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For first time ever ​Sensex crosses 32,000-mark, Nifty climbs to new high on rate cut hopes

For first time ever ​Sensex crosses 32,000-mark, Nifty climbs to new high on rate cut hopes

The Sensex went past the 32,000-mark for the first time ever soaring over 232 points and the NSE Nifty closed at a new peak 9,892 Thursday as inflation touched a record low, offering the RBI leeway for a policy rate cut.

Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Benchmark equity indices hit an all time high on Thursday fuelled by steep drop in retail inflation and dovish comments from the US Fed on Wednesday.

US Fed hikes key rate to 1.0-1.25%, gives details on balance sheet reduction

US Fed hikes key rate to 1.0-1.25%, gives details on balance sheet reduction

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, citing continued U.S. economic growth and job market strength, and announced it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year.

Asian shares at 21-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

Asian shares at 21-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

Asian shares hit 15-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields were on the back foot on the prospect of a less-hawkish Federal Reserve policy trajectory.

US Fed likely to hike interest rate on Wednesday

US Fed likely to hike interest rate on Wednesday

Market expectations of an interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve later on Wednesday have heightened sharply following strong employment data released last week.

Rupee hits 16-month high, but shares flat ahead of Fed decision

Rupee hits 16-month high, but shares flat ahead of Fed decision

The Indian rupee hit a 16-month peak against the dollar on Wednesday on hopes of increased foreign investments in equities, but the stock market flattened a day after the NSE index hit a record high.

Sensex gains 114 points for the week on exit-poll position

Sensex gains 114 points for the week on exit-poll position

The Benchmark Sensex ended the week green, gaining 113.78 points to finish at 28,946.23, while the broader Nifty closed above the key 8,900-level, trending on BJP-gains in exit poll positions.

Fed on course to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting: Jannet Yellen

Fed on course to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting: Jannet Yellen

The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration.

US Fed to hold rates steady, put December hike firmly in view

US Fed to hold rates steady, put December hike firmly in view

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but set the stage for a hike in December amid signs the economy is picking up steam.

Stock market: Macro data, quarterly earnings to drive sentiments

Stock market: Macro data, quarterly earnings to drive sentiments

Release of macroeconomic data and quarterly earnings are set to drive stock market sentiment this week and the countdown to the US presidential election on November 8 may add to the volatility, say experts.

September's Fed rate decision not to increase US interest rates a 'close call'

Last month`s Federal Reserve decision not to increase US interest rates was a "close call" for several senior policymakers, according to meeting minutes released Wednesday.

Outcome of US Fed meet to dictate stock market trend: Experts

Outcome of US Fed meet to dictate stock market trend: Experts

Stock markets would keenly await the outcome of the US Fed policy meeting this week which would influence trading sentiment going ahead, say experts.

US Fed looks unlikely to hike next week after Brainard warning

The Federal Reserve should avoid removing support for the U.S. economy too quickly, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday in comments that solidified the view the central bank would leave interest rates unchanged next week.

Citi sticks with year-end Sensex target at 28,800

Global financial services major Citigroup has maintained year-end Sensex target at 28,800 amid expected rise in interest rates by the US Fed post its chair Janet Yellen saying the case for rate hike was strengthening.

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

Taking a contrary stand, foreign brokerage BofA-ML on Monday said outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan is likely to cut rates by 0.25 per cent in his final monetary policy review tomorrow on expectations of a cool-down in inflation.

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

Tokyo stocks sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week, while other Asian markets fluctuated following a negative lead from Wall Street.

MCX gold crossed Rs 31,000-mark

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Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

New Delhi: Retail inflation, aggravated by food prices and a sharp recovery in global commodities, will keep RBI guarded on rate cut as it strives to contain the rise in prices to 5 percent by March 2017, Ind-Ra said on Monday.

Fed signals interest rate hike firmly on the table for June

U.S. Federal Reserve officials said it would be appropriate to raise interest rates in June if economic data points to stronger second-quarter growth as well as firming inflation and employment, according to minutes from their policy meeting last month.

Fed debated April rate hike but caution reigned due to global fears: Minutes

Fed debated April rate hike but caution reigned due to global fears: Minutes

Federal Reserve policymakers debated last month whether an interest rate hike would be needed in April though a consensus emerged that risks from a global economic slowdown warranted a cautious approach.