October 2014

Indian stock-index futures gained after the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex (SENSEX) index advanced to an all-time high yesterday. SGX CNX Nifty Index futures for October delivery rose 0.8 percent to 8,256 at 9:51 a.m. in Singapore. The underlying CNX Nifty Index (NIFTY) added 1 percent to 8,169.20 yesterday, the highest level since Sept. 8. The Read More

India’s benchmark stock index rose to a five-week high as metalmakers and auto companies increased amid speculation the central bank may lower interest rates as a drop in oil prices cools inflation. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (HNDL), the second-biggest aluminum maker, was the best performer on the S&P BSE Sensex (SENSEX), while Tata Steel Ltd. rallied Read More

Indian Indices: The key domestic benchmarks are tipped to open higher today tracking a firm trend in fellow Asian stocks and a strong closing at Wall Street overnight as a string of better than expected US corporate earnings infused optimism over the health of the world’s biggest economy. SGX Nifty is trading at 42.50 Read More

SGX Nifty futures point to a higher open on Tuesday, although gains may be capped amid lackluster global cues. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty erased early gains to end down less than half a percent each on Monday as investors locked in some profits after a five-day rally, awaiting cues from the U.S. Federal Read More

India’s benchmark stock-index rose, led by lenders and industrials, amid speculation Prime Minister Narendra Modi will accelerate policy changes to boost growth. ICICI Bank Ltd. (ICICIBC) rose to a record. Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (LT), the nation’s biggest engineering company, climbed to a six-week high. Indian Hotels Co., owner of the Taj brand of luxury Read More

Indian Indices: The key domestic benchmarks are likely to open higher today tracking a mixed trend in Asian stocks as caution persisted ahead of the start of the two-day policy meet of the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday with the central bank tipped to exit its monthly bond buying program. SGX Nifty is trading Read More

Indian Indices: The key domestic benchmarks are likely to open higher today as traders return to their desks for the first time in three sessions. SGX Nifty is trading 32.50 points higher. Q2 earnings from companies such as Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, HUL, Lupin, Sesa Sterlite, ACC and Ambuja Cements will Read More

India’s benchmark stock index rose to a one-month high as industrials climbed amid optimism Prime Minister Narendra Modi will accelerate policy changes aimed at spurring Asia’s third-largest economy. Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), India’s biggest maker of power equipments, jumped to a three-month high. State Bank of India rallied to its highest level since Sept. Read More

With trading up on Nifty futures in the Singapore Exchange (SGX Nifty), translating to a significant loss in the market share for the National Stock Exchange (NSE), a standing council of experts was constituted by the government in 2013 to suggest measures for enhancing the competitiveness of Indian stock markets. While Read More

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