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Asian shares off to slow start, investors look to earnings

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:28

Asian stock markets got off to a slow start on Monday after a U.S. market holiday but held near three-year highs on optimism about the U.S. economy, with investors now shifting their focus to corporate earnings.

Sensex hits life-time peak of 25,828.11; Nifty at 7,723.55

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 10:10

The BSE Sensex hit its life-time peak of 25,828.11 in afternoon trade Wednesday on widespread buying.

Sensex rises for 3rd day; surges 104 points on Budget hopes

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:57

The 50-share NSE Nifty also gained 28.15 points, or 0.37 percent, to 7,639.50.

Sensex surges over 300 points; capital goods, banking stocks gain

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:56

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also surged and was trading 88.15 points or 1.17 percent up at 7,596.95 points.

Sensex surges nearly 300 points; hovering above 25,350

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 10:30

The BSE 30-share barometer, which had gained 37.25 points in Friday's session, rose 272.76 points, or 1.09 percent, to 25,372.68 after moving in range of 25,179.55- 25,381.11.

Sensex snaps two-day losing trend, up 37 points

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 17:08

The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday gained over 37 points on buying support from funds and retail investors amid easing global crude oil prices.

Sensex edges higher; defensive stocks surge

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:53

Among software stocks, Tata Consultancy Services provisionally rose 4 percent while Infosys ended 1.4 percent higher.

Sensex slips 55 points ahead of derivatives expiry

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:23

Retreating from one-week highs, the benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed about 55 points down at 25,313.74 on weak global cues due to deepening Iraq crisis and caution ahead of the expiry of June derivative contracts.

Sensex moves in narrow range, hovering above 25,400

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10:27

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose about 59 points in early trade Wednesday on increased buying by funds and retail investors amid a mixed trend in other Asian markets.

Sensex dips below 25K level in afternoon trade

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:41

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty dipped below the crucial 7,500 points by falling 52.60 points, or 0.70 percent, to 7,458.85 after surging to 7,534.80 at the outset.

Sensex pares early gains but holds above 25,000

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 10:35

The benchmark BSE Sensex pared its early gains and quoted lower by 72 points in early trade Monday on emergence of selling by funds and retail investors.

Asia stocks up on buoyant Wall Street, oil near highs

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 07:40

Asian stocks rose in early trade on Monday after Wall Street advanced to new highs and fanned risk appetite, while crude oil held near nine-month highs as violence in Iraq showed no signs of letting up.