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NSE Nifty 50 index

Indian shares bounce back

Indian shares bounce back

BENGALURU: Indian shares bounced back from a near three-month low to end higher on Thursday as investors looked...
Published 23 Apr, 2021 05:12am
Indian shares end higher as investors look beyond record virus surge
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Indian shares end higher as investors look beyond record virus surge

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.77% to 14,406.15 at close, while the S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.79% to end at 48,080.67.
  • US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc on Thursday said it was in talks with the Indian government for supply of its vaccines, adding it would set a not-for-profit price for them.
Published 22 Apr, 2021 05:18pm
Indian shares plunge
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Indian shares plunge

BENGALURU: Indian shares fell sharply on Monday as Delhi imposed a lockdown to stem surging coronavirus cases,...
Published 20 Apr, 2021 04:00am
India shares plunge as record infections prompt new lockdowns
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India shares plunge as record infections prompt new lockdowns

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index was down 1.77% at 14,359.45 and the S&P BSE Sensex fell 1.81% to 47,949.42.
  • Private banks also suffered as they dropped 2.6%, with top private-sector lender HDFC Bank losing 1.1%, as investors sold off positions fearing that the resurgence in COVID-19 cases would hurt banks' asset quality.
Published 19 Apr, 2021 04:43pm
Indian shares end choppy session higher after positive vaccine news
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Indian shares end choppy session higher after positive vaccine news

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index ended 0.5% higher at 14,581.45, while the S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.5% to 48,803.68.
  • The move came as fresh coronavirus cases in the country hit a record of more than 200,000, prompting the national capital of Delhi to announce movement restrictions for weekends.
Published 15 Apr, 2021 04:28pm
Indian shares rebound as govt speeds up vaccine approvals
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Indian shares rebound as govt speeds up vaccine approvals

  • India is to fast-track emergency approvals for shots already approved in Western countries and Japan, paving the way for possible imports of Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and Moderna vaccines.
  • The NSE Nifty 50 index closed 1.36% higher at 14,504.80 and the S&P BSE Sensex ended 1.38% higher at 48,544.06, rebounding after surging infections pushed the indexes to their second-worst session this year on Monday.
Published 13 Apr, 2021 05:09pm
Indian shares rise 1pc after central bank keeps rates steady
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Indian shares rise 1pc after central bank keeps rates steady

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index closed 0.92% higher at 14,819.05 and the S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.94% to 49,661.76.
  • The benchmark 10-year bond yield briefly rose to 6.19% after the policy decision, but fell to a low of 6.05% after the central bank announced a secondary market government securities (G-sec) acquisition programme.
Updated 07 Apr, 2021 05:34pm
Indian shares rebound from virus-induced sell-off; metals gain
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Indian shares rebound from virus-induced sell-off; metals gain

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index was up 0.62% at 14,726.10 by 0400 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex was 0.52% higher at 49,419.18.
  • Stocks across most sectors were higher on Tuesday. Metals led the gains with a 1.62% advance. JSW Steel , up 3.7%, was the top gainer on the Nifty 50.
Published 06 Apr, 2021 10:09am
Indian markets closed on Friday
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Indian markets closed on Friday

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index ended 1.2% higher at 14,867.35 on Thursday, while the S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.05% to 50,029.83.
  • The 10-year benchmark bond yield ended at 6.18%, while the rupee settled at 73.1050 to the dollar on Wednesday, March 31.
Published 02 Apr, 2021 05:35pm
Indian shares fall
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Indian shares fall

BENGALURU: Indian shares closed lower on Wednesday as the country’s largest private lender HDFC Bank dropped after...
Published 01 Apr, 2021 04:10am
Indian shares gain over 2pc as banks, JSW Steel rise after Bhushan deal
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Indian shares gain over 2pc as banks, JSW Steel rise after Bhushan deal

  • The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 2.3% to 14,845.10 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex gained 2.2% at 50,084. Both the indexes fell more than 1% last week.
  • Major lenders to Bhushan, including State Bank of India Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank gained more than 1% each and ICICI Bank rose 2.3%.
Published 30 Mar, 2021 05:27pm
Indian markets closed on Monday for holiday
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Indian markets closed on Monday for holiday

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index ended 1.27% higher at 14,507.30 on Friday, while the S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.17% to 49,008.50.
  • The 10-year benchmark bond yield ended at 6.12%, while the rupee settled at 72.5 to the dollar.
Updated 29 Mar, 2021 05:58pm
Indian shares rise over 1pc as Tata Group cos jump after favourable court verdict
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Indian shares rise over 1pc as Tata Group cos jump after favourable court verdict

  • The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 1.27% to 14,507.30 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex gained 1.2% to 49,008.50. For the week, both the indexes fell more than 1%.
  • India's top court backed the removal of Tata Group's former chairman Cyrus Mistry, whose family firm owns an 18% stake in the group holding company, Tata Sons.
Updated 26 Mar, 2021 05:11pm
Indian shares fall nearly 2pc as financials drag, coronavirus cases surge
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Indian shares fall nearly 2pc as financials drag, coronavirus cases surge

  • The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index closed down 1.8% at 14,549.40 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 1.7% to 49,180. Both the exchanges saw their worst one-day percentage fall since Feb. 26.
  • Indian market witnessed across-the-board selling amidst high volatility owing to weak global cues and spike in COVID-19 cases.
Published 24 Mar, 2021 05:01pm
Indian shares end higher in volatile trade; Future Group firms slide
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Indian shares end higher in volatile trade; Future Group firms slide

  • The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index ended up 1.28% at 14,744 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.3% to 49,858.24. Earlier in the session, the Sensex and Nifty shed up to 1.43% and 1.28%, respectively.
  • Sentiments in the short-term, however, are weak due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and volatility in bond yields, Sharma said.
Updated 19 Mar, 2021 06:10pm
Indian shares slip on fears of fund outflow
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Indian shares slip on fears of fund outflow

  • The NSE Nifty 50 index shed 1.11% to end at 14,557.85, while the S&P BSE Sensex slipped 1.17% to close at 49,216.52.
  • India's central bank may have to delay the start of liquidity normalisation by three months amid the rising cases, analysts say.
Published 18 Mar, 2021 05:09pm
Indian shares slump as COVID-19 cases rise again; Reliance top drag
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Indian shares slump as COVID-19 cases rise again; Reliance top drag

  • The blue chip NSE Nifty 50 index closed 1.27% lower at 14,721.30, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex fell 1.12% to end at 49,801.62. Both indexes have now posted four straight sessions of losses.
  • A rise in US bond yields has also limited gains for Nifty and Sensex this month to about 3%, versus a 6.6% jump in February.
Published 17 Mar, 2021 05:08pm
Indian shares close nearly 1pc lower as financials slump; ICICI Bank weighs
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Indian shares close nearly 1pc lower as financials slump; ICICI Bank weighs

  • The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index fell 0.95% to close at 15,030.95, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex shed 0.95% to end at 50,792.08.
  • "At these elevated levels, the (domestic) indexes are exposed to any triggers globally," said Siddhartha Khemka, head of retail research at Motilal Oswal Financial Services in Mumbai.
Published 12 Mar, 2021 05:16pm