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Sensex surges 392 points on oil & gas reforms, BJP's stellar show

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by over 392 points in opening trade on Monday on a rally by oil & gas and PSU stocks after the government on Saturday deregulated diesel prices and BJP stormed to power in Haryana and is all set to form government in Maharashtra.

Besides, a firming trend at other Asian markets following weekend sharp gains in US on the back of upbeat earnings, buoyed the sentiments here.

The 30-share Sensex zoomed by 392.51 points, or 1.50 percent, to trade at 26,501.04. The gauge had gained 109.19 points in Friday's trade.

All the sectoral indices, led by PSU and oil & gas, were trading in the positive territory with gains up to 2.83 percent.

Sensex rebounds 71 points in early trade on global cues

Sensex reboundsMumbai: After two sessions of losses, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered by over 71 points to regain the 26,000-mark in early trade on Friday on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid a firming trend in other Asian markets.

Besides, encouraging earnings reported by Hero MotoCorp also influenced market sentiments.

The 30-share index, which had lost 384.73 points in the previous two sessions, rebounded by 71.37 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 26,070.71, with FMCG, power, capital goods and healthcare stocks, leading the recovery.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty edged higher by 13.40 points, or 0.17 per cent, to 7,761.60.

Sensex falls over 100 points on capital outflows, global cues

SensexMumbai: Extending losses for the second straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell lover 100 points in early trade today on sustained capital outflows amidst a weak global trend.

Besides, a widening trade deficit to 18-month high in September influenced market sentiments.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 34.74 points in the previous session on Tuesday, lost another 100.86 points, or 0.38 percent, to 26,248.47 with metal, oil & gas, capital goods, power and consumer durables sectors, leading the fall.

Markets remained closed yesterday on account of Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

Sensex falls 159 points; trading over 26,130 level

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 159 points in early trade on Monday on continued capital outflows by foreign funds and selling by retail investors after industrial production growth slowed to five-month low in August amid a weak trend overseas.

The 30-share barometer declined by 159.35 points, or 0.61 percent, to 26,138.03 with realty, metal, auto, capital goods and banking stocks, leading the fall.

The index had plunged 339.90 points in the previous session on Friday.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 52.00 points, or 0.66 percent, to trade at 7,807.95.

Top five firms lose Rs 42,519.88 cr in market valuation

HDFC BankNew Delhi: The market valuation of top-five Indian companies fell by Rs 42,519.88 crore last week, with IT major TCS taking the biggest hit.

While TCS, ITC, CIL, HDFC Bank and Sun Pharma saw losses in their valuation, ONGC, RIL, Infosys, SBI and ICICI Bank made gains.

The market capitalisation (m-cap) of TCS plunged by Rs 18,911.52 crore to Rs 5,24,772.61 crore. ITC's m-cap tanked by Rs 8,691.94 crore to Rs 2,81,610.82 crore, while Sun Pharma lost Rs 8,626.15 crore to Rs 1,69,582 crore.

The valuation of CIL fell by Rs 6,000.55 crore to Rs 2,11,313.97 crore and HDFC Bank lost Rs 289.72 crore to Rs 2,09,309.66 crore.

Sensex tanks 335 points in early trade; Infosys surges 5.61%

SensexMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex plunged over 335 points in early trade on Friday as funds and retail investors booked profits after yesterday's gains even as Infosys posted better-than-expected earnings.

A weak trend on other Asian markets following overnight sell-off in the US markets also triggered selling by participants.

The 30-share barometer, which gained 390.49 points in the previous session, fell by 335.90 points, or 1.26 percent, to 26,301.38, with all the sectoral indices, except IT and Teck, trading in negative zone with losses up to 2.21 percent.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 106.05 points, or 1.33 percent, to 7,854.50.

Sensex zooms 312 points in early trade on global cues, firm rupee

Sensex-GainsMumbai - Snapping its three-session losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex staged a strong comeback by rising over 312 points in early trade on Thursday on fresh spells of buying by foreign funds and investors amid positive global cues.

