Covid impact: Stock markets crash

Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted over 1,400 points in early trade today, tracking losses in index-heavyweights HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries as spiking Covid-19 cases in the country spooked investors amid negative cues from global markets. Continue Reading

Stock markets on a high: Sensex surges over 1,300 points

Indian stocks markets extended the Friday’s rally today by moving sharply higher in early trade. The Sensex as much as 1,331 points to 39,346 at day’s high, adding to Friday’s mammoth 1,921-point rally. The Nifty also rose to 11,666 at day’s high today. Continue Reading

Kashmir Crisis: Indian equities, rupee slump

Indian equity markets and the rupee fell on Monday amid political uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir. At 10 am, the benchmark equity index Sensex slumped 1.7 per cent or 621 points to 36,497.33, while Nifty declined 1.8 per cent or 194 points to 10,803.90 points. Continue Reading