Saturday, Apr 4 2020 | Time 08:29 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Dortmund stadium converted into COVID-19 testing center
  • 180 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland
  • COVID-19: FIFA Working Group says all June's int'l matches should be postponed
  • Saudi foreign ministry refutes rumors that Riyadh wants to destroy shale oil market
  • COVID-19: Trump says CDC advises cloth masks, but he won't wear one
  • US to allow energy producers to store surplus oil to sell Later - Trump
  • Trump opposes delaying 2020 Presidential election due to Coronavirus
  • New Zealand confirms 82 new COVID-19 cases
  • Neymar donates 1 million dollar to curb coronavirus
  • Head of World Athletics hopes COVID-19 can be contained before autumn
  • US performs record 1 4 Million COVID-19 tests - Pence
  • Trump says America oil executive did not request bailouts, discussed tariffs
  • COVID-19: UN chief reiterates appeal for global ceasefire
  • Canadian military deploying to Quebec to assist with COVID-19 containment - Statement
  • Pentagon exploring using US Navy hospital ship to treat COVID-19 patients - Official
Business Economy


Sensex down 143.30 pts

Sensex down 143.30 pts

Mumbai, Feb 27 (UNI) Extending losses for the fifth straight session, the BSE Sensex on Thursday slipped by 143.30 points to settle at 39,745.66 as heavy selling was witnessed in Energy, IT, Realty, Power and Oil and Gas stocks.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) too eased by 45.20 points to 11,633.30. The Nifty registered days high and low at 11,633.85 and 11,536.70 points respectively.

Further, expiry of futures & options (F&O) contracts for February series, too, added volatility to the stocks.

High volatility was seen during the day, though the day opened on a positive note at 39,947.80, it nosedived nearly 465 points to 39,423.27 days low, in late trade it slightly improved from day low and settled at 39,745.66, sliding by 143.30 points from its last close.

The sectoral indices like Energy, IT, Auto, Power, Realty and Technology kept the market under pressure for today also. The scrips include ONGC, HCL Tech, M & M, SBI and IndusInd Bank were dropped during the day.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index fell 0.65 per cent to close the session at 15,072 while the S&P BSE SmallCap index lost 120 points or 0.83 per cent to close at 14,209.

Market breadth were tilted in favour of declines as out of 2,589 companies traded on the BSE, 1,578 declined and 849 advanced while 162 remained unchanged.

The market was remained negative today as oil prices fell and US Treasuries rallied into record territory as more signs of the global spread of the coronavirus heightened fears of a pandemic.

More UNI NV JW1702

More News

Encores India Operation Donates INR 50 Lakhs to Haryana Corona Relief Fund

03 Apr 2020 | 9:55 PM

GURUGRAM, India, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Midland Credit Management (MCM), an Encore Capital Group company, is counted among India's Best Workplaces in IT & IT-Business Process Management (BPM) 2019, as per the GPTW survey. As a responsible corporate citizen, the company believes in cultivating a culture anchored around its people, consumers and community.

see more..

Freedom Oil Contributes Rs 50 Lakhs to COVID-19 PM CARES Fund

03 Apr 2020 | 8:55 PM

- Partners with Government of Andhra Pradesh to distribute edible oil worth Rs.42 Lakhs to the needy in the state
HYDERABAD, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gemini Edibles & Fats India Pvt Ltd (GEF India) the makers of Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils today contributed a sum of Rs. 50 Lakhs to the PM CARES Fund to support the relief and safety measures being undertaken by the Government in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The company also partnered with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to distribute the essential commodity - edible oil worth Rs. 42 Lakhs to the underprivileged near the GEF refineries in Andhra Pradesh.

see more..
Sensex falls 674 36 pts

Sensex falls 674 36 pts

03 Apr 2020 | 8:48 PM

Mumbai, Apr 3 (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Friday tanked further 674.36 pts to settle at 27,590.95 on heavy selling in finance, bankex, IT and metal stocks amid negative global cues.

see more..

UPPCL to go for load shedding on Apr 5, from 8 PM to prevent Grid from collapsing

03 Apr 2020 | 8:48 PM

Lucknow Apr 3(UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the people to switch off lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on April 5, has prompted the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) to order for load shedding across the state to prevent the power grid from collapsing due to sudden drop in demand for electricity.

see more..

Courses Continue Virtually for Students at Vogue Institute of Art and Design During Lockdown

03 Apr 2020 | 7:29 PM

BANGALORE, Apr 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Even after the lockdown to fight coronavirus, the students at Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses through virtual classes. From interior designing to fashion designing, visual arts to jewellery designing, the institute has begun conducting live classes for its students.

see more..
image