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Markets soar to record-smashing heights for 2nd day, Nifty scales 9,500-mark

Markets soar to record-smashing heights for 2nd day, Nifty scales 9,500-mark

The 30-share Sensex opened on a strong footing and zoomed to a new peak of 30,591.55, before winding up 260.48 points, or 0.86 percent higher at 30,582.60.

Sebi allows investors to buy mutual funds via digital wallet

Markets regulator Sebi on Monday allowed investors to buy mutual fund schemes for up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets, making it easier for them -- especially the young generation -- to purchase these instruments.

Markets end in red for the second straight week

Markets end in red for the second straight week

Markets ended in red for the second straight week due to weakness due to persistent selling pressure in view of disappointing earnings results from companies amidst weakness in the global market, as investors maintained caution ahead of elections in France over the weekend and as geopolitical tensions notably those between the US and North Korea weighed on sentiment.

Q4 results, macro-data to guide equity markets' movements

Q4 results, macro-data to guide equity markets' movements

Upcoming fourth quarter earning results, along with macro-economic data points and global geo-political tensions are expected to determine the trajectory of Indian equities markets during the week starting April 10.

Stock markets likely to cheer BJP's strong show in UP, U'khand: Experts

Stock markets likely to cheer BJP's strong show in UP, U'khand: Experts

Stock markets are expected to cheer the stunning victory of BJP in UP Assembly polls and may scale to new highs on hopes of further economic reforms, say experts.

Two IPOs headed for markets this week, eye Rs 2,300 crore

Two IPOs headed for markets this week, eye Rs 2,300 crore

Radio City FM channel operator Music Broadcast Ltd and Avenue Supermarts that runs supermarket retail chain D-Mart will come out with their initial public offerings this week to raise about Rs 2,300 crore.

Sensex spurts in opening trade ahead of Budget

Sensex spurts in opening trade ahead of Budget

Ahead of the Union Budget that is to be presented later in the day, market rose by over 64 points in opening trade today as investors built up positions.

Rupee to be under stress amid US rate hike , political risks

Heightened chances of a US rate hike, along with a slower pace of reforms and soon to be released domestic macro-economic inflation data, are expected to keep the Indian rupee under pressure during the upcoming week.

SEBI to beef up cyber security framework for markets

To protect securities markets from cyber threats, regulator SEBI is looking to further beef up its policy framework on this front and plans to appoint a chief IT security officer to head these initiatives.

RBI policy to set market trend; monsoon's pace on watch

RBI policy to set market trend; monsoon's pace on watch

RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy review on Tuesday, progress of monsoon rains and industrial production data will be key for stock market movement this week, say experts.

FPIs take out Rs 774 crore from stock market in a week

FPIs take out Rs 774 crore from stock market in a week

After two months of intense buying, foreign investors turned net sellers of Indian equities in the first week of May, pulling out about Rs 774 crore on global growth worries.

Stocks may swing sideways, winter session holds the clue

Markets are likely to remain volatile amid derivatives expiry as parliamentary proceedings will largely dictate trend in the holiday-shortened week ahead, experts say.

This Diwali to Next Diwali: How Well Market Will Perform?

Know how markets will perform from this Diwali to next Diwali in this special episode of This Diwali to Next Diwali.

Sensex extends rally by 399 points on positive global cues

Sensex extends rally by 399 points on positive global cues

Inflows from foreign investors and across-the-board buying by the investors also helped the market sentiments.

Domestic triggers missing, stocks to track global cues, rupee

Domestic triggers missing, stocks to track global cues, rupee

With no immediate domestic triggers, stock markets will take cues from global factors, movement of the rupee and investment trend by overseas investors for further direction, say experts.

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday after sliding to 3-year lows but a weak outlook for commodities and persistent concerns about China`s economy discouraged most buyers.

 Sensex gets the blues before RBI meet, tanks 247 points

Sensex gets the blues before RBI meet, tanks 247 points

A day ahead of Reserve Bank monetary policy meet, Indian shares on Monday hit over two-week lows in late sell-off with the benchmark BSE Sensex tumbling 247 points and the NSE Nifty slipping below the 7,800-mark amid weakness in European markets and mixed Asian cues.

FMC merges with Sebi, to bolster commodities market regulations

FMC merges with Sebi, to bolster commodities market regulations

Marking the first ever merger of two regulators, Forward Markets Commission on Monday merged with securities market watchdog Sebi that will help strengthen as well as streamline regulatory framework to curb manipulations in the commodities derivatives segment.

Is Modi euphoria over? Markets decline to level last seen when BJP leader won 

Is Modi euphoria over? Markets decline to level last seen when BJP leader won 

The BSE sensitive index closed at 24,983, down 308.09 or 1.22 percent from the previous close. The Nifty saw a fall of 1.26 percent or 96.25 points at 7,558.80.