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Sensex up 111 points on positive economic data

Sensex upMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex extended gains for the second straight day by adding nearly 111 points in early trade Friday on sustained capital inflows after the country reported positive economic data yesterday.

The 30-share barometer rose 110.69 points, or 0.43 percent, to 25,686.90 with stocks of realty, capital goods, power, PSU, metal and oil & gas sectors leading the gains.

The index had jumped 102.32 points in the previous session.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 8.30 points, or 0.11 percent, to 7,658.20.

Sensex rebounds 102 points ahead of IIP, inflation data

Sensex rebounds 102 points ahead of IIP, inflation dataMumbai: The benchmark Sensex recouped most of the previous session losses to end 102.32 points up near record highs powered by gains in HDFC, TCS and Sun Pharma shares ahead of industrial output and retail inflation data release due later on Thursday.

Smallcap and midcap stocks were also seen back in demand, helping sentiments improve, said equity dealers.

Sensex gains 85 points ahead of key macro numbers

SensexMumbai: The BSE Sensex rose by 85 points in morning trade on buying in oil & gas, IT, healthcare, consumer durables and metal stocks ahead of industrial output data and consumer inflation numbers to be released later in the day.

The 30-share index opened sharply higher at 25,597.21 points, but bouts of selling led to a low of 25,409.69 points in early trdae.

The barometer was trading up by 85.57 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 25,559.46 points at 1100 hrs. Meanwhile, the NSE 50-share Nifty was also up by 9.60 points, or 0.13 percent, at 7,636.45.

Sensex slips 141 points from all-time high on profit-booking

Sensex DownMumbai: The market's initial record-setting spree came to a halt, with Sensex losing 140.94 points in late morning trade after most of the key sector stocks witnessed intense profit-booking.

Barring IT, tech and health-care sectors, rest all the counters including realty, metal, power, oil & gas, banking, auto, consumer durables and FMCG saw profit-booking.

The market opened with sharp gain at 25,706.35 and reached an all-time new high of 25,711.11 before succumbing to profit-booking.

This led to a low of 25,347.33 before quoting at 25,439.27 at 1005 hours, losing 140.94 points, or 0.55 percent.

Sensex at fresh high of 25,601; Nifty breaches 7,600-level

Sensex upMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex climbed to a new record high of 25,601.07 and the NSE Nifty crossed 7,600-mark for the first time to trade at 7,646.25 in opening trade today as foreign funds and retail investors indulged in creating positions amid a firming Asian trend.

The 30-share index, which had rallied by 590.63 points in the past two sessions, spurted by another 204.61 points, or 0.81 percent, to trade at fresh record high of 25,601.07.

All the sectoral indices led by realty and capital goods were trading in the positive territory with gains of up to 3 percent.

Sensex, Nifty hit new highs

BSE-SensexMumbai: Extending their record-breaking show, benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty on Friday hit new life-time highs and ended about 1.5 percent up as southwest monsoon set in and hefty overseas inflows continued, buoyed by hopes of policy reforms by the new government.

Besides, a firming trend overseas after European Central Bank announced stimulus measures, accelerated fund flows into emerging markets like India, brokers said.

Sensex extends gain, zooms 210 points

Sensex extends gain, zooms 210 pointsMumbai: Extending Thursday's gains, the benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by another 210 points on Friday in early trade on sustained foreign fund inflows amidst a firming trend overseas in response to ECB measures to boost the eurozone economy.

The 30-share Sensex shot up by 210.51 points, or 0.84 per cent, to trade at 25,230.02 with stocks of oil and gas, realty, capital goods, PSUs and banking sectors rallied. The gauge had climbed nearly 214 points in the previous session.

Sensex ends above 25K mark for the 1st time, Nifty at new high

Sensex ends above 25K mark for the 1st time, Nifty at new highMumbai: The benchmark Sensex created history on Thursday by closing above the 25,000 mark for the first time on heavy buying in metal, power and oil & gas shares by overseas investors, amid expectations the European Central Bank will unveil an economic stimulus shortly.

The 30-share BSE index after commencing higher, surged further to breach the 25,000 mark once more. It hit the day's high of 25,044.06, before settling 213.68 points, or 0.86 percent higher, at all-time closing high of 25,019.51.

Sensex extends losses for second day, drops 103 points

SensexMumbai: Extending losses for the second straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by another 103 points in early trade Thursday on selling mainly in banking, auto, realty and refinery sector stocks on the back of lower Asian cues.

ICICI Bank slipped by 1.72 percent and HDFC Bank by 1.54 percent as the stock also turned ex-dividend today.

The Sensex resumed slightly higher at 24,828.38 and moved in a range of 24,664.88 and 24,831.79 before quoting at 24,702.38 at 1000 hours, showing a loss of 103.45 points, or 0.42 percent, from its last close.

Sensex edges lower; metal shares extend gains

Sensex edges lower; metal shares extend gainsIndia's key benchmark indices were down up to 0.2 percent. Metal stocks headed for a second day of gains on positive China factory surveys earlier this week.

Tata Steel was up 2.3 percent while Hindalco Industries gained 3.6 percent.

