Sensex scales 29000 in opening trade as markets hit record highs

Rising for the sixth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Thursday set a fresh life-time high of 29,000 points while the 50-share NSE Nifty opened at 8,745.

DNA: How will Pakistan's polity take shape in the coming years?

In the light of the present situation in Pakistan people across the world are anxious to know where would all this lead the country to. DNA brings you the crux of the future polity of Pak.

As market optimism soars, room for disappointment grows

Investors, and credit rating agencies, will also closely examine the policies of any new government.

Is it NaMo rally @ Sensex?

Sensex, unlike in the past has reacted most positively on Monday to the outcome of assembly polls held in four key states.

Can Dec once again be a lucky mascot for Sensex?

Is this exciting times for the Sensex yet again.

The Rupee pain

The rupee’s freefall in part can be blamed on fears that the US will scale back stimulus measures.

`Rupee might touch 67 level in near term`

Policy decisions taken at economic level will need time to show results.

Do markets give a damn about rupee slide?

A ZRG study of S&P BSE Sensex data reveals that most of the times Indian market has remained indifferent on the particular day when rupee has closed below key levels of 57 and 58.

Negativity takes toll of cash reserves at India Inc!

Amid economic slowdown, Sensex companies have piled Rs 2.67 lakh crore cash reserves during 2012-13.

Defensive sectors emerged attractive bets in 2012-13!

Sensex and Nifty generated marginal returns of 8.23 percent and 7.31 percent respectively. This does not inspire confidence!

Market not delighted with Chidambaram`s eighth Budget

The biggest loss was witnessed in 2009 with the Sensex closing at 5.8 percent lower.

Are Bulls driven by company balance sheets?

Zee Research Group lists five such companies whose stocks have yet not participated in the rally so far.

In comes Chidu, up goes Sensex!

The lawyer turned politician P Chidambaram just loves to play the market and as always his North Block stint has given Sensex an unusual high. For the record his latest innings that began on July 31, 2012 has evidenced Sensex put up its best performance this year breaching the 19,000 mark on Thursday.

Bulls hit ‘Netagiri’ for a ‘Sixer’!

The mystery surrounding Sensex moves has got reinforced with the latest rally which saw the 30-share stock indices achieve a 19 percent growth this calendar.

Positive trends in the midst of gloom

There may be all round negativity but the stock story led by Nifty has something positive to offer at the end of six months this calendar. Nifty, the broader stock market index, has grown about 15 percent during January to June 2012 period.

RIL faces risk of losing bellwether tag: Experts

Reliance Industries faces the risk of losing its long-held stock market bellwether position, as its share performance has been below-average for many months now.

Sensex tanks 453 points as RBI hikes rates, projects lower growth

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex was trading over 400 points lower on panic selling by investors following the RBI`s move to raise key policy rates by 50 basis points.

The idea of Indianness - And the story spins on

The tumultuous events of the past week – the Ayodhya verdict, the CWG scam and the sensex hitting 20,000 points has the smell of Indianness to it.