Dec 15 Indian shares ended higher on Friday, led by banks, as early surveys forecast a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in the key Gujarat state elections.
** Shares of HDFC Bank Ltd rise as much as 2.7 pct to a record high of 1,888 rupees
Dec 15 India's stock markets rose on Friday driven by strong gains in financials, with risk appetite up after early forecasts about the result of a key state election indicated a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Dec 14 Indian shares rose on Thursday, rebounding from two days of losses, after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates but kept its outlook unchanged, although caution lingered ahead of the release of exit polls from elections in the state of Gujarat.
Dec 14 Indian shares fell on Thursday, as investors waited for early forecasts on the winner of a key state election, with sentiment also muted as inflation ticked higher and industrial output weakened.
Dec 13 Indian shares ended lower on Wednesday, with banks among the biggest laggards after unexpectedly high consumer inflation in November raised fears the central bank could hike interest rates sooner than expected.
** Shares of J K Cement Ltd rise as much as 8.4 pct, Shree Cement Ltd gains 7 pct and JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd climbs 5.4 pct
** Shares of Punj Lloyd Ltd rise as much as 13.6 pct to 23.4 rupees, their highest since Nov. 3
Dec 12 Indian shares fell on Tuesday, snapping three straight sessions of gains, as oil marketers slid after brent crude jumped to over two-year highs, and as banking stocks declined following three consecutive sessions of rises.
Dec 12 Indian shares edged down on Tuesday on investor caution higher global crude oil prices would stoke inflation and impact future interest rate decisions by the country's central bank, with oil marketers and bank stocks weighing on the broader NSE index.
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MUMBAI The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was not ready for launch, several people who worked on the project said.