Tokyo stocks retreat in early trading

Markets here were closed on Monday for a national holiday.

Sebi probes SMS scam promising huge 'option' returns

The modus operandi involved reaching out to potential investors through social media and SMSes in which fraudsters sought investments of Rs 5-10 lakh with promise that returns could be as high as Rs 75 lakh within a day or two

Asian stocks hit by Greece fears, China trading move weighs

Asian markets mostly retreated Monday following losses on Wall Street as fears over Greece returned, while Shanghai and Hong Kong tumbled after Chinese authorities unveiled restrictions on dealers borrowing cash to trade shares.

RBI seeks to boost trading in illiquid govt debt

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday it was preparing to widen trading for less liquid government bonds and would let banks buy into infrastructure bonds, continuing efforts to develop the country`s debt markets.

BSE suspends trading in 22 companies

Leading stock exchange BSE on Thursday announced suspension of trading in shares of 22 companies including Global Securities and Compact Disc India Ltd from next week.

Gold inches up in thin trade, eyes 2nd straight weekly drop

Gold ticked up in thin post-Christmas trading on Friday, but the metal was headed for a second straight weekly drop as strength in the dollar and equities hurt safe-haven bids for bullion.

Gold futures rise on positive global cues

Gold prices rose by Rs 59 to Rs 26,522 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions on positive cues from overseas markets.

Wall Street climbs to new highs; transports rally

U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by railroad shares.

Stock markets may see volatile trading this week: Experts

Besides, investment trend by overseas investors, global cues, movement of rupee against the dollar and crude oil price would continue to influence trading at the bourses.

Bourses may shift 12 cos to normal trading segment: SEBI

Market regulator SEBI Thursday said stock exchanges may consider transferring securities of as many as 12 firms, including Denim Developers and Dalmia Industrial Development, to normal trading category from the restricted segment.

SEBI for stronger action in high-profile insider trading cases

To send across a strong message to manipulators, capital market regulator SEBI is mulling over ways for more stringent enforcement actions in cases of high- profile and glaring violations of insider trading norms.

JPMorgan paying USD 650K to settle CFTC charges

JPMorgan Chase will pay USD 650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.

Stock markets may see volatile trading amid derivatives expiry

Investors will also watch progress of monsoon, investment trend by overseas investors, oil price and movement of rupee against the dollar.

Asia offers muted applause for ECB, eyes now on US jobs

Asian markets turned mixed on Friday as investors offered only polite applause for the European Central Bank`s latest stimulus package.

European stocks subdued as polls open

London`s FTSE 100 index of top companies edged up 0.03 percent to stand at 6,822.79 points in early afternoon trade.

US in another probe of Credit Suisse: report

Credit Suisse is under investigation in the United States to determine if it allowed traders use its network for improper transactions, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Over 30 entities under SEBI lens for unusual trading on May 16

More than 30 entities, including brokers and high net worth individuals, have come under the scanner of market watchdog SEBI for unusual trading activities on the day of Lok Sabha election results.

Goldman Sachs earnings dip on trading declines

Goldman Sachs reported lower quarterly profits Thursday due to declines in some key trading divisions, but notched a big gain in financial advisory services.

FBI probing high speed trading on Wall Street

The FBI has said it was probing high speed trading on Wall Street, a controversial practice in which computers carry out transactions in seconds or faster.

India tops Dubai's trading partners list

India has topped the list of major trading partners of Dubai, with its total trade exchange valued at USD 34.5 billion during the first 10 months of 2012.