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.
** Shares of Ambuja Cement fall as much as 2.8 pct to 232.75 rupees, posting biggest intraday percentage drop since Dec. 12
Feb 20 Indian shares rose around 0.7 percent on Monday, erasing earlier losses to hit their highest close since September as IT stocks rallied after Tata Consultancy Services announced a share buyback at a substantial premium.
** Shares of Marksans Pharma Ltd jump as much as 20 pct to their highest since Nov 11, 2016
Feb 20 Indian shares gained slightly on Monday as a rally in telecom shares was offset by profit-booking, a session after indexes hit their highest since September.
** Idea Cellular's shares gain as much as 5.5 pct to 111.75 rupees, posting their biggest intraday pct gain in over two weeks
** Lloyd Electric and Engineering shares fall as much as 15.1 pct to 278.00 rupees, posting their biggest intraday pct drop since Nov. 9
Feb 17 Indian shares closed at their highest in nearly five months on Friday, posting their fourth consecutive weekly gain, driven higher by financial stocks such as HDFC Bank , which hit a record intraday high.
Feb 17 Indian shares rose about 1.5 percent on Friday, heading for their fourth straight weekly gain, driven by financials after the central bank allowed foreign investors to resume buying in HDFC Bank Ltd.
All Indian Indices
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||21 Feb 2017||28,761.59||+100.01||+0.35%|
|.NSEI||NIFTY50||21 Feb 2017||8,907.85||--||--%|
|.BSEOIL||BSE Oil & Gas||21 Feb 2017||13,421.67||--||--%|
|.BSEMET||BSE Metals||21 Feb 2017||11,888.85||--||--%|
|.BSECG||BSE Capital Goods||21 Feb 2017||15,381.87||--||--%|
|.BSEBANK||BSE Banking||21 Feb 2017||23,751.15||--||--%|
|.BSEREAL||BSE Realty||21 Feb 2017||1,467.82||--||--%|
|.BSEAUTO||BSE Auto||21 Feb 2017||21,779.75||--||--%|
|.BSEPOWER||BSE Power||21 Feb 2017||2,248.70||--||--%|
NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the United States on Tuesday to keep an open mind on admitting skilled Indian workers, in comments that pushed back against Republican President Donald Trump's "America First" rhetoric on jobs.