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India's key benchmark indexes fell modestly on Wednesday after languishing in the red for most of the day amid mixed global cues. Foreigners were net sellers of Indian equities on Tuesday and a closely-watched survey showed India's manufacturing activity expanding at its slowest pace in nine months in...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Wednesday, weighed down by weakness on Wall Street overnight and a mixed trend elsewhere across the Asia-Pacific region this morning after overnight data showed U.S. consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since May in September due to mounting concerns over the...

Indian shares are seen opening lower on Wednesday, a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) warned of risks to its target on consumer inflation. There is some good news on the macroeconomic front as core sector growth picked up pace in August, reinforcing that economic turnaround is underway....

Indian shares rose marginally on Tuesday, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged, in line with expectations, citing increased risks to inflation and difficult external situation especially on the geopolitical front. It would be rather easy to meet the 6 percent inflation...

Indian shares opened lower on Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy announcement later in the day. The major markets elsewhere across the Asia-Pacific region are declining, as growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and a report on China's manufacturing...

Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange are edging lower, indicating a lower open on Tuesday ahead of the monetary policy announcement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) scheduled later in the day. Most economists expect the central bank to keep its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 8.0 percent...

India's key benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty moved both ways in a narrow range before closing slightly lower on Monday, as investors turned cautious ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's bi-monthly policy review tomorrow. Markets are also awaiting cues from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to...

Indian shares are rising modestly on Monday, shrugging off mixed Asian cues, as investors await the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review tomorrow for direction. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex is currently up 25 points or 0.1 percent at 26,652, while the broader CNX Nifty index is up 11 points...

Indian shares are set to open lower on Monday after staging a tentative rebound on Friday following a ratings upgrade by Standard & Poor's. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty fell nearly 2 percent each for the week ended 26 September, as investors turned risk-averse in the wake of the Supreme...

Indian shares rebounded from an early slide and the rupee pared early losses on Friday after Standard & Poor's raised India's credit rating outlook to stable from negative, saying the country's improved political setting heralds a more conducive environment for reforms providing a boost to growth prospects...

Indian shares drifted lower on Friday owing to weak global cues, as improving U.S. growth outlook added to speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. Geopolitical tensions show no signs of abating as Russia said it is considering a law that would allow their courts...

Indian shares are set to open lower on Friday, tracking extremely weak Asian cues after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped the most in almost two months overnight. The U.S. dollar is trading close to four-highs against a basket of other major currencies, as improving U.S. growth outlook added to...

Indian shares fell sharply on Thursday, with concerns over de-allocation of coal mines and a weaker rupee weighing on the markets amid the expiry of September series derivative contracts. Foreign investors have been on a selling spree in recent sessions due to global strength in U.S. dollar amid further...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Thursday despite firm global cues as investors exercised caution ahead of the expiry of September series F&O contracts later in the day. The U.S. and European markets rose overnight and the major markets across the Asia-Pacific region are trading mostly higher...

Indian shares may open on a firm note Thursday, boosted by strong U.S. and European cues and a firm trend in Asia this morning after upbeat economic data suggested the U.S. economic recovery is strengthening. As risk appetite improves, worries over the apex court's decision to de-allocate the coal...