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GREAT NEWS! Morgan Stanley raises Sensex target to 30,000

GREAT NEWS! Morgan Stanley raises Sensex target to 30,000

Rediff.com21 Jul 2016

Morgan Stanley attributes the strength in the domestic rally to local flows.

Starbucks filters an India brew

Starbucks filters an India brew

Rediff.com18 Jul 2016

Creating a market for premium coffee is a challenge.

PSU stocks find renewed interest in Indian markets

PSU stocks find renewed interest in Indian markets

Rediff.com6 Jul 2016

BSE PSU index rallies 10% in one month; nearly a third of the stocks on the index has gained 20% over the period

Brexit hurdle crossed? Nifty, silver at 2016 high

Brexit hurdle crossed? Nifty, silver at 2016 high

Rediff.com1 Jul 2016

'The market position from here on is expected to go up'.

Brexit: What's in store for Indian markets?

Brexit: What's in store for Indian markets?

Rediff.com27 Jun 2016

'Experts are not ruling out further pain as global factors cannot insulate India from the aftermath.'

E-commerce firms' new mantra: Trust, convenience and easy returns

E-commerce firms' new mantra: Trust, convenience and easy returns

Rediff.com5 Apr 2016

Even as new rules steer e-commerce companies away from discounts, two online giants have been changing their marketing pitch.

Markets ends flat; Sensex posts best monthly gain in over 4 years

Markets ends flat; Sensex posts best monthly gain in over 4 years

Rediff.com31 Mar 2016

The S&P BSE Sensex ended the session at 25,342, up 3 points while the Nifty50 closed at 7,738 points.

Markets end on a weak note dragged by pharma shares

Markets end on a weak note dragged by pharma shares

Rediff.com29 Mar 2016

Top 5 losers include Lupin, Cipla, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy's Lab and GAIL down 1.6%-11%.

Sensex, Nifty jump over 1%; post third weekly gain

Sensex, Nifty jump over 1%; post third weekly gain

Rediff.com18 Mar 2016

Rise in crude oil price and rally in global equities aided the sentiment

Markets end in the green led by index heavyweights

Markets end in the green led by index heavyweights

Rediff.com9 Mar 2016

Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, L&T, ONGC and Infosys have gained between 1%-1.5%.

Markets pause after 3-day bull run

Markets pause after 3-day bull run

Rediff.com4 Mar 2016

Asian shares ended higher after a string of positive US economic data.

Sensex posts biggest single-day gain in nearly 7 years

Sensex posts biggest single-day gain in nearly 7 years

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

The rally in index heavyweight ITC has boosted the sentiment across the board.

Markets extend gains for the fourth straight day

Markets extend gains for the fourth straight day

Rediff.com22 Feb 2016

The S&P BSE Sensex ended 80 points up at 23,789 while the Nifty50 closed at 7,235, up 24 points.

Markets cheer upbeat corporate earnings

Markets cheer upbeat corporate earnings

Rediff.com5 Feb 2016

Markets ended higher for the second straight session mainly on the back of upbeat corporate earnings.

Sensex ends lower in lacklustre trade

Sensex ends lower in lacklustre trade

Rediff.com1 Feb 2016

The S&P BSE Sensex ended 46 points lower at 24,824 and Nifty50 settled at 7,555, down by 8 points after hitting intra-day high of 7,600.45.

Sensex ends below 24,000 on Asia meltdown, oil woes

Sensex ends below 24,000 on Asia meltdown, oil woes

Rediff.com21 Jan 2016

Sensex lost 184 points to trade at 23,878 and the Nifty has dropped 55 points to quote at 7,254.

Bears tighten grip, markets at 20-month closing lows

Bears tighten grip, markets at 20-month closing lows

Rediff.com18 Jan 2016

Stock specific action is seen with some of the prominent companies posting their quarterly numbers.

Markets end flat amid volatility; Mid-,small-caps shine

Markets end flat amid volatility; Mid-,small-caps shine

Rediff.com5 Jan 2016

The broader markets are, however, outperforming the larger peer.

Markets end first trading session of 2016 on a tepid note

Markets end first trading session of 2016 on a tepid note

Rediff.com1 Jan 2016

The S&P BSE Sensex closed at 26,190, up by 43 points and Nifty50 settled above 7,950 to end at 7,963, up by 17 points

Markets end flat amid rangebound trade; Midcaps outperform

Markets end flat amid rangebound trade; Midcaps outperform

Rediff.com29 Dec 2015

BSE Midcap index outperformed the benchmark indices to end with 0.4% gains.

How the global giants plan to strike it big in India

How the global giants plan to strike it big in India

Rediff.com23 Dec 2015

Recently, there has been a mushrooming of international apparel retailers.

