Up-front commissions drive big collections into closed-end funds

Parvatha Vardhini C, BL Research Bureau

With the Sensex rising 25 per cent in the past year, new equity funds are back in vogue, collect... »

BSE, USE shareholders approve merger

Our Bureau

The shareholders of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and United Stock Exchange (USE) have approved th... »

NSE's online testing, certification programme centre in Kochi

V Sajeev Kumar

The National Stock Exchange is reaching out to students and professionals in Kochi through its N... »

Markets closed for Diwali


The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), forex, money, and all other... »

Three reasons for markets to soar higher by next Muhurat

The market is in good cheer with growth looking up, inflation slowing down and the investment cycle improving. - Paul Noronha

Sudhakar Ramasubramanian

Just a few months ago our economy was in the midst of a vicious cycle of low growth, high inflat... »


SBI MF launches inflation indexed bond fund


SBI Mutual Fund today said it has launched an inflation indexed bond fund (IIBF) offering which... »


Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes


Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices reki... »


Euro zone biz growth helps European shares erase losses


European stocks were flat in choppy trade on Thursday as better-than-expected euro zone business... »

India’s forex reserves up $945.6 mn

Our Bureau

India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased by $945.6 million to $313.68 billion in the week ended October 17. Foreign currency assets, which form a bulk of the reserves, rose $91... »

FMC initiates fresh measures to boost liquidity


Amid a sharp decline in turnover of the commodity exchanges, the Forward Markets Commission has come out with a revised policy to allow traders to take higher position in commodities traded on the... »

Crude oil resumes downslide


Oil prices resumed their downslide in Asian trade today following a sharp rebound the day before as investors wait for more signs of economic growth in Europe, analysts said. US benchmar... »

Strong start to Samvat 2071 as Nifty moves past 8,000

Actor Kajal Aggarwal strikes the gong during Muhurat trading at the BSE on Thursday. PAUL NORONHA

Our Bureau

Positive global cues and decreasing crude oil prices saw stock markets welcome Samvat 2071 (New Year) with the Sensex and the Nifty closing in the green. The NSE Nifty regained the psycho... »

Short supply lifts castorseed

Our Correspondent

On the back of short supply and good demand from international markets, castorseed prices moved up about 2 per cent on the NCDEX. Castor oil also increased sharply. On the Rajkot C... »

Outlook turns bearish for MCX crude oil, natural gas

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

The outlook for the crude oil futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) remains bearish. The contract which is currently trading near ₹5,002/barrel is facing resistance... »

To inject more liquidity, commodity market regulator raises position cap

Our Bureau

Commodity markets regulator Forward Markets Commission (FMC) has decided to allow hedgers, brokers and investors to take higher positions in futures contracts as part of its efforts to ensu... »


Buy gold if it dips to $1,228-30/oz

Gnanasekaar T

Comex gold futures ended lower on Thursday, as better-than-expected euro zone business activity data lifted stock markets from early lows, while the dollar index held near its highest in a week an... »

Gold futures decline in Muhurat trading


Gold fell by 0.73 per cent to Rs 27,513 per ten grams in special Muhurat trading on the Multi Commodity Exchange today as participants booked profits to mark the start of Samvat 2071. Besid... »

China to start direct yuan trading with Singapore dollar next week


China’s interbank foreign exchange market will kick off direct trading between Chinese yuan and Singapore dollar next week, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.»

Euro zone biz growth helps European shares erase losses

London copper edges up after China’s factory data

Crude oil prices extend losses in Asia

Three reasons for markets to soar higher by next Muhurat

Gold retreats from six-week high on strong dollar outlook

BSE inks pact with YES Bank on sharing knowledge on SME listing

India kicks off new-crop soymeal exports at $430-$475/tonne

FTIL shares bounce back after hitting new low

Gold hovers near 6-week high amid China slowdown woes

Debt mutual funds see outflow of Rs Rs 67,318 cr in Sept


Fund managers have shown strong preference for equity schemes over debt as the ‘money market’ category saw a massive outflow of over Rs 67,000 crore in September.In comparison, equity mutua... »

Markets closed for Diwali


The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), forex, money, and all other commodity markets, including oilseeds, spires, metals and cotton will remain closed today on account... »

Wall Street up on strong show by Industrial cos


U.S. stocks surged on Thursday, with major indexes up more than 1 per cent in a broad rally, as strong results from industrial bellwethers reassured investors that corporations continue to fare we... »

Manoeuvres on to drag pepper

GK Nair

The pepper markets on Thursday remained steady on alleged concerted efforts to “talk down the market".Some of the interstate dealers from Jharkhand, Bihar and Rajasthan and others fr... »

How commodity bourses can survive

Shyamal Gupta

In commodity, like any other trading one does not mind paying a transaction fee as long as profits are made. However, once an entity starts making losses, the concern on the high transaction fe... »

Slack buying pounds pulses

Our Correspondent

Barring moong and urad, other pulses and pulse seeds traded low in Indore mandis on slack buying. In private trading, tur (Maharashtra) ruled at ₹5,100, while tur (Madhya Pradesh)... »

Higher freight rates drive sugar up

Our Correspondent

Sugar prices on the Vashi wholesale spot market was up by ₹4-10 for fine variety and ruled unchanged for fair variety. Naka rates were unchanged as it gained ₹10 on rise in freight rates by... »

Sensex begins Samvat 2071 on positive note, up 63 points

Brokers executing orders at the Muhurat trading in Bombay Stock Exchange on Thursday. - Paul Noronha


The first trading session of Samvat 2071 concluded on a positive note today with the BSE Sensex rising over 63 points and the NSE Nifty regaining the 8,000-mark, extending gains for the fifth stra... »

SBI MF launches inflation indexed bond fund


SBI Mutual Fund today said it has launched an inflation indexed bond fund (IIBF) offering which is aimed at investors with low to medium risk profile looking at a hedge against price rise.U... »

Brent crude stabilises below $85 on industry data, US inventories


Brent crude oil stabilised below $85 a barrel on Thursday as strong European and Chinese data offset a slide triggered by a higher-than-expected build in US crude stocks. European industr... »

Euronext introduces new quality criteria for wheat futures

Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes

Gold steadies above $1,240 as Asian equities slide

Strong earnings by tech companies lift Wall Street

SEBI to sell shares held by 9 entities to recover Rs 4 crore

Stock brokers can take proprietary positions in FX derivatives: SEBI

Sterling drops after BoE minutes show policymakers' reluctance to hike rates

DLF shares fall over 4% as SAT adjourns hearing against SEBI order


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