The Sensex and the Nifty ended higher on Friday, posting their biggest yearly gain in three, as strong foreign fund inflows, hopes of an improving economy and higher corporate earnings boosted investor confidence.
"Focus on upcoming Union Budget and government's reforms will direct investors to turn sector/stock specific".
Powerball jackpot at $384M for Saturday drawing
The Mega Millions drawing is televised every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. on select lottery draw stations. More than $640 million is still up for grabs in the nation's two biggest lotteries, CBS Boston reports .
Indian stock markets are likely to start Thursday's session on a higher note with the SGX Nifty on Singapore Exchange trading up 30.50 points at 10,524.
Mumbai: The BSE Sensex opened higher on Friday against the previous session's closing. In four days, shares of the company have zoomed 122 per cent adding Rs5,506.76 crore to its market capitalisation. The shares of M&M, PowerGrid, Sun Pharma rose, whereas the shares of Hero MotoCorp and Adani Ports fell.
Star Wars A New Hope Actor Alfie Curtis Passes Away
You had the death sentence on twelve systems but you'll forever live on in our nightmares and our hearts", one person tweeted . Hoards of fans have taken to Twitter to mourn the actor's death. "His "I don't like you either" line was absolute perfection.
Sector-wise, the rally was driven by telecom (up 1.63 per cent), power (1.46 per cent), teck (1.24 per cent), IT (1.20 per cent), auto (1.16 per cent), FMCG (0.85 per cent), consumer durables (0.85 per cent), infrastructure (0.83 per cent), capital goods (0.51 per cent), realty (0.46 per cent), bankex (0.36 per cent) and healthcare (0.18 per cent). However, the returns are lower than Hang Seng, which has gained 33 per cent.
Aarti Industries announced that they have signed a Rs10,000cr multi-year exclusive supply contract with a leading global chemical conglomerate.
While the S&P BSE Mid-cap index saw gains of 48 per cent, the small cap index rose 58 per cent. European markets were down in early trade with Paris CAC 40 falling 0.11 per cent, while Frankfurt's DAX shed 0.29 per cent. London's FTSE rose 0.27 per cent.
OH teens now charged with murder after sandbag overpass death
The four teens, ages 13 and 14, were allegedly seen leaving the area of the overpass after the incident, police said. The teens entered a denial to the murder charges when they appeared in court Wednesday, The Toledo Blade reported .