Indian stocks trading on American bourses added only $986 mn to their collective mkt capitalisation.
The gold sales also pressured Aus dollar,though IMF said selling would be spread over time.
Asian markets tumbled on Friday as commodity prices fell and dollar weakened.
Japan's Nikkei average rose 0.9 per cent on Thursday,lifted by Advantest Corp.
German luxury car maker Audi said it will start assembling its Sports Utility Vehicle Q5 in India by March next year.
The Indian rupee appreciated by 10 paise to 47.74 against the dollar in early trade.
Oil India Ltd will hit the market with an initial public offering (IPO) on September 7.
Money managers see the benchmark index rising in the next three months given ample global liquidity.
Oil extended gains well above $67 a barrel,after a 5.7% jump in the previous session on US data and earnings.
Tata Motors surged over 6 per cent in early morning trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
ICICI Bank jumped 2.34 per cent on BSE after the bank reported a 20.63 per cent growth in standalone net profit.
Weak first quarter earnings by Reliance Industries are likely to cast a shadow over stock mkts.
Oil prices drifted below $67 a barrel on Friday in Asia but mostly held onto gains made overnight.
After opening firm on the BSE shares of Wipro surged 2.65 per cent over last closing to a high of Rs 470.10.
In a sign of confidence in the Indian markets,Foreign Institutional Investors pumped in over six billion dollar,or about Rs 29,940 crore this year,with over one billion dollar coming in July alone.
Extending gains for the fifth day in a row,gold prices surged to a 52-week high here at Rs 15,000 per ten gram.
Satyam founder Raju's communication about an accounting fraud left market regulator SEBI in a fix.
The key indices,Sensex and Nifty,plunged more than 9 per cent for the week.
Sensex fell 1.8 pct on Friday and posted its biggest weekly fall in more than eight months.
The govt will initiate institutional reform measures which will encompass all aspects of budget.
The stock markets remained bullish past week as the key indices Sensex and Nifty gained 1% each.
The rupee lost 18 paise against the dollar in early trade on strong demand for the greenback.
All financial market regulations should be brought under the SEBI,the Economic Survey said.
Real estate firm Unitech said it will raise over Rs 2,789 crore through private placement of shares to institutional investors at Rs 81 a piece.
Indian mutual funds can not levy any entry charge for investments from Aug 1,the SEBI said.