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Indian markets shrug off US shutdown; Sensex soars 189 points

The NSE's 50-share barometer, Nifty, firmed up by 74.10 points, or 1.27 percent, to settle at 5,907.30.

Markets this week: Sensex gains 3.5%, ICICI surges 19%

The BSE Sensex rose 3.5 percent for the week ending September 6, as sentiment on Dalal Street was boosted after Raghuram Rajan took charge as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

Market snaps five-week rally; Sensex, Nifty tank 3%

The broad-based 50-issue CNX Nifty of the NSE tanked by 203.75 points, or 3.29 percent, to close the week at 5,983.55.

Sensex logs year's biggest weekly gain; spurts 774 points to top 19K

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex zoomed by a healthy 774 points, its biggest weekly gain in the current calender year, and reclaimed the 19,000-level after one-month.

Weekly review: Markets plunge to 4-month low; Sensex tanks 692 points

The 30-share Sensex plunged by about 692 points, while 50- scrip Nifty nosedived 221 points to register their biggest weekly fall in the current calender year.

Market rises for 5th week, Sensex up 176 points

The BSE benchmark Sensex gained 175.72 points or 0.94 percent to 18,938.46 in the week ended Friday, 5 October 2012.

Markets rise for 3rd-week; Sensex up 289 points

The Sensex has gained 1,323.27 points or 7.59 percent in last three weeks.

Markets zoom for second week, Sensex rises 231 points

The BSE benchmark Sensex gained for the second consecutive week by adding another 231 points on expectations the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates at its June 18 mid-quarter monetary policy review to prop up a slowing economy.