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India exposure to US securities crosses $123 bn

Among the BRIC nations, India has the third highest holdings of US government securities after China and Brazil
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In opening deals the FTSE 100 was up just 3 points at 7,155.3 - having slipped 47 points yesterday as the pound climbed against the US dollar.
Shares of FMCG major HUL fell over 2 per cent as the company’s third quarter earnings failed to cheer investors. After a weak opening, shares of the company further went down by 2.34 per cent to Rs..
Shares of IT firm Cyient, formerly known as Infotech Enterprises, gained nearly 6 per cent after the company said its subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent equity in th
Interview with Mixo Das, Southeast Asia equity strategist, Nomura
Gold prices eased as the dollar recovered from seven-week lows on Tuesday, sliding after the yellow metal hit two-month highs earlier in the session amid signs that US President Donald Trump would ad
Nifty50 maintained its crucial 8,400 level led by gains in banking, metal and pharma sectoral indices
Shares rose for a second consecutive session on Tuesday, as banking shares such as HDFC Bank gained ahead of results later in the day, while sentiment got a boost on optimism ahead of the annual budg
Hindustan Zinc, Power Grid, Caplin Point, CCL Products, EID Parry and Vakrangee are among 10 stocks from Nifty 500 index hit record highs.
The government's drive to bring transparency to bullion trading, along with the rise of branded gold jewellery, could help major retailers raise their share of the world's second-biggest gold market
Nifty 50 January futures (8,438) The Nifty 50 futures contract opened with a gap-up at 8,421 and rose to an intraday high of 8,450. However, it is currently coming-off from the day’s high. Immediat..
Benchmark indices retained morning gains with the Nifty holding 8400 level ahead of expiry of January derivative contracts tomorrow and Union Budget that will be presented on February 1.
The stock rallied 6% to Rs 712, its highest level since January 2008 on the BSE.
The dollar struggled in Asia on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump's focus on protectionism ahead of fiscal stimulus fuelled suspicions his administration might be content to gain a competitive adv
Bar and coin investment is expected to be 250-300 tonnes by 2020: WGC
The benchmark Sensex advanced by over 100 points in late morning trade today, building on yesterday’s recovery, as investors and domestic institutions widened their bets amid mixed global cues. Th...
BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices mirrored the gains in headline indices and rose 0.4%, and 0.3%, respectively
The stock was down 4% at Rs 1,713, recovering 12% from its intra-day's low of Rs 1,527 on the BSE
BHEL, Adani Ports, Coal India, LT and HDFC are top gainers while HUL, Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Wipro and ITC are losers in the Sensex.
Post demonetisation, expectations of measures to boost demand are high: Gautam Chhaochharia
Post demonetisation, expectations of measures to boost demand are high: Gautam Chhaochharia
The benchmark Sensex advanced by over 100 points in morning trade today, building on yesterday’s recovery, as investors and domestic institutions widened their bets amid mixed global cues. The Nif...
Gold prices were steady on Tuesday as the dollar remained under pressure on signs that United States President Donald Trump would adopt a protectionist stance on trade. Spot gold was mostly unchan...
The stock up 6% to Rs 493 after the company announced acquisition of US-based Certon Software Inc., in an all cash transaction
Trump formally withdraws America from TPP trade pact
HDFC, Tata Motors and LT were top three contributors to Sensex's gains, up over a percent whereas Infosys, HUL (after disappointing volume growth) and Bharti Airtel (ahead of earnings) fell 1-1.5 pe
Betting on high-risk debt, investing in an MF with high credit risk can hurt in current environment
The stock was down 4% to Rs 367 on the BSE in early morning trade.
The Sensex opened 53.54 points higher at 27,170.88 on Tuesday. At about 9.20 am, the 30-share barometer rose 80.35 points or 0.30 per cent at 27,197.69. Similarly, the NSE Nifty was higher by 23.40 p
BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices mirrored the gains in headline indices and rose 0.4%, and 0.3%, respectively
The dollar wallowed near seven-week lows in early Asian trade on Tuesday, pressured by concerns about the impact of US President Donald Trump's protectionist trade stance. The dollar index, which ...
GAIL, Adani Ports, HDFC Bank, LT and SBI are top gainers while Bharti, HUL, Infosys, Asian Painrs and Wipro are losers in the Sensex. HCL Technologies is down 2 percent after it posted Q3 results.
Oil climbed on Tuesday as a weaker US dollar and production cuts announced by OPEC and other producers buoyed the market, but an increase in drilling activity in the United States is likely to keep a
Dollar hits seven-week low, gold touches 2-month high
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