Gainers & Losers
NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing in the country, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
NEW DELHI - India's space agency successfully tested on Thursday its most powerful satellite launch vehicle that can put heavier payloads into space, and, it hopes, win India a bigger slice of the $300 billion global space industry.
BSE Sensex and Nifty extend gains, up 1.5 percent each. Unwinding of short positions in index futures helps.
SYDNEY - Asian share markets rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus.
SINGAPORE - Brent crude held steady above $61 a barrel on Thursday, bringing a sharp drop in prices to a temporary halt as companies are forced to cut upstream investments around the world.
ZURICH - The Swiss National Bank said on Thursday it would impose negative interest rates on cash held by other banks at the central bank, seeking to discourage safe-haven buying by investors anxious about the crisis in Russia and oil's slide.
SINGAPORE - Gold climbed 1 percent to trade above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would take a "patient" approach in deciding when to raise interest rates even as the U.S. economy strengthens.
All Indian Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.BSESN||BSE Sensex||2:52pm IST||27,138.06||+427.93||+1.60%|
|.CNXMDCP||CNX Midcap Index - NSE||2:52pm IST||12,129.85||+352.05||+2.99%|
|.CRSLDX||S&P CNX 500 Index - NSE||2:52pm IST||6,626.50||+133.60||+2.06%|
|.NSMIDCP||Nifty Jr||2:52pm IST||18,096.45||+583.70||+3.33%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:36pm IST||880.86||+16.82||+1.95%|