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.
Shares of Tata Motors,on Monday,dropped as much as 5 pct on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Shares of Wockhardt surged over 3 pct in morning trade on Monday on Bombay Stock Exchange.
Unitech,surged by 4.18 per cent on the Bombay Stock Exchange in early trade on Monday.
International gold prices inched above $940 to a near one-week high.
Oil prices hovered above USD 72 a barrel on Friday in Asia near an 8-month high.
Satyam hit the upper limit for the third consecutive straight session on Thursday on the BSE.
Oil prices were down on Tuesday,easing from seven-month highs as traders took profits.
India gold futures extended gains for a second day on Wednesday tracking overseas markets,where a weak dollar supported the yellow metal.
Tata Steel and HDFC were the principal gainers as the BSE Sensex ended in positive territory.
The Asia-Pacific region offers a stark contrast to the bankrupt GM's woes at home.
Market regulator SEBI imposed a penalty of Rs 17.5 lakh on Delhi-based broker Suresh Bharrat for alleged irregularities.
Gold prices improved in the futures markets on Monday by adding 0.54 pct as traders enlarged their positions following depreciating rupee.