Besides, appreciating rupee which strengthened to two-week high of 61.09 against the dollar and easing global crude prices that have hit two-year low, buoyed sentiments.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost over 383 points in the previous three sessions, recovered by 312.81 points, or 1.19 percent, to 26,559.60.

Infosys shares fall 5% on downgrade reports

Mumbai - Shares of IT services major Infosys fell five percent in early trade Wednesday amid reports of stock downgrade.

The company's stock plunged 4.88 percent to Rs 3,643.25 on the BSE.

At the NSE, it was down 4.96 percent to Rs 3,641.

The stock was the biggest loser among the 30-bluechips on the Sensex.

As per media reports, global financial services major Citigroup has downgraded Infosys to 'neutral' from 'buy'.

Infosys will declare its July-September quarter earnings on Friday.

Meanwhile, in the broader market, the benchmark BSE Sensex was trading lower by 31.66 points at 26,240.31 during afternoon trade. (PTI)

Sensex falls for 3rd straight session to trade at fresh two-month low of 26,187

Mumbai - Falling for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex declined by another 84 points in early trade today on persistent capital outflows amidst a weak global trend after the IMF trimmed its growth forecast.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 358.54 points in the previous two sessions, fell by 84.16 points, or 0.32 percent, to trade at fresh two-month low of 26,187.81.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 25.70 points, or 0.32 percent, to 7,826.70.

Sensex falls 137 points; Nifty dips below 7,900

Sensex fallsMumbai: Opening after a five-day weekend, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 137 points in early trade Tuesday as funds and investors indulged in trimming positions amid weak cues from other Asian markets.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 62.52 points in the previous session on October 1, fell by 137.34 points, or 0.51 percent, to 26,430.65 in early trade.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty shed 48.40 points, or 0.60 percent, to 7,897.15.

Stock exchanges remained closed on October 2, 3 and 6 for Gandhi Jayanti, Dussehra and Id-ul-Zuha, respectively.

Three of top 10 firms add Rs 38,768 cr to m-cap

SensexNew Delhi : Three of the top-10 Sensex firms added Rs 38,768.45 crore to market capitalisation last week, with IT major TCS emerging as the biggest gainer.

While TCS, Infosys and Sun Pharma saw gains in their market valuation, ONGC, RIL, ITC, CIL, HDFC Bank, SBI and ICICI Bank saw erosion in their m-cap. The cumulative loss of these seven firms stood at Rs
26,925.45 crore.

The m-cap of TCS surged Rs 18,186.79 crore to reach Rs 5,43,684.13 crore, while that of Sun Pharma zoomed Rs 11,049.34 crore to touch Rs 1,78,208.15 crore.

The valuation of Infosys climbed Rs 9,532.32 crore, to Rs 2,20,920.14 crore.

Markets in consolidation mode; Sensex down 58 points

Sensex DownMumbai - Markets seemed to be in consolidation mode after strong rally as the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex and CNX Nifty declined 58.33 points and 23.30 points, respectively during the truncated week as operators decided to play safe after the Reserve Bank kept key interest rates unchanged.

Realty, metal, banking, power, capital goods and FMCG sectors attracted profit-booking and mainly weighed on Sensex.

Sensex down 30 points in early trade ahead of RBI policy

Sensex downMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 30 points in early trade on Tuesday on increased selling by funds and retail investors ahead of RBI's monetary policy review.

Continuing yesterday's weakness, the 30-share index moved further down by 30.38 points, or 0.11 per cent, to 26,566.73, with metal, FMCG, PSU, oil & gas and banking sector stocks leading the fall. The gauge had lost 29.21 points in the previous session.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty shed 11.25 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 7,947.65 in early trade.

