Brokers react while trading at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India. Reuters
The Indian equity markets is set to face another volatile week ahead, as the ongoing flight of foreign funds is expected to continue on the back of latest taxation surcharge on the super rich category along with subdued quarterly earning numbers.
Strong gains by index major Infosys and Sun Pharma aided the Sensex in advancing over 160 points on Monday. Infosys hit its all-time high level with 7.2 per cent gain on the back of strong numbers in its quarterly results
Looking like the last day of the losing streak for the markets, Thursday’s trading session, however, proved no different that the developments over the past five days.
Ahead of the fourth quarter results of the IT heavyweights Infosys and TCS, and key macro data release, major equity indices ended the week on a higher note led by gains in banking stocks. The BSE Sensex closed 160.10 points or 0.41 per cent higher at 38,767.11. The broader Nifty finished 46.75 points or 0.40 per cent higher at 11,643.45. “Market turned positive despite a weak rupee as investors
Sharjah Airport, one of the busiest in the region, has received a record 13.6 million passengers in 2019 with an year-on-year increase of 13 per cent compared to 12 million passengers in 2018, it was revealed during a meeting in held in Sharjah.
Britain on Tuesday greenlighted a limited role for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in the country’s 5G network, insisting that “high risk vendors” would be excluded from “sensitive” core infrastructure.
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), today reported its full year financial results for 2019, announcing a net profit of Dhs12.5 billion, up 4 per cent from Dhs12.0 billion in 2018.