Gold at Rs 31,000 amid festive buzz

Gold hit the Rs 31,000-mark today by gaining Rs 100 to trade at over one month high on persistent buying by local jewellers amid festive buzz, even as the metal weakened overseas. Silver also advanced by Rs 50 to Rs 38,300 per kg due to increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Traders said […]

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Sensex hits historic 38,000 mark

The BSE Sensex hit the 38,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in banking, energy and PSU stocks amid unabated inflows by domestic and foreign institutional investors. The broader NSE Nifty too touched a new peak of 11,495.20. The 30-share Sensex climbed 162.56 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 38,050,12 in early […]

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Sensex hits 37,000 mark; Nifty tops 11,100

The BSE Sensex hit the 37,000 level for the first time today on widespread buying in capital goods, FMCG, realty and banking stocks amid heavy buying by domestic institutional investors and positive global cues. NSE Nifty too touched a new peak of 11,172.20. Short-covering of bets, today being the last session of July expiry in […]

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Sensex retreats from record level

After scaling a record high of 36,747.87 in early trade, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell nearly 200 points in afternoon trade after a no-confidence motion against the Modi government was moved in the Lok Sabha today. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”. The BSE […]

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Rupee up 10 paise to 68.42 against US dollar

The rupee pared its initial gains, while trading 15 paise higher at 68.42 against the American currency in late morning deals on continued bouts of dollar selling from banks and exporters. The rupee resumed sharply higher at 68.32 from yesterday’s closing level of 68.57 at the inter-bank foreign exchange here. The Indian unit traded between […]

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Nifty settles above 10,900-mark

Rising for the third session, the Nifty 50 index climbed 94.35 points to end at an over five-month high of 10,947.25 today on broad-based buying led by energy, realty, metal, banking and auto sectors. Investors shifted focus to the upcoming corporate earnings, putting aside global trade war concerns. Global markets too rallied on hopes of […]

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Twitter blocks polling app ‘MyVoteToday’

As it intensifies the crackdown on bots, trolls, and fake accounts, Twitter has blocked several accounts in India, including the handle of polling app ‘MyVoteToday’ that in a recent poll had asked people who they want to be ‘silenced’ and listed options of chief ministers, Opposition politicians and journalists, among others. A Twitter spokesperson told […]

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