Himachal school students to get lessons on bourses

School students of Himachal Pradesh will be given lessons on the stock market to enable them to get jobs in the financial sector.

Google can predict market crashes

By looking at specific topics people search for on internet, Google can tell you if the stock market is headed for a crash or not.

What if Modi falls short? Some market players brace for shocker

From Sept. 13 - the day the BJP nominated Modi as its prime ministerial candidate - through Friday, the National Stock Exchange, India`s biggest bourse, surged 17 percent, compared with only a 4 percent gain for the MSCI Asia-Pacific index excluding Japan.

Major market rally unlikely as poll outcome already priced in

The rally in Dalal Street may continue if a stable government is formed at the Centre, but major gains are unlikely as markets have already factored in poll outcome partly as visible from recent rise in indices.

Twitter helps push new U.S. share listings to 13-year high

Twitter`s $1.8 billion share sale takes the total proceeds from new U.S. share listings so far this year to $50.7 billion, Thomson Reuters data showed on Friday, the strongest year since 2000.

10 cases of terror funding via stock market

The Financial Intelligence Unit received five Suspicious Transaction Reports during the 2009-10 financial year.

Sensex falls 209 points as RBI hikes key rates

Sensex was red as banking, IT, auto, realty and auto stocks led the fall.

Bangladesh orders probe into stock market slump

Bangladesh has unveiled a series of reforms to restore confidence in market.

Aiyar takes on govt over MNREGA, focus on stock market

Mani Shankar raised questions before govt over implementation of major schemes like MNREGA.

`Bankrupt` Michael Douglas pulls out of stock market

Hollywood actor Michael Douglas has pulled out of the stock market after losing almost half his fortune.

BSE, NSE to hold special trading on Saturday

Top two stock markets will have a special 90-minute trading session on Saturday, to enable the National Stock Exchange test an upgraded trading system, the NSE and the Bombay Stock Exchange said on their websites.

Sensex down at 17,422.51; realty, bank stocks worst hit

A better-than-expected industrial growth for November and promising third quarter earnings by trend-setter Infosys failed to cheer the markets and the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday closed down by over 100 points.

Sensex pares early rally, ends flat on profit booking at 17,526.71

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex today washed out its early smart gains and ended flat with a negative bais on heavy selling in select key counters despite firm global cues.

Sebi revises short-selling norms

With a view to make the short selling market more accessible to investors, Sebi on Wednesday increased the tenure for borrowing shares by up to a year.

Markets maintain 23-mth highs in volatile trade; close at 17701

Following mixed global cues, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex on Wednesday ended marginally higher by gaining 15 points on funds buying in select counters.

Sensex at 23-month high at 17,686.24 as metals rally

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex on Tuesday surged by over 127 points to touch a 23-month high on sustained buying by funds in heavyweight stocks led by metals, mostly copper and aluminium stocks.

FIIs infuse Rs 24,800 cr in Indian stock mkts in Dec quarter

The Indian stock markets witnessed
a net inflow of Rs 24,800 crore from overseas investors during
December quarter in the current financial year.

Experts bullish on 2010 stock market; see Sensex at 21k

A significant pick up expected in the
corporate earnings and the strong fundamentals of economy
undeterred by financial meltdown, is likely to bring cheers to
share markets in 2010, experts said.

IPO arena hots up; cos plan to raise Rs 50K cr in 2010

Domestic companies are expected to
embark on a mega fund raising spree this year with plans to
raise over Rs 50,000 crore by way of public offers, driven by
the sharp recovery in the stock market.

Bond prices firm up, call rate improves

Government bond prices firmed up due to fresh demand from banks and corporates and call rates also ended higher at 3.50 per cent on the overnight call money market here on Wednesday owing to good demand from borrowing banks.