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Sensex ends Samvad 2076 with 11.22% gain, Nifty up 9.8%

November 14, 2020 1:00 am

Meanwhile, the rupee halted its four-session losing streak on Friday, settling with a marginal 2 paise gain at 74.62 to the American dollar.

Equity markets: Rally fails to rub off on mid, small caps as blue chips corner most foreign inflows

November 11, 2020 7:22 am

Data from NSDL and BSE shows that over the last six trading sessions FPIs have pumped in a net of Rs 25,200 crore into Indian equities and market participants say that most of that has flowed into large cap firms.

Explained: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, should you invest in bank stocks?

October 28, 2020 8:41 am

The banking sector has not yet recovered from the pandemic blow. Is there still an investment opportunity? While concerns over NPAs remain, fund managers believe the sector holds out promise in the long term.

Stocks rise, shaking off J&J trial halt and inflation woes

October 13, 2020 11:09 am

Both stock indexes are close to erasing year-to-date losses, supported by inflows of around $580 million into Indian equities from foreign investors this month.

India markets explained: What is driving the Sensex up?

October 10, 2020 10:59 pm

India markets explained: Over the last six trading sessions, the Sensex has risen by 2,209 points or 5.8 per cent and closed at over seven-month high of 40,182.67.

Sensex ends 369.8 points higher, Nifty rises by 96.65

October 06, 2020 3:42 pm

At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 73.17 tracking positive domestic equities and weak greenback, but soon pared the gains and finally closed at 73.46, down 17 paise over its previous close of 73.29.

LAC chill, GDP fall, Covid surge: storm hits heated markets

September 01, 2020 8:47 pm

While concerns over the market’s over-valuation have been raised by various participants and even by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, many feel the markets were waiting to correct and news from the Line of Actual Control was the trigger.

Explained: Why the Sensex crashed 1,382 points on Monday

September 01, 2020 8:13 am

From September 1 onward, investors will only be allowed to trade in the market with the 20 per cent margin money, and Sebi had mandated that all open positions should be squared up on August 31.

Rupee opens flat against US dollar

August 10, 2020 12:03 pm

Forex traders said, while firm start of the equity market and foreign fund inflows supported the rupee, factors like weak Asian currencies and rising COVID-19 cases dragged down the local unit.

Explained: In market high, some fears

July 29, 2020 7:59 am

The primary reason why markets around the world are rallying is the mega stimulus packages announced by global central banks. A crash in the US could have a cascading impact on India


Sensex rises 700 points after government sticks to its fiscal deficit target

March 01, 2016 11:14 am

Mumbai, Mar 01 (ANI): Sensex rose sharply on Tuesday a day after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government would stick to its fiscal deficit target. The benchmark Sensex was trading 700 points higher where as Nifty was up by 220 points. Analysts said a commitment by Jaitley in the annual budget to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.5 percent of the gross domestic product would raise confidence among foreign investors after heavy selling this year. A market expert, Sunil Shah, attributed the sudden jump in stock markets to the government decision to put money in farm sector to revive rural economy. Shah added that the coming monsoon will revive the growth and there will be a demand push because of the thrust given by the government towards the rural economy.

No need for 'exaggerated panic' among investors: Jaitley

February 12, 2016 11:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): As the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex plunged around 800 point on Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday came out to calm the investors, saying that there was no need for an 'exaggerated panic' among investors. Jaitley emphasised that the investors should keep in mind the inherent strength of the Indian economy while investing. He added that the Government is fully committed to empower and support public sector banks by providing whatever capital requirements is required, adding that the problem of recovering bad loans from the borrowers will soon be ended.