Sensex falls 102 points on capital outflows, global cues

SensexMumbai - Falling for the fourth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by another 102 points in early trade today on persistent capital outflows amidst a weak global trend.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 738.38 points in the previous three sessions, fell by 102.96 points, or 0.38 percent, to trade at one-month low of 26,365.40.

All the sectoral indices, led by consumer durables, FMCG, healthcare, banking and capital goods, were trading in negative territory with losses about up to 0.99 percent.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty fell by 27.00 points, or 0.34 percent, to 7,884.85.

Sensex dips below 27K-level, falls 166 points on Asian cues

Sensex dipsMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 27k-level by falling over 166 points in early trade on Monday as funds and retail investors engaged in reducing positions amid a weak trend on other Asian bourses.

The 30-share barometer, which shed 21.79 points in the previous session, fell by 166.32 points, or 0.61 percent, to slip below the 27,000-mark to 26,924.10.

Stocks of realty, capital goods, metal, auto, power and banking sectors declined due to profit-booking.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty fell below the 8,100-level by declining 56.65 points, or 0.69 percent, to 8,064.80.

Sensex rises for 3rd day, hovers around 27,200

Sensex risesMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday rose over 73 points in early trade, extending gains for the third straight day on sustained buying by funds and retail investors, driven by rising optimism over trade ties with China amidst a firming trend overseas.

The 30-share index gained 73.39 points, or 0.27 percent, to 27,185.60 with power, realty, infrastructure, PSU, healthcare, and metal sector stocks leading the rally. The index had gained 619.70 points in the last two sessions.

In a similar fashion, the broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 21.85 points, 0.27 percent, to 8,136.60.

Sensex reclaims 27K level, soars over 450 points

Sensex reclaims 27K level, soars over 450 pointsMumbai - The BSE Sensex reclaimed the 27,000-mark after a week by surging over 450 points in afternoon trade Thursday on widespread buying by funds and retail investors amid optimism over trade ties with China and rise in foreign capital inflows.

The 30-share Sensex after opening in the negative zone rebounded to regain the psychological 27,000-mark for the first time since September 11 to trade 443.19 points, or 1.66 percent, higher at 27,074.48.

The gauge had gained over 138 points in yesterday's trade.

Sensex recovers 44 points in early trade

SensexMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 44 points in early trade Tuesday on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors in select stocks.

The 30-share index, which had lost 244.48 points in the previous session, recovered by 44.73 points, or 0.16 percent, to 26,861.29, with realty, healthcare, capital goods, power, infrastructure and consumer durables shares leading the recovery.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose 2.90 points, or 0.03 percent, to 8,044.90.

Brokers said emergence of buying, though selective, by funds and retail investors after remaining sellers in yesterday helped trading sentiments to improve.

Sensex slips below 27K level, plunges 185 points in early trade

Sensex slipsMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled over 185 points to dip below the 27,000-mark in early trade on Monday on selling by funds and retail investors after industrial production growth slowed to 0.5 percent in July amid a weak trend in the Asian region.

The 30-share barometer slipped below the 27,000-mark by falling 185.55 points, or 0.69 percent, to 26,875.49 with metal, FMCG, power, capital goods and IT stocks leading the fall.

The index had gained 65.17 points in the previous session on Friday.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 70.95 points, or 0.88 percent, to trade below the 8,100-mark at 8,034.55.

Top 5 Sensex firms lose Rs 36,971.61 cr from market cap

Top 5 Sensex firms lose Rs 36,971.61 cr from market capNew Delhi - The market valuation of top five Sensex companies fell by Rs 36,971.61 crore last week, with ONGC and Sun Pharma being the worst hit.

While ONGC, RIL, CIL, Infosys and Sun Pharma saw losses in their market capitalisation (m-cap), TCS, ITC, HDFC Bank, SBI and ICICI Bank witnessed gains.

The m-cap of ONGC plunged Rs 11,421.58 crore to Rs 3,67,158.86 crore, while Sun Pharma lost Rs 10,749.03 crore to Rs 1,66,910.28 crore from its valuation.



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