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Indian shares fell on Friday as the Bank of Japan didn't live up to expectations and investors looked for progress on the crucial GST Bill. The safe-haven Japanese yen soared as the Bank of Japan raised the target for exchange-traded fund purchases and doubled its dollar lending program, but kept...

Indian shares followed Asian markets lower on Friday after the Bank of Japan expanded purchases of exchange-traded funds but left its policy rate unchanged. The central bank also maintained its monetary base target at $80 trillion, disappointing investors who had expectations for a large stimulus...

Indian shares look set to open largely unchanged on Friday as investors await the outcome of Bank of Japan's policy meeting. Underlying sentiment, however, is likely to remain positive after the Congress indicated its support for the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, with sources close...

Indian shares look set to open largely unchanged on Friday as investors await the outcome of Bank of Japan's policy meeting. Underlying sentiment, however, is likely to remain positive after the Congress indicated its support for the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, with sources close...

Indian shares rose notably on Thursday, even as global markets turned more defensive in the wake of mixed earnings results, little clarity in the Federal Reserve's policy statement on the next rate hike and amid caution ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy review, due Friday. Domestic sentiment was...

Indian shares rose in early trade Thursday and the rupee opened higher at 67.06 per dollar to extend gains for the third consecutive session, after the Union Cabinet cleared changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill in a bid to strengthen the chances of passage of the crucial legislation that...

Indian shares are seen opening flat to slightly higher on Thursday after the Union Cabinet cleared changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, dropping the 1 percent manufacturing tax and providing for full compensation to states for any revenue loss in the first five years of roll out of the new...

Indian shares posted modest gains on Wednesday, with the NSE Nifty index hitting its highest level in over 15 months, after a meeting between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his counterparts from the states resulted in some headway on the GST Bill. Investors also pinned hopes on further Bank of...

Indian shares opened on a firm note on Wednesday amid hopes that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) constitutional amendment bill may be passed in Parliament's ongoing monsoon session. Positive global cues also offered some support. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 142 points or 0.51 percent at 28,119...

Indian shares look set to open slightly higher on Wednesday after a meeting between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his counterparts from the states resulted in some headway on the GST Bill. If media reports are to be believed, states have backed the government's decision not to include the GST rate...

Indian shares fell slightly on Tuesday as investors locked in some gains after a strong rally in the previous session. Weakness in rupee ahead of a state ministers' meeting to discuss the GST Bill and mixed global cues before key central bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan also kept investors on edge....

Indian shares opened on a flat note on Tuesday and the rupee opened marginally lower at 67.41 per dollar, as caution gripped global markets ahead of policy meetings by the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week. Meanwhile, in a fresh bid to push the GST Bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will...

Indian shares may open largely unchanged on Tuesday as global sentiment turned cautious ahead of policy meetings by the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week. That said, the downside, if any, could be limited in the wake of reports that retirement fund body EPFO is likely to consider a proposal...

Indian shares rallied on Monday, with fairly positive global cues and sustained foreign fund inflows on optimism over the passage of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill in Parliament's ongoing monsoon session underpinning investor sentiment. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex climbed 292.10 points or...

Indian shares fell slightly on Monday as investors awaited key central bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan due later in the week. The rupee opened down 11 paise at 67.19 as the dollar index hit a more than four-month high in overseas markets ahead of Wednesday's highly-anticipated Federal Reserve...

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