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Indian shares recovered from early losses to end modestly higher on Wednesday. While realty, power, metal and FMCG stocks surged higher, IT, healthcare and banking stocks ended on a subdued note. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex swung between gains and losses before closing up 48.14 points or 0.17 percent...

stock-up_26Nov14.jpg Asian stocks extended gains for a fourth consecutive session on Wednesday, with Chinese and Hong Kong stocks rallying sharply on hopes for further rate cuts, while the Australian market rose amid bargain hunting in high-yielding stocks. The Japanese market fell marginally on a stronger yen as investors...

Indian shares are trading flat on Wednesday as investors adopted a cautious approach ahead of the expiry of F&O contracts tomorrow, GDP data due on Friday and the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review on December 2. The Asian markets are trading mostly higher as positive U.S. GDP data helped...

Indian shares are seen opening lower on Wednesday amid reports India's GDP growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to September, slipping from 5.7 percent in the previous quarter. Media reports quoting government sources said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would urge RBI Governor...

Indian shares fell notably on Tuesday as caution set in after strong gains in the previous two sessions. Weak global cues and reports that market regulator SEBI is tightening rules for participatory notes to bring them in line with new foreign investment norms also weighed on investor sentiment ahead...

Indian shares are trading flat in early trading Tuesday after strong gains in the previous two sessions. The Asian markets are trading mixed, with China's Shanghai Composite index hitting a fresh three-year high and Japanese shares rising marginally after a holiday yesterday, while the major markets...

Indian shares may open little changed on Tuesday, tracking mixed global cues. The winter session of parliament that began yesterday will see Narendra Modi-led government pushing many essential reform bills including Insurance Bill, Coal Ordinance and Constitutional Amendment Bill undeterred by resistance...

India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty hit fresh record highs on Monday, with metal stocks leading the gainers, as the prospects of further policy stimulus in Japan, China and Europe raised investors' appetite for risk. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to opposition parties...

Indian shares opened higher on Monday, tracking firm cues from the U.S. and European markets Friday and a positive trend in other Asian markets this morning, as a surprise interest rate cut in China and the prospects of bigger stimulus from the European Central Bank bolstered investors' appetite for...

Indian shares are poised to open higher on Monday, tracking firm global cues after central banks in China and Europe signaled additional stimulus measures. China's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rates for the first time since July of 2012 as part of efforts to combat recent signs of...

India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty hit fresh record closing highs on Friday, with banks spearheading the rally after Kotak Mahindra Bank agreed to buy mid-sized lender ING Vysya Bank in an all-share transaction to create India's fourth largest lender. Positive global cues and hopes that the long-pending...

Indian shares rose notably in early trading on Friday despite mixed global cues. The Asian markets are swinging between gains and losses despite another record close on Wall Street overnight as positive data on home sales, jobless claims and manufacturing reinforced investors' optimism about the world's...

Indian shares look set to open on a flat note Friday amid mixed global cues. The rupee's movement will be watched closely after the currency tumbled to a nine-month low yesterday, tracking broad dollar strength on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will probably hike interest rates in 2015. The...

Indian shares closed marginally higher on Thursday after trading in the red for most part of the day due to profit taking amid weak global cues and slowing buying activity from foreign funds. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex reversed early losses to end the session up 34.71 points or 0.12 percent at...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Thursday, tracking mixed global cues. U.S. stocks fell slightly overnight after minutes from the Federal Reserve's October meeting offered little hint on the timing of the first interest-rate increase. The Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance as fresh data...