Sensex ends lower; Infosys biggest drag

Indian shares fell on Thursday, dragged down by IT stocks such as Infosys Ltd , while investors await quarterly results from Wipro Ltd and Reliance Industries Ltd due later in the day.

The broader NSE Nifty closed 0.27 percent lower at 9,873.30, while the benchmark BSE Sensex fell 0.16 percent to 31,904.40.

Wipro shares closed 0.7 percent lower, while Reliance Industries end

Sensex muted; Kotak Mahindra gains, Mindtree falls

Indian shares were largely flat on Thursday, as investors parsed through earnings, buying into stocks such as Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd that beat results while hitting those such as Mindtree Ltd <MINT.NS> that missed estimates.

Analysts said quarterly results were likely to remain the main driver of the market in the weeks ahead, at a time when strong gains have raised concerns ab

Equity markets bounce back, healthcare stocks surg

 A day after suffering their steepest fall of the current fiscal, Indian equity markets recovered and provisionally closed with appreciable gains on Wednesday on the back of positive global cues and healthy buying in healthcare, metal and banking stocks.

At 3.30 p.m., the wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 9,901.90 points -- higher by 74

Shriram Transport Fin raises Rs 980 cr via private placement

Shriram Transport Finance Company said that it has raised Rs 980 crore on private placement basis. “The allotment committee-NCDs of the company has approved and allotted 9800 secured, redeemable, rated, listed non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of face value of Rs 10 lakh each, aggregating to Rs 980 crore,” the company said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. Meanwhile, shares

Sensex rises as drugmakers, consumer stocks gain

Indian shares rose on Wednesday, with drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd up on hopes of higher U.S. sales and consumer staple Hindustan Unilever hitting a record high after its June-quarter profit beat expectations.

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.53 percent at 31,879.09 by 0627 GMT, rebounding after a 1.1 percent fall on Tuesday, its biggest daily percentage fall this year.


BSE to enhance surveillance on 28 stocks from July 20

Stock exchange major BSE on Tuesday said it will increase surveillance on the stocks of 28 companies with effect from Thursday.

According to the BSE, securities of companies such as ABC Bearings, Lotus Eye Care Hospital, Orient Beverages, Sahara One Media and Entertainment and Shriram Asset Management Co among others will be shifted to group "T/XT".

As pe

One Hundred and Eighty Seventh SME Company to get listed on BSE SME Platform

Mumbai, July 18, 2017: SEBI came out with detailed guidelines on 18th May, 2010 for launching of SME Exchange/Platform. BSE became the first stock exchange to get the approval from SEBI and launch its SME platform on 13th March, 2012.  

7NR Retail Ltd became 187th company respectively to get listed on the BSE SME Platform on July 18, 2017. 7NR Retail Ltd came out

Trade-To-Trade Scrips - Inclusions in "T","XT" or "ST" Group

Mumbai: July 18, 2017: As a part of Surveillance measures and based on the extant SEBI framework, the Exchanges transfer various securities for settlement on a Trade-to-Trade basis. The criteria for shifting securities to/from for settlement on trade to trade basis is decided in consultation with SEBI and applied uniformly across the stock exchanges and reviewed periodically.

Sensex posts biggest fall this year as ITC slumps

The BSE Sensex fell 1.1 percent, posting its biggest daily percentage drop this year and retreating from a record high in the previous session, as ITC Ltd slumped after the government raised a special duty on cigarettes.

The Sensex fell 1.1 percent to 31,710.99, its biggest daily percentage fall since Dec. 2. Meanwhile, the broader NSE Nifty dropped 0.9 percent to 9,827.15, its bigges

Negative global cues subdue equity markets

 Negative global cues along with profit booking dragged the Indian equity markets lower during the early morning trade session on Tuesday.

According to market analysts, both the key indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened on a negative note as stocks of bluechip firm ITC fell by around 13 per cent.

However, losses were contained due to positive quarterly resul

SBI Life Insurance files DRHP for IPO

State Bank of India on Monday said that its subsidiary SBI Life Insurance Company has filed a draft red herring prospectus with Sebi for an initial public offering.

According to a regulatory filing made to the BSE, the state-run bank said that the IPO will offer up to 12 crore equity shares of face value of Rs 10 each.

Sensex, Nifty post record closing highs; banks advance

Indian shares posted their highest ever closing levels on Monday, tracking gains in global markets, with financial firms such as ICICI Bank Ltd leading the way.

The broader NSE Nifty closed 0.3 percent higher at 9,915.95, while the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.17 percent at 32,074.78.

(Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

Sharp India falls over 4% after Director resigns

Shares of home appliances and consumer electronic products maker Sharp India tumbled over 4 per cent on the Bombay stock Exchange after the company said that its Director Kazunori Ajikawa has resigned. “Kazunori Ajikawa has resigned as a Director of the company with effect from, Friday, 14th July 2017,” said Sharp India in a filing to BSE.

