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P-note investments hit 4-month high of Rs 1.78 lakh crore in March P-note investments hit 4-month high of Rs 1.78 lakh crore in March

Investments in domestic capital markets via participatory notes (P-notes) have surprisingly surged to 4-month high of Rs 1.78 lakh crore at the end of March despite stringent norms put in place by Sebi to curb inflow of illicit funds.

Sensex extends gains, up 86 points on bargain hunting Sensex extends gains, up 86 points on bargain hunting

The Sensex opened strong and shuttled between 29,453.06 and 29,341.68, before ending at 29,422.39, a gain of 85.82 points, or 0.29 percent.

Rupee logs first gain in 3 days, up 5 paise at 64.58 vs USD Rupee logs first gain in 3 days, up 5 paise at 64.58 vs USD

The rupee on Wednesday staged a mild recovery after two sessions of losses and edged up 5 paise to end at 64.58 a dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

TCS skids over 2% after Q4 misses estimates TCS skids over 2% after Q4 misses estimates

Shares of IT major TCS on Wednesday fell by over 2 percent after the company's March quarter numbers came in lower than estimates.

Nalco stake sale oversubscribed 1.63 times, scrip dips 7.7%

The PSU disinvestment drive for the current fiscal took off successfully today, with NALCO's share sale oversubscribed 1.63 times by institutional buyers.

Sensex rises 54 points on hopes of normal monsoon

Buoyed by forecast of a normal monsoon and shrugging off weak trend in global markets, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 54 points in opening trade today after investors took to select stock-picking.

Sebi may allow investors to buy mutual fund via digital wallet Sebi may allow investors to buy mutual fund via digital wallet

Markets regulator Sebi is looking to allow investors to buy mutual funds worth up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets to make it easier for investors to purchase these instruments, especially by young generation.

Nifty regains 9,200-level, Sensex zooms 267 points in early trade Nifty regains 9,200-level, Sensex zooms 267 points in early trade

NSE Nifty reclaims the psychological 9,200-mark and BSE benchmark Sensex soared about 267 points in early trade today, triggered by across-the-board buying amid mixed overseas cues.

Note-ban crimps MFIs' securitisation by 21% in Fy17

Hit hard by the note-ban, securitisation volume of microfinance institutions (MFIs) fell 21 per cent to around Rs 7,150 crore in fiscal 2017 compared to Rs 9,000 crore last year, says a report.

Finance Ministry expects 6 banks to raise funds via FPO as market improves Finance Ministry expects 6 banks to raise funds via FPO as market improves

Stock prices on the mend, the Finance Ministry will nudge at least six public sector banks to hit markets to raise funds and ease the pressure on the exchequer of pumping in capital as per the Indradhanush plan.

FPIs' net inflow at Rs 16,500 crore in April so far

Foreign investors have pumped in a whopping Rs 16,500 crore in the Indian capital markets this month so far on the back of improved investor sentiment and growth in manufacturing sector.

'Merge govt, central bank budgets for better fiscal outcomes' 'Merge govt, central bank budgets for better fiscal outcomes'

An American economist has called for consolidating the central bank and government's budgets and balance sheets saying such a move can prevent sovereign default risks and ensure better fiscal and monetary outcomes.

Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Trend from global markets amid brewing geo-political trouble and corporate quarterly results will continue to steer stocks this week, say experts.

35 corporate insolvency resolutions in progress: IBBI chief

The Code, which provides for market-determined and time- bound resolution process, is being implemented by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).

Weekly review: Market falls 245 points, geopolitical tensions weigh Weekly review: Market falls 245 points, geopolitical tensions weigh

Snapping the previous two weekly gains, the benchmark Sensex fell 245.16 points to 29,461.45, while the broader Nifty cracked the key 9,200-level to finish at 9,150.80.

Bourses to discontinue trading in Cairn from Apr 26

April 27 has been set as record date for the share swap.

Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors

Four out of the five firms which got listed this year are trading above their issue price, giving smart returns of up to two-times to investors, helped by positive broader market sentiment.

SME IPOs catch investors' eye, raise Rs 811 crore in FY17

The huge fund-raising can be attributed to reforms and initiatives taken by the government to encourage the SME sector.

Markets to remain closed today on account of  Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday Markets to remain closed today on account of Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday

BSE, NSE, Forex, Money Market, Bullion and other major commodity markets will remain close on Friday, on account of "Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti" and "Good Friday"

RBI tweaks rules for regulatory action on banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday tweaked rules that trigger regulatory action against lenders who overshoot the limit on bad loans or fail to comply with capital ratios.