Business and Economy

Thursday, June 21, 2018Key Indian equity indices open in green

Mumbai, June 21: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,547.33 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 35,644.05 points.

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 35,631.42 points, up by 84.09 points, or 0.24 per cent.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51


Tuesday, June 19, 2018Domestic equity indices decline, auto stocks fall

Mumbai, June 19: The key Indian equity indices traded in the red during the morning session on Tuesday as heavy selling took place in automobile, IT and banking stocks.

At 9.40 a.m., the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), traded lower by 110.61 points or 0.31 per cent.

Similarly, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded in the red. It was down 42.85 points or 0.4


Monday, June 18, 2018Silver slips on low demand; gold steady

New Delhi, Jun 18: Silver weakened by Rs 160 to Rs 41,190 per kg at the bullion market today owing to reduced offtake by consuming industries, while gold held steady on scattered deals.

Traders attributed the slide in silver to easing demand from industrial units and coin makers at the local spot market.

However, gold ruled flat at Rs 31,800 per ten gram in scattered deals despite slightly


Monday, June 18, 2018Key Indian equity indices open flat

Mumbai, June 18: The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened on a flat note.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 17.56 points or 0.05 per cent lower soon after opening.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 7.60 points or 0.07 per cent lower at 10,810.10 points.

The Sensex of the BSE, which opened atA35,698.43 points, was trading


Saturday, June 16, 2018Petrol prices unchanged after 8 paise fall on Friday

New Delhi, June 16: Petrol prices across the four metros were stable on Saturday. In the national capital, the fuel was sold at an unchanged price of Rs 76.35 per litre.

In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai too, prices were stable at Rs 79.02, Rs 84.18 and Rs 79.24 per litre respectively.

On Friday, petrol prices fell by eight paise in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai and by nine paise in Chennai.



Friday, June 15, 2018Modi greets nation on Raja Parba

New Delhi, June 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the festival of Raja Parba which is celebrated in Odisha.

"On the special festival of Raja Parba, my greetings to the people of Odisha. May this festival enhance the spirit of joy in our society," Modi tweeted.

Falling in mid-June, the three-day festival is celebrated across the state with great pomp and joy wh


Friday, June 15, 2018Key equity indices open flat

Mumbai, June 15: The key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Friday.

At 9.30 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 10,816.90 points, up 8.85 points or 0.08 per cent from the previous close of 10,808.05 points.

Similarly, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had opened at 35,656.26 points, traded at 35,604.63 points (9.