BSE closes points 138.02 up on July 7

New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 138.02 points up to stand at 26,100.08. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 35.55 points up to stand at 7,787.15. IDFC and Container Corporation Of India Ltd. were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.23% and 6.13% along with Neyveli Lignite and Cadila Health with an increase of 5.71% and 5.58% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include HDIL and BAJFINANCE with a decrease of 3.78% and 3.00% along with HPCL and JSW Steel with a decrease of 2.97% and 2.97% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 110.33 points at 16,206.10 while the banking sector is down 215.73 points at 17,608.80 and the realty sector is down 3.03 points at 2,095.77. The Indian currency is up 0.44% at Rs 59.98 per dollar. Jul 7, 2014

BSE closes points 138.31 up on July 4

New Delhi, July 04 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 138.31 points up to stand at 25,962.06. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 36.80 points up to stand at 7,751.60. Prestige Estates and Bajaj Finance Limited were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.04% and 7.04% along with CESC and Videocon Industries Ltd. with an increase of 5.47% and 5.05% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Bajaj Holdings and ACC with a decrease of 3.29% and 2.67% along with Wockhardt and ABB India Ltd. with a decrease of 2.59% and 2.43% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 9.06 points at 16,102.35 while the banking sector is up 122.71 points at 17,817.95 and the realty sector is up 19.13 points at 2,095.03. The Indian currency is up 0.01% at Rs 59.73 per dollar. Jul 4, 2014

BSE CEO on Bombay Stock Exchange halting trading due to network outage

Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) halted trading on Thursday morning across all of its markets, including shares, currencies and indexes due to a network outage. Speaking on the cause of the outage, its CEO and MD, Ashish Kumar Chauhan said that its technology partners are in the process of analyzing the root cause of the glitch. Jul 3, 2014

Bombay Stock Exchange halts trading due to network outage

Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) halted trading on Thursday morning across all of its markets, including shares, currencies and indexes due to a network outage. Reportedly, all orders placed before the network outage would be cancelled. The exchange operator network service vendor HCL Technologies Ltd was working to resolve the issue. Stock Market Expert, Sunil Shah, said that the authorities are addressing the problem and have assured that trading will start soon. Jul 3, 2014

BSE closes points 324.86 up on July 2

New Delhi, July 02 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 324.86 points up to stand at 25,841.21. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 90.45 points up to stand at 7,725.15. Adani Ports and Castrol India were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.65% and 9.18% along with TTK Prestige and MCX with an increase of 8.59% and 7.85% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. and GMR Infra with a decrease of 3.83% and 2.90% along with Berger Paints and ING Vysya Bank with a decrease of 2.68% and 1.84% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 216.78 points at 15,955.31 while the banking sector is up 185.92 points at 17,744.63 and the realty sector is up 8.20 points at 2,106.77. The Indian currency is up 0.70% at Rs 59.65 per dollar. Jul 2, 2014

BSE closes points 102.57 up on July 1

New Delhi, July 01 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 102.57 points up to stand at 25,516.35. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 23.35 points up to stand at 7,634.70. Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. and Bajaj Holdings were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.01% and 8.94% along with Hindalco Industries Ltd. and Maruti Suzuki with an increase of 6.76% and 6.01% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include CESC and CRISIL with a decrease of 2.87% and 2.60% along with Union Bank and Allahabad Bank with a decrease of 2.45% and 2.38% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 493.63 points at 15,742.92 while the banking sector is up 83.63 points at 17,558.71 and the realty sector is up 21.44 points at 2,098.57. The Indian currency is down 0.13% at Rs 60.09 per dollar. Jul 1, 2014

BSE closes points 313.86 up on June 30

New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 313.86 points up to stand at 25,413.78. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 102.55 points up to stand at 7,611.35. Syndicate Bank and Allahabad Bank were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 11.85% and 8.91% along with CESC and JPPOWER with an increase of 8.69% and 8.62% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include United Spirits and Sobha Developers Ltd. with a decrease of 4.21% and 2.82% along with Bharti Infratel and TV18 Broadcast with a decrease of 2.72% and 2.25% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 41.27 points at 15,239.54 while the banking sector is up 293.34 points at 17,475.08 and the realty sector is up 21.56 points at 2,077.13. The Indian currency is up 0.01% at Rs 60.09 per dollar. Jun 30, 2014

