John Abraham endorses Yamaha motorbike at Auto Expo

Greater Noida, Feb 08 (ANI): Bollywood actor John Abraham, who is also the face of Japanese bike maker Yamaha, endorsed new models at the 12th edition of Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida. The Auto Expo grabbed eyeballs as automobile giants like Range Rover, Hyundai, Suzuki and Yamaha showcased their glistening state-of-the-art models. Abraham, who is the brand ambassador and a fan of Yamaha bikes, launched the power pact upgraded versions of Yamaha's R1 and VMax motorbikes. A number of concept cars, utility vehicles and many new models were launched at the opening day of the automobile show at a time when the sector is going through a slump. Feb 8, 2014

BSE closes points 70.03 up on Feb 7

New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 70.03 points up to stand at 20380.77. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 26.90 points up to stand at 6063.20. L&T Finance Holdings and Muthoot Finance were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.65% and 7.20% along with Tata Steel and TV18 Broadcast with an increase of 6.82% and 6.54% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Financial Technology and Power Finance with a decrease of 4.99% and 4.63% along with Idea Cellular Ltd and MRF Ltd with a decrease of 4.48% and 3.25% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 105.41 points at 11,806.52 while the banking sector is up 75.78 points at 11,744.18 and the realty sector is up 12.08 points at 1,205.08. The Indian currency is down 0.05% at Rs 62.40 per dollar. Feb 7, 2014

BSE closes points 49.71 up on Feb 6

New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 49.71 points up to stand at 20310.74. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 13.90 points up to stand at 6036.30. Jet Air India and Tata Communications were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.93% and 7.78% along with Coal India Ltd. and Power Finance with an increase of 4.59% and 4.53% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Indiabulls Real Estate and Prestige Estates with a decrease of 3.36% and 3.33% along with IRB Infra and Jaiprakash Associates with a decrease of 2.96% and 2.70% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 98.72 points at 11,701.11 while the banking sector is down 26.63 points at 11,668.40 and the realty sector is down 19.05 points at 1,193.00. The Indian currency is up 0.16% at Rs 62.47 per dollar. Feb 6, 2014

Maruti Suzuki unveils global models at Auto Expo 2014

Greater Noida, Feb 5 (ANI): India's biggest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, unveiled global models Concept Ciaz and SX4 S-Cross on Wednesday at Indian Auto Expo 2014 to enhance its position in the bigger sedan segment and boost its sales in the face of growing foreign competition. Feb 5, 2014

BSE closes points 43.44 up on Feb 5

New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 43.44 points up to stand at 20255.37. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 21.05 points up to stand at 6021.95. Essar Oil Ltd. and Amara Raja were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.43% and 6.47% along with Ranbaxy Lab and Power Finance with an increase of 5.69% and 5.47% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Idea Cellular Ltd. and Jubilant Foodworks Ltd. with a decrease of 4.60% and 3.05% along with SHRIRAM CITY UNION FINANCE LTD and IRB Infra with a decrease of 3.03% and 2.69% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 186.47 points at 11,602.39 while the banking sector is up 35.99 points at 11,695.03 and the realty sector is up 19.01 points at 1,212.05. The Indian currency is up 0.14% at Rs 62.44 per dollar. Feb 5, 2014