At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened marginally higher at 72.05 against the US dollar, before turning negative and dropping 15 paise to 72.24 against its previous close
FPIs turn net buyers, infuse Rs 1,841 cr in first half of September; inflows triggered by improving investor sentiment
FPIs withdrew a net amount of Rs 2,031.02 crore from equities but put in Rs 3,872.19 crore in the debt segment during 3-13 September.
Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade ahead of key macro data releases; Tata Steel, ICICI Bank among top gainers
In the previous session, the BSE barometer ended 125.37 points, or 0.34 per cent, higher at 37,270.82. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 32.65 points, or 0.30 per cent, to finish at 11,035.70.
Markets to eye industrial production, inflation data in holiday-truncated week; auto stocks may remain in limelight: Analysts
Investors would watch out for industrial production, inflation number and manufacturing production data scheduled to come on Thursday for further cues.
Sensex rises over 150 points on easing inflation, positive global cues; realty, FMCG, power, bank stocks gain
Sensex was trading higher by 169.36 points, or 0.47%, at 36,322.97. The gauge had lost over 720 points in the previous four days.
Sensex up 46 points in choppy trade on better macrodata, foreign fund inflows; PSU, metal, power stocks rally
The 30-share index fell over 140 points in opening trade but soon recovered the lost ground to quote higher by 46.12 points or 0.13 percent at 34,859.11.
Sensex was quoting 155.14 points, or 0.44 percent higher at 35,313.69 points. The gauge had lost over 79 points on Friday.
GDP data comparing growth under NDA and UPA regimes moved to 'draft reports' section of Ministry of Statistics' website
The statistics ministry says estimates in a draft report on the back-casting of GDP series are not 'official', while the NSC says the methodology for back-casting GDP series is a "work in progress".
GDP back series calculation: Mundle committee has shown the way but more work needed; politicising statistics must end
The NDA government needs to come out with a back series sooner rather than later.
The MPC is unlikely to derive great comfort from the July inflation numbers alone and lower its guard on the inflation fight.
The nervousness was palpable as investors looked forward to the release of CPI inflation, to be released on Tuesday. Wholesale inflation is due on Wednesday.