Aug 27 - Indian shares gained 2 percent on Thursday, their biggest single-day percentage gain in seven-and-a-half months, as upbeat global equity markets sparked a wave of bargain-hunting ahead of the expiry of derivative contracts.
GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Asian stocks rose on Thursday as a sharp rebound on Wall Street helped soothe investors' tattered nerves, while the dollar rallied as risk aversion eased. * The yen nursed broad losses early on Thursday as demand for the safe-haven currency dropped after an abrupt turnaround in risk appetite saw Wall Street post its biggest one-day gain in four years. * Brent crude climbed by more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on an unexpected fall in U.S. crude inventories
MUMBAI, Aug 27 - Indian stocks gained more than 2 percent on Thursday, heading for their biggest daily gains in two weeks, as upbeat global equity markets sparked a wave of bargain-hunting ahead of the expiry of derivative contracts at the end of the session.
Aug 27 - Indian shares rose more than 1 percent on Thursday, heading for their biggest single-day gain in nearly two weeks, as a sharp rebound on Wall Street last night eased fears of a protracted global market rout.
** Indian central bank says FII limit in Hathway Cable increased to 74 pct from 49 pct
** Cairn India rises as much as 8.1 pct; builds on gains of previous two sessions
** Sees downside risks to earnings driven by heady valuations, moderate domestic demand and dissipating FX tailwinds
NEW YORK - Wall Street racked up its biggest one-day gain in four years on Wednesday as fears about China's economy gave way to bargain hunters emboldened by expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve might not raise interest rates next month.
Aug 26 - Indian stocks ended over 1 percent lower on Wednesday, giving up gains from the previous session as wary investors shied away from risky bets on fears that a rate cut in China was not enough to stabilise its slowing economy or halt a collapse in stocks.
Aug 26 - Indian shares saw volatile trade on Wednesday as wary investors shied away from risky bets on fears that a rate cut in China was not enough to stabilise its slowing economy or halt a collapse in stocks.
All Indian Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.BSESN||BSE Sensex||27 Aug 2015||26,231.19||+516.53||+2.01%|
|.NSEI||Nifty||27 Aug 2015||7,948.95||+157.10||+2.02%|
|.BSEOIL||BSE Oil & Gas||27 Aug 2015||8,773.56||+241.36||+2.83%|
|.BSEMET||BSE Metals||27 Aug 2015||7,345.07||+182.67||+2.55%|
|.BSECG||BSE Capital Goods||27 Aug 2015||16,293.55||+224.15||+1.39%|
|.BSEBANK||BSE Banking||27 Aug 2015||19,749.57||+354.62||+1.83%|
|.BSEREAL||BSE Realty||27 Aug 2015||1,284.00||+49.62||+4.02%|
|.BSEAUTO||BSE Auto||27 Aug 2015||17,823.79||+144.69||+0.82%|
|.BSEPOWER||BSE Power||27 Aug 2015||1,853.25||+23.91||+1.31%|
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MUMBAI - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) plans to overhaul the corporate debt market by pushing all issuance onto an electronic platform as early as November, sources with direct knowledge of the plan told Reuters, in a bid to boost market activity.