points higher as traders were enthused by indications of higher advance ... Read more...

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Sensex holds on to gains, metals, realty scrips gain


March 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Tuesday noon continued to hold on to morning gains even as traders awaited some positive announcement from the budget ... Read more...

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Sensex rises on positive global cues


March 9th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets rose Friday amid positive cues from other Asian bourses and Greece coming closer to a pact to avoid a ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 274 points down; realty, metal stocks slump (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped 274 points Monday following heavy selling in metal, realty and banking stocks as wary investors played safe ... Read more...

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Sensex in red; realty, capital goods scrips see selling


March 1st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets was ruling in the negative Thursday amid selling in realty and capital goods scrips. The markets have been caught ... Read more...

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Sensex closes quiet as GDP numbers disappoint (Roundup)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Wednesday gave up its intra-day gains and closed on a flat note with sentiments dampened as official data showed ... Read more...

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Sensex holds on to gains, but slips from 18,000


February 29th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Wednesday was ruling in the green, but slipped after managing to cross the 18,000 level.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 285 points, snaps four-day fall (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Tuesday closed 285 points higher as traders picked up scrips that were battered in the last four days.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex pares Monday losses, closes 288 points up (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Tuesday closed 288 points higher, paring most of the previous session's losses as traders picked up scrips which were ... Read more...

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Sensex soars after Monday’s losses


February 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Tuesday shot up as traders picked up scrips which were battered in the previous session. Realty, banking and consumer ... Read more...

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Sensex slips 477 points on high crude prices, profit booking (Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Rising crude prices bringing back the fear of high inflation and profit booking Monday resulted in a benchmark for Indian markets closing 477 points lower.Realty ... Read more...

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Sensex down 300 points as profit booking continues unabated


February 27th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Traders picked up from where they left last week, booking profits in stocks which had rallied in the past few weeks. A benchmark for Indian ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 155 points, first weekly loss in 2012 (Roundup)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A benchmark for Indian equities markets Friday closed 155 points lower, below the 18,000-mark as selling pressure pulled down the index to its first weekly ... Read more...

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Sensex slips below 18,000 points


February 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A benchmark for Indian markets Friday slipped below the 18,000-mark as traders continued to offload stocks, capitalising on weeks of gains that saw valuations soar ... Read more...

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Sensex edges lower for the second day in choppy trade (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Thursday closed 88 points lower amid choppy trade that saw the index fluctuating wildly. Realty, metals, auto and capital ... Read more...

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Profit booking continues at Indian markets


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian markets continued to be under selling pressure a little before noon Thursday with a benchmark index ruling quiet and broader markets seeing wide-spread profit ... Read more...

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Sensex subdued, banking, realty stocks under pressure


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) A benchmark index at Indian equities markets was Wednesday ruling on a subdued note a little before noon with banking, realty and consumer durables stocks ... Read more...

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Sensex trading in the green, power, realty stocks lead


February 21st, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A benchmark index at Indian equities markets was Tuesday ruling moderately higher with the gainers led by power, realty and metal stocks. The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex soars, Asian cues help


February 17th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) A benchmark index at Indian equities markets Friday continued to manage to hold on to its robust morning gains with power and consumer durable stocks ... Read more...

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