Markets end at 3-month low as hopes of GST passage dwindle

Markets end at 3-month low as hopes of GST passage dwindle

Rediff.com9 Dec 2015

Markets finished lower for the sixth consecutive day as hopes of the Goods and Services tax (GST) bill being passed in the current session of the Parliament faded considerably.

Markets end on a cautious note ahead of Nov F&O expiry; Winter session eyed

Markets end on a cautious note ahead of Nov F&O expiry; Winter session eyed

Rediff.com24 Nov 2015

Top gainers from the Sensex pack are ONGC, HDFC, HUL, RIL and Cipla.

Markets clock highest gain since Oct on US Fed stance

Markets clock highest gain since Oct on US Fed stance

Rediff.com19 Nov 2015

Indian equity markets registered their highest single-day percentage gains since early October.

Markets tumble on Fed comments; Bihar exit polls eyed

Markets tumble on Fed comments; Bihar exit polls eyed

Rediff.com5 Nov 2015

Markets end in red; bluechips struggle to keep pace.

Markets end in the red; Axis Bank crashes on weak earnings

Markets end in the red; Axis Bank crashes on weak earnings

Rediff.com28 Oct 2015

The 30-share Sensex ended in the red.

Markets end flat amid choppy trades; banks realty fall, auto gains

Markets end flat amid choppy trades; banks realty fall, auto gains

Rediff.com21 Oct 2015

Among other stocks, IT firm Mphasis today reported a 15.30% increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 184.72 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

Rate cut, firm global cues lift Sensex 376 points higher

Rate cut, firm global cues lift Sensex 376 points higher

Rediff.com30 Sep 2015

Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday.

Sensex closes at highest level in over two weeks

Sensex closes at highest level in over two weeks

Rediff.com16 Sep 2015

Financials are the top gainers along with index heavyweights.

Sensex, Nifty end lower on global concerns; Midcaps outperform

Sensex, Nifty end lower on global concerns; Midcaps outperform

Rediff.com10 Sep 2015

All the sectoral indices, led by realty, metal, consumer durables and power were trading in the negative zone on Thursday.

Terrible Tuesday! Sensex crashes to 1-year low; banks slide most

Terrible Tuesday! Sensex crashes to 1-year low; banks slide most

Rediff.com1 Sep 2015

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended down 2.23 per cent. The Bank Nifty fell 3.59 per cent.

Bulls charge up D-street as prospects of Fed rate hike wane

Bulls charge up D-street as prospects of Fed rate hike wane

Rediff.com27 Aug 2015

Market breadth continued to remain strong, with 1899 gainers and 674 losers on the BSEs.

Sensex erases gains of 2015 on global growth concerns, weak rupee

Sensex erases gains of 2015 on global growth concerns, weak rupee

Rediff.com21 Aug 2015

OIL, IOC, HPCL, BPCL slipped between 0.1-1.5% each while the oil producing companies such as ONGC (0.1%), RIL (1.5%), GAIL(2.6%) also edged lower.

Sensex, Nifty end almost flat; falling rupee a concern

Sensex, Nifty end almost flat; falling rupee a concern

Rediff.com13 Aug 2015

Banking shares saw a renewed buying interest on the hopes of a rate-cut by the central bank post the easing of macro-economic data.

Markets end higher on rate-cut hopes; RBI policy eyed

Markets end higher on rate-cut hopes; RBI policy eyed

Rediff.com3 Aug 2015

On the sectoral front, rate-sensitive sectors such as Bankex and Auto gained by 1% and 0.7% respectively while BSE Consumer Durables gained 1.4%.

Markets end lower for 4th straight session; HDFC, ICICI Bank slip

Markets end lower for 4th straight session; HDFC, ICICI Bank slip

Rediff.com28 Jul 2015

The upcoming July derivatives expiry later in the week would also add some volatility to the market proceedings.

Sensex ends lower amid choppy trade; Sun Pharma, ITC drag

Sensex ends lower amid choppy trade; Sun Pharma, ITC drag

Rediff.com21 Jul 2015

Sensex dull at close, Infosys rules, ITC drags.

Markets end flat as rising CPI dashes rate-cut hopes

Markets end flat as rising CPI dashes rate-cut hopes

Rediff.com14 Jul 2015

The WPI inflation stood at negative 2.4% in May 2015, compared with a negative 2.65% in April 2015.

How brands are wagging the digital tail

How brands are wagging the digital tail

Rediff.com10 Jul 2015

According to Nielsen India online viewership has doubled since 2011.

Markets end lower ahead of IIP data

Markets end lower ahead of IIP data

Rediff.com9 Jul 2015

The Sensex had bounced back with gains of 94 points or 0.3%

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