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Asian markets tumble after Fed boss Jerome Powell warns of more interest rate hikes
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Asian markets tumble after Fed boss Jerome Powell warns of more interest rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Powell said his priority was bringing inflation down from four-decade highs, even at the expense of economic growth, adding that failure to act now would cause more pain later

Sensex falls 70 points in early trade; Nifty tests 17,000 amid positive trend in Asian markets
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Sensex falls 70 points in early trade; Nifty tests 17,000 amid positive trend in Asian markets

The 30-share BSE benchmark fell 69.26 points to 58,067.10 in early trade. The broader NSE Nifty slipped 37.45 points to 17,308. International oil benchmark Brent Crude dipped 0.30 percent

Asian markets struggle as traders gripped by recession fear
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Asian markets struggle as traders gripped by recession fear

Data showing US consumers are growing increasingly reticent about spending dealt a fresh blow to equities, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst January-June since 1970

Asian markets mostly lower in cautious trading; bitcoin price steady at $20,000
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Asian markets mostly lower in cautious trading; bitcoin price steady at $20,000

Shares fell in most Asian markets but rose in Hong Kong and India as worries over inflation and risks of a global recession from central bank efforts to bring it under control appeared to outweigh Wall Street's mostly positive close on 17 June, 2022

Asian markets mixed as rate hike woes offset China tech hopes
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Asian markets mixed as rate hike woes offset China tech hopes

Markets have seen some levelling out in recent weeks as the easing of lockdown measures in China helps to offset some of the worries about higher rates and the impact of the Ukraine war

Asian stocks follow Wall Street down as interest rate hike worries grow
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street down as interest rate hike worries grow

Energy markets remain volatile as the conflict in Ukraine continues and demand remains high amid tight supplies of oil

Asian markets drop as US rout, China worries hit sentiment
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Asian markets drop as US rout, China worries hit sentiment

Trading floors around the world have been buffeted for months by a perfect storm of crises including China's lockdowns, surging inflation, Fed plans to hike rates, elevated oil prices and the war in Ukraine

Asian markets down, oil prices up as Ukraine keeps traders on edge
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Asian markets down, oil prices up as Ukraine keeps traders on edge

World leaders continue to work for a de-escalation but have so far failed, while Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky said he had tried to call Putin but there was 'no answer, only silence'

Sensex rises advances 100 points in early trade; Nifty above 15,200; HDFC, Reliance Industries lead gains
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Sensex rises advances 100 points in early trade; Nifty above 15,200; HDFC, Reliance Industries lead gains

Titan was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, advancing nearly 2 percent, followed by Sun Pharma, M&M, L&T, Bajaj Finserv, HUL and Asian Paints

Asian markets extend rally amid falling COVID-19 cases; oil prices surge on hopes of rising demand
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Asian markets extend rally amid falling COVID-19 cases; oil prices surge on hopes of rising demand

Tokyo was the standout performer, with the Nikkei 225 breaking through 30,000 points for the first time in 31 years

After gains on Wall Street, Asian shares mostly on the rise ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration
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After gains on Wall Street, Asian shares mostly on the rise ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

Janet Yellen, Biden's nominee to be treasury secretary, told the Senate Finance Committee that the incoming administration would lay out a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal

Stock markets end day's session in green: Sensex up over 500 points, Nifty nears 9,500; Zee, Eicher Motors top gainers
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Stock markets end day's session in green: Sensex up over 500 points, Nifty nears 9,500; Zee, Eicher Motors top gainers

Sensex hit a high of 32,267.23 points during the day ahead of the expiry of May derivatives contracts. It finally ended 595.37 points or 1.88 percent higher at 32,200.59.

Gold prices rise as simmering US-China tensions over Hong Kong boost demand; ETF holdings reach fresh high
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Gold prices rise as simmering US-China tensions over Hong Kong boost demand; ETF holdings reach fresh high

The escalating tensions have increased interest in gold, which is seen as a safe investment during times of political and financial uncertainty.

Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow
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Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will also remain shut

Markets open flat: Sensex, Nifty subdued as economic package fails to enthuse; Rupee high in early trade
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Markets open flat: Sensex, Nifty subdued as economic package fails to enthuse; Rupee high in early trade

Sensex dropped over 200 points in opening session on Friday tracking losses in index heavyweights HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries amid weak domestic investor sentiment.

Markets open weak: Sensex slumps over 400 points, Nifty drops below 9,200-mark; bank stocks slide
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Markets open weak: Sensex slumps over 400 points, Nifty drops below 9,200-mark; bank stocks slide

Sensex dropped over 400 points in opening session on Tuesday dragged by losses in index-heavyweights HDFC twins, Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank amid weak cues from global markets.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices give up intra-day gains as Sensex, Nifty end in red; ICICI Bank, HUL among major losers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices give up intra-day gains as Sensex, Nifty end in red; ICICI Bank, HUL among major losers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices give up intra-day gains as Sensex, Nifty end in red; ICICI Bank, HUL among major losers

Markets open in green: Sensex rallies over 600 points in early trade, Nifty surges above 9,370; RIL jumps 2% after Vista deal
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Markets open in green: Sensex rallies over 600 points in early trade, Nifty surges above 9,370; RIL jumps 2% after Vista deal

IndusInd Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, soaring over 4 percent, followed by Kotak Bank, Hindustan Unilever and Axis Bank.

Markets soar in opening session: Sensex jumps over 1,100 points, Nifty above  9,200-level buoyed by RBI governor's media briefing
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Markets soar in opening session: Sensex jumps over 1,100 points, Nifty above 9,200-level buoyed by RBI governor's media briefing

Sensex rallied over 1,100 points in opening trade on Friday tracking strong gains in index heavyweights HDFC twins, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank and TCS amid positive cues from global markets.

Markets open in negative note: Sensex down 400 points, Nifty drops; Axis Bank, RIL among top losers
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Markets open in negative note: Sensex down 400 points, Nifty drops; Axis Bank, RIL among top losers

After hitting a low of 29,602.94, the 30-share BSE Sensex pared most losses to trade 14.98 points or 0.05 percent lower at 30,052.23.Similarly, the NSE Nifty was quoting 9.50 points, or 0.11 percent, down at 8,782.70.