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Indian shares rose on Monday on expectations that the government will not have large borrowing in the market this year, which in turn will provide room for another rate cut by RBI. With inflation slowing, commodity prices expected to stay low for some time and the government demonstrating prudent...

The Indian markets opened sharply higher on Monday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's first full-year budget unveiled several measures to woo foreign investors and help kick start the investment cycle. Jaitley promised lower than expected market borrowing even as the fiscal deficit target came in...

Indian shares are set to open sharply higher on Monday as there is nothing that could be termed as devil in budget's fine print. The budget has unveiled several measures that will help improve the ease of doing business and bring clarity and consistency to the taxation policy. The government removed...

Indian shares witnessed high volatility before closing notably higher on the day Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his full-year Budget. While the benchmark index S&P BSE Sensex rose 141.38 points or 0.48 percent to close at 29,361.50, the broader CNX Nifty index ended up 57.25 points or 0.65 percent...

Indian shares rallied sharply on Friday after the Economic Survey for 2014-15 tabled in Parliament ahead of the General Budget set the agenda for reforms needed to push India's GDP growth to double digits in the coming years. The Economic Survey, which outlines the broad direction of the Union Budget...

Asian stocks ended a lackluster session mixed on Friday as falling oil prices and mixed U.S. and Japanese economic data kept investors on tenterhooks. Higher-than-expected U.S. inflation numbers, excluding food and energy, and business orders data revived confidence in the world's biggest economy, but...

The Indian markets opened higher on Friday ahead of the Economic Survey for 2015-16 which will be released in the Parliament this afternoon. The Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance as a sharp pullback in oil prices dampened investors' risk appetite. The U.S. dollar inched down marginally...

Indian shares may open higher on Friday as indicated by futures trade on Singapore Stock Exchange. That said, gains are likely to be capped in the wake of lackluster global cues and caution ahead of the Union Budget. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty fell about a percent each on Thursday as...

Indian shares fell sharply on Thursday as traders squared off their positions on the expiry of monthly derivative contracts and awaited cues from the Union Budget due to be unveiled on Saturday. With everyone expecting a lot from the Modi government's first full-year Budget, investors seem to be adopting...

The Indian markets opened lower on Thursday before the expiry of F&O contracts and the Railway Budget due to be unveiled at 12.00 noon today. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will present his maiden Railway Budget 2015 in Parliament, with expectations running high that he would resist the temptation...

Futures trade on the Singapore Exchange indicate a positive start before the expiry of F&O contracts and the Railway Budget due to be unveiled later today. Indian shares erased early gains to end largely unchanged on Wednesday after ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said its assessment of India's...

Indian shares erased early gains to end largely unchanged on Wednesday as caution set in ahead of F&O contracts set to expire tomorrow and the Railway Budget due to be announced on Thursday. Meanwhile, ahead of the Union Budget on Saturday, Moody's Investors Service said that its assessment of India's...

Indian shares followed global markets higher on Wednesday after Greece locked in a four-month extension of its financial lifeline and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the Fed was in no hurry to raise interest rates. The benchmark BSE Sensex is currently up 210 points or 0.72 percent...

Indian shares are set to open higher on Wednesday, tracking firm global cues after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the Fed was in no hurry to raise interest rates as inflation and wage growth remain too low. Asian stocks are mostly higher and the dollar retreated, while gold prices...

Indian shares ended a choppy session largely unchanged on Tuesday as caution set in ahead of key events this week including the expiry of F&O contracts due on Thursday and the Union Budget on Saturday, preceded by the Economic Survey on Friday and the Railway Budget on Thursday. The Modi government...

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