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  • Equity indices gain 0.6%, Bajaj twins top gainer

    News | Apr 20, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Tuesday as the government's decision to vaccinate every citizen above the age of 18 years against COVID-19 from May 1 buoyed investor sentiment.

  • Equity indices end higher led by pharma, financial stocks

    News | Apr 15, 2021, 07:54 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices showed resilience amid resurgence in COVID-19 cases and closed half a per cent higher on April 15 led by pharma and financial scrips.

  • Equity indices rebound led by auto stocks

    News | Apr 13, 2021, 06:26 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices closed 1.3 per cent higher on Tuesday as the government fast-tracked emergency approvals for foreign-produced COVID vaccines amid alarming spike of coronavirus infections across India.

  • Equity indices edge higher on mixed Asian cues, ONGC top gainer

    News | Apr 13, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices ticked up marginally during early hours on Tuesday tracking similar trends in Asian markets. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was up by 411 points or 0.86 per cent at 48,294 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 131 points or 0.91 per cent to 14,442. Except for Nifty IT which dropped by 1.5 per cent, all other sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty PSU bank up by 3 per cent, private bank by 1.4 per cent, auto by 2.4 per cent and FMCG by 0.9 per cent. Among stocks, energy major ONGC moved up by 4 per cent to Rs 102 per share. Bajaj Finserv and Bajaj Finance gained by 3.8 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively.

  • Equity indices remain range-bound, private banks lose

    News | Apr 09, 2021, 09:04 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices traded within a narrow range on Friday as surging Covid cases became an area of serious concern with several cities declaring night curfews Market experts said unless this second wave peaks soon and subsides, economic activity will be impacted and uncertainty will weigh on investor sentiments.

  • Equity indices trade higher, metal stocks surge

    News | Apr 08, 2021, 02:13 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Thursday amid muted global cues with metal stocks witnessing gains. At 10:15 am, the BSE S-P Sensex was up by 415 points or 0.82 per cent at 50,077 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 124 points or 0.84 per cent to 14,934. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty metal and IT up by 1.4 per cent each, realty by 1 per cent and auto by 0.9 per cent. Among stocks, Hindalco was up by 2.6 per cent to Rs 361.35 per share and Tata Steel by 1.8 per cent to Rs 890.50 per unit.

  • Sensex up 460 points as RBI holds rates, JSW Steel gains 5.3 pc

    News | Apr 07, 2021, 09:54 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices gained nearly one per cent on Wednesday as the Reserve Bank of India kept repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent and maintained 10.5 per cent growth projection for FY22.

  • Equity indices gain as RBI holds rates, Adani Ports up 2.9%

    News | Apr 07, 2021, 05:04 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices gained marginally during early hours on Wednesday as the Reserve Bank of India kept key interest rates unchanged amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country.

  • Sensex cracks by 871 points on COVID worries, banking and financials hit

    News | Apr 05, 2021, 07:19 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices fell sharply on Monday as a record jump in Covid-19 cases led to lockdown-like restrictions in economically important state of Maharashtra.

  • Sensex drops 740 points on rising COVID cases, auto stocks crack

    News | Mar 25, 2021, 09:20 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices closed nearly 1.5 per cent lower on Thursday amid concerns over rising coronavirus infections and weak global cues.

  • Equity gauges down on weak global cues, Nifty PSU bank slips 2 pc

    News | Mar 25, 2021, 12:31 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday following weak global cues amid concerns about rising coronavirus cases and extension of lockdown measures in some countries.

  • Sensex plunges by 585 points, IT and pharma stocks suffer

    News | Mar 18, 2021, 07:56 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't mince words to berate Congress in poll-bound Assam terming the grand old party 'leaderless' on March 18.

  • Sensex plunges 562 points on COVID concerns, ONGC top loser

    News | Mar 17, 2021, 10:15 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices closed lower after a volatile trading session on Wednesday as investors weighed the impact of rising Covid-19 cases amid mixed global cues.

  • Bears tighten grip, PSU bank and auto stocks worst hit

    News | Feb 19, 2021, 06:11 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices cracked further on Friday amid weak Asian cues with banking and auto majors taking a hit.

  • Equity indices dip lower but metal stocks shine

    News | Feb 16, 2021, 08:17 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices gave up early gains during volatile trade on Tuesday and closed in the red. Market experts said traders booked profit across counters to realign their portfolios.

  • Sensex closes above 52K mark, banking and financial stocks surge

    News | Feb 15, 2021, 06:12 PM IST

    Contained coronavirus infections and some broad indications of a rebound in economic activity boosted investor confidence on Monday with key equity indices trading at fresh lifetime highs. Besides, firm global cues led banking and financial stocks to garner handsome gains.

  • Equity indices on upward climb, auto and metal stocks shine

    News | Feb 08, 2021, 07:49 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices closed over one per cent higher on Monday amid upbeat news on corporate earnings, economic data and updates on vaccination drive.

  • Equity in green amid volatile session, SBI up by 11%

    News | Feb 05, 2021, 09:14 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices closed higher on Friday but off the record levels of early session as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged and maintained accommodative stance. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 117 points or 0.23 per cent higher at 50,732 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 29 points or 0.19 per cent to 14,924. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty PSU bank jumping by 3.62 per cent and financial service by 0.7 per cent. But Nifty auto, IT and private bank were in the red Among stocks, government-owned State Bank of India moved up by 11.3 per cent to Rs 395.30 per share. Kotak Mahindra Bank ticked up by 4.1 per cent and HDFC Bank by 1.1 per cent. However, Bharti Airtel dipped by 2.7 per cent to Rs 584.40 per share and Tata Motors skidded by 2.3 per cent. Axis Bank dropped by 3 per cent, ICICI Bank by 1.7 per cent, Tata Motors by 2.3 per cent, Maruti Suzuki by 1.8 per cent and GAIL by 1.4 per cent.

  • Equity indices edge lower, banking stocks in focus

    News | Feb 04, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices dipped marginally during early hours on Thursday amid mixed global cues with Nifty private bank lowering by 1.2 per cent.

  • Equity indices crack over 1% ahead of Union Budget

    News | Jan 29, 2021, 07:17 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses in an extremely volatile trade on Friday as investors awaited the presentation of Union Budget next week. Meanwhile, the Economic Survey said economy can contract by 7.7 per cent in fiscal 2020-21, pulled down mainly by coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns to contain the spread of disease. Real GDP growth can come at 11 per cent in the next financial year 2021-22 beginning April 1, it said. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was down by 589 points or 1.26 per cent at 46,285 while the Nifty 50 lowered by 183 points or 1.32 per cent to 13,635. Most sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red with Nifty auto plunging by 2.9 per cent, IT by 2.6 per cent, metal by 1.9 per cent and pharma by 1.8 per cent. Among stocks, Dr Reddy's was down by 5.3 per cent to Rs 4,613.55 per share. Auto majors suffered a blow with Maruti Suzuki skidding by 4.8 per cent, Hero MotoCorp by 3.7 per cent and Bajaj Auto by 2.7 per cent. Tata Steel cracked by 3.3 per cent, JSW Steel by 2.9 per cent, Bharti Airtel by 3.2 per cent, NTPC by 3.1 per cent and Wipro by 2.7 per cent. However, IndusInd Bank gained by 6.1 per cent to Rs 851.90 per share while ICICI Bank rose by 2 per cent and HDFC Bank by 1.4 per cent.

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