Weighed down by the development,

Karnataka Bank Quarterly Result net jumps 10% at Rs 134 cr

Private sector lender, Karnataka Bank has posted a 10.13 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 133.85 crore for the first quarter of the current fiscal. The bank had reported a net profit of Rs 121.54 crore in the April-June quarter of 2016-17, it said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. During the quarter under review, the total income of the bank increased to Rs 1,547.93 crore as against Rs

Sensex hits fresh highs; IT stocks lead

REUTERS - Indian shares touched record high levels on Monday with IT stocks such as Infosys and Wipro Ltd leading the gains, while firm Asian markets on strong economic growth in China boosted investor sentiment.

Asian shares set a fresh two-year high, boosted by stronger-than-expected economic growth in China and bets that lacklustre U.S. data will keep the Federal Reserve cautious a

BSE to add 48 more companies to Group 'A' from July 17

Stock exchange BSE on Friday said it will move the scrips of 48 companies to Group "A" category with effect from July 17.

The group "A" category comprises of firm whose stocks are the most actively traded and are known to have maintained high standards of compliance and corporate governance.

According to the BSE, securities of companies such as InterGlobe

NHPC shuts down two power stations in West Bengal

NHPC Ltd said that it has shut down two power stations TLDP-III (132 MW) and TLDP-IV (160 MW) in West Bengal. “The company’s TLDP-III (132 MW) and TLDP-IV (160 MW) power stations are under complete shutdown with effect from July 12, 2017 and July 13, 2017, respectively as the Gorkha Land supporter's ghearoed at TLDP-III /TLDP-IV office and forced for immediate closure of Power G

Nifty ends slightly lower after breaching 9,900 level for first time

REUTERS - The Nifty ended slightly lower on Friday after breaching the 9,900 level for the first time as investors booked profits after our straight sessions of gains, while Tata Consultancy Services Ltd fell on disappointing earnings.

However, both the indexes posted their biggest weekly gains since mid-March. The Nifty gained 2.28 percent this week, while the Sensex rose 2.10 percen

Infibeam board okays share split, CC Avenue amalgamation

The board of e-commerce firm Infibeam Incorporation has approved share split plan in the ratio of 1:10 that will make its scrip more affordable for the investors and increase market liquidity. The board also cleared amalgamation of CC Avenue with the company in which Infibeam has controlling stake. "...The Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held on Thursday July 13, 2017... H

Sensex, Nifty fall; TCS drags

By Jessica Kuruthukulangara

The NSE Nifty fell on Friday after briefly trading above 9,900 for the first time as investors booked profits following a four-day winning streak, while Tata Consultancy Services Ltd  fell on disappointing earnings.

The benchmark BSE Sensex also retreated, falling below the 32,000 mark it breached for the first time on Thursday. But both inde

Sensex, Nifty hit record close for fourth straight day

India's main stock indexes closed at record highs for a fourth straight session, with the BSE index ending above 32,000 for the first time, as consumer inflation rate eased to its lowest in five years, cementing hopes for a rate cut.

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.73 percent to end at 32,037.38.

The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.77 percent higher at 9,891.70, having cleared

Goa Carbon hits 52-week ahead of Quarterly Result1

Shares of Goa Carbon soared nearly 5 per cent, hitting 52-week high, on the Bombay stock Exchange ahead of board meeting today to release April-June quarter results. Ahead of Q1, shares of the company gained as much as 4.97 per cent to hit 52-week high of Rs 383.00 apiece on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The stocks were currently trading at Rs 374.85 against previous close price of Rs 364.85.

Sensex, Nifty hit record high; bonds gain on inflation data

Indian shares surged to a record high on Thursday, with the benchmark BSE index rising above 32,000 for the first time after the consumer inflation rate eased to its lowest in five years, cementing hopes for a cut in interest rates in August.

Meanwhile, the most liquid 10-year bond yield fell as much as 4 basis points to 6.42 percent, the lowest since June 22, after data late on Wedne

Sensex ends at record close; energy stocks gain

India's main stock indexes closed at their highest ever levels for a third day running on Wednesday, as shares of energy companies such as Reliance Industries Ltd advanced on the back of higher crude prices.

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.18 percent at 31,804.82 while the broader NSE Nifty ended 0.31 percent higher at 9,816.1.

(Reporting by Arnab Paul; Editing by G

Union Bank appoints Kewal Handa as Chairman

Union Bank of India said Kewal Handa, former Managing Director of pharma major Pfizer India, has been appointed as its Chairman for three years. Handa has been appointed non-executive chairman and part-time non-official director as per a notification of the finance ministry, the lender said in a BSE filing.

He was MD of Pfizer India from 2005-2012 and prior to that had served as Execu