Also, overseas investors bought shares worth Rs 5.75 billion (USD 96.9 million) on Tuesday, provisional exchange data show.

IT exporters fell on continued churn to domestic-oriented stocks. Tata Consultancy Services declined 2 percent while Infosys was down 1.7 percent.

Sensex up 67 points in early trade on funds buying

Sensex up 67 points in early trade on funds buyingMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 67 points in early trade on Wednesday on continued capital inflows by funds and retail investors, following the RBI's decision to cut the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR).

Rising for the third straight day, the 30-share barometer surged 67.31 points, or 0.27 percent, to 24,925.90 with stocks of consumer durables, realty, capital goods and auto sectors leading the rise.

The index had gained over 641 points in last two trading sessions.

BSE shifts 213 stocks to restricted trading; NSE to move 117

BSE shifts 213 stocks to restricted trading; NSE to move 117Mumbai: Top bourses NSE and BSE have decided to shift around 200 securities of companies such as Bharati Shipyard, Hindustan Motors and Essar Shipping to restricted trading segment from June 6 as part of surveillance measures.

Few other stocks which would be moved to trade-for-trade category or 'T' group on both the exchanges are -- Aditya Birla Money, B A G Films and Media, BPL Ltd, Digjam, Khaitan Electrical, Moser-Baer and Parrys Sugar Industries and Ramco Systems.

Sensex up 70 points ahead of RBI policy meet

Sensex upMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 70 points in early trade Tuesday as funds and investors made fresh buying ahead of the RBI's bi-monthly policy review.

The 30-share barometer gained 70.89 points, or 0.29 percent, to 24,755.74 with stocks of consumer durables, metals, IT, realty, oil and gas and power sectors leading the rise.

The Sensex had gained 467.51 points in the previous session on the back of slight improvement in HSBC Indian Manufacturing Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI), a measure of factory production in May.

NSE Nifty bounces up, ends at 7,350 ahead of RBI meet

NSE Nifty bounces up, ends at 7,350 ahead of RBI meetMumbai: After a two-day pause, the buoyant market flared up amid a slew of feel-good factors ahead of the RBI's monetary policy review meet tomorrow with hectic buying in key infra, banking, energy, metal and realty counters rallied the index by 132.55 points to end at 7,362.50 at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Monday.

The investors sentiment bolstered by the positive momentum in country's manufacturing sector by HSBC (PMI) survey to 51.4 in May, along with good FII buying and better than expected Q4 result led the market momentum.

Sensex trades 351 points up; capital goods stocks gain

Sensex trades 351 points up; capital goods stocks gainMumbai, June 2 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 351.83 points or 1.45 percent up in mid-afternoon trade session Monday as capital goods stocks rally.

Healthy buying was observed in interest sensitive stocks like capital goods, bank, oil and gas, automobile and metal sectors. However, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and healthcare stocks came under sustained selling pressure.

Sensex trades flat; capital goods, oil and gas rally

Sensex trades flat; capital goods, oil and gas rallyMumbai, May 30 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at - 19.37 points or 0.08 percent up - Friday as capital goods and oil and gas stocks rally.

Good buying was observed in capital goods, oil and gas and metal sectors, while selling pressure was seen in banking sector.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 24,300.99 points, was trading at 24,253.52 points in the early session, up 19.37 points or 0.08 percent from the previous day's close at 24,234.15 points.

Sensex slips over 150 points; IT stocks dip

Sensex slips over 150 points; IT stocks dipMumbai, May 29 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 154.94 points or 0.63 percent down Thursday as IT and technology, media and entertainment (TECK) stocks slumped.

Selling pressure was seen in IT, TECK, metal and oil and gas sectors.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 24,523.13 points, was trading at 24,401.15 points in the pre-noon session, down 154.94 points or 0.63 percent from the previous day's close at 24,556.09 points.

China stock index futures open higher

China stock index futures open higherBeijing, May 29 - China's stock index futures opened higher Thursday with the contract for settlement in June, the most actively traded, opening 12.4 points higher at 2,175.4.

The contract for settlement in July went up 10 points to open at 2,163. The September contract opened 13 points higher at 2,170, and the December contract gained 10.8 points to open at 2,175, reported Xinhua.

The stock-index contracts, agreements to buy or sell the Hushen 300 Index at a present value on an agreed date, are designed to allow investors to bet on and profit from either gains or declines in the market.

Sensex slips over 100 points; banking, oil and gas stocks drop

Sensex slips over 100 points; banking, oil and gas stocks dropMumbai, May 27 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 101.34 points or 0.41 percent down Tuesday, a day after Bharatiya Janata Party-led government was sworn-in. Banking and oil and gas stocks slumped.

Selling pressure was seen in banking, oil and gas, capital goods and metal sectors, while some good buying was observed in IT sector.

Sensex gains 420 points; capital goods, auto stocks rally

Sensex gains 420 points; capital goods, auto stocks rallyMumbai, May 26 - A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 419.68 points or 1.70 percent Monday ahead of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in later in the evening as capital goods and auto stocks rallied.

All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by capital goods, banking, oil and gas, metal, auto and IT sectors.



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