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Sensex hits new record-high of 27,493.59; Nifty crosses 8,200

sensex upMumbai: The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty soared to hit new all-time highs of 27,493.59 and 8,214.65 points, respectively, in opening trade Friday on sustained fund inflows, driven by a slew of economic reforms announced by the government amidst optimism over strong corporate earnings.

Rising for the fourth straight day, the 30-share index flared up by 147.26 points, or 0.53 percent, to hit a new peak of 27,493.59.

The gauge had gained 593.43 points in previous three sessions to close at record-high yesterday at 27,346.33 in yesterday's session. It had also touched an intra-day lifetime high of 27,390.60 in the previous session.

Sensex extends rally; Nifty regains 8,100-mark

Mumbai - Continuing its winning streak for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 48 points and the NSE Nifty regained the 8,100-mark in Thursday morning trade on sustained buying in bluechip stocks amid a mixed trend in Asian markets.

Besides, covering-up of pending short positions by speculators on the last day of October series expiry in the derivatives segment, buoyed market sentiments.

The BSE 30-share barometer rose over 48.27 points, or 0.17 percent, to 27,146.44. The NSE Nifty also maintained its rising trend and regained the 8,100-mark for the first time since September 23 by gaining 12.10 points, or 0.14 percent, to trade at 8,102.55.

Sensex surges 150 pts in trade to regain 27,000-mark

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex regained the 27,000-mark by surging over 150 points in Wednesday morning trade on continued buying by participants amid good quarterly earnings and a firming trend overseas as investors await the outcome of the US Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Besides, covering-up of short positions by speculators ahead of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment, supported the rally.

The 30-share barometer regained the psychological 27,000-mark for the first time since September 23 by surging 150.26 points, or 0.56 percent, to 27,031.08 with all the sectoral indices, led by auto, realty and oil & gas, trading in positive zone with gains up to 0.97 percent.

Twitter falls short of expected growth, faces 10pc fall in share prices

TwitterLondon, Oct 28 : Social micro-blogging website Twitter has recently reported a fall of 10 percent in share prices, and a growth of 13 million which fell short of the expected 14-17 million.

According to The Guardian, results released on Monday for the third quarter of the year show Twitter's revenues soared to 361 million dollars, up 114 percent from the same period last year, beating expectations.

But the number of monthly active users of the service grew just 13 million to 284 million from the previous quarter. Analysts had predicted growth would between 14 million and 17 million.

Sensex recovers 81 points in morning trade

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex staged a comeback by rising over 81 points in Tuesday morning trade on selective buying by foreign funds and investors amid a mixed global cues.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 98.15 points in the previous session, recovered 81.43 points, or 0.30 percent, to 26,834.33 with the sectoral indices led by capital goods, banking, healthcare and realty were trading in positive zone with gains up to 0.52 percent.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty, regained the 8,000-mark by rising 20.60 points, or 0.26 percent, to 8,012.30.

DLF shares slump 8% on Haryana probe concerns

dlfMumbai: Shares of realty giant DLF slumped nearly eight percent Monday on concerns that the company may face probe by the new government in Haryana.

The fall in DLF shares, to as low as Rs 109.80 in morning trade at the BSE, follows a major plunge of 28 percent in a single day earlier this month after a SEBI order barred the company and six others from accessing the capital markets for three years.

The SEBI order has been challenged by DLF before the Securities Appellate Tribunal which would next hear the case on October 30.

Sensex up 49 pts in trade on fund inflows, reform hopes

Sensex upMumbai: Rising for the sixth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 49 points in Monday morning trade on sustained foreign capital inflows amidst hopes of more reforms by the government.

The 30-share index, which had gained over 851.71 points in the previous five sessions after the government announced reforms in oil & gas and coal sectors, rose by 49.33 points, or 0.18 percent, to 26,900.38 with power, PSU, capital goods, healthcare and banking stocks leading the rise.

The NSE Nifty also edged higher by 19.30 points, or 0.24 percent, to 8,033.85.

