Sensex opens in green, Indian rupee appreciates against US dollar

The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened in the green on Wednesday at 40,921.71 points. After registering a massive fall of  987 points on February 1, 2020, when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2020-21, the Sensex has been rising since Monday.

Feb 05, 2020, 10:33 AM IST

Sensex up 700 points led by banking stocks, slide in crude oil prices

Slide in global crude oil prices and positive global cues aided the benchmark S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index (Sensex) to gain over 700 points on Tuesday. Brent, the global oil benchmark, on Tuesday fell as much as $53.95 a barrel as traders weigh the impact on global demand from the spread of coronavirus, which has probably cut China`s oil consumption by 20 per cent, according to analysts.

Feb 04, 2020, 12:45 PM IST

Nifty, Sensex recover after Saturday's sharp fall on Budget 2020 woes

The broader NSE Nifty 50 index fell 0.12% to 11,651.95 by 0347 GMT, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex declined 0.26% to 39,645.91.

Feb 03, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

SBI says bank trade unions two-day all-India strike may hit work

United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) have called for a two-day strike across India on January 31 and February 1, 2020. According to the State Bank of India (SBI), country's largest lender, its operations is also likely to suffer to some extent due to the proposed two-day nationwide strike.

Jan 24, 2020, 13:29 PM IST

Sensex to open for trade on Budget 2020 day

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), also known as Sensex, will be open for trading on February 1, 2020, on account of the Union Budget 2020-21, even though it will be on a Saturday. Trading timings would be as usual starting from 9.15 am to 3.30 pm and the pre-open trade would be held during 9 am to 9.15 am, the exchange said in a notice late on Tuesday. Generally, stock markets are closed on Saturdays.

Jan 22, 2020, 14:16 PM IST

Sensex jumps 300 pts, Nifty tops 12,000 in early trade

Investors were upbeat owing to the Fed`s dovish stance on future rate trajectory and strengthening rupee.

Dec 13, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Stocks see red on negative global cues, metal stocks suffer the most

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was down by 71 points to 40,731 while the Nifty 50 edged lower by 35 points at 12,014. Except for Nifty auto and FMCG, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the negative terrain with Nifty metal plunging by 1.76 per cent.

Dec 03, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Sensex opens 170 points higher, Airtel top gainer

Telecom scrips continued its strong performance despite the two biggest telecom companies -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- announcing tariff hikes.

Nov 19, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

Nifty, Sensex tick up; PSU banks lead gains

Shares edged higher on Monday, driven mostly by a surge in banking stocks after the top court last week provided relief to lenders in a case related to a steel company and on hopes of more support from the government towards ailing sectors. The Supreme Court on Friday cleared the path for steelmaker ArcelorMittal SA to take over bankrupt Essar Steel, and the judgment comes as a big reprieve for banks which are struggling with bad loans worth $140 billion.

Nov 18, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Sensex, Nifty shut on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Ltd and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Ltd were closed on Tuesday on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti.Wholesale commodity markets including metal and bullion were also shut to mark the 550 birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism. 

Nov 12, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

Sensex, Nifty turn flat amid volatile trade; Nifty PSU gains

Domestic stock markets swung between gains and losses after a lower start on Monday, leading to a holiday-shortened week after Moody`s Investors Service cut its ratings outlook for the country last week and as the absence of fresh triggers kept markets range-bound.

Nov 11, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Nifty, Sensex gain after Federal rate cut

In domestic markets, the broader NSE Nifty was up 0.55% at 11,907.50 while the benchmark BSE Sensex was 0.53% higher at 40,260.34 and was on track to close at a record.

Oct 31, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

Sensex gains 220 points, Nifty ends above 11,800

Shares of Sun Pharma Advanced, ITI, SREI Infrastructure, BHEL, Syndicate Bank, IndiGo, NBCC (India), GAIL and Bank of India were among the major gainers while stocks of IIFL Finance, Bharti Infratel, YES Bank, Hindustan Zinc, Birlasoft and Dr. Lal Pathlabs were among the major losers.

Oct 30, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

Equities flat in early trading, telecom stocks gain

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 126 points at 39,956 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 33 points to 11,820. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty IT up by 1.1 per cent but auto, pharma and private banks in the red.

Oct 30, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Muhurat trading: Sensex gains 192 points; Nifty ends at 11,627

BSE Sensex gained 192.14 points to close at 39,250.20 and the Nifty50 advanced 43.30 points to end at 11,627.20.

Oct 27, 2019, 19:40 PM IST

Muhurat trading on Diwali 2019 begins

Muhurat trading on stock bourses will mark the beginning of Samvat 2076 at 6.15 pm on Sundy. During muhurat trading the stock exchanges in Indiaopen up for one-hour auspicious trading session.

Oct 27, 2019, 15:15 PM IST

Sensex, Nifty open higher; HCL Tech gains 6% after Q2 results

Indian equity benchmarks opened higher, extending gains for the second consecutive trading session. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.6 percent to 39,300 and the NSE Nifty 50 rose 0.57 percent to 11,671. 

Oct 24, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Sensex loses 334 points, Nifty 73 as IT, tech, telecom stocks bleed

The BSE Sensex plunged 334 points to close at 38,963 while the 50-stock Nifty lost 73 points to finish the day at 11,588.

Oct 22, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Sensex gains 291 points to close at 38,506, Nifty advances 87 points

The stock market of India advanced of the crucial Brexit Summit with the BSE Sensex gaining 291 points to close at 38,506 on Tuesday. The 50-stock Nifty index went up 87 points and to end the day at 11,428. The Bank Nifty index soared 373 points and closed at 28,555 levels.

Oct 15, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

Equities in the green on global cues, Tata Motors up by 4.5 per cent

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 93 points at 38,221 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 30 points to 11,335. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green except for Nifty IT which slipped by 0.8 per cent.Nifty metal was up by 1.6 per cent and realty by 1.3 per cent.

Oct 14, 2019, 11:36 AM IST