The rupee recovered by 12 paise to close at 66.18 per dollar on fresh selling of greenback by banks and exporters.
Rising for the second day in a row, the benchmark BSE Sensex today jumped over 104 points to 25,864.47, helped by value-buying in beaten-down stocks and a firm global trend after concerns about impact of Paris attacks receded.
Besides, the broad-based NSE Nifty reclaimed the 7,800-level to hit a high of 7,838.85 before settling at higher 7,806.60, 44.35 points or 0.57 per cent.
The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped for the sixth day today to record its longest losing run since June as foreign funds continued to offload shares amid weak corporate earnings and a sluggish global trend.
BSE Sensex slipped by 181 points to fall to a one-month low of 26,656.83 bogged down by weaker-than-expected quarterly numbers of heavyweights, ITC and L&T.
Tracking firm global cues, the benchmark BSE Sensex today closed at over two-month high of 27,470.81 by surging over 183 points — its fourth straight weekly gain — after ECB signalled more stimulus by the end of this year.
Continuing its rising streak for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 150 points to close at about two-month high of 27,364.92, led by gains in Reliance Industries after the company posted its record earnings in the September quarter.
Ending three-day losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex today rebounded by 230.48 points to recapture the 27,000-level on the back of value buying in blue-chips led by auto, PSU and metal amid firm global trend.
The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 133 points in early trade today due to selling in IT stocks after TCS’ second quarter earnings failed to impress investors.
Logging its first drop in seven days, the benchmark BSE Sensex today retreated from 1-1/2 months high after falling over 190 points to end below the 27,000- level, dragged down by profit-taking, tracking weak trend in other Asian markets.
A day ahead of Reserve Bank monetary policy meet, Indian shares today hit over two-week lows in late sell-off with the benchmark BSE Sensex tumbling 247 points and the NSE Nifty slipping below the 7,800-mark amid weakness in European markets and mixed Asian cues.
The benchmark BSE Sensex sank over 220 points to fall below the 26,000-level in early trade today due to profit-booking by investors after recent gains amid mixed Asian cues.
At 12.11 pm, Sensex was up 501.62 points at 26,465.59. Similarly, Nifty was up 154.70 points at 8,053.85 during the same time.
Buoyed by renewed hopes of a policy rate cut, the BSE Sensex today made a spirited comeback, gaining over 246 points to close at 25,856.70 — a two-week high — on back of a further contraction in WPI numbers for August and better-than-expected IIP for July.
A late rally in Chinese equities today boosted global investor sentiment, which helped the benchmark BSE Sensex to recover from its 15-month low, while gains in banks and metal stocks on value-buying also played part in the index’s surge of 424 points to 25,317.87.