Stock markets remained closed on Friday on account of "Balipratipada".

Sensex up 212 points on last trading session of the Samvat Year 2070

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex today rose over 212 points in early trade on the last trading session of the Samvat Year 2070, extending gains for the fourth straight day on increased capital inflows amid the government announcing a slew of economic reforms.

Further, a firming trend in global markets also buoyed trading sentiments.

The 30-share index surged by 212.76 points, or 0.80 percent, to 26,788.41 with auto, capital goods, healthcare, power and metal sector stocks leading the rally.

The Sensex had gained 576.31 points in the last three sessions.

Sensex surges 392 points on oil & gas reforms, BJP's stellar show

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by over 392 points in opening trade on Monday on a rally by oil & gas and PSU stocks after the government on Saturday deregulated diesel prices and BJP stormed to power in Haryana and is all set to form government in Maharashtra.

Besides, a firming trend at other Asian markets following weekend sharp gains in US on the back of upbeat earnings, buoyed the sentiments here.

The 30-share Sensex zoomed by 392.51 points, or 1.50 percent, to trade at 26,501.04. The gauge had gained 109.19 points in Friday's trade.

All the sectoral indices, led by PSU and oil & gas, were trading in the positive territory with gains up to 2.83 percent.

Sensex rebounds 71 points in early trade on global cues

Sensex reboundsMumbai: After two sessions of losses, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered by over 71 points to regain the 26,000-mark in early trade on Friday on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid a firming trend in other Asian markets.

Besides, encouraging earnings reported by Hero MotoCorp also influenced market sentiments.

The 30-share index, which had lost 384.73 points in the previous two sessions, rebounded by 71.37 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 26,070.71, with FMCG, power, capital goods and healthcare stocks, leading the recovery.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty edged higher by 13.40 points, or 0.17 per cent, to 7,761.60.

Sensex falls over 100 points on capital outflows, global cues

SensexMumbai: Extending losses for the second straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell lover 100 points in early trade today on sustained capital outflows amidst a weak global trend.

Besides, a widening trade deficit to 18-month high in September influenced market sentiments.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 34.74 points in the previous session on Tuesday, lost another 100.86 points, or 0.38 percent, to 26,248.47 with metal, oil & gas, capital goods, power and consumer durables sectors, leading the fall.

Markets remained closed yesterday on account of Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

Sensex falls 159 points; trading over 26,130 level

Mumbai - The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 159 points in early trade on Monday on continued capital outflows by foreign funds and selling by retail investors after industrial production growth slowed to five-month low in August amid a weak trend overseas.

The 30-share barometer declined by 159.35 points, or 0.61 percent, to 26,138.03 with realty, metal, auto, capital goods and banking stocks, leading the fall.

The index had plunged 339.90 points in the previous session on Friday.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 52.00 points, or 0.66 percent, to trade at 7,807.95.

Top five firms lose Rs 42,519.88 cr in market valuation

HDFC BankNew Delhi: The market valuation of top-five Indian companies fell by Rs 42,519.88 crore last week, with IT major TCS taking the biggest hit.

While TCS, ITC, CIL, HDFC Bank and Sun Pharma saw losses in their valuation, ONGC, RIL, Infosys, SBI and ICICI Bank made gains.

The market capitalisation (m-cap) of TCS plunged by Rs 18,911.52 crore to Rs 5,24,772.61 crore. ITC's m-cap tanked by Rs 8,691.94 crore to Rs 2,81,610.82 crore, while Sun Pharma lost Rs 8,626.15 crore to Rs 1,69,582 crore.

The valuation of CIL fell by Rs 6,000.55 crore to Rs 2,11,313.97 crore and HDFC Bank lost Rs 289.72 crore to Rs 2,09,309.66 crore.

Sensex tanks 335 points in early trade; Infosys surges 5.61%

SensexMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex plunged over 335 points in early trade on Friday as funds and retail investors booked profits after yesterday's gains even as Infosys posted better-than-expected earnings.

