A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 117 points higher in late afternoon trade Wednesday led by robust buying in metal, IT and auto stocks and positive global cues.
A benchmark index for Indian equities markets moved 111 points up in Wednesday's trade a day after the Lok Sabha approving the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill and the Reserve Bank's statement that it may consider cutting key rates next month. Auto, metal and healthcare stocks were among those that rallied.
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed 56.15 points down, ending six days of gains. Capital goods, healthcare, bank and oil and gas stocks declined.
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed 56 points higher as automobiles, consumer durables and metals stocks gained.
With the government unable to store a bumper crop for the third year in a row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appointed a panel headed by C Rangarajan, Chief of his Economic Advisory Council, to suggest how it can distribute the additional grain to the needy.