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Stock markets end marginally negative on weak global cues, trade war fears

Stock markets end marginally negative on weak global cues, trade war fears

Heavy selling in some sectors was counteracted by healthy buying in others.

Jun 18, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
FPI inflows into stocks more than halved to Rs 26,000 crore in FY18

FPI inflows into stocks more than halved to Rs 26,000 crore in FY18

Overseas investors had put in Rs 55,700 crore in equities in 2016-17 after pulling out over Rs 14,000 crore in the preceding fiscal, according to the data with depositories.

Apr 02, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
Twitter reports first-ever profit in its history

Twitter reports first-ever profit in its history

The San Francisco-based firm said it earned $91 million in the fourth quarter, the first positive net income since going public in 2013.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
Union Budget 2018: Stock markets jittery, Sensex recovers from 400-point, and then gains some

Union Budget 2018: Stock markets jittery, Sensex recovers from 400-point, and then gains some

Both Sensex and Nifty were in the green an hour after Jaitley finished his Budget speech.

Feb 01, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Union Budget 2018: Stock markets open in the green, show caution in early trade

Union Budget 2018: Stock markets open in the green, show caution in early trade

All indices stayed within a tight bad of plus or minus 1 percent in early trade.

Feb 01, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
MFs invest Rs 1 lakh crore in stocks in 2017; remain bullish

MFs invest Rs 1 lakh crore in stocks in 2017; remain bullish

Mutual funds invested Rs 1.2 lakh crore in equities in 2017, much higher than over Rs 48,000 crore infused last year and more than Rs 70,000 crore pumped in during 2015, latest data with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) showed.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Sensex, Nifty 50 at fresh highs; auto, oil & gas stocks soar

Sensex, Nifty 50 at fresh highs; auto, oil & gas stocks soar

According to market observers, expectations of faster economic growth on the back of the recently announced recapitalisation measures for state-run banks as well as hopes of better quarterly results kept investors` sentiments upbeat.

Oct 30, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Diwali's special Muhurat trading sees Sensex, Nifty make minor dips

Diwali's special Muhurat trading sees Sensex, Nifty make minor dips

Diwali brings with it the special Muhurat trading session of the Indian stock markets. The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty however registered minor losses in the Muhurat session on Thursday evening.

Oct 19, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
'Markets to take cues from Fed meet, geo-political developments'

'Markets to take cues from Fed meet, geo-political developments'

Stock market sentiment this week will be largely guided by geo-political developments in the Korean peninsula and the outcome of the US Federal Reserve meeting, say experts.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

Gold ETFs register Rs 300 crore outflow in Apr-Aug FY18

Equity and equity-linked saving scheme (ELSS) saw an infusion of more than Rs 61,000 crore during the first five months (April-August) of the current financial year.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
'Manipulation, perversity in stock markets needs to be checked'

'Manipulation, perversity in stock markets needs to be checked'

The financial vulnerabilities of the stock markets resulting in manipulation and perversity needs to be checked in order to promote fair and ethical trading practices, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said on Monday.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:09 PM IST
Crackdown on shell companies: Sebi to take stock next month

Crackdown on shell companies: Sebi to take stock next month

As a multi-agency probe continues to check the black money menace, regulator Sebi will update its board next month on actions being taken against suspected shell companies -- listed as well as unlisted ones -- abetting alleged routing of illicit funds through stock markets.

Aug 17, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Mutual funds pump Rs 30,000-crore into stock markets in April-July

Mutual funds pump Rs 30,000-crore into stock markets in April-July

Mutual funds managers pumped more than Rs 30,000 crore in the stock markets during April-July of the current fiscal due to strong participation from retail investors.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Equity mutual funds see record Rs 12,727 crore inflow in July

Equity mutual funds see record Rs 12,727 crore inflow in July

The strong inflows have pushed the asset base of equity mutual funds (MFs) by more than 6 percent to Rs 6.3 lakh crore at the end of July from Rs 5.91 lakh crore in the preceding month.

Aug 07, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Markets start August series with a slip; pharma, metal trip

Markets start August series with a slip; pharma, metal trip

Stock markets saw a price correction on the first session of the new derivative series on Friday as the Sensex and the Nifty ran up losses at the close amid muted corporate earnings.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Nifty crosses 10,000 briefly, closes with loss on profit booking

Nifty crosses 10,000 briefly, closes with loss on profit booking

The NSE Nifty on Tuesday breached briefly the historical 10,000 level but pared gains to close with minor losses as investors booked profits in IT, pharma, auto and oil and gas stocks after a strong rally fuelled by rate cut hopes and better financial results.

Jul 25, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Gold ETFs see Rs 200 crore outflow in Q1; asset base slumps 22%

Gold ETFs see Rs 200 crore outflow in Q1; asset base slumps 22%

Gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) continued losing steam as an investment class with investors pulling out more than Rs 200 crore from the instrument in the first quarter of the current fiscal, preferring equities over them.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Mutual fund investments in stocks at Rs 5,000 crore in April

Mutual fund investments in stocks at Rs 5,000 crore in April

Mutual fund managers have purchased stocks worth close to Rs 5,000 crore in this month so far on sustained participation by retail investors.

 

Apr 21, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Derivatives expiry to infuse volatility in equity markets

Derivatives expiry to infuse volatility in equity markets

Indian equity markets are expected to witness volatility on the back of derivatives expiry during the upcoming trading week starting March 27.

Mar 26, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
'Stock markets to see volatility in holiday-shortened week ahead'

'Stock markets to see volatility in holiday-shortened week ahead'

Stock markets likely to witness volatility amid derivatives expiry in a holiday-shortened week ahead, and the ongoing UP assembly elections will also continue to dominate sentiments, say experts.

Feb 19, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

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