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Sensex cracks nearly 300 points; oil and gas stocks tank

Top losers in the Sensex pack in early trade on included Asian Paints, RIL, Yes Bank, HDFC, SBI, Tata Motors, Maruti, Tata Steel and Axis Bank, falling up to 2 per cent.

Sensex over 150 points in early trade; Rupee rises 36 paise to 71.30 against US dollar

After touching a high of 37,421.13, the 30-share index was trading 129.68 points, or 0.35 per cent, higher at 37,400.50 at 0940 hours, while the broader Nifty rose 34.65 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 11,070.35.


Sensex, Nifty march ahead; financial, auto stocks lead

The BSE gauge Sensex ended 163.68 points, or 0.44 per cent, higher at 37,145.45; and the NSE Nifty settled 56.85 points, or 0.52 per cent, up at 11,003.05.

Market starts on a volatile note; Rupee rebounds 19 paise to 72.20 against US dollar in opening trade

According to traders, besides heavy foreign fund outflow, continually rising fears of a global recession and the escalating trade war between the US and China kept market participants jittery.

Explained: What is behind the continuing slide of the rupee, crash of the Sensex

While China witnessed a decline in its currency by around 0.6 per cent, the Indian currency that opened on Tuesday after three days, witnessed a sharp decline of 90 paise or 1.2 per cent.

Sensex nosedives over 700 points, worst fall in 11 months

Top losers in the Sensex pack in early trade on Tuesday included Tata Motors, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, ONGC, HDFC, M&M, NTPC, Vedanta, ITC and SBI, which fell up to 4 per cent.


Public sector bank stocks plunge up to 9.3% post merger announcement

The bank mergers announced on Friday, together with two set consolidations done last year, will reduce the number of public sector banks to 12 from 27 in 2017.

Sensex tanks 383 points on F&O expiry; Nifty ends below 11,000

Besides continued concerns over an impending global recession, the domestic market witnessed high volatility on the back of weekly and monthly expiration of the August futures and options (F&O) contracts, experts said.

Sensex drops over 250 points ahead of F&O expiry; Rupee falls 17 paise against US dollar in early trade

Meanwhile, the rupee depreciated by 17 paise to 71.95 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday, tracking weak domestic equity market and persistent foreign fund outflows.

Market opens on a choppy note; metal, bank stocks fall

Top gainers in the Sensex pack in early trade on Wednesday included Tata Motors, HCL Tech, Bajaj Auto, TechM, Sun Pharma, PowerGrid, Infosys and ITC, that rose up to 3 per cent.

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

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

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.


Sensex Crashes Most In 7 Years, But Will The Slide Continue?

In a stock market bloodbath, benchmark Sensex on Monday sunk 1,624.51 points to end the day at 25,741.56 — the biggest in over seven years — amid a global rout, while more than Rs 3 lakh crore got wiped out of the investors’ wealth. See more at: