Gainers & Losers
MUMBAI - State Bank of India , the country's largest lender, may offer employee share options, recruit specialists and promote faster - radical changes that promise to shake up a bloated, debt-heavy sector.
REUTERS - Companies struggled in China and much of the rest of Asia in March amid persistently weak domestic and global demand, suggesting that policymakers may have to resort to more stimulus to spur growth.
MUMBAI - Shares in HCL Technologies fell more than 4.1 percent on Wednesday, heading towards its steepest daily fall since October 2014, after the company said a stronger dollar would hurt its January-March revenue by 280 basis points.
DUBAI - HSBC Bank Oman has completed the sale of its Indian assets to Doha Bank, the affiliate of HSBC Holdings said in a statement on Wednesday.
MUMBAI - Mid-size construction company Dilip Buildcon has filed a draft prospectus with the capital markets regulator for a "nearly $100 million" initial public offer on Tuesday, two sources directly involved in the process told Reuters.
NEW DELHI - Essar Oil will defer planned maintenance at its Vadinar refinery in western Gujarat state by about two months to July-August, trade sources said on Wednesday.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI - Surveys of China's factory and services sectors showed stubborn weakness in the world's second-biggest economy in March, adding to bets that Beijing will have to roll out more policy support to avert a sharper slowdown.
All Indian Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.BSESN||BSE Sensex||1:17pm IST||28,046.30||+88.81||+0.32%|
|.CNXMDCP||CNX Midcap Index - NSE||1:16pm IST||13,083.05||+81.80||+0.63%|
|.CRSLDX||S&P CNX 500 Index - NSE||1:16pm IST||7,007.20||+29.05||+0.42%|
|.NSMIDCP||Nifty Jr||1:17pm IST||19,520.20||+78.50||+0.40%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||1:00pm IST||944.90||+4.44||+0.47%|