Sensex up 153 point, closes at 16,849

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex today gained over 150 points with institutional investors buying fundamentally strong blue-chip stocks in IT and auto sectors.

Sensex up 94 points, closes at 16,158

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Friday pared a big chunk of gains posted in early trade
but still managed to end the higher by 94 points to extend the
winning streak for the third consecutive day.

Sensex up 152 points, closes above 16K

A sudden spurt of buying towards the fag end of trading, sparked by the government`s decision on Thursday to divest 10 per cent in all listed companies, pushed the benchmark Sensex up by more than 150 points to regain the 16,000-level after three days.

Sensex down 154 points in opening trade

BSE benchmark Sensex continued to lose ground for the second straight day, declining by another 154 points in morning trade, as the market adopted a cautious approach ahead of the RBI`s quarterly policy review and on weak Asian cues.

SEBI gives approval to extending trading hours

Market regulator SEBI on Friday opened gates for longer trading hours for stock exchanges, allowing the bourses to extend market hours by around two-and-a-half hours between 9 am and 5 pm.

Sensex falls over 200 pts; at 17009.17

Weak global cues aggravated a dramatic selling across counters towards the end of trading.

BSE to touch 20K & NSE to touch 6,000 marks by 2010: ASSOCHAM

Industry body Assocham has projected that the key index of Bombay Stock Exchange is likely to touch 20,000 mark by January, 2010, on the back of rising business confidence of investors and FIIs in India.

Sensex up 160 points, closes at 16,853

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Tuesday gained nearly 160 points on fresh buying by funds
in line with firming global trends.

Six of top-10 companies lose Rs 19k cr in m-cap

As many as six out of the top-10 most valued companies lost over Rs 19,000 crore from their market capitalisation last week.

Sensex opens 185 pts down on profit-taking, global cues

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex fell by 185 points in early trade on Thursday on profit
booking by funds and retail investors amid weak global cues.

Weak Asian cues, profit taking pull down Sensex

Snapping a five-day rally, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell by over 160 points on profit taking amid weak Asian cues.

Nifty hits 5K mark, first time since May `08

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty Thursday crossed the 5000-mark, for the first time since May 2008.

Sensex closes by over 47 pts; at 16,264.30

The benchmark Sensex today maintained its uptrend for the sixth straight session by closing up by close to 48 points amid firm European cues and promising growth in factory output in July.

Sensex up 121 pts in opening trade on Asian cues

The benchmark Sensex rose by 121 points in opening trade on Thursday on buying by foreign funds and retail investors driven by firming Asian markets.

Sensex gain for fifth day, closes at 16,216

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex posted gains for the fifth straight day on Thursday, adding
over 30 points in volatile trading even as investors sold
shares to book profit.

Sensex climbs 248 pts in opening trade on global cues

Bombay Stock Exchange
benchmark index Sensex surged by over 248 points in opening
trade on Thursday on increased inflow of foreign funds triggered by
firming trend in global markets.

Sensex down 69 points; closes at 15,398

A significant drop in heavyweight
Reliance Industries pulled the benchmark Sensex down by nearly
70 points amid uncertain global trends.

Sensex recovers 130 pts in early trade on fresh buying

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex recovered by more than 130 points in opening trade
today on emergence of buying by funds amid firming trends on
other Asian markets.

Sensex plunges 158 points in opening trade on global cues

Sensex fell further by over 158 points in opening trade on Wednesday on increased capital outflows by funds, triggered by weakening trends in global markets.

NSE launches interest rate futures, trades Rs 267 cr on day 1

The National Stock Exchange (NSE)
which launched interest rate futures (IRF) today, registered a
trade volume of Rs 267.31 crore on Day 1, the NSE said in a
statement here.