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Indian shares fell modestly on Monday, with the broader Nifty index closing at its lowest level in a week, as investors took some profits in recent outperformers ahead of a market holiday tomorrow and the Reserve Bank of India's upcoming monetary policy review on August 3. The stock exchanges will remain...

Indian shares opened slightly lower on Monday ahead of a market holiday tomorrow on account of Ramzan Id and the expiry of derivative contracts due on Thursday. The other Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance, with Chinese and Hong Kong shares rallying on positive industrial profits data,...

Indian shares are seen opening flat to slightly lower on Monday amid mixed global cues. With FIIs remaining net buyers in Indian equities and monsoon rains recovering well in the past two weeks, investors now await cues from the Reserve Bank of India's upcoming monetary policy review meeting slated for...

Indian shares fell notably on Friday as investors locked in some profits in the absence of any major triggers. The markets were due for correction after sharp gains in the previous eight sessions. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended the session down 145.10 points or 0.55 percent at 26,126.75, while...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Friday after closing at record closing highs the previous day. Sentiment has turned cautious somewhat amid mixed global cues and continuing unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East. The Asian markets are broadly lower after the International Monetary Fund downgraded...

Indian shares are seen opening on a lackluster note Friday, tracking mixed global cues and as investors pause for breath after eight consecutive sessions of gains. Underlying sentiment, however, may remain positive amid renewed capital inflows as investors bet big on the economic revival under the pro-business...

India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty hit fresh record highs on Thursday, with metal, IT and FMCG stocks pacing the gainers amid renewed capital inflows. The indexes moved in a narrow range for most part of the session before closing up for the eighth straight day. The Reserve Bank of India...

Indian shares opened lower on Thursday as caution set in after seven sessions of continuous gains. The Asian markets are rising for a fourth day as a jump in China's manufacturing gauge spurred optimism the country will meet its 2014 economic growth target of about 7.5 percent. The benchmark S&P...

Nifty index futures on the Singapore Exchange are drifting lower, indicating a weak opening after seven sessions of continuous gains. That said, the downside may be limited as foreign institutional investors continue to pour money into Indian equities in the hope that the Narendra Modi government will...

Indian shares extended gains for a seventh consecutive session on Wednesday, with benchmark index Sensex closing at a fresh record high, driven by renewed foreign fund flows. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended the session up 121.53 points or 0.47 percent at 26,147.33, while the broader CNX Nifty...

Indian shares opened on a positive note on Wednesday, although gains remain modest after six days of gains. U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday and the Asian markets are following suit as geopolitical concerns eased and tame U.S. inflation figures eased speculation of an early increase in interest rates. The...

Indian shares look set to open higher on Wednesday, tracking firm global cues as geopolitical concerns eased and U.S. inflation data eased pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates quickly. Indian shares rose for a sixth consecutive session on Tuesday, with benchmark indexes Sensex...

Indian shares rose for a sixth consecutive session on Tuesday, with the benchmark index Sensex approaching a record high hit earlier this month, as investors digested upbeat corporate earnings results and overseas investors continued investing in Indian equities on expectations the Narendra Modi government...

Indian shares are trading higher on Tuesday, extending gains for a sixth consecutive session, with renewed foreign fund flows and solid corporate earnings results aiding sentiment. The Asian markets are trading mostly higher despite lingering concerns about the Ukraine crisis and violence in Gaza. The...

Indian shares are set to open higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange as overseas investors continue to remain net buyers in the cash segment on hopes the Modi government can revive the Indian growth story. The Q1 earnings season has gotten off to a relatively positive...