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Markets may see swings on geopolitical concerns, F&O expiry

"As global tensions mount with North Korea pushing to a next level of tests with hydrogen bomb, it will be hard for bulls to have a comeback which was as swift as before. 

Sep 24, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Euro zone stability risk contained but rising - ECB

Financial stability risks in the euro zone are contained but remain significant and have even increased in some areas over the past six months, the European Central Bank said in a regular stability review on Wednesday.

May 24, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Markets retreat from record highs on Trump tremors

Equities went into a tailspin on Thursday after a three-session surge, with benchmark Sensex plunging 224 points and Nifty closing below 9,500, as global markets were roiled by the latest crisis surrounding US President Donald Trump.

May 18, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Trend from global markets amid brewing geo-political trouble and corporate quarterly results will continue to steer stocks this week, say experts.

Apr 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Political noise? Markets don't care - it's all about growth

One of the biggest mysteries in global markets so far in the Trump era is the historically low level of volatility that has prevailed despite all the turmoil and uncertainty that analysts warned his victory would unleash.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

World stocks hit 1-1/2 year high after strong China data

World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of the new year.

Jan 05, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Global markets drift after Yellen speech

European and US equities markets were split on Friday after US Fed chief Janet Yellen suggested interest rates could rise in the near-term.

Aug 27, 2016, 02:55 AM IST

EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts

European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.

Jun 29, 2016, 02:30 AM IST

Gold futures up by Rs 78 on firm global cues

Gold prices rose by Rs 78 to Rs 28,663 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions amid a firming trend overseas.

Mar 31, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Toshiba closes at more than 36-year low as Tokyo shares fall

Toshiba shares dived to a more than 36-year low on Friday after the scandal-hit firm widened its annual loss forecast to a whopping USD 6.0 billion, while a strong yen dragged the Nikkei into the red.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Stocks fail investors' faith in 2015; Gold also no good

In a double-whammy for investors, the two major asset classes -- stocks and gold -- failed to generate positive returns in 2015.

Dec 27, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

China investigates securities regulator's deputy head

The anti-corruption watchdog will also examine stock exchange operators in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

Nov 13, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday after sliding to 3-year lows but a weak outlook for commodities and persistent concerns about China`s economy discouraged most buyers.

Sep 30, 2015, 08:05 AM IST

Sensex takes cues from Asian peers, slumps 142 points

Bouts of profit-booking were witnessed in capital goods, metal, auto, banking and consumer durable sectors, along with mid-cap and small-cap shares, while buying marked realty, FMCG, health care and IT segments.

Sep 15, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Sensex recoups 97 points on positive IIP data

The 30-share barometer recovered 96.66 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 25,706.87, with stocks of realty, power, capital goods and PSU sectors leading the recovery.

Sep 14, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Macro data points, global leads to dictate market trend

Besides, the progress of monsoon, movement of the rupee against the dollar, will also be key factors determining the trend on the bourses in the truncated trading week.

Sep 13, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Sensex, Nifty snap 4-week losing streak on fresh buying

The Sensex resumed higher at 25,302.98 but declined immediately below 25,000-mark for the first time in 15 months to 24,833.54 on Tuesday on Chinese worries.

Sep 12, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Sensex zooms over 400 points, Nifty above 7,800 on upbeat global cues

On similar lines, the NSE Nifty, reclaimed the 7,800-mark by soaring 125.80 points or 1.64 per cent to 7,814.05.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

PM Modi asks industry to risk and invest more; promises to improve ease of doing business

Several industry leaders meanwhile pitched for interest rate cut saying it would help them take risks and scale up investments.

Sep 08, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Sensex up 118 points in early trade on bargain hunting

The 30-share barometer recaptured the 25,000-level by rising 118.37 points or 0.47 per cent to 25,012.18 with realty, banking, metal, PSU and power sector stocks leading the recovery.

Sep 08, 2015, 09:54 AM IST