BSE Sensex falls on weak Asia, monsoon worries

Indian equities markets made a poor start Friday with a key index dipping 126 points within five minutes of the opening bell.

Asia shares wary as China rebounds; yen gains

Most Asian stock markets edged higher on Friday, keeping a wary eye on volatile Chinese shares, while currency traders went on the defensive after a wild see-saw week and mixed US economic data, bidding up the safe-haven yen.

Sensex soars over 300 points in early trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange index Sensex surged by over 300 points in early trade on Thursday on heavy buying by funds at existing attractive levels following firming global trends.

Adani Power may surge 10-30% over issue price on listing day

Adani Power is expected to surge in the range of 10-30 percent over its issue price of Rs 100 when the company lists its shares on bourses on Thursday, experts say.

Inst investors committing less funds; PEs turn cautious

Private equity firms are becoming
cautious about making fresh investments in India with less funds flowing into this segment.

Investor wealth erodes by Rs 2 lakh-cr in a day

The meltdown on bourses on Monday left investors on the Bombay Stock Exchange poorer by over Rs two lakh-crore -- with nearly half of the losses being incurred by shareholders in the 30 blue-chip stocks.

FinMin wants EPFO to invest 3-5% funds in stocks index

The government has asked the
Employees Provident Fund Organisation to begin parking three
to five percent of its subscribers` retirement funds in
stocks for better returns.

FII inflow in domestic stock markets Rs 264 cr in August

FIIs have made a net investment of just Rs 264 crore in the domestic stock markets in August.

Govt denies link b/w terror outfits and stock mkt

Government ruled out any
surreptitious entry of terrorist outfits into the stock market
and said sufficient caution have been administered to the
stock exchanges to look out for any suspicious entry into
their activity.

Sensex surges over 257 points in early trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex surged by over 257 points in early trade on Monday, on fresh capital inflows by foreign funds, triggered by firming trends in Asian markets amid better-than-expected US jobs data.

Eight firms among top-10 club lose Rs 35,000 cr from mcap

As many as eight firms among the country`s top 10 companies lost Rs 35,020.77 crore from their market capitalisation in the past week, while Reliance Industries and NMDC saw their valuations rising significantly.

`Mkt to see volatile trade; inch towards consolidation`

Dalal Street may see small bouts of buying early this week amid volatile trade and look for directions towards global markets, analysts believe.

Oil India IPO to hit market on September 7

Oil India Ltd (OIL), the nation`s
second-largest state-run explorer, will hit the market with an
Initial Public Offering (IPO) on September 7.

Market retreat on monsoon worries, Sensex down 3%

Below the normal rainfall so far this
year has halted a strong bull run on the bourses pulling down
the key indices Sensex and Nifty by more than three percent
amid a sudden pullout by foreign institutional investors.

Wall Street hits fresh 2009 highs on upbeat jobs data

US stocks surged to their best levels of the year after a much-awaited July jobs report was better than expected, signaling a likely turnaround in the long and painful recession.

Sensex plunges by 181 pts in early trade on Asian cues

Sensex on Friday fell by 181 points in opening trade on
selling by foreign funds and retail investors, tracking other
weak Asian markets.

Rupee down 14 paise at 47.66 a dollar in opening trade

The Indian rupee on Thursday plunged by 14
paise against the US currency in opening trade as stock
markets are expected to open on a weak note in line with other
Asian bourses amid some dollar demand from importers.

Rupee up 5 paise at 47.69 a dollar in opening trade

The Indian rupee on Wednesday strengthened
by five paise at 47.69 against the US currency in opening
trade on anticipation of fresh capital inflows by funds amid
dollar selling by exporters.

No cheer for markets from RBI; Sensex down 134 points

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex fell by over 130 points at 1230 hrs after the Reserve Bank announced no change in key policy rates and projected an economic growth rate of six percent.

Adani Power IPO subscribed 4 times within an hour

The initial public offer of Adani Power got subscribed nearly four times the shares on offer within an hour of start of the book building process on Tuesday.