Equities fell for the third session in a row to hit nearly two-year lows, mainly on continued selling pressure in state-run PSU banks hit by overnight sluggish earnings results and mounting bad loans amid lingering global slowdown worries.
Top stock exchange NSE has informed listed companies that it will not accept physical documents related to corporate governance, shareholding pattern, financial results and annual reports, from January 29.
Stocks crumbled for the second straight day on frenzied selling as weak global equity environment continued to mar investors' confidence, with the benchmark Nifty sliding 33 points Thursday to close below the 7,300 mark on National Stock Exchange (NSE) here.
State Bank of India is keen to offload its stake in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) as part of the effort to realise value for investments and focus more on the core areas of business for the financial powerhouse, chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has said.
Jubilant Life Sciences shares soared almost 10 per cent, to touch its 52-week high level today, as the company received final approval from the US health regulator for its generic version of anti-depressant Paxil tablets.
Improvement in the pace of reforms and upcoming macro economic numbers,as well as the prospects in the winter session of parliament will set the tone for the Indian equities markets during the upcoming week.