BSE closes points 50.39 up on March 31

New Delhi, March 31 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 50.39 points up to stand at 222390.36. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 6.55 points up to stand at 6702.45. Unitech and Suzlon Energy were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 15.39% and 12.03% along with SAIL and Hindalco with an increase of 10.05% and 8.75% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include ONGC and IDFC with a decrease of 2.99% and 2.91% along with Dr Reddys Lab and Bajaj Holdings with a decrease of 2.52% and 2.32% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 127.76 points at 13,255.29 while the banking sector is down 12.70 points at 14,572.46 and the realty sector is up 40.44 points at 1,468.4. The Indian currency is up 0.66% at Rs 59.91 per dollar. Mar 31, 2014

Sensex hits all time high for third session, market expert says political scenario responsible

Mumbai, March 31 (ANI): The Sensex hits fresh all time high for a third consecutive session on the back of strong dollar inflows and positive neighboring countries. Reacting on the same, Market Expert Sunil Shah said that the political scenario in the country and the expectations from the apparent upcoming NDA government post general elections. Shah said that FII is providing liquidity and a major amount of money is coming out from Russia which is finding its destination in India because of similar expectations by the next government. Mar 31, 2014

Musharraf's supporters demand his release to visit ailing mother in Pakistan

Karachi, March 31 (ANI): Dozens of supporters of former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf staged protest in Karachi demanding his release to visit his sick mother in Sharjah hospital a day ahead of his appearance in a court in treason case. 95-year-old Zarin Musharraf, mother of the former military ruler, was admitted to the WW Wilson Hospital in Sharjah on Saturday. Musharraf has been summoned to a Special Court set up to try him in a treason case for imposing emergency in the country in 2007. Holding placards, the protesters chanted slogans supporting the former ruler. They held flags of Musharraf's All Pakistan Muslim League party who had organised the demonstration. Mar 31, 2014

BSE closes points 125.60 up on March 28

New Delhi, March 28 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 125.60 points up to stand at 22,339.97. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 54.15 points up to stand at 6,695.90. Adani Power and Union Bank were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 16.63% and 9.31% along with Oriental Bank and NHPC with an increase of 8.99% and 7.76% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include South Indian Bank and Bharti Infratel with a decrease of 4.48% and 3.19% along with Aurobindo Pharma and Sun TV Network with a decrease of 2.12% and 1.84% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 21.58 points at 13,133.0 while the banking sector is up 189.96 points at 14,604.11 and the realty sector is up 23.39 points at 1,428.69. The Indian currency is up 0.60% at Rs 59.95 per dollar. Mar 28, 2014

BSE closes points 105.13 up on March 27

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 105.13 points up to stand at 22,200.43. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 40.35 points up to stand at 6,641.75. HDIL and JPINFRATEC were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.16% and 6.01% along with IDFC and Motherson Sumi with an increase of 5.82% and 5.75% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include MRF and Divis Lab with a decrease of 3.28% and 3.17% along with Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. and Suzlon Energy with a decrease of 2.33% and 2.24% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 74.03 points at 13,117.89 while the banking sector is up 83.32 points at 14,391.32 and the realty sector is up 16.58 points at 1,407.15. The Indian currency is down 0.05% at Rs 60.17 per dollar. Mar 27, 2014