BSE closes points 37.25 up on June 27

New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 37.25 points up to stand at 25,099.92. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 15.60 points up to stand at 7,508.80. Havells India and HDIL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.21% and 6.09% along with Divis Lab and Future Retail with an increase of 5.99% and 5.78% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Indian Hotels and Ashok Leyland with a decrease of 4.83% and 4.62% along with Bharat Electronics Ltd. and National Aluminium Co.Ltd. with a decrease of 3.98% and 3.75% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 82.08 points at 15,198.27 while the banking sector is down 79.98 points at 17,181.74 and the realty sector is up 16.26 points at 2,055.57.The Indian currency is down 0.07% at Rs 60.10 per dollar. Jun 27, 2014

Finance Secretary highlights need to instill confidence in investors to boost economic growth

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Finance Secretary, Arvind Mayaram, on Tuesday laid emphasis on the need to boost investors' confidence to bring the country back on the path of growth and to spur economic expansion to its potential level. India will likely raise the foreign investment limit in government debt soon, as almost all the allocation has already been taken up as overseas buyers pile into the country's financial markets. The finance ministry will decide on the matter after consultations with the Reserve Bank of India and capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India. Mayaram said he is hopeful that the government would take adequate steps to boost overall growth rate. Jun 24, 2014

Air India joins Star Alliance group

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday announced the alliance of Air India with the Star Alliance group. The government expects that the step would help the ailing national carrier come out of its losses. Ending a seven-year-long wait, the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB), at its meeting in London on Monday, gave an endorsement vote to induct Air India into the fold. Jun 24, 2014

BSE closes points 337.58 up on June 24

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 337.58 points up to stand at 25,368.90. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 86.85 points up to stand at 7,580.20. Petronet LNG and Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.73% and 7.58% along with HPCL and Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd. with an increase of 7.10% and 6.97% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include MCX and Piramal Enterprises Ltd. with a decrease of 3.07% and 2.87% along with Marico and Kotak Mah Bank with a decrease of 2.08% and 1.70% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 182.10 points at 15,169.33 while the banking sector is up 261.60 points at 17,534.65 and the realty sector is up 63.62 points at 2,078.65. The Indian currency is down 0.12% at Rs 60.13 per dollar. Jun 24, 2014

BSE closes points 74.19 down on June 23

New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 74.19 points down to stand at 25,031.32. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 18.10 points down to stand at 7,493.35. Indian Bank and Syndicate Bank were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.24% and 6.57% along with Mangalore Refinery and ONGC with an increase of 5.98% and 5.15% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include ITC and United Spirits with a decrease of 5.92% and 4.00% along with Kotak Mahindra Bank and Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. with a decrease of 3.83% and 3.12% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 117.15 points at 14,995.46 while the banking sector is up 76.27 points at 17,273.05 and the realty sector is up 9.01 points at 2,015.63. The Indian currency is down 0.01% at Rs 60.19 per dollar. Jun 23, 2014

BSE closes points 274.94 down on June 18

New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 274.94 points down to stand at 25,246.25. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 73.50 points down to stand at 7,558.20. Bajaj Finance Limited and CRISIL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.16% and 6.43% along with Piramal Enterprises Ltd. and National Aluminium Co. Ltd. with an increase of 4.31% and 4.08% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Prestige Estates and Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. with a decrease of 5.97% and 5.28% along with Unitech and Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd. with a decrease of 5.21% and 5.18% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 191.01 points at 14,936.02 while the banking sector is down 188.81 points at 17,424.01 and the realty sector is down 42.93 points at 2,003.40.The Indian currency is down 0.60% at Rs 60.39 per dollar. Jun 18, 2014

BSE closes points 37.69 down on June 16

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 37.69 points down to stand at 25,190.48. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 8.55 points down to stand at 7,533.55. MCX and Dish TV India were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 5.49% and 5.37% along with Strides Arcolab Ltd. and Reliance Capital Ltd with an increase of 4.97% and 4.49% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include JPINFRATEC and Suzlon Energy with a decrease of 5.65 % and 4.90% along with Federal Bank and Oriental Bank with a decrease of 3.34 % and 3.25 % at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 163.24 points at 15,031.83 while the banking sector is down 89.28 points at 17,220.59 and the realty sector is up 34.00 points at 2,028.75. The Indian currency is down 0.51% at Rs 60.07 per dollar. Jun 16, 2014

Infosys won't be affected even if more top executives exit: NR Narayana Murthy

Bangalore, June 15 (ANI): NR Narayana Murthy while addressing last AGM as the Infosys chairman, said that Infosys has enough senior managers to run the business even if more executives leave, after a spate of staff exits triggered concerns about a leadership vacuum. Murthy played down the departure of at least 11 senior executives since he was brought back from retirement in June last year to help regain market share, saying some of them were low performers. Infosys shareholders are betting on Vishal Sikka, who will take over on August 1 from current CEO SD Shibulal, to turnaround the company by tapping opportunities in new technology areas including cloud computing and mobility. Jun 15, 2014