Gainers & Losers
NEW DELHI - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favours a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signalled it will not ease policy until it is confident of lower inflation.
BANGALORE - India's economy will likely grow at its fastest pace in two years in the current fiscal year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi implements reforms to attract investment, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday.
NEW YORK - Global equity markets rose on Friday after strong corporate results from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and reduced concerns over the possible spread of Ebola boosted U.S. shares and kept safe-haven U.S. Treasuries prices stable.
SINGAPORE - Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday.
SHANGHAI - Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON - Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.
MUMBAI - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's India unit said it had appointed company veteran Murali Lanka to the newly created position of chief operations officer to lead store operations and business development in the world's second most populous country.
All Indian Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.BSESN||BSE Sensex||17 Oct 2014||26,108.53||+109.19||+0.42%|
|.NSEI||Nifty||16 Oct 2014||7,748.20||-115.80||-1.47%|
|.CNXMDCP||CNX Midcap Index - NSE||16 Oct 2014||10,983.70||-286.00||-2.54%|
|.CRSLDX||S&P CNX 500 Index - NSE||16 Oct 2014||6,225.30||-114.60||-1.81%|
|.NSMIDCP||Nifty Jr||16 Oct 2014||16,365.15||-471.90||-2.80%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||20 Oct 2014||841.98||+10.32||+1.24%|