Feb 23 India's BSE index rose to a 5-1/2-month high on Thursday, heading for a sixth consecutive session of gains with IT stocks leading the rally, while Bharti Airtel hit an 18-month high on its plan to buy Telenor India.
Feb 22 Indian shares hit their highest in more than five months on Wednesday as Reliance Industries ended at a near 9-year high after investors welcomed plans by its telecom unit to start charging customers for services.
** Shares of IT services provider Infosys fall as much as 2.6 pct to 987 rupees
** Shares of India's business process outsourcing company, HOV Services Ltd, rise as much as 18.8 pct to their highest since Nov. 19, 2007
Feb 22 Indian shares rose on Wednesday as Reliance Industries climbed to a near 8-year high after investors welcomed plans by its telecom unit to start charging customers for services.
** Shares of Castrol India fall as much as 2.7 pct to 421.5 rupees
** Shares of Bharat Electronics Ltd fall as much as 3.2 pct to 1,510 rupees
Feb 21 Indian shares closed at their highest level since September as Axis Bank surged on a media report it would become the target of a takeover, although telecom firms fell after Reliance Jio Infocomm unveiled a sharply discounted tariff plan.
Feb 21 Indian shares hovered around five-month highs on Tuesday with telecoms declining ahead of an announcement by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd while IT stocks extended gains following a share buyback plan by Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
All Indian Indices
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||23 Feb 2017||28,892.97||+28.26||+0.10%|
|.NSEI||NIFTY50||23 Feb 2017||8,939.50||+12.60||+0.14%|
|.BSEOIL||BSE Oil & Gas||23 Feb 2017||13,624.39||-35.37||-0.26%|
|.BSEMET||BSE Metals||23 Feb 2017||11,875.20||+46.45||+0.39%|
|.BSECG||BSE Capital Goods||23 Feb 2017||15,336.73||+44.12||+0.29%|
|.BSEBANK||BSE Banking||23 Feb 2017||23,825.17||+17.65||+0.07%|
|.BSEREAL||BSE Realty||23 Feb 2017||1,476.52||+11.47||+0.78%|
|.BSEAUTO||BSE Auto||23 Feb 2017||21,753.86||-13.99||-0.06%|
|.BSEPOWER||BSE Power||23 Feb 2017||2,204.83||-15.15||-0.68%|
NEW DELHI India has stepped up its lobbying effort against moves in the U. S. Congress to impose curbs on visas for skilled workers that threaten the South Asian nation's tech sector, which employs more than 3.5 million people.