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Sensex rallies over 400 points in early trade; Nifty tops 15,000 level

May 22, 2021 1:27 am

IndusInd Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, advancing around 3 per cent, followed by Kotak Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Bajaj Finance.

Explained: Why the Sensex breached 50,000 again this week

May 22, 2021 9:50 am

Markets buoyed by decline in Covid-19 cases and business moving from informal sector to better placed listed universe.

Markets maintain rally on Q4 results

April 28, 2021 5:08 am

The benchmark Sensex soared 558 points to 48,944.14 and the NSE Nifty rose 168 points to 14,653.05 on buying support.

Explained: Why the Sensex took a beating last Monday

April 22, 2021 9:28 am

Sensex, Nifty today: The domestic indices came under pressure on account of sharp rise in Covid cases over the weekend and growing concerns over states considering a more stringent lockdown, unlike what was perceived earlier.

Bond yield jumps after first G-SAP auction

April 16, 2021 3:19 am

The RBI purchased Rs 25,000 crore worth of bonds under G-SAP, under which it has committed to buying Rs 1 lakh crore of government paper between April and June to aid the absorption of the Centre’s massive Rs 12.06 lakh crore borrowing in FY22.

Covid vaccine approval brings relief, Sensex bounces back 1.38%

April 14, 2021 4:23 am

Despite weak macro numbers, the benchmark Sensex, which plunged 1,708 points on Monday, bounced back by 661 points, or 1.38 per cent, to 48,544.06 and the Nifty50 gained 194 points, or 1.36 per cent, to 14,504.80 on buying support.

It’s raining memes online as Sensex crashes over 1,700 pts and investors lose more than Rs 8 lakh cr

April 13, 2021 11:56 am

Posting its biggest fall since February 26, the 30-share BSE Sensex sank 1,707.94 points or 3.44 per cent to end at 47,883.38. Netizens tried to find some solace through memes to get over 'bloody Monday'.

Explained: Why Sensex crashed more than 1,700 points on Monday

April 15, 2021 9:15 am

Even last Monday, the Sensex had fallen around 1450 points or 2.9 per cent in the early trading hours.

Explained: Why did Sensex crash 1,400 points on Monday, and what lies ahead?

April 08, 2021 9:34 am

The fall in Indian markets came even as the major Asian indices were trading strong and were up between 0.5 per cent and 2 per cent.

Sensex breaks losing streak to gain 1.3% on short covering

March 20, 2021 4:40 am

The Sensex had lost 1,179 points in the previous four sessions (Monday to Thursday) on the back of a rise in bond yields, rising Covid cases and selling pressure by domestic institutions.


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.