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Indian shares rose for a fourth consecutive session on Friday, with benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty both hitting fresh record highs, buoyed by falling crude prices and a positive trend seen across global markets as additional monetary stimulus measures announced by the Bank of Japan added to optimism...

Indian shares are gaining ground, tracking firm Asian cues after a reading on U.S. GDP topped estimates and speculation grew that Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund will increase holdings of domestic and foreign equities. Rising to a fresh record high, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex...

The Indian markets may see positive momentum for the fourth straight day as hopes of speedy policy reforms, falling inflation expectations and encouraging earnings raised optimism that the India growth story is still intact. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty hit record highs before closing up...

India's key benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty rallied nearly a percent each to hit record highs on Thursday as investors took the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to end its massive quantitative easing program in their stride. With the Narendra Modi government unveiling a slew of reform initiatives...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Thursday amid mixed global cues after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced the end of its massive stimulus program as expected, citing solid job gains and a lower unemployment rate since the last FOMC meeting in September. While reiterating its commitment to keep...

Indian shares are seen opening slightly lower on Thursday, as investors pause for breath following two days of gains. Markets may turn volatile as traders roll over their positions ahead of the Futures & Options expiry. Investors will watch closely the direction of the rupee as the FOMC statement brought...

Indian shares rose for a second consecutive session, tracking firm global cues as investors looked ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting due tonight. The Fed is widely expected to announce the end of its bond-buying program, known as quantitative easing, but the tone could be slightly dovish...

Indian shares rose on Wednesday, joining a global rally, on optimism over U.S. corporate earnings and speculation that the Federal Reserve will reiterate its stance to keep interest rates low for a "considerable time" to address the recent weakening in inflation and the poor quality of a recovery in...

Indian shares are set to open higher on Wednesday, although volatility cannot be ruled out ahead of the expiry of October series F&O contracts on Thursday. Global cues are positive, with the Wall Street rally continuing and Asian stocks following suit as investors await the outcome of the Federal...

Indian shares rose modestly on Tuesday, with sentiment underpinned by positive cues from Europe and hopes of a cut in interest rates as oil prices continued to soften for a third day. Investors also cheered a World Bank report which pegged India's GDP growth at 5.6 percent in FY15, up from 4.7 percent...

Indian shares opened modestly higher on Tuesday, led by gains in banking, capital goods, healthcare and realty stocks. The Asian markets are trading mixed as caution set in ahead of the two-day FOMC meet beginning later tonight. The Fed is widely expected to end its massive asset purchase program...

SGX Nifty futures point to a higher open on Tuesday, although gains may be capped amid lackluster global cues. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty erased early gains to end down less than half a percent each on Monday as investors locked in some profits after a five-day rally, awaiting cues from the...

Indian shares erased early gains to end modestly lower on Monday as investors locked in some profits after a five-day rally, awaiting cues from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting that gets underway this week. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex moved in a narrow range before giving up all...

India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty rose in early trading Monday, extending gains for the sixth straight session, as upbeat U.S. earnings and economic news helped ease some of the global growth concerns. The Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance after the European Central Bank's...

The Indian markets are poised to open higher on Monday as trading resumes after a long holiday weekend. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty posted modest gains in a special trading session for 'Muhurat trading' on Thursday evening that marked the start of Hindu calendar year Samvat 2071. The Sensex...