Market Watch

  • Indian stock markets rose nearly 2 percent to their highest level in nearly 11 months on Monday, tracking a rally in global markets after strong U.S. monthly jobs data reassured investors about the health of the world's largest economy.
     
    The U.S. economy added 287,000 jobs last month, the highest total in eight months, smashing the consensus forecast of 175,000.
     
    Investors now focus on corporate earnings, which they expect to be largely positive, for further direction. Blue chips Tata Consultancy Services Ltd a

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  • Indian shares swung between gains and losses on Thursday as markets took a breather after recent gains, but worries over global economic growth stagnation continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
     
    Indian shares had rallied for six out of seven sessions as of Tuesday despite Britain's vote to leave the European Union last month, given the optimism about the domestic economy and on expectations global central banks will expand their monetary easing.
     
    But concerns about instability in the EU remain, and market ex

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  • Benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty advanced for sixth consecutive trading session on Monday on account of buying in frontline blue chip counters. Market sentiments remained strong due to firm rupee, progress of monsoons and strong global cues.
     
    The Nifty ended up 0.51 percent at 8,370.70, after rising nearly 3 percent in the past five sessions. It hit its highest level since Aug. 20, 2015 earlier in the session.
     
    The Sensex closed 0.49 percent higher at 27,278.76, after rising as much as 0.89 percent earlie

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  • India's broader Nifty hit its highest level in more than 10 months on Friday and its biggest weekly gain in five as expectations of a good monsoon and economic reform hopes continued to support auto and consumer goods stocks.
     
    The NSE index ended up 0.49 percent at 8,328.35, after earlier rising as much as 0.83 percent to its highest since Aug. 20, 2015.
     
    The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.54 percent at 27,144.91, after earlier touching its highest since Oct. 27, 2015.
     
    For

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  • Indian shares closed higher on Thursday, erasing their losses suffered on Friday after Britons unexpectedly voted to exit the European Union, as investors focused on improving prospects of the domestic economy.
     
    Hopes of a good monsoon and a recovery in earnings have boosted the market, with the broader NSE Nifty surging more than 7 percent in the April-June quarter, its strongest since April-June 2014 and its first quarterly gain in five.
     
    The Nifty ended 1.02 percent higher at 8,287.75, while the benchmark BSE Se

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