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Indian shares rose on Wednesday, with upbeat U.S. economic reports and continued speculation of further policy stimulus in the euro zone supporting sentiment. The S&P 500 closed above 2000 points for the first time in its history overnight and the Asian markets rose broadly on optimism over the U.S....

Indian shares followed global equities higher on Wednesday after solid U.S. reports on consumer confidence and durable goods orders pointed to a brighter future for the world's largest economy. Negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko have been...

Indian shares are seen opening higher on Wednesday, tracking firm global cues. That said, investors are likely to adopt a cautious stance ahead of the expiry of near-month derivative contracts on Thursday and gross domestic product estimate for the first quarter due to be released on Friday, a market...

Indian shares ended a volatile session largely unchanged on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court declared allocation of all the 218 coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 as "illegal and arbitrary." Also, investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the expiry of near-month derivative...

Indian shares fell marginally on Tuesday ahead of the expiry of monthly derivative contracts on Thursday and a market holiday on Friday due to Ganesh Chaturthi. The other Asian markets are trading mostly lower despite strong cues from the U.S. and European markets as traders continue to weigh European...

Indian shares are seen opening largely unchanged on Tuesday after the results for assembly bypolls held in four states showed that the BJP is not a force to reckon with. While the party denied that the bypoll results were a reflection on the performance of the Modi government, the results clearly exposed...

Indian shares reversed early gains to end mixed on Monday following the Supreme Court ruling on coal block allocations. Stocks rose sharply earlier in the day after remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen didn't give any clues on interest rate hikes. The initial euphoria paved the way for...

India's key benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty extended their record-breaking streak despite mixed global cues, as tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated and a highly anticipated speech by Fed Chair Yellen turned out to be a non-event offering very little about the direction of monetary policy. The...

Indian shares are seen opening slightly lower on Monday as investors pause for breath following two weeks of consecutive gains. Global cues remain mixed, while Brent crude prices fell below $102 a barrel, just above a 14-month low hit last week, providing a small measure of comfort to investors worried...

India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty closed at fresh record highs on Friday, tracking strong leads from the U.S. and European markets overnight and a firm trend in Asia as easing geopolitical concerns and a string of upbeat U.S. economic reports spurred optimism over the course of the global economy. Overall...

Indian shares edged higher on Friday, owing to positive global cues as investors digest a flurry of upbeat economic reports out of the U.S. and wait for possible clues about interest rates from the meeting of the world's top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyo later in the global day....

Indian shares are seen opening higher on Friday, tracking firm global cues as geopolitical concerns faded and upbeat U.S. economic data indicated the recovery is firmly taking root. Overseas investors continue to be net buyers in Indian equities amid signs of an improving outlook for the domestic economy....

Indian shares erased early gains to end modestly higher on Thursday amid mixed global cues as investors digested weaker-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data and minutes of the latest FOMC meeting, which showed Fed officials remain divided in their assessment of the labor market. While some members...

Indian shares opened largely unchanged on Thursday, tracking mixed Asian cues as investors digest minutes of the latest FOMC meeting and weaker-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data. The benchmark index S&P BSE Sensex is currently up 50 points or 0.19 percent at 26,365.15, while the broader CNX...

Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are inching higher, indicating a positive start for Indian markets on Thursday. Indian shares consolidated their recent sharp gains on Wednesday, with the benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty falling about 0.4 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively as investors took...