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Sensex drops below 30,000-mark as May derivatives series began on sluggish note

The benchmark Sensex dropped below 30,000-mark by falling over 82 points to 29,947.53 in early trade on Friday as the May derivatives series began on a sluggish note, tracking a weak trend in global...

PTI | Apr 28, 2017 10:35 AM

Celebrations at BSE as Sensex ends above 30,000 mark

As the market barometer Sensex closed above the 30,000-mark for the first time on Wednesday, a 30 Kilogram cake was cut at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in celebration.

PTI | Apr 26, 2017 09:01 PM

Sensex surges above 30000-mark, Nifty maintains 9300-level amid aggresive buying by foreign funds

The BSE Sensex soared above the 30,000-level while the NSE Nifty traded above the 9300-mark in the morning session due to aggressive buying by foreign funds.

PTI | Apr 26, 2017 12:22 PM

Reliance Industries Q4 results: Higher margins in petrochem, refining

Reliance Industries on Monday reported a record fourth-quarter net profit of Rs 8,046 crore, buoyed by higher earnings from its petrochemicals business and an 8-year high refining margin.

PTI | Apr 24, 2017 06:55 PM

Gold prices plunge below Rs 30000-mark amid weak overseas market cues, muted demand from local jewellers

Gold prices on Monday plunged below the Rs 30,000 mark, tumbling by Rs 350 to Rs 29,650 per 10 grams at the bullion market, tracking a weak trend overseas amid fall in demand from local jewellers.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 24, 2017 04:26 PM

Ram Vilas Paswan ministry favours increase of tur dal import duty to 25%

Ram Vilas Paswan ministry is in favour of increasing import duty on tur dal from 10 per cent to 25 per cent in the interest of farmers, said the Food and Consumer minister on Monday.

PTI | Apr 24, 2017 03:22 PM

Sebi lines up for stricter reforms to check black money in stock market

Capital markets regulator Sebi will soon put in place stricter norms to check any flow of black money into stock market though controversy-ridden P-Notes and also initiate steps for allowing mutual...

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 05:52 PM

FinMin in talks with Public Sector Banks to access growth blueprint, funding over next three years

The finance ministry has initiated detailed discussions with select public banks to assess their growth blueprint over the next three years and seek turnaround plans to check if they need more growth...

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 01:25 PM

On renewed hope of US tax cuts, Sensex surges 162 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied around 162 points in early trade on widespread gains as investors indulged in widening bets amid firm overseas cues.

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 02:17 PM

IMD forecast keeps the hope factor alive with Sensex back in green

A normal monsoon forecast by IMD kept the hope factor alive for stocks as the Sensex closed higher -- albeit marginally -- after four days of losses in the face of muted corporate results so far.

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 11:44 PM

Rupee continues to fall against dollar on fund outflows

The rupee fell for a second day as sluggish domestic equities along with continued selling by foreign investors kept the pressure on the domestic currency.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 10:25 PM

Gold prices ease at Rs 29,400 per 10 grams, silver below Rs 43k

Gold prices eased by Rs 25 per 10 grams on Wednesday owing to slackened demand from investors and stockists. While, silver snapped its four-day gains owing to lacklustre industrial offtake.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 08:47 PM

Nifty reclaims 9,200-mark, Sensex surges 267 points in early trade triggered by aggressive buying

NSE Nifty reclaimed the psychological 9,200-mark and BSE benchmark Sensex surged about 267 points in early trade on Tuesday

News Nation Bureau | Apr 18, 2017 11:37 AM

Insurance sector regulator IRDAI reduces premium rates of two-wheelers, cars, trucks

By modifying the rates for 2017-18 issued three-weeks ago, Insurance sector regulator Irdai on Monday reduced motor insurance premium rates in most of the segments like two-wheelers, cars and trucks.

PTI | Apr 17, 2017 06:45 PM

Sebi chief Ajay Tyagi takes 'all-inclusive path' for capital market reforms, meets stakeholders across spectrum

SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi has decided to pursue an "all-inclusive path" by personally meeting stakeholders from across the spectrum as the capital markets regulator gears up to usher in key reforms in...

PTI | Apr 16, 2017 04:45 PM