BSE closes points 129.88 up on Jan 20

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 129.88 points up to stand at 21,192.88. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 42.30 points up to stand at 6,303.95. MCX and Aurobindo Pharma were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.86 % and 6.31% along with Reliance Communication Ltd and Tata Consultancy with an increase of 6.11% and 5.53% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services and McLeod Russel with a decrease of 2.42% and 2.22% along with TTK Prestige and RIL with a decrease of 1.77% and 1.70% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 86.40 points at 12,114.46 while the banking sector is up 93.66 points at 12,574.74 and the realty sector is up 9.29 points at 1,335.79. The Indian currency is down 0.07% at Rs 61.59 per dollar. Jan 20, 2014

Wipro net profit up 27 %, beats estimates

Bangalore, Jan 18 (ANI): India's third-largest Information technology (IT) services exporter, Wipro Limited, registered a 27 percent rise in quarterly net profit, topping estimates, bolstered by rising demand from overseas clients. Wipro chief executive officer, TK Kurien, aimed for a constant growth rate of four and four and half percent. Jan 18, 2014

BSE closes points 187.51 down on Jan 17

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 187.51 points down to stand at 21,077.67. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 48.20 points down to stand at 6,270.70. Indian Oil Corp and HPCL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.08% and 4.61% along with BPCL and Reliance Communications with an increase of 2.63% and 2.59% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include MCX and TCS with a decrease of 6.13% and 5.59% along with Tech Mahindra and Financial Tech with a decrease of 5.03% and 4.99% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 12.65 points at 12,011.22 while the banking sector is down 184.03 points at 12,496.49 and the realty sector is down 32.62 points at 1,326.43. The Indian currency is up 0.18% at Rs 61.43 per dollar. Jan 17, 2014

BSE closes points 24.31 down on Jan 16

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 24.31 points down to stand at 21,265.18. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 2.00 points down to stand at 6,318.90. Gitanjali Gems and Wockhardt were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.95 % and 4.33% along with Bharat Forge and HCL Tech with an increase of 4.26% and 4.23% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel with a decrease of 7.25% and 4.84% along with Max India and Reliance Communications Ltd. with a decrease of 4.37% and 4.18% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 101.67 points at 12,023.87 while the banking sector is down 26.09 points at 12,680.52 and the realty sector is up 3.08 points at 1,359.05. The Indian currency is up 0.02% at Rs 61.53 per dollar. Jan 16, 2014

Fiscal deficit will be contained at 4.8 % of GDP: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): India's fiscal deficit will be contained at 4.8 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the current fiscal year ending March, said finance minister, P Chidambaram, hinting at possible cuts in government spending. The finance minister expressed his "unflinching commitment" to contain the fiscal deficit, at a time when the deficit in the first eight months of the fiscal year has touched 93.9 percent of the full-year target. Meanwhile, the minister attributed the decline in growth to global factors and said he was confident that Indian economy would soon recover and show high growth in next three years. Jan 16, 2014

BSE closes points 240.50 up on Jan 15

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 240.50 points up to stand at 21,273.45. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 79.05 points up to stand at 6320.90.Max India and Future Retail were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 8.65% and 6.33% along with Unitech and Bank of India with an increase of 5.22% and 4.09% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Prestige Estates and Nestle India with a decrease of 3.45% and 2.49% along with Mcleod Russel and Amara Raja with a decrease of 2.49% and 2.45% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 153.91 points at 12,133.76 while the banking sector is up 185.70 points at 12,692.97 and the realty sector is up 17.90 points at 1,356.30.The Indian currency is down 0.15% at Rs 61.62 per dollar. Jan 15, 2014

BSE closes points 101.33 down on Jan 14

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 101.33 points down to stand at 21,032.88. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 30.90 points down to stand at 6,241.85. Cummins India and CESC were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 4.03% and 3.66% along with Adani Enterprises Ltd. and Mcleod Russel with an increase of 3.48% and 3.01% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Dish TV India and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. with a decrease of 4.72% and 3.81% along with MCX and Mphasis with a decrease of 3.45% and 3.03% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 40.06 points at 11,997.16 while the banking sector is down 82.78 points at 12,520.32 and the realty sector is down 17.84 points at 1,339.61. The Indian currency is down 0.02% at Rs 61.51 per dollar. Jan 14, 2014

Hyundai Verna Set for Makeover to Rival 2014 Honda City: Report

Honda is reportedly receiving an overwhelming response for its latest City sedan in India. Its grand debut in the sub-continent has elevated Honda's sucess in the sedan segment and the company is now believed to have found a strong opponent from Hyundai. Jan 14, 2014

BSE closes points 409.07 up on Jan 13

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 409.07 points up to stand at 21,167.56. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 101.30 points up to stand at 6,272.75.Apollo Tyres and Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 5.19% and 4.98% along with Bharat Forge and TCS with an increase of 4.28% and 4.26% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Exide Industries and Ranbaxy Lab with a decrease of 6.02% and 5.55% along with JP Power and Unitech with a decrease of 3.34% and 2.82% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 74.81points at 12,031.12 while the banking sector is up 306.24 points at 12,645.04 and the realty sector is up 11.87 points at 1,360.13.The Indian currency is up 0.65% at Rs 61.50 per dollar. Jan 13, 2014