A weak trend on other Asian markets following overnight sell-off in the US markets also triggered selling by participants.

The 30-share barometer, which gained 390.49 points in the previous session, fell by 335.90 points, or 1.26 percent, to 26,301.38, with all the sectoral indices, except IT and Teck, trading in negative zone with losses up to 2.21 percent.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 106.05 points, or 1.33 percent, to 7,854.50.

Sensex zooms 312 points in early trade on global cues, firm rupee

Sensex-GainsMumbai - Snapping its three-session losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex staged a strong comeback by rising over 312 points in early trade on Thursday on fresh spells of buying by foreign funds and investors amid positive global cues.

Besides, appreciating rupee which strengthened to two-week high of 61.09 against the dollar and easing global crude prices that have hit two-year low, buoyed sentiments.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost over 383 points in the previous three sessions, recovered by 312.81 points, or 1.19 percent, to 26,559.60.

Infosys shares fall 5% on downgrade reports

Mumbai - Shares of IT services major Infosys fell five percent in early trade Wednesday amid reports of stock downgrade.

The company's stock plunged 4.88 percent to Rs 3,643.25 on the BSE.

At the NSE, it was down 4.96 percent to Rs 3,641.

The stock was the biggest loser among the 30-bluechips on the Sensex.

As per media reports, global financial services major Citigroup has downgraded Infosys to 'neutral' from 'buy'.

Infosys will declare its July-September quarter earnings on Friday.

Meanwhile, in the broader market, the benchmark BSE Sensex was trading lower by 31.66 points at 26,240.31 during afternoon trade. (PTI)

Sensex falls for 3rd straight session to trade at fresh two-month low of 26,187

Mumbai - Falling for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex declined by another 84 points in early trade today on persistent capital outflows amidst a weak global trend after the IMF trimmed its growth forecast.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 358.54 points in the previous two sessions, fell by 84.16 points, or 0.32 percent, to trade at fresh two-month low of 26,187.81.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved down by 25.70 points, or 0.32 percent, to 7,826.70.

Sensex falls 137 points; Nifty dips below 7,900

Sensex fallsMumbai: Opening after a five-day weekend, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 137 points in early trade Tuesday as funds and investors indulged in trimming positions amid weak cues from other Asian markets.

The 30-share barometer, which had lost 62.52 points in the previous session on October 1, fell by 137.34 points, or 0.51 percent, to 26,430.65 in early trade.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty shed 48.40 points, or 0.60 percent, to 7,897.15.

Stock exchanges remained closed on October 2, 3 and 6 for Gandhi Jayanti, Dussehra and Id-ul-Zuha, respectively.

Three of top 10 firms add Rs 38,768 cr to m-cap

SensexNew Delhi : Three of the top-10 Sensex firms added Rs 38,768.45 crore to market capitalisation last week, with IT major TCS emerging as the biggest gainer.

While TCS, Infosys and Sun Pharma saw gains in their market valuation, ONGC, RIL, ITC, CIL, HDFC Bank, SBI and ICICI Bank saw erosion in their m-cap. The cumulative loss of these seven firms stood at Rs
26,925.45 crore.

The m-cap of TCS surged Rs 18,186.79 crore to reach Rs 5,43,684.13 crore, while that of Sun Pharma zoomed Rs 11,049.34 crore to touch Rs 1,78,208.15 crore.

The valuation of Infosys climbed Rs 9,532.32 crore, to Rs 2,20,920.14 crore.

Markets in consolidation mode; Sensex down 58 points

Sensex DownMumbai - Markets seemed to be in consolidation mode after strong rally as the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex and CNX Nifty declined 58.33 points and 23.30 points, respectively during the truncated week as operators decided to play safe after the Reserve Bank kept key interest rates unchanged.

Realty, metal, banking, power, capital goods and FMCG sectors attracted profit-booking and mainly weighed on Sensex.



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