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July 19 (Reuters) – GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange (SES: S68.SI – news) up 0.08 percent and the MSCI (NYSE: MSCI – news) -Asia Pacific index excluding Japan is 0.25 percent lower. * Japanese shares skidded from a two-month peak on Friday in a sudden reversal, sparked by profit-taking ahead Read More

Indian (SENSEX) stock-index futures gained, signaling benchmark indexes may climb for a second day. SGX CNX Nifty Index futures for July delivery rose 0.3 percent to 5,990 at 9:52 a.m. in Singapore. The underlying CNX Nifty (NIFTY) Index advanced 0.3 percent to 5,973.30 yesterday. The S&P BSE Sensex added 0.5 percent. The Bank of New Read More

Indian (SENSEX) stocks rebounded from the biggest decline in two weeks after the government approved plans to liberalize foreign investment rules to boost growth. The S&P BSE Sensex advanced 0.4 percent to 19,926.55 at 9:29 a.m. in Mumbai, after falling the most since July 3 yesterday. Engineering company Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (LT) advanced 1.3 Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange (SES: S68.SI – news) up 0.25 percent and the MSCI (NYSE: MSCI – news) -Asia Pacific index excluding Japan is 0.27 percent higher. * Asian shares inched higher on Wednesday, while the dollar held a three-week low on expectations Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will Read More

July 16 (Reuters) – GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange (SES: S68.SI – news) down 1.6 percent, while the MSCI (NYSE: MSCI – news) -Asia Pacific index excluding Japan is 0.18 percent higher. * Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, taking their cue from U.S. shares after weaker-than-forecast retail sales growth Read More

Indian (SENSEX) stock-index futures dropped after the Reserve Bank of India raised two interest rates yesterday, stepping up efforts to aid the rupee after its plunge to a record low. SGX CNX Nifty Index futures for July delivery slumped 1.5 percent to 5,937 at 10:17 a.m. in Singapore. The underlying CNX Nifty (NIFTY) Index gained Read More

Indian (SENSEX) stock-index futures were little changed after official reports showed the nation’s industrial output contracted unexpectedly in May and inflation accelerated in June. SGX CNX Nifty Index futures for July delivery fell less than 0.1 percent to 6,017 at 9:15 a.m. in Singapore. The underlying CNX Nifty (NIFTY) Index on the National Stock Exchange Read More

Modi’s ‘puppy’ comment triggers uproar, parties slam him SP, CPI(M), CPI, JD(U) created an uproar today on certain comments made by Modi on Gujarat riots I am a Hindu nationalist, born Hindu: Modi