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World stocks hit record after Fed minutes, oil up as OPEC meets

World stocks hit record highs on Thursday and the dollar dipped after the US Federal Reserve signalled caution in raising interest rates, while oil prices rose in anticipation of top producers agreeing to extend output cuts for up to a year.

Key US inflation measure sees first drop in 16 years

Key US inflation measure sees first drop in 16 years

The US Federal Reserve`s preferred inflation measure fell in March, and a key component dropped for the first time in nearly 16 years, the Commerce Department reported Monday.

Rupee takes 21-paise hit after dollar clout grows

The rupee opened marginally lower at 64.30 against last Friday's level of 64.28 here today.

US Fed could end reinvestment policy this year: Fed's Bullard

The US Federal Reserve could begin winding down its massive balance sheet sometime later this year in a shift that would make it less necessary to raise the official funds rate, a central banker said on Monday.

Gold edges down on stronger dollar, but geopolitical tensions support

Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,252.20 per ounce by 0319 GMT, while US gold futures had dropped 0.2 percent to $1,254.30.

Care sees GDP clipping at 7.5-8% in FY18 if monsoon is normal

Rating agency Care on Tuesday said it expects GDP growth to accelerate to 8 percent next financial year and flagged monsoon as the only area of concern that may scupper this.

'Gold investment seen rising for 4th year in 2017'

'Gold investment seen rising for 4th year in 2017'

Gold bullion investment will rise for the fourth straight year in 2017 as global political and economic factors are forecast to maintain buying interest, CPM Group said on Tuesday.

Gold continues to stoke appetite, moves up Rs 150 to Rs 29,150 per 10 grams

Gold continues to stoke appetite, moves up Rs 150 to Rs 29,150 per 10 grams

Gold remained in a sweet spot for the second day Monday as the price rose another Rs 150 to Rs 29,150 per 10 grams, making the most of a global uptrend and local jewellers' penchant for the yellow metal.

Gold price hits 2-week high as Fed rate outlook weighs on dollar

Gold price hits 2-week high as Fed rate outlook weighs on dollar

Gold prices hit a two-week high on Monday as the dollar slumped to near 6-week lows after the US Federal Reserve`s dovish outlook on the pace of rate increases this year continued to disappoint dollar bulls. 

Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week

Market vaults on BJP victory, rallies 703 points for the week

BJP's remarkable election victory, particularly in Uttar Pradesh summed-up the market mood of the week, with Nifty index marking three lifetime highs and Sensex rallying 702.76 points to 29,648.99.

Gold moves below Rs 29K-level; slips by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams

Gold moves below Rs 29K-level; slips by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams

After yesterday's strong rally, gold prices slipped by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams, largely on its global weakness amid subdued demand from local jewellers.

Fed rate hike to have minimal impact on RBI policy: India Inc

Fed rate hike to have minimal impact on RBI policy: India Inc

The interest rate hike by the US Fed is not likely to create much volatility in Indian markets and will have only a minimal impact on the RBI's monetary policy stance, industry bodies said on Thursday.

Market laps up Fed commentary, Nifty at fresh closing peak

Market laps up Fed commentary, Nifty at fresh closing peak

The NSE index rose to a record 9,158.45 before ending the day at a new closing high of 9,153.70, up 68.90 points, or 0.76 percent, breaching its earlier 9,087 scaled on March 14.

'India strong enough to absorb US Fed rate hike'

'India strong enough to absorb US Fed rate hike'

The Indian economy is strong enough to absorb the impact of the US Federal Reserve's interest rate hike, the government said on Thursday.

Gold regains 29,000-mark, soars Rs 450 on global cues

Gold regains 29,000-mark, soars Rs 450 on global cues

Gold prices rose sharply by Rs 450 to regain the Rs 29,000-mark and trade at Rs 29,100 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas amid fresh buying by local jewellers.

 Fed raises rates as job gains, firming inflation stoke confidence

Fed raises rates as job gains, firming inflation stoke confidence

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth, strong job gains and confidence that inflation is rising to the central bank`s target.

Gold price falls to over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams

Gold price falls to over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams

Gold prices continued to feel the squeeze of growing bets for an interest rate hike by the US Fed as it slumped Rs 250 Wednesday to an over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams.

Sensex treads with care, slips ahead of exit poll

Sensex treads with care, slips ahead of exit poll

The stocks were a picture of contrast Tuesday as the Sensex developed cold feet ahead of the key exit poll findings, coming off its 2-year high and shy of the 29,000-mark at the close.

Sensex fails to keep early lead, down 145 points on late sell-off

Sensex fails to keep early lead, down 145 points on late sell-off

The NSE Nifty closed lower by 46.05 points, or 0.51 percent, at 8,899.75 after hitting a nearly two-year high of 8,992.50, highest since March 3 2015.

Gold price hits 3-1/2-month high as 'Trumpflation trade' fades

Gold price hits 3-1/2-month high as 'Trumpflation trade' fades

Gold hit its highest in about 3-1/2 months on Friday as the dollar headed for its first week of decline in three after the new US finance chief poured cold water on the "Trumpflation trade" that had boosted the greenback this year.